DILLON CARMAN TAKES THE KNOCKOUT PUNCH OF THE SEASON AS HE IS SENT TO JOIN THE BIG BROTHER CANADA SEASON 5 JURY

Find Out Which Houseguest is Named the Next HOH on Monday, May 15th at 9 p.m. ET/PT and Which is Sent Home in the Season’s Special Eviction on Wednesday, May 17th at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Global

Get Ready for an Iconic Special Guest Host from Across the Pond for the Big Brother Canada Awards

Toronto, Canada – The heavyweight champ was knocked out this week, as Big Brother Canada’s Dillon “Big Country” Carman of Madoc, Ont. was sent packing in a vote of 2 to 0. At the beginning of the week, new HOH Kevin seemed to have clear targets when he put power duo Demetres and Ika on the block. They had crossed him during the triple eviction, going back on their word to keep him safe. When he won the triple eviction POV and took himself off the block, he pledged revenge, and got it shortly after by winning HOH and the POV competition too. Then, in a move that no one in the house saw coming, Kevin decided to replace Ika with Dillon to ensure his ultimate target Demetres’ eviction. Kevin was sure that Dillon’s ally Karen would vote to evict Demetres, but when she didn’t, “Demika” – one of the deadliest duos in BBCAN history – remained, ensuring Kevin’s worst-case scenario of a final four with Ika and Demetres was in play, and Dillon was on his way to the jury house.

“It was tough in there – Big Brother Canada is a tough fight,” said Dillon. “I went in there and gave it everything I have. I have no regrets… I just hope Kevin doesn’t win!”

The final week of Big Brother Canada is jam-packed with exciting events, beginning with Monday’s Head of Household competition and the Big Brother Canada awards hosted by special guest, Big Brother UK legend and Big Brother Canada Season 4 houseguest, Nikki Grahame. On Wednesday the season’s most important Power of Veto will be played, with the winner deciding who will remain as the top 3 and who will be sent home in a Special Eviction. Finally, Big Brother Canada’s most epic season yet will see its winner crowned in a two-hour finale episode on Thursday, May 18, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. ET/PT on Global.

Big Brother Canada airs on Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT, Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT (not including the May 18th finale episode, which airs at 7 p.m. ET/PT), and Mondays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Global. Viewers who miss an episode can catch up on Big Brother Canada for free following the broadcast the next day on BigBrotherCanada.ca and Global Go. This season, Global is shaking things up with After the Eviction Livea weekly Facebook Live chat featuring an extended evicted houseguest interview hosted by Arisa Cox and presented by The Brick. Fans can join the conversation by heading to the Big Brother Canada Facebook page to ask all their burning questions live. 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.

Check out etcanada.com and ET Canada tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET on Global for interviews with the Big Brother Canada evictee. Fans can also read full bios, see photos, and watch exclusive online videos at BigBrotherCanada.ca.

Big Brother Canada houseguests are competing for a grand prize, which this season, along with $100,000, includes a $30,000 home furnishing makeover from The Brick, and a new 2017 Toyota 86. 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.

Commissioned by Corus Entertainment, Season 5 of Big Brother Canada is produced by Insight Productions in association with Corus Entertainment and Endemol. Erin Brock, Sue Brophey, John Brunton and Barbara Bowlby serve as Executive Producers.  Eric Abboud and Trevor Boris serve as Supervising Producers.

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