‘The Biggest Loser’ reboot set at USA

The Biggest Loser” will be rebooted on USA, the network announced Monday.

“We’re re-imagining ‘The Biggest Loser’ for today’s audiences, providing a new holistic, 360-degree look at wellness, while retaining the franchise’s competition format and legendary jaw-dropping moments,” said Chris McCumber, president of entertainment networks, USA Network & Syfy. “USA’s recent reboot of ‘Temptation Island’ brought both new and younger viewers to the network, and we’re excited to add another big, buzzy show to our growing unscripted lineup.”

The new 10-episode season set to debut in 2020 will feature a new team of experts (including a trainer, chef and life coach) aiding the contestants in not only trying to lose weight but also improve their overall well-being. The experts will be announced at a later date.

“At NBCUniversal, we know the power of impactful content that connects with audiences on an emotional level, and USA is the perfect home for an iconic franchise like ‘The Biggest Loser,’ which does just that,” said Mark Miller, executive vice president of Ad Sales at NBCUniversal. “We are confident that these incredible stories of transformation will resonate with viewers and advertisers alike.”

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WESTWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: TV Personalities Heidi Rhoades, Phoenix Michael Rhoades, Jillian Michaels and Lukensia Michaels Rhoades arrive for the Premiere Of Warner Bros. Pictures' 'Storks' held at Regency Village Theatre on September 17, 2016 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 06: Celebrity fitness trainer Jillian Michaels and Heidi Rhoades attend Shape Magazine celebrates Jillian Michaels' cover and 35th anniversary of Shape at The Whisper Lounge on July 6, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)
WESTWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: TV Personalities Heidi Rhoades, Phoenix Michael Rhoades, Jillian Michaels and Lukensia Michaels Rhoades arrive for the Premiere Of Warner Bros. Pictures' 'Storks' held at Regency Village Theatre on September 17, 2016 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)
WESTWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: (L-R) TV personalities Heidi Rhoades, Jillian Michaels, and Phoenix Michael Rhoades and Lukensia Michaels Rhoades arrives at the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' 'Storks' at Regency Village Theatre on September 17, 2016 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 01: Personal Trainer Jillian Michaels and Spouse Heidi Rhoades attends the 4th Annual RaiseAChild Honors Gala at Jim Henson Studios on May 01, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Boardman/WireImage)
CENTURY CITY, CA - APRIL 21: Jillian Michaels and Heidi Rhoades attend the opening of REFUGEE Exhibit at Annenberg Space For Photography on April 21, 2016 in Century City, California. ((Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
CENTURY CITY, CA - APRIL 21: Professional trainer Jillian Michaels (L) and talent manager Heidi Rhoades arrive at the opening of 'Refugee' at The Annenberg Space For Photography on April 21, 2016 in Century City, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 13: Personal trainer/author Jillian Michaels (L) and Heidi Rhoades attend the Open Roads World Premiere of 'Mother's Day' at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on April 13, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/Getty Images) *** Local caption *** Jillian Michaels, Heidi Rhoades
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 13: Jillian Michaels and Heidi Rhoades attend the premiere of 'Mother's Day' at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on April 13, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 13: Personal trainer/author Jillian Michaels (L) and Heidi Rhoades attend the Open Roads World Premiere of 'Mother's Day' at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on April 13, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 13: Jillian Michaels and Heidi Rhoades attend the Open Roads world premiere of 'Mother's Day' held at TCL Chinese theatre on April 13, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 30: (L-R) Heidi Rhoades and Jillian Michaels, arrive at PETA's 35th Anniversary Party at Hollywood Palladium on September 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30: TV personality Jillian Michaels (R) and Heidi Rhoades arrive at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 16: (L-R) Phoenix Michaels Rhoades, Heidi Rhoades, Jillian Michaels and Lukensia Michaels Rhoades arrive for The Dave Thomas Foundation For Adoption's Kickball For A Home Celebrity Kickball Game at University of Southern California on August 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 05: Jillian Michaels is seen with her partner, Heidi Rhoades, and their children, Lukensia Michaels Rhoades and Phoenix Michaels Rhoades in Malibu on January 05, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 05: Jillian Michaels is seen with her partner, Heidi Rhoades, and their children, Lukensia Michaels Rhoades and Phoenix Michaels Rhoades in Malibu on January 05, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 01: Jillian Michaels and her partner, Heidi Rhoades after a yoga class in Santa Monica on September 01, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 23: TV personality Jillian Michaels (C), partner Heidi Rhoades (L), son Phoenix and daughter Lukensia attend LG's '20 Magic Minutes: A Family Affair' hosted by Christina Applegate at a private residence on June 23, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
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The series, which previously ran for 17 seasons on NBC starting in 2004, came under fire in its later years after former trainer Jillian Michaels admitted to giving contestants caffeine pills, as well as when a report surfaced in which a former contestant claimed she was forced to use weight-loss drugs in order to shed enough at each filmed weigh-in to produce a big result. The producers denied the claims and other former contestants spoke out in support of the show and the trainers. Howe

“The Biggest Loser,” based on the format created by David Broome, is produced by Endemol Shine North America in association with Universal Television Alternative Studio. Sharon Levy, DJ Nurre and Georgie Hurford-Jones serve as executive producers for Endemol Shine. Todd Nelson, JD Roth and Broome also are executive producers.

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