"BIG BROTHER: OVER THE TOP" BEGINS STREAMING LIVE EXCLUSIVELY ON CBS ALL ACCESS AS A NEW GROUP OF HOUSEGUESTS MOVE IN, ON WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28
New Digital Edition of the Hit Series Will Bring Fans All-New Elements
Designed for Multi-platform Audiences
September 1, 2016 - CBS Interactive today announced the official title and premiere date for the upcoming digital edition of BIG BROTHER. Developed exclusively for CBS All Access, the CBS Television Network's digital subscription video on demand and live streaming service, BIG BROTHER: OVER THE TOP will begin streaming live on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 10:00 PM ET/7:00 PM PT. Julie Chen is the host.
BIG BROTHER: OVER THE TOP will welcome an all-new cast of Houseguests to the BIG BROTHER House in a 10-week season that reimagines the BIG BROTHER format for multi-platform audiences. Fans will have more opportunities to engage with the Houseguests, while also having access to all the BIG BROTHER interactive features they love - 24/7 live feeds, chat and impact votes, plus a weekly one-hour episode with live evictions and more.
"We are very excited to embark on this new adventure for BIG BROTHER," said Executive Producer Allison Grodner. With the unique streaming format, not only will viewers get to see everything play out live, including ceremonies and competitions, but the audience will also participate in the show like never before. Each week will offer unprecedented interactive opportunities that will have an immediate impact on the game."
Additional details for BIG BROTHER: OVER THE TOP will be announced at a later date. Developed expressly for digital audiences, the new digital edition of BIG BROTHER marks CBS All Access's third original content effort, in addition to the upcoming original series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY and the spinoff of "The Good Wife."
In addition to the CBS All Access edition this fall, BIG BROTHER will continue to be broadcast on the CBS Television Network during the summer.
BIG BROTHER: OVER THE TOP and the CBS Television Network's summer series are produced by Emmy Award-winning producer Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan for Fly on the Wall Entertainment, in association with Endemol Shine North America.
About BIG BROTHER: OVER THE TOP:
Developed exclusively for CBS All Access, BIG BROTHER: OVER THE TOP 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, Houseguests will be evicted, and at the end the last remaining Houseguest will receive the grand prize of $250,000.
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On the web: http://www.cbs.com/shows/big-brother-over-the-top/
Host on Twitter: @JulieChen