Big Brother, Julie Chen

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Big Brother has assembled its cast for season 16 and they range in ages from 21 to 42 and careers from minister to YouTube personality. Along with the new contestants come new twists!

In Big Brother 16, there will be two Head of Household (HOH) positions each week. The HOH, each of them, will nominate two fellow Houseguests for eviction each week, BUT being HOH no longer guarantee's safety in the game of the week. Additionally, viewers can influence the game thanks to the added Team America element and there will be a new competition titled Battle of The Block.

Julie Chen, you may know her as the Chenbot, returns to host Big Brother 16 on Wednesday, June 25 with eight contestants being introduced that night. The two-part premiere continues on Thursday, June 26 with the second part introducing the remaining eight contestants.

"When the Houseguests learn about the new twists, they will need to throw out any pre-existing strategy if they want to survive in the game," Allison Grodner, executive producer of Big Brother, said in a statement. "The new Battle of the Block competition will shake up the power in the house like never before. A Houseguest can go from zero to hero, or vice versa, every week!"

Meet the contestants—including Ariana Grande's brother—below!

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