Big Brother 12 Announces Twist

“Expect The Unexpected”. That’s what Julie Chen always reminds the houseguests and this year will be no different. Today, CBS revealed Big Brother Season 12’s major twist that’ll cause havoc within the house. In a series first, one contestant will enter the Big Brother with one goal in mind- SABOTAGE.

In years past, fans had a say in controlling “America’s Player“. This year viewers will have an unprecedented influence over the game as the “Saboteur” will receive tasks directly from the audience. The Saboteur’s mission will be to carry out viewer suggestions on how best to disrupt the lives of fellow players.

Upon moving into the house on premiere night, Houseguests will discover that one of them is not really there to win the game, but rather to sabotage their fellow players.  While the saboteur’s identity will remain a secret to the Houseguests, America will learn his/her identity on Thursday, July 15, during the first LIVE show.  At that time, fans can begin offering suggestions for how the saboteur should disrupt the game. 

The longer the saboteur is able to maintain their anonymity while carrying out their fan-inspired sabotage, the more financially rewarding it will be for them.  For instructions on how to submit suggestions to the Big Brother Saboteur, visit

Big Brother follows a group of people living together in a house outfitted with over 52 cameras and 95 microphones, recording their every move 24 hours-a-day.  Each week, the houseguests will vote someone out of the house.  At the end, the last remaining houseguest will receive the grand prize of $500,000. Be sure to catch all this year’s action when Big Brother 12 premieres on Thursday July 8, 2010.

  • Adam A.

    As much as I lover Big Brother, everytime they have a twist like this, the anonymity never seems to last that long. Usually within the first two weeks the house guests already know whats up. I think the most original season for the twists was the one with the twins replacing each other, BRILLIANT!!! If they could find a way to do something along those lines again, it would make it more interesting. Although I don’t think that 12 people cooped up need anyone instigating them….they all tend to self-destruct.