The eighth season begins with 14 houseguests entering the compound and learning that some of them are sharing space with an unwelcome visitor from their past. Also, one person is secretly designated to be "America's Player" and must attempt to accomplish whatever viewers vote for them to do each week.
The housemates compete for food - the winners will have food for a week, the losers are forced to eat Big Brother Slop for a week. Alliances are formed and drama ensues as the housemates get to know each other.
The first veto competion is held, giving nominees Amber and Carol the chance to save themselves from being the first Big Brother 8 housemate evicted.
The first house guest is evicted from the house. Later, a new Head of Household is named.
Two housemates are nominated for the second eviction.
The veto competition is held. Later, the two housemates who will be put up for eviction are finalized. Will the power of veto be used?
One of the nominees for eviction, Joe and Dick, are voted out of the Big Brother house. Who will be the second housemate evicted?
Head of Household Dick puts up two housemates for eviction.
Housemates compete for the Power of Veto; Eric is given another America's Player challenge.
The third housemate is voted out live; the remaining housemates compete for Head of Household.
Head of Household Dustin nominates two for eviction.
Housemates, including Jen and Kail who are up for eviction, compete for the Power of Veto. Can Jen or Kail win and save themselves? Or will the nominations stand for the fourth live eviction?
For the second live eviction in a row, Kail is up for eviction. Will she be voted out or will fellow nominee Nick be evicted? Later, Dustin hands over his HoH status to the next Head of Household.
Head of Household Daniele nominates two housemates for eviction.
Housemates compete for the power of veto. Can Jen or Kail win and save themselves from eviction?
Kail and Eric are on the block this week. Will Kail be able to save herself from eviction again or will America's Player Eric be sent packing? Later, a new Head of Household is named.
New Head of Household Jessica nominates two of her housemates for eviction.
Houseguests, including nominees Dick and Daniele, play for the power of veto. Can Dick or Daniele save themselves from eviction?
Last episode, Dick saved Daniele from eviction and now is on the block with Dustin. Will Dick be evicted or can he find a way to save himself even though the majority is against him?
Nominees Jameka and Amber, along with the other housemates, compete for the Power of Veto. Will Jameka or Amber be able to save themselves from eviction?
A housemate is evicted live. Can Jen escape her 4th time on the block or will Jameka be sent packing? Later, a new HoH is named.
Head of Household Jessica nominates two for eviction.
The two nominees, Mike and Amber, and other housemates compete for the power of veto.
One of the nominated houseguests, either Zach or Amber, are evicted live. Later, a new Head of Household is named.
The Head of Household nominates two for eviction.
A recap of highlights from season 8.
The winner is selected by the seven-person jury.