Big Brother RENEWED for the 2014 Summer Season on CBS!
At 1:24pm eastern, I emailed someone at CBS publicity asking if BB had been renewed yet.. At 4:01pm Eastern, I got the best possible reply!
Big Brother has been renewed for the 2014 Summer Season. There WILL be a BB16!
When you're done reading the press release, head into the comment section and let us know your BB16 wishes!
Here's the official word, straight from the fine folks at CBS Publicity:
CBS RENEWS "BIG BROTHER" FOR SUMMER 2014
“Big Brother: After Dark” To Also Return to TVGN for Second Season
Special 90-Minute Finale of this Summer’s Installment to be Broadcast Sept. 18 Following the Season Premiere of "Survivor”
CBS announced today that BIG BROTHER, the summer reality hit, has been renewed for its 16th edition, to be broadcast next summer.
BIG BROTHER: AFTER DARK, the live, late night companion show will also return next summer to the basic cable network TVGN after being renewed for an additional season.
BIG BROTHER, which recently celebrated its 500th episode, premiered on CBS in 2000 and has since established itself as a summer staple with one of television’s most socially engaged fan bases. This summer, BIG BROTHER is averaging 7.29 million viewers, 2.6 in adults 18-49 and 3.1 in adults 25-54. Compared to last year, BIG BROTHER is up +11% in viewers, +8% in adults 18-49 and +7% in adults 25-54.
The special 90-minute finale of the current installment of BIG BROTHER, when the final three Houseguests will compete for the $500,000 prize, will be broadcast Wednesday, Sept. 18 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) immediately following the season premiere of SURVIVOR.