The Biggest Loser Episodes

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The Biggest Loser episodes

Oct 09, 2014: Sidelined
Oct 02, 2014: The Lottery
Sep 25, 2014: Double Header
Sep 20, 2014: The Knockout Recap
Sep 18, 2014: The Knockout
Sep 11, 2014: Opening Day
Feb 04, 2014: The Biggest Loser
Jan 28, 2014: The Biggest Loser
Jan 21, 2014: The Biggest Loser
Jan 14, 2014: The Biggest Loser
Jan 07, 2014: The Biggest Loser
Dec 17, 2013: The Biggest Loser
Dec 10, 2013: The Biggest Loser
Dec 03, 2013: The Biggest Loser
Nov 26, 2013: The Biggest Loser
Nov 19, 2013: The Biggest Loser
Nov 12, 2013: The Biggest Loser
Nov 05, 2013: The Biggest Loser
Oct 29, 2013: The Biggest Loser
Oct 22, 2013: The Biggest Loser
Oct 15, 2013: The Biggest Loser
Mar 18, 2013: Live Finale
Mar 11, 2013: Down to the Wire
Mar 04, 2013: Make a Difference
Feb 25, 2013: Face Your Fears
Feb 18, 2013: Be Yourself
Feb 11, 2013: Tough Love
Feb 04, 2013: Lead by Example
Jan 28, 2013: Waist & Money
Jan 21, 2013: Pay It Forward
Jan 14, 2013: Cut the Junk
Jan 07, 2013: Get Moving
Jan 06, 2013: We're Back... And So Is Jillian
May 01, 2012: The Biggest Loser
Apr 24, 2012: The Biggest Loser
Apr 17, 2012: The Biggest Loser
Apr 10, 2012: The Biggest Loser
Apr 03, 2012: The Biggest Loser
Mar 27, 2012: The Biggest Loser
Mar 20, 2012: The Biggest Loser
Mar 13, 2012: The Biggest Loser
Mar 06, 2012: The Biggest Loser
Feb 28, 2012: The Biggest Loser
Feb 21, 2012: The Biggest Loser
Feb 14, 2012: The Biggest Loser
Feb 07, 2012: The Biggest Loser
Jan 31, 2012: The Biggest Loser
Jan 24, 2012: The Biggest Loser
Jan 17, 2012: The Biggest Loser
Jan 10, 2012: The Biggest Loser
Jan 03, 2012: The Biggest Loser
Dec 13, 2011: The Biggest Loser
Dec 06, 2011: The Biggest Loser
Nov 29, 2011: The Biggest Loser
Nov 23, 2011: 2011 Special Update
Nov 22, 2011: The Biggest Loser
Nov 15, 2011: The Biggest Loser
Nov 08, 2011: The Biggest Loser
Nov 01, 2011: The Biggest Loser
Oct 25, 2011: The Biggest Loser
Oct 18, 2011: The Biggest Loser
Oct 11, 2011: The Biggest Loser
Oct 04, 2011: The Biggest Loser
Sep 27, 2011: The Biggest Loser
Sep 20, 2011: The Biggest Loser
Sep 06, 2011: The Biggest Loser: Families
May 24, 2011: The Biggest Loser: Couples
May 17, 2011: The Biggest Loser: Couples
May 10, 2011: The Biggest Loser: Couples
May 03, 2011: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Apr 26, 2011: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Apr 19, 2011: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Apr 12, 2011: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Apr 05, 2011: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Mar 29, 2011: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Mar 22, 2011: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Mar 15, 2011: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Mar 08, 2011: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Mar 01, 2011: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Feb 22, 2011: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Feb 15, 2011: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Feb 08, 2011: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Feb 01, 2011: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Jan 25, 2011: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Jan 18, 2011: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Jan 11, 2011: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Jan 04, 2011: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Dec 14, 2010: The Biggest Loser
Dec 07, 2010: The Biggest Loser
Nov 30, 2010: The Biggest Loser
Nov 24, 2010: 2010 Special Update
Nov 23, 2010: The Biggest Loser
Nov 16, 2010: The Biggest Loser
Nov 09, 2010: The Biggest Loser
Nov 02, 2010: The Biggest Loser
Oct 26, 2010: The Biggest Loser
Oct 19, 2010: The Biggest Loser
Oct 12, 2010: The Biggest Loser
Oct 05, 2010: The Biggest Loser
Sep 28, 2010: The Biggest Loser
Sep 21, 2010: The Biggest Loser
Jun 05, 2010: 9th Season Recap
May 25, 2010: The Biggest Loser: Couples
May 18, 2010: The Biggest Loser: Couples
May 11, 2010: The Biggest Loser: Couples
May 04, 2010: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Apr 27, 2010: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Apr 20, 2010: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Apr 13, 2010: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Apr 06, 2010: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Mar 30, 2010: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Mar 23, 2010: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Mar 16, 2010: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Mar 09, 2010: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Mar 02, 2010: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Feb 09, 2010: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Feb 02, 2010: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Jan 26, 2010: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Jan 19, 2010: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Jan 12, 2010: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Jan 05, 2010: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Dec 08, 2009: The Biggest Loser
Dec 01, 2009: The Biggest Loser
Nov 25, 2009: The Biggest Loser: Where Are They Now?
Nov 24, 2009: The Biggest Loser
Nov 17, 2009: The Biggest Loser
Nov 10, 2009: The Biggest Loser
Nov 03, 2009: The Biggest Loser
Oct 27, 2009: The Biggest Loser
Oct 20, 2009: The Biggest Loser
Oct 13, 2009: The Biggest Loser
Oct 06, 2009: The Biggest Loser
Sep 29, 2009: The Biggest Loser
Sep 22, 2009: The Biggest Loser
Sep 15, 2009: The Biggest Loser
May 12, 2009: The Biggest Loser: Couples
May 05, 2009: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Apr 28, 2009: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Apr 21, 2009: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Apr 14, 2009: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Apr 07, 2009: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Mar 31, 2009: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Mar 24, 2009: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Mar 17, 2009: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Mar 10, 2009: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Mar 03, 2009: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Feb 25, 2009: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Feb 24, 2009: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Feb 17, 2009: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Feb 10, 2009: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Feb 03, 2009: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Jan 27, 2009: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Jan 20, 2009: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Jan 13, 2009: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Jan 06, 2009: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Dec 16, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Families
Dec 09, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Families
Dec 02, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Families
Nov 25, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Families
Nov 18, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Families
Nov 11, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Families
Oct 28, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Families
Oct 21, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Families
Oct 14, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Families
Oct 08, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Families
Oct 07, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Families
Sep 30, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Families
Sep 23, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Families
Sep 16, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Families
Apr 15, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Apr 08, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Apr 01, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Mar 25, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Mar 18, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Mar 11, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Mar 04, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Feb 26, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Feb 19, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Feb 12, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Feb 05, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Jan 29, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Jan 22, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Jan 15, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Jan 08, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Jan 01, 2008: The Biggest Loser: Couples
Dec 18, 2007: The Biggest Loser
Dec 11, 2007: The Biggest Loser
Dec 04, 2007: The Biggest Loser
Nov 27, 2007: The Biggest Loser
Nov 20, 2007: The Biggest Loser
Nov 13, 2007: The Biggest Loser
Nov 06, 2007: The Biggest Loser
Oct 30, 2007: The Biggest Loser
Oct 23, 2007: The Biggest Loser
Oct 16, 2007: The Biggest Loser
Oct 09, 2007: The Biggest Loser
Oct 02, 2007: The Biggest Loser
Sep 25, 2007: The Biggest Loser
Sep 18, 2007: The Biggest Loser
Sep 11, 2007: The Biggest Loser
Sep 04, 2007: Recap
Aug 17, 2007: Engaged Couples 2
Aug 16, 2007: The Biggest Loser Goes to the Beach
Aug 15, 2007: We're Baaacckk
Jul 18, 2007: The Tofanellis vs. Stephens
Jul 16, 2007: The Tofanellis vs. Stephens
Jul 14, 2007: Navy Wives vs. Military Wives
Jul 12, 2007: Navy Wives vs. Military Wives
Jul 11, 2007: The Nuhas vs. The Samuels
Jul 10, 2007: The Nuhas vs. the Samuels
Jul 10, 2007: Little Italy Family vs. 1950s Diner Family
Jul 07, 2007: Little Italy Family vs. 1950s Diner Family
Jul 03, 2007: Season 3 Finale
Jun 30, 2007: Season 3 Finale
Jun 28, 2007: The Biggest Loser Goes Back to School
Jun 25, 2007: The Biggest Loser Holiday
Jun 09, 2007: Engaged Couples
Jun 09, 2007: Engaged Couples
Jun 02, 2007: Engaged Couples
Jun 02, 2007: Engaged Couples
May 25, 2007: Only Four Will Remain
May 05, 2007: It Isn't Over Until It's Over
Dec 13, 2006: Season Finale
Dec 06, 2006: The Final Four
Dec 06, 2006: Back to School Episode
Nov 29, 2006: All About the Holidays
Nov 15, 2006: Individuals
Nov 08, 2006: They're Back
Nov 01, 2006: Duos
Oct 25, 2006: Tough Choices
Oct 18, 2006: Gym Gone
Oct 11, 2006: Free Pass
Oct 04, 2006: The Biggest Loser
Sep 27, 2006: The Biggest Loser
Sep 20, 2006: The Biggest Loser
Nov 29, 2005: The Biggest Loser
Nov 29, 2005: The Biggest Loser
Nov 29, 2005: The Biggest Loser
Nov 22, 2005: The Biggest Loser
Nov 15, 2005: The Biggest Loser
Nov 08, 2005: The Biggest Loser
Nov 01, 2005: The Biggest Loser
Oct 25, 2005: The Biggest Loser
Oct 18, 2005: The Biggest Loser
Oct 11, 2005: The Biggest Loser
Oct 04, 2005: The Biggest Loser
Sep 27, 2005: The Biggest Loser
Sep 20, 2005: The Biggest Loser
Sep 13, 2005: The Biggest Loser
Jan 18, 2005: The Biggest Loser
Jan 11, 2005: The Biggest Loser
Jan 04, 2005: The Biggest Loser
Dec 21, 2004: A Look Back
Dec 14, 2004: The Biggest Loser
Dec 07, 2004: The Biggest Loser
Nov 30, 2004: The Biggest Loser
Nov 23, 2004: The Biggest Loser
Nov 16, 2004: The Biggest Loser
Nov 09, 2004: The Biggest Loser
Oct 26, 2004: The Biggest Loser
Oct 19, 2004: The Biggest Loser

