You know you’re getting close to the premiere of Big Brother 16 when CBS releases its new logo design for the upcoming season.
Just spotted in the wild, well the wild of social media, the new Big Brother logo features a freestyle, silly text style similar to what we saw last year. Not that this is a bad thing, unless you demand discipline and rigid, straight lines in your logos!
The new BB16 logo from CBS will likely be featured in commercials and the CBS website soon as it has already on their official Twitter account.
What do you think of the new design? Does it help get you excited for the new season as a lead in to what’s to come? Don’t forget to join us on Facebook, Twitter, and by Email to get the latest Big Brother 16 updates, spoilers, and news all season!
Open casting has ended and finalists are being selected as we head toward the June 25, 2014 season premiere. Are you ready?!
We never doubted CBS would send BBAD back to TVGN for BB16 as Zap2It is reporting, but many fans of the old school SHO2 version had been holding out hopes. Last season BBAD was plagued with disruptive censoring after moving from a premium cable home on Showtime to more basic cable with TVGN. Fortunately the experience did improve slightly as the season progressed, but it was still bad enough that many viewers remained frustrated.
Big Brother fans looking for an uncensored look this summer will need to check out the Big Brother 16 Live Feed which will again be hosted by CBS and won’t have audio drop outs for F-bombs and obscenities of the sort. Of course the casting could bring in a more mild-mouthed bunch or production could enforce a little more rules on language a la Big Brother Canada, but I don’t think that’s going to happen.
What do you think of Big Brother After Dark returning to TVGN for a second straight year? Do you like getting free access to the channel or would you rather pay for an uncensored view inside the house? Share your thoughts below as we prepare for the new season to begin!
Update: CBS has released additional schedule details for when BBAD will air on TVGN. They’ve added longer hours, but with a jumpy schedule through the week so pay close attention to the details.
This season, TVGN will expand BIG BROTHER: AFTER DARK with even more air time throughout the summer. Beginning Thursday, June 26, BIG BROTHER: AFTER DARK will air seven nights a week (11:00 PM-2:00 AM, live ET on Monday and Tuesday; 12:00 AM-2:00 AM, live ET on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday; and 1:00 AM-3:00 AM, live ET on Thursday).
Are you excited for more BBAD or will you stick to the Live Feeds?
While we always anticipated the Feeds would be back it’s still always good to have the news confirmed. CBS is again maintaining control of the subscription service as it did last year following its break from Real’s SuperPass following more than a decade of working with the Seattle based organization.
CBS informed those of use who refer Big Brother 16 sign-ups to the Live Feeds through the season that they’d be sharing more details with us in early May. This sounds like a marked improvement over a seemingly tight, last-minute schedule we faced in rolling out details and previews to readers here on the site last summer. As far as we know, Canada fans will again have access.
Since we are a referring affiliate we hope you’ll choose to sign-up for the Live Feeds through our site’s links and banners when things open up. You don’t pay a penny more when using our links, but CBS pays us a commission for the referral and that’s how we can afford to run the site, keep an awesome team of writers, and provide you constant coverage throughout the season. We greatly appreciate your support!
You can be notified as soon as more details are available by signing up for our email updates, joining us on Facebook, and following us on Twitter. We will send out details on any Early Bird preseason sales when CBS tells us more about what the Live Feeds will feature this season and any new surprises. Are you ready for BB16?!
The Big Brother 16 cast hopefuls have nearly all been collected up by Kassting Inc. as the open-call events are down to one final event next week and the online application window closes this Friday, April 25, 2014.
After initially setting its deadline back in early April, Big Brother’s casting team extended the deadline by several weeks giving BB16 hopefuls an extra shot at making it inside the house. Considering the audition events continued for nearly a month past the previous application deadline this move to give potential cast members more time made a lot of sense. Now we’ll have to wait and see who made the cut for the 2014 season.
The Big Brother 16 start date is set for another early season return on June 25, 2014. We’re just a couple of months away from meeting a whole new group of HouseGuests and getting to know their smiling faces and sneaky ways!
Best of luck to everyone who has applied and if you’ve been sitting on that application then do it right now! The application is very short and you can easily upload everything you need to be considered. And remember, if you are lucky enough to hear back then do not post any details or share your excitement. That’s a quick way to be disqualified from making the cut! Good luck, future Big Brother 16 HGs!
Update: Received word from a friend of ED’s that he’s resting up today. No word on his condition, but “resting” is better than the alternative.
Sorry people, I shouldn't have posted that pic last night. I was out of it, still am. I think I'm ok, been sleeping, don't feel so great now
— Evel Dick Donato (@EvelDick) April 18, 2014
Evel says he was riding his bike home when he was possibly struck by a car.
Big Brother winner Evel Dick posted news on his Twitter profile last night of a serious head injury, speculating it might have been caused by being hit by a car.
Pretty sure I got hit by a car, but I have no memory of what happened… at all. Pretty sure I have a concussion too pic.twitter.com/PSK112ZPMm
— Evel Dick Donato (@EvelDick) April 18, 2014
Despite pleas from fans Dick indicated he was at home rather than at the hospital for emergency medical attention where he should have been. “I probly [sic] need stitches and should be at the hospital, but I barely made it home. Man, am I gonna have a headache tomorrow,” said Evel on Twitter.
In his last update of the night ED said he wasn’t drunk, “I had 2 beers all night, no not drunk.” That’s all we’ve heard from him since the incident, but we’re anxiously awaiting some update of his safety and well-being. He might be a cantankerous Big Brother alumni, but he’s an important one and we hope he is doing okay.
You can see the picture below that Evel Dick shared of his head injury, but it is rough so skip it if you’d rather not see something of that nature.
Big Brother alumni came together this weekend to support a great cause in Reality Rally, a breast cancer fundraiser event. The annual event brings together a LOT of reality stars including a huge bunch of Big Brother stars that include all those familiar faces you see in the picture above.
Check out these pictures shared by some of our favorite former HGs and see who all made it to the event. For a little extra drama, remember this was the event that declined participation by GinaMarie and Amanda. These photos are like a trip down Big Brother memory lane including the original Big Brother winner, Eddie McGee!
Update: More pics added from recent HG shares.
Reality Rally overview:
Image source: Twitter