Celebrity Big Brother cast of houseguests revealed for new US series

Celebrity Big Brother 2019 contestants for American CBB

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The Celebrity Big Brother cast of hosueguests for 2019’s new American series has been unveiled.

CBS, who currently air the ‘normal’ version of the show in the States, will kick off a new US series on January 21, 2019.

Although Celebrity Big Brother had been going here in the UK for almost 20 years (RIP), it only made its debut in America last year.

“‘Big Brother’ has been dominating pop culture throughout its 19 seasons, and it is exciting to grow the franchise with the first-ever celebrity edition in the US,” executive producers Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan said at the time.

They added: “Celebrities will be under the watchful eye of the Big Brother cameras, facing the classic game elements, and of course new twists in this special winter event.”

The first series of CBB in the States was won by Broadway star Marissa Jaret Winokur.

Now a line up of contestants who will be houseguests for Season 2 have been revealed.

Celebrity Big Brother USA cast 2019

The Celebrity Big Brother cast of celebrities and contestants who will be houseguests for Season 2 was revealed at the weekend.

The line up includes everyone from models and boy band members to basketball players and Broadway stars.

Anthony Scaramucci – Former White House Communications Director and financier.
Dina Lohan – Momager, mom of Lindsay Lohan
Joey Lawrence – Actor and producer, Melissa & Joey star
Jonathan Bennett – Actor and host, Mean Girls star

Kandi Burruss – Singer and TV personality, The Real Housewives of Atlanta star
Kato Kaelin – Actor and host
Lolo Jones – Olympic track and bobsled athlete
Natalie Eva Marie – Former WWE wrestler and actress

Ricky Williams – Former NFL running back
Ryan Lochte – Competitive swimmer and 12-time Olympic medalist
Tamar Braxton – Singer and TV personality, Braxton Family Values
Tom Green – Comedian

The US Celebrity Big Brother will be hosted by Julie Chen, who also fronts the civilian series, and will begin on January 21, 2019.

The show will air multiple episodes a week and in a move to make Celebrity Big Brother UK viewers jealous, feature online live feeds from the house.

The latest run of Celebrity Big Brother UK aired on Channel 5 last summer, before both it and the main Big Brother series were axed.

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