MIND-BLOWING FAKE DOUBLE EVICTION WREAKS HAVOC ON THE BIG BROTHER CANADA HOUSE

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TORONTO, April 23, 2021 – It was the ultimate fake out of the season in tonight’s jam-packed episode, as major threat Jedson Tavernier was eliminated in a unanimous vote of 3 to 0 under the reign of HOH Tera Gillen-Petrozzi. But when the houseguests found out it was a double eviction, the tables quickly turned and Tera followed out the door. With the remaining houseguests elated to know they had made final four, they were stunned to learn that tonight’s double eviction was fake and one of the evictees would be returning to the Big Brother Canada house following a head-to-head battle which airs Monday at 9 p.m. ET.

After last week’s emotional nomination ceremony, which saw HOH Tera nominate power couple Jedson and Beth Bieda for eviction, Jedson went on to win the Veto in a nail-biting POV competition. With the #1 target likely to take himself off the block, Kiefer Collison devised a plan for the rest of the house to convince Jedson that if he used the Veto on Beth, he’d be kept safe sitting on the block with Breydon White. With his head in the clouds, Jedson conceded and used the Veto on a noticeably shocked Beth. Keeping her word, HOH Tera nominated Breydon as the replacement, but Jedson was completely blindsided by his allies and was the week’s first evicted houseguest.

Immediately following Jedson’s eviction, Arisa rocked the house by announcing a second double eviction of the season. In the Head of Household competition, “Say What Now?” Tychon Carter-Newman proved to know his dates best, winning HOH and instantly nominating Tera and Beth for eviction. With all five remaining houseguests eligible to play in the POV competition, it was Breydon who captured his first POV win of the season. Forced to make a quick decision, he chose not to use the Veto, which unexpectedly sent Tera packing in a unanimous vote of 2 to 0.

But before the night was over, Arisa informed the remaining houseguests that tonight’s double eviction was fake and that Jedson and Tera will compete against each other in a competition called “Heads Will Roll,” where one of them will win their way back into the house and the other will head to the Jury house.

Watch the dramatic conclusion of the fake double eviction on Global, Monday at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Until then, the live feeds will be turned off.

Directly following the houseguest’s eviction on Monday, 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 Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. ET to see the next evicted houseguest’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 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.

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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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