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Janelle Pierzina, Rachel Reilly talk 'Big Brother', 'The Amazing Race', 'Snake in the Grass'

A pair of Big Brother legends, Rachel Reilly Villegas (Big Brother 12, winner of Big Brother 13, The Amazing Race 20, Amazing Race 24, Amazing Race 31) and Janelle Pierzina (Big Brother 6, Big Brother 7: All-Stars, Big Brother 14, Big Brother 22: All-Stars, Amazing Race 31) visit the Jack Vita Show to reflect on their time on Big Brother and The Amazing Race, and discuss their latest adventure: USA Network's Snake in the Grass.

Rachel and Janelle look back on their time on Big Brother and discuss how the franchise has changed over the years. Janelle first played in 2005 and most recently played in 2020. What was it like being disconnected from the world in the chaotic year that was 2020? What would Rachel and Janelle change about Big Brother, and why does Janelle think Big Brother should entirely get rid of its live feeds? Why did Rachel and Janelle say "no" to CBS' The Challenge: USA, and what are their thoughts on the new show thus far? What do these ladies feel is changing reality television for the worse, as a whole?

Later, they preview and discuss their new show, Snake in the Grass, with their episode airing on Monday, August 29 at 11pm ET. They will be teamed up with Survivor stars Stephenie LaGrossa Kendrick and Cirie Fields! Find out what we can expect from their upcoming episode! Get ready to laugh, because it's another hilarious edition of the Jack Vita Show you will not want to miss!

If you missed our conversation with Stephenie and Cirie from last week, check it out here!

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You can follow Janelle (@janellepierzina) and Rachel (@rachelreillyvillegas) on Instagram.

Check out 'The Challenge' contestants on the Jack Vita Show:

1) 'Survivor's Jay Starrett on 'The Challenge' 36, 'Survivor' 33 (February 13, 2021)

2) The Challenge's Dario Medrano talks MLB baseball, CFP expansion, MTV reality TV (June 14, 2021)

3) Jessica McCain France talks The Challenge, Real World: Portland, baseball, Christian faith (July 2, 2022)

Check out Survivor contestants on the Jack Vita Show:

1) Survivor: China contestant Leslie Nease on her Christian faith and reality TV (October 28, 2019)

2) Jonny Fairplay talks "dead grandma" lie, faith, and life after 'Survivor' (February 18, 2020)

3) 'Survivor' Contestant Reem Daly on the 'Edge of Extinction', 'Winners at War', and social distancing (April 6, 2020)

4) Former 'Survivor' contestant Albert Destrade previews ALCS, NLCS (October 12, 2020)

5) 'Survivor's Jay Starrett on 'The Challenge' 36, 'Survivor' 33 (February 13, 2021)

6) What if 18 MLB players competed on 'Survivor'? (Feat. Albert Destrade, 'Survivor: South Pacific') (February 20, 2021)

7) 2021 MLB preview: Survivor's Albert Destrade previews the NL East (March 25, 2021)

8) Survivor: South Pacific's Albert Destrade talks Braves, Cubs, MLB trade deadline, injuries (August 4, 2021)

9) Stephenie LaGrossa Kendrick talks 'Survivor', life and Philly sports (September 21, 2021)

10) Orestes Destrade, Albert Destrade recap ALDS, NLDS; preview ALCS, NLCS (October 15, 2021)

11) Survivor: Africa's Teresa "T-Bird" Cooper on Braves, World Series (October 26, 2021)

12) Garrett Powell, Teresa "T-Bird" Cooper and Albert Destrade celebrate first Georgia sports' title since 1995 (November 4, 2021)

13) Jodi Wincheski talks Amazing Race, Survivor, reality TV casting (December 10, 2021)

14) Brad Culpepper talks Urban Meyer, Florida, NFL career, 'Survivor' (December 20, 2021)

15) Clarence Black talks Detroit sports, faith and Survivor: Africa (February 25, 2022)

16) Scot Pollard talks 2002 Kings-Lakers Game 6, Kansas, Survivor (May 4, 2022)

17) Survivor's Coach Ben Wade talks coaching, life, Heroes vs. Villains (July 14, 2022)

18) Stephenie LaGrossa Kendrick, Cirie Fields talk 'Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains', 'Snake in the Grass' (August 18, 2022)

Check out The Bachelor/Bachelorette contestants on the Jack Vita Show:

1) 'Bachelorette' contestant Garrett Powell on NFL Draft, Braves, Bachelor secrets and Christian faith (May 1, 2021)

2) The Bachelorette's Jordan Kimball on Bachelor in Paradise, reality TV, Chris Harrison, sports, faith (May 19, 2021)

3) The Bachelorette's Garrett Powell talks golf, US Open, MLB, faith (June 21, 2021)

4) The Bachelorette's Garrett Powell tackles NFL Week 6, NCAAF week 7 (October 19, 2021)

5) Garrett Powell, Teresa "T-Bird" Cooper and Albert Destrade celebrate first Georgia sports' title since 1995 (November 4, 2021)

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