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Past Winners Ali Vincent & Michelle Aguilar Guest Star Tonight on The Biggest Loser

March 31st, 2009 · No Comments

THE BIGGEST LOSER 7 713 Air Time: 08:00PM 10:00PM

PAST SEASON WINNERS ALI VINCENT AND MICHELLE AGUILAR GUEST STAR

The contestants get a blast from the past this week with visits from season five winner Ali Vincent and season six winner Michelle Aguilar, both filling in as host while Alison Sweeney is on maternity leave. The contestants are also surprised by the arrival of some old friends, whose return promises to shake up the competition. And while one player is sidelined by medical issues, the rest compete in a balance and endurance challenge that finds each contestant standing on a platform, suspended six feet over a pool.

One by one, the lines supporting the platform are removed, making it harder to stand, until only the winner is left standing. Later, Bob has last chance workouts at the beach before the weigh in, which is followed by a surprising elimination.

The teams competing for the $250,000 grand prize are:

BEST FRIENDS:
Carla Triplett (Assistant bank manager), 36, and her best friend Joelle Gwynn (Non-profit founder), 41, Southfield, Michigan (Both eliminated week five)

Daniel Wright (Student), 19, Willow Spring, North Carolina (Eliminated in week eight) and his best friend, David Lee (Student), 23, Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina (Both eliminated week four)

COUSINS:
Sione Fa (Owner, landscape company), 28, Maricopa, Arizona and his cousin, Filipe Fa (Lube technician), 26, Mesa, Arizona

Blaine Cotter (College counselor), 27, Gilbert, AZ (Eliminated week 7) and his cousin Dane Patterson (Real estate appraiser), 27, Mesa, Arizona

ENGAGED COUPLE:
Damien Gurganious (Industrial designer), 31, and his fiancée Nicole Brewer (Wardrobe stylist), 37, Brooklyn, New York (Eliminated week 3)

FORMER MODELS:
Tara Costa (Model/Finance manager), 23, New York, NY, and her friend Laura Denoux (Model/Sales director), 24, Miami, Florida

FATHER/SON:
Ron Morelli (Retired food distributor, currently City Councilman), 54, and his son, Mike Morelli (Student), 18, South Lyon, MI.

GRANDPARENTS:
Estella Hayes (Retired nurse), 63 and her husband, Gerald “Jerry” Hayes (Retired engineer), 63, Wheaton, Illinois (Eliminated week 2)

MOTHER/DAUGHTER:
Helen Phillips (Retired retail manager), 47, Sterling Heights, MI and her daughter, Shanon Thomas (Massage therapist), 29, Centerline, MI. (Eliminated in week 7)

Cathy Skell (Title sales closing agent at real estate firm), 48, Shiocton, Wisconsin (Eliminated in week 11) and her daughter, Kristin Steede (Business owner), 28, Greenville, Wisconsin

SISTERS:
Amanda Kramer (Cosmetologist), 30, Boise, Idaho (Eliminated in week 10), and her sister, Aubrey Cheney (Information and education specialist), 28, Gooding, Idaho (Eliminated in week 12)

Alison Sweeney hosts, and trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels also star.

The Biggest Loser” has become a worldwide hit airing in over 90 countries and produced in 25 countries. Since its debut in 2004, “The Biggest Loser” has grown to become a standalone health and lifestyle brand by developing tools and products inspired by the show and approved by its doctors and experts. Anchored by the online, subscription-based extension of the show, Biggestloserclub.com, The Biggest Loser Meal Plan, The New York Times best-selling books series, best-selling fitness DVD series, a line of appliances, fitness equipment, protein supplements and countless other health and lifestyle based products, The Biggest Loser consumer products program has generated over $50 million in spending with presence at more than 25,000 major retailers to date. Check out www.biggestloser.com for more information.

“The Biggest Loser: Couples” is a production of Reveille LLC, 25/7 Productions and 3Ball Productions. Ben Silverman (NBC’s “The Office,” “Ugly Betty”), Dave Broome (“A Model Life with Petra Nemcova,” “Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope”), JD Roth (“Age of Love,” “Beauty and the Geek”), Todd A. Nelson (“Unan1mous,” “Beauty and the Geek”) and Mark Koops (“American Gladiators,” “Shear Genius”) serve as executive producers.

Source: NBC Press Releases

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