SPICY V AND THE ROH SHOW ELIMINATED FROM BIG BROTHER CANADA IN EPIC DOUBLE EVICTION 

Victoria Woghiren and Rohan Kapoor Become First Two Jury Members 

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TORONTO, April 9, 2021 – It’s game over for spice and everything nice as the dreaded double eviction sends Hamilton’s Victoria “Spicy V” Woghiren and Toronto’s Rohan “Roh Show” Kapoor packing from the Big Brother Canada house. Spicy V’s fate was sealed when Head of Household Beth Bieda put her backdoor plan into motion, making Victoria the night’s first evictee and jury member. After Victoria’s departure, Arisa shocked the remaining houseguests with news of the double eviction, turning their plans for this week upside down. Rohan Kapoor was the next casualty of the night and the second houseguest to join the jury house.

Earlier this week, Head of Household Beth Bieda devised a plan with her Sunsetters alliance to backdoor one of the season’s biggest threats, Spicy V. To set her plan in motion, Beth nominated Tera ‘Mama T’ Gillen-Petrozzi and Rohan “Roh Show” Kapoor as pawns, hoping one of them would win the Veto and pull themselves off the block. After a grilling POV competition, Rohan, the Veto King, won a Weber barbecue and his third consecutive Veto, which he used on himself. With Beth’s plan underway, Victoria went up on the block as the replacement nominee, leading her to campaign hard and wreak havoc on the house. But by playing the middle of the house, Spicy V had the numbers stacked against her and Beth was able to successfully complete the first backdoor eviction of the season.

“I got a little lazy, I started cutting corners and not tying my loose ends and I got caught. I don’t think there’s anything else I could have done,” said Victoria. “I’m so happy I made it to jury, you know I’m a superfan. All good here!”

Immediately following Victoria’s eviction, Arisa informed the houseguests of the double eviction. The remaining houseguests put their memories to the test in the “Before or After” Head of Household trivia competition. Kiefer Collison prevailed and instantly nominated Rohan and Breydon White without batting an eye. With their BBCAN lives on the line, the nominees fought hard in the fast-paced Stone-Cold Veto competition, but it was Tychon Carter-Newman who was able to maneuver his way to victory, choosing not to use the Power of Veto, sending Rohan to the jury house in a unanimous vote.

“I was just put in a tough position from the start,” said Rohan. “I tried to do as much as I could. I lost a couple of my really close allies and I was put in a position where I had to win a couple of Vetos to save my game and that’s what I did for as long as I could.”

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. Then watch Global’s The Morning Show Friday morning at 9 a.m. ET to catch Victoria and Rohan’s first broadcast interview, in addition to ET Canada at 7:30 p.m. ET on Global.

Watch the drama heat up on Global, Monday at 9 p.m. ET/PT to see who wins the next Head of Household competition. 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.

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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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