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Cancelled or Renewed? Status of NBC TV Shows

20 July 2017 12:20 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Below, you'll find a list of NBC's recent/current/upcoming primetime TV shows and their present status. To see a series' ratings, click the links in the middle column.Shows include America's Got Talent, American Ninja Warrior, Aquarius, The Awesome Show, Better Late Than Never, The Biggest Loser, The Blacklist, Blindspot, The Brave, The Carmichael Show, Caught On Camera With Nick Cannon, The Celebrity Apprentice, Champions, Chicago Fire, Chicago Justice, Chicago Med, Chicago Pd, Common Sense, Dateline NBC, Emerald City, Ellen’s Game of Games, First Dates, Food Fighters, For God and Country, Genius Junior, Gone, The Good Place, Great News, Grimm, The Handmade Project, Hollywood Game Night, I Can Do That, The Island, Last Comic Standing, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order: True Crime, Law & Order: You the Jury, Little Big Shots, Little Big Shots: Forever Young, Man With A Plan, Maya and Marty in Manhattan, »

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NBC Names Linda Giambrone Head of Alternative Production

18 July 2017 11:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

NBC has hired veteran unscripted executive Linda Giambrone to head alternative production for the network. She will serve as executive vice president of production, NBC Entertainment. She will oversee all physical production for alternative programming on NBC as well as for Universal Television Alternative studio.

“The fact that Linda is joining our team at this pivotal point in Universal Television Alternative’s growth is a huge coup for us,” said Universal Television Alternative president Meredith Ahr. “A studio’s value is in being a trusted brand, and that is built on its people’s ability to innovate, problem solve, and deliver at the highest level. Linda is someone who will ensure our execution is unparalleled as we continue to expand and position ourselves as a global leader.”

“With her vast experience working in various television formats and launching productions of all sizes, Linda is one of the industry’s most respected production executives,” said »

- Daniel Holloway

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‘The Biggest Loser’ Reportedly Canceled After Contestant Makes Shocking Drug Accusation

11 July 2017 2:16 PM, PDT | HollywoodLife | See recent HollywoodLife news »

'The Biggest Loser' will not return to NBC, a new report claims, citing the show's doctor Robert Huizenga. So what happened? »

- Emily Longeretta

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Alison Sweeney, ‘Days Of Our Lives’ Star, Granted Restraining Order For Obsessed Fan

6 July 2017 9:51 AM, PDT | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

Alison Sweeney, the former host of “The Biggest Loser” and star of the soap opera “Days of Our Lives”, has been granted a temporary restraining order against a man who has been consistently harassing her on social media. Jon Christopher LuVisi, 49, has allegedly been peppering Sweeney’s various social media accounts with comments for years, […] »

- Chris Jancelewicz

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Mid-year scorecard: commercial free-to-air broadcasters

3 July 2017 7:14 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Nine's 'True Story with Hamish and Andy'..

At the half-way point of the 2017 ratings year, the Seven, Nine and Ten networks all have something to crow about, and Australian-made dramas and reality shows continue to dominate.

Seven.s primary channel has won the prime-time ratings battle for 24 consecutive weeks, ranks at .No. 1 in total viewers and in the 16-39, 18-49s and 25-54 demographics, and has the year's top show, My Kitchen Rules.

Nine.s boast is that it is the only commercial network to grow its 6 pm-midnight share across total people and all demos for weeks 7 to 26, excluding Easter, while Seven and Ten have lost shares on those metrics.

Despite its corporate problems, Ten says it delivered three of the top seven Australian reality shows among 25 to 54s, the top three game/quiz shows and the top four Us drama series.

Moreover, Have You Been Paying Attention? »

- Don Groves

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The Top Five TV Shows for the Health Conscious

25 June 2017 2:00 PM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

Generally speaking, the TV is not a great medium for in-depth information on health topics. However, it is useful for keeping up-to-date with the latest developments, finding motivation from the actions of others, and a number of other health-related purposes. As a result, people who are health-conscious should consider seeing what is available to them through the numerous channels out there. Here are the top five TV shows for the health conscious:   The Biggest Loser Obesity has become one of the most critical health problems in the United States and other developed countries. Unfortunately, finding the inspiration to achieve

The Top Five TV Shows for the Health Conscious »

- Nat Berman

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Exclusive clip: Jd Roth joined by chef Rocco Dispirito on Z Living’s new series The Big Fat Truth

25 June 2017 10:06 AM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Tune in tonight for the premiere of Z Living’s new transformation series The Big Fat Truth, which sees host Jd Roth help various groups of people get themselves in shape. In this first episode Roth has some tricky customers in the shape of group of well known chefs. These people know about cooking but can he convince them to change what they eat and help transform their lives? Host Roth has years of experience working with those trying to lose weight. He acted as a producer on both NBC’s The Biggest Loser and ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss, as well as authoring several books. His goal is...read more »

- James Wray

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The Biggest Loser Producer Says Mindset, Not Metabolism Is Cause for Contestants Regaining Weight

6 June 2017 12:15 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

J.D. Roth is once again on a mission to help people lose weight, starting with former contestants of The Biggest Loser who regained the hundreds of pounds they dropped on the show.

