Big Brother launch date REVEALED!

'Big Brother’ will arrive on screens next month in a multichannel extravaganza across ITV with new hosts AJ Odudu and Will Best.

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'Big Brother’ will arrive on screens next month.

ITV has announced that the AJ Odudu and Will Best-fronted reboot of the legendary reality show will debut on Sunday 8 October at 9pm across, ITV1, ITV2, and ITVX before airing nightly on ITV2 and ITVX daily - aside from Saturdays - with a special pre-recorded episode dubbed, ‘Big Brother: The Launch’ that will see the new crop of housemates enter the brand spanking new house to entertain the nation before one is the voted the eventual winner.

‘Big Brother’ - which first aired on Channel Four in 2000 with host Davina McCall, 55, and launched the careers of many famous faces on TV today like ‘This Morning’ presenters Alison Hammond. 48, and Josie Gibson, 38, - will also feature the nightly show ‘Big Brother: Late and Live’ which will give another hour of bonus content with a live studio audience with the two new hosts like all the evictees’ exit interviews.

ITVX will also play host to ‘Big Brother: Live Stream’, which gives people the chance to tune into the 24-hour stream so you don’t have to miss out on a minute of the action.

This revelation comes after a new trailer was released for the reality show that features AJ, 35, parodying Marcus Bentley’s Geordie accent - who has narrated all 19 series of the show as well as every edition of ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ - while a timestamp of 8.49 appears on the screen.

In the clip, the 35-year-old television presenter says: "8:49PM AJ and Will are getting ready to go into the Big Brother house,” to which Will, 38, copies.


Upon hearing their impressions, the 55-year-old voice over artist responds: "8:49PM AJ and Will should stick to presenting. Big Brother sees it all."

Meanwhile, a telly insider recently revealed that the new version of ‘Big Brother’ won’t be following the ‘Love Island’ two-drink maximum in the house.

A source told the Daily Mirror newspaper: "The booze used to flow in 'Big Brother', but obviously times have changed a lot since it was last on air. There are certainly going to be going to be stricter welfare measures in place than in previous iterations, but bosses are confident they won’t have to stick to the same rules as Love Islanders have to.

"There will be a much broader age range of the contestants, and less focus on them getting romantic with one another, so as long as their welfare is looked after they should be able to have a few boozy parties without any issues."


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