'Biggest Loser' Didn't Rip Off Woman's Pitch, 2nd Circ. Hears

Law360, New York (April 20, 2012, 8:17 PM EDT) -- NBC Universal Inc. on Friday asked the Second Circuit to squash a suit brought by a woman who claims the reality show “The Biggest Loser” was stolen from her pitch, arguing the pitched treatment and actual show had little in common.

A lawyer for NBC — now known as NBCUniversal Media LLC — said its popular weight loss competition show had little in common with one pitched by Sonya Latimore called "Phat Farm/Fat Farm — A Weight Loss Adventure.”

“They live on a farm. If they...
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