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This site is about the Big Brother 18 feeds and contains spoilers! It isn't necessarily thorough: it's what I catch and/or what interests me. It's about watching hamsters: who's doing what and why. Thanks for encouraging my behavior.
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[40] nights without a sleepwalking incident
Last was: 8/3 10.11am (discussed 10.17am, 2.46pm, 2.50pm)


Who should get a prize or power? One win per hamster
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#1 Never-not Pass
 > Natalie
#2 Nullify two votes
 > James
#3 1 week immunity + costume
 > Nicole
#4 Co-HOH select 1 nominee
 > Michelle
#5 $5k to bribe someone
 > Corey - given to Victor


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Power Status
Corey was Head of Household
Nicole won veto/didn't use
Paul and Victor were nominated

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Somebody is Head of Household
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Have-nots are over

Upcoming Events
Monday morning: Taping for Monday night's After Dark
Monday: Taped eviction show to air Tuesday, feeds may be down up to 36 hours
Tuesday: Final veto comp, tiny table is due

Remaining shows:
Tuesday, September 13 8pm: Veto comp, eviction, HOH comp (taped Monday September 12)
Wednesday, September 14 8pm: Final veto, live eviction, begin final HOH Part 1
Friday, September 16 8pm: Season highlights?
Wednesday, September 21 9.30pm: Finale

September 28: New Big Brother season exclusively on All Access

Show Schedule
Sunday 8pm, Wednesday 8pm, and live eviction Thursday 9pm on CBS (Global in Canada)

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Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday midnight to 3am, Tuesday 11pm to 3am, Thursday 1am to 3am on Pop (Slice in Canada)

HOHs in order
Nicole; Paulie; Bridgette; Paulie; James; Paul; Victor; Corey; Victor; Natalie/won + Michelle/awarded; Nicole; Victor; Corey

Veto wins in order
Paul; Paulie; Bridgette; Corey; Michelle; Paulie; Paulie; Corey; Victor; Paul; Nicole; Corey; Nicole

Battle Back wins in order
Jozea; Victor; Victor; Victor

Roadkill wins in order
Frank; Victor; Frank; Tiffany

Evictions in order
Glenn (no vote); Jozea 7-4-0; Victor 9-1-0; Bronte 5-4-0; Tiffany 8-0-0; Frank 9-0; Da'Vonne 6-2; Zakiyah 3-2; Bridgette 5-1; Paulie 5-0; Victor 2-1; Michelle 3-2; Natalie 3-0

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Big Brother OTT, Australian Survivor, BB Australia

We now have more info on the fall season: it will be called Big Brother Over The Top and it will premiere September 28 at 7pm PT/10pm ET.. the press release says the new hamsters will move in that same day, and promises we'll be able to "see everything play out live, including ceremonies and competitions" and that there will be viewer voting power - that might mean fluff votes or it might be something substantial

Of course it'll have 24/7 live feeds, plus a weekly one-hour episode with live evictions on Wednesdays, hosted by Julie.. it's scheduled to run 10 weeks, grand prize will be $250,000, and it'll be exclusively on All Access.. sign up now and you'll be set to watch the rest of BB18 play out plus Flashback to replay anything on the feeds all season as well as the new fall season, along with zillions of CBS shows including BB1 thru BB18.. use promo code FALLACCESS thru September 16 to get one month free


Australia's premiere season of Survivor is underway, and is getting good reviews and positive comparisons to early USA seasons.. you can watch online at Australian Survivor official site.. outside Australia, use HideMyAss and connect to an Australian server

Unfortunately, Big Brother Australia is on hiatus, possibly permanently, but they used to do the hamsters-in-a-house concept better than most.. their 2013 season is my all-time favorite BB ever, and I can't recommend it highly enough.. here's the premiere to get you hooked started.. all episodes are on YouTube but from a few different uploaders.. there is a playlist but it skips a few episodes, so just YouTube search: Big Brother Australia 2013 and remember which ep you're on.. I promise you won't regret it

