In crowning its new champ, The Biggest Loser was Tuesday's biggest winner among adults 18-to-49, helping NBC just beat CBS in the demo. Overall, the two-hour finale of Loser that aired 9-11 p.m. posted a 4.0 rating in the demo (peaking at 11.2 million viewers). That's up 29 percent from last week's episode, but down 20 percent compared to last autumn's season-ender. Elsewhere at 9, NCIS: Los Angeles scored a 3.2 (16.8 million) while reruns for everything else lagged far behind (Fox's Glee, 2.1, 5.4 million viewers; ABC's No Ordinary Family, 1.0, 3.5 million; and the CW's The Vampire Diaries, 0.5, 1.2 million.) To Read More Click Here.
Well, it's been a long road on 'The Biggest Loser' (Tue., 9PM ET on NBC). But the season came to an end tonight when one winner was crowned. Four contestants remained: Ada, Elizabeth, Frado and Patrick. Only one of them could take home the $250,000 grand prize. "This is it," host Alison Sweeney said. "We are all down to this final weigh-in." And so, your winner of 'The Biggest Loser,' Season 10 was ... ... Patrick House! The 28-year-old father of two lost 181 pounds, a whopping 45.25 percent of his starting body weight. Confetti fell from the ceiling, as his family members in the audience embraced. Patrick started the show at 400 pounds and he leaves weighing 219 -- and with a quarter of a million dollars lining his pockets. He beat out Alfrado "Frado" Dinten, who came in second after losing 162 pounds. To Read More Click Here.
After a season of intense game playing the December 14 finale of The Biggest Loser came down to a battle between 28-year-old Patrick House and his closest friend on the ranch, 43-year-old Alfredo "Frado" Dinten. With an impressive loss of 181 lbs, House, who started out at 400 lbs, nabbed the Season 10 victory by losing just 1 percent more body weight than his competition, and claimed the $250,000 prize. Just moments after he stepped off the giant scale one last time, we spoke to the no-longer-unemployed sales representative from Vicksburg, Mississippi, who beyond reclaiming his health now feels like he has reclaimed the rest of his life as well. To Read More Click Here.
Spoiler Alert: The following reveals the winner of Tuesday's Biggest Loser finale. After seven long months, one person is the named the ultimate loser — aka the winner — on the Season 10 finale of The Biggest Loser. First, host Alison Sweeney introduced the 14 at-home contestants competing for the $100,000 prize. After losing 213 pounds (50.59 percent) and weighing in at 208 pounds, Mark is the winner. Rick is the runner-up, losing 350 pounds (47.14 percent) and coming in at 185 pounds. Aside from revealing the contestants for Season 11 throughout the live broadcast, Sweeney also gives hints about the two new trainers joining the show next season. The new female trainer is a former Golden Globe champion and the new male trainer is a martial arts expert who's been named the best trainer in New York. Their identities won't be revealed until the season premiere on Jan. 4, but the guessing starts ... now! To Read More Click Here.
Each season of 'The Biggest Loser' brings a new twist. For season 11, which premieres on Jan. 4, it involves the two trainers brought in to help replace Jillian Michaels when she leaves the show at the end of the season. Depending on where contestants place in the first challenge, they'll be able to decide whether they want to work with Bob Harper and Michaels on the ranch, or move to a secret location and work out with two mystery trainers in exchange for four weeks of immunity. NBC promises "a riveting ride of intense emotions, surprising turns and 'can't miss' moments" will ensue. It's fitting that the newbie trainers will be paired up together, since the next 'Biggest Loser' will be a couples edition. After the jump, learn more about the latest batch of 'Losers,' courtesy an NBC press release. The new contestants competing for the $250,000 grand prize are: To Read More Click Here.
