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‘BB Takeover:’ ‘Big Brother 17’ Twist Revealed

BIG BROTHERIt sure is going to be one twisty summer!

CBS announced Wednesday,  the exciting new twist for the upcoming season of “Big Brother” and it is called “BB Takeover.”

According to CBS statement, the new twist will feature:

“Weekly surprise guests who will unleash new twists into the game each and every week. This summer’s “BB Takeover” twist will feature a surprise guest each week who will appear on the show to announce a new twist into the game. Expecting the unexpected will be taken to new heights as Houseguests attempt to stay in the game amid the ever-changing twists that shake up life inside the house on a weekly basis. A special guest will appear on each night of the two-night premiere and reveal twists that could affect the cast and viewers.

“Big Brother” debuts on Wednesday, June 24 at 8 pm and on Thursday, June 25 at 8 pm. Following the premiere, Sunday broadcasts debut June 28 at 8 pm, and the first live eviction will air on Thursday, July 2 at 9 pm.

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‘Big Brother’ 17 Cast Revealed

It is Summer time, and that means it is time for “Big Brother.”

CBS revealed the fourteen new house guests, including a personal trainer, a professional poker player, who will be moving in to the “Big Brother” this summer to work on their tan and also compete to win half a million dollars.

The twisted new season debuts on Wednesday, June 24 at 8 pm and on Thursday, June 25 at 8 pm. Following the premiere, Sunday broadcasts debut June 28 at 8 pm, and the first live eviction will air on Thursday, July 2 at 9 pm.

Jace Agolli (23) (pronounced A-goalie)

Hometown: Dunwoody, Ga.

Current City: Venice Beach, Calif.

Occupation: Personal Trainer

Becky Burgess (26)

Hometown: Denver, Colo.

Current City: Denver, Colo.

Occupation: Retail Manager

Clay Honeycutt (23)

Hometown: Dickinson, Texas

Current City: College Station, Texas

Occupation: Graduate Student (Texas A&M)

James Huling (31) (pronounced Hue-ling)

Hometown: Sumter, SC

Current City: Wichita Falls, Texas

Occupation: Retail Associate

Meg Maley (25)

Hometown: Collingswood, N.J.

Current City: New York, N.Y.

Occupation: Server

Austin Matelson (30)

Hometown: Woodland Hills, Calif.

Current City: Woodland Hills, Calif.

Occupation: Professional Wrestler

John McGuire (27) (will turn 28 on 6/28/15)

Hometown: Scranton, Pa.

Current City: Jefferson Township, Pa.

Occupation: Dentist

Audrey Middleton (25)

Hometown: Villa Rica, Ga.

Current City: Villa Rica, Ga.

Occupation: Digital Media Consultant

Steve Moses (22)

Hometown: Gouverneur, NY

Current City: Gouverneur, NY

Occupation: College Student

Liz Nolan (23)

Hometown: Miami

Current City: Miami

Occupation: Marketing Coordinator

Shelli Poole (33)

Hometown: Marietta, Ga.

Current City: Atlanta

Occupation: Interior Designer

Da’Vonne Rogers (27)

Hometown: Inglewood, Calif.

Current City: Los Angeles

Occupation: Poker Dealer

Vanessa Rousso (32)

Hometown: Las Vegas

Current City: Las Vegas

Occupation: Professional Poker Player

Jason Roy (25) (will turn 26 on 8/13/15)

Hometown: Fall River, Mass.

Current City: Swansea, Mass.

Occupation: Supermarket Cashier

‘Big Brother’ 15: Meet the Cast

The eclectic cast of the upcoming season of “Big Brother” has been revealed.

‘Big Brother’ Season 15: House And Twists Revealed

CBS has unveiled the sixteen young men and women, who will be living in the house during the reality series’ 15th cycle. The cast includes Season 13 winner Rachel Reilly’s sister Elissa, pizza-delivery boy McCrae, pageant coordinator GinaMarie, political consultant Helen, and lifeguard David.

Meet the cast in our gallery below.

“BB15” debuts on Wednesday, June 26 at 8/7c.

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‘Big Brother’ Season 15: House And Twists Revealed

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‘Big Brother” upcoming season premieres soon, and CBS has released pictures of the “modern chic” house.

Also revealed Wednesday, are the new twist of the summer. The first twist of the season is, instead of the norm of two Houseguests being nominated each week for eviction, three contestants will be nominated during this season.

In addition, the second twist will allow fans to vote for the Houseguest, who “they feel is playing the best game.” The Houeguest with the most votes will be the Big Brother MVP of the week.

“The Big Brother MVP will force the houseguests to rethink their strategies. With America rewarding good game play, it doesn’t pay to be a floater this summer,” said Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan, Executive Producers of the reality series in a statement.

