or


[08/26/05 - 12:00 AM]
Power Shift in the "Big Brother 6" House Pushes Rachel Out the Door

[via press release from CBS]

POWER SHIFT IN THE "BIG BROTHER 6" HOUSE PUSHES RACHEL OUT THE DOOR

Rachel Plencner Is the 8th Person Evicted From the "Big Brother 6" House

LOS ANGELES -- There seems to be a recurring theme in the "Big Brother 6" house this season with the power shifting every week between the "Friendship" (Howie, Rachel and Janelle) and "Sovereign" (Maggie, Ivette, Beau and April) alliances.

Rachel Plencner, the 33-year-old horse breeder from Parker, Colo., who was perceived as a strong player by her enemies, was evicted last night from the Big Brother house. Votes were cast live on-air and Rachel was evicted by a unanimous vote. She joins Jennifer as the second jury member.

After her eviction, Rachel was interviewed by host Julie Chen.

No sooner than Kaysar walking out the front door last week did the HOH who evicted him, Jennifer, follow suit just 24 hours later. Minutes after her departure, Beau won HOH for the first time and nominated Howie and Rachel for eviction. After James won his fourth Power of Veto competition, he followed orders from the "Friendship" alliance and left Howie and Rachel on the block.

As part of the twist that is playing throughout the summer broadcasts, each of the 14 houseguests who originally entered the house believed they were the only one playing the game with a secret partner (friends, co-workers and significant others). As of today, the only remaining pair in the house is Beau and Ivette. In order to win the biggest cash prize in Big Brother history, it is up to the partners to keep their pairing intact and end up the last two people in the house, as the winner will collect $1,000,000 with the second place finisher winning $250,000. If a twosome does not make it to the final two, the winner will win $500,000.

For more information about the aftermath of Rachel's eviction log on to www.cbs.com and watch him live on "Housecalls: The Big Brother Talk Show" with Marcellas and Gretchen on Friday (1:00 PM ET/10:00 AM PT).

Last night host Julie Chen announced a second America's Choice vote on BIG BROTHER 6. Viewers will have the opportunity to cast their ballot for the current houseguest they would like to see receive a phone call from a loved one on CBS.com or vote via text messaging on their mobile phones. Votes via text messaging and CBS.com will be tabulated during a specified time window following the episode broadcast. Voters will then be informed of the outcome on the following installment of BIG BROTHER 6 to be broadcast Tuesday, August 30 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. CBS will offer the text messaging option as well as downloadable wireless applications relating to BIG BROTHER 6, through a partnership with GoldPocket Wireless.

BIG BROTHER 6 is broadcast each week on Tuesdays (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT), Thursdays (8:00-9:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) and Saturdays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT). The Thursday broadcast, hosted by Julie Chen, features the live eviction of one of the houseguests.

The Houseguests

Maggie Ausburn, 27, Las Vegas
Beau Beasley, 25, Pembroke Pines, Fla.
Ivette Corredero, 25, Miami Beach
Michael Donnellan, 28, Raised in Europe -- Evicted 7/21
Ashlea Evans, 22, Plantation, Fla. -- Evicted 7/14
Howie Gordon, 34, Chicago
Sarah Hrejsa, 23, Chicago -- Evicted 8/11
April Lewis, 31, Dallas
Eric Littman, 36, Las Vegas -- Evicted 7/28
Janelle Pierzina, 25, Miami Beach, Fla.
Rachel Plencner, 33, Parker, Colo. -- Evicted 8/25
James Rhine, 29, Atlanta
Kaysar Ridha, 25, Irvine, Calif. -- Evicted 8/4; Returned to the house 8/11; Evicted again 8/18
Jennifer Vasquez, 27, Plano Texas -- Evicted 8/20

RATING: To Be Announced





  [august 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· BIG BROTHER (CBS)





[01/25/15 - 10:00 AM]
Video: Starz Releases Opening Scene from the First Episode of "Outlander's" Return
The series returns to the cable channel on Saturday, April 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/25/15 - 08:43 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: UFC Leads FOX to Top Demo Spot
CBS then is the most-watched network last night.

[01/25/15 - 08:31 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" with Host Blake Shelton Is the #2 "SNL" So Far This Season in Metered-Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 24.

[01/24/15 - 08:50 AM]
"Constantine" Delivers Its Most-Watched Episode Since November 21
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 23.

[01/24/15 - 08:37 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS and NBC All Share Demo Crown
Repeats of "Blue Bloods" and "Shark Tank" lead the night in total viewers and adults 18-49, respectively.

[01/24/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's Encore "Shark Tank" Is Friday's #1 Show in Adults 18-49 - Most-Watched-Ever Repeat for the Show
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 23.

[01/23/15 - 01:09 PM]
New MTV Study, "Millennials Have Drive," Reveals Millennials Love Their Cars More Than Social Media and Texting
Today's results represent the first wave of research coming from Viacom's brands in the car category.

[01/23/15 - 12:19 PM]
"Our Little Family" Joins the TLC Lineup This February
The newcomer launches Tuesday, February 17 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[01/23/15 - 11:24 AM]
Fox Sports Provides Extended On-Site Coverage From Arizona For Super Bowl XLIX
In anticipation of the championship showdown, FOX Sports has all hands on deck, providing comprehensive on-site coverage for the week's festivities in Arizona.

[01/23/15 - 10:46 AM]
Video: Starz Releases First Video Tease of Seth MacFarlane and Jonathan Ames' "Blunt Talk" Starring Patrick Stewart
Due this summer, the series is a live action character-driven comedy set in the competitive cable news arena and following a most eccentric TV personality and his crew.

[01/23/15 - 10:43 AM]
Animal Planet Dives Head First Into "Insane Pools: Off the Deep End," A New Series Premiering Friday, February 20
The six-episode series follows Lucas Congdon as he turns high and dry homes into exotic waterfront properties through grand, nature-inspired designs to encourage his clients to rediscover their love of the outdoors.

[01/23/15 - 10:38 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Outperforms ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of Jan. 12-16
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 12-16.

[01/23/15 - 10:23 AM]
"Nightline" Is #1 for the Week, #1 in Total Viewers 12 of Last 13 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 12-16.

[01/23/15 - 09:17 AM]
History(R) Premieres Brand New Series "Legend of the Superstition Mountains"
The series, due on Sunday, February 8 at 10:00/9:00c, follows five brave treasure hunters as they seek to unearth the secrets of the Lost Dutchman's gold.

[01/23/15 - 08:57 AM]
NFL Legend Ray Lewis Tackles Coaches with Anger Issues When "Coaching Bad" Premieres Sunday, February 8 at 10 PM ET/PT on Spike TV
Lewis and acclaimed anger management specialist and author Dr. Christian Conte will work with nine coaches who have recognized that they need to change their combative and often bombastic ways if they want to continue in the profession they love.