'The Biggest Loser' casting teams come to SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Producers from the television weigh-loss show "The Biggest Loser" are coming to South Carolina to look for applicants for its 11th season.

The casting call is taking place Saturday at the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and U.S. residents and should bring a non-returnable photo. Casting teams plan to see at least the first 500 people in line.

Producers of the NBC are looking for individuals and teams of 2 who each want to lose at least 100 pounds.

Interested applicants can submit video auditions for the new season, which opens in January 2011. The grand prize is $250,000.

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