News of the past couple of days:
- Ratings continue to improve after being in a slump most of the year, as the Sunday show got 6.81 million viewers, which did better than the Cincinnati-Jacksonille NFL preseason game on NBC.
- POV and HOH winner Nicole kept nominations the same, so either Paul or Michelle will finish in 7th place on Thursday night on the 79th day.
The biggest event in the house these past couple of the days was the unplanned visit of a drone, dropping a sex doll into the house. Everyone speculated what it all meant, with several houseguests coming up with all kinds of different possible answers and perceptions.
We’ve sunk pretty far when that serves as excitement.
Michelle looks done for, and I don’t think there will be an 11th hour miracle to save her as was the case during the double eviction a few weeks ago. Nicole keeping Victor around, a proven competitions winner, is in my mind a big mistake. Then again, Nicole was never going to be known as a great in-game tactician.
The ratings continue to rise over the past week. The show will probably average downward from the 6.18 they had last year, but not the 5.5 I predicted early this season. Could the boost in ratings be due to 4 of the 7 survivors (and soon 4 of the 6) are so-called “couples” in the house? Bold prediction: the fall BB spin-off will be couples related, ala BB9 in 2008. Why? CBS loves to spin new seasons as something new, when in fact it’s just a different spin of stuff we’ve seen before. It’s what they do.
Back Friday with more, sooner in the unlikely event things change dramatically, though I don’t see that happening. Let’s put it this way: this season can’t end fast enough for me.