Sidelined Season 16, Episode 5

The teams are challenged to race through the air across a canyon and then solve a puzzle; and the winners get the chance to sideline one player from the losing team at weigh-in. read more

The Lottery Season 16, Episode 4

A lottery challenge takes place, in which one contestant is selected to go home with a trainer for the week—and the chosen person's weight will be the only one that counts for the team's weigh-in. Meanwhile, the remaining contestants try to keep up with their plans at the ranch without their trainer; and two eliminated players compete at Comeback Canyon. read more

Double Header Season 16, Episode 3

The contestants test their nutritional understanding before competing in an endurance challenge. Meanwhile, an inspirational "Wall of Glory" reminds them of their athletic days and provides motivation to work harder at the gym. read more

The Knockout Recap

The players are challenged to break through "walls of excuses" and complete an obstacle course while carrying a punching bag. Later, Dr. Huizenga meets with each of the contestants to discuss the results of their medical exams. read more

The Knockout Season 16, Episode 2

The players are challenged to break through "walls of excuses" and complete an obstacle course while carrying a punching bag. Later, Dr. Huizenga meets with each of the contestants to discuss the results of their medical exams. read more

Opening Day Season 16, Episode 1

Twenty contestants, all former athletes, begin their weight-loss journeys in the premiere of Season 16. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 15, Episode 15

The winner of the $250,000 prize is crowned in the Season 15 finale, and the eliminated players return to weigh in for the $100,000 at-home prize. The kid participants also show off their transformations. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 15, Episode 14

The Top 5 players compete in a spring triathlon, which involves a half-mile swim, a 12-mile bike ride and a three-mile run, and guarantees the winner a spot as a finalist. Then, the contestants view footage of themselves since arriving on the ranch. Three finalists remain after the weigh-in. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 15, Episode 13

The contestants receive makeovers, with fashion guidance from Tim Gunn and new hairstyles from Ken Paves, before being treated to an evening out and visits from friends and family. Later, two players are eliminated and the Top 5 are revealed. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 15, Episode 12

The players visit Utah Olympic Park and meet Olympic athletes, including Apolo Ohno and Lolo Jones. While there, they participate in curling and bobsled-track challenges. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 15, Episode 11

The eliminated contestants return for a weigh-in and one of them gets a chance to compete again. Also: A kettle-bell beach challenge takes place; former contestant Abby Rike visits; and the players meet NASCAR driver Carl Edwards. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 15, Episode 10

The teams are dissolved, and the 10 remaining players compete in an endurance challenge before a double elimination takes place. Meanwhile, the trainers work out with different contestants; and a player struggles with negative thoughts. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 15, Episode 9

The contestants meet in a diner to answer questions about obesity, and the losing team must work in the eatery for a week. Meanwhile, a trainer helps one of the players work through personal obstacles; and a contestant's family get on a healthy track. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 15, Episode 8

One contestant is sent home along with a trainer, and that player's weigh-in will be the only one that counts for the week. Meanwhile, a trainer helps a contestant reconnect with a once-loved sport; and two players celebrate weight-loss milestones. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 15, Episode 7

The contestants take part in a charity challenge to load boxes of food into trucks to help tornado victims in Moore, Okla. The winning team enjoy a holiday dinner with their loved ones. Also: A player is encouraged to confide a secret to his family. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 15, Episode 6

A bouncing-ball challenge offers a cash prize to the winning team. Also: The contestants watch their audition videos; Ruben and Dolvett meet musician David Foster; and Season 14 winner Danni Allen visits the ranch. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 15, Episode 5

The contestants participate in a cooking challenge with kid ambassadors and Sam Kass, the White House senior policy adviser on nutrition. Also: One team exercises with a group of cancer survivors. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 15, Episode 4

A Halloween challenge tasks the contestants to race through a field of 100 pumpkins filled with candy, cash and one ticket that awards immunity to the finder's entire team. Also: A trainer brings in a special group for workouts; a contestant opens up about a challenging childhood; and the players receive motivational letters from home. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 15, Episode 3

The contestants bid on gym equipment in an auction. Later, one player discusses her difficult childhood; the contestants contact their family members; and Season 12 contestant Vinny Hickerson makes an appearance. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 15, Episode 2

The teams learn that only one member's weigh-in will count for the week, and the representative is chosen by a roll of the die. Also: The players compete in a water-bucket race; a contestant receives a troubling health update; a player connects with a family member; and one of Season 14's child ambassadors revisits the show. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 15, Episode 1

Fifteen contestants, including "American Idol" winner Ruben Studdard, begin their weight-loss journeys in the premiere of Season 15. read more

Live Finale Season 14, Episode 12

The winner of the $250,000 prize is crowned in the Season 14 finale, and the eliminated players return to weigh in for the $100,000 at-home prize. The kid participants also show off their transformations. read more

Down to the Wire Season 14, Episode 11

Two finalists are named along with the two players who will compete for the third spot in the finale. Also: The contestants pull the weight they've lost up a mountain; the kids and the contestants receive health updates and reflect on their weight-loss journeys. read more

Make a Difference Season 14, Episode 10

The contestants receive makeovers, with fashion guidance from Tim Gunn and new hairstyles from Ken Paves. They then return home to reveal their new looks to friends and family. Meanwhile, the players aim to lose a certain percentage of body weight in order to win immunity for everyone. read more

Face Your Fears Season 14, Episode 9

Two players leave the ranch during a week devoted to facing fears. Others confront fears that include sharks, confined spaces and singing in public. Also, a challenge atop a seven-story building is planned for the contestants. Elsewhere, Sunny has a difficult conversation with her mom; Lindsay learns about the daily life of a diabetic; and Biingo tries to eat vegetables. read more

Be Yourself Season 14, Episode 8

The players work together to lose 70 pounds in order to win immunity for all; the kid participants are tested in a pop challenge; a sand-digging challenge offers a weigh-in advantage; the trainers and players participate in a team-building exercise; Subway's Jared Fogle offers words of wisdom; and Jillian and the kids endorse Seventeen magazine's "Body Peace Treaty." read more

