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ITV1 has commissioned Britain's Biggest Loser, a daily weight-loss show based on the original Us format. Loser follows the lives of dramatically overweight people as they undertake a strict diet and exercise regime in order to shed pounds. Participants begin in couples, but ultimately only one person can walk away with the cash prize. A UK version was previously made for Living TV in 2005 and fronted by Vicki Butler-Henderson. It was axed after two series, with eventual I'd Do Anything champ Jodie Prenger winning the second series. The Biggest Loser format has been adapted in 25 different (more) »

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