The Biggest Loser is introducing not one but two new trainers to take contestants through their dramatic weight-loss journey in Season 11, which begins January 4. The reason: Jillian Michaels is leaving the show after the May 2011 finale. The wannabe losers, which include an Olympic gold medalist and the heaviest contestant to date, will be allowed to choose between sweating it out with trusted trainers Michaels and Bob Harper and face elimination each week, or train with the unknown duo and receive immunity for a month.
Biggest Loser trainer Jillian Michaels says she is leaving the reality competition series.
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"Season 11 of Biggest Loser will be my last :) have to finish out my contract," the 36-year-old tweeted earlier this week.
Michaels, who worked on the series for about six years and last summer launched Losing It with Jillian, says ...
Jeers to NBC for turning over an hour of primetime to a glorified infomercial.
The Peacock has flirted with the equivalent of self-help ads (The Biggest Loser, Losing It With Jillian), but the net has truly crossed the line with Breakthrough with Tony Robbins, an hourlong series debuting July 27 at 8/7c. That's right, "author, strategist and coach" Robbins—who was mocked as a charlatan nearly 20 years ago on The Ben Stiller Show ("I hypnotize you with my teeth, and you pay me money!")—is now a network-TV star...
Basketball beat Broadway.
The National Basketball Association finals on ABC attracted a bigger audience than CBS' telecast of the 64th annual Tony Awards.
Despite familiar faces such as winners Scarlett Johansson and Catherine Zeta-Jones, as well as performers like Lea Michele and Matthew Morrison, this year's Tonys averaged 7 million viewers and a 1.2 rating in the 18-to-49 demo, an 8 percent dip from last year's ceremony.
ABC easily won the night thanks to...
President Barack Obama will deliver a prime-time address Tuesday to address the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that will be broadcast on all four major networks.
Obama, who made his fourth trip to the region over the weekend, will lay out the government's next steps in dealing with the disaster, senior adviser David Axelrod told Meet the Press on Sunday.
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The 15-minute address is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET and will air on ...