‘Big Brother Over The Top’ Premiere Recap – Houseguests On The Move

Big Brother Over The Top starts its debut season tonight as we settle in to meet the new BBOTT cast, discover which Vet is coming back for a second chance, and which HGs are already driving us crazy in the first hour. It’ll all happens online and on All Access!

Julie Chen hosts Big Brother Over The Top

Unlike any past season of Big Brother the new cast will be moving in live sparing us the loss of the first week’s events and the drama that goes with it. We’ll see how these thirteen strangers deal with each other and what they’ll be doing to start off their journey to win the season’s $250,000 prize in just 65 days from now.

Remember that this season and all its episodes are running a live online broadcast through All Access. You will not find this show on CBS TV. Everyone will be able to tune in at the same time (10PM ET / 7PM PT) tonight and watch it live as it is shown on the Live Feeds. That means no more three hour delays for the west coast, but it does mean later than usual episodes for the east coast, but here we are now.

As for how to watch BBOTT, if you’ve already signed up then be sure to navigate to the BBOTT specific page for Feeds since the main BB page won’t be showing Over The Top. I know, that’s unnecessarily complicated, but that’s how CBS is handling the online interface.

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You can also pull up All Access on your Roku, AppleTV, Amazon Fire devices, and more so check the full details on how to do that so you can watch Big Brother Over The Top on your TV instead of on your computer or mobile device, unless that’s your preference of course.

While we’d usually also expect our first Head of Household competition during the premiere episode we’ve been told that will follow on Thursday from earlier details released by CBS. The first HoH comp isn’t tonight but you can watch it on Thursday at 4PM ET.

What we will definitely discover tonight for results will be whether or not it’s Jason or Jozea who returns to the game.

Now we’re ready for the premiere to roll on through and I’ll be updating the recap here live throughout the online broadcast of the episode. Stick with us for all the details and chat with other fans in the comments section below. Share your thoughts! We want to hear them.

Here we go! Julie is there at the front of the house to introduce the season and the Houseguests. Julie tells us we’ll be influencing the nominations along with the season finale when the winner is decided by the viewer votes!

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We get all of the Houseguests intros before things switch from Julie’s taped segment to the Live Feeds. Dennis is the first one in. The curse! He picks a bed in the London room. Morgan arrives next and they go around the house to find her a bed too. Morgan was not familiar with the London room so I’d guess she didn’t watch last season. Shane is the third one in and we’re already getting flirting from Morgan.

Next in we’ve got Neeley and she’s very interested in walking around and checking out the place. They go upstairs and Shane observes the phone booth and seems surprised. Yeah, he didn’t watch last season. Now we’ve got Shelby and Shelby’s laugh. Oh my. And here comes Cornbread! We’re up to 6 Houseguests now.

We’ve got these six wandering the house and checking out the place. Morgan wonders what happens if a tall girl uses the shower. Shelby asks if HGs just hang out in the bathroom area while others shower. Oh these recruit newbies. Glorious!

The roll of arriving Houseguests has significantly slowed since the earlier pace of every few minutes. The group has gathered at the table and started to share stories and general chatter. I’m loving this new move-in! It’s fantastic and so totally different.

Now we’ve got Kryssie, Whitney, and Justin arriving next. Lots of energy coming alive in the house and also a lot of newbiews in this overall group as everyone is surprised by the bed shortage as they seem to think they’d each have their own double. Whitney even put her bag down on the chair to call that.

Next up we’re watching Alex arrive and remember her sister Morgan is there, but it hasn’t been revealed. Alex hugs everyone including her sister Morgan and then asks everyone for their name, again including Morgan. So those two are keeping their relationship (sisters) a secret.

Rounding things out we’ve got Monte and Danielle arriving to give us our full 12 newbie HGs. Last thing to discover is whether or not it’s Jason or Jozea.

Congratulations to Jason Roy! He won the vote to return to Big Brother for BBOTT! That should surprise no one. He’s thrilled to be back and the superfans in the house are very excited to see him. Alex clasped her hands to her head after he arrived.

The group gathers around for the introductions. Jason gets the party started then we’ve got Alex and Morgan in a row. Alex says she’s from Dallas while Morgan says she’s from a small town in Texas. Neither lets on that they’re related. Everyone goes around the room and says a bit about themselves. This is seriously interesting to see how it really goes since we have NEVER seen the first night live before.

Julie makes a surprise visit, via the TV screen, with a taped message for them. She lets them know there is no Jury and when they’re evicted they’ll be going home. Julie also mentions the comps will be live on the Feeds and speaking of, the first one will be at 4PM ET on Thursday and of course it is on the Feeds so get ready to watch! Sign up with the banner below and we’ll be back in the morning for more!


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