LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — An online-only edition of “Big Brother” will begin streaming later this month.
CBS announced Thursday the new take on the long-running reality TV competition will be titled “Big Brother: Over The Top”.
The show is set to debut Sept. 28. It will stream live starting at 10 p.m. PT.
“Big Brother: Over The Top” will feature a new cast of houseguests competing over 10 weeks for $250,000 — not the show’s usual $500,000 grand prize.
“BB: OTT” will feature live feeds and a weekly elimination.
“We are very excited to embark on this new adventure for “Big Brother” said Executive Producer Allison Grodner. “With the unique streaming format, not only will viewers get to see everything play out live, including ceremonies and competitions, but the audience will also participate in the show like never before. Each week will offer unprecedented interactive opportunities that will have an immediate impact on the game.”
The show is among three new projects set to debut on the CBS All Access streaming service, joining the sci-fi series “Star Trek: Discovery” and a spinoff of the legal drama “The Good Wife.”
“Big Brother” will continue to be broadcast on CBS.
The live stream series will be hosted by Julie Chen, who is also hosting the on-air version’s current season, the show’s 18th.
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