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09.13.2006

MIKE "BOOGIE" MALIN WINS "BIG BROTHER: ALL-STARS" AND THE GRAND PRIZE $500,000!!

STUDIO CITY, CALIF., Sept. 13 -- Mike "Boogie" Malin emerged triumphant last night as BIG BROTHER: ALL-STARS' grand prize winner of $500,000 based on the votes of his former housemates on the jury. Erika Landin will receive $50,000 as the second place winner. Another prize of $25,000 went to Janelle Pierzina for being voted America's favorite juror. After living in the BIG BROTHER: ALL-STARS house for 71 days and 1,704 hours, Mike "Boogie" Malin, the 35-year-old restaurateur originally from Concord, N.H. and currently living in West Hollywood, Calif. and Erika Landin, the 36-year-old Pilates instructor originally from Chicago and currently living in Los Angeles, faced a jury consisting of the last seven evicted houseguests (listed alphabetically): "Chicken" George Boswell, Howie Gordon, Will Kirby, Janelle Pierzina, Danielle Reyes, Marcellas Reynolds and James Rhine. Jennifer "Nakomis" Dedmon, Diane Henry, Alison Irwin, Kaysar Ridha and Jase Wirey were also present, but were not part of the jury. After each of the jury members had the chance to ask the finalists questions, the seven members of the jury voted live for whom they wanted to win. By a vote of 6-1, Mike "Boogie" became the grand-prize winner of $500,000. Marcellas was the only juror who voted for Erika. For more information about the finale of BIG BROTHER: ALL-STARS, log on to www.CBS.com. NOTE TO EDITORS: Photos are available on CBSpressexpress.com. RATING: To Be Announced