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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A resident from the Charlotte area could become the next biggest loser.

The NBC hit The Bigggest Loser is casting for its sixteenth season at the NBC Charlotte studios on Saturday.

People began lining up in the parking lot late Friday night for auditions.

Charlotte is one of seven cities hosting casting calls for the show. Casting directors are looking for upbeat, outgoing contestants who have at least 100 pounds to lose and are ready to work.

They re especially interested in families of four and former athletes, from high school to the professional level, but individuals can always wow the producers.

Auditions end at 6 p.m. NBC Charlotte is located at 1001 Wood Ridge Center Dr., Charlotte, NC 28217.

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