June 12, 2008

Looking for Native "losers"

Opinion:  ‘Biggest Loser' searching for Native American contestantsAfter the last season of NBC's “The Biggest Loser,” a reality weight-loss show, Native viewers sent a mass of e-mail to producers.

“We had a huge response this year from Native Americans,” said Barbara Wulff, a casting director for 3 Ball Productions.

Native viewers wanted to know this: “When are we going to be on the show?” said Wulff.

“We thought, well that's interesting. So, we decided to get help get the word out and let them know that we are casting. They are welcome to audition.”
Comment:  For more on the subject, see TV Shows Featuring Indians.

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