ROZINA FROM TORONTO IS THE FIRST EVICTED HOUSEGUEST ON BIG BROTHER CANADA
Canada’s Cast is Complete! Angels Merron Haile and Veronica Doherty Join the Houseguests in this Season’s First Epic Bombshell
Watch the Head of Household Competition on Monday at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Global
Live Feeds from the Big Brother Canada House Now Available on BigBrotherCanada.ca
#BBCAN Celebrates 150th Episode Thanks to Canadian Fans
Toronto, Canada – In the opening eviction episode of Season 6, Rozina Yaqub from Toronto, ON, was the first Big Brother Canada houseguest to be banished from the show. Put up for eviction by Head of Household (HOH) Johnny Mulder, and on the block against Alejandra Martinez, Rozina was one of the seven houseguests sent straight to hell on night one in the house. Spending a wickedly low week as a have-not, Rozina saw no glimmer of light when she was made to stay on the block after Johnny landed the Power of Veto (POV) win, and chose not to unshackle her. The houseguests made their final choice, and in a unanimous vote of 11-0, 49-year-old Rozina was sent home, during BBCAN’s 150th episode.
“Oh, these youngsters!” said Rozina to host Arisa Cox after exiting the BBCAN gates. “They’re going to regret voting me out – they’re not going to have any good food and they’re all just going to fight.”
BBCAN is 150 episodes strong thanks to Canada’s unrelenting demand to bring the show back from hiatus, and in the first week of Season 6, fans witnessed some of the highest stakes in BBCAN history. On night one, a random pick of goblets bestowed Andrew Miller the enormous power of sending seven of his fellow houseguests to hell, while the remaining seven were safe for the week. Those ill-fated houseguests were instantly sent into the ring of fire to compete in the “Feel the Burn” Head of Household
competition, while the remaining seven houseguests watched on, protected by the gates of heaven. In a blistering fight to the finish, Johnny claimed the first HOH spot and put Alejandra and Rozina on the block. Following Rozina’s exit, Arisa rocked the house when she revealed the season’s first epic bombshell twist: two gatecrashing new houseguests, voted-in by Canada, were about to enter the BBCAN house.
After a week of voting for two gate crashers to round out the cast, Canada selected the two “angels” – Edmonton’s Merron Haile and Ottawa’s Veronica Doherty – while condemning the two “devils” to the BBCAN after-life. But will these gate crashers remain angelic or will life in the Big Brother Canada house bring out their dark sides?
To see the aftermath of the gate crashers and to find out who wins the next Head of Household competition, tune into Big Brother Canada on Monday at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Global.
Big Brother Canada airs Wednesdays at 7 p.m. ET/PT, Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT, and Mondays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Global. Viewers who miss the premiere can catch up on Big Brother Canada following the broadcast the next day On Demand, and on GlobalTV.com and Global GO (now available on Apple TV). And if that’s not enough, fans can also watch all of the in-between action on the live feeds from the Big Brother Canada house on BigBrotherCanada.ca.
Plus, all season long, viewers can catch After the Eviction, an exclusive weekly series hosted by Arisa Cox available across all social platforms, presented by Shaw. Following Wednesday night’s Power of Veto episodes, fans can submit all their burning questions on the Big Brother Canada Facebook page and catch the answers on After the Eviction on Fridays at 10 a.m. ET as part of the evicted houseguests’ extended interviews.
The Season 6 houseguests are competing for a grand prize of $100,000, a European dream vacation for two courtesy of Air Transat, and a $30,000 home furnishing makeover from The Brick.
Commissioned by Corus Entertainment, Season 6 of Big Brother Canada is produced by Insight Productions 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. Headed by John Brunton & Barbara Bowlby, Insight is an industry leader in the development, financing, and production of hit programming, both scripted and unscripted, as well as digital content. Erin Brock serves as showrunner on Big Brother Canada – the most watched reality program across specialty channels in Canada. Big Brother Canada, The Amazing Race Canada, The JUNO Awards 2017, Top Chef Canada, Canada Day 150! From Coast to Coast to Coast, and Canada’s New Year’s Eve – Countdown to 2017 were collectively nominated for 24 Canadian Screen Awards in 2018. Other productions include The Launch, Intervention, Ready Or Not, Falcon Beach, Hatching, Matching & Dispatching, A Fury Christmas, and Canadian Idol. 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.
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