Ultimately, Nakomis became Head of Household for the second time this season. [41] Michael was also a candidate to return for Big Brother 11 in 2009, and would enter the game if his "clique" won the first Head of Household competition; he was unsuccessful and consequently did not enter the game. In the last six years, the Big Brother house has been home to more than 100 contestants. [13] This was a change from the previous season, which aired on Wednesday and Friday instead of Thursday and Saturday. Big Brother 5 was the fifth season of the American reality television series Big Brother.It is based upon the Netherlands series of the same name, which gained notoriety in 1999 and 2000.The series premiered on CBS on July 6, 2004 and lasted eleven weeks until the live finale on September 21, 2004. They would answer by pouring chemicals into a container; if they were incorrect, their chemical would remain the same, while a correct answer would turn the chemical blue. HouseGuest Holly King went on to appear in Big Brother 6 the following year to host a Power of Veto competition with a Vegas theme. [44] For this competition, HouseGuests were asked true or false questions about the Big Brother house. [148] The Thursday, July 15 episode of the series, which saw Mike being evicted from the house, had a total of 8.76 million viewers, up 12% from the previous episode. The Tuesday episode featured the Power of Veto competition and the Power of Veto ceremony, along with more highlights of recent events in the game. That same day, Drew chose to nominate Holly and Nakomis for eviction,[69][70] a decision which immediately formed a rift in the Four Horsemen alliance. + reality blurred", "CBS OKs 'Big Brother 4' for Summer 2003", "Big Brother renewed through 2006; third season will be released on DVD. This was the first season in which a spy screen was placed in the Head of Household room, which featured a video feed of various rooms in the house. [43] That same night, the HouseGuests competed as a group in the "Hungry Hungry Helix" food competition. [62] On Day 21, Lori became the second HouseGuest to be evicted from the house in a vote of seven to two. [79][80][81] When picking players for the Power of Veto competition, Diane chose Will, Jase chose Michael, and Scott chose Drew. [14], This season saw the return of the fantasy game first introduced in the previous season. Ultimately, Drew was the winner of the competition. Each week, the HouseGuests took part in several compulsory challenges that determined who would win food, luxuries, and power in the House. [28] Before the voting began the nominees had the chance to record a final message to their fellow HouseGuests. [44] For this competition, players had to answer questions while attempting to remain in the majority. + reality blurred", "Canoe – Jam! [104] The HouseGuests later competed in the "Admit One" luxury competition, in which Diane, Drew, and Will earned the right to watch the comedy film Without A Paddle. HouseGuests Marvin Latimer and Scott Long returned that season to participate in various competitions as well. [7] The second had three beds, however, had no privacy. [149] The Tuesday, August 3 edition of the series, which featured Jase winning the Power of Veto, had a total of 9.7 million viewers. [44] For this competition, HouseGuests earned a shopping spree in exchange for destroying various clothing items that they disliked. [60] When picking players for the Veto, Marvin chose Drew, Holly chose Jase, and Lori chose Karen. [51] On Day 4, the HouseGuests competed in the "Margarita Madness" luxury competition, in which they competed for the hot tub. [2] In September 2003, following the ratings success of Big Brother 4, Entertainment Weekly confirmed that CBS had renewed the series leading up until 2006,[3] ensuring three more seasons to air during the Summer time period. This room featured a sky theme, with the walls being painted blue and given the appearance of having clouds on them. + reality blurred", "Drew Daniel defeats Michael "Cowboy" Ellis to win CBS's 'Big Brother 5, "Canoe – Jam! [158], List of Big Brother (American TV series) houseguests, "Big Brother 4 will air this summer; Josh F.'s naked pics hit the web. Following Natalie's eviction, HouseGuests competed in the "Putting for Power" Head of Household competition. [44] For this competition, the HouseGuests were quizzed on whether one event happened before or after another event. [21] Evicted HouseGuests were also interviewed on the series following their eviction. 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The Big Brother 5 premiere garnered 9.55 million viewers, almost matching that of the previous season's launch night. 1. [120][121] She was the third member of the Jury of Seven. Television - TV Shows - Big Brother 5: New twist on 'Big Brother, "Adria evicted, and will be followed out the door by someone else on Saturday. There is also a "T", in which they can open a toolbox to help free the Veto quicker. Television - TV Shows - Big Brother 5: Week Eight: Artist erased from 'Big Brother, "Big Brother - Season 5, Episode 27: BB5 Episode 27: Eviction 10", "Big Brother - Season 5, Episode 28: BB5 Ep #28: Diane and Nakomis Nominated", "Big Brother - Season 5, Episode 29: BB5 Ep #29: Cowboy PoV: Nakomis Evicted", "Cowboy votes to evict his half-sister Nakomis; he, Drew, Diane are final three. [94][95] When picking players for the Power of Veto competition, Nakomis chose Adria, Marvin chose Will, and Diane chose Drew. [83] On Day 35, Scott became the fourth HouseGuest to be evicted from the house in a vote of four to three. Television - TV Shows - Big Brother 5: Week Six: 'Big Brother 5' twin turfed", "Big Brother 5 - Episode 23 Summary @ Reality TV World - News, information, episode summaries, message boards, chat and games for unscripted television programs", "Big Brother - Season 5, Episode 22: BB5 Ep #22: Natalie Evicted: Marvin HoH", "Big Brother - Season 5, Episode 23: BB5 Ep #23: Adria, Cowboy Nominated; Karen Wins PoV", "Big Brother - Season 5, Episode 24: BB5 Ep #24: Adria Evicted; Drew HoH", "Adria Klein becomes the eighth houseguest to be evicted from the 'Big Brother 5' house", "Big Brother 5 - Episode 25 Summary @ Reality TV World - News, information, episode summaries, message boards, chat and games for unscripted television programs", "Canoe – Jam! Kinga, Makosi, Anthony and more. On Day 1, the original thirteen HouseGuests entered the house. During the competition, Lori obtained the "lobster tail" ball, which she was later instructed to keep. Voices", "Big Brother 5 - Episode 1 Summary @ Reality TV World - News, information, episode summaries, message boards, chat and games for unscripted television programs", "Canoe – Jam! Drew was the winner of the competition, making it the second time he had held the title. [44] For this competition, HouseGuests found the backyard had been turned into a barnyard. One of these had four stone beds in it, with host Julie Chen referring to the room as "pretty bad" in an interview before the premiere. This made House Calls the first live Internet talk show produced exclusively for a television network. Some competitions allowed all HouseGuests to earn food for the week, while others cause them all to lose food for the week. Big Brother Houseguests: Where Are They Now? The third featured two large beds, however, required two HouseGuests to sleep in each. [140] Diane and Michael later faced off in the "Twisted twosomes" Head of Household competition, which Michael won. [130] On Day 66, the HouseGuests competed in the "Caged" Power of Veto competition. If the two tied, both remained in the game. [150] The episode averaged a total of 8.98 million viewers, and won all the time period for the night. This season was the first to be accompanied by the House Calls: The Big Brother Talk Show spin-off series, which was viewable online and discussed the events of the game. [84][85][86] Moments later, the HouseGuests learned of the twins twist, and Natalie entered the house as an official HouseGuest. The player with the highest total of Veto points at the end of the competition would be the Veto winner; Adria won the Veto. That same day, Drew chose to nominate Diane and Nakomis for eviction. The season premiere currently has the third highest ratings for a premiere episode, only behind Big Brother 1 and Big Brother 4.