GET READY CANADA: CASTING FOR SEASON 6 OF GLOBAL’S BIG BROTHER CANADA BEGINS TODAY

Apply Online at BigBrotherCanada.ca

Big Brother Canada Season 6 Returns to Global in 2018

Toronto, Canada – Calling all #BBCAN fans! Big Brother Canada returns in 2018 and Global is gearing up for another outrageous season as casting for Season 6 is now underway. Potential future houseguests are invited to apply online at BigBrotherCanada.ca for their chance to compete in television’s best social experiment. The online submission deadline is Saturday, October 28.

Whether it’s a strong social game or fierce competition skills, Canadians who think they have what it takes to battle it out in the Big Brother Canada house can apply online with a photo and a short video stating why they are the ideal houseguest. Applicants must be 19 years of age by February 1, 2018. Additional information, including a complete list of rules and eligibility can be found at BigBrotherCanada.ca.

Airing exclusively on Global in the 2018 broadcast season, Big Brother Canada plucks a group of hand-picked strangers from their homes, sequesters them from the outside world, and places them inside a house outfitted wall-to-wall with cameras and microphones that capture their every move. Competing for a grand cash prize, 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.

Season 19 of Big Brother is currently airing Sundays and Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT, and Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Global. Fans can catch up on all the houseguest drama following the broadcast the next day on GlobalTV.com and Global Go.

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Twitter: @BigBrotherCA | @Global_TV | #BBCAN6
Instagram: @BigBrotherCA | #BBCAN6
Facebook: www.Facebook.com/BigBrotherCA | www.Facebook.com/GlobalTV

Global Television is a Corus Entertainment Network.

About Corus Entertainment
Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that creates and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world. The company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompasses 45 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a global content business, digital assets, live events, children’s book publishing, animation software, technology and media services. Corus’ roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Canada, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, National Geographic Channel, Q107, CKNW, Fresh Radio, Disney Channel Canada, YTV and Nickelodeon Canada. Visit Corus at www.corusent.com.

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. Big Brother Canada (consistently ranked in the Top 20 shows nationally), The Amazing Race Canada (the most watched Canadian show on record), The Tragically Hip: A National Celebration; The JUNO Awards 2016, Canada’s Walk of Fame 2015, and How To Change The World were collectively nominated for 31 Canadian Screen Awards in 2017, and taking home 14 awards. Other productions include Intervention, Top Chef Canada, Ready Or Not, Falcon Beach, The Truth About Alex, and Canadian Idol.  Most recently, 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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Rachelle Marion
Publicity Coordinator, Global Television
416-860-4227
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Jacqui VanSickle
Senior Publicist, Global Television
416.860.4224
jacqui.vansickle@corusent.com

Ashley Applebaum
Publicity Manager, Global Television
416-860-4217
ashley.applebaum@corusent.com


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