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06.30.2016

“BIG BROTHER” ANNOUNCES THE FIRST-EVER “BATTLE BACK” COMPETITION

June 30, 2016

 

 

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT…

BIG BROTHER” ANNOUNCES THE FIRST-EVER BATTLE BACK” COMPETITION

One of the First Five Evicted Houseguests Will Battle Their Way Back Into the Game in a Survive and Advance-Style Competition

The Results of the “Battle Back” Competition Will Air Exclusively During a Special

Big Brother,” Friday, July 22, Where the Last Evictee Standing Will Return to the Game

The First Evicted Houseguest, Glenn Garcia, Will Battle

Tonight’s Evictee, Jozea, in Round One

On tonight’s episode of BIG BROTHER, host Julie Chen announced the next big twist of the summer, in which the first five evicted Houseguests will have a shot at returning to the game by competing in the first-ever “Battle Back” competition.

There will be four battles in all, with the last Houseguest standing returning to the game for another shot at the $500,000 prize. Round one will feature a showdown between the first evicted Houseguest, Glenn Garcia, and tonight’s evictee, Jozea. The winner of round one will advance and challenge next week’s third evicted Houseguest, and so on. All four “Battle Back” competitions and the reveal of the winner will air exclusively during a special episode of BIG BROTHER, Friday, July 22 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network.

BIG BROTHER airs Sundays and Wednesdays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) and Thursdays (9:00-10:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT), featuring the live eviction show hosted by Julie Chen.

BIG BROTHER follows a group of people living together in a house outfitted with 87 HD cameras – seven more than last year – and more than 100 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: Who will re-enter the #BigBrother house? 1st 5 evicted #houseguests 2 #battleback on a special ep FRIDAY 7/22 8/7c #CBS

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Host on Twitter: @JulieChen

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Press:

Mallory Mason
818-655-1596
mallory.mason@cbs.com

 

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818-655-1543
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