‘Biggest Loser’ Strike Moves To Burbank

Nellie Andreeva

IATSE took the strike against NBC’s reality series The Biggest Loser to NBC. Representatives for the union tonight hung a banner about the labor dispute in front of the NBC compound in Burbank. (photo via Twitter) The strike began … Read More »

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‘Biggest Loser’ Strike Update: Striking Crew Got Support From AFL-CIO & ‘Loser’ Talent

Nellie Andreeva

The crowd on the picket line at The Biggest Loser ranch is expected to be significantly larger tomorrow after the LA County AFL-CIO affiliate today endorsed the IATSE-led strike by the reality series’ crew and vowed to send picketers from some of the 350 unions and more than 800,000 unions … Read More »

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‘The Biggest Loser’ Strike Update: Show Wraps Day Of Filming, Picketers Face EPs, AFL-CIO To Sanction The Strike Tomorrow

Nellie Andreeva

NBC’s The Biggest Loser completed its first day of filming while picketed by some 50 striking crew members. The show’s two trainers, Jilian Michaels, who had said she won’t cross the picket line, and Bob Harper, were not scheduled to work, so they didn’t show up at The Biggest Loser Read More »

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IATSE Strikers vs ‘Biggest Loser’ Scabs

Here was the scene this morning at the Biggest Loser location in Calabassas when replacement workers arrived for work in the pre-dawn hours and were confronted by IATSE strikers as the scabs crossed the union’s picket lines. At bottom, strikers picket the gym where the Biggest Loser contestants work out. (Photos exclusive to Read More »

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‘Biggest Loser’ Scabs Try To Avoid IATSE

Nellie Andreeva

PHOTOS: IATSE Strikers vs ‘Biggest Loser’ Scabs

An internal IATSE memo circulated late last night suggesting that NBC’s Biggest Loser producers may have moved up the call time, originally scheduled … Read More »

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