Originally created as a one-off tie-in series by Channel 4 in association with the BBC's Comic Relief charity telethon, Celebrity Big Brother is now a full spin-off of Big Brother in the UK, airing on Channel 5. The series features a number of celebrity contestants living in the Big Brother House, trying to avoid eviction by the public. Emma Willis is the current presenter of the series, as she has become the face of Channel 5's Big Brother, she replaced Brian Dowling who presented the first four series on Channel 5 (2011-2013) and Davina McCall who hosted the first seven series for original broadcaster Channel 4 (2001-2010). Since the show moved to Channel 5 in 2011, the series traditionally airs two series a year, with one at the start of the year and one after the normal civilian run of Big Brother in August/September.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Celebrity Big Brother - Celebrity Big Brother 1 (U.S.) - Netflix
Celebrity Big Brother, also known as Big Brother: Celebrity Edition, is a spin-off series of the American reality television series Big Brother. This season aired during the winter of the 2017–18 network television season on CBS and was the second U.S. Big Brother season to air outside the usual summer television season, the first being Big Brother 9 in 2008. Julie Chen returned as host, with Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan returning as executive producers. The series is produced by Fly on the Wall Entertainment in association with Endemol Shine North America. The first season premiered on February 7, 2018. The promotional logo was released on December 20, 2017. The logo is similar to that used for Big Brother season 19, with the word “celebrity” added. The first teaser was also released the same day. In January 2018 official photos of the house and backyard were released through a press release and an Instagram livestream with Julie Chen. On January 28, 2018, the official cast was announced during The 60th Annual Grammy Awards. The first season officially concluded on February 25, 2018 when Marissa Jaret Winokur beat Ross Mathews by a final jury vote of 6 to 3. Ross was also later named America's Favorite HouseGuest. On May 12, 2018, CBS renewed the spin-off for a second season.
Celebrity Big Brother - HouseGuests - Netflix
The HouseGuests were revealed during a live pre-show of the 2018 Grammy Awards on January 28, 2018.
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