When Do the Big Brother 16 Live Feeds Start?

Big Brother 16 Live FeedsToday is THE big day; Big Brother 16 kicks off tonight with part one of the special 2 night premiere. While tonight is the official kick off of Big Brother 16, one big change that will undoubtedly throw some fans off is the fact that the live feeds do NOT begin tonight.  We’ve been receiving a ton of questions on this topic, so we’re here to set the record straight on how this live feed situation will work.

For the first time that we’re aware of, the Big Brother live feeds will not begin on the night of the premiere.  This move is undoubtedly being done because the premiere is a 2 night event that will see two HOHs crowned for the first time, and CBS obviously doesn’t want to give away any of the results before the full premiere airs.

So while tonight (June 25th) is indeed the Big Brother 16 premiere, the live feeds will not begin until tomorrow night (June 26th) following the CBS show.  The good news is there is still time to get the special early bird price on feeds and save 20% before they go live, but this is your last chance!

While watching the CBS premiere and not being able to watch the feeds after will undoubtedly cause some craziness with many Big Brother fans, Julie Chen’s show “The Talk” provided us with this preview just to make the wait for live feeds even more unbearable.  Looks like Frankie is already aiming to be a star of the show:

Breaking BB16 Video: Preview of the Houseguests Competing in the First HOH!


So far very little information has been released about how this crazy 2 day premiere of Big Brother16 will work, nor has their been any pics or sneak previews like we usually get every year.  Well all of that just changed as CBS has released a sneak preview video of the houseguests competing in the first HOH competition of the season! 

In the video, we see Julie welcoming eight (yes EIGHT) of the houseguests to the competition which involves them staying on a rolling platform while holding on to a kite.  The number eight is significant because it is only half of the house, which will obviously lead to this competition crowing only 1 of the 2 eventual HOHs for this week. 

This little taste has us primed and ready for what will hopefully be a great season – just seeing all these fresh faces ready to compete can cause some major Big Brother withdrawal. So if you weren’t excited enough for the big premiere tomorrow night on CBS, this sneak preview video may just have you climbing the walls!

Video: Big Brother 16 Media Day Featuring Rachel Reilly and More!

BB16 Media DayAs the clock keeps on ticking toward the Big Brother 16 premiere, more of the yearly happenings we are used to seeing are being released and today we have video of the traditional “Media Day” that takes place each year before the season begins. 

Each year, lucky members of the media are selected to enter the Big Brother house and spend the day playing through a Big Brother week and getting a first run at the season’s new house layout.  This year the members of the media got a few special treats, the first of which was Big Brother 13 winner Rachel Reilly joining them to play through an HOH competition, nomination ceremony, POV, and of course an eviction.

We won’t spoil the rest, but lets just say Rachel isn’t the only Big Brother alumni that makes an appearance as some of the competitions have very special hosts including a former winner!  Here is the full video of the Big Brother 16 Media Day:

Last Chance to Save 20% on the Big Brother 16 Live Feeds!

Big Brother 16Can you believe the kickoff to the Big Brother 16 season is this week?!  It’s definitely true and all the action begins this Wednesday (June 25th) with part 1 of the 2 night Big Brother Premiere on CBS.  Of course all of this means the all new HD live feeds will begin on Thursday night (June 26th) and now is your last chance to lock in 20% off with the special early bird price.

The buildup to the Big Brother 16 season has been bigger than ever, and of course the talk of the Big Brother world right now is the cast reveal that took place last week.  It looks like we have a great cast of 16 diverse houseguests that are 100% newbies with no veterans joining the cast this year – and we all know how great an all new excited cast of houseguests can be in the house! 

The excitement for this year’s season is not without reason, and CBS has been steadily dropping bits of information that would have any true Big Brother fan exited.  From the show being broadcast in HD for the first time ever, to the announcement that this season will feature TWO HOHs every week (at least for the first few weeks) and that an all new competition titled “Battle of the Block” will take place and leave only ONE of the HOHs with true power each week.  And don’t forget, this year’s feeds will be more interactive than ever!  Featuring live chats, member-only votes that will influence aspects of the game, and many more exclusives for live feeders only.  And don’t forget, the feeds can be viewed on any mobile device as well!

With 16 brand new houseguests in the house and so many twists going on that it will be virtually impossible for any “floaters” to go too far in the game, we are in for a wild ride and it all begins this week!  Don’t forget, now is your last chance to lock in the special price on live feeds, so take advantage while you still can!  Special thanks to all of you that have already or plan on subscribing to the feeds from our site; it is greatly appreciated and greatly helps support our efforts on the site!

