NBC announces casting tour for tenth season of 'The Biggest Loser'
By Christopher Rocchio, 02/19/2010
NBC has announced dates and locations for The Biggest Loser's tenth-season open casting calls.
The 15-city cross-country search will begin on March 6 in Chicago and continue over the next month before coming to a close on April 3 in Los Angeles.
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 tenth season is currently slated to air next fall as part of NBC's primetime programming schedule.
Open casting call dates and locations are:
Saturday, March 6
Chicago NBC Tower 454 N. Columbus Drive Chicago, IL 60611 10AM - 6PM
Tampa Hard Rock Hotel and Casino 5223 N. Orient Road Tampa, FL 33610 10AM - 6PM
Washington, D.C. Walter E. Washington Convention Center 801 MT. Vernon Place NW (Level 3, Room 209) Washington, D.C. 20001 10AM - 6PM
Sunday, March 7
Boston Seaport World Trade Center 200 Seaport Blvd. Boston, MA 02210 10AM - 6PM
Saturday, March 13
Detroit Gardner White Furniture 45300 Hayes Road Macomb, MI 48044 10AM - 6PM
Nashville Dave and Busters 540 Opry Mills Drive Nashville, TN 37214 10AM - 6PM
New York City NBC Experience Store 30 Rockefeller Plaza New York City, NY 10112 10AM - 6PM
Albuquerque Sandia Resort and Casino 30 Rainbow Road NE Albuquerque, NM 87113 10AM - 6PM
Saturday, March 20
Oklahoma City Coca Cola Events Center 425 E. California Oklahoma City, OK 73104 10AM - 6PM
Salt Lake City NBC Studios 55 North 300 West Salt Lake City, UT 84180 10AM - 5PM
Dallas Methodist Dallas Medical Center - Hitt Auditorium 221 W. Colorado (at Bishop Avenue) Dallas, TX 75208 10AM - 6PM
New Orleans Riverwalk Marketplace 1 Poydras St. (2nd Level) New Orleans, LA 70130 10AM - 6PM
Saturday, March 27
Phoenix Superstition Springs Center 6555 E. Southern Avenue Mesa, AZ 85206 10AM - 6PM
Sunday, March 28
Portland Oregon Convention Center 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (Rooms D139 & D140) Portland, OR 97232 10AM - 6PM
Saturday, April 3
Los Angeles Citadel Outlets 100 Citadel Drive Los Angeles, CA 90040 9AM - 2PM