The former executive producer of The Biggest Loser is back with a new show, The Big Fat Truth, and he kicks off the series by following up with his former contestants.

“I feel badly that some people from the show went back to some bad decision making patterns and gained the weight back, and felt ashamed,” Roth tells People. “Here they are, they won the lottery and got »

- Julie Mazziotta

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'Biggest Loser' Contestant Asks Court to Drop Doctor's Libel Lawsuit

2 June 2017 2:20 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

A former contestant on The Biggest Loser says the doctor who supervises competitors during their weight loss challenge doesn't have grounds to sue her for sharing her opinions about her experiences on the show with the New York Post.

Dr. Robert Huizenga, known as Dr. H, last June sued Joelle Gwynn and the Post claiming statements about him in a series of online articles — including claims that he encouraged unsafe and illegal weight-loss methods on the show — are false and defamatory.

Now, Gwynn's attorney Mona Houck argues that Huizenga's lawsuit is based on non-actionable expressions of opinion and statements of fact that don't refer »

- Ashley Cullins

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Lionsgate Ordered To Pay Jillian Michaels $5.8 Million For YouTube Fitness Videos

15 May 2017 2:56 PM, PDT | Tubefilter.com | See recent Tubefilter News news »

Jillian Michaels, the fitness entrepreneur and former star of The Biggest Loser, was awarded roughly $5.8 million in a dispute filed against entertainment studio Lionsgate -- which Michaels alleged had violated a contract by streaming her exercise videos for free on YouTube, subsequently stemming sales and damaging her brand.

Additionally, Lionsgate was ordered by an arbitrator to pay attorneys’ fees and arbitration costs, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Michaels filed her claim in April 2015 after signing a deal with Lionsgate back in 2007 to distribute fitness programming via physical DVDs and VOD channels. As part of the deal, she had the right to consult on distribution prior to any releases.

Visit Tubefilter for more great stories. »

- Geoff Weiss

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Bob Harper Shares Video of Himself Doing Burpees 3 Months After Heart Attack: 'One Day at a Time'

13 May 2017 7:16 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Bob Harper is taking his recovery "one day at a time."

The Biggest Loser host took to Instagram on Saturday to share a video of himself doing burpees, just three months after suffering a life-threatening heart attack. 

Watch: 'Biggest Loser' Host Bob Harper Shares Shirtless Selfie Following Heart Attack: 'On the Road to Recovery'

"Okay @crossfit @thedavecastro I'm getting closer to coming back," Harper wrote alongside the clip. "I did some burpees in my rehab yesterday to get a feel and see how my heart rate responded. The top notch team there kept a very watchful eye on me. One Day At A Time. #heartattacksurvivor #beherenow."

Related: 'Biggest Loser' Host Bob Harper ​Calls Out Haters One Month After Heart Attack

The 51-year-old trainer, who has been sharing his road to recovery with fans, opened up about his heart attack during an appearance on Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen last month, revealing that he »

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Jillian Michaels Scores $5.7 Million in Dispute Over YouTube Fitness Videos

11 May 2017 4:26 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The Biggest Loser” alum Jillian Michaels has emerged a big winner in her dispute with Lionsgate. Celebrity fitness expert Michaels has been awarded $5.7 million in an arbitration ruling against Lionsgate,  stemming from a legal battle over fitness videos posted to YouTube, the Tennessean reports. Michaels initially struck a deal with Lionsgate that allowed the company to distribute Michaels’ workout videos in DVD form. As part of the agreement, Lionsgate was allowed to promote the DVDs with clips on YouTube. Also Read: Jillian Michaels Series 'Sweat Inc' Ordered by Spike TV; 'Lip Sync Battle' Gets More Episodes The fitness expert cried foul, »

- Tim Kenneally

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Why Caroline Rhea Says She Will Never Host Another Reality Show After The Biggest Loser

11 May 2017 2:20 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Caroline Rhea learned one important lesson while hosting The Biggest Loser: Reality shows are not for her.

The actress says she was uncomfortable in her hosting gig during the first three seasons of the reality competition show that saw contestants try to lose large amounts of weight for money.

“ that I don’t want to be the host of a reality show,” she tells People in this week’s issue. “I am not the kind of person who wants to tell somebody they’re eliminated. Ever. Ever.”

For more from Caroline Rhea, pick up the latest issue of People, »

- Jodi Guglielmi

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Sabrina the Teenage Witch’s Caroline Rhea Shares Emotional Story Behind Her Daughter’s Birth: She’s My ‘Miracle Baby’

10 May 2017 10:40 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Caroline Rhea does not take motherhood for granted.

The actress, 53, opens up in the new issue of People about learning she was expecting her first child at the age of 44 — and the heartbreaking circumstances that surrounded her pregnancy.

After years of struggling to conceive with her then-boyfriend and fellow comedian Costaki Economopoulos while serving as host on the third season of The Biggest Loser, Rhea received some devastating news.