These twists are sure going to change the game this season.

“Big Brother” premieres June 26 at 8/7 on CBS. The series airs Sundays 8/7, Tuesdays 9/8.

Take a peek inside the “Big Brother” below.

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‘Big Brother’ & ‘ANTM’ Premiere Dates Revealed, The ‘Wendy Williams Show’ Renewed And More!

ANTM

“America’s Next Top Model” 20th cycle will premiere this August, with a two-hour premiere on Friday, August 2 at 8 p.m. ET on The CW.

“Big Brother” is set to return on Wednesday, June 26 on CBS. [EW]

“Good Morning America” weather anchor Sam Champion has been booked to host The Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards, along with HLN network’s A.J. Hammer and Robin Meade. Champion, Hammer and Meade will host the awards live on June 16 from the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

‘The Wendy Williams Show’ has been renewed through 2016-2017. [Variety]

Check out “The Newsroom” season 2 promo below.

CBS Acquires TV Guide Digital, ‘Big Brother: After Dark’ to Air on TV Guide Network And More!

CBS acquires TV Guide Digital. [Variety]

Summer reality series “Big Brother: After Dark” is heading to TV Guide Network, beginning June 26.

Neil Patrick Harris (“HIMYM”) has been booked to host the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sept. 22, on CBS.

Blake Shelton’s Oklahoma tornado relief benefit raises $6 million. [EW]

Amazon picks up five original series: “Alpha House,” “Betas,” “Annebots,” “Creative Galaxy” and “Tumbleaf.” [Variety]

Comedy Central renews “Inside Amy Schumer” for a second season and cancels “Ugly Americans.”

CBS Summer Schedule Revealed: ‘Big Brother’ Debuts Early, ‘Under The Dome’ & ‘Unforgettable’ Premiere Dates Announced

under the dome

Cbs unveiled its summer schedule today at the Television Critics Association winter press tour.

The highly anticipated drama “Under the Dome,” premiere date and the resurrected series “Unforgettable” season two premiere date have been announced.

“Under the Dome,” a 13-episode, drama series based on Stephen King’s best-seller will debut on Monday, June 24, at 10/9c. “Under the Dome” follows a small town that is inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by a transparent dome, and subsequently subject to post-apocalyptic conditions, while searching for answers to what this barrier is, where it came from and if and when it will go away.

Summer’s guilty pleasure, “Big Brother” season 15 will be expanded this year. The series will launch two weeks earlier than its usual time on Wednesday, June 26, at 9/8c pm. BB15 will air Tuesdays at 9/8c beginning July 2, live eviction airs Wednesdays at 9/8c beginning July 3, and Sundays at 8/7c.

Meanwhile, Poppy Montgomery’s “Unforgettable” will return for its second season on Sunday, July 28, at 9 pm.

 

Here is the full schedule:

CBS Wednesday, Effective May 29

8:00-9:00 PM UNTITLED BAKING SERIES (Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM CRIMINAL MINDS

10:00-11:00 PM CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION

CBS Monday, Effective June 24

8:00-8:30 PM HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER

8:30-9:00 PM RULES OF ENGAGEMENT

9:00-9:30 PM 2 BROKE GIRLS

9:30-10:00 PM MIKE & MOLLY

10:00-11:00 PM UNDER THE DOME (Premiere)

CBS Wednesday, Effective June 26

8:00-9:00 PM UNTITLED BAKING SERIES

9:00-10:00 PM BIG BROTHER (Season Premiere)

10:00-11:00 PM CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION

CBS Sunday, Effective June 30

7:00-8:00 PM 60 MINUTES

8:00-9:00 PM BIG BROTHER (Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM THE GOOD WIFE

10:00-11:00 PM THE MENTALIST

CBS Tuesday, Effective July 2

8:00-9:00 PM NCIS

9:00-10:00 PM BIG BROTHER (Premiere)

10:00-11:00 PM NCIS: LOS ANGELES

CBS Wednesday, Effective July 17

8:00-9:00 PM BIG BROTHER (New Time Period)

9:00-10:00 PM CRIMINAL MINDS

10:00-11:00 PM CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION

CBS Sunday, Effective July 28

7:00-8:00 PM 60 MINUTES

8:00-9:00 PM BIG BROTHER

9:00-10:00 PM UNFORGETTABLE (Premiere)

10:00-11:00 PM THE MENTALIST

Weekly TV News: ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ ‘Treme’ Premiere Date Revealed & More

TV news you might have missed:

Syfy has renewed its reality competition series “Total Blackout” for a 16-episode second season, the first eight of which are slated to air Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 9 pm.

Related: ‘Big Brother’ Season 14 Cast Revealed.

According to EW, A&E picked up “Bates Motel,” a series inspired by Psycho. Get more details about the series here: EW.

