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Big Brother 16 Final HoH Round 2 Preview

| September 19, 2014 at 9:00 AM EST

One down and two to go on Big Brother 16. The Final HoH competitions are underway with Round 1 having been completed on Wednesday night and now that winner awaits who will take it in Round 2.

Victoria has a secret to share with Cody

Victoria has a secret to share with Cody – Source: CBS

If you’re getting caught up on what’s happened so far, be sure to check out the HoH Round 1 spoilers and if you need details on how these rounds work I’ve got that spelled out here.

Next up in Round 2 the two players who dropped out of the hang gliding themed endurance comp will face off in a competition that we expect to feature memory recall of the entire season with a strong physical challenge behind it. These are typically not easy comps and the added-in physical element is enough to get your heart pumping and up the stress factor.

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Big Brother 16 Live Feeds: Week 13 Thursday Highlights

| September 19, 2014 at 7:30 AM EST


It’s definitely that time of the year when the Big Brother 16 Live Feeds slow way down. With only three house guests left (who actually get along), there’s not a lot going on. For example, one of the most entertaining moments of the day was a game of hide and seek. Find out what else happened on the Big Brother Feeds in the house yesterday.

Big Brother 16 Live Feed Highlights – Thursday, September 18, 2014:

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Caleb Reynolds – Big Brother 16 Eviction Interview

| September 18, 2014 at 5:00 PM EST
Caleb Reynolds on Big Brother 16

Caleb Reynolds on Big Brother 16 – Source: CBS

Loyalty may have been Caleb Reynold’s greatest strength and worst enemy as a Houseguest on Big Brother this season. He joined the Bomb Squad alliance in the first few days of the game and rode it out to the end even as its only passenger with a solid trust in Derrick. Unfortunately for his game, when Frankie was gone so was his role in the alliance.

Luckily for Caleb he keeps in mind that it was all just a game after being voted out in fourth place this week on BB16 and following his former ally Frankie out the door.

In our interview Caleb discusses that whole Amber situation, what changed for him when she left, who he hopes to see in the Final Two, and much more.

Matthew Boyer – Big Brother Network (BBN): If you had won the Power of Veto & had the only vote, would you have done the same thing and voted Cody out?

Caleb Reynolds: Yes.

BBN: What was going on for you with Amber at the start of the season?

Caleb: You know, just getting to talk to a girl that shared similarities with a similar lifestyle growing up. And her being amazingly gorgeous. All around, just made me want to get to know her more.

BBN: Once Amber was evicted you seemed to be an entirely different HG. Compare your game style/approach between when Amber was in the house and when she was gone. What changed for you?

Caleb: I would say when Amber was in the house I was probably more worried about pleasing her and being a gentleman to kind of win her over. When she left, I was not interested in anyone else like that so I got to open up and be myself more.

BBN: Given the chance to start the season over and form a new alliance with two other Houseguests, who would you pick?

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Big Brother 16: Will Frankie Grande Control The Jury?

| September 18, 2014 at 1:15 PM EST

Last night on Big Brother 16 we saw an extended scene from just before Frankie Grande was voted out of the game featuring a “Grande sized” claim. Frankie suggested that he was not only the best player in the house, but was also about to become the most powerful player in the Jury. But will he?

Big Brother 16 - Frankie throws out a threat

Big Brother 16 – Frankie throws out a threat – Source: CBS

Once Derrick did his weekly Jury Management routine of informing Frankie of his pending eviction we saw Frankie try what might either be a last ditch effort to stay or a bitter parting threat to the HGs.

Gathered in the HoH room Caleb, Cody, Derrick, and Frankie exchanged barbs as their attempt to let him down easy turned unpleasant. Well, Derrick actually managed to stay positive and avoid the lobbed verbal grenades as he was wise to do. The rest of them though? Well, read what was said.

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Diary Room: Adam Poch Previews Final Week Of Big Brother 16

| September 18, 2014 at 11:00 AM EST

Only 1 week to go… for Big Brother fans that means the long cold winter is next, and anticipation for Big Brother 17 will grow for the next 9 months. Sure we have shows like Survivor, Amazing Race, Top Chef, Big Brother Canada, as well as a plethora of scripted TV shows to get us through, but no show will ever top Big Brother for fan excitement & interaction. Before all that though, we have to see who gets the big check, who gets the little check, and who goes home with nothing (like me!!!).

Big Brother HG - Adam Poch

Big Brother HG Adam Poch – Credit: Greg P Photo

For the record – if you read my Final 4 Preview on Tuesday, I correctly predicted that Derrick would win the HoH, and Caleb would be sent packing. While Caleb may not have been the brains of the bunch (even he joked about that with Julie) – he brought us plenty of funny moments during the season (Judy Chops??) and was a Beast in competitions. His blind loyalty is what made him a desirable ally for the Hitmen, and they had their chance several times to get him out – but used him accordingly to do their dirty work, and like everyone else before them, was sent packing.

Speaking of the Hitmen – I think it was a baaaaaaad move for Cody to out the Hitmen on national TV. The last 2 people that went home, Frankie & Caleb, now head to the Jury house to tell their tales of woe to the rest of them. We got to see a little bit of the Frankie mini meltdown when he told Caleb, Derrick, and Cody that he would go to the jury house and be the one to “decide who wins the game.” He actually did have a point, but at the time he was upset at them and came off a little cocky. When he gets there – along with Caleb and they all start comparing notes, I feel like they will applaud the Hitmen’s actions – but not Cody’s tact.

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Big Brother 16: How Final HoH Competition Rounds Work

| September 18, 2014 at 10:00 AM EST

Big Brother is in its homestretch as the Final Three Houseguests look ahead to the season finale next Wednesday, but before they get there we’ve got a few more competitions. Here’s how those will work.

Big Brother 16 - Final 3 HGs

Big Brother 16 – Final 3 HGs prepare for the last competitions

The Final HoH round of the season is unique in that there are three individual competitions without any sort of nominations or Power of Veto involved. Those two elements are retired for the season. The three competition rounds typically follow a pattern which we can reliably expect again this season.

Round 1 of the Final HoH is an endurance competition where all three HGs face off. The winner of Round 1 is guaranteed a seat in the third round competition and sits out the second round.

This season’s endurance portion actually took place last night following the live eviction show. Cody, Derrick, and Victoria held on to mock hang gliders while standing with their backs against the infamous “Wall” as it did its best to toss them to the ground and out of the race. Check out our full recap of the competition which was available to watch on the Live Feed and find out who won Round 1.

Round 2 of the competitions features the two losing HGs from the first round. Typically we see a physical based memory challenge where the competitors must recall the season’s events in a certain sequence. The physical element could be climbing like last season or even underwater as in other past seasons (don’t throw your goggles off and away!).

The winner of the second competition secures the other seat in the third and final HoH round. He or she will then face off against the first round’s winner in a potentially high-stakes competition.

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