It's Makeover Week for Final Five on 'The Biggest Loser' (VIDEO)

It's 'Makeover Week' on 'The Biggest Loser' (Tue., 8PM ET on NBC), which must have almost broke the hearts of the producers. There just wasn't as much to do with these five contestants than we've seen in past seasons, leading to final products not as breathtaking as previous years. !!SPOILER ALERT!! Nevertheless, they were clearly all having a good time shopping in Beverly Hills with stylist Jeannie Mai, who seemed as thrilled to meet them as they clearly didn't know who she was. Most importantly though, it's always exciting to see their new looks and how it makes them feel to be done over.

THE BIGGEST LOSER Season 12 Episode 11 (Makeover Week)

THE BIGGEST LOSER  Season 12 Episode 11 airs Tuesday November 29 8-10 p.m. ET on NBC. Episode Synopsis : CELEBRITY HAIRSTYLIST KEN PAVES AND FASHION EXPERT JEANNIE MAI HELP TRANSFORM FINAL FIVE CONTESTANTS  IN MUST-SEE MAKEOVER  EPISODE – In this eagerly-anticipated makeover episode, the five remaining players head off to a luxury spa  to get pampered before shopping  for stylish new clothes in Beverly Hills with fashion maven Jeannie Mai. Then in-demand Hollywood hairdresser Ken Paves crafts stylish new looks for the contestants before a limousine whisks them away to see Cirque Du Soleil’s “Iris.” But before the show begins, each player gets a heartwarming reunion with a loved one flown in to celebrate their big day and see their amazing transformation. Later, back to reality and the ranch, the contestants weigh in and one more is eliminated, leaving the final four players of the season. Read More...

TV ratings: 'Dancing With the Stars' finale wins Tuesday but way down from last year

Fast national ratings for Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011The finale of "Dancing With the Stars" won the night for ABC Tuesday, but its ratings were down significantly from last fall's closer, in keeping with this season as a whole. "NCIS" and the other CBS dramas had a bit of an off night, while a special Tuesday edition of "The X Factor" struggled opposite "DWTS."ABC delivered 15.65 million viewers and a 9.9 rating/15 share in households Tuesday evening, beating CBS (14.3 million, 8.8/14) by a little more than a million viewers. FOX came in third with 9.3 million viewers and a 5.4/8. NBC (5.2 million, 3.3/5) finished fourth, and The CW trailed with 1.1 million viewers and a 0.8/1.The Alphabet also led the adults 18-49 demographic with a 3.5 rating. FOX took second in the demo with a 3.2, topping CBS' 2.9. NBC averaged 1.9 and The CW 0.5....

Gameplay Leads to Tense Elimination Vote on 'Biggest Loser' (VIDEO)

Every time, I seem to lose track of the number of contestants somewhere in the middle of each season of 'The Biggest Loser' (Tue., 8PM ET on NBC). And then, all of a sudden there are only six or so people left in the house. That's where I found myself this week, surprised that it was so close to ending. The contestants got to experience a little bit of Thanksgiving -- am I the only one who thinks of the absurdity of celebrating these holidays months in advance when the episodes were actually filmed? -- with a temptation challenge that promised three different prizes.

THE BIGGEST LOSER Season 12 Episode 10

THE BIGGEST LOSER  Season 12 Episode 10 airs Tuesday November 22 8-10 p.m. ET on NBC. Episode Synopsis : TRAINERS PREPARE A HEALTHY THANKSGIVING FEAST FOR CONTESTANTS, WHO LATER FACE THEIR TOUGHEST CHALLENGE SO FAR — The contestants start their week with a holiday food temptation involving Thanksgiving favorites and amazing prizes, including a coveted 3 lb. advantage. Later, trainers Bob Harper, Anna Kournikova and Dolvett Quince prepare a healthy Thanksgiving dinner for the players, and everyone shares what they are most thankful for, with one trainer sharing a surprising revelation. Then it’s the toughest challenge of the season so far with an outdoor, one-mile high climb on Jacob’s Ladder treadmill climbers. The top finishers win special prizes with a “Pay it forward” twist. Later, one contestant does something considered uncharitable by the others, leading to friction at the elimination table before another player is sent home. Alison Sweeney hosts the series. Read More...

