It’s summertime, and that means a whole new batch of houseguests will be entering the Big Brother house.
The hit reality series will return for a two-night premiere on Wednesday, June 27 at 8 p.m. ET/PT and Thursday, June 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT with host Julie Chen back for yet another season.
The 20th season of the summer staple includes a former undercover cop, a welder, a professional dancer, and a Vegas entertainer. This new group of houseguests is sure to stir up some drama and have viewers sweating it out with them along the way — meet the new houseguests duelling for Big Brother victory below.
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
Current City: Orlando, Fla.
Occupation: Substitute Teacher
Fun facts about yourself: Secretly loves Taylor Swift. I’ll listen to her while I work out and my favourite line is, “It’s a love story, baby just say yes.” I wet the bed until the age of 10, which helped me be skilled at laundry at an early age.”
Hometown: Lee Summit, Mo.
Current City: Atlanta, Ga.
Occupation: Flight Attendant
Fun facts about yourself: First-ever African-American Miss Missouri. I’m a closet “dweeb” who loves cartoons and Marvel comics.
Hometown: Rossford, Ohio
Current City: Hilton Head, S.C
My life’s motto is: Do whatever the hell you want.
Angie (Rockstar) Lantry
Hometown: Columbia, Md.
Current City: Columbia, Md.
Occupation: Stay-at-home mom
Three adjectives that describe you: Eclectic, entertaining and magical.
Hometown: Plainview, N.Y.
Current City: Encino, Calif.
Occupation: Life Coach
Fun facts about yourself: I’m often caught sleeping with my eyes open, which is terrifying for those I live with. I went to a psychic medium with the hopes of connecting to my deceased grandfather, but the medium surprised me by revealing I would soon be one of the most influential self-help women in the world.
Hometown: Shorewood, Ill.
Current City: Chicago, Ill.
Occupation: Shipping Manager
Fun facts about yourself: Got catcalled while working at AMC during Fifty Shades of Grey. I’m a 26-year-old virgin who has never been kissed. Got grounded when my brother threw up on me.
Hometown: Hilton Head, S.C.
Current City: Playa Vista, Calif.
Occupation: Fitness Model
Three adjectives that describe you: Spontaneous, scheming and headstrong.
Hometown: Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Current City: Las Vegas
Occupation: Vegas Entertainer
Fun facts about yourself: I can do a killer monkey impression. My friends call me “Craychel.” I use my power over men to make huge tips on the job.
Chris (Swaggy C) Williams
Hometown: Bridgeport, Conn.
Current City: Bridgeport, Conn.
Occupation: Day Trader
Fun facts about yourself: I have a photographic memory. I’m taking swimming lessons.
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
Current City: Temple, Ariz.
Occupation: Pro Football Player
Fun facts about yourself: Moved to Scottsdale for a girl then broke up after a few months living there, but ended up staying there and made a new life for myself! Big Brother is the only TV show I watch and it’s my tradition with my dad.
Hometown: Somerset, Ky.
Current City: Bowling Green, Ky.
Occupation: Medical Sales Rep
Which past Big Brother castmember did you like most? Paul Abrahamian. His mix of gaining other’s trust while simultaneously screwing them was iconic.
Hometown: Stuarts Draft, Va.
Current City: Stuarts Draft, Va.
Fun facts about yourself: Used to be a hairstylist before becoming a welder fabricator. I catch critters like snakes and raccoons with my bare hands.
Hometown: Parsippany, N.J.
Current City: Wanaque, N.J.
Occupation: Former undercover cop
Three adjectives that describe you: Stubborn, competitive and funny.
Hometown: Oakdale, Conn.
Current City: Charlestown, Mass.
Occupation: Cybersecurity engineer
Fun facts about yourself: I hack into friends’ computers for fun.
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
Current City: West Hollywood, Calif.
Occupation: Professional Dancer
Which past Big Brother houseguest did you like most? Josh Martinez. He represents the kind of people I grew up with. Made me feel at home. I’m glad he won.
Hometown: Village Mills, Texas
Current City: College Station, Texas
Occupation: College Student
Which past Big Brother cast member did you like most? Derrick from Season 16. He played an honest and goal-oriented game. There was never a move he made that made me question him and he made it to the end without being nominated. Plus he’s the cutest person in the world I just want to hug him.
Following the two-night premiere, new episodes air Sundays at 8 p.m. ET/PT beginning July 1, Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT beginning July 4, and Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT beginning July 5.
Big Brother After Dark returns Monday through Thursday beginning June 29. Viewers can watch more live footage straight from the Big Brother house on GlobalTV.com, Global GO (available on Apple TV and Google Chromecast).