Are you still watching? Will you be able to? Is the Big Brother TV show cancelled or renewed for a 21st season on CBS? The television vulture is watching all the latest TV cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Big Brother, season 21. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?
What’s This TV Show About?
A CBS competitive reality TV series, hosted by Julie Chen, Big Brother typically airs three nights a week — Wednesdays (veto), Thursdays (eviction), and Sundays. In the 20th season, the new contestants are: Steve Arienta, Sam Bledsoe, Haleigh Broucher, Kaycee Clark, Tyler Crispen, Bayleigh Dayton, Kaitlyn Herman, Winston Hines, Angel “Rockstar” Lantry, JC Monduix, Brett Robinson, Angela Rummans, Scottie Salton, Faysal Shafaat, Rachel Swindler, and Chris “Swaggy C” Williams.
Big Brother follows a group of people living together in a house outfitted with 94 HD cameras and 113 microphones, recording their every move 24 hours a day. Each week someone is voted out of the house. The last remaining Houseguest wins the grand prize of $500,000.
Season 20 Ratings
The Wednesday editions of 20th season of Big Brother averaged a 1.51 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 5.47 million viewers. Compared to Wednesday editions of season 19, that’s down by 20% and 14%, respectively.
The Thursday editions averaged a 1.49 in the demo with 5.34 million viewers. Compared to Thursday episodes from season 19, that’s down by 18% and 11%, respectively.
The Sunday editions averaged a 1.48 in the demo with 5.44 million viewers. Compared to Sunday episodes from season 19, that’s down by 17% and 11%, respectively.
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Will CBS cancel or renew Big Brother for season 21? It has long been one of the best performing summertime shows on CBS, so unless it all falls apart this season, Big Brother is unlikely to be cancelled. We already know that a celebrity edition will air this winter. I’ll keep an eye on the Nielsens and update this page, as more ratings dating rolls in. Subscribe for free Big Brother cancellation or renewal alerts.
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