or


[08/12/05 - 12:00 AM]
America Chooses Kaysar Ridha as Their Favorite Evicted Player to Return to the Big Brother 6 House!

[via press release from CBS]

AMERICA CHOOSES KAYSAR RIDHA AS THEIR FAVORITE EVICTED PLAYER TO RETURN TO THE BIG BROTHER 6 HOUSE!

Kaysar Received The Most Votes From Viewers Online And Via Text Messaging To Secure Him A Place Back In The Game

Sarah Hresja Is The Fifth Person Evicted From The Big Brother House

LOS ANGELES, CALIF. � American television viewers have chosen Kaysar Ridha as their favorite evicted player to return to the BIG BROTHER 6 house. Results of the America's Choice poll were announced tonight by Host Julie Chen on the live BIG BROTHER 6 broadcast. With over 5 million votes cast, the 24-year-old graphic designer, an Iraqi-American from Irvine, Calif., received 82% of the vote to secure him a second chance at the game. Following Julie�s announcement, Kaysar immediately returned to the house where he received a warm welcome.

Tonight�s live broadcast also saw Sarah Hresja leave the house as the fifth person evicted. She was interviewed by Julie Chen about her experience.

Since the show premiered on July 7, Kaysar Ridha, Eric Littmann, Michael Donnellan and Ashlea Evans were evicted from the Big Brother house. Unbeknownst to the houseguests, they were sequestered in separate locations and cut off from the outside world with a chance to return to the game. It was announced during last week�s Thursday live broadcast that �Big Brother� viewers had the power to change the outcome of BIG BROTHER 6 by voting one of the evictees back into the game. Ashlea left sequester and was not eligible to return.

Sarah�s fate was sealed by a vote of 6-1 for her eviction. After she and her boyfriend James were blindsided by their allies and nominated for eviction by Howie, the HOH, James won the Power of Veto competition for the fourth week in a row and removed himself from the chopping block. Howie nominated Ivette to take James� place.

As part of the twist that is playing throughout the summer broadcasts, each of the 14 houseguests who originally entered the house believed they were the only one playing the game with a secret partner (friends, co-workers and significant others). Over time, the houseguests figured out the pairs on their own. As of tonight, the only remaining pairs in the house are Beau and Ivette, Howie and Rachel and Jennifer and April. In order to win the biggest cash prize in Big Brother history, it is up to the partners to keep their pairing intact and end up the last two people in the house, as the winner will collect $1,000,000 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.

For more information about the aftermath of Sarah�s eviction from BIG BROTHER 6, tune in to �The Early Show� tomorrow morning where she will be interviewed by Julie Chen. Viewers can also log on to www.cbs.com and watch her live on "Housecalls: The Big Brother Talk Show" with Marcellas and Gretchen at 1:00 PM ET/10:00 AM PT.

BIG BROTHER 6 is 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, features the live eviction of one of the houseguests.

The Houseguests

Maggie Ausburn, 26, Las Vegas
Beau Beasley, 25, Pembroke Pines, Fla.
Ivette Corredero, 25, Miami Beach, Fla.
Michael Donnellan, 28, Raised in Europe -- Evicted 7/21
Ashlea Evans, 22, Plantation, Fla. -- Evicted 7/14
Howie Gordon, 34, Chicago
Sarah Hrejsa, Chicago -- Evicted 8/11
April Lewis, 30, Dallas
Eric Littman, 36, Las Vegas -- Evicted 7/28
Janelle Pierzina, 25, Miami Beach, Fla.
Rachel Plencner, 33, Parker, Colo.
James Rhine, 29, Atlanta Geor.
Kaysar Ridha, 24, Irvine, Calif. -- Evicted 8/4; Returned to the house 8/11
Jennifer Vasquez, 27, Plano Tex.





  [august 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· BIG BROTHER (CBS)





[06/24/16 - 11:08 AM]
James Earl Joins "Scream Queens" in the Series Regular Role of "Candy Striper"
Set in a hospital, where some of the most fascinating and bizarre medical cases are under observation, Earl is one of the new male leads opposite recently announced Emmy Award nominee John Stamos and Taylor Lautner.

[06/24/16 - 10:51 AM]
Hulu's Fall 2016 Slate
The streaming service confirms dates for "The Mindy Project" (October 4), "Chance" (October 19), "Shut Eye" (December 7) and more!

[06/24/16 - 09:30 AM]
"Good Witch" Season Finale Delivers Hallmark Channel's Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Episode of the Season
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, June 19.

[06/24/16 - 09:01 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Sparks CBS Victory
The Eye claims the top spot in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/24/16 - 08:32 AM]
Third Season of Emmy-Nominated Amazon Original Series "Annedroids" is Now Available on Prime Video
The series spotlights, through trial and error, how science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) can inspire children to do great things.

[06/24/16 - 08:23 AM]
Queen Latifah and Flavor Unit Tap Actor Anthony Anderson to Reveal "The Best Place To Be" in New Travel Channel Series
The series follows Hollywood's hottest A-List celebrities as they share the best places to eat, drink, shop and sightsee at their most favorite international destinations.

[06/24/16 - 07:30 AM]
VH1's Hit Series "Basketball Wives LA" Returns Sunday July 17th at 9:00 PM ET/PT
Returning cast members include Shaunie O'Neal, Tami Roman, Jackie Christie, Malaysia Pargo, Brandi Maxiell and Angel Brinks.

[06/24/16 - 07:19 AM]
NBA Superstar LeBron James and Business Partner Maverick Carter Draft a Winning Lineup for New CNBC Series "Cleveland Hustles"
The series teams four successful Cleveland business leaders with local entrepreneurs looking for an investment to launch their own brick-and-mortar stores.

[06/23/16 - 05:44 PM]
CBS to Encore "American Gothic" Series Premiere This Sunday
Said rebroadcast will replace the previously announced repeat of "Elementary" at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/23/16 - 05:31 PM]
YouTube Orders Lionsgate Television's Dance Drama Series "Step Up," Inspired by Global Movie Phenomenon
Adam Shankman, Jennifer Gibgot and Meredith Milton, all producers of the original films, will executive produce the series, along with Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum.

[06/23/16 - 04:50 PM]
Video: Watch Now - The Full Series Premiere of "Any Given Wednesday with Bill Simmons"
The pay channel has released the entire debut episode online.

[06/23/16 - 02:11 PM]
Aimee Garcia Joins "Lucifer" in Series Regular Role of "Ella"
She's set as the department's new forensic scientist... and she sure does love her job.

[06/23/16 - 02:01 PM]
Hulu's "Casual" Renewed for Third Season
In addition, Jason Reitman has signed a first look deal with Hulu for all television related projects.

[06/23/16 - 01:24 PM]
IFC's "Documentary Now!" Makes Sense with Maya Rudolph
In "Test Pattern," Rudolph joins series' regulars Fred Armisen and Bill Hader on the stage as they perform one of the greatest concerts that never really happened.

[06/23/16 - 01:17 PM]
Bravo Media Announces Inaugural Awards Special "The Bravos" Premiering on Wednesday, July 20 at 10PM ET/PT
The inaugural celebration will feature a show-stopping performance of "Pretty Mess" by Erika Jayne and appearances from both celebrity and Bravolebrity guests.