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Biggest Loser “Where Are They Now” Special Airs Thanksgiving Week

jillian michaels and bob harperOne of the most often heard questions surrounding the remarkable weight loss stories of the Biggest Loser contestants is, “Did they keep it off?”. There’s no doubt that weight management can be even more trying than the weight loss itself, but when you’ve come as far as these individuals, looking back isn’t typically an option.

In a rare look at the growing alumni of Biggest Loser, to answer that very question, NBC will be airing a two-hour special the day before Thanksgiving. “The Biggest Loser: Where Are They Now?” will air Wednesday, November 25 at 8:00 p.m. EST and showcase more than 40 contestants who’ve weighed in on America’s most famous scale to see how their lives have changed and how they’re doing today. Some contestants will even receive surprise visits by the trainers who made it happen, Jillian Michaels and Bob Harper.

You’ll have to wait and be surprised to see who will make an appearance on the Where Are They Now special, but we can let you in on a few names who’ve gone down as show favorites.

  • Ali Vincent, the first female Biggest Loser from season six, with mom Bette-Suebiggest loser where are they now
  • See exclusive home footage of Michelle Aguilar, season seven winner
  • Hear how season three winner Erik Chopin has struggled with his weight
  • Reunite with controversial player Vicky Vilcan from season six
  • Check-out season five’s Dan Evans‘ new country singing career
  • Meet contestants turned married couples Matt and Suzy Hoover (season two) and Amy and Marty Wolff (season three)
  • See how season seven cousins Sione Fa and Filipe Fa are becoming personal trainers
  • See how season four’s at-home winner Bill Germanakos has become a wellness ambassador, and season one’s Drea Baptiste is now a fitness director

There are many more surprises to come. So you don’t want to miss “The Biggest Loser: Where Are They Now?” and catch-up with some of your favorites from seasons one through seven.

October 13th, 2009

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I enjoy watching TBL. Regarding the sentiment of 'unrealistic weight loss', the contestants have repeatedly acknowledged that the weight lost during the weigh-ins would be spectacular if it were in real-world environments; this has been reiterated many times--both the CONTESTANTS and the trainers. One of the drawbacks of watching the show, however, are the blatant commercializing of certain products. Yet, if it does provide viewers with more healthy decisions, why not do so?

posted Nov 29th, 2009 3:36 am


I do agree that all the drama in the last couple of seasons...and the swearing at the contestants is more "acting" than is needed in a reality show......but, I still like it and watch it...... I just dont like it as much as I did for the first few seasons.

posted Oct 21st, 2009 12:38 pm


Although the program a pushes healthy lifestyle, it is so unrealistic on weight loss that it gives people at home false hope. Iā??ve lost over 100 pounds, not because of the Biggest Loser, but because I wanted to but I did it in a healthy way, by exercise and watching what I ate. It took me over a year, but Iā??m happy with results and have learned how to eat right, not just ā??dietā? and get the weight off. I think it almost demoralizing when they lose 3 pounds and are disappointed. In the real world that would be wonderful! For every pound dropped, you should be praised. When they lose 3 pounds they seem down, hurt, angry and depressed. Itā??s not real and this show is not a ā??real worldā?? scenario. Please quit giving false hope to the people who really need to lose weight, and canā??t get on this show or afford personal trainers or even a gym membership. I did it all without that. On the positive I do like the tips the trainers give and how the contestants continue to have success once home. You know they are not spending 5 hours in the gym everyday and all their food is not being watched. Kudos to them!!

posted Oct 14th, 2009 4:27 pm

No longer a fan

I will no longer watch The Biggest Loser. All the created drama for the past few weeks ... and then tonight's twist ... have worn me out. No more. Blech.

posted Oct 14th, 2009 1:36 am



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