Large Brother will return for season 25 subsequent month, and Julie Chen Moonves is again as host. She has hosted the CBS sequence because it debuted in 2000. Whereas Chen Moonves has no plans to depart, she’s not wanting too far forward sooner or later.
Based mostly on the Netherlands sequence of the identical identify, the Large Brother actuality sequence takes its identify from the George Orwell novel 1984. The competitors options random strangers shifting in collectively to reside in a custom-built home with cameras and microphones recording their each transfer. Over greater than two months, the “HouseGuests” are voted out by their fellow residents as they compete to win a grand prize of $750,000.
“I wish to take one season at a time. Going into season 25, I’m like, ‘I by no means need it to finish.’ I believe there must be a number of issues [to make me step away], like if I really feel like the general public is getting bored with me or the present will not be what I would like it to be. However with [executive producers] Allison Grodner and Wealthy Meehan main the way in which, I can’t think about it ever being one thing that I really feel will not be in alignment with me or what the present must be in my thoughts.
I believe you recognize when it’s time to go, whether or not as a present or me as a bunch, and I simply don’t see indicators of that proper now. However you simply by no means know.”
Her reply is likely to be completely different if she nonetheless had her different job. When the sequence started, Chen Moonves was the newsreader of CBS’ The Early Show sequence in New York so she’d be flying forwards and backwards throughout the nation a number of instances per week. Of these days, Chen Moonves says:
“I used to be doing morning information and Large Brother for a number of years. And I obtained it all the way down to a science the place I used to be on a aircraft twice per week, each week, so I might nonetheless do my important job internet hosting the morning information in New York, after which Thursday nights kicking somebody out of the Large Brother home. … (laughs) I used to be a youthful individual then. I don’t know at age 53 if I might nonetheless do these morning information hours and a aircraft experience twice per week.”
Big Brother returns on August 2nd. CBS has a twenty fifth anniversary particular deliberate for July twenty sixth.
What do you think? Are you excited for the return of this sequence? What number of seasons of Large Brother have you ever seen?