NBC announces casting tour for eleventh edition of The Biggest Loser'
By Christopher Rocchio, 07/05/2010
NBC has announced dates and locations for The Biggest Loser eleventh-season open casting calls.
The 11-city cross-country search will begin on July 17 in Denver and Portland and continue over the next few weeks before coming to a close on August 7 with stops in Louisville, Phoenix and Pittsburgh.
NBC is looking for both individual contestants and teams of two who need to lose at least 100 lbs. and have "the personality, desire and competitive edge to vie for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to lose weight, change their lives forever and compete for a grand prize of $250,000," according to the network.
Interested applicants must be 18 or older and legal residents of the U.S.. Additional information is available via NBC's website.
The Biggest Loser's eleventh season is currently slated to air next January as part of NBC's primetime programming schedule. It's tenth season will air this fall.
Open casting call dates and locations are:
Saturday, July 17
Denver 1st Bank center 11450 Broomfield Lane Broomfield, CO 80021 10AM - 6PM
Portland Rose Quarter One Center Court Portland, OR 97227 10AM - 6PM
Saturday, July 24
Boston Seaport Hotel 1 Seaport Lane Boston, MA 02210 10AM - 6PM
Chicago NBC Tower 454 N. Columbus Drive Chicago, IL 60611 10AM - 6PM
Omaha Nebraska Furniture Mart Mrs. B's Clearance Center 7312 Jones Circle Omaha, NE 68115 10AM - 6PM
Saturday, July 31
Columbia Colonial Life Arena 801 Lincoln Street Columbia, SC 29208 10AM - 6PM
Salt Lake City NBC Studios 55 North 300 West Salt Lake City, UT 84180 10AM - 6PM
Dallas, TX TBA
Saturday, August 7
Louisville Kentucky International Convention Center 221 Fourth Street Louisville, KY 40202 10AM - 6PM
Phoenix Metrocenter Mall 9878 N. Metro Pkwy E Phoenix, AZ 85051 10AM - 6PM
Pittsburgh Saddle Ridge in Station Square 7 East Carson Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222 10AM - 6PM