Conway native Spencer Clawson, 31, has made it to the finale of the CBS reality show Big Brother, just as his family predicted.
Clawson’s brother, Chuck Clawson, said Monday the family is leaving for Los Angeles, Calif. Tuesday to make it in time for the Wednesday season finale airing live at 7 p.m.
This is the 15th season of the reality show that follows a group of “houseguests” who live under close surveillance monitored conditions for three months.
Sixty-five cameras and 98 microphones record participants’ every move, according to the CBS network.
Clawson, who has made headlines with fellow housemates during reportedly “one of the most controversial seasons” in the show’s history, has survived eight rounds on the “chopping block.”
He is one of three to compete in the final program, and a remaining two will face a jury of previously evicted houseguests.
Clawson’s family said in June after he left for California that they had no doubt he’d win.
His brother, Chuck Clawson, said Monday his brother is a good game player who has built the right relationships with people in the house.
He said Spencer’s personal alliances have kept him from being evicted in the game, and his wits have served him well through the social experiment that also calls on skill.
Memory and puzzle solving are his brother’s strengths, Chuck Clawson said.
The skills put him at an advantage earlier in the show when he won “head of household,” a position that would secure his place in the final group.
“He’s funny, and he’s endearing to the people in the house. Obviously the ties and bonds he has developed with them is how he has been able to form an alliance that has carried him to the final three. He has survived eviction eight times and counting,” Chuck Clawson said.
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