DOUBLE TROUBLE! ESTEFANIA HOYOS AND DAMIEN KETLO EVICTED FROM THE BIG BROTHER CANADA HOUSE IN HISTORIC 200TH EPISODE

Only Five Houseguests Remain in the Big Brother Canada House

Watch an All-New Week of Big Brother Canada on Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday to see Who Wins HOH and How the Jury House Reacts to News of a Second Double Eviction

Toronto, Canada – Operation 200th episode accomplished with an epic Big Brother Canada double eviction. In the end, Estefania Hoyos and Damien Ketlo were targeted and eliminated by the remaining houseguests, a masterplan put into effect by The Pretty Boys.

“Tonight we put the double “O” in the seventh season of Big Brother Canada with our 200th episode,” said John Brunton, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Insight Productions. “Thank you and congratulations to the teams at Corus Entertainment and Insight Productions for achieving this milestone and continuing to do what no other Canadian reality show can – deliver three new episodes of primetime original content each and every week.”

After a tense week in the Big Brother Canada house, Nadleh Whut’en’s Damien Ketlo and Gatineau’s Estefania “Este” Hoyos were nominated for eviction by head of household Adam Pike. In his first ever comp win, sleeper agent Damien finally pulled himself off the block after being nominated for eviction for a fourth time. With Edmonton’s Mark Drelich up as the replacement nominee and Este believing Adam’s counterintelligence speech about Mark being the real target, she was ultimately blind-sided when she was sent packing in a vote of three to one.

“I had no idea. I woke up yesterday feeling really nervous and like something was going on but I thought it was going to be Mark,” said Estefania Hoyos.

But the Big Brother Canada house is not a safe house and everyone’s a target. Which proved to be the case when Arisa Cox informed the remaining agents that this week was the second double eviction of the season. With Dane Rupert winning the curiously challenging, “Right on Cue” HOH competition, he subsequently nominated Kyra and Damien – the latter having now been on the block for a fifth time. After winning the spirited “Balls Out” POV challenge, Anthony chose not to use the power of veto which ultimately sent fan-favourite Damien Ketlo out the door in a unanimous vote.

“I’m just a kid from the res and you guys voted me in first,” said an emotional Damien Ketlo. “This is wild. First Nations kids are not only allowed to dream, but they’re allowed to chase those dreams.”

Watch Global’s The Morning Show today at 9 a.m. ET to catch Estefania and Damien’s first broadcast interviews, in addition to exclusive sit-downs 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 TV App by signing in with their TV service provider credentials or catch up the next day on GlobalTV.com and Global TV App (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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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. The company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompass 37 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a suite of digital assets, animation software, technology and media services. Corus is also an established creator of globally distributed content through Nelvana animation studio, Corus Studios, and children’s book publishing house Kids Can Press. The company also owns innovative full-service social digital agency so.da, and lifestyle entertainment company Kin Canada. Corus’ roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV and Nickelodeon Canada, Global News, Globalnews.ca, Q107, Country 105, and CFOX. Visit Corus at 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.  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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