Celebrity Big Brother 2017 start date and housemates line up rumours

Celebrity Big Brother 2017 summer start date and contestants rumours


The Celebrity Big Brother 2017 start date is nearing but when does it launch and who's on the line up?

The latest run of Celebrity Big Brother aired back in January with a brand new 'All Stars v New Stars' twist.

Now Big Brother bosses are gearing up for the latest summer series, which launches next month (August).

When does Celebrity Big Brother 2017 start?

Celebrity Big Brother 2017's summer series will launch the first week of August, Channel 5 has confirmed.

A precise date has now been officially announced for Tuesday, August 1 at 9PM with a preliminary 30 day run - although this could change.

Rylan Clark-Neal and Emma Willis
Rylan Clark-Neal and Emma Willis

The launch will follow just days after the Big Brother final which has been confirmed for next Friday, July 28.

Who's on the Celebrity Big Brother line up?

A whole host of names have been rumoured for the Celebrity Big Brother 2017 summer cast already.

Some of the strongest to be linked are Girls Aloud's Sarah Harding, Absolutely Fabulous star Helen Lederer, reality star Jordan Davies and X Factor singer Amelia Lily.

Also rumoured for CBB 2017's lineup have been reality star and Hollyoaks actor Paul Danan, TOWIE's Pete Wicks and TV presenter John Leslie.

Plus there's Britain's Next Top Model contestant Talulah-Eve Brown, X Factor's Sam Callahan, celebrity tattooist Kevin Paul and Real Housewives of Cheshire star Ester Dee.

Yet more potential Celebrity Big Brother 2017 summer housemates are Former MP Simon Danczuk, and Gogglebox's Sandi Bogle.

Any big twists planned?

What with it being the landmark 20th Celebrity Big Brother series, rumour has it we could see some familiar past housemates back (again) to celebrate.

Rylan Clark-Neal and Emma Willis
Rylan Clark-Neal and Emma Willis

Channel 5 has only teased so far: "This summer, our celebrities will take a break from their hectic schedules for a stay in the country's top celeb retreat - the Celebrity Big Brother house.

"Here they can let down their guard and unwind away from the paparazzi. It's sure to be holiday heaven for some celebrities and a holiday from hell for others."

For now Big Brother continues nightly on Channel 5.

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