Celebrity Big Brother 2017 summer start date confirmed for August

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Celebrity Big Brother 2017's summer start date has been confirmed for next month.

Channel 5 has today announced that Celebrity Big Brother: Summer 2017 launches on Channel 5 in August.

Although the exact date has not yet been officially confirmed by Channel 5, the new series is rumoured to be launching on Thursday, August 3.

That's due to be six days after the Big Brother final which will take place on Friday, July 28.

In a teaser released today, Channel 5 said: "Celebrity Big Brother is back and it's bigger and hotter than ever!"

Big Brother 2017: Emma Willis
Big Brother 2017: Emma Willis

They added: "The Big Brother house is undergoing a massive change to get summer ready for its new celebrity guests! Stay tuned for more information next week."

Channel 5 have also confirmed Celebrity Big Brother's Bit On the Side will return weeknights with Rylan Clark-Neal. Joining him will be a variety of celebrity panellists, talking heads and an audience of CBB fans to debate hot topics, reveal exclusives and go behind the scenes of the main show.

It's expected that the summer series of Celebrity Big Brother will run for up to four weeks, potentially finishing in the first week of September.

A number of celebs have been linked to the Celebrity Big Brother 2017 cast including X Factor's Amelia Lily, TV psychic Derek Acorah ad TV presenter John Leslie.

Plus there's Britain's Next Top Model contestant Talulah-Eve Brown, X Factor's Sam Callahan, TOWIE's Pete Wicks and Real Housewives of Cheshire star Ester Dee.

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

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And more recent rumours have included So Macho hitmaker Sinitta and Girls Aloud's Sarah Harding.

Of course, housemates are only ever officially confirmed when they step through the doors on launch night.

With Celebrity Big Brother still a few weeks to go, Big Brother continues nightly on Channel 5.

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