Day 90 - Monday, September 12

So long, Victor

They were woken early and found tie-dye kits and Play-doh with their fresh batteries, and they wondered what it all meant when they returned to their beds.. we know it meant they were expected to be crafty for a few hours to tape tonight's After Dark before they tape Victor's eviction show this evening

A formal announcement about feeds being down until after that episode airs Tuesday night didn't come, but we know how it works even if the hamsters don't

Meanwhile if you've enjoyed this site and/or my tweets, or gotten some use from either this season, you can use this downtime to do some Amazon shopping and help me a bit without costing you anything extra.. start your shopping trip from my Amazon portal for Amazon USA or Canada anytime - thank you!

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Day 89 - Sunday, September 11

Another hug, another scandal or two

They had their final standalone veto meeting a day early because of the Monday eviction taping and as expected, Nicole did not use it.. everyone was in fine and high spirits afterwards, including Paul and Victor.. James said he'd been ready with open arms for a hug from Nicole but she pushed past him because she was worried she'd hurt Paul's and/or Victor's feelings.. she apologized to James and they both laughed as they completed the hug

Nicole then told Corey and James "I would gladly lose $500,000 to you two.. I hope one of you two wins America's Favorite and if I don't, I hope the other one wins $500,000".. James replied to them both, "if y'all win, don't forget about what we uh.." and he made a money hand gesture.. Corey said "oh yeah, oh yeah" and James said "I'll give you my address and uh.. no I'm just playing" --cut to fishies

Paul and Victor worked on their nominee speeches that included some well-placed zings for the others.. hopefully those won't be edited before the show airs but they easily could be - they've been taking pains to cut away from things like inappropriate James stories lately in a transparent protection racket

Meanwhile my late night tweet about Victor's photo shoot shirt (in Lines of the Day below) and a Reddit post by a supposed friend or relative of Victor's about him being "forced into the Latin lothario role" has everyone losing their collective minds again.. I worked up and posted a rant below based from all that (you have to admit I've been pretty good about not doing that kind of thing this season)

The rest of the day was more of the same: the usual napping/eating cycles, cards, The Paul and Victor Comedy Show, third wheel James hanging on and butting in here or there, and endless speculation about their schedule for this week and next, but only feedsters and finalists know how all that works.. James and Nicole kept trying to plug in the bits and pieces they know about from having been jurors, but none of them have come up with the actual schedule yet.. they did figure out there's probably an eviction Monday since they had their veto meeting today.. they forgot they'll (probably) be taping a morning block for After Dark to air Monday night.. between that taping and airing, Victor will be shaking Julie's hand for the third and final time

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Welcome to Big Brother

There seems to be more uproar and outrage about this season being "rigged" than ever, which is confusing.. I figure most everyone in this "community" have been "connected" for several years now but I guess people forget.. people are also outraged about the vets and their games, particularly these last two standing, but I figure we dodged some major bullets as far as some of the has-beens they could have brought back, but that's another issue

Big Brother is a reality show but that's never been synonymous with reality.. I was always drawn to the behind-the-curtain aspect of feeds but the unreal way they edited the potentially very serious near-walkout by the entire cast on BB1 into a cutesy fluff segment on CBS way back in 2000 is what really hooked me.. on BB6 I spent most of my time and energy documenting the horrific things said by "The Friendship" alliance on feeds because they were being portrayed as angelic heroes on CBS

By the time BB7 All-Stars came along, there was so much transparent fakery going on (including multiple pre-show alliances), it was ridiculous, and comical.. I always figured it was because those 2nd timers could be trusted to play along and keep their mouths shut, so why not put that to use and try to make a "better" TV show?

