UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - May 31, 2012 - NBC's popular reality series "The Biggest Loser" is launching a 13-city cross-country search to find new contestants for the next edition of the hit show. Individuals who have at least 85 lbs. to lose are encouraged to apply for the new season, which will air in January 2013.
Here's when and where you can audition for the show when their casting crew comes to Northeast Ohio:
SATURDAY, JULY 21
10 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Crowne Plaza Cleveland South
5300 Rockside Road
Independence, OH 44131
Casting producers are looking for charismatic individuals who have the desire to change their lives forever and vie for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to lose weight and compete for a grand prize of $250,000. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and legal residents of the United States. For those who are unable to attend a casting call, information on how to apply to the show and submit a videotape is available on www.nbc.com/casting and www.thebiggestlosercasting.com.
People will not be allowed to line up prior to three hours before the start of the open call. Candidates should bring a non-returnable photo of themselves.
Alison Sweeney is the host of "The Biggest Loser," which challenges and encourages overweight contestants to shed pounds in a safe and recommended manner through comprehensive diet and exercise as they compete for a grand prize of $250,000. The series provides the contestants with challenges, temptations, weigh-ins and eliminations until the final contestant remains to claim the title of "the biggest loser." Contestants work out under the supervision of professional trainers Bob Harper and Dolvett Quince.
Season 14 auditions for individuals will be held in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, Miami, Detroit, Kansas City, Phoenix, Philadelphia, Raleigh, Salt Lake City, Cleveland, Dallas and San Diego. Information about casting calls in other cities can be found by clicking the links above.