This is one time when being a loser would be a good thing.
NBC's hit show "Biggest Loser" will cast new contestants Saturday in Chicago and you could be one of them to earn the chance to win $250,000.
Casting representatives are seeking "outgoing and charismatic individuals or teams of two."
They're looking for people with "personality, desire and competitive edge to vie for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to lose weight, change their lives forever and compete for a grand prize of $250,000." Producers hope to see at least 500 applicants.
Check out one winner's story in the video to learn how he did it.
So if you have a lot of weight to lose, wouldn't mind a chance to win a quarter million bucks, and are willing to share your struggle with millions on TV, show up at the NBC Tower, 1st Floor, 454 N. Columbus Drive, Chicago, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today.
You must be 18 years or older and a legal U.S. citizen. If you can't make it downtown Saturday, you can apply on-line by searching the words "casting call" on nbcchicago.com.