Two "Angels" and Two "Devils" are Vying for Canada's Votes to Join a Season that's Heaven Sent with Hellish Twists
Voting Opens Today and Continues until March 8 at 2 p.m. ET on BigBrotherCanada.ca
Remaining Season 6 Cast to be Announced Tomorrow
#BBCAN6 Premieres Wednesday, March 7 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on Global
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TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2018 /CNW/ - It's going to be one hell of a ride on Big Brother Canada as Global announces the first big twist of the season. With eager houseguests preparing to enter the newly revamped house, they'll think they've died and gone to heaven, but all hell is about to break loose as two angels and two devils are vying to crash the party.
Beginning today, four "gate crashers" are praying for a spot in the #BBCAN house, but only Canadian fans can select the final girl and final guy to join Season 6. To seal the fate of two hopeful houseguests, click here to vote before March 8 at 2 p.m. ET. While the power to round out the cast remains in the hands of Canadians, the real choice lies in which type of houseguest to elect – the loyal good-natured teammate true to their alliance or the deceitful and cutthroat schemer willing to do whatever it takes to win. For additional voting details, please visit BigBrotherCanada.ca.
In a season that's heaven sent, the house is a dream come true for many, but once the game begins, it can quickly become a horrible nightmare. To find out which two angels or devils make the cut, catch the reveal during the first week of Big Brother Canada beginning Wednesday, March 7 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on Global.
Below are the gate crashers that could be joining the Season 6 houseguests:
Merron Haile (angel)
Hometown: Edmonton, AB
Occupation: Business student
About: With a bright smile that will send you straight to heaven, Merron is here to prove that nice guys don't always finish last.
Veronica Doherty (angel)
Age: 24 (will be 25 on March 18)
Hometown: Ottawa, ON
About: A fun and energetic ray of sunshine, Veronica is ready to bring the party to the Big Brother Canada house!
Michael Jakobczak (devil)
Hometown: Toronto, ON
Occupation: Real estate agent
About: A natural-born wheeler and dealer, Michael can already taste the sweet success he's certain the BBCAN house will award him.
Kirsten MacInnis (devil)
Hometown: Calgary, AB
Occupation: University housing coordinator
About: Known for her need to speak her mind and uncover the drama, Kirsten admits that her bark may get her in trouble and is usually bigger than her bite.
For full bios, photos, and exclusive online videos head to BigBrotherCanada.ca. Then, catch interviews with the angels and devils at ETCanada.com. Stay tuned for more Big Brother Canada Season 6 houseguest details to be announced tomorrow (Thursday, March 1).
Beginning March 7, watch as a new group of houseguests move into an overhauled Big Brother Canada house outfitted wall-to-wall with cameras and microphones capturing their every move. Each week the houseguests battle in a series of challenges that give them power or punishment, voting each other out until the fate of the final two is decided by a jury of fellow houseguests. The Season 6 houseguests are competing for a grand prize of $100,000, a European dream vacation for two courtesy of Air Transat, and a $30,000 home furnishing makeover from The Brick.
Big Brother Canada continues to offer unparalleled digital extensions that augment the social dynamics and real-time momentum of the 24/7 television production this season. #BBCAN6 extends from series to site at BigBrotherCanada.ca with exclusive content, full episodes, 24-hour live feeds, and a host of surprises and opportunities that allow fans to directly impact the show.
Big Brother Canada premieres Wednesday, March 7 at 7 p.m. ET/PT, and continues to air Wednesdays at 7 p.m. ET/PT, Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT, and Mondays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Global. Viewers who miss the premiere can catch up on Big Brother Canada following the broadcast the next day On Demand, and on GlobalTV.com and Global GO (now available on Apple TV).
Plus, all season long, viewers can catch After the Eviction, an exclusive weekly series hosted by Arisa Cox available across all social platforms, presented by Shaw. Following Wednesday night's Power of Veto episodes, fans can submit all their burning questions on the Big Brother Canada Facebook page and catch the answers on After the Eviction on Fridays at 10 a.m. ET as part of the evicted houseguests' extended interviews.
Commissioned by Corus Entertainment, Season 6 of Big Brother Canada is produced by Insight Productions in association with Corus Entertainment and Endemol Shine. Executive producers are John Brunton and Erin Brock.
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About Insight Production Company, Ltd.
Insight Productions, known for its award-winning ratings juggernauts, is Canada's most established content producer. Headed by John Brunton & Barbara Bowlby, Insight is an industry leader in the development, financing, and production of hit programming, both scripted and unscripted, as well as digital content. Erin Brock serves as showrunner on Big Brother Canada – the most watched reality program across specialty channels in Canada. Big Brother Canada, The Amazing Race Canada, The JUNO Awards 2017, Top Chef Canada, Canada Day 150! From Coast to Coast to Coast, and Canada's New Year's Eve - Countdown to 2017 were collectively nominated for 24 Canadian Screen Awards in 2018. Other productions include The Launch, Intervention, Ready Or Not, Falcon Beach, Hatching, Matching & Dispatching, A Fury Christmas, and Canadian Idol. In 2017, Insight produced The Tragically Hip: A National Celebration, a live concert special watched by one in three Canadians. Insight Productions was founded in 1979 and has since created thousands of hours of groundbreaking content.
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