When does Celebrity Big Brother 2017 start? All you need to know about the new series

Line up rumours and everything else

Celebrity Big Brother

With Celebrity Big Brother UK set to start this week, we recap all of the latest news and everything YOU need to know about the new series.

When does Celebrity Big Brother 2017 start?

The CBB UK start date has been confirmed for Tuesday, August 1 on Channel 5 at 9PM hosted by Emma Willis.

The launch show will be followed straight after by Celebrity Big Brother's Bit On The Side, hosted by Rylan Clark-Neal.

And then we're lucky enough to get an hour of live feed from the house starting at midnight.

What's the latest CBB theme?

This summer’s celebrity housemates will be heading to "the country's top celeb retreat".

"Our celebrities will take a break from their hectic schedules," teased Channel 5, "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."

What's the new Celebrity Big Brother 2017 house like?

Channel 5 continued: "The Big Brother house is undergoing a complete redesign ready for its new star guests. It will become a high end retreat inspired by celeb hotel hang-outs.

"But while the celebs kick back and let their hair down, Big Brother never takes a day off – after all, he wants to ensure that the celebrities will have an experience that they will NEVER forget!"

As always, 40+ cameras will be watching their every move...

Who's on Celebrity Big Brother 2017?

There have been various rumoured celebrity housemates for the new series including YouTuber Trisha Paytas, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Brandi Glanville, X Factor's Amelia Lily, Gogglebox’s Sandi Bogle, TV psychic Derek Acorah and Absolutely Fabulous star Helen Lederer.

Joining them on a leaked list includes American Star of The Bachelor Chad Johnson, Reality star Jordan Davies, Real Housewives of Cheshire star Dawn Ward, Ex EastEnders actor Shaun Williamson, reality star and Hollyoaks actor Paul Danan and Girls Aloud's Sarah Harding.

And 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.

However as always, no names are confirmed until they step inside the house!

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