Now we've got feedsters losing their minds over pre-show alliances (again), Diary scripting, Diary meddling, comps favoring certain hamsters over others, pre-season photo shoot wardrobes, character "roles" and more.. some of the claims for this and recent seasons are ludicrous including one about cables spotted on the ground during last week's skating comp - of course there are going to be cables, it's a television set! And some of them are valid, but none of them are anything new or even surprising.. for one thing, production's priority is where the money is (as it should be), and that's the TV show.. for another, this isn't classed as a game show so it's not subject to those strict anti-rigging laws.. and finally, the entire concept of "Big Brother" itself is unfair by definition

I've always been about the entertainment factor of feeds and the "social experiment" of the different personalities meshing and clashing, more so than the game itself, but I got sidetracked many times over the years exposing and showcasing potentially sketchy elements - I even posted a BB production-themed parody of The Emperor's New Clothes one year - but lately I've gone back to just letting it unfold and trying to find amusement in it all, because why not? Back in those early days and subsequent seasons, I was often called a conspiracy wacko but now it seems most everyone understands that at least some of these things are sketchy, and my work here is done.. now I just wish everyone and their cousin would stop sending their "Rigged!" complaints to me on Twitter - I get it! Preaching to the choir etc, and there isn't anything I can do about any of it anyway.. and don't think other shows don't do these things and more - they don't even have feeds to bust them for it

Day 88 - Saturday, September 10

We have a winner

As the only real contender left, it's time to declare Nicole the winner of Deathrace 2016, the little game I play with the various hair disasters and peculiar arrangements

Now a two-time season winner, this makes Nicole the reigning champ, a title previously held by BB15 GinaMarie - sorry GM.. future Deathrace hopefuls should note they both won using the same Daily Messy Top Bun strategy.. GinaMarie utilized a lot of stunt hair with a dark roots bonus, while Nicole's hair volume, length and color is all her own.. the top screencap is a rare overhead look at a spanking fresh newly-made concoction, so we will assume this is the desired "how it's supposed to look" look

It wasn't a runaway race though, there were other contenders this season to be sure.. Michelle's clip-on extensions were 23 shades lighter than the rest of her hair, which was 4 shades darker than her roots, and she accidentally ran the clippies through the washing machine.. Natalie used drawers and cupboard doors creatively to style and curl her too-long stunt hair, and she had several days of serious messy bun competition.. Da'Vonne brought her overlong braids into the BB game when she flipped them at Tiffany upon her eviction, plus she mesmerized everyone for three or four days with a marathon rebraiding session

There was no real roots division this season (rare) and Paul might have easily revived the beard division but he kept his groomed and cared for.. Corey's pointy-head style was too stupid to acknowledge, James's constant shaggy bedhead wasn't helped by the constant headbands or hats, Frank's shorter hair was easier to get used to than we would have guessed, and let's just try to forget Paulie's horrific copycat haircut ever happened

Victor's hair was his pride and joy and while it wasn't all that, it usually looked okay.. Bridgette, Bronte, and Tiffany rarely even tried for a daily entry here or there, but the hands-down loser of this year's Deathrace was Zakiyah.. not only was her stunt hair a reasonable length, but it was stylish and impeccable at all times, she maintained it well, and she even gave a few how-to tips.. sorry Zakiyah, don't try so hard next time, but big ups and congrats to Nicole!

And another winner

Nicole won the veto, and Victor gave her a "can't stay mad" hug with a major dip after they came back.. it was BB Comics, and they all had colorful BANG! KAPOW! shirts with superhero capes to ride their ziplines.. Victor seemed resigned to going, and happy to earn the honor of being the first hamster ever evicted three times in a season

They had to find differences in pairs of comics in individually timed runs.. Nicole did it in 14 minutes, Paul took 18 minutes, Corey took 20 minutes, fresh non-skating Victor took 29 minutes, and James maxed out the 35 minute time limit and apparently didn't finish.. they were once again impressed with the detail and artistry (they are done by professional comics artists), and they had mixed feelings about their own and everyone else's comics, which were as follows

