Who’s coming to the Big Brother house this summer? Today, CBS announced the new cast for season 19 of the reality TV show.
Season 19 of Big Brother debuts on CBS with a two-night premiere beginning June 28th at 8 p.m. ET/PT and continuing on June 29th at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Subscribers to CBS All Access will be able to live stream interviews with the new houseguests as of today.
Meet the 16 houseguests for season 19 of Big Brother below:
The following 16 new Houseguests will spend the summer competing for $500,000:
Christmas Abbott (35)
Hometown: Lynchburg, Va.
Current City: Raleigh, N.C.
Occupation: Fitness Superstar
Matthew Clines (33)
Hometown: Arlington, Va.
Current City: Arlington, Va.
Occupation: Renovation Consultant
Dominique Cooper (30; turns 31 on 7/11/17)
Hometown: Tuskegee, Ala.
Current City: Woodbridge, Va.
Occupation: Government Engineer
Elena Davies (26; turns 27 on 8/19/17)
Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas
Current City: Dallas, Texas
Occupation: Radio Personality
Jason Dent (37; turns 38 on 7/12/17)
Hometown: Humeston, Iowa
Current City: Humeston, Iowa
Occupation: Rodeo Clown
Jessica Graf (26)
Hometown: Cranston, R.I.
Current City: Los Angeles
Occupation: VIP Concierge
Cameron Heard (24; turns 25 on 8/27/17)
Hometown: North Aurora, Ill.
Current City: Woodridge, Ill.
Mark Jansen (26)
Hometown: Grand Island, N.Y.
Current City: Grand Island, N.Y.
Occupation: Personal Trainer
Megan Lowder (28)
Hometown: Cathedral City, Calif.
Current City: Phoenix, Ariz.
Occupation: Dog Walker
Josh Martinez (23)
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
Current City: Homestead, Fla.
Occupation: Hair Care Sales
Cody Nickson (32)
Hometown: Lake Mills, Iowa.
Current City: Plano, Texas
Occupation: Construction Sales Rep
Alex Ow (28)
Hometown: Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Current City: Camarillo, Calif.
Occupation: Eco-Friendly Marketing Rep
Jillian Parker (24)
Hometown: Celebration, Fla.
Current City: Las Vegas, Nev.
Occupation: Timeshare Sales Rep
Kevin Schlehuber (55; turns 56 on 8/7/17) (pron Sleigh-huber)
Hometown: Boston, Mass.
Current City: Boston, Mass.
Occupation: Stay-at-home dad
Ramses Soto (21) (pron Ram-zees)
Hometown: Grand Rapids, Mich.
Current City: Grand Rapids, Mich.
Occupation: Cosplay Artist
Raven Walton (23)
Hometown: DeValls Bluff, Ark.
Current City: DeValls Bluff, Ark.
Occupation: Dance Teacher
Details about the house and some of this season’s new twists will be announced shortly.
Following the two-night premiere, BIG BROTHER will air Sundays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), beginning July 2;Wednesdays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), beginning July 5; and Thursdays (9:00-10:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT), beginning July 6, featuring the live eviction show hosted by Julie Chen. Last summer, all three editions of BIG BROTHER ranked among the top 10 summer series in adults 18-49, adults 18-34 and adults 25-54.
BIG BROTHER follows a group of people living together in a house outfitted with 87 HD cameras and more than 100 microphones, recording their every move 24 hours a day. Each week someone will be voted out of the house, with the last remaining Houseguest receiving the grand prize of $500,000. BIG BROTHER is produced by Emmy Award-winning producer Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan for Fly on the Wall Entertainment, in association with Endemol Shine North America.”
What do you think? Are you a Big Brother fan? Are you excited for the new season?