NBC Stays on 'Biggest Loser' Diet
"'The Biggest Loser' is a valuable franchise and proven competitor in a very challenging time period," NBC Entertainment president Kevin Reilly says. "The producing team has come up with unique ways to keep the series fresh, and we anticipate the next cycle will continue to produce life-changing results for the contestants and jaw-dropping reveals for the viewers."
So far this season, the show has averaged 7.4 million viewers per week and a 3.1 rating among the adults 18-49 that NBC targets. That's down by more than 2 million viewers overall and one rating point in the 18-49 demo compared to last season.
However, those ratings have come in a very tough timeslot opposite
The show's current season began with contestants from all 50 states; 14 remained with host
The Dec. 13 finale will bring all the contestants back. The contestant with the greatest percentage of weight lost in the home-based group will win $50,000, while the best performer among those who were voted off the show gets a hundred grand. The title of