The Biggest Loser Launches Cross-Country Contestant Search

“The Biggest Loser” is searching the country for people looking to shed the pounds!

The NBC reality weight loss competition series is launching an 11-city, cross-country search to find new contestants for the next edition of the hit show. Individuals who have at least 80 lbs. to lose are encouraged to apply for the new season.

Casting producers are looking for charismatic individuals who have the desire to change their lives forever and vie for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to lose weight and compete for a grand prize of $250,000.

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Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and legal residents of the United States. For information on how to apply, please visit www.nbc.com/casting and www.thebiggestlosercasting.com. (People will not be allowed to line up prior to three hours before the start of the open call. Candidates should bring a non-returnable photo of themselves.)

“The Biggest Loser” will be coming to the following cities:

SATURDAY, MAY 4

CHARLESTON

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Music Farm

32 Ann St.

Charleston, SC 29403

CHICAGO

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Planet Fitness

3120 N. Pulaski Road

Chicago, IL 60641

At the corner of Pulaski Road and Belmont Avenue

LOS ANGELES

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Citadel Outlets

100 Citadel Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90040

OKLAHOMA CITY

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Crossroads Mall

7000 Crossroads Blvd

Oklahoma City, OK 73149

SALT LAKE CITY

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

KSL 5 TV

55 North 300 West

Salt Lake City, UT 84180

SATURDAY, MAY 11

ATLANTA

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

The Georgian Terrace Hotel

659 Peachtree Street NE

Atlanta, GA 30308

BOSTON

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Planet Fitness

Northgate Shopping Center

270 Charger Street

Revere, MA 02151

Rt. 60/Squire Rd- Revere, next to CVS

CINCINNATI

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Planet Fitness

8501 Winton Rd

Cincinnati, OH 45231

Located next to Conway, Kroger and Applebee’s

DALLAS

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Gilley’s Dallas

1135 South Lamar Street

Dallas, TX 75215-1036

PHILADELPHIA

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

The Shops at Liberty Place

1625 Chestnut St.

Philadelphia, PA 19103

Entrance for the casting call at

Market Street Courtyard by Au Bon Pain

PHOENIX

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Embassy Suites Phoenix-Scottsdale

@ Stonecreek Golf Club

4415 E. Paradise Village Parkway South

Phoenix, AZ 85032