Wednesday on TV: "Big Brother" is back
BIG BROTHER will return for its 11th installment on Thursday, July 9 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Following the premiere, BIG BROTHER will be broadcast three nights weekly, beginning Sunday, July 12 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), Tuesday, July 14 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) and the LIVE eviction show, hosted by Julie Chen, beginning Thursday, July 16 (8:00-9:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT). BIG BROTHER follows a group of people living together in a house outfitted with dozens of cameras and microphones recording their every move, 24 hours a day. One by one, the Houseguests will vote each other out of the house. At the end of three months, the last remaining Houseguest will receive the Grand Prize of $500,000.
A new season of Big Brother
(7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2 ) begins. So we get a new group of people who behave badly to win big bucks.
Sigh.Elsewhere on TV ...MasterChef
(7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Contestants have to cook with an unexpected ingredient.Franklin & Bash
(7 and 9 p.m., TNT): Peter's mother is arrested.Family Tools
(7:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Stitch's new boyfriend is jealous of Jack.The American Baking Competition
(8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The competition continues.How to Live With Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)
(8:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Elaine takes a part i/n Max's play reading in the final episode of this canceled show.Melissa & Joey
(9 p.m., ABC Family): Joe inadvertently wrecks Mel and Austin's weekend plans.Baby Daddy
(8:30 p.m., ABC Family): Ben and Tucker pretend they're a couple to get Emma into a good preschool.Royal Pains
(10 p.m., USA): Hank investigates Boris' death.Futurama
(11 p.m., Comedy Central): Fry is marooned on a distant planet.Necessary Roughness
(11 p.m., USA): Dani helps a basketball player.Hot In Cleveland
(11 p.m., TV Land): Elka gives Penny advice.The Exes
(11:30 p.m., TV Land): Holly has to choose between poker night and date night.
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