Watch a sneak peek of the upcoming episode of THE BIGGEST LOSER Season 10 Finale which airs on Tuesday, December 14 at 8pm. Episode Synopsis: In this must-see, exciting live finale, all of the contestants from this season return for a special reunion and a chance to weigh in one last time – and show America how much weight they’ve all lost since beginning their weight-loss journeys. There are four contestants left, but America has voted on the two that fell below the yellow line in last week’s episode to choose who will be the third finalist in the game. After America’s vote is revealed and the third finalist is announced, the eliminated player will then weigh in with the other 18 eliminated contestants to compete for the $100,000 "at home" prize. Then it’s the moment viewers have been waiting for, when one of the three finalists will be named this season’s "Biggest Loser" and win the coveted grand prize of $250,000! Alison Sweeney is the host, and trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels also star. Source & Preview
There’s going to be a shake-up in the training staff of NBC’s THE BIGGEST LOSER. Entertainment Weekly reports that Jillian Michaels is leaving the weight loss reality show after its eleventh season. Confirming the news on her Twitter page, Michaels said, "Season 11 of Biggest Loser will be my last have to finish out my contract." She also tweeted that her replacement has been chosen and will be introduced during season 11. Michaels is leaving so she can take a year off from television to focus on becoming a mother and doing charity work. "Shooting Losing It also had big impact on me. Living with kids I saw first hand what I was missing," she tweeted. Do you think this will hurt or help the show? The season 10 finale of The Biggest Loser airs on NBC Tuesday December 14 at 9pm eastern/8pm central. Season 11, a couples’ edition, premieres on Tuesday, January 4 at 8pm eastern/7pm central. Source Here
Glee's Christmas episode led Fox to a decisive victory Tuesday night, while even reruns of the reliable NCIS and NCIS: Los Angeles on CBS pulled in big audiences. At 8, the fall finale of Glee posted a 4.4 rating in the adults 18-49 demo and 11 million total viewers. NCIS scored a 2.0 rating with 11.8 million, and ABC's A Charlie Brown Christmas posted a 2.6 — down 30 percent from last year's airing -- with 8 million. (The animated holiday special was the most popular show on Tuesday night with kids aged 2-11.) Elsewhere, NBC's Minute To Win It won a 1.6 rating and 6.9 million, and the CW's One Tree Hill averaged a 1.0 rating and 2.2 million. NCIS: LA pulled in 10.4 million people (1.9 demo rating) at 9. The ABC freshman series No Ordinary Family averaged 6.3 million and a 1.9 demo rating. Fox's Raising Hope was up 7 percent and tied NBC's The Biggest Loser in the demo — 2.9 — but canceled Running Wilde fell off precipitously to 1.7. The CW's Life Unexpected put up a 0.9 with 1.8 million watching. The Biggest Loser performed consistently, with an audience of 8 million-plus that grew along with the overall demo to a season-high 3.1, and was even the biggest winner during the last hour it was on — against Detroit 1-8-7 and The Good Wife. Source Here
Tonight, check out the last new fall season episode of Glee, in which the McKinley kids celebrate the Christmas season with some of our favorite holiday hits! Also, don't forget special holiday episodes of both Eureka and Warehouse 13 on Syfy! See what else is new tonight: 8/7c A Charlie Brown Christmas on ABC One Tree Hill on The CW Glee on FOX Minute to Win It on NBC 9/8c No Ordinary Family on ABC Life Unexpected on The CW Raising Hope on FOX This Biggest Loser on NBC Eureka on Syfy -- holiday special! 9:30/8:30c Running Wilde on FOX 10/9c Detroit 187 on ABC Warehouse 13 on Syfy -- holiday special! 16 and Pregnant on MTV Glory Daze on TBS What will you be watching?
Watch a sneak peek and check out photos of the upcoming episode of THE BIGGEST LOSER Season 10 Episode 12 which airs on Tuesday, December 7 at 8pm. Episode Synopsis: THE FINAL FOUR CONTESTANTS FACE THEIR TOUGHEST CHALLENGE YET – RUNNING A MARATHON — WHILE BEING CHEERED ON BY FAMILY AND FRIENDS – The final four contestants leave the ranch and transition back to life at home, showing off their new slimmer selves to family and friends and facing the temptations and challenges of everyday life. Six weeks later, they return to the ranch to run 26.2 miles, cheered on by loved ones. The winner breaks a "Biggest Loser" marathon record. Then a final weigh-in determines who the two definite finalists will be – and which two contestants fall below the dreaded yellow line, leaving America to vote which one will be the third finalist to compete for the grand prize of $250,000. Alison Sweeney hosts, and trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels also star. Source & Preview