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Julie Chen

Julie Chen, host of Big Brother, follows a group of people living together in a house outfitted with 87 HD cameras and more than 100 microphones, recording their every move 24 hours a day. Each week, someone will be voted out of the house, with the last remaining Houseguest receiving the grand prize of $500,000. (Photo: Bill Inoshita/CBS)

‘Big Brother’: Meet the New Houseguests

For some TV viewers, summer doesn’t officially begin until Julie Chen appears outside of the Big Brother house and utters those two famous words: “but first.” Today CBS announced the 16 “Houseguests” whom we’ll come to love, hate, and love to hate over the course of the next three months. Click through to meet the Chenbot’s latest victims.

Big Brother premieres Wednesday, June 28, at 8 p.m. on CBS.