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01.28.2018

CBS ANNOUNCES CELEBRITY CAST FOR “BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION!”

Celebrity Edition Debuts with a Three-night Premiere Event on

Wednesday, Feb. 7, Thursday, Feb. 8 and Friday, Feb. 9

CBS has announced the 11 Celebrity Houseguests who will star in the first-ever Celebrity edition of BIG BROTHER in the U.S. This season’s accomplished cast includes an NBA champion, a UFC legend, a Tony Award-winning actress, a chart-topping musician, a model, a television personality and a TV host, among others. BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION launches with a three-night premiere event airing Wednesday, Feb. 7 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), Thursday, Feb. 8 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) and a two-hour live eviction show on Friday, Feb. 9 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Julie Chen returns as the host of the hit series.

Click HERE to download photos of the BIG BROTHER Celebrity Houseguests.

The following 11 Celebrity Houseguests will compete for $250,000:

 

Shannon Elizabeth (44)

Hometown: Houston, Texas

Current City: Cape Town, South Africa

Occupation: Actress

 

Brandi Lynn Glanville (45)

Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.

Current City: Los Angeles

Occupation: Television personality

 

Ariadna Gutiérrez (24)

Hometown: Born in Sincelejo, Colombia but raised in Barranquilla, Colombia

Current City: Miami, Fla.

Occupation: Model

 

Chuck Liddell (48)

Hometown: Santa Barbara, Calif.

Current City: Calabasas, Calif.

Occupation: UFC legend

 

James Maslow (27)

Hometown: San Diego, Calif.

Current City: Venice, Calif.

Occupation: Actor/musician

 

Ross Mathews (38)

Hometown: Mt. Vernon, Wash.

Current City: Los Angeles/Palm Springs

Occupation: TV host

 

Mark McGrath (49)

Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif.

Current City: Studio City, Calif.

Occupation: Rock star

 

Keshia Knight Pulliam (38)

Hometown: New Jersey

Current City: Atlanta, Ga.

Occupation: Actress

 

Marissa Jaret Winokur (44)

Hometown: Bedford, N.Y.

Current City: Toluca Lake, Calif.

Occupation: Broadway actress

 

Metta World Peace (38)

Hometown: Queens, N.Y.

Current City: Los Angeles

Occupation: NBA champion

 

Omarosa (43)

Hometown: Youngstown, Ohio

Current City: Jacksonville, Fla.

Occupation: Television personality

Details about the house will be announced shortly.

Following the three-night premiere, BIG BROTHER will air for three weeks, with the two-hour finale on Sunday, Feb. 25 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Click HERE for the full schedule.

BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION follows a group of people living together in a house outfitted with 94 HD cameras and 113 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. Each week, one or more Celebrity Houseguests will be voted out of the house, with the last remaining Houseguest receiving the grand prize of $250,000. BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION is produced by Emmy Award-winning producer Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan for Fly on the Wall Entertainment, in association with Endemol Shine North America.

CHEAT TWEET: First-ever U.S. #BBCeleb cast announced! The 3-night premiere event airs Feb. 7 8/7c, Feb. 8 8/7c and a live 2-hour eviction show Feb. 9 8/7c! #CBS @JulieChen Hosts! @CBSBigBrother #BigBrother http://bit.ly/2DIf0v3 


Photos are available on https://cbspressexpress.com/cbs-entertainment/shows/big-brother-celebrity-edition/photos

Website: http://www.cbs.com/shows/big_brother/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BigBrother

Twitter: https://twitter.com/cbsbigbrother

Instagram: @cbs_bigbrother

CBS Twitter: https://twitter.com/CBSTweet

Cast and Crew on Twitter:

Julie Chen

@JulieChen

 

Allison Grodner

@agrodner22

 


Cast and Crew on Instagram:

Julie Chen

@juliechencbs



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Press:

Christine Park
818-655-1597
christine.park@cbs.com

 

Photo:

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