Tough Love Season 14, Episode 7

The teams are dissolved at the halfway point of the competition. Also: Valentine's Day treats are featured in a temptation challenge; the trainers encourage the kids to meet their goals; a player makes a kind gesture, while another discusses the reasons behind his weight gain; winners of a racing challenge are reunited with loved ones; and Season 11 winner Olivia Ward and her husband discuss smart ways to celebrate Valentine's Day. read more

Lead by Example Season 14, Episode 6

The weight of just one player per team counts for the week's weigh-in, but each chosen player isn't revealed until the weigh-in. Elsewhere, Cody Simpson speaks to kids about bullying following a speech by Lindsay; Laila Ali leads last-chance workouts; and the contestants dodge swinging pendulums while balancing on a beam in a challenge. read more

Waist & Money Season 14, Episode 5

The players buy nutritious food on a limited budget; a contestant struggles to stay on track despite setbacks; the link between emotional issues and weight is discussed; the trainers Skype with the kid participants; and the players compete in a swimming challenge. read more

Pay It Forward Season 14, Episode 4

The trainers visit the kid contestants at home, leaving the adult players on their own at the ranch. Elsewhere, the contestants run a 5K to benefit a local charity; Jillian has an encounter with a player on another trainer's team; and a struggling player receives good news. read more

Cut the Junk Season 14, Episode 3

The players take a trivia test focusing on childhood obesity, and the losers must spend hours in a room with junk food, soda and video games; Dr. Dolgoff visits Sunny, Lindsay and Biingo's homes to help improve their families' eating habits; and the contestants race through a bubble-gum pit during a challenge. read more

Get Moving Season 14, Episode 2

The players push themselves during exercise sessions at outdoor gyms set up by the trainers; the adults receive health assessments; the NFL's Antonio Gates encourages the contestants during a football-theme challenge; and the kids take a fitness test. read more

We're Back... And So Is Jillian Season 14, Episode 1

Three kids and 15 adults begin their weight-loss journeys in the Season 14 premiere. Trainer Jillian Michaels also returns to the show. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 13, Episode 18

The winner of the $250,000 prize is crowned in the Season 13 finale, and the eliminated players return to weigh in for the $100,000 at-home prize. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 13, Episode 17

Eliminated players return to compete in a four-part challenge in order to win a spot in the final. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 13, Episode 16

Previous winners John Rhode, Olivia Ward and Patrick House return to take on a difficult obstacle course along with the players. Also: The contestant who loses the highest percentage of weight for the week wins an SUV; the trainers and players watch videos documenting their progress. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 13, Episode 15

Michelle Obama discusses health and fitness with the six remaining players and meets with their families. She also joins the gang for a workout at the White House. Elsewhere, Bob counsels a player who turns to food for comfort; and Dolvett leads a last-chance workout in front of the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 13, Episode 14

The contestants receive makeovers before traveling to Washington, D.C., to meet Michelle Obama and debut their new looks to friends and family. Fashion pro Jeannie Mai and celebrity hairstylist Ken Paves assist with the transformations. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 13, Episode 13

Season 12 favorites Antone, Becky and Vinny return to judge a cooking contest and offer the players advice. Elsewhere, the contestants' exercise routines are spiced up with a Zumba class and mountain biking; and the players load food onto trucks during a pop challenge. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 13, Episode 12

The contestants go to Hawaii to test their ability to lose weight during vacation. During the trip, the players face off in a trivia contest and a challenge involving tikis and leis. Later, surfer Bethany Hamilton gives the gang surf lessons. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 13, Episode 11

The teams are dissolved, leaving the nine remaining players to compete on their own. Later, a tug-of-war contest finds the contestants competing for a shopping spree with Jessica Simpson; a trainer helps a player face her fear of heights; and a contestant turns the tables on a trainer. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 13, Episode 10

The teams switch trainers in a move designed to get them out of their comfort zones. Elsewhere, one trainer tries ballet; and the teams navigate a mud pit to locate weight plates in a messy challenge. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 13, Episode 9

The contestants go home for 18 days and have a chance to earn immunity if they lose five percent of their body weight. While some struggle to stay on track, others benefit from the support of family and friends. Also: a home rowing challenge earns the winner $10,000. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 13, Episode 8

A temptation-challenge winner reorganizes the teams in an unpopular move that creates tension and suspicion among the players. Elsewhere, the teams race to assemble a large puzzle in order to win a special prize. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 13, Episode 7

Two players visit home with their trainers in tow, and their weights alone count at the weigh-in. Elsewhere, the teams compete in an obstacle course in order to receive letters from loved ones for Valentine's Day; the players at the ranch must fend for themselves, though one contestant turns to nutritionist Rachel Beller for help preparing a special meal. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 13, Episode 6

One team must work out for a week without the guidance of their trainer, who secretly monitors his players to track their progress. The losing team is determined by a dunk-tank challenge, in which Bob and Dolvett are suspended over water and must rely on the contestants to keep them dry. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 13, Episode 5

The players compete in a trampoline challenge to win the chance to exclude a contestant's weight from the weigh-in. Elsewhere, two eliminated players return for a chance to win a spot at the ranch, and personality clashes cause tension in the house. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 13, Episode 4

The teams compete for exclusive use of the gym during a battering-ram challenge. Bob and Dolvett, meanwhile, try to get through to contestants they feel aren't putting in enough effort to shed pounds. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 13, Episode 3

A Chinese-buffet temptation offers the winner a two-pound advantage at the weigh-in and an opportunity to match up players for a gym challenge. Later, the teams compete in a water-transfer challenge for the chance to video chat with loved ones; a player makes a shocking decision. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 13, Episode 2

The teams bet on the percentage of weight they think they'll lose in order to gain an advantage at the weigh-in. Elsewhere, the contestants learn to shop for healthful foods; the teams compete in a puzzle-based challenge; and Dr. Huizenga performs sobering health assessments. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 13, Episode 1

A new batch of couples arrive at the ranch and are shocked to learn they'll be split up to compete against each other in the Season 13 premiere. The new round has a "No Excuses" theme, and the trainers address the reasons the contestants are overweight. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 12, Episode 13

The winner of the $250,000 prize is crowned in the Season 12 finale, and the eliminated players return to weigh in for the $100,000 at-home prize. Also: Train perform the "Biggest Loser" theme song, "Brand New Book." read more

The Biggest Loser Season 12, Episode 12

The eliminated players return to run a marathon, and the winner earns a spot as a finalist. The first five players to finish also receive a share of a $50,000 prize. Later, the contestants weigh in to determine which two move on to compete in the finals. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 12, Episode 11

The five remaining players receive makeovers with help from stylist Jeannie Mai and hairdresser Ken Paves. Later, they show off their new looks to family and friends before attending Cirque du Soleil's "Iris." read more

2011 Special Update

Updates on past contestants are presented, along with bloopers and behind-the-scenes footage. Also: The trainers offer their thoughts on the current season; a contestant makes a surprise announcement; cameras follow Bob through an average day; Aida Mollenkamp prepares a diet-friendly Thanksgiving dinner and offers cooking tips. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 12, Episode 10

The trainers prepare Thanksgiving dinner for the players, who also face a temptation challenge with a three-pound advantage prize for the winner. Elsewhere, a tough challenge requires the players to climb one mile on Jacob's Ladder treadmills. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 12, Episode 9

The players compete in a pentathlon to win immunity at the weigh-in after the teams are dissolved. Speed skater Apolo Ohno surprises the contestants by coaching them through the final event. Elsewhere, a trainer helps a player deal with trust issues. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 12, Episode 8

The trainers pick one player to represent their teams at the weigh-in. Elsewhere, the contestants work under a time limit to prepare low-calorie dishes for Season 11 champ Olivia Ward and cookbook author Devin Alexander; and Dr. Huizenga delivers good news to a player. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 12, Episode 7

The contestants swap teams and trainers after a calorie-counting challenge, and the realignment causes some tension. Later, the new teams face their first challenge together; and the trainers hold last-chance workouts away from the ranch. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 12, Episode 6

The teams merge into one and learn that they have a chance to avoid an elimination if they're able to collectively lose 100 lbs. during the week. A candy-temptation setup complicates their efforts, however. Also: The players navigate a haunted maze and collect apples during a Halloween-themed challenge. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 12, Episode 5

