The BEST seasons of Big Brother (US)

Every season of Big Brother (US) ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best seasons of Big Brother (US)!

Big Brother follows a group of people living together in a house outfitted with dozens of high-definition cameras and 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 $750,000.

Last Updated: 2/23/2024Network: CBSStatus: Continuing
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Big Brother 7: All Stars
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8.69
39 votes

#1 - Big Brother 7: All Stars

First Aired 7/7/2006

Fourteen of the best and most iconic Big Brothers houseguests make their return to compete for the $500,000 grand prize.

Big Brother 10
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8.63
46 votes

#2 - Big Brother 10

First Aired 7/14/2008

Thirteen houseguests enter the house for a chance to win $500,000.

Big Brother 14
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8.43
42 votes

#3 - Big Brother 14

First Aired 7/13/2012

Sixteen houseguests enter the house for a chance to win $500,000. In the season's twist, four previous houseguests return as Coaches to build a Big Brother dream team - a $100,000 prize awaits the coach who picks the Big Brother winner.

Big Brother 6
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8.29
42 votes

#4 - Big Brother 6

First Aired 7/8/2005

Fourteen houseguests enter the house for a chance to win $500,000. In the season twist, every houseguest entered the house with a secret partner - believing they were the only pair. If both can reach the end, the winner would receive a grand prize of $1,000,000 and the runner-up, $250,000.

Big Brother 20
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8.22
60 votes

#5 - Big Brother 20

First Aired 6/28/2018

Sixteen houseguests enter the house for a chance to win $500,000.

Big Brother 17
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8.08
64 votes

#6 - Big Brother 17

First Aired 6/25/2015

Seventeen houseguests enter the house for a chance to win $500,000. This season brings back the iconic Twin Twist with two sisters swapping out every few days, unbeknownist to the other houseguests. The Battle of the Block makes it return.

Big Brother 3
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7.72
32 votes

#7 - Big Brother 3

First Aired 7/11/2002

Twelve houseguests enter the house in a chance to win $500,000. This season brought about more changes to the Big Brother format - the introduction of the Silver and Golden Power of Vetos.

Big Brother 2
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7.68
44 votes

#8 - Big Brother 2

First Aired 7/6/2001

This season brings a complete reformatting of Big Brother 1. The introduction of the Head of Household (HOH). The HOH would then nominate two houseguests for eviction. The fellow contestants would vote, and the player with the most votes would be evicted. On finale night, all former houseguests returned to vote for who they thought should win the grand prize.

Big Brother 8
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7.42
36 votes

#9 - Big Brother 8

First Aired 7/6/2007

Fourteen houseguests enter the house for a chance to win $500,000. In the seasons twists, 3 houseguests are shocked to learn their "enemy" will be entering the game - ex best friends, ex boyfriends, and an estranged father and daughter.

Big Brother 12
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7.42
36 votes

#10 - Big Brother 12

First Aired 7/9/2010

Thirteen houseguests enter the house for a chance to win $500,000.

Big Brother 18
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7.38
58 votes

#11 - Big Brother 18

First Aired 6/23/2016

Sixteen houseguests enter the house for a chance to win $500,000. In the season's twist, four previous houseguests make their return for a chance at the prize.

Big Brother 5
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7.23
31 votes

#12 - Big Brother 5

First Aired 7/7/2004

Fourteen houseguests enter the house for a chance to win $500,000. In the seasons twists, there are two sets of pre-existing relationships in the house - secret twins and long lost siblings.

Big Brother 16
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7.09
56 votes

#13 - Big Brother 16

First Aired 6/26/2014

Sixteen houseguests enter the house for a chance to win $500,000. This season's twist brings about the Battle of Block - two HOHs, 4 nominations, and the chance of an HOH being evicted.

Big Brother 25
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6.94
17 votes

#14 - Big Brother 25

First Aired 8/3/2023

Seventeen houseguests enter the house for a chance to win the grand prize of $750,000.

Big Brother 11
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6.88
34 votes

#15 - Big Brother 11

First Aired 7/10/2009

Thirteen houseguests enter the house for a chance to win $500,000.

Big Brother 24
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6.88
24 votes

#16 - Big Brother 24

First Aired 7/7/2022

Sixteen houseguests enter the house for a chance to win the grand prize of $750,000.

Big Brother 13
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6.71
34 votes

#17 - Big Brother 13

First Aired 7/8/2011

Thirteen houseguests enter the house for a chance to win $500,000. In the twist of the summer, three Dynamic Duos of iconic previous houseguests make their return for another chance to win - Dick and Daniele, Jordan and Jeff, Rachel and Brendon.

Big Brother 15
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6.70
46 votes

#18 - Big Brother 15

First Aired 6/27/2013

Sixteen houseguests enter the house for a chance to win $500,000.

Big Brother 4: Ex-Factor
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6.63
30 votes

#19 - Big Brother 4: Ex-Factor

First Aired 7/9/2003

In a season twist, ten of the thirteen houseguests are shocked to learn that they will competing alongside their exes. In addition, there brings the introduction of the Diamond Power of Veto and the sequestered Jury.

Big Brother 23
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6.28
36 votes

#20 - Big Brother 23

First Aired 7/8/2021

Sixteen houseguests enter the house for a chance to win the new grand prize of $750,000.

Season 19
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5.79
52 votes

#21 - Season 19

First Aired 6/29/2017

Season 19's new twist is called “Summer of Temptation,” where the Houseguests will be challenged like never before as they embark on a season of tempting offers that could give them money, power and safety in the game. But, they will need to be careful, because for every temptation taken, there will be a consequence to face. This season's house reflects the temptation twist with words like Money and Revenge hanging on the wall, constantly reminding the Houseguests that the game never stops.

Big Brother 21
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5.30
43 votes

#22 - Big Brother 21

First Aired 6/26/2019

Sixteen houseguests enter the house for a chance to win $500,000.

Big Brother 9: 'Til Death Do You Part
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5.19
26 votes

#23 - Big Brother 9: 'Til Death Do You Part

First Aired 2/13/2008

Sixteen houseguests enter the house for a chance to win $500,000. In the seasons twist, every houseguest would compete, be nominated, and be evicted as couples.

Big Brother 1: Big Brother 2000
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4.73
30 votes

#24 - Big Brother 1: Big Brother 2000

First Aired 7/6/2000

Big Brother 2000 was a near-exact port of the hit Netherlands (Holland) series of the same name. Every week, Housemates would nominate two fellow housemates and the two or more housemates with the most nominations were eligible for banishment. American viewers could then call a 1-900 number and cast a vote to banish a HouseGuest.

Big Brother 22: All Stars 2
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4.73
44 votes

#25 - Big Brother 22: All Stars 2

First Aired 8/6/2020

Sixteen houseguests consisting of the best and most iconic houseguests make their return to compete for the $500,000 prize.