With its third season set to air on Global in Spring 2015, Big Brother Canada kicks off its coast-to-coast houseguest search this Sunday, October 19 in Vancouver and Calgary followed by stops in Regina, Halifax, St. John’s, Montréal, and Toronto. Fans of the raucous reality series can also rejoice over news that the Big Brother Canada Side Show is returning to Slice™ in 2015, with series host Arisa Cox and co-hosts Peter Brown and Gary Levy in a new one-hour format. The schedule for Big Brother Canada and the Side Show will be revealed in the New Year.
The Big Brother Canada Side Show reached over 4.5 million viewers (V2+)* in its inaugural season, which ranked in the Top 10 of all specialty entertainment programs (excluding sports) for the full broadcast year among W25-54 and W18-49*. With its candid water cooler conversations, exclusive interviews, and expert hosts, the Big Brother Canada Side Show will feature more must-see content and behind-the-scenes footage than ever before.
“We are so excited about the return of the Big Brother Canada Side Show next year. We worked so hard on it and the final product was a funny, scandalous, and irreverent show that fed our hungry fans and kept them thirsting for more,” said Arisa Cox, Host, Big Brother Canada.
“The Side Show is one of the most engaging talk shows on TV. I am both thrilled and grateful that we have this platform for in-depth discussions of Big Brother Canada,” said Peter Brown. “Oh my god, I simply cannot wait to scope out the new houseguests and dish on all their drama and deceit!” added Gary Levy.
Big Brother Canada is looking for the biggest and boldest personalities in Canada to star in its third season. Those interested in applying for the show can either apply online by November 24, 2014 at BigBrotherCanada.ca with a short video about why they would make the perfect houseguest, or in person at open casting calls in select cities. Applicants must be Canadian and at least 19 years of age by March 1, 2015.
Open casting calls will be held in the following cities from 8am – 2pm.
More information is available online at BigBrotherCanadaCasting.ca.
Vancouver, British Columbia: Sunday, October 19 at the Westin Bayshore Hotel
Calgary, Alberta: Sunday, October 19 at Ranchman’s
Regina, Saskatchewan: Friday, October 24 at Queensbury Convention Centre at Evraz Place
Halifax, Nova Scotia: Friday, October 24 at The Lower Deck
St. John’s, Newfoundland: Wednesday, October 29 at the Avalon Mall
Montréal, Québec: Thursday, October 30 at the Montréal Forum
Toronto, Ontario: Sunday, November 23 at the John Bassett Theatre
*Source: Numeris (BBM Canada) PPM data, all data confirmed
3/3/14 – 5/11/14, Total Canada