A player goes home and takes a trainer along for the trip. But the prize comes at a cost: the player's weight is the only one that counts for the team at the weigh-in. Elsewhere, the contestants at the ranch navigate a maze to fill a cylinder with soda; and a trainer lashes out at a player who hides behind humor. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 12, Episode 4

Former contestants Hannah Curlee, Adam Hurtado and Marci Crozier return to offer inspiration to the teams. Also: The players battle the elements during a challenge in order to win letters from home; a player tries to conquer his fear of the water during a pool workout. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 12, Episode 3

The players compete for Super Bowl tickets during NFL week at the ranch. Pros Clay Matthews, Drew Brees and Tony Gonzalez head up a football-throwing challenge, while Tim Tebow, Shawne Merriman and Eric Dickerson conduct last-chance workouts. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 12, Episode 2

Gym-time restrictions are put into place, allowing each team only two hours a day to work out. Elsewhere, the contestants receive health evaluations from Dr. Huizenga, who delivers particularly shocking news to one player; and the teams move a ball through a maze during a challenge. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 12, Episode 1

The contestants are grouped by age and must choose their trainer in the Season 12 premiere. Tennis star Anna Kournikova and fitness expert Dolvett Quince join Bob Harper to make up the trio of trainers for the season. read more

The Biggest Loser: Families

One team heads home for a visit, while the other spends 24 hours with a trainer. Later, the players face an endurance challenge; some contestants decide to step up their workouts after being criticized for slacking off; and a player confides in her trainer about family issues. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 11, Episode 21

After viewer votes determine the third finalist, the winner of the $250,000 prize is crowned in the Season 11 finale. The eliminated players also return to weigh in for the $100,000 at-home prize. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 11, Episode 20

The players carry the weight they've lost so far during a golf-themed challenge and receive support from Season 10 champ Patrick House. Elsewhere, two finalists are named; the gang prepare turkey burgers for kids in a cooking competition; and last-chance workouts are held. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 11, Episode 19

The trainers test the players to see what they've learned during their time at the ranch. The contestants have a chance to add to their scores by playing a "Biggest Loser" video game. Later, the players compete for an advantage at the weigh-in during a stair-building challenge utilizing weighted sandbags. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 11, Episode 18

The contestants receive Cinderella-themed makeovers with fashion guidance from Tim Gunn and new hairstyles from Ken Paves. The players then show off their new looks to friends and family at a castle, where the band OneRepublic perform. Elsewhere, the players search for two keys hidden in car-shaped sandcastles during a challenge. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 11, Episode 17

The players pull a car for a half mile with NASCAR's Clint Bowyer on hand for support. Former contestant Tara Costa also participates in the challenge. Later, Sam Poueu and Ali Vincent lead a gym workout and offer inspiration to the group. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 11, Episode 16

The players try river surfing during a challenge, and the winner receives immunity and a helicopter ride. Elsewhere, the contestants begin competing as singles; a special visitor makes a surprise entrance; and the group go zip lining, rock climbing and bungee jumping. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 11, Episode 15

The players go to New Zealand, where they face a series of challenges including climbing 51 flights of stairs, sky jumping and completing a 5K. Elsewhere, the group receive tips on eating well during a visit to a fish market and later sail around Auckland Harbor. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 11, Episode 14

The teams compete for a night out on the town during a pop challenge to estimate the length of a mile. The losers must clean the ranch. Elsewhere, another challenge finds the players racing to light up a board; the losing team receives no votes at elimination. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 11, Episode 13

A team must leave the ranch and live on a limited budget after losing an egg-balancing challenge. Elsewhere, Bob's team visit an inner-city school to discuss fitness; the contestants participate in an Easter egg hunt, which includes 5000 eggs and a special golden egg; and a player reaches a milestone. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 11, Episode 12

An eliminated player returns as the contestants are split into four groups, each led by one trainer. Workouts for the week include a spinning class, a beach session, a hike and a boxing exercise. Elsewhere, the teams face off in a challenge involving ropes and weights. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 11, Episode 11

The teams are consolidated and offered immunity if they are able to lose more weight than the previous week. Also: Curtis Stone and Lorena Garcia judge a low-calorie cooking test; the group field hidden trivia questions at a rock quarry; and Dr. Huizenga provides health updates for the players. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 11, Episode 10

The teams pick captains, and only two members from each team work out with the trainers. Elsewhere, a mud-pit challenge tests the players' balance; a pop challenge involves elaborate cakes; and some contestants discuss their problems with their trainers. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 11, Episode 9

The players go home for two weeks before returning to the ranch to run a 5K on treadmills. After completing the challenge, the players must once again choose which trainers they want to work with. Also: a few contestants reach a milestone. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 11, Episode 8

The teams learn two players will be eliminated this week, adding importance to a ball challenge that provides the winning team an advantage at the weigh-in. Elsewhere, Cara and Brett lead a workout at a mixed-martial-arts gym owned by Bas Rutten, while Bob and Jillian help their players push beyond their limits. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 11, Episode 7

The teams compete for use of the gym during the week; the losing team must work out elsewhere. Also: A trainer tries to help a player open up; a challenge requires the teams to push a train 800 feet while attempting to answer food-based trivia questions; and a contestant reaches a milestone at the weigh-in. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 11, Episode 6

A temptation challenge for Valentine's Day places the players in a room full of chocolate. The person who eats the most candy has the option to swap two players from each team. Later, the groups compete in a five-part relay race; Jillian goes horseback riding with a contestant; and a team receives videos from home. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 11, Episode 5

The off-site contestants move to the ranch and face their first elimination. The ranch players, however, learn they'll be able to skip elimination if they combine to lose more than 48 pounds. Elsewhere, a player's weight-loss secret is exposed; and the teams compete in a challenge involving weights. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 11, Episode 4

The contestants must face their favorite foods during a temptation challenge. The winner chooses which group will work out with the new trainers. Later, the players compete in a calorie-counting challenge in order to win letters from home; Jillian puts Bob through a difficult yoga workout; and a player forms a strategy to send someone home. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 11, Episode 3

The identities of the unknown trainers are revealed. Elsewhere, the players compete for a healthy meal prepared by Curtis Stone and a two-pound advantage at the weigh-in; Dr. Huizenga provides more health assessments; Bob and Jillian look for the roots of players' weight struggles; the winner of a water-carrying challenge receives the sole vote during elimination; and a team's weigh-in results surprise the trainers. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 11, Episode 2

The players compete for immunity, which is awarded to the group that loses the most weight. Elsewhere, Dr. Huizenga provides health assessments of the contestants, whose loved ones are also briefed; the players compete in a bridge-building challenge. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 11, Episode 1

Eleven teams of two begin the competition in the Season 11 premiere. The players must choose whether to work out with Bob and Jillian or two new unknown trainers. Contestants who opt for the new trainers receive four weeks of immunity and work out in a location away from the ranch. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 10, Episode 13

After viewer votes determine the third finalist, the winner of the $250,000 prize is crowned in the Season 10 finale. The eliminated players also return to weigh in for the $100,000 at-home prize. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 10, Episode 12

The remaining four players leave the ranch and try to maintain healthy habits at home. After six weeks, they return to the ranch to run a marathon before the final weigh-in. Two finalists are named, and the other two must depend on viewer votes to compete in the finale. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 10, Episode 11

Gymnast Nastia Liukin leads a stamina-testing surprise challenge. Elsewhere, a player receives good news from Dr. Huizenga; the contestants race while carrying the weight they've lost so far; and two players are eliminated after the weigh-in, leaving the final four competitors at the ranch. read more

2010 Special Update

Updates on more than 30 contestants from the first nine seasons of "The Biggest Loser." Eight contest winners get together for a Thanksgiving dinner prepared by Curtis Stone, while other former contestants take on the San Francisco triathlon and Treasure Island races. Also: A Season 9 contestant pops the question; a Season 7 player meets with Tonga's royal family. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 10, Episode 10

The players receive makeovers from hairstylist Ken Paves and participate in a photo shoot. Then, they show off their new looks to friends and family during a fashion show. But once they return to the ranch, it's back to work with an endurance challenge that awards the winner a new car. Also: A contestant hits a milestone at the weigh-in. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 10, Episode 9