Bridgette: Cabbage Patch Kid with her basil plant Mr Jenkins
Bronte: The Mathematician
Corey: Missile-Toes, Christmas theme with "you can kiss your ass goodbye" plus Nicole
Da'Vonne: Day-Struction, radioactive with whipping braids
Frank: Eudy's Booty, with "he'll whoop your ass, literally"
Glenn: Doctor Groom
James: Colonel Camo, upgraded from Captain, with "if you see him, it's already too late"
Jozea: Mess-iah
Michelle: Big Meech Vomitcrybaby with a HUGE fat baby in a onesie - they said it'll make her cry
Natalie: Princess Pep - they said she hates being called princess, she'll hate it
Nicole: Super Safety Girl, and it also included her germitard
Paul: Motor Mouth, who will hurt people's ears - he loved it
Paulie: a baker, with weird orange skintone
Tiffany: Emotional Wrecking Ball
Victor: El Fit Vic, with "he's no dumbbell" - he loved it
Zakiyah: something about Hottie

They all had a friendly steak dinner together and shared Corey's HOH beers as they discussed the comics and the comp.. both Paul and Victor took it all very well with no visible hard feelings.. when Nicole went off to do her Diary retells, the guys teased Corey about whether he'll dump her before or after the wrap party.. he also told them he's tired of her talking BB16 and she needs to "close the yearbook", and he mocked her "Corrreeeyyyy"


James, Nicole, and Corey debated booting Victor or Paul, and they pretty much settled on Victor (which is where they started)

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Paul to Nicole: If I didn't like you Nicole, you would know.. you put me on the block! Oh no - you didn't put me on the block

Nicole to James: You paused your whole game.. but Corey and I are in a showmance but we didn't pause our game

James: I'm a social media guru - mogul?
Nicole: Really? I'm not good with it
James: That's how I keep connected with all the BB people

James: Corey said I would be compared to Derrick, I laughed at him
Nicole: Derrick would not be in a showmance, neither of you are Derrick.. I'm not Victoria

Jame: What really goes on under the covers?
Nicole: Nothing bad, I would never do anything like that in here

Nicole to James: You and I do have a final two [grins]
Corey: Good for you guys
James: Ha ha
Nicole: They said it over the dang megaphone, give me a break.. kidding, definitely kidding

James: 'So how do you feel about Paulie and Zakiyah having a baby,' they just asked me that question

Jeff, about a Jeffish clip in anime room: Where - dude, why do I not realize where they're at? Where are they?

James about Michelle's comic: She made fun of Julie Chen, that's why they did that --cut to fishies

Corey: My Snapchats are usually blackout drunk, I regret them next day

Corey: I get into Christmas, but Halloween's my favorite

Paul: You know what's a scary thought I just thought of, our sliding door is always unlocked

Victor at photo wall: I hate that shirt
Paul: Why'd you wear it?
Victor: It isn't mine, I was forced --cut to fishies

@aubramariebb: Nicole looks for little meaningless signs that Corey doesn't want a relationship w/ her & ignores the obvious sign... The way he treats her.


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Ratings - The Final Fatal Five edition

Ratings are Thursday's for now, based on entertainment value

Ups for the third long comp in a row on the feeds! But those ups are neutralized for the bizarre edits lately. Even the audience they seem to be pandering to aren't so utterly stupid that they need everything in black or white. The fact that this show is even classed 'reality' anymore makes no sense, it's simply 'low paid, non-professional actors' TV these days. Hamsters are in fact human, and humans are complex and nearly always many shades of gray, even on television, and that's the draw for reality fans! Obviously they have to select storylines to focus on and streamline them to fit between commercials, but it just seems they could have a far better show if they ran both sides of a story, or at least let viewers know there's more than one side.

Won: $2,500; Care Package #5 $5k bribe (to Victor); Trip to Atlanta MacGyver set; 1 week patriotard

As I said above, it's tricky when a premature empty wheeler sticks this long and wins HOH, but I can't get past the goat, not to mention the other stories and telling the guys he'll dump Nicole before the wrap party. His game and personality are so similar to BB5 Drew's, I can see him dumping her at F3 like Drew did Diane, but I really hope he doesn't get that far because again, the goat. The photo doggie pillow was pretty cool though.