TV ratings: 'NCIS' leads Tuesday again, 'New Girl' steady for FOX

Fast national ratings for Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011Tuesday's ratings looked a lot like they did a week ago -- CBS was down slightly but still led the night across the board, ABC was up a touch and FOX's lineup was pretty much even. "Glee" and "New Girl" improved slightly in viewers, but the former's adults 18-49 rating slipped a little and the latter's was flat vs. last week.CBS averaged 15.4 million viewers and a 9.6 rating/15 share in households for the night, leading ABC (10.8 million, 7.2/11) by a fairly wide margin. FOX (6.5 million, 4.1/6) finished third. NBC came in fourth with 5.8 million viewers and a 3.8/6. The CW (1.75 million, 1.1/2) was up a bit from last week.The Eye also led the adults 18-49 demographic with a 3.2 rating, beating out FOX's 2.9. ABC finished third in the demo with a 2.3. NBC scored a 2.0 and The CW a 0.7....

THE BIGGEST LOSER Season 12 Episode 9

THE BIGGEST LOSER  Season 12  Episode 9 airs Tuesday November 15 8-10 p.m. ET on NBC. Episode Synopsis : APOLO OHNO  GUEST STARS, AND THE SEVEN REMAINING PLAYERS COMPETE IN A PENTATHLON — The competition heats up as host Alison Sweeney tells the remaining seven players that they will be competing in a pentathlon – and they can only rely on themselves because this week, the game goes to singles. Contestants will earn points in each of the five events, which will test everything from speed to strength to nutrition knowledge. The pentathlon winner gets the coveted prize of immunity, while the loser gets a weigh-in disadvantage. The players get a very special surprise when eight-time Olympic medalist Apolo Ohno arrives to lead the contestants through their final event, motivating them each step of the way. Also, one of the trainers reveals details about their difficult childhood to a contestant who is struggling with trust issues. And later, the weigh-in is followed by the most  emotional elimination of the season  so far. Read More...

Anna Kournikova Will Not Return to 'Biggest Loser'

The tennis star is not renewing her contract with the NBC show for the next season, saying she is not going to be a 'full time trainer'.

TV ratings: 'NCIS' up Tuesday, sex doesn't sell for 'Glee'

Fast national ratings for Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011"NCIS" got a ratings bump Tuesday with the first half of a two-part story, and "The Biggest Loser" also improved for NBC. "Glee," meanwhile, stayed on the low side with its hyped "The First Time" episode, while "New Girl" also declined in viewers (although it was even with last week among adults 18-49). CBS led every hour of primetime in viewers on its way to averaging 15.8 million viewers and a 10.0 rating/15 share in households for the night. ABC (10.4 million, 6.9/11) came in second. FOX (6.3 million, 4.0/6) took third by a very slim margin over NBC (6.28 million, 4.0/6). The CW drew 1.6 million viewers and a 1.1/2.The adults 18-49 race was closer, but CBS still led the way with a 3.3 rating. FOX grabbed second in the demographic with a 2.9. NBC's 2.3 edged ABC's 2.2 for third, and The CW trailed with a...

Jessica Limpert Talks Finding Love & Losing Weight on 'The Biggest Loser' (VIDEO)

Jessica Limpert, the latest cast-off from 'The Biggest Loser,' stopped by 'The Wendy Williams Show' (weekdays, syndicated on Fox) to talk about her 69-pound weight-loss and relationship with fellow contestant Ramone Medeiros. Limpert told Wendy that she went on the show for her health, not looking for love, but found a deep connection with Ramone that transcended superficial things. "I was able to connect with him on a different level ... We're not outside in the real world dating, where you're showing off your good parts ... we're showing our bellies, and our fat, and our depression," she said. Wendy added that starting a relationship already well aware of your partner's "warts and all" might actually provide the foundation for a long-lasting relationship, a rare commodity on the reality TV circuit.