Houseguests from Winnipeg, Vancouver, Saint John, Calgary, Guelph, Ottawa, and Brampton Round Out the Big Brother Canada House
Voting Continues for this Season's International Wildcard on BigBrotherCanada.ca
#BBCAN4 premieres Wednesday, March 2 at 9 pm ET/PT on Global
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TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2016 /CNW/ - Big Brother Canada's final Season 4 houseguests have been revealed and it's a full house! Today, seven new houseguests were introduced from all parts of the country, including a social media specialist from Winnipeg, MB; a housekeeper from Vancouver, BC; a welder from Saint John, NB; a flight attendant from Calgary, AB; a YouTuber from Guelph, ON; a university student from Ottawa, ON; and a Customer Service Supervisor from Brampton, ON. This season is wilder than ever and it all begins on Wednesday, March 2 at 9 pm ET/PT on Global.
These houseguests join the group of seven houseguests announced yesterday, as well as two international wildcard players who will be voted in by Canadians. Fans can cast their vote now on BigBrotherCanada.ca for Jase Wirey (Big Brother US), Nikki Grahame (Big Brother UK), Tim Dormer (Big Brother Australia), or Veronica Graf (Big Brother Italy) to enter the house in a Big Brother franchise world-first! Find out which two wildcards made the cut when host Arisa Cox reveals the results of the vote during the live eviction episode of Big Brother Canada on Thursday, March 3 at 8 pm ET/PT on Global.
"We are constantly pushing the envelope for Big Brother Canada fans," said Christine Shipton, SVP, Content, Shaw Media. "With the international wildcard competition and solid list of Canadian players we've assembled, there is no shortage of surprises for viewers or for the Season 4 houseguests. Let the chaos begin!"
Today's houseguest announcement includes:
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Occupation: Social Media Specialist
Cassandra is the centre of attention in her family and is set on finding a showmance in the Big Brother Canada house.
Hometown: Vancouver, BC
Christina is a single mother who is ready to use her maternal vibe to trick the houseguests into trusting her.
Hometown: Saint John, NB
Dallas is a hard-working, blue-collar guy who has a great sense of humour, a beaming personality, and is set to become everyone's confidante in the Big Brother Canada house.
Hometown: Calgary, AB
Occupation: Flight Attendant
Kelsey is a free-spirited, girl-next-door who is single and ready to mingle Big Brother Canada-style.
Hometown: Guelph, ON
Mitchell is a very successful scientist who has nearly five million subscribers to his YouTube channel AsapSCIENCE which he runs with his life partner. He knows the game well and is ready to strategize behind the scenes to win it all.
Hometown: Ottawa, ON
This smooth talker is known for his swagger, skills with the ladies, and his physical abilities.
Hometown: Brampton, ON
Occupation: Customer Service Supervisor
Sharry is an intelligent, gregarious bi-sexual woman who guarantees her fierceness will help her dominate the Big Brother Canada game.
Watch ET Canada tonight at 7:30 pm ET on Global for interviews with the Big Brother Canada houseguests! Fans can also read full bios, see photos, and watch exclusive online videos at BigBrotherCanada.ca.
Following a coast-to-coast casting call, a new group of houseguests are moving into an overhauled Big Brother Canada house outfitted wall-to-wall with cameras and microphones capturing their every move. The houseguests compete for a grand prize of $100,000, a $25,000 gift card from The Brick, and an OxiCleanTM prize pack valued at $10,000 that includes $500 of fabric care products and a $9,500 wardrobe makeover. The upcoming season of the fan favourite series continues to offer unparalleled digital extensions that augment the social dynamics and real-time momentum of the 24/7 television production. Big Brother Canada extends from series to site at BigBrotherCanada.ca with exclusive content, full episodes, 24-hour live streams, and a host of surprises and opportunities that allow fans to directly impact the show.
Big Brother Canada premieres on Global, Wednesday, March 2 at 9 pm ET/PT and airs Wednesdays at 9 pm ET/PT (Head of Household episode), Thursdays at 8 pm ET/PT (Eviction episode), and Sundays at 7 pm ET/PT (Power of Veto episode). Viewers who miss the premiere can catch up on Big Brother Canada for free following the broadcast the next day on BigBrotherCanada.ca and Global Go. Also returning is the Big Brother Canada Side Show which premieres Friday, March 4 at 10 pm ET on Slice and Saturday, March 5 at 8 pm ET on Global, as well as Big Brother Canada After Dark which airs seven days a week beginning Friday, March 4 at 3 am ET on Slice. And if that's not enough, fans can also watch all of the in-between action on the live feeds from the Big Brother Canada house on BigBrotherCanada.ca.
Commissioned by Shaw Media, Season 4 of Big Brother Canada is produced by Insight Productions in association with Shaw Media and Endemol. Erin Brock and Sue Brophey serve as Supervising Producers. John Brunton and Barbara Bowlby serve as Executive Producers.
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About Insight Production Company Ltd.
Insight Productions – producers of Big Brother Canada, the most watched reality program across specialty channels in the country and The Amazing Race Canada, the most watched Canadian show on record – is Canada's most established content producer. Big Brother Canada, The Amazing Race Canada, The JUNO Awards 2015, Canada's Walk of Fame, and How To Change The World are collectively nominated for 16 2016 Canadian Screen Awards. Headed by John Brunton & Barbara Bowlby, Insight is an industry leader in the development, financing, and production of hit programming in every genre and includes in its development slate the scripted series Hardwood and Tempting Faith DiNapoli.
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For further information: Amy Doary, Publicist, Big Brother Canada, 416.710.6079, firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com; Alina Duviner, Unit Publicist, 416.574.1098, firstname.lastname@example.org