6:15am PT by Brian Porreca
'Big Brother 17' Houseguests Revealed
CBS has announced the new batch of houseguests set to compete on season 17 of Big Brother.
Unlike last season, which boasted 16 contestants, the new crop of competitors revealed totals only 14, which is suspicious in Big Brother world. With a schedule set for 97 days in the Big Brother house, one can suspect the show to reveal a few more surprises and potential houseguests when the hit returns on Wednesday, June 24, and Thursday, June 25, for a two-night premiere.
For now, fans will have to place their bets on the following crop of newbies, ranging from a supermarket cashier to a professional poker player. Will one contestant hold the cards all summer long like last year's winner Derrick Levasseur? Unlikely. But the new batch below will duke it out in a summer long battle for half a million dollars.
Steve Moses, 22. Hometown: Gouverneur, NY. Occupation: College Student
Liz Nolan, 23. Hometown: Miami, FL. Occupation: Marketing Coordinator
Clay Honeycutt, 23. Hometown: Dickinson, TX. Occupation: Graduate Student
Jace Agolli, 23. Hometown: Venice Beach, CA. Occupation: Personal Trainer
Audrey Middleton, 25. Hometown: Villa Rica, GA. Occupation: Digital Media Consultant
Meg Maley, 25. Hometown: Collingswood, NJ. Occupation: Server
Jason Roy, 25. Hometown: Fall River, MA. Occupation: Supermarket Cashier
Becky Burgess, 26. Hometown: Denver, CO. Occupation: Retail Manager
John McGuire, 27. Hometown: Scranton, PA. Occupation: Dentist
Da'Vonne Rogers, 27. Hometown: Inglewood, CA. Occupation: Poker Dealer
Austin Matelson, 30. Hometown: Woodland Hills, CA. Occupation: Professional Wrestler
James Huling, 31. Hometown: Sumter, SC. Occupation: Retail Associate
Vanessa Rousso, 32. Hometown: Las Vegas, NV. Occupation: Professional Poker Player
Shelli Poole, 33. Hometown: Marietta, GA. Occupation: Interior Designer
Stay tuned to The Live Feed for more Big Brother coverage.
The new season premieres on June 24 at 8 p.m. on CBS.