The recently crowned “X Factor” judge, Demi Lovato will host this year’s Teen Choice Awards, EW reports. The awards air live Sun., July 22 on FOX.

Related: ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Season 5 Teaser

HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” and “Treme” season 3 premiere dates were announced earlier today. “Boardwalk Empire” is set to premiere, Sunday, Sept. 16 at 9/8c, while “Treme’s” third season is set to debut Sunday, Sept. 23, at 10/9c.

Related: ‘Eastbound & Down’ To Return For a Fourth Season

The Summer premieres continues. Check out the list below:

  • “The Closer,” (Season 7 Premiere Mon., July 9, 9 p.m. ET on TNT)
  • “Perception,” (Series premiere Mon., July 9, 10 p.m. ET on TNT)
  • “Opening Act,” (Series Premiere Mon., July 9, 10 p.m. ET on E!)
  • “Trust Us With Your Life,” (Series Premiere Tues., July 10, 9 p.m. ET on ABC)
  • “White Collar,” (Season 4 premiere Tues., July 10 at 9 p.m. ET on USA)

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  • “Covert Affairs” (Season 3 Premiere Tues., July 10 at 10 p.m. ET on USA)

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  • “Final Witness,” (Series Premiere Tues., July 10, 10 p.m. ET on ABC)
  • “Damages,” (Season 5 Premiere Wed., July 11, 10 p.m. ET on DirecTV)

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  • “Beverly Hills Nannies,” (Series Premiere Wed., July 11, 9 p.m. ET on ABC Family)
  • “Big Brother,” (Season 14 Premiere Thurs., July 12, 9 p.m. ET on CBS) Meet the cast of “Big Brother” Season 14.
  • “Polyamory: Married & Dating,” (Series Premiere, Thurs., 11 p.m. ET on Showtime)
  • “The Real L Word,” (Season 3 premiere Thurs., July 12, 10 p.m. ET on Showtime)
  • “Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse” (Season 2 premiere Fri., July 13, 9 p.m. ET on TBS)

‘Big Brother’ Season 14 Cast Revealed

12 new house-guests — including “Survivor” veteran Russell Hantz’s brother — will compete for the $500,000 grand prize during the 14th season of “Big Brother.” The season premieres Thurs., July 12 at 9 p.m. ET with Julie Chen as host.

There is a twist: four previous successful house-guests will join the twelve new house-guests. The previous guests will be revealed during the season premiere. However, these house-guests will play their own game for a separate prize. The returning house-guests and their agendas will be announced during the season premiere.

Hit the comments! Who do you think will return?

“Big Brother” premieres Thurs., July 12th at 10 p.m. ET on CBS. Then Sun., July 15 at 9 p.m. ET, Wed., July 18 at 9 p.m. ET, and the live eviction show Thurs., July 19 at 10 p.m. ET.

Click the gallery and meet the new cast of “Big Brother” 14 below. Also, check out the promo!

 

 

Weekly TV News: ‘Big Brother,’ ‘Snooki And JWoww’ and more!

Hello sweet people! A lot of goodies were announced last week, but first let’s begin with Cbs.

Cbs revealed its premiere dates for its summer reality shows.

“Big Brother” returns Thursday, July 12, 9 p.m. EST. The competitive reality show will air three times a week, Wed. at  8/7c, Thurs. (Live eviction show) at 9/8c p.m. and Sun., at 8/7c p.m.

Also premiering in the summer is a new dating series called, “3.” The show follows three different single women looking for their one true love. The 90-minute premiere airs Sun., July 22 9 p.m. ET., with an hour-long episodes airing in the following weeks.

“Dogs In The City” also a new reality series by Cbs premieres Wednesday, May 30 at 8 p.m. EST. The show revolves around a dog guru, Justin Silver as he resolves issues between canines and their owners.

Will you watch these new reality series?

Premiering this summer is “Snooki And JWoww,” one of “Jersey Shore” spin-off reality series. “Snooki And JWoww” kicks off Thursday, June 21 at 10 p.m. ET. Below is the preview, take a look.

In other news, Ryan Searcest will remain the host of ‘American Idol” for two more seasons. Searcest new contract will take him through 2014.

The Renewals:

“Keeping Up With the Kardashians”  was renewed for three more seasons earlier last week. “The Lying Game” was also renewed last week for a second season.

“Single Ladies” is back for a second season without Stacey Dash, of course but with a new business woman, Raquel (Denise Vasi). A sophisticated business woman coming into her own and calling the shots. Click here for the promo.  Season two is set to premiere Mon., Memorial Day, May 28th at 9/8c on Vh1

Also returning this summer for a second season is”Awkward.” The second season is set premiere June 28, at 10:30 p.m. ET following “Snooki And JWoww.”