The players begin competing as singles. Elsewhere, the contestants receive videos from home---a welcome distraction from the speculation surrounding the previous week's elimination---and rally around one player who doesn't receive a video. Also: a balancing test in a pool; a personal milestone for a contestant at the weigh-in. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 10, Episode 8

The players compete as duos, which are arranged by the winner of a dinner temptation, but the pairings don't please everyone. Elsewhere, Bob and Jillian address the issues that are holding some contestants back. Then, the pairs stack sugar cubes for a challenge before a particularly tense weigh-in. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 10, Episode 7

The contestants spend a week training with marines at California's Camp Pendleton. Their regimen includes hiking with large backpacks, rifle exercises and an obstacle-course challenge. At the end of the week, Bob and Jillian lead last-chance workouts before the next weigh-in. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 10, Episode 6

Chefs Curtis Stone and Lorena Garcia guide the players during a timed cooking contest. Elsewhere, the blue and black teams face off in a dragon-boat challenge, and the players choose one person from each team whose weight will count at the weigh-in. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 10, Episode 5

Players who didn't make the initial cut for a spot on the ranch return to weigh in, and the person with the highest percentage of weight loss wins entry into the competition. Later, the contestants are split into blue and black teams and compete in a food-trivia challenge in downtown Los Angeles. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 10, Episode 4

The players take on a temptation challenge involving cupcakes and a big prize. Afterward, Curtis Stone demonstrates how to make low-calorie desserts. Elsewhere, Jillian wants a contestant to embrace success; Bob hosts a vegan dinner at his house; and a player is sidelined with an injury. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 10, Episode 3

Tennis pro Anna Kournikova leads a group workout before a surprise challenge. Elsewhere, a player's confession leads to tension in the house; Bob singles out a contestant to gain respect; Jillian tries to nurture a pair's competitive streak; and those who fall below the yellow line must compete in an elimination challenge involving 175 tons of sand. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 10, Episode 2

Two players who didn't make the cut during the season opener are picked by Bob and Jillian to join the game. Later, the group have their first workout and meet with Dr. Huizenga for health assessments; a surprise early weigh-in puts more players than usual at risk of elimination; and the contestants race each other for the first challenge. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 10, Episode 1

In the Season 10 premiere, Bob and Jillian lead community-wide fitness challenges in seven cities as part of the season's "Pay It Forward" theme. During the tests, three contestants from each city compete to win a spot on the ranch. read more

9th Season Recap

Moments from the ninth season are recapped. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 9, Episode 19

After viewer votes determine the third finalist, the winner of the $250,000 prize is crowned in the Season 9 finale. The eliminated players also return to weigh in for the $100,000 at-home prize, and former contestants share their weight-loss progress since leaving the show. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 9, Episode 18

The players train for a marathon at home and must work to stay on track while away from the ranch. During the race, the contestants receive support from former players and family members. Later, Bob and Jillian hold last-chance workouts before the weigh-in, which determines who's moving on to the final round. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 9, Episode 17

Quarterback Tony Romo takes the contestants on a hike; past winners Helen Phillips and Erik Chopin discuss the challenges of keeping weight off away from the ranch. Also: Dr. Huizenga offers health updates; the players race over hills of sand while carrying the amount of weight they've lost; Bob and Jillian review videos of the contestants' weight-loss journeys; and the final four are determined at the weigh-in. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 9, Episode 16

The final six contestants receive makeovers, which include a $1000 shopping spree and a salon visit with stylist Jonathan Antin. After the transformations, the players reveal their new looks to family and friends and attend a concert by Ashanti. Later, the contestants are suspended over a pool while working out on cardio machines. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 9, Episode 15

The players go to Dallas to run a 5K at the Cotton Bowl and recruit locals to join them for the race. Later, a contestant wins immunity by wrangling calves in a rodeo challenge; and Season 8 contestant Abby Rike asks Jillian to speak at her high school. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 9, Episode 14

The contestants eat at a buffet featuring a variety of foods. The player who consumes the most calories wins the sole vote at elimination. Elsewhere, Gabrielle Reece works out on the beach with the players; a building-block challenge tests the gang's climbing skills; Dr. Huizenga reveals updated health scores; and a player receives bad news before the weigh-in. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 9, Episode 13

Suze Orman assesses the players' financial health and predicts who will win this season. Also: The contestants balance quarters on a platter to win a cash prize; a challenge to find keys in the pouring rain yields the winners a huge prize; and Bob holds workouts in the mud. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 9, Episode 12

The players have a chance to win immunity by becoming the first competitor to lose 2 percent of his or her body weight. Each person only has one chance to weigh in, however, adding a critical element of timing to the challenge. Later, the contestants hit the water for a race involving weights. Those who finish may help others complete the challenge. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 9, Episode 11

The teams are dissolved as eliminated contestants return to vie for spots back on the ranch. One player is chosen through a vote while another wins a spot during a step-up challenge. Later, a friendship between players begins to falter. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 9, Episode 10

The contestants visit home and must continue dieting and exercising while away from the ranch. Soon after arriving, the players receive stationary bikes and learn they'll have to ride the distance of a full marathon. They can also add time to an opponent's ride by eating up to 48 mini-cupcakes. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 9, Episode 9

The players compete in a 30-minute cook-off, which requires them to prepare an appetizer, entrée and dessert using only 12 ingredients. Judges Curtis Stone and Ali pick the best-tasting entries and name the winners, who receive a weigh-in advantage. Also: The winners of a surprise food-trivia challenge receive a day of pampering. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 9, Episode 8

The teams pull trucks and load crates onto the vehicles for a challenge that ends with a puzzle. Later, the contestants work eight-hour shifts at the food bank and must learn to fit workout sessions into their schedules. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 9, Episode 7

The contestants are split into two teams by a temptation-challenge winner, whose choices come under fire from other players. Elsewhere, Dr. Huizenga assesses the players' progress after seven weeks on the ranch, and a rooftop challenge yields a prize from home. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 9, Episode 6

The players travel to Colorado to train like Olympic athletes with help from real Olympians Julia Mancuso, Jeret Peterson, J.R. Celski, Rockne Brubaker, Allison Jones and Kelly Underkofler. Also: The teams are dissolved, leaving the contestants to compete individually. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 9, Episode 5

The eliminated blue and yellow teams return to the ranch to try to reenter the competition after 30 days at home. Later, the winner of a football challenge receives immunity; and Ali makes an exciting announcement. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 9, Episode 4

The players compete for immunity during a surprise challenge. The winning team also has the chance to influence the weigh-in for three other groups. Later, the trainers are dismayed by one team's game-playing tactics, and the contestants take part in a lifting challenge. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 9, Episode 3

The teams are split up into teachers and students. The teachers work out with Bob and Jillian and then must instruct the students on what they've learned from the trainers. Elsewhere, a player considers leaving the ranch after a conflict with Bob and Jillian; and the weigh-in turns tense when accusations begin to fly. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 9, Episode 2

The contestants receive medical evaluations from Dr. Huizenga, who gives each team a task to illustrate the effects of their poor health. Later, the players compete in a balance challenge over a pool and Jillian urges a contestant to confront her fears. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 9, Episode 1

Season 9 kicks off with 22 new contestants, the show's heaviest cast yet, who compete in family teams of two. Before arriving at the ranch, the players must step on the scale in front of family and friends in their hometowns. Later, during their first day on campus, the players endure a strenuous bike challenge. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 8, Episode 13

The winner of the $250,000 grand prize is revealed in the eighth-season finale. Also: The eliminated players return for a final weigh-in and compete for the at-home $100,000 prize; and the third finalist chosen by viewers is announced. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 8, Episode 12

The players must run a full marathon for their final challenge. Season 7 winner Helen Phillips and runners-up Tara Costa and Mike Morelli return to offer their support during the race. Later, Bob and Jillian hold a final round of last-chance workouts before the weigh-in that determines the two finalists. Viewer votes determine who is selected as the third finalist to compete for the $250,000 prize in the finale. read more

The Biggest Loser: Where Are They Now?

