It's a midsummer move-in when you watch Big Brother 2023 online, starting tonight. Season 25 of the CBS reality series kicks off with a new group of houseguests entering the Big Brother house.
This year's 16 houseguests include a Deaflympics gold medalist, brand strategist, exterminator, geriatric physician, professional flutist, political consultant and a DJ from Australia, among others
Host Julie Chen returns to oversee the proceedings, which will begin its usual schedule of three episodes a week starting Aug. 6.
Here's everything you need to know about how to watch Big Brother 2023 online. Plus, scroll down for details on the cast and an introductory video.
How to watch Big Brother 2023 from anywhere on Earth
Just because Paramount Plus and CBS aren't available everywhere doesn't mean you can't watch Big Brother if you're away from home. Watching the show along with the rest of the internet can be pretty easy with the right VPN (virtual private network). You can stream the show from wherever you go.
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How to watch Big Brother 2023 in the US
In the U.S., Big Brother season 25 premieres Wednesday, Aug. 2 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS and on Paramount Plus With Showtime.
Starting Aug. 6, episodes will air Sundays and Wednesdays at 8 p.m. and Thursdays at 9 p.m. The latter will feature the live eviction show hosted by Julie Chen.
CBS is a broadcast network that can be accessed with one of the best TV antennas or through a cable TV package.
Of those, we recommend Fubo, one of the best streaming services and best cable TV alternatives lists. Paramount Plus is the streaming arm of ViacomCBS and the premium plan with Showtime comes with a live stream of your local CBS channel.
Big Brother episodes will also be available to view on demand.
Fubo offers a 7-day free trial so you check out all of its features without paying upfront. Fubo's channel lineup includes local networks like CBS, ABC, NBC and Fox as well as cable favorites such as ESPN, AMC, Food Network, FX, MTV, Syfy and more.
Paramount Plus has a massive library stocked with content from the ViacomCBS vault. Get a free trial to access Big Brother and Survivor, as well as originals like 1923, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds and RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars.
How to watch Big Brother 2023 in Canada
Canadian Big Brother fans can catch season 25 on GlobalTV, starting Aug. 2 on the same schedule as American episodes.
How to watch Big Brother 2023 in the U.K.
While Paramount Plus is available in the U.K., Big Brother season 25 won't be available to stream.
That said, a VPN service such as ExpressVPN can help you access the subscription services you already pay for and watch along with fans across the world.
How to watch Big Brother 2023 in Australia
ExpressVPN is the best choice if you want to bypass the geo-block on your paid streaming services.
Big Brother 2023 cast
Here is the cast of Big Brother season 25.
Hometown: Edinburg, Texas
Current City: Brooklyn
Occupation: Medical Receptionist
Hometown: Riverside, California
Current City: New York City
Occupation: Brand Strategist
Hometown: Melbourne, Australia
Current City: Los Angeles
Hometown: Eastman, Georgia
Occupation: Stay-at-home dad
Hometown: Weston, Florida
Occupation: College Student
Hometown: Tacoma, Washington
Current City: Kennesaw, Georgia
Occupation: Real Estate Agent
Current City: Seattle
Occupation: Geriatric Physician
Hometown: New York City
Occupation: Professional Flutist
Hometown: Omak, Washington
Occupation: Truck Company Owner
Hometown: Norwalk, Connecticut
Hometown: Orlando, Florida via Dominica
Current City: Houston
Occupation: Molecular Biologist
Hometown: Weston, Florida
Current City: Coral Springs, Florida
Hometown: Cameron Park, California
Current City: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Occupation: Deaflympics Gold Medalist
Hometown: St. Louis
Current City: Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Occupation: Political Consultant
Hometown: Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Hometown: Portland, Maine
Current City: Nashville