Won: $5,000.25; Care Package #2 nullify 2 votes; Immunity 1st 2 evictions

So many cries of RIGGED! lately and so what, it's their show and they can do what they want, even if we don't like it. Me, I just want good feeds. But with the last couple show edits painting lay-around James as superstar hero and heartbroken tragic soul has me what-iffing.. what if he's got a guaranteed AFP repeat if he doesn't go to finals? Stranger contracts have happened, and it would help explain his constant focus on it (even more than playing BB) as well as the self-editing he's done with his own stories compared to his last time around. Or maybe he figured that part out for himself. It's food for thought anyway, question authority and all that.

Won: $2,507.50; Trip to Anywhere USA; Care Package #3 1 week immunity plus safety costume

Kudos for being the last female standing, that's always an impressive milestone in this usually male-dominated game. But you have to question why she wanted that spot so badly? A female has never beaten a male in BB USA finals, and most of us would love to see a female alliance that went the distance. But alas, once again it didn't happen this time around either, and we can debate casting formula theories or whatever, 'it is what it is'. But she's done well for herself to get this far, and deserves credit for it.

Won: $500; 1 week secret service; Outback dinner (guest)

He'd said he would throw this comp but a) hamsters say things all the time and b) he's not a professional stuntman, so I have trouble believing he took all those many hard falls just for show. I think both he and Victor have worked harder than the others to get to this point so I'd love to see the two of them against each other in the end, but they (and we) probably won't be so lucky.

Won: $5,500*; TV/tablet/phone; 2 Revivals; Immunity 1st 2 evictions
* includes $5k bribe from Corey

See Paul re my hopes for the Sitting Ducks to stick to the end, and I also have to give Victor kudos for being a good cheerleader while the others were slipping and splatting their guts out. He's got a quick wit and a good sense of humor (most of the time) and that's the most precious commodity possible at this stage of the game. Paul can also be funny and the two of them are a good comedy team, but a little Paul can go a long way. Victor's easier for extended doses.

Won: $0.25; Care Package #1: Never-not; Immunity 1st 2 evictions

She was an interesting hamster, all fluff on the surface but with more substance and smarts than she let on. She was a better sport than most about James's pranks even when they left her covered in mess, and her showmance with him was unexpected and refreshing, at least at first, before their spat/makeup cycles sped up and became repetitious and predictable. She managed her self-esteem issues well but the BB habitat has a way of magnifying things like that and allowing them to take over. She knew more about what was going on than many, she was a champ on the spinny endurance, she won the Black Box HOH, and along with Bridgette and Michelle, she was instrumental in ending Paulie's reign of terror and BB career. She was a breath of fresh air, especially early on, and she'll be missed.

Won: $0.25; Care Package #4 co-HOH; Black Box 30-second bonus; 8 days pixel suit; Outback dinner

She was equal parts volatile, boring, unpredictable at least til the end, when she slept up to 20 hours a day. She said 'superfan' way too often but her BB knowledge was often faulty. Her feuds with Bridgette and Nicole were childish and tiresome, as were her self-esteem issues and crying, but she embraced Paul's #VomitCrybaby tag after the spinny endurance. She had some great moments like Drunken Big Meech, winning OTEV against Frank, and making pew-pew explosion sounds behind Paulie when she 'blew up his game'. Some of her nasty online posts preceded her, and her sisters' Twitters were a show of their own. She earned a #Deathrace2016 honorable mention when she put her stunt hair through the wash. She's the 22nd USA/Canada first-in to not win.

