Contestants must compete against each other for a chance to win $500,000 in a house wired with cameras and microphones, capturing their every move for a TV and Internet audience.
First episode date: July 5, 2000
Presented by: Janelle Pierzina
Stars: Julie Chen, Phil Proctor, Clayton Halsey
Genre: Game-Show, Reality-TV
Seasoned host Julie Chen returns to helm the 18th season of the reality competition that is loaded with epic challenges, juicy romances and surprising eliminations. In this combination of a reality series and a game show, the contestants battle it out each week to maintain their places in the house, all in the hope of claiming the $500,000 prize awarded at the end of the summer. Viewers should expect the unexpected as the drama unfolds, including head of household competitions and live eviction episodes.