Slidell gym manager headed to CBS’ ‘Big Brother’ house; series premieres June 22-23 _lowres

CBS photo by MONTY BRINTON -- Victor Arroyo, of Slidell, will compete on this season's 'Big Brother' on CBS.

Victor Arroyo, of Slidell, is packing his bags for the “Big Brother” house.

The 25-year-old operations manager at LA Fitness is one of 12 houseguests announced for this season of the CBS reality series.

Arroyo’s Facebook page says he’s originally from Jayuya, Puerto Rico.

This summer, the strangers will spend a record 99 days inside the house, located on a Los Angeles studio lot, as cameras in every room record them 24/7, a news release says.

The houseguests will vote out one of their own each week, with the last one remaining winning $500,000.

The show’s three-hour premiere will span two nights, airing 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday . Julie Chen returns as host.

This season’s new twists will be announced during the premiere. Details about the house will be announced shortly, the release says.

Following the premiere, “Big Brother” will air from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sundays, beginning June 26; 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning June 29; and 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays, beginning June 30, featuring the live eviction show.

According to CBS, last summer, all three editions of the show ranked among the top 10 summer series in adults 18-49, adults 18-34 and adults 25-54.

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