All The Reasons Why Big Brother Makes Summer Better

It inspires us to, well, work out.

1. It inspires us to, well, work out.

When we take a look at the new cast of Big Brother every summer, our jaws immediately drop. We're talkin' rock-hard abs, bulging biceps, and chiseled legs. 

Whether they're practicing yoga or pumping iron, we're totally inspired by what the Houseguests are doing to prepare their six-packs for 24/7 viewing.

Watch all-new episodes of Big Brother on Sundays and Wednesdays at 8/7c, and Thursdays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Then, be sure to check out the Big Brother Live Feeds—exclusively available through CBS All Access!
It always keeps us on our toes.

2. It always keeps us on our toes.

Wait, Liz has a twin? And, they've been switching places throughout the season? Yup! That's Liz with her twin sister Julia trading places in the Diary Room. 

 
It lets us spy on showmances like

3. It lets us spy on showmances like "Slay."

Put two Southern cuties in the same house and, well, you guessed it—a showmance is bound to happen. It seems wherever Shelli goes, Clay is inches behind.... and she doesn't seem to mind one bit. 
It surprises us with some familiar faces.

4. It surprises us with some familiar faces.

An unexpected twist of the summer was when former Amazing Race partners Jeff and Jackie entered the BB17 house. These ex-competitors were the only people to know each other before Big Brother, so it's no wonder the 14 other Houseguests kept a close eye on them.
It makes our Thursdays that much more exciting.

5. It makes our Thursdays that much more exciting.

Thursdays in the Big Brother world means one thing—eviction night. That's when the gorgeous Julie Chen interviews the newly evicted Houseguest after the live votes are tallied. 

 
It includes Zingbot as a summer staple.

6. It includes Zingbot as a summer staple.

Every summer, Zingbot stops by the Big Brother house to offer comic relief and dole out one-line zingers to the Houseguests. If you're a superfan of the show, then you've loved this robot visitor since his first appearance. Ziiiing!
It streams the Live Feeds all summer long.

7. It streams the Live Feeds all summer long.

After Big Brother premieres, the 24/7 Live Feeds of the house start rolling. From that moment until the end of the season, fans are able to experience the show on a whole new level.  
Here, they're able to study every friendship, argument, showmance, and alliance before the news breaks anywhere else.

Talk about about being a fly on the wall! 
It lets the fans have a voice.

8. It lets the fans have a voice.

Unlike on other shows, fans definitely have a voice in the Big Brother house, and that's what makes summertime the best time. Past Live Feeds votes include things like what you want the Houseguests to eat and what secret delivery you'd like to surprise them with. 
It's not like any other show on TV.

9. It's not like any other show on TV.

Where else will you see 14 people—including one wearing a hooded sweatshirt—showering together? These are the kinds of unforgettable moments that we really didn't see coming, which is why we continue to tune in year after year.

Watch all-new episodes of Big Brother on Sundays and Wednesdays at 8/7c, and Thursdays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Then, be sure to check out the Big Brother Live Feeds—exclusively available through CBS All Access!