Big Brother

Big Brother cast members on a stage

‘Big Brother’ cast members | Bill Inoshita/CBS via Getty Images

Big Brother is a CBS reality TV show following a group of people living in a house together with cameras and microphones on them 24/7 while isolated from the outside world. The show is a spinoff of the Dutch reality show of the same name.

Each week, Houseguests participate in challenges, do housework, and eventually vote out one member. The final Houseguest is awarded $500,000.


Premiere: July 5, 2000
Genres: Reality-TV, competition shows
Where to Watch: Paramount+, Amazon Prime.
Spinoffs: Celebrity Big Brother, Big Brother: After Dark, Big Brother: Over the Top, House Calls: The Big Brother Talk Show, and Off the Block with Ross and Marissa


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