THE VERDICT IS IN: LAURA ROBERTS IS THE FIRST HOUSEGUEST EVICTED FROM THE BIG BROTHER CANADA HOUSE
Canada Completes Its Covert Operation and Chooses New Brunswick’s Cory Kennedy as Big Brother Canada’s Final Agent to Enter the House
Watch Big Brother Canada Sunday at 8 P.M. ET/PT on Global to See if Cory Completes Her Secret Mission and Find Out Which Agent Wins Head of Household
Toronto, Canada – In the highly anticipated first eviction episode of Season 7, Big Brother Canada agents laid down the law and evicted the fierce and fabulous judicial clerk Laura Roberts from Calgary, Alberta in a unanimous vote. Nominated by Head of Household Adam Pike, Laura Roberts was on the block with Damien Ketlo, and with no POV up for grabs, was ultimately sent home for targeting one of Adam’s closest alliances in the house – Samantha Picco.
“I think a lot of people would expect me to say that maybe I shouldn’t have spoken out or been so real right off the bat, but I feel like I have to be authentic to myself. Honestly, I don’t regret it,” said Laura Roberts.
After Laura’s powerful exit, Arisa dropped a Big Brother blindside on the surviving agents by revealing that Canada had completed a covert operation and was sending a new houseguest into the Big Brother Canada house – New Brunswick’s Cory Kennedy. But no mission is complete without an unexpected twist – in order for Cory to stay in the house, she must secure three final two deals within 24 hours or face immediate eviction.
Watch Global’s The Morning Show today at 9 a.m. ET to catch Laura’s first broadcast interview, in addition to an exclusive sit-down with ET Canada at 7:30 p.m. ET on Global.
For fans looking for an extra dose of Big Brother Canada, eviction night begins on ET Canada. Big Brother Canada personality Ika Wong joins the ET Canada team as their Special Correspondent, bringing viewers unprecedented access every Thursday night, all season long. Tune into ET Canada each week before an all new episode of Big Brother Canada for exclusive content viewers won’t see anywhere else.
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 continues to offer unparalleled digital extensions that augment the social dynamics and real-time momentum of the 24/7 television production. #BBCAN7 extends from series to site at BigBrotherCanada.ca with exclusive content, full episodes, 24-hour live feeds, and a host of surprises and opportunities that allow fans to directly impact the show.
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 GO by signing in with their TV service provider credentials or catch up the next day on GlobalTV.com and Global GO (now available on Apple TV, Google Chromecast, and Amazon Fire TV), and BigBrotherCanada.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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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. 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 Canada; The JUNO Awards; Top Chef Canada; Intervention; and original formats including The Launch and Battle of the Blades. Insight’s scripted programming includes award-winning Ready Or Not; Falcon Beach; Hatching, 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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