Big Brother season 23 is right around the corner. Host Julie Chen Moonves returns with a cast of 16 contestants all competing for the $500,000 prize. Let us have a quick overview of what exactly is Big Brother?

Big Brother follows a group of HouseGuests who live together in a "house" that is totally isolated from the outside world – no movies, music, TV, phones. The twist? The contestants are under 24/7 video surveillance. Every so often, the contestants vote one member out of the house to be eliminated. Voting continues until there's just one contestant left who becomes the winner of the show and takes home the cash prize of $500,000 prize.

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The theme of Big Brother season 23 is "Big Brother beach club," according to executive producer Allison Grodner. “We really wanted to bring a sense of adventure and vacation fun and a club atmosphere to the house. So it’s got this casino meets beach, Monte Carlo meets beach club, meets Vegas, kind of feel to it," Grodner told Us Weekly.

Big Brother Season 23 Release Date

Big Brother season 23 will release on July 7, 2021, at 8 pm ET, on CBS. The first episode is scheduled to run for 90 minutes. After this, the show will fall into its usual pattern of releasing new episodes every Sunday, Wednesday, and Thursday, starting from July 11, 2021 (Sunday).

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Big Brother season 23: Where to watch?

The latest episode of Big Brother will be available on CBS on the above-mentioned time. You can also catch it on the official website of CBS and the CBS app. The episode will be available on Paramount+, YouTube TV, Apple TV, Fubo TV, DirecTV, and Google Play. Canadian viewers can catch the season premiere on Global TV. Moreover, you can purchase individual episodes or an entire season on Amazon Prime Video,  Vudu, and iTunes.

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Big Brother Season 23 Cast

Season 23 has brought together an interesting group of people from all over the USA. There are eight female and eight male contestants, ranging between the ages of 21 to 40 years.

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Female contestants: Alyssa Lopez, Azah Awasum, Britini D’Angelo, Claire Rehfuss, Hannah Chaddha, Sarah Steagall, Tiffany Mitchell, Whitney Williams.

Male contestants: Brent Champagne, Brandon “Frenchie” French, Christian Birkenberger, Derek Xiao, Derek Frazier, Kyland Young, Travis Long, Xavier Prather.

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