[04/24/08 - 02:48 PM]
And Then There Were Two!! -- Sheila Is Voted Out of the Big Brother House by Ryan, Leaving Two Houseguests at the Mercy of the Jury for the Grand Prize
CBS details the latest "Big Brother" elimination.

[via press release from CBS]


The "Big Brother" Jury - Matt, Chelsia, Joshuah, James, Natalie, Sharon and Sheila - Will Decide Between Ryan and Adam For the Grand Prize of $500,000 on the Live Finale Sunday, April 27 on the CBS Television Network

Last night, Sheila Kennedy was voted out of the Big Brother House by Ryan Quicksall after he won the final leg of the three-part Head of Household competition. The 46-year-old former model from Reseda, Calif. via Memphis, Tenn., was evicted by Ryan during the live broadcast.

Now, Ryan and Adam are the final two houseguests, one of whom will receive the grand prize of $500,000 on the BIG BROTHER live finale to be broadcast on Sunday, April 27 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT).

In the first of a three-part HOH competition, Ryan, Adam and Sheila competed in an endurance competition called "Up A Creek" in which they had to enter the Big Brother "river" holding onto an individual rope as the river swelled and "lightening," "thunder" and "rain floods" were a factor. In addition, as the competition progressed, the "river" elevated. The last Houseguest who survived the Big Brother "river" would win part one of the Head of Household competition and automatically move on to part three of the competition. Ryan won part one.

On last night's live show Adam won the second part of the HOH competition, "The Most A-MAZE-ING HOH Ever," in which he and Sheila entered into a giant guinea pig wheel where 10 balls representing the 10 previous Heads of Household were scattered. Sheila and Adam had to run back and forth on the guinea pig wheel to move the balls through a maze and out the hole at the bottom of the maze. Adam, the Houseguest who got the 10 balls out of the maze the fastest and put them in the correct order won part two of the competition and the opportunity to play the winner of part one, Ryan, in the final round.

In the final leg of the HOH competition, Ryan and Adam competed in "The Final Word," in which they had to answer questions that were asked to Jury House members. Ryan won and immediately evicted Sheila live on the air.

Sheila joins Matt, Chelsia, Joshuah, James and Natalie and Sharon on the jury who will decide the grand prize winner of $500,000 on the live finale broadcast.

The Houseguests:

Adam Jasinski, Delray Beach, Fla. via Cherry Hill, N.J.

Alex Coladonato, Staten Island, NY - Evicted 2/27 with Amanda

Allison Nichols , Boston - Evicted on 3/5

Amanda Hansen, Fridley, Minn. - Evicted 2/27 with Alex

Chelsia Hart, Cedar Falls, Iowa - Evicted 3/26

Jacob Heald, Dallas, Ga. - Evicted on 2/13 with Sharon who re-entered the game

James Zinkand, Originally From: Sarasota, Fla. - Evicted 3/12 and Voted back in 3/12. Finally evicted 4/9

Jen Diturno, Columbus, Ohio - Evicted 2/20 with Parker

Joshuah Welch , Dallas - Evicted 4/2

Matt McDonald, Charlestown, Mass. - Evicted 3/19

Natalie Cunial, Salem, Ore. - Evicted 4/16

Neil Garcia, Los Angeles - Left House for Personal Reasons

Parker Somerville, Northridge, Calif. - Evicted 2/20 with Jen

Ryan Quicksall, Columbus, Ohio

Sharon Obermueller , Olathe, Kan. - Evicted 4/22

Sheila Kennedy, Reseda, Calif. via Memphis, Tenn. - Evicted 4/23

BIG BROTHER is executive produced by Emmy Award winner Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan, in association with Endemol U.S.A.

For more information about last night's episode of BIG BROTHER, log on to www.CBS.com.

Official CBS Web site: http://www.cbs.com/primetime/big_brother_9/

RATING: To Be Announced

  [april 2008]  


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