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.

The Biggest Loser: Families

First Aired: September 6, 2011

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.

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