BIG Brother bosses lit up the skies across North London last night as the show rehearsed its opening night extravaganza, Politicalite can reveal.
Big Brother will hit the U.K. on Sunday night at 9pm on ITV1, ITV2 and ITVX , a whopping FIVE years since it was last on air – and TWENTY THREE years since it became a national obsession. Politicalite will have the fastest, most popular and best Big Bruv news on the internet for the next six weeks – just like we have since ITV announced its return.
The show will pre-launch with a special episode this Thursday night at 9pm on ITV2 celebrating Big Brother’s Biggest Best Bits, on Saturday the show will pre-record “as live” with a full crowd as the new housemates arrive via speed boat – ITV is pre-recording the launch to take the iconic programme back to its roots in 2000 and to ensure there’s plenty of content and entertainment from.. [puts on Berghaus top and cracks open a a cold Newky Brown] ..Daayyy One”.
The launch show will air less than 24-hours later this Sunday (8th) at 9PM across both ITV1, ITV2 and streams on the ITVX app and website – (it’s free) – followed by spin-off show Big Brother: Late and Live – with live streaming following around 11.30pm and filling the early hours on ITVX.
it will then continue for SIX WEEKS on ITV2 and ITVX – as revealed by Politicalite last month and will air Sunday to Friday and Big Brother will be followed each night on ITV2 by Big Brother: Late & Live (Sunday to Friday) hosted by main show Aj Odudu and Will Best who will host the first eviction will be LIVE on ITV2 and ITVX on Friday the 13th October.
Big Brother: Live Stream will then streams exclusively on ITVX seven nights a week.
ITV told Politicalite: “The ultimate social experiment, Big Brother, returns to ITV2 and ITVX this autumn.”
“Hosted by AJ Odudu and Will Best, Big Brother will see a new cast of carefully selected housemates, from all walks of life, become the first people to take up residence in the brand-new Big Brother house as they arrive at the famous destination in front of a live studio audience.”
“Given its own contemporary new look ready for this reimagining of the show, the iconic Big Brother house will play host to all the action – clever tasks, nail-biting nominations and live evictions will be back. The public once again plays a crucial role, voting throughout the series and ultimately determining the winner, who will walk away with a life changing cash prize. “
Big Brother will be followed each night by Big Brother: Late & Live – an exciting new commission hosted live by AJ Odudu and Will Best from the site of the Big Brother house in front of a studio audience – giving viewers an additional hour of exclusive Big Brother content. Big Brother: Late & Live will be the only place to watch the evictees first live interview alongside an array of unmissable exclusive features including access to the camera runs, celebrity guest commentary and debate plus weekly nomination results.
The iconic Big Brother: Live Stream also makes its return to screens, airing seven nights a week exclusively on ITVX, giving fans the opportunity to watch live footage into the small hours after Big Brother: Late & Live.
Politicalite will have full coverage of the series – the TV event of the year.