Biggest Loser auditions come to Atlanta

Casting for the sixth season of the reality TV competition "The Biggest Loser" will come to the Atlanta area next weekend.

Teams of two can try out Saturday, Feb. 16, at Wild Bill's, 2075 Market Street in Duluth. Casting is 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

The show, which this season marked the start of its couples edition, is a weight loss competition that awards the winning team $250,000.

Season 6 casting representatives are especially interested in contestants with military ties -- say, women trying to lose weight while their husbands are deployed, casting director Ian Young said yesterday. Young added that the show prefers people who are related, but they'll also take teams like best friends.

For more information, go to nbc.com/casting and click on casting for "The Biggest Loser."