Season 16 Episode 9

One houseguest reigns as HoH as his nominees remain on the chopping block. Plus, Team America gets their first mission.

Brittany hosts

Brittany hosts

Houseguest Brittany hosts the "Abraca-BOB-ra" Battle of the Block competition on BIG BROTHER Sunday, July 13 (8:00 -- 9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS 2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Battle of the Block

Battle of the Block

"Battle of the Block - Competition" -- Coverage of the CBS series BIG BROTHER 16, scheduled to air on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS 2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Amber and Donny win!

Amber and Donny win!

Houseguest Amber and Donny compete in the "Abraca-BOB-ra" Battle of the Block competition on BIG BROTHER Sunday, July 13 (8:00 -- 9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS 2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

"Abraca-BOB-ra"

Houseguests Amber, Jocasta and Caleb compete in the "Abraca-BOB-ra" Battle of the Block competition on BIG BROTHER Sunday, July 13 (8:00 -- 9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS 2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Nominations for the week

Nominations for the week

Houseguest Amber, Donny, Jocasta and Caleb are nominated by Derrick and Nicole on BIG BROTHER Sunday, July 13 (8:00 -- 9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS 2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Jocasta and Caleb compete

Jocasta and Caleb compete

Houseguests Jocasta and Caleb compete in the "Abraca-BOB-ra" Battle of the Block competition on BIG BROTHER Sunday, July 13 (8:00 -- 9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS 2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Competing in the Battle of the Block

Competing in the Battle of the Block

Houseguests Donny, Amber, Jocasta, Caleb, Nicole and Derrick in the "Abraca-BOB-ra" Battle of the Block competition on BIG BROTHER Sunday, July 13 (8:00 -- 9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS 2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Jocasta

Jocasta

Houseguest Jocasta on BIG BROTHER Sunday, July 13 (8:00 -- 9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS 2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Putting together the puzzle

Putting together the puzzle

Houseguest Jocasta and Caleb compete in the "Abraca-BOB-ra" Battle of the Block competition on BIG BROTHER Sunday, July 13 (8:00 -- 9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS 2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Amber and Jocasta

Amber and Jocasta

Houseguests Amber and Jocasta in the "Abraca-BOB-ra" Battle of the Block competition on BIG BROTHER Sunday, July 13 (8:00 -- 9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS 2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Frankie

Frankie

Houseguest Frankie on BIG BROTHER Sunday, July 13 (8:00 -- 9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS 2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Working together

Working together

Houseguest Amber and Donny compete in the "Abraca-BOB-ra" Battle of the Block competition on BIG BROTHER Sunday, July 13 (8:00 -- 9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS 2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Amber

Amber

Houseguest Amber after the Nomination ceremony on BIG BROTHER Sunday, July 13 (8:00 -- 9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS 2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Donny competes

Donny competes

Houseguest Donny competes in the "Abraca-BOB-ra" Battle of the Block competition on BIG BROTHER Sunday, July 13 (8:00 -- 9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS 2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Amber and Donny vs. Jocasta and Caleb

Amber and Donny vs. Jocasta and Caleb

Houseguests Donny, Amber, Jocasta and Caleb compete in the "Abraca-BOB-ra" Battle of the Block competition on BIG BROTHER Sunday, July 13 (8:00 -- 9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS 2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Donny competes

Donny competes

Houseguest Donny competes in the "Abraca-BOB-ra" Battle of the Block competition on BIG BROTHER Sunday, July 13 (8:00 -- 9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS 2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Blue team

Blue team

Houseguest Jocasta and Caleb compete in the "Abraca-BOB-ra" Battle of the Block competition on BIG BROTHER Sunday, July 13 (8:00 -- 9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS 2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Red team

Red team

Houseguest Amber and Donny compete in the "Abraca-BOB-ra" Battle of the Block competition on BIG BROTHER Sunday, July 13 (8:00 -- 9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS 2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Nicole and Derrick

Nicole and Derrick

HOH's Nicole and Derrick watch their nominees in the "Abraca-BOB-ra" Battle of the Block competition on BIG BROTHER Sunday, July 13 (8:00 -- 9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS 2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved