Tonight On Big Brother 17: Season Premiere On CBS – Update: Grodner Says 2 Guests Arrive Premiere Week

Tonight on Big Brother 17 the season premiere is here with a two-night event delivering back to back nights of debut episodes when the fourteen new Houseguests move in to their new summer home.

Julie Chen hosts Big Brother 17 premiere
Julie Chen hosts Big Brother 17 premiere – Source: CBS

Big Brother airs tonight at 8/7c on CBS with an hour long episode where we’ll see the new faces step inside the front door and scramble to find a bed and an ally, but what about those twists?

With two nights of BB17 episodes in the premiere we don’t know for sure when or how the “Big Brother Takeover” twist will go to work on the Houseguests so that’ll be a surprise.

Last year by this time we had our backyard bikini photos and even a sneak peek at the first Head of Household competition, neither of which have appeared this summer. Looks like Big Brother is keeping the lid on what’s going on in there. Speaking of what’s going on in there, do you have your Live Feeds yet? Sign-up now and be ready to watch after Thursday’s show when the Feeds launch.

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Update: Grodner tells ET the number of Houseguests was intentionally low and we’ll get two “guests” during this week’s premiere episodes, per the new twist. Considering we already know who those two are likely to be it also seems likely they could be at least semi-permanent additions to the season.


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  1. Give me a big” B”
    give me a big “I”
    give me a big”G”
    give me a big “B”
    give me a big “R”
    give me a big “O”
    give me a big “T”
    give me a big “H”
    give me a big “E”
    give me a big “R”.

    What do you have?
    Big Brother
    Big Brother
    I can’t hear you.
    Say it again.
    One more time now.
    That’s what I’m talkin’ about.

      • Is that the only color you dream in? So peaceful. At least it isn’t wet. Alrighty then, later,

      • ROFLMAO! I keep thinking about “Blue Lagoon” whenever Cyril mentions the Blue Dream.

      • I laughed so hard, my soda-pop came out of my nose! That has never happened before! Karen, you KILL me. And I sure am glad you get my humor!

      • Sorry! I love your humor. Glad you get my corny wit.
        This is really me, Sharona, but I went to the new thread and was upvoting some people and someone posted using my moniker and avatar. I’m not posting anything on that thread because I don’t want any confusion. As a matter of fact, I’m not posting anything else until I figure out what to do. Have fun tonight.

      • What the heck is up with that? I hope you can get it straightened out SOON. Take care…hope to see you tomorrow!

      • I went off the site and clicked back on the thread and my avatar and moniker had been replaced by Captain555. Very, very odd. I was having a hard time just letting all the info from the show soak in. I’m going to watch certain parts again to try and get a better understanding. Night showgirl, Sharona!

      • One thing I notice over the year, Explorer seems to have problem with Disqus. If you can, use Chrome. Or usually reloading the page solve those problem.

      • There were definitely some wires crossed somewhere.
        I was literally hitting or had just hit the upvote button for a post from you and a post appeared from me(not) that I hadn’t sent. That happened last year before I got my Disqus acct, but not since, so it scared me a little.On the advice of a friend, I finally did log out of the thread and reloaded. My moniker and avatar were gone and your’s were there instead. IDK, maybe you posted at the exact same time I upvoted you or something weird like that. Thanks, Capt for looking out for me.:)

  2. Wish it was on for two hours tonight. I just hope it’s not 7 competing for HOH tonight and 7 tomorrow. That would mean 2 like last year and I didn’t like it. Oh how I wish the feeds started tonight.

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