She got as much attention in tennis for her willowy blond looks as for her playing ability. The new trainer for ‘The Biggest Loser’ says that intense scrutiny will help her when working with the show’s obese contestants.
Premium pay channel HBO dominated the nominations Thursday for the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards, earning a stunning 104 nods, including honors for its two freshman series, “Game of Thrones” and “Boardwalk Empire,” as well as the acclaimed miniseries “Mildred Pierce” and the TV movies “Cinema Verite” and “Too Big to Fail,” about the nation’s banking crisis.
An L.A. contestant on ‘Food Network Star’ spices up the competitive atmosphere on the latest season of the show, formerly ‘The Next Food Network Star.’ Set in and around Hollywood, the season starting Sunday has its biggest field yet: 15 competitors.
The Starz show was written as a prequel to bide time while ‘Spartacus: Blood and Sand’ lead actor Andy Whitfield dealt with a medical issue. He has since bowed out of the show, and a new performer will eventually step into his sandals.
Each week on NBC’s “The Biggest Loser,” host Alison Sweeney puts contestants through grueling physical challenges, issues beguiling calorie-rich temptations and then weighs them on a scale to determine whether their punishing gym sessions are paying off.
Times critic S. Irene Virbila was waiting for a table at Red Medicine when the manager snapped her photo and told her to leave. It sparked a debate over whether modern critics can — or should — remain anonymous.
Shauna James Ahern turned a diagnosis of celiac disease into an opportunity to get creative in the kitchen. She writes about her experiences on her popular blog and in a new cookbook, ‘Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef.’
The new Biggest Loser Resort at Fitness Ridge in Malibu is already booked through mid-November, despite a troubled debut that would have challenged the most dogged contestant on the NBC-TV show that inspired it.