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Big Brother 16 Cast Revealed!

The big day is finally here – the Big Brother 16 cast has been released and we are glad to announce that after all the rumors and speculation, we have a 100% all newbie cast! 

While there may not be any former houseguests in this years cast, there are some notables that range from pop singer Ariana Grande’s brother to a former professional (technically) baseball player, and we also have a female minister and a self-described con artist to top things off!

The age range for this year’s cast is from 21-42 but the majority are in their 20s, most likely since that is the age area that has the best chance of showmancing in the house.  These people come from quite a few different walks of life, which hopefully makes for some interesting situation in the house.

So here they are, the official cast for Big Brother 16!  Below are their pics followed by a short bio (match bio with pic from left to right.)

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Amber Borzotra – 26, esthetician from North Hollywood, CA.

Brittany Martinez – 29, event coordinator from Torrance, CA (single mother of 3.)

Caleb Reynolds – 26, Adventure hunting guide from Hopkinsville, KY.

Christine Brecht – 23, Barista from Tucson, AZ.

Cody Calafiore – 23, Sales account executive from Howell, N.J.

Derrick Levasseur – 30, Police officer from Providence, R.I.

Devin Shepherd – 26, Former professional baseball player from San Antonio, TX.

Donny Thompson – 42, School groundskeeper from Albemarle, NC

Frankie Grande – 31, YouTube personality from New York, N.Y. (brother of pop star Ariana Grande)

Hayden Voss – 21, Pedicab driver from Long Beach, CA.

Jocasta Odom – 33, Minister from Lovejoy, GA.

Joey Van Pelt – 27, Makeup Artist/Hairstylist from Seattle, WA.

Nicole Franzel – 21, Recent nursing graduate from Ubly, MI.

Paola Shea – 27, DJ from Astoria, NY.

Victoria Rafaeli – 22, Photographer from Weston, FL.

Zach Rance – 23, Recent college graduate from Palm Beach, FL. (Self-described con artist.)

So there we have it, the 16 people we will be spending our summer with in the Big Brother house.  What are your thoughts on the cast?  It seems pretty diverse, which means we will most likely see some clashes in the house.  Big Brother 16 kicks off in just 6 days, and don’t forget there is still time to lock in your live feeds early and save 20% before the big show begins!

Big Brother 16 House Tour with Julie Chen

Julie Chen BB16 House TourEarlier today we brought you the first pics of the Big Brother 16 house, and now we have the traditional official tour of the house with Julie Chen! 

Julie walks us through most of the house and gives us our first glimpse of this year’s HOH room!  The HOH room features a very interesting bed that looks like a bird’s nest – a “love nest” as Julie aptly names it. 

Not only do we get to check out the majority of the rooms, but we also get a look at the all new HD cameras that will be used and Julie gives us an idea of how much better these cams will be as far as viewing experience.

The house looks pretty over the top compared to recent seasons, and looks like it will be a fun atmosphere for the new Big Brother 16 houseguests!

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First Look at the Big Brother 16 House!

Big Brother 16 HouseThe hype for the new season of Big Brother seems to be at an all-time high as season 16 is only one week away and as is the tradition for the week prior to the big premiere, we have our first look at the house for this season!  It seems like the past couple of seasons the house design has been a bit “normal” (outside of the have-not rooms of course) without anything too over the top going on; well this year we’re getting a little crazy back as the house’s theme is “urban treehouse”…..which pretty much tells us there isn’t much normalcy about it.

Featuring rooms with themes like “fire,” “water,” and “earth,” the house is definitely looking different and decked out with colors that will undoubtedly stand out in the all-new HD broadcast.  As mentioned before, we have “fire” and “earth” themed bedrooms, but the fun doesn’t end there as the lounge room looks to have a “beehive” theme and the bathroom has an ultra bright “water” theme that stands out from the rest of the house.

The “earthy” vibe doesn’t stop there as flowers and even tree stumps are integrated throughout the new BB16 house.  Another big difference you may notice is the “landing” area outside of the HOH that now features a picnic table (that of course features the infamous chess set) and really gives off the “treehouse” vibe.  You may also notice a brand new memory wall that is obviously a big advance in technology that will make more things possible with the wall.

Enough of the talk – we’ll let the pics speak for themselves.  Special thanks to The Hollywood Reporter for breaking the very first pics of the new Big Brother house.  Check them out and let us know what you think!

