The Biggest Loser Session 6 : Families
'Biggest Loser 6: Families' is the sixth season of the popular show The Biggest Loser. It is an NBC television series. The fist episode of this show began on September 16, 2008. It had 13 episodes. The finale was held on December 16, 2008. The host of this season was Alison Sweeny. The trainers for the participants of the show were Jillian Michaels and Bob Harper. On August 29, 2008, the participants of the sixth season were revealed. There were sixteen contestants in the show.
The teams of Biggest Loser 6 comprised of the eight pairs which included four parent- child pairs and four married couples. The Parent-child teams were trained under Jillian Michaels and the married couples were trained under Bob Harper. The teams of the Biggest Loser were declared through surprise announcement. Contestants visited Dr. Robert Huizenga who explained them about the consequences of obesity and unhealthy bodies.
Description of the teams of Biggest Loser 6, its members, their teams and relations
- Michelle Aguilar and Renee Wilson - Pink team -Daughter and Mother
- Adam Capers and Stacey Capers - Green team - Husband and Wife
- Phillip Parham and Amy Parham - Red team - Husband and Wife
- Jerry Skeabeck and Coleen Skeabeck - Yellow team - Father and Daughter
- Ed Brantley and Heba Salama - Orange team - Husband and Wife
- Shelly Cremen and Amy Cremen - Purple team - Mother and Daughter
- Brady Vilcan and Vicky Vilcan - Brown team - Husband and Wife
- Tom Desrochers Sr. and Tom Desrochers Jr. - Gray team - Father and son
From the first week till the fifth week, the teams were divided among the two trainers Bob and Jillian. Jillian's team consisted of the Purple, Gray, Yellow, and Pink teams. Bob Harper's team comprised of the Brown, Orange, Red, and Green teams. In the fifth week, these teams were again redistributed into different teams known as a Black team and a Blue Team.
The partners of the family were grouped together up till the eighth week. After the eight week, they were separated and were considered as individual contestants.
Finale of the Biggest Loser 6:
It was aired on December 16, 2008. The last three contestants that were selected for the final weigh-in include Ed Brantley (Orange team), Michelle Aguilar (Pink team), and Vicky Vilcan (Brown team). The order of the final weigh–in was decided by the Michelle Aguilar, as she had the maximum weight loss.
Ed was the first one to weigh-in. He secured the runner-up position. Vicky Vilcan was the next contestant to weigh-in. She had shed 101 pounds from her earlier weight of 246 pounds and was declared the second runner-up. The last contestant to weigh-in was Michelle Aguilar. She started with 242 pounds and has lost the maximum weight of 132 pounds. So, she was declared the winner. She became the 2nd female contestant to be the winner of the U.S. Biggest Loser reality show. Heba Salama won the consolation prize of 100,000 USD.
The seventh season of the 'Biggest Loser: Couples 2 Loser' would begin on January 6, 2009. Season seven of this show would include overweight couples contesting in it.