On Thursday, July 12, Big Brother will kick off its fourteenth season of trapping a cast of willing weirdos in a house filled with more cameras than that boat on The River had and asking them to compete in silly challenges in hopes of winning the $500,000 grand prize. CBS has just announced this year's cast, so let's meet them, shall we?
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Following the Season 14 premiere on Thursday, July 12, Big Brother will air three times a week, on Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays; live evictions will take place Thursdays as host Julie Chen presides.
Plus there's this interesting little nugget from CBS's press release:
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Big Brother, which began in the summer of 2000, has become an annual tradition for fans; every summer (with the exception of the 2008 winter edition) viewers are treated to new HouseGuests, new challenges, and new evictions! Here's how the game works: each week, there is a Head of Household challenge, where all of the players compete for the power in the house. The HoH then nominates two other HouseGuests for eviction. Several days later, a Power of Veto competition is held, where six players (the HoH, the nominees, and three guests) attempt to win the Golden Power of Veto, which gives the bearer the power to "veto," or cancel, one of the HoH's nominations, forcing the HoH to nominate someone else (other than the Veto bearer) for eviction. Then, in the weekly live eviction, the HouseGuests vote to evict someone from the house for good. Along the way are Food competitions (which, if the HouseGuests do not win, results in them eating "Slop" for the week) and the occasional Luxury competition, all leading up to the show's finale, where a panel of sequestered jurors vote for a winner, who receives half a million dollars!
Big Brother 14 will include 16 guests with 4 of them returning from previous seasons. The 4 returning guests are going to be mentors of a team of 3 guests. The mentor of each team only goes home if their entire team also goes home.moreless