NBC’s weight-loss series ‘The Biggest Loser’ to hold open casting call in San Diego July 21


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.

An open call will be held in San Diego on Saturday, July 21, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at NTC Venues at Liberty Station (2640 Historic Decatur Rd. San Diego, 92106).

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 and

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.