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06.18.2018

CBS ANNOUNCES 16 NEW HOUSEGUESTS FOR “BIG BROTHER’S” MILESTONE 20th SEASON!

Summer Reality Hit Debuts with a Two-Night Premiere on

Wednesday, June 27 and Thursday, June 28

CBS All Access Will Give Subscribers the Opportunity to Meet the Houseguests First Via a Live Stream of Their Interviews Beginning This Morning at 8:00 AM, PT/11:00 AM, ET

Click HERE to Download Photos of the “Big Brother” Houseguests

CBS announced today the 16 all-new Houseguests who will embark on the milestone 20th season of BIG BROTHER. This season’s cast includes a flight attendant, a former undercover cop, a cyber security engineer and a Vegas entertainer, among others. CBS’ summer reality hit debuts with a two-night premiere event, Wednesday, June 27 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) and Thursday, June 28 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Julie Chen returns as the host of the series.

CBS All Access will give subscribers the opportunity to meet the Houseguests before anyone else via a live stream of their first interviews beginning this morning at 8:00 AM, PT/11:00 AM, ET. CBS All Access subscribers can watch the live stream online at CBS.com and across mobile and connected TV devices.

The following 16 new Houseguests will spend the summer competing for $500,000:

Steve Arienta (pronounced Ar-ee-in-tah) (40)

Hometown: Parsippany, N.J.

Current City: Wanaque, N.J.

Occupation: Former undercover cop

Sam Bledsoe (27)

Hometown: Stuarts Draft, Va.

Current City: Stuarts Draft, Va.

Occupation: Welder

Haleigh Broucher (pronounced Hay-Lee) (21)

Hometown: Village Mills, Texas

Current City: College Station, Texas

Occupation: College student

Kaycee Clark (30)

Hometown: San Diego, Calif.

Current City: Tempe, Ariz.

Occupation: Pro football player

Tyler Crispen (23)

Hometown: Rossford, Ohio

Current City: Hilton Head, S.C.

Occupation: Lifeguard

Bayleigh Dayton (pronounced Bay-Lee) (25)

Hometown: Lees Summit, Mo.

Current City: Atlanta, Ga.

Occupation: Flight attendant

Kaitlyn Herman (24)

Hometown: Plainview, N.Y.

Current City: Encino, Calif.

Occupation: Life coach

Winston Hines (28)

Hometown: Somerset, Ky.

Current City: Bowling Green, Ky.

Occupation: Medical sales rep

Angie “Rockstar” Lantry (34; turns 35 on 6/22)

Hometown: Columbia, Md.

Current City: Columbia, Md.

Occupation: Stay-at-home mom

JC Mounduix (28)

Hometown: Miami, Fla. via Spain

Current City: West Hollywood, Calif.

Occupation: Professional dancer

Brett Robinson (25)

Hometown: Oakdale, Conn.

Current City: Charlestown, Mass.

Occupation: Cyber security engineer

Angela Rummans (26)

Hometown: Hilton Head, S.C.

Current City: Playa Vista, Calif.

Occupation: Fitness model

Scottie Salton (26)

Hometown: Shorewood, Ill.

Current City: Chicago, Ill.

Occupation: Shipping manager

Faysal Shafaat (pronounced Fey-sull, Sha-fat) (26)

Hometown: Orlando, Fla.

Current City: Orlando, Fla.

Occupation: Substitute teacher

Rachel Swindler (29; turns 30 on 7/15)

Hometown: Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Current City: Las Vegas, Nev.

Occupation: Vegas entertainer

Chris “Swaggy C” Williams (23)

Hometown: Bridgeport, Conn.

Current City: Bridgeport, Conn.

Occupation: Day trader

Details about the house and some of this season’s new twists will be announced shortly.

Following the two-night premiere, BIG BROTHER will air Sundays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) beginning July 1; Wednesdays (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) beginning July 4; and Thursdays (9:00-10:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) beginning July 5, featuring the live eviction show hosted by Julie Chen. The first live eviction show on July 5 falls on the series premiere date, July 5, 2000, 18 years ago. Last summer, all three editions of BIG BROTHER ranked among the top 10 summer series in adults 18-49, adults 18-34 and adults 25-54.

BIG BROTHER follows a group of people living together in a house outfitted with 94 HD cameras and 113 microphones, recording their every move 24 hours a day. Each week someone will be voted out of the house, with the last remaining Houseguest receiving the grand prize of $500,000. BIG BROTHER is produced by Emmy Award-winning producer Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan for Fly on the Wall Entertainment, in association with Endemol Shine North America.

CHEAT TWEET: The new cast for the 20th season milestone of Big Brother announced! The 2 day premiere event begins 6/27 8-10pmET/PT, then 6/28 9-10pmET/PT! #CBS #BB20 http://bit.ly/2leqUp0

Photos are available on www.cbspressexpress.com

Website: http://www.cbs.com/shows/big_brother/

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/cbsbigbrother

Instagram: @cbs_bigbrother

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Cast and Crew on Twitter:

Julie Chen

@JulieChen

 

Allison Grodner

@agrodner22

 

Cast and Crew on Instagram:

Julie Chen

@juliechencbs

 

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Press Contacts:

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818-655-1594

dustin.smith@cbs.com

Christine Park

818-655-1597

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Photo Contact:

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