Big Brother Canada

BigBrotherCanadahostLadies and gentlemen, we have a host.

Arisa Cox (CBCNN, E! News Weekend, The Lofters) has been announced as the host of the upcoming Big Brother Canada.

On February 27th at 9pm ET/PT Arisa will introduce viewers to the first ever batch of Canadian houseguests and week-to-week will eavesdrop on the house and navigate the houseguests through surprise twists and unexpected turns. Canadians won’t miss a moment of this winter’s hottest series with SliceTM available on free preview in nearly 10 million homes across the country just in time for launch. Continue reading »

Slice is unleashing its hottest season on record with some of the most highly anticipated reality series of 2013 on the horizon.

Today the network released premiere dates and coveted details for The Real Housewives of Vancouver Season Two, Big Brother Canada and the newly announced, Big Brother Canada After Dark, all set to debut in February exclusively on Slice.

“Slice is embarking on its biggest season to date with two Canadian adaptations of the world’s biggest franchises joining our winter slate,” said Barbara Williams, Senior Vice President of Content, Shaw Media. “The record-breaking success of The Real Housewives of Vancouver’s first season and the huge amount of excitement for Big Brother Canada to date reflect viewers’ fascination and passion for these series and we can’t wait to deliver!” Continue reading »

Big Brother Canada came calling and Canadians from coast to coast responded by the thousands.

Set to premiere winter 2013 exclusively on Slice, the first ever Big Brother Canada has wrapped up its national casting tour and online audition process with an astounding 10,000 applicants who are eager to leave their daily routines behind for a chance to live and compete in the Big Brother Canada house.

Stopping in Vancouver, Calgary, Halifax, Montreal and Toronto throughout September and October, the national casting tour saw Canadians from all walks of life come out to contend for one of 14 highly sought after spots in the Big Brother Canada house. Cut off from friends and family with no access to books, music, news or technology for up to 10 weeks, those selected will be tried and tested in the social experiment that defines the hugely popular Big Brother format. Continue reading »

Shaw Media and Insight Productions will wrap up the national casting tour for the first Canadian edition of Endemol’s international hit franchise, Big Brother Canada, in Toronto on October 14th.

Premiering exclusively on SliceTM winter 2013, Big Brother Canada will hand pick a diverse group of contestants to live in the Big Brother house outfitted with cameras and microphones to capture their every move.

Each week the houseguests will compete in a series of challenges and vote each other out until one remains to claim the grand prize. Continue reading »

Shaw Media and Insight Productions will begin the national casting tour for the first Canadian edition of Endemol’s international hit franchise, Big Brother Canada, in Halifax on October 7th.

Premiering exclusively on SliceTM winter 2013, Big Brother Canada will hand pick a diverse group of contestants to live in the Big Brother house outfitted with cameras and microphones to capture their every move.

Each week the house guests will compete in a series of challenges and vote each other out until one remains to claim the grand prize. Continue reading »

Shaw Media and Insight Productions will begin the national casting tour for the first Canadian edition of Endemol’s international hit franchise, Big Brother Canada, in Montreal on October 7th.

Premiering exclusively on Slice winter 2013, Big Brother Canada will hand pick a diverse group of contestants to live in the Big Brother house outfitted with cameras and microphones to capture their every move.

Each week the house guests will compete in a series of challenges and vote each other out until one remains to claim the grand prize. Continue reading »

Shaw Media and Insight Productions will begin the national casting tour for the first Canadian edition of Endemol’s international hit franchise, Big Brother Canada, in Calgary on September 30th.

Premiering exclusively on SliceTM winter 2013, Big Brother Canada will hand pick a diverse group of contestants to live in the Big Brother house outfitted with cameras and microphones to capture their every move.

Each week the house guests will compete in a series of challenges and vote each other out until one remains to claim the grand prize. Continue reading »

Shaw Media and Insight Productions will begin the national casting tour for the first Canadian edition of Endemol’s international hit franchise, Big Brother Canada, in Vancouver on September 23rd.

Premiering exclusively on Slice winter 2013, Big Brother Canada will hand pick a diverse group of contestants to live in the Big Brother house outfitted with cameras and microphones to capture their every move.

Each week the house guests will compete in a series of challenges and vote each other out until one remains to claim the grand prize. Continue reading »

Shaw Media and Insight Productions announced today that a national casting call for the first Canadian edition of the international smash-hit reality series, Big Brother, will begin on August 1, 2012.

This announcement comes on the heels of Shaw Media sealing a deal with Endemol to produce the first-ever Canadian installment of the wildly popular international sensation.

Canadians 19 years and older will have the option to apply online and in person at open casting calls at select cities across Canada. Online applications will be available at www.bigbrothercanada.ca. Continue reading »

Shaw Media has sealed a deal with Endemol to produce the first ever Canadian instalment of the wildly popular international sensation Big Brother and has teamed up with Canadian production heavyweight Insight Productions on the production of the series. The inaugural season of Big Brother Canada will air during the 2012/13 broadcast season exclusively on Slice™.

The hugely successful Big Brother franchise aired 25 formats in 87 countries in 2011 and continues to roll out in new territories. Big Brother U.S. has consistently been a top ranked staple on Global’s schedule for 13 seasons. Continue reading »