Runtime: 60 minutes
The Biggest Loser - The Biggest Loser Australia (season 11) - Netflix
The eleventh season of the Australian version of the original NBC reality television series The Biggest Loser, known as The Biggest Loser Australia: Transformed, premiered on 14 March 2017. The live series finale was held on Monday 1 May 2017 at 11 am during the airing of Studio 10. The season had very low viewership, routinely being beaten not only by rival commercial networks in the ratings, but also rating behind public broadcasters ABC and SBS. After its second week on air, the show was dropped from airing on Sundays nights, continuing only through Monday-Thursday in its third week on air. With continued falling ratings, the program was pulled from prime time and moved to a daytime slot at 1:00 pm (where re-runs previously aired) from 3 April. The live finale aired at 11am on 1 May 2017 and was watched by 92,000 viewers.
The Biggest Loser - Description - Netflix
Week 1: Jenny - Vote (5-1) - Due to losing the elimination challenge, the blue team was sent to elimination and had to vote for a contestant to leave, Jenny was voted for 5 times with herself voting for Amy, this was enough votes for Jenny to be eliminated, Brett and Lynton's vote were not revealed. Week 1: Sarah - Elimination Arena - Different from previous seasons, the bottom 3 contestants were sent to the elimination arena where the lowest scoring of the 3 was eliminated. Amy, Matt & Sarah were bottom 3 in Weigh In, they had to face off in 2 rounds, first they had to ride elliptical bike up to 3 km in the fastest time, Matt was the fastest and was safe. In the second round, Amy & Sarah had to ride the same elliptical bike but had to keep above 50RPM, first to drop below was eliminated, meaning Sarah was the first under 50RPM and was eliminated. Week 2: Anna - Vote (3-1-1-1) - Due to losing the elimination challenge, the blue team was sent to elimination and had to vote for a contestant to leave, Anna was voted for 3 times with herself voting for Brett, she was the only one to receive more than 1 vote meaning she was eliminated, with the other 2 votes each individually going to Amy & Matt Week 2: Steph - Elimination Arena - Simon, Sophia & Steph were bottom 3 in Weigh In, they had to face off in 2 rounds, first round each had to stand in the centre of six FitLite trainers, they light up in a certain sequence, each contestant had to race over and hit each one to make the next light up over 50 times, Simon was the first one to get through the 50 light sequence and was made safe from elimination. Second round was in 2 stages, fiirst stage was a balance beam, with more of the FitLites placed to the side of it. Stop along the way, deactivate the lights with your feet. If you fall off the beam you go back to the start, the second stage was to climb a knotted rope and deactivate another light at the top. Both Sophia & Steph passed the balance beam but neither could climb the rope so it went into sudden death. Sudden Death involved both of the girls placing their feet on the lowest knot of the rope and hang on with first one to fall off being eliminated, Steph was first to fall and was eliminated. Week 3: Sophia - Votes (3-2-1-1-1) - Due to losing the elimination challenge, the orange team was sent to elimination and had to vote for a contestant to leave, Sophia was voted for 3 times with herself voting for Josh, she received the most votes meaning she was eliminated, Josh's vote counted for two times as he had The Power meaning his vote, for Luke, was counted as 2 votes, the other two votes each individually went to Nikki & Simon Week 3: Jake - Elimination Arena - Jake, Josh & Nikki were bottom 3 in Weigh In, they had to face off in 2 rounds, first round balance on a hemisphere ball with a small ball balanced on a paddle. If the ball falls off or you fall off the ball, they lose the round, Jake & Nikki were the first two to fall off making Josh safe. In the second round, stand on your toes on a small ledge. First to give up is out of the challenge and out of the competition. Jake was the first to fall off meaning he was eliminated. Week 4: Josh - Votes (4-1) - Due to losing the elimination challenge, the orange team was sent to elimination and had to vote for a contestant to leave, Josh was voted for 4 times with himself voting for Luke, he received the most votes meaning he was eliminated, Simon's vote was revealed although it wouldn't've affected the outcome. Week 4: Luke - Elimination Arena - Lisa-Faye, Simon & Luke were bottom 3 in Weigh In, they had to face off in 2 rounds, first round Ride 1 km on an Assalult Bike, Transfer a 40 kg medicine ball from one side to another while trying to balance on blocks and then attempt to keep shooting them until they land them in their frame above them and repeat the process until they have landed all four medicine balls. If they fall off the blocks or drop the ball they must go back to the start, Simon was the first to successfully land all four of his medicine balls making him safe. In the second round, hold the medicine ball above your head. First to drop their ball below their head is out of the challenge and out of the competition. Luke was the first to drop his ball below his head meaning he was eliminated. Week 5: Josh & Sophia - Salvation Arena - Josh, Anna, Luke, Jake & Sophia were top 5 in Weigh In, they had to face off in 2 rounds Transfer weights from the either middle pole or theirs to their opposition pole while attempting to stay on a balance beam and while trying to keep the weight of their own pole. If they fall off the balance beam or drop the weight they must go back to the start. If their pole runs out of room they lose the round, Anna, Jake, Luke and Sophia were the first to get their poles full meaning Josh Returned. In the second round, hold the dumb bell above your barrier. First three to drop their dumb bell below their barrier is out of the challenge and out of the competition, Josh and Luke were the first two out but after 90 minutes the contest was stepped up a level, Anna and Sophia had to keep their arms extended the whole time and could no longer move their hand around the dump bell, Anna was the last one out meaning Sophia Returned.
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