The Biggest Loser, Season 8Closed Captioning
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For eight men and eight women, the journey from XXXL to Ex-XXXL begins. Alison Sweeney (Days of Our Lives) returns as host of the series, 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 unscripted and life-altering reality series gathers contestants from across the country to face real-life temptations, while being provided with approved weight-loss skills and resources in an effort to help them transform their bodies, health, and ultimately their lives. Contestants work out under the supervision of professional trainers Jillian Michaels and Bob Harper.
|1||Closed CaptioningVideoEpisode #801||"The Biggest Loser" returns for season eight with a special theme of second chances. Alison Sweeney (Days of our Lives) hosts the popular series, and trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels return to train 16 contestants eager to get their second chances at a new lease on life. From a mother and military wife who has always put others first, to a firefighter whose health and job are at risk because of his weight, they'll all come together hoping to transform their bodies, their health, and ultimately, their lives. Last season's heaviest contestant and fan favorite Daniel will also return for a second chance to finish the weight loss journey he started and inspire a female social worker who has taken his place as the heaviest contestant in the history of "The Biggest Loser" weighing in at 476 lbs. In the season premiere, one contestant has a health scare during the first challenge, and all of the players get a wake-up call when they meet with Dr. Huizenga to better understand all the medical conditions they're facing because of their extra weight. Then an emotional weigh-in is followed by an elimination, sending home the first player of the season.||1:25:07||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|2||Closed CaptioningVideoEpisode #802||It's week two at the ranch, well known as one of the hardest weeks on "The Biggest Loser" to lose big numbers on the scale. So contestants are surprised when host Alison Sweeney tells them they'll all get to stay on the ranch another week - if they lose a certain amount of weight. Hoping to help in their quest is Chef Curtis Stone, who meets them at the California Health and Longevity Institute for a "kitchen boot camp" designed to help them make healthier food choices. Then all the contestants have to rely on each other for a balancing challenge that tests their ability to work together. And later, the weekly weigh-in will reveal whether all the players meet the required weight loss goal to stay another week - or whether two players will be sent home. Trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels also star.||1:23:57||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|3||Closed CaptioningVideoEpisode #803, Pts. 1 & 2||This week, the contestants get an inviting offer from host Alison Sweeney to gain an advantage at weigh-in, but the offer comes with a steep price tag - losing trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels for the week. Later, the players are faced with their first temptation, which will give the winner considerable control of the weigh-in. While Jillian gets very frustrated with a contestant who she thinks is far too focused on gameplay, another player finds she has an injury that will dramatically affect her workouts. Then an incline challenge tests the players stamina before a very tense weigh-in, in which one contestant alienates the others with questionable choices, leading to a heartbreaking elimination.||1:23:59||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|4||Closed CaptioningVideoEpisode #804, Pts. 1 & 2||The kitchen is off limits to the contestants this week and the trainers teach the players how to make healthy choices when eating out. This week, one contestant is sidelined due to a medical condition and frustrated about not being able to work out to their full capacity. And all of the contestants are in for a big surprise when they learn from host Alison Sweeney that the kitchen is off limits this week and why. A pop challenge about calories brings one winning team an amazing prize, and trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels take the players out to a restaurant to help them learn how to make healthy choices when eating out. Later, a tough challenge tests all the players endurance before a weigh in, after which another contestant is sent home.||1:23:59||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|5||Closed CaptioningVideoEpisode #805, Pts. 1 & 2||Week five on the ranch kicks off with contestants getting the news that they're all going to be joining either trainer Jillian Michaels' black team or Bob Harper's blue team. But the bigger news from host Alison Sweeney is that whoever wins this weeks temptation gets to make the critical decision of which contestant goes on which team. And when one person wins that much power, all of the contestants are worried about being potentially separated from the partner who has been with them since the beginning of their weight-loss journey. Later, a challenge tests the contestants ability to work together in their newly-formed teams, and one player gives another a very special gift. Then a weigh-in leads to a tough elimination, sending another player home.