A Plague On This House! Toronto’s Maki Moto Is Second Houseguest Evicted From The Big Brother Canada House

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March 15, 2019


Chelsea Bird Wins Head of Household Competition “Truth and Spies”

Watch Big Brother Canada Sunday at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Global to See Which Houseguests Chelsea Nominates for Eviction

Toronto, Canada – In a jaw-dropping house shocker, Toronto’s peaceful poet, Maki “Mac Daddy” Moto, is unceremoniously evicted from the Big Brother Canada house in a rare tie vote broken by Head of Household Dane Rupert. Nominated by Dane earlier in the week, Maki Moto was on the block with Montreal’s Kyra Shenker. Dane’s self-mandated mission to control the power in the house – and backdoor Samantha Picco – was abruptly terminated upon discovering the season’s newest twist: the Head of Household cannot play for the POV. With the new rules in play, comp beast Adam Pike – whose budding showmance with Samantha is starting to reveal itself – secured her safety by choosing not to use the POV, ultimately sending Maki Moto out the door, and rocking a visibly divided and emotional house.

“There’s a lot of fakeness that goes on in the house, so to have freedom from that is quite a beautiful thing,” said Maki Moto. “I feel betrayed by the whole house. It’s all lies.”

With no opportunity to take Maki or Kyra off the block, Dane’s new mission was to eliminate wildcard Kyra. But in a candid conversation during the week, Maki mistakenly told Dane he would nominate him next in retaliation. Clearly upsetting the current Head of Household, when given the opportunity to break the tie during the live eviction, Dane ultimately voted Maki out because he posed a threat to his personal game.

Earlier in the week, the Big Brother Canada agents were put through a rigorous training exercise in preparation for a very serious mission: Thursday’s Head of Household competition “Truth and Spies.” With lines clearly drawn in the house, winning the battle of the duels this week was do or die. It was a tense battle that saw someone from each side of the house – Chelsea and Estefania – make it to the final two. With both contending for control of the house, Chelsea dominated, becoming the first female to win Head of Household this season.

Watch Global’s The Morning Show today at 9 a.m. ET to catch Maki’s first broadcast interview, in addition to an exclusive sit-down with ET Canada at 7:30 p.m. ET on Global.

For fans looking for an extra dose of Big Brother Canada, eviction night begins on ET Canada. Big Brother Canada personality Ika Wong joins the ET Canada team as their Special Correspondent, bringing viewers unprecedented access every Thursday night, all season long. Tune into ET Canada each week before an all new episode of Big Brother Canada for exclusive content viewers won’t see anywhere else and click here to see tonight’s show.

Airing exclusively on Global, 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. 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. This season, the winner of Big Brother Canada will take home a grand prize of $100,000, a $25,000 home furnishing makeover from Leon’s, $10,000 worth of groceries courtesy of Summer Fresh, and an unforgettable trip for two anywhere in the world with Contiki Holidays.

Big Brother Canada continues to offer unparalleled digital extensions that augment the social dynamics and real-time momentum of the 24/7 television production. #BBCAN7 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 airs Wednesdays at 7 p.m. ET/PT, Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT, and Sundays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Global. For Season 7, viewers can stream #BBCAN7 live on GlobalTV.com and Global GO by signing in with their TV service provider credentials or catch up the next day on GlobalTV.com and Global GO (now available on Apple TV, Google Chromecast, and Amazon Fire TV), and BigBrotherCanada.ca.

Commissioned by Corus Entertainment, Season 7 of Big Brother Canada is produced by Insight Productions Ltd. in association with Corus Entertainment and Endemol Shine. Executive Producers are John Brunton and Erin Brock.

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About Insight Productions Ltd.
Insight Productions, known for its award-winning ratings juggernauts, is Canada’s most established content producer and an industry leader in the development, financing, and production of hit programming, both scripted and unscripted, as well as digital content.  With thousands of hours of programming under its belt, the company has created some of the most dynamic and top-rated programs in the world including Big Brother Canada (for which Erin Brock serves as EP and Showrunner alongside EP John Brunton); The Amazing Race CanadaThe JUNO AwardsTop Chef CanadaIntervention; and original formats including The Launch and Battle of the Blades. Insight’s scripted programming includes award-winning Ready Or NotFalcon BeachHatching, Matching & Dispatching A Fury Christmas; But I’m Chris Jericho!; and The Jon Dore Television Show. 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.  For more information on Insight Productions, please visit www.insighttv.com or on Twitter – @insightprod. Or Facebook www.facebook.com/InsightProductions.​

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