'Big Brother: Over the Top' online broadcast schedule and format details released by CBS
By Elizabeth Kwiatkowski, 09/22/2016
Big Brother: Over the Top will share the same host, competitions and evictions as the televised Big Brother franchise, but the CBS All Access online version's format will be significantly different.
Big Brother: Over the Top, hosted by Julie Chen, will begin streaming live on CBS All Access, CBS' subscription video on demand and live-streaming service, on Wednesday, September 28 at 10PM ET/PT.
For the first time ever, fans will be able to watch everything play out online 24/7. Not only will fans have more power than ever to impact the game, but they will also decide the show's eventual winner.
The traditional elements of Big Brother will return such as the Head of Household competitions, Power of Veto competitions and the live evictions.
However, Big Brother: Over the Top will stream every single day Monday through Sunday with major format changes -- including a Weekly Replay, Safety Ceremonies, and live Diary Room sessions.
Voting is currently open on CBS.com for fans to choose whether they'd like to see Big Brother 18 houseguest Jozea Flores on the new online series or Season 17's Jason Roy. Both guys have huge personalities and are known to spark drama in the house. Voting will close on September 27 at 3PM ET/PT.
The last remaining houseguest on Big Brother: Over the Top will win $250,000, a smaller grand prize than the $500,000 given to the winners of the regular televised editions of Big Brother.
Below are CBS' details and a graphic outlining Big Brother: Over the Top's broadcast schedule:
- Weekly Full Episode: A rundown of the week's events, followed by the live eviction ceremony on Wednesdays at 10PM ET/PT.
- Weekday Replay: A quick recap of all the crucial moments that happened throughout the day. Available on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 10PM ET/PT.
- Safety Ceremonies: Live on Saturdays and Sundays at 10PM ET/PT. The HoH will reveal the houseguests who are safe for that week, culminating in the live reveal of the nominations on Sunday evenings.
- Live Diary Room Sessions: Fans will get a live look into the confessionals on Tuesdays and Fridays at 10:30PM ET/PT.
- Evicted Houseguest Q&A with host Julie Chen: Every Thursday afternoon, host Julie Chen will interview that week's evicted houseguest (times will vary).