The Biggest Loser (season 2)
is the second season of the NBC
competitive reality television
series entitled The Biggest Loser
. The second season premiered on September 13, 2005, and like season one
contestants who compete by trying to lose the most weight. The show is hosted by comedian Caroline Rhea
, with Bob Harper
and Jillian Michaels
joining as thetwo personal trainers.
The contestants were divided into two teams: men in red and women in blue, with each team assigned to their own personal trainer of the opposite sex. Each week, the team which had the lowest percentage of total weight-loss
was required to vote out one member of their own team.
The show concluded November 29, 2005, when Matt was declared "The Biggest Loser", winning $250,000. Seth was awarded $50,000 for his second place finish, and Suzy was awarded $25,000 for third. Of the non-finalists, Pete had lost the highest percentage of weight and received the $100,000 prize.
- The contestants were divided into male and female teams with trainers of the opposite sex.
- Total percentage weight-loss was used to determine the winning team each week (as opposed to number of pounds lost used in Season 1).
- In episode 7, the blue and red teams were disbanded, and four new teams of couples were formed. Three of the teams consisted of one man and one woman, and one team consisted of two men.
- In episode 9, the teams of two were disbanded, and each contestant had to compete......