By EW Staff
Updated February 13, 2008 at 12:00 PM EST

(FROM VARIETY) ? NBC has granted a sixth season to its unscripted show The Biggest Loser. The network will hold auditions in multiple cities for the next cycle of the weight-loss series, which should debut next fall. The format is expected to reprise this season’s concept of casting contestants in teams of two, including relatives, co-workers, and friends. The fifth season is averaging a 3.9 rating/9 share among adults 18-49 and 9.3 million viewers. (Variety)