Big Brother 2015 start date confirmed for May 12 on Channel 5

Big Brother: Timebomb starts next month!

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The Big Brother 2015 start date has been officially confirmed for May 12

The new series will begin at 9PM on Tuesday, May 12, Channel 5 has today confirmed, and those in Ireland can watch the show on TV3.

It's two days earlier than the tipped May 14 date and makes it the earliest launch EVER for Big Brother since its first series back in 2000.

LET THE COUNTDOWN COMMENCE!

The news follows the unveiling of this year's new Big Brother 2015 eye and 'Timebomb' theme.

Channel 5 teased via their official Twitter account last night: "Every second counts. Big Brother: Timebomb is coming soon to @channel5_tv..."

In a trailer for the new series (below), we see hosts Emma Willis and Rylan Clark attempt to deal with Big Brother's 'Timebomb'.

"Days will turn into nights, time will stop, rewind, tasks will be turned on their heads," reacts Emma.

As always, we'll have all the latest from the Big Brother: Timebomb house this summer so make sure you're following us on Twitter @TellyMix and have liked us on Facebook.

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Watch the trailer here...

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