||1:23:56||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|6||Closed CaptioningVideoEpisode #806, Pts. 1 & 2||This week, the black and blue teams head to the beach to square off in a wild challenge that sends them digging for a buried treasure. The winning team will get a huge prize - tickets home to see their loved ones - but there's also a surprise twist! One team of contestants goes home for emotional reunions with loved ones, but is quickly faced with the challenges of continuing to eat healthy and work out back in their everyday lives. Meanwhile, back at the ranch, the other team is determined to make the most of their time alone on campus in the hopes they can lose more weight than their opposing team. Also, contestants lend a hand at a food bank this week, and one contestant has an emotional breakthrough with trainer Jillian Michaels. And the team who made the most weight loss progress is revealed at the weigh-in before another player is sent packing. Alison Sweeney hosts the series, and trainer Bob Harper also stars.||1:23:45||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|7||Closed CaptioningVideoEpisode #807 - Pts. 1 & 2||Its an intense week on "The Biggest Loser" when the contestants learn from host Alison Sweeney that they will each face off against a player from the opposing team at weigh-in. The winner of the pop challenge gains considerable control by getting to choose who faces off against whom. Then New York Yankee and four-time World Series champ Derek Jeter gives the players a pep talk about the importance of teamwork before they embark on a wild baseball challenge. The challenge winner then gets a delicious and healthy Mediterranean meal prepared by acclaimed chef Curtis Stone. Later, one player breaks a "Biggest Loser" record at weigh-in, and then the contestants say goodbye to one of their own in the most emotional elimination so far this season. Trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels also star.||1:24:06||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|8||Closed CaptioningVideoEpisode #808 - Pt. 1 & 2||It's an exciting week on "The Biggest Loser" when the nine remaining contestants head to Washington D.C., for an adventure that will take them from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to the inside of the White House kitchen! After arriving in the nations capitol, the players learn from host Alison Sweeney that theyll now be competing as individuals rather than by teams. And their first challenge is a big one - to race around the National Mall and try and bring as many people as possible back to the Washington monument for a public workout with trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels, for the biggest workout in Biggest Loser history! Later, the trainers and contestants meet with members of Congress to talk about the importance of health and nutrition education, especially in schools. Then the players engage in a wild competition involving iconic D.C. landmarks before visiting the White House, where they get to prepare a delicious salad with the chef using vegetables from the White House garden. Later, the contestants weigh in by the steps of the Lincoln Memorial before another elimination round sends a contestant home for an emotional reunion with their family.||1:23:56||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|9||Closed CaptioningVideoEpisode #809 - Pts. 1 & 2||Tensions rise when contestants learn from host Alison Sweeney that two players will be eliminated this week - so only six of the eight remaining players will still be in the game after the weigh-in. With the stakes so high, players are more determined than ever to stay above the yellow line. First, theres a tennis ball pop challenge that rewards the winner with an advantage at weigh-in. Then the contestants have to jump through hoops - literally - when they head to the circus for a lively challenge with the coveted prize of immunity for whoever wins. Later, contestants are led by trainer Bob Harper through a wild, trapeze-swinging last chance workout, only to return to the ranch and find trainer Jillian Michaels ready to put them through a second, grueling last chance workout. Then a dramatic weigh-in leads to heartbreaking eliminations as the contestants say goodbye to two more players.||1:26:32||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|10||Closed CaptioningVideoEpisode #810 - Pts. 1 & 2||Its one of the most eagerly-anticipated events every season -- "The Biggest Loser" makeover episode! Fashion guru Tim Gunn and chic hair stylist Tabatha ("Tabathas Salon Takeover") return to help the remaining six contestants look fabulous before they give speeches about their weight loss journeys to motivate others at a TV Guide Magazine event. Then its time for amazing reveals and emotional reunions, when the made-over contestants show off their incredible new looks to loved ones flown in to help them celebrate their big day and hear their emotional speeches. Later, the contestants face a high-flying challenge across a canyon divide, and the winner is rewarded with a two-week trip to "The Biggest Loser" resort at Fitness Ridge in southern Utah. Then a tense elimination follows the weigh-in, sending another contestant home. Alison Sweeney hosts the series, and trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels also star.