The Biggest Loser

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.

Season 5, Episode 1 The Biggest Loser: Couples

First Aired: January 1, 2008

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.

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  • Premiered: October 19, 2004
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • 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… (more)

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