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And don’t forget – there is still time to save 20% on Big Brother 16 live feeds with the Early Bird Special before the show kicks off next week (June 25th!)

***UPDATE***  Pics have now surfaced of the BB16 have-not room……and it looks like things will be a little, COLD in there:

Big Brother 16 Premiere Set to Be a TWO Night Event!

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The Big Brother 16 premiere just became even bigger, as CBS has announced that the premiere will actually be a 2-night event that will  happen over Wednesday June 25th and Thursday June 26th!

So from what we know so far, there will be a Big Brother 16 pre-show hosted by Jeff Schroeder exclusively on the live feeds on Wednesday June 25th followed by the Big Brother 16 HD premiere on CBS.  From there we will have to wait until the next night to see the second half of the premiere on CBS which will be followed by an “All-Nighter” event (looks like Julie is ready in the pic above!) which will see Jeff Schroeder live-tweet the first 16 hours of live feeds as they happen.

So what does all this craziness mean?  Well for one thing, the live feeds and After Dark on TVGN won’t begin until the second night of the premiere.  This is a drastic change from what we’re used to since every year we’re ready to fire up feeds immediately following the first CBS show, so having to wait an extra day will be quite a challenge.

Second, why the two day premiere?  Well rumors are running rampant as usual about returning players, what the twist will be etc.  The only guess is that we will see half the houseguests move in Wednesday and the other Thursday; is there a reason for this?  A possible relatives twist?  Will half the house be returning veterans?  Tuning in to this huge two day event will be the only way to find out!

Chat with Big Brother 11 Winner Jordan Lloyd This Thursday on Live Feeds!

Big Brother Jordan's Live Chat Ever wished you could chat with a former Big Brother winner?  Well this Thursday (June 12th) is your chance as Big Brother 11 winner and Big Brother 13 contestant Jordan Lloyd will chat exclusively with subscribers on the live feeds this Thursday!

Not only will Big Brother fans be able to chat with Jordan, but the event will be hosted by Jordan’s ever popular significant other Jeff Schroeder!  Jeff and Jordan are one of Big Brother’s favorite couples of all time and anyone that is familiar with them knows that any time the two are together on screen, it’s anything but dull.

This live chat is just one of the special events being held this year on the live feeds for early bird subscribers to hold us over until the premiere of Big Brother 16 on June 25th.  It will be interesting to see if Jordan has any advice for this year’s contestants and will undoubtedly update us on her current relationship status with Jeff (has he proposed YET?!)

So be sure to mark your calendars so you don’t miss your chance to chat with Jordan Lloyd this Thursday (June 12th) at 3 pm Eastern/12 pacific.  And don’t forget you can also watch exclusive videos with former houseguests and view all the action from past seasons as well.  We are only two weeks out from the huge premiere of Big Brother 16!

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Big Brother 16 Will Be the First Season to be Broadcast in HD!

Big Brother 16 HDIt’s been a topic that comes up every season for the past few years: “This season DEFINITELY has to be in HD, it just has to!”  Well every year we come up disappointed as we’ve seen the same style broadcast the past few seasons for the most part.  Well that is no longer true, as for the first time in it’s history, the 16th season of Big Brother will finally be broadcast in HD as confirmed by CBS.com!

Now some of you may be confused as you’ve undoubtedly turned on your local CBS affiliate’s HD channel and watched Big Brother on it for the past few seasons; while it’s true Big Brother airs on both standard and HD channels, what it all comes down to is the equipment used to broadcast which determines if you are seeing true HD.  This year for the first time, the Big Brother house has been completely rewired and outfitted with 76 HD cameras that will provide an unprecedented Big Brother viewing experience. 

But what took so long?  Can you even think of a current popular show that isn’t broadcast in HD?  Well it makes a lot of sense after reading a recent interview with executive producer Allison Grodner on Vulture.com. When you think about it, Big Brother isn’t your everyday TV show that just needs a few cameras and has months to edit and produce.  Big Brother had to re-wire the whole house, upgrade their production equipment, and of course install the all new HD cameras.  Speaking of cameras, Grodner also let us know that they’ve added 11 more cameras which will offer live feeders more views than ever and will help keep us right in the action!

So as if the countdown to Big Brother 16 wasn’t already intense enough, we now know that we will have the best viewing experience ever seen in the house.  Stay tuned to Big Brother Fans Blog for even more news as it comes to us, and don’t forget to lock in the special Early Bird price for the HD live feeds! 

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