Meet the ‘Big Brother’ Houseguests

by | June 30, 2010 at 8:23 AM | Big Brother, RealityTV, TV News

'Big Brother' Host Julie Chen (Photo: CBS)

'Big Brother' Host Julie Chen (Photo: CBS)

BY: Derrik J. Lang

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – Who is the ‘Big Brother’ saboteur?

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That’s the question that contestants will no doubt be consumed with on the 12th edition of CBS’ voyeuristic reality TV series, which confines a group of strangers — or houseguests, as they’re known on the show — inside a makeshift two-story domicile for the summer, all while being constantly monitored by over 50 video cameras and 95 microphones.

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This season, a mole has been planted among the houseguests to do the viewers’ bidding and disrupt the players’ lives during ‘Big Brother,’ which premeires July 8 at 8 p.m. EDT. This summer’s contestants include an Orthodox Jewish podiatrist, a deputy sheriff who survived ovarian cancer, an oil rig salesman from Texas and a tattooed Mensa member.

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