“My parents got diagnosed with cancer one week apart,” she tells People.

Want all the latest pregnancy and birth announcements, plus celebrity mom blogs? Click here to get those and more in the People Babies newsletter. »

- Jodi Guglielmi

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Biggest Loser Contestants to Speak Out on Gaining Back the Weight

2 May 2017 10:35 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

On The Biggest Loser, contestants successfully shed hundreds of pounds with intense dieting and exercise, but when they returned to their normal lives, many quickly regain the weight. Now the show’s creator, Jd Roth, wants to figure out why on his new series, The Big Fat Truth.

Roth is bringing back six former contestants — including Ryan Benson, who won the first season of the show — who collectively lost 630 lbs. on The Biggest Loser, but then regained the weight and more.

The show comes after a study, profiled in The New York Times, found that the diet tactics on The Biggest Loser »

- Julie Mazziotta

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Days of Our Lives: Alison Sweeney's Sami Is Returning to Salem

17 April 2017 2:04 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Four years after bidding Days of Our Lives adieu, Alison Sweeney is booking a trip back to Salem — and she isn’t packing lightly.

RelatedDaytime Emmy Nominations: Y&R Leads Soap Opera Pack With 25 Nods

Sweeney, who played the occasionally villainous Sami Brady/Dimera from 1993 to 2014, is returning to the fold for an extended visit, Soap Opera Digest reports.

“From my end, it takes a little bit of logistics with projects I’m working on,” she tells the magazine. “And unfortunately, this year’s been hard for me because of my knee injury, so I had to push some stuff back. »

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She’s Baaaack! Alison Sweeney Is Returning to Days of Our Lives

17 April 2017 1:47 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

A version of this article originally appeared on EW.com.

Salem’s resident bad girl is back.

Longtime Days of Our Lives actress Alison Sweeney is returning as Sami Brady for two months of production on the soap opera, EW has confirmed.

“From my end, it takes a little bit of logistics with projects I’m working on,” she told Soap Opera Digest, which was first to report the news. “And unfortunately, this year’s been hard for me because of my knee injury, so I had to push some stuff back. So, I figured out a schedule, blocked out »

- Derek Lawrence

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Fear Factor to Return with New Episodes Hosted by Ludacris on MTV

12 April 2017 8:38 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

If you have fond (or nightmare-inducing) memories of the dizzying heights, creepy spiders, and insane stunts featured on Fear Factor, then you may be pleased to hear that MTV is reviving the former NBC series for a 12-episode reboot hosted by Ludacris.

Fear Factor will return on Tuesday, May 30th on MTV. For more information, we have the official press release with full details below. Will you be tuning in this summer to face your fears vicariously?

Press Release: New York, NY (April 12, 2017) – MTV today announced it will give viewers the chance to conquer their fears head on with a refresh of the break-through series “Fear Factor.” Ludacris will host the new installment, custom-created for a generation that is increasingly empowered, while also more anxious than ever. Ludacris will also serve as executive producer on the project as part of an overarching deal with MTV. Filled with new stunts inspired by urban legends, »

- Derek Anderson

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'Biggest Loser' Star Bob Harper Regrets That He 'Overlooked' Heart Attack Warning Signs

11 April 2017 11:18 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Following his shocking heart attack in February, celebrity fitness trainer Bob Harper has been slowly but surely getting back into his old routines -- and the Biggest Loser host opened up about his near-death experience while sitting down with Andy Cohen on Tuesday's Watch What Happens Live.

Harper, who has been a celebrity health and fitness guru for years, told Cohen that there were a number of warning signs he ignored before his heart attack struck.

Watch: 'Biggest Loser' Host Bob Harper Confirms He Suffered a Heart Attack, Says He's 'Feeling Better'

"I fainted one time in the gym, I started having these dizzy spells and I just kind of overlooked them," Harper, 51, recounted. "[I] just adapted,which was just the dumbest [thing to do]. I kicked myself over and over again about that."

While recuperating from his heart attack, Harper said he got calls and messages of support from "almost everyone" he'd ever starred with on The Biggest Loser. Cohen »

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Bob Harper Opens Up About Major Heart Attack: 'I Was Dead'

4 April 2017 8:11 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Bob Harper is grateful to be alive.

The Biggest Loser host appeared on the Today show on Tuesday, where he talked about suffering a near-fatal heart attack in late February. The 51-year-old personal trainer was exercising at a gym in New York City, when he suddenly collapsed.

"I had what they call a 'widow-maker,'" he told Today co-host Savannah Guthrie. "It was a six percent survival rate, and the fact that there were doctors in the gym when I had the heart attack saved my life."

Watch: 'Biggest Loser' Host Bob Harper Confirms He Suffered a Heart Attack, Says He's 'Feeling Better'

"I was in full cardiac arrest," he added. "My heart stopped. Not to be dramatic, but I was dead. I was on that ground dead."

Harper said he doesn't remember anything about the fateful day, when two doctors performed CPR on him and administered a defibrillator, which delivers a dose of electric current to the »

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