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Big Brother

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Big Brother
Expect the unexpected
Game overview
Game show run September 12, 2015‎ -
No. of seasons 15 (4 full, 11 mini)
Total time Main seasons: 97 days[1]
Mini seasons: 1590 minutes
Creator Baseball02a[2]
Producers MinecraftYoshi26
_Kastle (Big Brother 2)
Presenters MinecraftYoshi26 (Big Brother 1-2, Big Brother Mini 1-7, 9-11)
Just_robinho (Big Brother Mini 8)
mine_man_ (Big Brother Returns)
Baseball02a (Big Brother (Season 1))
Duechayapol (MRT Big Brother (Season 1))
yeamanator132 (Big Brother MRT: Season 1)
Production locations Games World
Inspiration Big Brother (U.S. TV Series)

Big Brother is a television reality game show based on an originally Dutch TV series of the same name created by producer John de Mol in 1997. The series follows a group of contestants, known as houseguests, who compete in challenges and create alliances. The houseguests join a Discord and have respective diary rooms, which began in the third season. The contestants are competing for a grand prize, with competitions and evictions determining who will win the show. This version of Big Brother is based off of the United States version of the show.


Main series

The contestants, referred to as "houseguests," take part in several compulsory challenges that determine who will win luxuries and power in the house.

At the start of each week, the houseguests compete in the Head of Household (HoH) competition. The winner of the HoH competition will select two houseguests to be nominated for eviction. After a houseguest becomes HoH, they are ineligible to take part in the next Head of Household competition.

Each episode, six houseguests are selected to compete in the Power of Veto (PoV) competition: the reigning HoH, their two nominees, and three houseguests selected by random draw. The winner of the PoV competition wins the right to either revoke the nomination of one of the nominated houseguests or leave them as is; if the veto winner uses this power, the HoH must immediately nominate another houseguest for eviction. The PoV winner is also immune from being named as the replacement nominee.

On eviction, all houseguests vote to evict one of the two nominees, with the exception of the nominees and the Head of Household, who is only allowed to vote in the event of a tie, and in that case, must do so publicly. This compulsory vote is conducted in the privacy of a private message. The nominee with the majority of votes will be evicted from the house, after which the cycle begins again. The Head of Household may compete for HoH again only in the final episode.

Houseguests may voluntarily leave the house at any time and those who break the rules may be expelled from the house. Some evicted houseguests will form the Big Brother jury, and vote for the winner.

Starting in Big Brother 3, there was a Discord created for announcements, diary rooms, the jury house, and general discussion.

Big Brother Mini

Big Brother Mini is the same style as the normal Big Brother, but is shorter and is paced faster.


The Power of Veto symbol.

Head of Household

The Head of Household competition is held at the beginning of each episode. Various competitions may have punished or reward contestants.

Power of Veto

The Power of Veto (The Golden Power of Veto) allows a nominated houseguest to remove a nominee from the block or remove themselves from the block, if they are a nominee. If a nominee is changed, the HoH must immediately nominate a replacement nominee. The veto winner is exempt from being put up as a replacement nominee.


Main edition

Season Launch date Finale date Days Houseguests Winner Final vote Runner-Up
1 November 18, 2016 December 18, 2016 31 14 jphgolf4321 4-3 frankbros429
2 July 24, 2017 August 11, 2017 19 17 AyyLion 4-3 mine_man_
3 July 29, 2018 August 22, 2018 25 18 Skelezomperman 5-4 KittyCat11231
4 June 22, 2019 July 23, 2019 22 17 daltdisneyland 8-1 Echohue

Mini edition

Season Date Minutes Houseguests Winner Final vote Runner-Up
1 September 12, 2015 107 7 Baseball02a 2-1 KittyCat11231
2 September 15, 2015 137 8 KittyCat11231 2-1 godzilltrain
3 September 18, 2015 198 8 _Kastle 2-1 KittyCat11231
4 September 22, 2015 127 6 MIKE24DUDE 3-1 Vexpix
5 October 2, 2015 110 7 KittyCat11231 2-1 HanSangYoon
6 October 4, 2015 86 7 KittyCat11231 2-1 Skelezomperman
7 December 30, 2015 105 8 KittyCat11231 3-0 mine_man_
8 June 13, 2016 126 8 Narnia17 3-2 jphgolf4321
9 July 23, 2016 148 10 QueenSmae 3-0 KittyCat11231
10 March 31, 2018 185 11 Cookie46910 3-2 mine_man_
11 July 12, 2018 111 9 Just_robinho 2-1 0rocketscience0
12 January 2, 2020 150 10 Echohue 3-1 lil_shadow59


The listed spin-offs include seasons that were planned to occur but failed, even before the current flagship version.

Season Launch date Finale date Days Houseguests Winner Final vote Runner-Up
Big Brother MRT: Season 1[2] N/A
Big Brother (Season 1) 2014 N/A 12 N/A
MRT Big Brother (Season 1) 2015 N/A 12 N/A
Big Brother Returns[3] August 26, 2017 September 1, 2017 7 16 N/A


1. ^ This count does not include the spin-off seasons that did not finish.
2. ^ a b Big Brother MRT: Season 1 was most likely going to be held in the non-American format of the game and therefore, the host, yeamantor132, is not considered the original creator of the show.
3. ^ The season was set to be renamed to Big Brother 3 if successful, however, it was canceled after a week.