What time does Celebrity Big Brother start tonight? Launch night schedule!

Celebrity Big Brother 2017 start date and time

Celebrity Big Brother

Summer's Celebrity Big Brother 2017 begins TONIGHT on Channel 5 and here are all the timings and shows you need to know about.

The main live launch show will air from 9PM on Channel 5 this evening as host Emma Willis introduces us to the new cast of celebrity housemates.

We'll finally find out who on the rumoured Celebrity Big Brother line up will actually be entering and whether there are any new names in the mix.

Straight after the two-hour opener and Rylan Clark-Neal will take charge of the rowdy Celebrity Big Brother Bit On The Side audience from 11PM with all the latest news, gossip and exclusive clips from the house.

And then there's good news for live feed fans with Live From The House airing from midnight.

The nightly highlights shows will then air across the week from 9PM with Bit On The Side following.

The next live show is not scheduled until next week meaning - unless we get a backdoor eviction - the housemates will be safe from the axe for now.

But who will be on that cast? Some names linked to the Celebrity Big Brother 2017 line up are Girls Aloud's Sarah Harding YouTuber Trisha Paytas, X Factor's Amelia Lily, Gogglebox’s Sandi Bogle, TV psychic Derek Acorah and Absolutely Fabulous star Helen Lederer.

More rumoured Celebrity Big Brother 2017 housemates are Ex On The Beach star Jemma Lucy, Made In Chelsea's Sam Thompson, Mob Wives' star Marissa Jade and daughter of Chris de Burgh and model Rosanna Davison

But of course the official line up will only be confirmed when the housemates step inside the house!

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