Won: $1,000*; TV/tablet/phone*; Make apple pies (6); 8 days pixel suit; Outback dinner
*Per feeds/not shown on CBS

He gave Cody & Derrick more airtime than they had on BB16, and had the most raging case of HOHitis we've seen in ages, never mind most of them just let him think he was driving so they didn't have to. His smugness was out of control, he was obsessed with saying Tiffany was Vanessa and had issues with Bridgette being a feminist, and he self-directed a World's Worst Haircut to launch his mini-me Paul era. He cuddled and more with Zakiyah while plotting against her, berated her when she asked what's up, and bragged that he 'boned' her all over the habitat. He peed in the hot tub, refused to make pie, cussed non-stop, cried when he lost, and he picked up Julie a foot off the ground. Good riddance 'type thing'.

Won: 8 days pixel suit; Outback dinner

She was super perky and upbeat, with a dark side that was fun and fascinating. She was in a pixel bikini when feeds began, and she formed a solid friendship/alliance with Bronte and Natalie. She baked cookies nonstop and gathered intel for the Spygirls as everyone overlooked her and gametalked around her in the kitchen. Michelle hated her over a misunderstood eyebrows comment, and then Bridgette became everyone's target when she buddied up with Frank and won an HOH and veto the same week. But she survived two evictions after his, and openly confronted Michelle about their drama, eventually winning her over. She embraced Tiffany's Cabbage Patch tag, and she'll be missed.

Won: Outback dinner (guest)

Stunningly gorgeous plus photogenic, she came in as a fan since BB3 but said she was up for a showmance. She focused on the latter when she took a shine to Paulie, and that progressed from awkward overlong hugs to bumping in bumpercars. He gave her several verbal beatdowns but she kept going back for more, even as he plotted her demise with his boys. She also took a shine to a stuffed giraffe and gave it a birthday party, and she formed a couple friendships that might last beyond BB, notably with Da'Vonne and Michelle. Game-wise she didn't do much and she went eight consecutive shows with no Diaries. She had a Murphree-esque mirror routine but she avoided #Deathrace2016 - best stunt hair to date.

Won: Outback dinner (guest)

She lasted longer than last time, but not as long as she hoped. Like Frank and Nicole, she started gaming too hard and turning on her fellow vets, when the four of them could have steamrolled the eejit noobs and gone all the way. Da'Vonne played better than some, planting little poison seedbombs against others that took root and grew, but they came back to bite her. She gave us good Diaries again, creative turns of phrase, hair flips, deadly if-looks-could-kill glares, reaction faces deluxe, and occasional belly laughs. Now and then she dropped her game face and gave us a funny, relaxed one instead, and it was always good to see.

Won: 8 days pixel suit; Outback dinner

He made a rookie mistake by playing too hard and fast, way too early, when he should have laid low and enjoyed the safety that was handed to him. But he played for his life last time, and he was mentored by the sidekick rather than the master. His social game was the best of the bunch till he got in trouble for slapping asses and being mouthy, but he's not a bad guy overall and his exit was a fatal hit for the feeds. Pixels were his third costume, a hamster record (until Nicole tied it). His friendship with Bridgette was fun to watch, with funky movie retells and baking, and every random topic under the sun.

Won: $2,500

She came in looking and sounding so much like Vanessa it was spooky, but it didn't take long to realize her game was more Audrey-style chaos and sabotage than poker-faced strategy. Paulie's the only one who didn't get that memo but that's Paulie for you. Two weeks in a row she didn't campaign to save herself nearly as much as others campaigned for her, but when she transformed into Free Agent IDGAF Tiffany it was a joy to behold. I'm surprised #They let one of the six stuntcasts go before jury, but it just goes to show the whole thing isn't as rigged as some believe.

Won: Immunity 1st 2 evictions

She went in saying she'd use behavioral sciences to maneuver her way to the win but she spent most of her time with Bridgette and Natalie who were barely playing BB. Her huge confession to them about being the 'secret nerd' and aspiring mathematician was just silly, and she'll always be remembered for not knowing what 9x9 is. She didn't bring much to the table beyond her abnormally high voice and hair bows, and even the hair bows didn't stick around. She seems like a pleasant enough person but like so many others, she should have gone on a dating show instead.

