The Biggest Loser

Tuesday 8:00 PM on NBC Premiered Oct 19, 2004 In Season



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AIRED ON 2/4/2014

Season 15 : Episode 15

Show Summary

The biggest winner is "The Biggest Loser" in this compelling new weight-loss reality drama in which two celebrity fitness trainers join with top health experts to help overweight contestants transform their bodies, health and ultimately, their lives. Alison Sweeney ("Days of Our Lives") hosts the unscripted, two-hour series in which two competing teams follow comprehensive diet and exercise plans to undergo radical physical makeovers. Unique physical challenges, surprising alliances and irresistible temptations make the competition even tougher for the contestants, who ultimately have to decide which player gets eliminated each week. In the end, "The Biggest Loser" becomes the biggest winner, walking away with a healthier body - and $250,000. "The Biggest Loser" is a production of NBC Universal Television Studio, Reveille, 25/7 Productions and 3 Ball Productions. Ben Silverman (NBC's "The Restaurant," "The Office (US)"), David Broome ("Jingle Ball Rock"), J.D. Roth ("NBC's "For Love or Money," "Endurance"), John Foy ("For Love or Money," "Endurance") and Todd A. Nelson ("For Love or Money," "Endurance") are the executive producers. After the first Biggest Loser was crowned in January of 2005, a second Biggest Loser began in September, pitting the men versus the women in the ultimate chance of losing weight and feeling good about yourself. With the success of the second season, a special edition version of six episodes started in January 2006, with a third season starting in March 2006. Final Weight Loss of Season One Contestants: This is all of the contestants in the order of most weight lost. It is shown in pounds. 1 (1) Ryan 330 > 208 (122 lost) 37% 18% 55% 2 (2) Gary 227 > 156 (71 lost) 31% 23% 54% 3 (8) Dave 250 > 179 (71 lost) 28% 25% 53% 4 (3) Kelly 242 > 163 (79 lost) 33% 17% 50% 5 (6) Andrea 215 > 156 (59 lost) 27% 21% 48% 6 (7) Kelly 223 > 151 (72 lost) 32% 15% 47% 7 (10) Aaron 261 > 200 (61 lost) 23% 21% 44% 8 (5) Lisa 236 > 179 (57 lost) 24% 7% 31% 9 (9) Matt 310 > 246 (64 lost) 21% 6% 27% 10 (4) Maurice 436 > 365 (71 lost) 16% 8% 24% 11 (11) Lizzeth 167 > 145 (22 lost) 13% 11% 24% 12 (12) Dana 175 > 153 (22 lost) 13% 8% 21% NBC Broadcast History October 2004 - Present: Tuesdays @ 8:00pm EST/PST. January 2005 - February 2005: Wednesdays @ 9:00pm EST/PST (Special Edition version) The Theme Song for the first season of The Biggest Loser is called "Looking Good, Feeling Gorgeous," by RuPaul. Seasons two through five featured "Proud" by Heather Small.

Aaron Semmel

Aaron Semmel

Himself (Blue) - 10th Place

Andrea Baptiste

Andrea Baptiste

Herself (Blue) - 6th Place

Dana DeSilvio

Dana DeSilvio

Herself (Blue) - 12th Place

Dave Fioravanti

Dave Fioravanti

Himself (Red) - 8th Place - Winner of the Losers

Gary Deckman

Gary Deckman

Himself (Blue) - 2nd Place

Kelly MacFarland

Kelly MacFarland

Herself (Blue) - 7th Place

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Fan Reviews (122)

  • DramaFree!!!

    It has been so refreshing to go a whole season and not have to see any drama king or queens!!!! To tune in each week and see this years contestants truely care about each other and their journeys has helped keep me focused on my weight loss journey. I have lost 75lbs in the last year and a half and it has been a challenge doing it from my living room, but I know I have another 100lbs to go to my goal weight. So thank you Biggest Loser for being able to watch these amazing people on their journeys thus enabling me to continue on mine. Good luck to each and every one of you. Julie Whitcomb, .moreless
  • Glad to see someone try to help with the obesity problem in America

    I think we can all take an example from this show. It did a hard but decent job trying to get people back into shape after they let themselves go too much. If we all tried like the trainers had one, then the obesity problem here would not be so bad.
  • A past fan

    Jillian is the reason I do not watch this show any more! She is so fake and just plain sickening! Besides needing some new trainers this show really needs a facelift because it's the same old thing every season.
  • The biggest sham

    This show has gone from a relatively helpful and insightful program to just another reality TV infomercial. They lost me at season 13, then invited me back for season 14. This season is the biggest joke, complete with manufactured "scandals" and infinite product placement. It's an insult to the intelligence. Not only will I not be watching it from this day forward, but I will never buy anything advertised on it.moreless
  • Jillian Michaels

    There is something to be said about positive reinforcement. Jillian Michaels obviously has never heard of it. The other trainers use it and get the same results, or perhaps better results. Negative reinforcement only tends to make the recipient feel belittled, and how does that help one's confidence? I wish Jillian never came back to the show. She is the main reason why I will stop watching as of tonight. I can't stand her "training methods" if that is what she calls it. I don't think guards in prison camps talk to their prisoners and treat them as meanly as she treats her group. Jillian, you may be pretty on the outside, but you are as ugly as dirt on the inside. Talk about the biggest loser.... Jillian, you are a big loser......moreless

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