Updates on more than 40 contestants from the first seven seasons of "The Biggest Loser." Bob and Jillian surprise a few former contestants with visits, while others prepare for important milestones like marriage and children. The special also highlights the steps contestants take to maintain healthy lifestyles after the cameras stop rolling. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 8, Episode 11

Suze Orman visits the ranch to explain the connection between health and wealth, a lesson that's driven home with a quiz about the high cost of health problems. Later, NFL Hall of Famer Rod Woodson leads the players in a football challenge, and the weigh-in winner receives a home visit from Curtis Stone. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 8, Episode 10

The six remaining players receive makeovers with the aid of Tim Gunn and hairstylist Tabatha Coffey. After giving speeches about their weight loss at an event for TV GUIDE magazine, the contestants reveal their new looks to family and friends. Later, the players compete for a two-week trip to a fitness resort in Utah. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 8, Episode 9

The players learn that two contestants will be eliminated at the next weigh-in, causing tension to soar within the group. Also: The contestants participate in a circus-themed challenge in which the winner receives immunity at the weigh-in; Bob conducts a last-chance workout using a trapeze while Jillian waits to lead a second round of exercise at the ranch. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 8, Episode 8

The contestants, now competing individually, go to Washington, D.C., for a series of challenges. Included: a large-scale public workout with other volunteers at the Washington Monument; a meeting with members of Congress to discuss health education; a trip to the White House, where the players prepare a salad using ingredients from the garden; and a weigh-in by the Lincoln Memorial steps. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 8, Episode 7

Derek Jeter leads a baseball challenge in which the winner receives a healthy Mediterranean meal cooked by chef Curtis Stone. Also: the players compete directly with a member of the other team during the weigh-in; and a contestant breaks a show record. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 8, Episode 6

The teams hunt for buried treasure on the beach in hopes of winning a trip home to visit loved ones. But when members of the winning team are home, some struggle to continue making healthy choices. The team back at the ranch, however, focuses on losing weight and making the most of the time alone on campus. Also: The players work at a food bank; a contestant has a breakthrough. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 8, Episode 5

The contestants are divided into two teams, with a challenge winner making the team picks. The move prompts anxiety in some players, who worry about being separated from their partners. Later, a challenge requires teamwork; and a contestant gives another player a gift. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 8, Episode 4

The kitchen on the ranch closes for the week, forcing the contestants to learn how to make healthy choices at restaurants. Also: A medical condition sidelines a contestant; a calorie quiz nets the winning team a big prize; and the players compete in an endurance challenge. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 8, Episode 3

The players have a chance to win an advantage at the weigh-in, but it'll cost them time with Bob and Jillian. Later, the contestants have their first temptation; a player sustains an injury; and an incline challenge tests the group's stamina. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 8, Episode 2

Chef Curtis Stone teaches the players how to make healthy meals during a kitchen boot camp. The instructions follow Ali's news that if the contestants have big losses during Week 2, no one will be sent home. Also: a balance challenge. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 8, Episode 1

Sixteen contestants begin their weight-loss journeys in the premiere of Season 8, which is themed "second chances." Dr. Huizenga provides a health assessment for the players, including a military wife, a firefighter and the heaviest contestant in the show's history. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 7, Episode 20

The winner of the $250,000 grand prize is revealed in the seventh-season finale. Also: the third finalist is chosen; the at-home players weigh in for the $100,000 prize; and two potential contestants for next season are presented for viewer voting. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 7, Episode 19

The players go home for 30 days to learn to keep up their healthy lifestyles outside the ranch. Upon their return to campus, the players compete in the season's final challenge: running a full marathon. After the weigh-in, the final two are revealed, along with the two players competing for the third spot in the finale. Also: Former contestants Ali Vincent, Michelle Aguilar, Jim Germanakos, Heba Salama and Bernie Salazar turn out to offer inspiration to the players. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 7, Episode 18

The players create workouts for Bob and Jillian. Later, the contestants scale hills while lugging bags matching the amount of weight they've shed; Dr. Huizenga provides updated "real ages"; the players try on goal outfits; and the Final 4 return home for 30 days before the final ranch weigh-in. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 7, Episode 17

The players take part in a health-trivia challenge to win a trip to New York. Later, Bob and Jillian critique the contestants' grocery purchases; the players face a balance challenge; and someone hits a milestone at the weigh-in. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 7, Episode 16

The players receive makeovers with guidance from Tim Gunn, Tabatha Coffey and Brandon Martinez. Elsewhere, a player sustains an injury that will affect her workouts, and the contestants reach new heights in the challenge. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 7, Episode 15

The players compete for the sole vote at the elimination during a risky temptation challenge. Later, Rocco DiSpirito teaches the contestants how to make healthy versions of restaurant dishes; two former contestants offer advice; and the players scale stadium steps during a challenge. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 7, Episode 14

Past winners Ali Vincent and Michelle Aguilar return to the ranch to take over hosting duties from Ali Sweeney. Elsewhere, new arrivals change the competition; a player suffers a medical setback; a balance challenge suspends the contestants over a pool; and Bob holds last-chance workouts at the beach. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 7, Episode 13

The players pull cars loaded with extra weight assigned to them by their teammates in a challenge featuring NASCAR's Clint Bowyer. In addition, the teams are dissolved, leaving the contestants to compete as singles; and a player breaks a record at the weigh-in. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 7, Episode 12

The contestants spend a week at home, where they must run a half marathon and make healthy food choices. Later, the players face a cookie temptation; and the weigh-in reveals the contestants' progress while at home. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 7, Episode 11

A surprise challenge could affect the weigh-in. Later, the players compete in a relay race to win a full day of luxury and spa treatments, but some players fall victim to temptation during the challenge; and a contestant clashes with a trainer. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 7, Episode 10

Rocco DiSpirito teaches the players to choose healthy meals while dining out and later prepares a special meal for the team that wins a cook-off competition. Later, Sugar Ray Leonard gives boxing lessons to the teams, and the contestants pack and load kits for a food bank during the weekly challenge. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 7, Episode 9

Conclusion. The players take a quiz on health and aging. Later, the contestants have last-chance workouts before the weigh-in. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 7, Episode 8

Part 1 of 2. The teams are reorganized, leaving some players struggling to adjust to a new trainer. Later, a challenge spans 24 hours as the players try to log as many miles as possible on a bike during that time period. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 7, Episode 7

The contestants scale a large hill to locate two keys to the gym on the ranch. Those without keys must find ways to work up a sweat without access to the gym. Later, the teams go head-to-head in a rowing-machine challenge. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 7, Episode 6

A player wins a 24-hour visit from a loved one after acing a balancing test. Later, the teams compete in an endurance challenge before the next elimination. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 7, Episode 5

The partners who've returned to the ranch weigh in to assess their progress at home. Later, the players visit Dr. Huizenga for updates on their health and then compete in a rope challenge; and a set of partners clash over one member's performance. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 7, Episode 4

Chef Curtis Stone quizzes the contestants on the calories found in traditional Super Bowl snacks and teaches them how to make healthier swaps. Later, NFL quarterback Kurt Warner puts the players through football drills during a challenge. Also: The partners who were sent home return to the ranch for a weigh-in; one contestant heads home for a special purpose; and a player has a surprising attitude change. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 7, Episode 3

A contestant wins the chance to bring a trainer home for a reunion with his or her partner. Elsewhere, the players meet with Dr. Huizenga to assess their progress after three weeks, and immunity is awarded to the winner of a jump-rope challenge. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 7, Episode 2

The players encounter temptation, forcing them to assess why they've come to the ranch. Later, they compete in a race for immunity and a phone call home, and Bob clashes with a contestant during the last-chance workouts. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 7, Episode 1

Season 7 begins by introducing the players, who will compete in pairs. Grandparents, best friends and former plus-size models are among the twosomes. The group also boasts the oldest contestants and the heaviest contestant in the show's history. read more

The Biggest Loser: Families Season 6, Episode 14

The winner is revealed in the sixth-season finale. Also: The eliminated players return for a final weigh-in and compete for the at-home $100,000 prize; and the third finalist chosen by viewers is announced. read more

The Biggest Loser: Families Season 6, Episode 13

The final four try on their old clothes and watch highlight videos of their journeys with their trainers. Later, they wear suits matching the amount of weight they've lost for the final challenge. After the weigh-in, the two players below the yellow line make their pleas to become the viewer-selected third finalist. read more

