Big Brother’s release date has been announced by ITV and fans will not have to wait long for their dose of the new series. The show, hosted by AJ Odudu and Will Best, will premiere on Sunday, October 8th at 9 pm.
The Launch is scheduled to air on ITV1, ITV2 and ITVX in a multi-channel and streaming takeover to celebrate the “television event of the year” and the return of the series. The rest of the series will air every night at 9 p.m. on ITV2 and ITVX (apart from Saturdays).
During the first episode, a new cast of housemates from all walks of life will be the first to reside in the new Big Brother house.
All of the action will take place in the Big Brother house, like before, with eccentric tasks, nominations and live evictions returning.
Late & Live, hosted by Odudu and Best from the site of the Big Brother house in front of a live audience. The evictees’ first live interviews will only be available on Big Brother: Late & Live. The show will likewise feature famous guests, debates and weekly nomination results.
Odudu previously stated that she “couldn’t be happier” to host the show, adding, “Following in the footsteps of some of my favourite broadcasting legends to front such an iconic show is an absolute honour – and to do it alongside my amazing friend Will is the icing on the cake.”