BLINDED BY THE LIGHT: SUNSETTERS’ LATOYA ANDERSON IS SENT PACKING FROM THE BIG BROTHER CANADA HOUSE 

Big Brother Canada Moves to its New Thursday Timeslot of 9 p.m. ET/PT Beginning Next Week

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TORONTO, March 19, 2021 – It’s a house divided as the Oddballs squared off against the Sunsetters in the third week of the competition series. Head of Household Victoria Woghiren kept the Sunsetters on their toes, making a legendary game move by threatening to put up POV winner Jedson Tavernier’s closest allies as replacement nominees if he used the Veto to remove Latoya Anderson. With a line drawn in the sand between the two sides of the house, tensions arose and Jedson ultimately chose not to use the Veto, sending Latoya home in a vote of 6 to 3 versus pawn Kiefer Collison.

“I think I played my best game and I stayed true to myself and I’m really proud that I got to have this experience,” said Latoya Anderson. “You’re in a pressure cooker with a whole bunch of strangers that you don’t know and sometimes it can be hard to navigate your way through that.”

After an impressive win by Victoria in last week’s HOH competition, Kiefer was wracked with guilt for throwing her under the bus and requested he be put on the block for the second week in a row. And while Victoria appeased Kiefer’s plea, she had a bigger target in mind: police officer Latoya Anderson. With four alliance members playing in this week’s POV competition, the Sunsetters had the advantage of saving one of their own members. But after Jedson’s worthy win, things weren’t so sunny as Jedson, Tychon, Latoya and Beth quarreled with Spicy V. Victoria devised a plan with fellow Bossy Glossy alliance members, Breydon and Austin, threatening to put Tychon or Beth on the block if Jedson used the Veto on Latoya, which had them shook. Ultimately, Jedson obeyed Victoria and opted not to use the Veto this week, forcing all houseguests to pick a side and ultimately sealing Latoya’s doomed fate.

Drama aside, it was also a jam-packed week of fun and games in the Big Brother Canada house. Lucky Breydon White got to enjoy a meal from SkiptheDishes after receiving Canada’s “Skip the Slop” vote. But his luck ran out when the winning OLG Bingo team picked Breydon to wear the cute but uncomfortable bingo ball outfit for the rest of the week.

This week’s live eviction episode concluded with the Head of Household competition, Senior’s Disc-Count, where fans watched Kiefer and Austin battle it out in a tiebreaker round. In the end, radio host Kiefer had the best shot and the final highest score, crowning him the newest Head of Household. After two weeks on the block, it will be smoother sailing for this Sunsetter for the rest of the week.

Every Thursday directly following the houseguest’s eviction, watch “After the Eviction” LIVE exclusively on TikTok – an extension of Arisa’s in-show interviews. Follow along on Big Brother Canada’s TikTok account @BigBrotherCA. Then watch Global’s The Morning Show Friday morning at 9 a.m. ET to catch Latoya’s first broadcast interview, in addition to ET Canada at 7:30 p.m. ET on Global.

Watch the drama heat up on Global, Monday at 9 p.m. ET/PT to see what Head of Household Kiefer does with his newfound power and tune into Global on Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET/PT to find out who wins the POV competition. Then catch the live eviction ceremony on Thursday at its new time 9 p.m. ET/PT on Global. In addition, fans can become flies on the BBCAN wall while streaming the live feeds at bigbrothercanada.ca.

Big Brother Canada’s Season 9 houseguests are competing for a grand prize of $100,000, $10,000 worth of grills and grilling accessories courtesy of Weber, $10,000 powered by Sunlight and an unforgettable vacation for two from Expedia.

Stream the new season live or on demand with STACKTV and the Global TV App and visit BigBrotherCanada.ca for houseguest interviews, live show votes, free live feeds, spoilers, exclusive content and more.

Commissioned by Corus Entertainment, Season 9 of Big Brother Canada is produced by Insight Productions Ltd. in association with Corus Entertainment and Banijay. Executive Producers are John Brunton, Erin Brock, Eric Abboud, Trevor Boris and Arisa Cox.

Corus Entertainment’s Original Content team driving its slate of unscripted series is helmed by industry executive Lisa Godfrey as Senior Vice President of Original Content and Corus Studios, and supported by longtime TV veterans Krista Look (Director of Original Lifestyle), and Lynne Carter (Executive in Charge of Production).

Global is a Corus Entertainment Network and is available through all major TV distributors, including: Shaw, Shaw Direct, Rogers, Bell, Videotron, Telus, Cogeco, Eastlink, SaskTel and the new STACKTV, streaming exclusively on Amazon Prime Video Channels. The Global TV App is available on iOS, Android, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Roku streaming players, Roku TV™ models and at watch.globaltv.com.

 

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About Corus Entertainment Inc.

Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that develops and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world.  Engaging audiences since 1999, the company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompasses 33 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a suite of digital and streaming assets, animation software, technology and media services. Corus is an internationally renowned content creator and distributor through Nelvana, a world class animation studio expert in all formats and Corus Studios, a globally recognized producer of hit scripted and unscripted content. The company also owns innovative full-service social digital agency so.da, lifestyle entertainment company Kin Canada, leading 2D animation software supplier Toon Boom and children’s book publishing house, Kids Can Press. Corus’ roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, Adult Swim, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV, Global News, Globalnews.ca, Q107, Country 105, and CFOX, along with broadly distributed Canadian streaming platforms STACKTV, Nick+, the Global TV App and Curiouscast. For more information visit www.corusent.com.

 

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. Insight Senior Vice President Erin Brock serves as Executive Producer along with Insight’s Chairman, CEO and Executive Producer, John Brunton, on BIG BROTHER CANADA. Insight recently produced STRONGER TOGETHER/TOUS ENSEMBLE to support our country during the COVID-19 crisis and it was the 2nd highest rated program ever broadcast on Canadian television as well as raising over $8 million for Food Banks Canada.  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 – THE JUNO AWARDS Canada’s national music award show, CANADA’S NEW YEAR’S EVE: COUNTDOWN which was the highest rated show on the CBC in both 2018 and 2019, THE AMAZING RACE CANADA – the most watched Canadian series on record, ratings hit – BIG BROTHER CANADA, TOP CHEF CANADA, INTERVENTION and original formats BATTLE OF THE BLADES, I DO, REDO & WALL OF CHEFS. Insight’s scripted programming includes award-winning READY OR NOT, FALCON BEACH, HATCHING, MATCHING & DISPATCHING, A CHRISTMAS FURY, BUT I’M CHRIS JERICHO! and THE JON DORE TELEVISION SHOW along with award-winning feature documentaries HOW TO CHANGE THE WORLD and GORDON LIGHTFOOT: IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND. 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 ground-breaking content.

For media inquiries and houseguest interviews, please contact:

Ali Seller

Unit Publicist, Big Brother Canada

647.825.8819

ali@gabcommunications.ca

 

Cassandra Chambers

Associate Publicist, Global Television

416.479.6945

cassandra.chambers@corusent.com

 

Jacqui VanSickle

Publicity Manager, Global Television

416.860.4224

jacqui.vansickle@corusent.com


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