INVISIBLE HOH SECRETLY TAKES OUT THEIR TARGET:
NEWMARKET’S AUSTIN DOOKWAH EVICTED FROM THE BIG BROTHER CANADA HOUSE
 

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TORONTO, April 2, 2021 – After a week of secrets, lies and paranoia, Newmarket’s Austin Dookwah was evicted from the Big Brother Canada house by the first ever Invisible HOH, Hamilton’s Victoria Woghiren. With the opportunity to make nominations, slop assignments and even play in the POV competition – all in secrecy – Spicy V continued to play the middle of the house, nominating dangerous duo and former allies, Austin and Breydon White, for eviction. At the POV ceremony, Rohan “Ro Sho” Kapoor won the POV competition for a second week in a row and kept the nominations the same, which sent Austin home in a unanimous vote.

“It might have been too little too late, but this twist lit a fire under me,” said Austin Dookwah. “I was not going to go down without a fight. I was just ready to go, give it my all.”

Even in a week centered on invisibility, it was clear that Austin was Victoria’s target. After beating LaSalle’s Tera Gillen-Petrozzi in a tiebreaker round to become the Invisible Head of Household, Spicy V got to work and started utilizing her secret powers. Confiding with ally Kiefer Collison as the only houseguest aware of Spicy V’s secret, Victoria attempted to pin the invisible power on trio Jedson Taverneir, Tychon Carter-Newman or Beth Bieda, and put Austin and Breydon on the block, turning all houseguests’ eyes to the Sunsetters’ alliance. When Ro Sho decided not to use the Veto after promising the block besties he would, the house was left in turmoil once again. The nominees campaigned hard, but in the end, Austin was seen as the bigger threat in the house and was sent packing, narrowly missing the jury house which begins next week.

In this week’s HOH competition, BB Calendar, the houseguests had to memorize details of an upcoming BB Calendar, as depicted in the living room throughout all hours of the night before. During tonight’s battle for the HOH, the houseguests were asked a series of questions based on the calendar, and in the end Beth’s memory trumped all, as she became the new Head of Household.

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. Head over to ETCanada.com to catch Austin’s interview with Sangita Patel and then on Tuesday, April 6 at 9 a.m. ET, watch Austin on Global’s The Morning Show for her first live broadcast interview.

Watch the drama continue Monday at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Global to see how Head of Household Beth uses her newfound power and who gets sent to the jury house on Thursday at 9 p.m. ET/PT. And the drama doesn’t stop there! Thursday’s episode is also the infamous double eviction, where viewers will see not only one, but two houseguests head to jury. 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).

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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.

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