The Biggest Loser: Families Season 6, Episode 12

The contestants receive makeovers with wardrobe assistance from "Project Runway" champ Christian Siriano and later appear on the "Tyra Banks Show," where their loved ones await them. Back at the ranch, a player has a breakthrough during a challenge. read more

The Biggest Loser: Families Season 6, Episode 11

Jerry Rice and Steve Young lead the contestants through NFL-inspired workouts. Later, Rocco DiSpirito illustrates how to modify traditional Thanksgiving dishes, and the players receive videos from home. read more

The Biggest Loser: Families Season 6, Episode 10

A 1980s-themed challenge changes the players' clothes and workouts. Elsewhere, a rift between two contestants causes tension in the house. read more

The Biggest Loser: Families Season 6, Episode 9

The teams are dissolved, leaving the contestants to compete individually. Later, the eliminated players return to the ranch; last season's winner, Alison Vincent, makes a surprise visit; and a new twist is added to the elimination round. read more

The Biggest Loser: Families Season 6, Episode 8

The contestants take a calorie quiz for an advantage in the next challenge. Later, two players clash before the challenge, and someone sets a weight-loss record. read more

The Biggest Loser: Families Season 6, Episode 7

Unusual workouts spice up the teams' routines. Elsewhere, the contestants see a doctor for six-week progress reports, and the winners of a balance-beam challenge receive a special gift from home. read more

The Biggest Loser: Families Season 6, Episode 6

A temptation test leaves the players in the dark. Later, a challenge lasts from sunrise to sunset, and a contestant considers leaving the ranch. read more

The Biggest Loser: Families Season 6, Episode 5

Conclusion. Some of the contestants step up their workouts to satisfy their trainer. Later, a player confides in her trainer about family issues. read more

The Biggest Loser: Families Season 6, Episode 4

Part 1 of 2. One team heads home for a visit, while the other spends 24 hours with a trainer. Later, the players face an endurance challenge, and a team is criticized for slacking off during workouts. read more

The Biggest Loser: Families Season 6, Episode 3

A trip to the Grand Canyon tests the players, who must work out without a gym or trainers. Later, the families compete in a kayak challenge on the Colorado River, and one contestant's health deteriorates. read more

The Biggest Loser: Families Season 6, Episode 2

Rocco DiSpirito offers tips for preparing healthy and affordable meals. Elsewhere, the players bid on the percentage of weight they think they'll lose; and the challenge winners get to phone home. read more

The Biggest Loser: Families Season 6, Episode 1

Season 6 kicks off with a family theme: Teams of husbands and wives square off against parents and their adult children. The contestants are surprised at home by trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels, and then face their first challenge: climbing a hill in extreme heat. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 5, Episode 16

The Season 5 finale. After the field is trimmed to three via viewer votes, all the ousted players return for their final weigh-in to determine the $100,000 at-home champion. Then it's on to the biggest announcement when the $250,000 winner is revealed. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 5, Episode 15

The final four are left to train themselves during the last week on campus, and chef Rocco DiSpirito returns with more cooking tips. Then it's up to the viewers to whittle the pool from four to three via an online vote. The results will be revealed in the season finale. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 5, Episode 14

The five remaining players are treated to a trip to Australia. During their stay Down Under, the contestants vie in a race around Sydney and climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 5, Episode 13

The remaining six contenders vie for a prize in a pop quiz. And the challenge finds the players giving extra calories to their opponents. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 5, Episode 12

Style guru Tim Gunn helps the players revamp their looks. Also: A treadmill challenge brings out an intense competitive spirit in two contestants. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 5, Episode 11

The six remaining players are joined by the eliminated contestants for a special weigh-in. The ousted man and woman who lost the most weight at home are invited back to the game. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 5, Episode 10

A zip-line challenge has the contestants flying over a ravine. Later, the outcome of one player's game is determined by an immunity decision. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 5, Episode 9

One team is treated to a trip to Las Vegas. Later, a player makes an unexpected sacrifice during elimination. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 5, Episode 8

A trip home challenges the teams to continue training in normal situations without help from Bob and Jillian. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 5, Episode 7

The players meet with doctors for updates on their health improvements. Also: Jillian's psychotherapist mother stops by to help the contestants determine what issues caused them to become heavy. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 5, Episode 6

Chef Rocco DiSpirito judges a cook-off challenge and prepares a special meal for the winning group; one team's strongest member suffers an injury; and a special visitor surprises one of the players. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 5, Episode 5

The players face an escalator challenge with game-changing results. Also: The temptation on tap is soda; one team responds to accusations of laziness. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 5, Episode 4

A plot to throw the weigh-in has three teams second-guessing themselves. Also: One pair are set apart from the rest, and a challenge offers the reward of letters from home. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 5, Episode 3

The eight teams vie for immunity from being eliminated, causing rifts between the players. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 5, Episode 2

A barbecue buffet tempts the nine remaining pairs, who learn Bob and Jillian will be training them together. Also: a seesaw challenge. read more

The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 5, Episode 1

Season 5 starts with host Alison Sweeney introducing the players, who for the first time will compete in pairs rather than as individuals. Brothers, best friends and ex-partners are among the twosomes who will be coached by trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 4, Episode 15

Season 4 ends with the announcement of the winner. Also: All of this round's contestants return for a final weigh-in. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 4, Episode 14

The five remaining contestants take a look back at all their hard work before another player is sent packing and the final four is revealed. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 4, Episode 13

The six remaining contestants are put to work at a pizzeria. Later, they participate in a punching challenge. Also: The Top 10 transformation moments from the first three seasons are shown. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 4, Episode 12

The final seven contestants compete in a challenge selected by viewers. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 4, Episode 11

A visit to the set of the soap opera “Days of Our Lives,” where friends and family of the contestants are waiting to surprise them. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 4, Episode 10

The players begin to compete as individuals rather than teams. In other events, the contestants are tempted by doughnuts; and a triathlon challenge allows a player to go home for a day. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 4, Episode 9

The teams participate in eco-friendly activities, such as recycling and exercising without electricity, in this green-themed episode. Challenge winners receive hybrid cars. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 4, Episode 8

The teams try to refocus after Neil's bold strategic move. Also: a challenge testing endurance. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 4, Episode 7

A game-altering prize awaits the winner of a poker challenge. Then, a player surprises everyone at the weigh-in. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 4, Episode 6

The teams head to the beach for a challenge that tests their endurance. Also: Jillian gives a unique makeover to one of her team members. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 4, Episode 5

An exotic trip for the teams proves more demanding than relaxing when they must deal with extra temptations and a difficult challenge. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 4, Episode 4

The trainers are challenged to give in to temptation and eat junk food in order to give their team a time advantage for the uphill-and-back foot race, but they are torn between helping the team win and setting a good example. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 4, Episode 3

The players must decide whether to give in to temptation when they are faced with a room filled with unhealthful foods. Later, the physical challenge finds the contestants racing a team of three kids in 100-meter sprints. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 4, Episode 2

The immunity challenge has the red and blue teams racing up the stairs of a 10-story building. Then, the secret black team is revealed in the weigh-in room, creating a three-way competition. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 4, Episode 1

Eighteen contestants are dropped in the middle of the desert as Season 4 begins. This year, in addition to the usual red and blue teams (trained by Kim Lyons and Bob Harper, respectively), a secret black team is formed, trained by Jillian Michaels. Alison Sweeney takes over as host. read more

Recap

Revisiting 13 past contestants, who weigh in and report on their progress since the show. Alison Sweeney hosts. read more

Engaged Couples 2

Two engaged couples compete to win a $50,000 dream wedding. read more

The Biggest Loser Goes to the Beach

The contestants go on a trip to the beach where they are put through a series of grueling workouts. read more

We're Baaacckk

Previous contestants weigh in for a chance to rejoin the competition. read more

The Tofanellis vs. Stephens

Conclusion. A Georgia family competes against a family from Detroit. read more

The Tofanellis vs. Stephens

Part 1 of 2. A Georgia family competes against a family from Detroit. read more

Navy Wives vs. Military Wives

Conclusion. Navy wives challenge Marine wives. read more

Navy Wives vs. Military Wives

Part 1 of 2. Navy wives challenge Marine wives. read more

The Nuhas vs. The Samuels

A family from Tampa and a family from Atlanta wage a dessert battle in the desert and engage in a healthy-food pop quiz. read more

