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Big Brother Canada 3 Kicks Off With New Twists & Fun Outlook

| March 24, 2015 at 2:30 PM EDT

Big Brother Canada 3 kicked off last night and the season is already looking strong after two previous installments that set the bar high for a fast and furious ten week run at the money, Canadian style.

Big Brother Canada 3 airs on Global

Big Brother Canada 3 – Source: Global

If you’re a serious Big Brother fan then you must be a least a little intrigued with the recent franchise addition to our north. Now officially in its third season, Big Brother Canada has reminded us that you can tweak a core format and come out with a very strong and entertaining style of game.

In last night’s BBCAN3 premiere the sixteen Houseguests arrived to the studio in sets, just as we’re used to on BBUS, but instead of running in to face an HoH competition their first twist was ready to mix that up. Each Houseguest would act as HoH and nominate two other players with the two earning the most noms going up on the block. Predictably, two weaker players went up on the block.

Instead of everyone competing in an HoH comp six HGs faced off in the Power of Veto comp on the very first night. The winner saved herself and was able to name a renom of her own choosing which set up the next twist of the night and they don’t even know it. Viewers are busily voting today and the HG with the most votes will be evicted on Wednesday, as decided by the audience rather than the House.

By the end of the night the new Big Brother Canada cast was left wondering what would come next and they’d be doing it while sleeping on the floor. Yeah, Big Brother withheld everything from them including their luggage and all furniture in the house. They’d have to earn it all this season.

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Big Brother 17 Casting Events Announced – Dates & Locations

| March 6, 2015 at 9:00 AM EDT

The search is on for the Big Brother 17 cast and you’ve got a chance to step in front of the casting company in charge of bringing together the next batch of Big Brother Houseguests!

Julie Chen at the Big Brother house

Julie Chen at the Big Brother house – Source: CBS

Online applications for BB17 have been open and rolling since last year’s season ended, but now we have our first open casting call events being announced for an in-person opportunity.

There are benefits to both methods, in-person and online, so you’ll want to weigh your options and give special attention to advice from former Houseguest Matt Hoffman and Dan Gheesling on how to improve your chances of being cast. Don’t miss Kassting Inc.’s own list of must-read casting tips.

So far there are just a few locations and dates announced for the Big Brother 17 casting events, but I’d expect several dozen more to be released in the coming weeks so be sure to keep checking back. You can also join us on Facebook, Twitter, and by Email to receive the casting updates.

Event list last updated 4/28/15

Big Brother 17 Casting Events:

  • No more events are being held. Get your online application submitted soon!

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Big Brother HGs Jeff & Jordan Compete In Amazing Race 26 Challenge [PICS & VIDEO]

| February 25, 2015 at 2:58 PM EDT

Big Brother Houseguests Jeff Schroeder and Jordan Lloyd are returning to The Amazing Race to face a new challenge. This time around though, it’s just for fun.

Jeff & Jordan together for The Amazing Race

Jeff & Jordan together for The Amazing Race – Source: CBS

More Jejo for CBS’s reality TV? Well, it’s just a cameo this time around as the former Big Brother Houseguests and Amazing Race players caught up with TAR host Phil Keoghan for a go at an upcoming challenge. Looks like the two players had different objectives in mind.

Jeff came to redeem himself from their time on TAR ten seasons ago while Jordan is clearly still in the one-win-is-enough-for-me mode. The recently engaged couple had to dive through freezing water, crawl through the dirt, and race to the finish line in this practice round if they wanted to make up for past TAR mistakes.

It’s pretty funny to see them lined up against children, but hey, it’s every man, woman, and child for themselves when it comes to Amazing Race, right? Jeff is off in a flash while Jordan immediately sits down to slide gently in to the water before helping the children along the obstacle course. It’s classic.

Does Jeff get his TAR win? Will Jordan ever make it to the finish line? Can their engagement survive the depths of TAR? Check out the pics and video below to find out!

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Big Brother 17 Casting Events Kick Off This Week

| February 23, 2015 at 7:45 PM EDT

Big Brother 17 casting is officially in full swing this week with the debut of the open call auditions starting this weekend. Think you’ve got what it takes to be part of the next Big Brother cast?

Julie Chen hosts Big Brother

Julie Chen hosts Big Brother – Source: CBS

The annual rush of Big Brother auditions (event list) is underway with the first open call event in Concho, OK on Saturday, February 28th. After that we’ve got a few weeks of quiet until the next posted event is held in mid-March in Maine. Luckily there are a lot more options heading our way.

Those preferring to submit applications online still have that option as well but you will not want to wait as the online application deadline has been set for April 24, 2015.

Big Brother casting director Robyn Kass has been very active on Twitter over the past few weeks working to promote the upcoming casting season and she’s promised Big Brother Hopefuls even more in-person opportunities to get their foot in the door.


Robyn also offered a Big Brother casting Q&A opportunity last week on Twitter so you can read through that here and see if there are any nuggets of knowledge that are useful to your application plans.

Best of luck to everyone who decides to audition for Big Brother 17! We can’t wait to meet the new cast in just a few more months when the new season arrives.

Keep checking this site and the official BB Casting site for more details

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Zach Rance Updates Fans On Life After Big Brother

| February 9, 2015 at 11:45 AM EDT

Big Brother found a standout Houseguest this past season with Zach Rance who added a lot of entertainment factor to the BB16 summer. Now in a new interview Zach is revealing his latest adventures and what’s on his horizon including his thoughts on another season.

Zach Rance on Big Brother 16

Zach Rance on Big Brother 16 – Source: CBS

Since leaving the Big Brother house we’ve seen Zach remain very busy both with a potential entertaining career but also his charity work to help those around him. Now he’s back on television with a return to CBS’s “Bold & Beautiful” and as Rance tells HuffPo, it could grow to something more:

I’m really excited to be back on “B&B.” I’m playing a Forrester Creations employee. For now, it’s just one episode; but who knows if it’ll turn into something bigger? I would love to play a villain on “B&B.” That would be amazing. But I don’t think I’m allowed to say a whole lot about the part right now.

As for keeping his fans entertained outside of TV appearances Zach is proud that his single, Sawagoo, topped the charts on Amazon and climbed nicely to #48 on iTunes as well. Zach is also doing his weekly “Zach Rance Live” shows through YouTube for even more Froot Looping fun.

Could we ever hope to see Zach back in the Big Brother house? Oh you know it. “Of course! Definitely! I’m going to re-watch Dr. Will Kirby’s seasons and observe and learn from the best. And, hopefully, bring it to “Big Brother All-Stars” and win $500,000,” says Zach on if he’d consider another season.

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There’s a lot more interesting discussions in his interview that makes it definitely worth reading for all Big Brother fans. My favorite aside just might be his admission that there’s one thing he wishes he hadn’t done: stealing that cue ball. Team America strikes again.

Source: HuffPo

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9 Must-Read Big Brother 17 Casting Tips From Robyn Kass

| February 3, 2015 at 5:00 PM EDT

With the announcement of the first Big Brother 17 open call casting events I thought it’d be worth dusting off this list of 9 Must-Read Tips for your audition or application video.

Big Brother Casting Director Robyn Kass has released a funny and informative video filled with casting tips and cameos. For those serious about getting inside the BB17 house this summer this is a must-watch as we close in on the 2014 casting season.

Robyn Kass of Kassting Inc.

Robyn Kass – Source: YouTube

Robyn runs down the list of what to do and what to not do in your submission video. We’ve broken out Robyn’s top Big Brother 17 casting tips here so you can prepare and be ready to do your best.

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