Season 15 Episode 17

With another Houseguest out the door, a battle for HoH resumes with a surprising winner, all leading to a dramatic nominations ceremony.

McCrae and Amanda

1. McCrae and Amanda

Houseguest, McCrae and Amanda, on BIG BROTHER, Sunday, August 4, on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS ©2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Kissing

2. Kissing

Houseguest, McCrae and Amanda, on BIG BROTHER, Sunday, August 4, on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS ©2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Amanda and Elissa

3. Amanda and Elissa

Houseguest, Amanda and Elissa, on BIG BROTHER, Sunday, August 4, on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS ©2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Helen wins a BBQ

4. Helen wins a BBQ

Houseguests, Aaryn and Helen, on BIG BROTHER, Sunday, August 4, on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS ©2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Cheering

5. Cheering

Houseguests, Aaryn and Helen, on BIG BROTHER, Sunday, August 4, on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS ©2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
GinaMarie Wins HoH

6. GinaMarie Wins HoH

HOH Winner, GinaMarie, on BIG BROTHER, Sunday, August 4, on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS ©2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
HoH Winner

7. HoH Winner

HOH Winner, GinaMarie, on BIG BROTHER, Sunday, August 4, on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS ©2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Spencer

8. Spencer

Houseguest, Spencer, on BIG BROTHER, Sunday, August 4, on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS ©2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
HoH Competition

9. HoH Competition

Houseguests, GinaMarie and McCrae, compete in the HOH competition on BIG BROTHER, Sunday, August 4, on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS ©2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Hugs

10. Hugs

HOH Winner, GinaMarie, on BIG BROTHER, Sunday, August 4, on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS ©2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Getting Congratulations

11. Getting Congratulations

HOH Winner, GinaMarie, on BIG BROTHER, Sunday, August 4, on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS ©2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Competition

12. Competition

Houseguests compete on BIG BROTHER, Sunday, August 4, on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS ©2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Holding On

13. Holding On

Houseguests compete in the HOH competition on BIG BROTHER, Sunday, August 4, on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS ©2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
HoH Competition

14. HoH Competition

Houseguests compete in the HOH competition on BIG BROTHER, Sunday, August 4, on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS ©2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Judd Opens a Box

15. Judd Opens a Box

Houseguests compete in the HOH competition on BIG BROTHER, Sunday, August 4, on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS ©2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.