Arisa Cox named host of Big Brother Canada


From a media release:


  • Series Premieres February 27th at 9pm ET/PT on Slice

Canadian television personality Arisa Cox (CBCNN, E! News Weekend, The Lofters) is taking on the coveted role of Host of Big Brother Canada. On February 27th at 9pm ET/PT Arisa will introduce viewers to the first ever batch of Canadian houseguests and week-to-week will eavesdrop on the house and navigate the houseguests through surprise twists and unexpected turns. Canadians won’t miss a moment of this winter’s hottest series with Slice available on free preview in nearly 10 million homes across the country just in time for launch.

Whether interviewing A-list celebrities as co-host of E! News Weekend, walking the runway at Toronto Fashion Week, or writing fashion commentary for the National Post, Arisa can tackle any situation. Her diverse background as an entertainment host, pop culture commentator, journalist, actor and writer provide her with the ability to ask the tough questions – those that everyone watching at home will be eager to know. Early in her career, she appeared on the first season of the Canadian reality series, The Lofters. Having lived on camera for a full year, Arisa can relate to the houseguest experience – having your every move caught on camera and witnessed by a national audience.

Big Brother Canada, the first Canadian installment of Endemol’s worldwide hit franchise, premieres on February 27th and will air three nights a week on Wednesdays at 9pm ET/PT, Thursdays at 10pm ET/PT and Sundays at 9pm ET/PT, with live eviction episodes on Thursdays. Big Brother Canada After Dark will kick off on February 27th and air seven days a week from 2am-5am ET/ 11pm-2am PT.

Information on the Big Brother Canada house and houseguests will be announced at a later date. For more information on Arisa Cox and Big Brother Canada news, videos and photos visit