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Big Brother 17--Premieres 6/24/2015

Old 06-15-15, 10:16 PM
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Big Brother 17--Premieres 6/24/2015

Tomorrow CBS will announce the official Season 17 cast. There will be all new houseguests this year and no All-Stars. Also, the rumors of a “Blood Vs Water” theme are also out, because Julie Chen says the houseguests are all “complete strangers.”

Entertainment Tonight shares a sneak peek at the Big Brother 17 house. Every year the designers try to shake things up, and this year’s version of the house definitely has a different look and feel versus previous seasons. There’s a nightclub bedroom with deep red, purple and gray tones, and the curtains are made out of chains.

Another bedroom has a comic book theme, with custom-made artwork hanging on the walls. This room has a lot of black, but there are reds, oranges, and yellows throughout, as well. It seems this bedroom may have one big bed, versus three beds in the nightclub room. There are a lot of extravagant components with beach and water touches throughout the house, such as a 22-foot steel structure in one of the living areas.

BB17 production designer Scott Storey has incorporated a lot of mirrored Plexiglass, sharp angles, and modern features into the house this summer, and there’s clearly a lot of clustered seating to encourage conspiring and bonding. It seems that the show has mixed things up with the departure of a large, round table in the kitchen. Instead, there are I-beams put together as an eating area, and it seems there are multiple separate pieces turned into tables instead of one large table that will seat everybody together.

Houseguests won’t have to battle for space on the outdoor hammock quite as much this summer as the Big Brother 2015 house will also have an indoor hammock that fits three. The bathroom features a lot of comfortable seating and some unusual water-related elements, and there is a huge sand castle element in the backyard now.

The Head of Household bedroom is still upstairs, but there are significant renovations up there as well. The ceiling has been changed, and there’s a “Sky Bridge” and additional seating that should create some buzz among the houseguests. The HOH room also has some changes incorporating Plexiglass, and this look should have both houseguests and viewers talking.

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Looking forward to this season.
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Every year I think there's no way I'm going to spend HOURS of my life watching this drivel...and then I can't help but watch the entire season. BB is certainly a guilty pleasure. I'm sure I'm in...
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Unlike last season, which boasted 16 contestants, the new crop of competitors revealed totals to 14, which is suspicious in Big Brother world.

Jace Agolli (23)
Hometown: Dunwoody, Georgia
Current City: Venice Beach, California
Occupation: Personal Trainer

Becky Burgess (26)
Hometown: Denver, Colorado
Current City: Denver, Colorado
Occupation: Retail Manager

Clay Honeycutt (23)
Hometown: Dickinson, Texas
Current City: College Station, Texas
Occupation: Graduate Student (Texas A&M)

James Huling (31)
Hometown: Sumter, South Carolina
Current City: Wichita Falls, Texas
Occupation: Retail Associate

Meg Maley (25)
Hometown: Collingswood, New Jersey
Current City: New York City
Occupation: Server

Austin Matelson (30)
Hometown: Woodland Hills, California
Current City: Woodland Hills, California
Occupation: Professional Wrestler

John McGuire (28)
Hometown: Scranton, Pennsylvania
Current City: Jefferson Township, Pennsylvania
Occupation: Dentist

Audrey Middleton (25)
Hometown: Villa Rica, Georgia
Current City: Villa Rica, Georgia
Occupation: Digital Media Consultant

Steve Moses (22)
Hometown: Gouverneur, New York
Current City: Gouverneur, New York
Occupation: College Student

Liz Nolan (23)
Hometown: Miami
Current City: Miami
Occupation: Marketing Coordinator

Shelli Poole (33)
Hometown: Marietta, Georgia
Current City: Atlanta
Occupation: Interior Designer

Da’Vonne Rogers (27)
Hometown: Inglewood, California
Current City: Los Angeles
Occupation: Poker Dealer

Vanessa Rousso (32)
Hometown: Las Vegas
Current City: Las Vegas
Occupation: Professional Poker Player

Jason Roy (25)
Hometown: Fall River, Massachusetts
Current City: Swansea, Massachusetts
Occupation: Supermarket Cashier

http://www.cbs.com/shows/big_brother/cast/
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this season has no hotties
they better deliver in the drama department.
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this season has no hotties
Just saw their pics. What the hell. Main reason for watching is the hotties.

Remember Vanessa Rousso from the poker boom back in the day. Will be interesting to watch her operate.
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Wow...and only 4 of them age 30 or above...topping off at 33...
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Audrey used to be a man: http://www.tmz.com/2015/06/16/big-br...r-house-guest/
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This has potential...
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Is she the only one? Couple others could pass for men.
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I think this entire cast may be transgender.
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I've never watched the show, but clicked because I was shocked it's still on.

Then I notice one of the cast members is Jace, and not one joke about it? Seriously??
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I think this entire cast may be transgender.
I wouldn't be surprised if she (he?) isn't the only one. You look at the women and my first thought was that several look like they've had facial surgery...and most are in their early 20s...
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Audrey being on the show just helped CBS rake in billions.
Every perv on the planet is going to subscribe the live feeds in order to get a glimpse of a nude Audrey or at the very least, some titty action. Does she still have a penis? Will she not tell anyone and have a fling with some dude and then he finds out? This could in fact be one of the best BB ever if they keep it a secret and let her get romantically involved.
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meg maley sister was on survivor (andrea boehlke)

it's finally on tonight!
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Every year I think there's no way I'm going to spend HOURS of my life watching this drivel...and then I can't help but watch the entire season. BB is certainly a guilty pleasure. I'm sure I'm in...
I always say summer is "officially" here when Big Brother starts!
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I think this entire cast may be transgender.
How "on trend".
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I always say summer is "officially" here when Big Brother starts!
That's because you don't live in Arizona.

Sure hope this season is better than the last one, which was one of the worst ever.

The cast doesn't look particularly appealing, but maybe that's a good sign. Or not.

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The Battle of the Block is a fan favorite? From everything I've read, every fan pretty much hated it last season.
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The Battle of the Block is a fan favorite? From everything I've read, every fan pretty much hated it last season.
That's exactly what I thought.

And their twists is there are going to be new twists every week? Guess it will make it easier for the producers to rig the results whichever way the drama blows.

And Julie Chen acting like the "twin" twist is soooo shocking? Does she not remember they did that already years ago?
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I'm only 1/2 way through the episode and came here because I was so annoyed that battle of the block is back. Guess I'm in not alone.

Hope Hilary Swank lasts for a long time.
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Its pretty sad the oldest person in the house is my age at 33.
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I always forget what a delicious guilty pleasure this show is. I can't wait to hate these people!
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The Battle of the Block is a fan favorite? From everything I've read, every fan pretty much hated it last season.
"Fan favorite" is the most useless, pointless phrase in the English language.
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So the "big twist" is that they are going to openly rig the game week to week...a real distinction without a difference. Legally can they even refer to this as a game any more? Add in the idiotic battle of the block where both everyone and no one is HOH and nominated and safe and just what exactly is the point of this show? Scribblers 8 makes more sense.
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