Today Corus entertainment announced their fall lineup, and some of the returning shows for the 2020/2021 television year. Noticeably absent during the announcement was Big Brother Canada.

    In a statement released to us Big Brother Canada has been placed on hold for now because of uncertainty of another Covid-19 outbreak.

    “We’re obviously big fans of the show but still waiting to see the impacts of COVID on our budgets. We will know more in a few months.” in a statement from Troy Reeb who is the Executive Vice President Broadcast Networks at Corus Entertainment

    In the few short weeks that Big Brother Canada 8 aired, and as a result of Covid-19 was cut short. The show was a key performer for demographics as BBCAN8 took 2 key spots of the for key demographics for the 2019/2020 television year. Ranking at #7 for A18-49, and #9 for A25-54

    Source: Bell Media (The Lede)

    In another statement released to the Canadian Press from EVP of Corus Troy has also stated

    “producers haven’t made a call about whether it will be safe to bring back the housebound competition this year, but the show is a “priority program” for Global.”

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