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The Biggest Loser: NBC To Air Thanksgiving Special

October 17, 2010 01:30 PM by Lisa Princ


If you are an addict of The Biggest Loser like some of us are, you will be thrilled to learn that NBC will be airing a two hour Thanksgiving special. In this two hour holiday episode they will catch up with some of the most popular contestants of seasons’ past. Keep reading for all the details!

According to NBC, The Biggest Loser Thanksgiving special will include many past contestants including “Two who fell in love on the show and get engaged at the Biggest Loser ranch, one who fulfilled her dream to have a baby after losing weight, a Tongan player’s motivational trip to meet with Tongan royalty, and 50 former contestants reuniting to compete in the San Francisco triathlon and 5K and 10K races at Treasure Island.” Yes, to answer your question, NBC has stated that the special will include the onscreen recent proposal from Sam Poueu to Stephanie Anderson that happened during the filming of the special.

Other “where are they now” updates you can expect to see on the Thanksgiving special will be season two’s “at home” winner Pete Thomas, season nine’s Sherry Johnston and season five winner Ali Vincent at the first ever Biggest Loser 5K in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Viewers will also get to catch up with And viewers will catch up with season eight’s beloved contestant Abby Rike, who continues to inspire others with her unforgettable story of triumph over tragedy, and season nine’s O’Neal Hampton as he starts his own fitness camp in Minnesota, as well as season seven’s father-son team Ron and Mike Morelli – and Mike’s brother Max – as they launch a kids’ fitness program. We’ll see these updates and more as well as several past season winners reunited for a very special Thanksgiving dinner prepared by popular celebrity chef Curtis Stone.

The Thanksgiving Special will air on Wednesday, November 24 from 9 pm-11 pm EST so be sure to set your DVR accordingly or tune in live!

Tune in next week for a brand new episode of The Biggest Loser on NBC!

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