NEWFOUNDLAND’S ADAM PIKE SENT HOME IN SURPRISE BIG BROTHER CANADA SPECIAL EVICTION

Watch Big Brother Canada’s Epic Two-Hour Season Finale Thursday, May 9 at 8 p.m. ET/PT Only on Global

Toronto, Canada – Big Brother Canada’s remaining agents took out enemy number one in a special surprise eviction tonight sending comp beast Adam “The Marine” Pike out the door, after he failed to win his fifth and most important veto of the season. Remaining agents include Montreal’s Kyra Shenker, Kelowna’s Dane Rupert, and Richmond Hill’s Anthony Douglas. Viewers can watch the two-hour super spy showdown on Thursday, May 9 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Global, to see who will be crowned the winner of Big Brother Canada Season 7.

“I was so, so close to making it. I did not think the boys were going to backstab me like that,” said Adam Pike. “I kind of had a gut feeling that they were going to go against me but I didn’t want to believe it was true.”

It was a tense week in the house as Dane won his fourth HOH of the season and proceeded to nominate Kyra and one of his closest allies all season long, Adam. In the fun and colourful POV competition “Ant Farm: The Video Game,” Dane’s small stature paid off as he was able to stealthily maneuver through the tight space in the quickest time, securing himself the POV win. Unfortunately, Dane felt that Adam’s ability to win any physical competition posed a bigger threat to his personal game than anyone left in the house. After Dane and Anthony weepingly revealed to Adam that he was going to be sent home, Dane chose not to use the POV. And with the only vote of the evening going to Anthony, Adam was ultimately evicted from the Big Brother Canada house in the most emotional eviction ceremony of the season.

Over in the jury house, the evicted houseguests are enjoying their time reminiscing over their mistakes and who will walk through the door next. Mark’s arrival shocks the jury house but is instrumental in helping them put the pieces together. He admits to the jury house that he had been part of a four-man alliance since day one and that every single person who left the house was picked off by the most dominating alliance in Big Brother Canada history: The Pretty Boys.

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 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 iOS, Apple TV, Android, Google Chromecast, and Amazon Fire TV), andBigBrotherCanada.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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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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