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[06/29/05 - 12:00 AM]
CBS Reveals the Identites of the 14 New Houseguests Competing in "Big Brother 6"

[via press release from CBS]

CBS REVEALS THE IDENTITES OF THE 14 NEW HOUSEGUESTS COMPETING IN "BIG BROTHER 6"

Sixth Installment of Series Premieres on Thursday, July 7th on the CBS Television Network

All New "Big Brother 6" Twist Revealed

Houseguests Will Move into a Brand-New Home and Location

Julie Chen Returns as Host

CBS announced today the identities of the 14 houseguests who will compete in BIG BROTHER 6, as well as the new creative twist that will play out during the summer broadcasts.

This is the BIG BROTHER 6 Summer of Secrets. There are secrets in the house, secrets in the game, and this summer -- every houseguest has a secret.

For the first time, every houseguest will be entering the house and playing the game with a secret partner -- someone they know from the outside world. Friends, co-workers and significant others will play the Big Brother game as secret duos. The twist is that each secret team believes that they are the only pair in the house (pairings will be revealed to TV viewers during the first live broadcast on July 14). Each twosome knows that if they can keep their secret and end up being the last two people in the house, the winner will win $1,000,000, the biggest cash prize in Big Brother history, with the second place finisher winning $250,000. If a twosome does not make it to the final two, the winner will win $500,000.

"Big Brother" follows a group of people living together in a house outfitted with dozens of cameras and microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. One by one, the houseguests will vote each other out of the house. At the end of three months, the last remaining houseguest will receive the grand prize.

This season, houseguests will move into a brand-new two-story home, including a built-in pool and Jacuzzi in the backyard. Like the contestants that will inhabit it, the new house is also full of secrets and surprises that will be unveiled throughout the summer.

BIG BROTHER 6 debuts on Thursday, July 7 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Following the premiere, BIG BROTHER 6 will be broadcast each week on Tuesdays (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT), Thursdays (8:00-9:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) and Saturdays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT). The Thursday broadcast, hosted by Julie Chen, will feature the live eviction of one of the houseguests.

Following are the 14 houseguests, listed across in alphabetical order, who will compete in BIG BROTHER 6:

Maggie Ausburn, 26
Las Vegas, NV
Single
Emergency Room Nurse

Beau Beasley, 25
Pembroke Pines, FL
Single
Personal Shopper

Ivette Corredero, 25
Miami Beach, FL
Single
Waitress

Michael Donnellan, 28
Orange County, CA
Single
Artist

Ashlea Evans, 22
Plantation, FL
Single
Fashion Design Student

Howie Gordon, 34
Chicago, IL
Single
Meteorology Student

Sarah Hrejsa, 22
Chicago, IL
Single
Retail Manager

April Lewis, 30
Dallas, TX
Newlywed
Pharmaceutical Sales Rep.

Eric Littmann, 36
Boston, MA
Married Dad
Firefighter

Janelle Pierzina, 25
Miami Beach, FL
Single
VIP Cocktail Waitress

Rachel Plencner, 33
Parker, CO
Single
Horse Breeder

James Rhine, 29
Atlanta, GA
Single
Loss Prevention Manager

Kaysar Ridha, 24
Irvine, CA
Single
Graphic Designer

Jennifer Vasquez, 27
Plano, TX
Single
Arena Football League Dancer

BIG BROTHER 6 is produced by Arnold Shapiro & Allison Grodner Productions, in association with Endemol U.S.A.

For more information on BIG BROTHER 6 and the new 14 houseguests, log on to www.cbs.com.





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