The Nuhas vs. the Samuels

Part 1 of 2. A Tampa family vs. an Atlanta family. read more

Little Italy Family vs. 1950s Diner Family

Conclusion. A family from the Bronx competes with a family from Peoria, Ill. read more

Little Italy Family vs. 1950s Diner Family

Part 1 of 2. A family from the Bronx competes with a family from Peoria, Ill. read more

Season 3 Finale

Conclusion. The winner is chosen. read more

Season 3 Finale

Part 1 of 2. The winner is chosen. read more

The Biggest Loser Goes Back to School

Highlights from previous episodes. read more

The Biggest Loser Holiday

The contestants cook a healthy Thanksgiving dinner. read more

Engaged Couples

Part 1 of 2. An engaged couple from Los Angeles compete with a couple from Hawaii for the chance to win a $50,000 dream wedding. read more

Engaged Couples

Conclusion. Couples from L.A. and Hawaii compete for a dream wedding worth $50,000. read more

Engaged Couples

Part 1 of 2. Two engaged couples battle to lose weight before their wedding day and win a dream wedding valued at $50,000. read more

Engaged Couples

Conclusion. Two engaged couples battle to lose weight before their wedding day and win a dream wedding valued at $50,000. read more

Only Four Will Remain

The contestants compete in a triathlon. read more

It Isn't Over Until It's Over

Participants are reunited. read more

Season Finale Season 3, Episode 13

In this third-season finale, the winner of the $250,000 grand prize is chosen from the final four. Also, the original 50 contestants return for a reveal of their new bodies. read more

The Final Four Season 3, Episode 12

During their last week at the ranch, the contestants compete in a triathlon, and the final four are determined. read more

Back to School Episode Season 3, Episode 11

Season 2 winner Matt Hoover joins Bob and Kim to educate children about obesity and healthful eating choices at their respective high schools. read more

All About the Holidays Season 3, Episode 10

The contestants learn how to cook a tasty but healthy Thanksgiving dinner. For the challenge, the players must wear weights and run around a racetrack for the chance to win a visit with a family member. read more

Individuals Season 3, Episode 9

The contestants learn that they will be competing as individuals. Also, they receive a makeover and participate in a photo shoot. The challenge involves riding a stationary bike 30 feet in the air. read more

They're Back Season 3, Episode 8

The duos get a surprise when some of the 36 other contestants return to the ranch for a chance to rejoin the competition. The challenge involves hauling thousands of pounds inside a warehouse. read more

Duos Season 3, Episode 7

One player gets to select contestants to compete as duos, then these newly formed pairs participate in a fire challenge. read more

Tough Choices Season 3, Episode 6

The teams have to guess the number of calories in different restaurant foods. The losing team then must forfeit its trainer---and will have to order takeout for 72 hours. read more

Gym Gone Season 3, Episode 5

The gym is locked up for the week, so the contestants must work out elsewhere. The teams compete in a challenge involving “the wave” at the L.A. Coliseum, and also receive messages from home. read more

Free Pass Season 3, Episode 4

After a frustrating week, the red team starts feeling the pressure. The teammates also try to win a free pass to prevent themselves from being eliminated. But then, they discover they're playing for $10,000 during an escalator challenge. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 3, Episode 3

The teams go on a luxury cruise, during which they learn how to make the right food choices and make time for exercise while on vacation. The challenge includes delivering room-service orders all over the ship. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 3, Episode 2

Family care packages are at stake as the two teams head for the beach to take part in grueling workouts in the sand. Also: one contestant gets some disturbing news from home. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 3, Episode 1

Fifty contestants, who represent every state in the U.S., learn who will stay at the ranch and who will leave to compete from home. Also: a wall-scaling contest. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 2, Episode 12

The winner of the $250,000 grand prize is chosen among the remaining three contestants. read more

The Biggest Loser

Conclusion. The winner is revealed. read more

The Biggest Loser

Part 1 of 2. The winner is revealed. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 2, Episode 11

The last four contestants must carry quarters equaling the weight they've lost on their backs while scaling the side of a building. Caroline Rhea hosts. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 2, Episode 10

The five remaining contestants take on a particularly grueling challenge: They must wrap their arms and legs around a tube suspended over a pool and hang on for as long as possible. Meanwhile, the men discuss their dreams and goals. Caroline Rhea hosts. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 2, Episode 9

Six contestants remain as teams are dissolved and players compete individually; a jump-rope machine provides a challenge with a flimsy rope; one contestant gets a new look; two have a showdown. Caroline Rhea hosts. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 2, Episode 8

The seven remaining contestants receive makeovers before participating in a photo shoot, and are surprised by visits from family members, who join them in a pedicab race. Caroline Rhea hosts. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 2, Episode 7

With eight players remaining, there's a change in teams, followed by a beachside challenge, a weigh-in and elimination surprises. Caroline Rhea hosts. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 2, Episode 6

Members of the team performing poorly try to bond with each other; the red team follows Jillian on a dangerous workout; the week's weigh-in becomes very emotional. Caroline Rhea hosts. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 2, Episode 5

One of the teams loses zest as its number diminishes; a surprise visitor from the past gives the team a pep talk; some contestants clash. Caroline Rhea hosts. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 2, Episode 4

The teams go to Las Vegas, where they compete in a relay race in a hotel swimming pool, learn how to eat right at a buffet and decide whether to enter a card game. Caroline Rhea hosts. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 2, Episode 3

The two teams (of 12 remaining contestants) face the challenge of navigating up and down the aisle of a moving railroad car and must decide between tackling the challenge or “the gravy train.” Caroline Rhea hosts. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 2, Episode 2

The 13 remaining contestants' physical challenge requires them to cross a balance beam that's suspended over water. They also read letters from home accompanied by a room filled with an array of sweets. Caroline Rhea hosts. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 2, Episode 1

The red team (seven men with a total weight of 2383 lbs.) and the blue team (seven women weighing in at 1642 lbs.) are introduced. Challenges include teams picking up table-tennis balls in a zero-gravity atmosphere aboard an airplane. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 1, Episode 12

An episode that follows up on some announcements made on the season finale. There are more revelations about contestants' lives. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 1, Episode 11

After the contestants are trimmed down to three, one ends up the winner of, as host Caroline Rhea promised, “a new body, a new life and $250,000.” read more

The Biggest Loser Season 1, Episode 10

The contestants “train” the trainers; team members reflect on their journey thus far; a vote narrows the players to three. read more

A Look Back Season 1, Episode 9

A look at past shows with emphasis on humorous moments, never-before-seen bloopers and contestant exit interviews. Caroline Rhea hosts. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 1, Episode 8

Contestants must run a quarter-mile wearing vests weighted to match the amount of weight they lost during the competition. Caroline Rhea hosts. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 1, Episode 7

Better-fitting clothing is the prize for the winner of a stationary-bike race to see who can clock the most mileage by midnight. Also: contestants learn about a new twist in the competition. Caroline Rhea hosts. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 1, Episode 6

The blue-team trainer gets upset when a contestant refuses to exercise; one of the teams is divided following an elimination surprise. Caroline Rhea hosts. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 1, Episode 5

The teams face their greatest temptation to date and a contestant is eliminated after that person's team find that they are being manipulated. Caroline Rhea hosts. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 1, Episode 4

The red and blue teams face the challenge of climbing 74 flights of a skyscraper. Caroline Rhea hosts. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 1, Episode 3

With 10 contestants remaining, the teams compete in a “pop star” challenge, which requires them to write and perform a song about weight loss. Caroline Rhea hosts. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 1, Episode 2

Part 2 of nine. The 11 remaining players diet and exercise. Included: each team tries to sell more baked goods at Universal City Walk. read more

The Biggest Loser Season 1, Episode 1

Two teams, each with six overweight people, compete to see which team can lose more weight. The losing team must eliminate a player at the end of each epsiode. read more

The Biggest Loser Episode: "The Biggest Loser"

Episode Synopsis: Conclusion. The winner is revealed.
Original Air Date: Nov 29, 2005

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Premiered: October 19, 2004, on NBC
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Premise: Popular reality fare about overweight people competing to drop pounds. Divided initially into teams, the contestants are aided (and bullied) by trainers and must participate in physical reward challenges. At the end of each episode, there's a weigh-in that helps determine who is sent packing.

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