KIEF IT REAL: KIEFER COLLISON EVICTED FROM BIG BROTHER CANADA IN EMOTIONAL SPECIAL EVICTION 

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TORONTO, May 6, 2021 – In Wednesday night’s emotional special eviction, Haida Gwaii’s Kiefer Collison was evicted from the Big Brother Canada house. The radio host failed to win the most vital POV competition of the season and was ousted by Veto winner and the night’s sole voter, Tera Gillen-Petrozzi. The season’s final three – Tychon Carter-Newman, Breydon White and Tera – will compete for the win in an epic three-part HOH competition during Thursday night’s two-hour season finale at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Global.

“That game is not for the faint of heart and I didn’t take a second off and Tera would have made the biggest mistake of her life keeping me. Because I would have won the game,” said Kiefer. “I’m a bit salty because I’m a competitor, but it was one heck of a ride. I feel honoured to be able to have the opportunity to do that.”

It was a trying week in the BBCAN house as Tychon won one of the most important HOH competitions of the season, solidifying his place in the final three. Tychon nominated five-time block star Tera Gillen-Petrozzi and major threat Kiefer Collison for eviction. In the final POV competition of the season, Tera channeled her inner super mom to solve the clues the fastest, ultimately winning the coveted Veto and pulling herself off the block to secure her spot in the finale. Breydon was the de facto nominee, but with Kiefer’s impressive and enduring BBCAN resume looming over the other houseguests, they knew he posed the greatest threat to their games. With Tera holding the sole vote in tonight’s critical eviction ceremony, she tearfully sent Kiefer packing from the Big Brother Canada house.

Voting is now open to crown Canada’s Favourite Houseguest of Big Brother Canada Season 9. Viewers can cast an unlimited amount of votes for their favourite houseguest of the season on bigbrothercanada.ca until Thursday at noon ET. The winner will receive $10,000 and will be announced at the end of the two-hour season finale.

Watch the dramatic two-hour Season 9 finale on Global, Thursday at 8 p.m. ET/PT to see who wins Big Brother Canada Season 9.

Watch Global’s The Morning Show Thursday morning at 9 a.m. ET to catch Kiefer’s first broadcast interview, in addition to ET Canada at 7:30 p.m. ET on Global.

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 full 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.

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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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