Won: Nothing

One of the most delusional hamsters ever (and that's saying something), he was convinced he owned the house, he was the messiah of the newbies, the savior, the sanctuary, and the next Mario Lopez. He wore his doggie comp suit for days, but mostly he just wore underpants. His gametalks with Paul and Victor were pure comedy since they had no clue whatsoever how far out of every loop they were, and The Jozea and Paul Talk Show concluded with the two of them roaming the house looking for a camera that worked. Jozea's shtick got old fast for many, but he was feeds gold for trainwreck fans like myself.

Won: $2,500

I didn't like having to combine an intro with an obit, but that's how the dog biscuit crumbles. He seemed like a fun guy with potential for fun feeds, especially his admission that he'd be 'willing to flirt if necessary' but he also might have gotten into heated political discussions, and BB is not the place for that. He didn't technically get Jodi'd since he got to compete twice, but gone before feeds is never good, and neither is trial by combat. Too bad the token older/regular person/fan got the first boot but young, pretty, hormonal hamsters are all the rage anymore.


Revivals: 2
Victor 7/21
Victor 8/25

Fights: 8
7/14 7.08pm Frank vs Da'Vonne
7/25 4.51am Frank vs Paul
7/25 9.58am Bridgette vs Michelle
7/30 3.05am Paulie vs Zakiyah
8/13 9.32am Paulie vs Paul, Natalie, Michelle, Victor, James
8/19 7.16pm Paul vs Natalie, Michelle
8/20 12.12am Paul vs Nicole plus Corey
8/25 2.08pm Paul vs Michelle, Natalie plus James

House meetings: 3
6/24 8.54pm - Jozea owns the house
7/25 3.11am - Frank's veto plea
8/11 1.46am - Paulie hates Natalie

Paul Secret Service RED ALERTS: 17

Paulie apple pies: 6

Hot tub pee incidents: 1
Paulie 8/8 8.55pm

Nominee speech scorchers: 3
7/14 Tiffany's gassy dictator & Cabbage Patch Kid
8/11 Michelle anti-Paulie on 1st eviction
8/11 Michelle anti-Paulie and Nicole on 2nd eviction

Sex events: 9
Subject to interpretation/selected from among many
7/18 8.47am Corey and Nicole
7/19 3.38am Corey and Nicole
7/25 7.25am Corey and Nicole
7/30 4.04am Corey and Nicole
8/22 3.40am Corey and Nicole
..and pretty much every night after
8/1 6.19am Paulie and Zakiyah
8/3 11.02pm Paulie and Zakiyah
  plus Corey self-service
8/4 6.22am Paulie and Zakiyah
8/11 4.57am Paulie and Zakiyah

Uncanny coincidences: 1
8/20 12.37am Nicole and Paul say 'jacuzzi' in different rooms at the exact same time

Corey sleepwalk incidents: 2
7/17 3.14am
8/3 10.11am - discussed 10.17am, 2.50pm

Pinkyswears: 7
Pre-feeds/premiere #1: Michelle, Tiffany
Pre-feeds/premiere #2: Corey, Nicole, Tiffany
6/29 8.29pm Natalie, Tiffany
7/8 9.55pm Bridgette, Bronte, Natalie
7/13 show Bridgette, Bronte
7/17 3.23pm Tiffany, Bridgette
7/25 10.01pm Corey, Nicole

Injuries: 10
Paul's head lump from crashing the headboard
Bridgette's sprained ankle celebrating veto win
Paul's nose infected piercing + awning attack
James's nerve trauma from endurance HOH
Paul's welt & bruise from Michelle's thrown apple
Bridgette's sore knee from rolly ball HOH
Victor's cut up hands from hanging spinny HOH
Natalie's pulled neck from showering
Nicole's sliced finger from chopping onions
Paul's burned arm from hot potato water splash

Deaths: 11
Michelle's laundered stunt hair
2 fishies on Nicole's 1st HOH
1 fishie on Paulie's 1st HOH
1 fishie on Bridgette's HOH
2 fishies on Paulie's 2nd HOH
1 fishie on James's HOH
Ernest the fly
1 fishie on Victor's 1st HOH
1 fishie on Nicole's 2nd HOH

