Big Brother 2013: Rylan Clark starts work on Bit On The Side!

Rylan Clark (Celebrity Big Brother 2013)

New Big Brother 2013 spin-off hosts Rylan Clark and AJ Odudu have already started work on the show, ahead of next month's launch.

Channel 5 confirmed this week that Rylan and AJ would be joining Emma Willis on Bit On The Side for the new series this summer.

"I have followed the show since the very beginning. It was a dream come true to enter the Celebrity Big Brother house this year, let alone win it! Being offered the job to present Big Brother’s Bit On The Side was amazing," X Factor finalist turned Celebrity Big Brother winner Rylan said.

Newcomer AJ has presented on both TV and radio and is no stranger to Bit On The Side having appeared before as a panelist on the show.

She said: “It’s going to be brilliant fun hooking up with Rylan and Emma for Big Brother’s Bit On The Side. I can’t wait to find out who the housemates are and get stuck in.”

Rylan and AJ

The pair were on set together this week as they took part in a photoshoot to promote the new series, which is expected to launch in the first two weeks of June.

AJ tweeted: "Think @RylanClark and I will get on a treat!"

Meanwhile, Rylan gushed to his fans: "before i fall asleep.... THANK YOU to everyone whos phoned, text, tweeted etc about @bbuk so excited and cant wait to start. xxxxxxx"

The pair will be fronting the show every day after Big Brother, as well as a new Sunday lunchtime show.

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