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Biggest Losers Mark Pinhasovich and Amanda Arlauskaus both transformed themselves during the taping of The Biggest Loser seasons 10 and 8 respectively. Mark won the Season 10 at-home prize, losing 213 pounds and winning $100,00o. Amanda was the second runner-up in Season 8, losing 87 pounds and keeping it off for five years. Although they […]

If you’ve watched TV’s “The Biggest Loser”, you’ve no doubt gotten a glimpse of supremely fit trainer Dolvett Quince. Quince, who mixes drill sergeant techniques and compassion while working with contestants, learned from experience that people who are eager to lose weight don’t necessarily want to feel deprived while doing it and that insisting otherwise […]

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Last week singer Ruben Studdard was kicked off of the “Biggest Loser”. At that time, which was recorded months ago, he had lost 39 pounds on the ranch but since then he has dropped a total of 104 pounds! Studdard explained the challenges of weight loss to TODAY, “It was 10 times harder than I […]

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Unfortunately Ruben Studdard can’t say he a loser. As in “Biggest Loser.” Yep, the fan-favorite is done. Tuesday night he was sent packing from the NBC show. It’s a sad turn of events because for the first 4 weeks Studdard put in a lot of hard work and proved to be charming to his fellow […]

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Ruben Studdard is off to a good start participating in this season of NBC’s “Biggest Loser.” However, in Tuesday night’s episode, the former “American Idol” winner was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. According to the show’s medical expert, Studdard’s insulin level, average blood sugar and instantaneous blood sugar levels were high across the board. “I […]

“American Idol” winner Ruben Studdard has had a rough few years since winning Season 2 in 2003. He married and divorced, his career stalled and his weight fluctuated. This year, he returns to reality TV, joining the cast of NBC’s hit weight loss competition show “The Biggest Loser.” Instead of the 205 area code he […]

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It’s the only reality show where being a loser is being a winner as African American contestants Michael Dorsey and Alexandra Reid know. The two are losing this season on “The Biggest Loser” with the hopes of earning the show’s top prize. This was a particular challenge for Dorsey, a huge fan of The Tom […]

It’s the only reality show where being a loser is being a winner as African American contestants Michael Dorsey and Alexandra Reid know. The two are losing this season on “The Biggest Loser” with the hopes of earning the show’s top prize. This was a particular challenge for Dorsey, a huge fan of The Tom […]

TV & Film

NBC was a ratings winner on Monday due to “The Biggest Loser” and the series premiere of Meagan Good’s new drama “Deception.” “Loser” averaged 6.3 million viewers and a 2.4 in the 18-to-49 demographic, down 17 percent from Sunday’s premiere, while “Deception” followed with a so-so 5.6 million viewers and a 2.0. “Deception” did manage […]