Stuntcasts: 6
Paulie, Tiffany plus Da'Vonne, Frank, James, Nicole

Scandals outside BB world: 2
Corey's old tweets
Corey's goat story 6/25 11.05pm

RIP The Soup


 1 Mixed up James and Da'Vonne
 2 Highly promoted cast reveal postponed
 3 PopTV shows BBAD starting a day early
 4 3 days? 4 days? Close enough
 5 Whose/who's error
 6 Omitted Boogie's winning season BB7
 7 Mixed up Michelle and Nicole
 8 Wrong dates/links in feeds highlights
 9 Tech adjustments on feeds
10 Julie's intern made up a new hamster
11 Wrong show time on Jeffish
12 7/3 3.19pm BB called last year's cast names
13 7/11 Only 1 feed worked for hours (computer)
14 Wrong date for Battle Back show
15 Mixed up Kaysar's name and season
16 Wrong date for Battle Back, again
17 Mixed up Corey and Frank
18 Battle Back was four rounds, not five
19 Julie forgot BB9 Sharon in THR Q&A
20 Another apostrophe problem + typo
21 'All OTEVs' article omitted three
22 Allison forgot BB1 in another THR Q&A
23 Mixed up Frank and Paulie
24 Tweeted 'now' but show's delayed 40 mins
25 Maintenance staffer seen on feeds
26 Voting auto-tweet links go to wrong show
27 Non-other
28 Beefcakes caught swapping tables
29 Beefcakes caught cleaning fishtank again
30 Premature blocked feeds announcement
31 Baseball not basketball, sight not site
32 Fishies on 8/25 CBS show
33 Corey's pic prematurely black/white
34 Care package bribe rules were changed
35 Problems counting to 9
36 Problems trying to fix counting to 9
37 Leaked noms control room prep on feeds
38 #33 again, now posted on CBS main site
39 BB Youtube said begging for beginning
40 Different shoes in Black Box edit
41 Beefcakes caught tearing down skating comp

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Sunday's show dropped to third for the hour with 1.8 rating, 6 share, 6.50 million viewers, behind The OT and football on NBC with 5.8/20/16.65 and 7.5/24/20.65 respectively, and Son of Zorn premiere on FOX with 2.4/8/6.04, and ahead of Celebrity Family Feud finale on ABC with 1.3/4/6.60.

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Big Brother 18 FAQ
Day 1 Move-in was June 15
Day 8 CBS premiere was June 22
Day 9 Feeds began June 23
Day 99 Finale is September 21

Feeds are streamed by CBS, and Flashback remains accessible via All Access subscription. Call 888-274-5343 for account help, including cancellation.

CBS shows are Sundays 8pm, Wednesdays 8pm, eviction Thursdays 9pm (Global in Canada).

Big Brother After Dark is on POP and airs Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday midnight to 3am, Tuesday 11pm to 3am, Thursday 1am to 3am. The aired blocks are recorded earlier on the same night.

HOH's team members had immunity from nomination all week. Unlike HOH, the Roadkill winner could nominate someone from his/her team.

HOH named the renom if veto was used on one of his/her nominees. If the Roadkill nominee came off, Roadkill winner named the renom.

The CBS app (by CBS Interactive) plays BB air shows and other CBS shows, as well as feeds, or you can use your browser to watch feeds on mobile devices. The same All Access link used to subscribe will lead to the feeds viewing page if you're already signed up.

BB18 prizes are the same: $500k for the winner and $50k for 2nd place. Stipend for the others is $1,000 per week again, including pre-show hotel and jury sequester. Siblings might and veterans definitely get more.

The habitat has 87 HD cameras (up seven) and over 100 microphones.

The recorded in-house announcements are the voice of producer Don Wollman. He and Julie Chen are the only staffers who have been there since Big Brother 1.

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