Big Brother 22 (American season)
The season premiered on August 5, 2020 and is broadcast on CBS in the United States and simulcast on Global in Canada. The finale was broadcast on October 28, 2020 after 85 days of competition, where season 16 runner-up Cody Calafiore was named the winner. The viewing public is able to award an additional prize of $25,000 to their favorite HouseGuest.
About Big Brother 22 (American season) in brief
Big Brother: All-Stars, also known as Big Brother 22 or BB22, is the twenty-second season of the television reality program Big Brother. The season premiered on August 5, 2020 and is broadcast on CBS in the United States and simulcast on Global in Canada. The show chronicles a group of former contestants, known as HouseGuests, as they compete to be the last competitor remaining to win a grand prize of USD 500,000. Julie Chen Moonves is hosting the season. The start of the season was delayed approximately six weeks due to the impacts of COVID-19. The finale was broadcast on October 28, 2020 after 85 days of competition, where season 16 runner-up Cody Calafiore was named the winner and defeating season 12 HouseGuest Enzo Palumbo in the third unanimous final jury vote in Big Brother US history. The viewing public is able to award an additional prize of $25,000 to their favorite HouseGuest. This is the first season since Big Brother 14 not to hold a \”Battle Back\” competition. During episode 13, Julie revealed a new room in the house called the BB Basement. In this room, a three-game-changing game would take place that would award three-changing powers to the houseguests. During the second episode, the Safety Suite twist was introduced. The players who chose to participate would be safe for the week and have to choose a +1 to be along with them, however the +1 would have to accept a unique punishment for each week in addition to the normal punishment. The winner of the safety suite competition would be the one to move into the safe house for the next week.
The player who won the safety suites competition would then have to move the neighbor into thesafe house with them for the following week in order to be safe. The final nine evicted Houseguests, referred to as the Jury, are sequestered in a separate house following their eviction and ultimately decide the winner. The Jury are not allowed to watch the show except for competitions and ceremonies that include all of the remaining HouseGuesting. They are not shown any Diary Room interviews or any footage that may include strategy or details regarding nominations. All evicted houseGuests are eligible to win this award except for those who either voluntarily leave or are forcibly removed for rule-breaking. The last nine evictions are not able to watch any interviews or footage that includes strategy and details about nominations. The Viewer’s Favorite HouseGuest award is given to the person who is named America’s Favorite Guest of the Season. TheViewer’s favorite House guest is awarded an additional $50,000 prize for being the most popular HouseGuest of the year. This award is not given to those who are forced to leave the house or who are removed from the house for any reason during the season, including those who have been evicted for breaking a rule or being kicked out of the house. The viewer’s favorite houseGuest is also eligible to receive an additional USD 25,000 award.