Thoughts about BB19’s premiere, which started strong, but Big Brother returned to its old ways, bringing back a player and creating power imbalances.
BB19’s twist is surprisingly normal: temptations and consequences offered to houseguests in the Den of Temptation, a special room in the house.
The cast of Big Brother 19 was announced this morning, and includes 10 people in their 20s; a rodeo clown and a radio personality; and no returnees. Yet.
Big Brother Canada season six won’t air next year on Global, and its future is uncertain after Global said only that the show is “on hiatus.”
The premiere of Survivor Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers, season 35 of the show, will be a week later than usual and air apart from Big Brother 19’s finale.
CBS announced the debut date and schedule for BB19, and also announced that Big Brother 19 will be followed by the new Candy Crush game show on Sundays.
Tyler Lyons is a fan of both CBS’ version of Big Brother and Big Brother Canada, and in this episode of The Confessional, he argues why Canadians are doing a better job with their version. As an avid superfan of both the American and Canadian versions of the show, I’m always shocked when I hear other… continue reading
End-of-season thoughts about CBS’ first Big Brother: Over the Top, and why its positive changes are unlikely to carry over to next summer.
CBS announced the 12 houseguests who will be on Big Brother: Over the Top, and most of them—including one returnee—are in their 20s, as usual.
CBS revealed new details about Big Brother: Over the Top, the CBS All Access season that starts next week, and BB:OTT’s unprecedented interactivity.
CBS just revealed several new details about Big Brother’s CBS All Access season, including its air date, prize, and subtitle.
It’s been another summer of light, silly Big Brother fun: costumes, sloppy competitions, grotesque sexism, blatant misogyny, atrocious editing that makes heroes into villains and vice versa, unpunished rule violations, and a young cast with little life experience that laughs about animal abuse and brags about not knowing the game they’re currently playing.
Of particular horror this summer has been the treatment of women by some male cast members, and by the television show itself.
Big Brother fans sent hundreds of suggestions for the fall CBS All Access season of the BB. Here are a selection of those ideas for changing the game.
A few new details about the CBS All Access Big Brother that will air this fall.
Plus: How do you think this version of Big Brother should change? Tell me anonymously.
Asked about the Big Brother cast members’ racism and sexism, CBS Entertainment President Glenn Geller said that the show is “great” the way it is.
CBS has renewed Big Brother for a total of three seasons: two summer seasons that will air in 2017 and 2018, and this fall’s CBS All Access version of BB.
CBS formally announced the fall, CBS All Access-only edition of Big Brother today, saying cryptically that Julie Chen will be “part of” the new season.
Other media outlets are now reporting what you first read on reality blurred one week ago: CBS will air an All Access-only season of Big Brother this fall.
More details about a forthcoming fall season of Big Brother 19, which could be broadcast online only, on CBS’ streaming platform CBS All Access.
Update, Aug. 2: One week after this story was published, other media outlets are now confirming that Big Brother will air on CBS All Access only this fall. Original story: Big Brother will air its 19th season this fall, I’ve learned, making it only the second season in its history to air outside of the summer…. continue reading