Big Brother 12

2010, TV Show


The Big Brother Saboteur Speaks!

Annie, Big Brother 12

Little did the Big Brother 12 houseguests know that when they were eliminating the first contestant of the summer, they were also ridding themselves of the pesky Saboteur! TV Guide Magazine caught up via email with Annie Whittington, the 27-year-old bartender from Tampa, Fla., who, despite her eviction, is still being sequestered from the outside world. Does this mean the saboteur — or another banished houseguest — could return to the game later this season? Annie dishes about her questionable strategy and acts of sabotage she wishes she had performed. Plus: See which roommate she describes as "pathetic" ... read more

Watercooler: Big Brother After Dark Is Human Ambien

Brendon and Rachel, Big Brother 12

To all those reality bashers who go on about "oh, it's so edited, blah blah wah," go watch some of Showtime 2's uncut, unedited live feed from the Big Brother house and then we'll talk. Because, for real, this thing is boring. Thursday night's three-hour edition of Big Brother After Dark felt like three seasons, and still, nothing happened... read more

Big Brother 12 Episode Recap: Eviction 1

Julie Chen

Julie Chen is in the house, which can only mean one thing: It's eviction night. But first, there's some important business to attend to, as Julie promises to reveal the Big Brother Saboteur. But are the two developments related? Who's going home? And who is the new head of household? Let's find out... read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Thursday, July 15, 2010

Ace of Cakes

Ace of Cakes
10/9c Food Network
Meat Cat and his Cheesy Blasters serve as inspiration for Duff and the Charm City Cakes crew when Tina Fey asks them to create a special confection that will be featured in an upcoming episode of 30 Rock. And as a special surprise to the cast and crew of the Emmy-nominated comedy, Fey orders a second cake that will be served at their season-finale celebration.

Read on for previews of the British Open, Big Brother 12, Mary Knows Best, Green Room with Paul Provenza, Glee and The Mentalist. read more

Big Brother 12 Episode Recap: Power of Veto Competition/Ceremony 1

Rachel and Brendon, Big Brother 12

In this episode of Big Brother, the games finally begin. Deals are being made, lies are being spread and the paranoia is more rampant than ever. After nominating Brendon and Rachel for eviction, head of household Hayden and his "Brigade" alliance members instantly begin brainstorming their next move should one of the nominees win power of veto (POV). But Hayden quickly learns there's at least one person in the house he can't trust with secrets. Plus: The Saboteur strikes again, this time dropping a bombshell. So, how does the POV competition affect Hayden's nominations? Let's find out... read more

Matt's Picks: July 12-15

White Collar

THE CLOSER (Monday, 9/8c, TNT)
The summer hit returns for its sixth season, with Brenda Leigh even more frazzled than usual, as the Major Crimes Division moves into swanky new high-tech digs. Still, she goes after her prey the old-fashioned way. Fans of female-driven procedurals may want to stay tuned for the premiere of Rizzoli & Isles (10/9c), starring Law & Order vet Angie Harmon and NCIS' Sasha Alexander as Boston crime solvers... read more

Top Moments: Comics Gone Wild on Colbert, Louie and... the Emmys?

Steve Carell and Ricky Gervais

This week television was overstuffed with funny people — intentional and otherwise. Bethenny Frankel injected some levity into her solemn nuptials. ESPN analysts made us chuckle by painstakingly stretching out four little words — "I'm going to Miami" — to nearly a half-hour. Joel McHale and Jay Leno were both good sports about not receiving Emmy nominations. Ricky Gervais was just what the doctor ordered. And Steve Carell and Stephen Colbert reunited, and the angels sang in comedy heaven. Welcome to Top Moments: Make 'Em Laugh Edition.

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Big Brother 12 Episode Recap: Day 1

Big Brother 12

Big Brother is back! In Thursday's premiere, host Julie Chen introduces us to the 13 new houseguests and informs the players of this summer's secret twist, which instantly makes everyone suspicious. While all the players worry about who might be "The Saboteur," the game gets underway as the first head of household is crowned.
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Tonight's TV Hot List: Thursday, July 8, 2010

Big Brother 12

Big Brother 12
8/7c CBS
The voyeuristic reality series returns for a 12th season and, of course, there is a major twist. Tonight, 13 new houseguests enter the art deco-themed compound, but only 12 of them are playing to win the $500,000 grand prize. Why? Because one is actually a saboteur whose sole mission is to disrupt life in the house for everyone else. If the prankster survives to the halfway point in the season, he or she will receive a substantial financial reward. The mystery person's identity will be made known to viewers on July 15, the date of the first live show.

Read on for previews of Bethenny Getting Married?, MLS Soccer, Boston Med, Futurama, Green Room with Paul Provenza, The Decision and Glee. read more

Meet the Big Brother 12 Houseguests

Julie Chen

It's getting pretty damn hard to fluster the contestants on Big Brother, so look for a huge, sneaky twist when the CBS reality hit starts its 12th season — a twist that's intended to shake up the game and create chaos and suspicion among the players... read more

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Premiered: July 08, 2010, on CBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Strangers living together in a camera-filled house attempt to win $500,000 by being the last one standing after three months of confinement in the 12th version of the reality series.


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