||1:02:41||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|11||Closed CaptioningVideoEpisode #811, Pts. 1 & 2||This week, the five remaining contestants get a surprise visit from financial guru Suze Orman, who talks to them about the connection between health and wealth and gives them tips on how to be financially fit when they get home. The players take a health quiz about the high costs of poor health, and later, they talk to trainer Bob Harper about leaving the ranch and the challenges they may face back home. Later, Hall of Famer and Super Bowl champion Rod Woodson helps kick off an NFL challenge involving the weight theyve each lost all season. Then its off to the weigh-in, where this weeks winner will get a home visit from chef Curtis Stone to show them how to cook healthy meals after they return from the ranch. Then one contestant is sent home, leaving the four "Biggest Loser" finalists. Alison Sweeney hosts the series, and Jillian Michaels also stars.||1:23:56||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|12||Closed CaptioningVideoWhere Are They Now?, Pts. 1 & 2||The hit series "The Biggest Loser" catches up with some of the series' most popular and memorable contestants from the previous seven seasons, including former winners, contestants who fell in love on the show and got married, and those who are "paying it forward" with new careers in health and wellness. More than 40 contestants from seasons one through seven will be featured, showing how they look now and sharing what theyve been doing with their lives since being on the show. The special will follow contestants who continue to take on considerable challenges, from running marathons to competing in triathlons, to those pursuing incredible dreams, including one contestant who has become a country music singer. Former players, some of whom will be surprised by visits from trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels, will also share major milestones, from getting married to having children.||1:24:57||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|13||Closed CaptioningVideoEpisode #812, Pts. 1 & 2||The final four contestants go home to reunite with family and friends, and learn that when they return to the ranch, they'll face their toughest challenge yet -- running a full (26.2 mile) marathon. It's a daunting challenge, but cheering them along the way will be some familiar faces from the previous season -- season seven winner Helen Phillips and finalists Tara Costa and Mike Morelli, plus a surprise visitor to cheer Rudy on. Later, it's the very last "last chance workouts" with trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels before a final weigh in determines who the two definite finalists will be -- and which two contestants fall below the dreaded yellow line, leaving America to vote which one will be the third finalist to compete for the grand prize of $250,000. Host Alison Sweeney also stars.||1:23:56||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|14||Closed CaptioningVideoEpisode #813, Pt. 1 & 2||In this must-see, exciting live finale, all of the contestants from this season return for a special reunion and a chance to weigh in one last time -- and show America how much weight theyve all lost since beginning their weight-loss journeys. There are four contestants left, but America has voted on the two that fell below the yellow line in last weeks episode to choose who will be the third finalist in the game. After Americas vote is revealed and the third finalist is announced, the eliminated player will then weigh in with the other 12 eliminated contestants to compete for the $100,000 "at home" prize. Then its the moment viewers have been waiting for, when one of the three finalists will be named this seasons "Biggest Loser" and win the coveted grand prize of $250,000! Alison Sweeney is the host, and trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels also star.||1:25:00||$1.99||View In iTunes|
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I love this show, not just for the entertainment value but also the motivation it has givin me in my weight loss. I watch the episodes on my iphone at the gym and it really keeps me going. I just wish the would make the first 5 seasons available. Maybe if enough people write in with interest they will come out with them. Ryan
I've been watching all season and have been happy with how prompt iTunes has been, but when it matters the most, big FAIL!!! Please fix for future seasons, very disappointing!!
I'm SO SO SO disappointed. I watch the almost the whole season on iTunes and then the big finale and 1) it's not part of my season pass...that really blows 2) You don't even have the finale up to watch even if I did have to pay more. What's the point of watching the whole season and then being left to hang on what happens in the end. I'm very disappointed
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