THE new series of Big Brother will launch in Mid-August, according to new reports.
But the reality show will begin with Celebrity Big Brother directly followed by the normal Big Brother in September.
PA:Press Association Celebrity Big Brother will be back in August, according to new reports
The show was delayed from its normal early summer slot as Channel Five bosses wanted to avoid a clash with ratings hit Love Island.
A source told The Daily Star: “We delayed everything until Love Island is out of the way.
“Then fans will be ready for us.
“We’d usually start with a regular series but we’re launching with all guns blazing with celebrities.”
Getty – Contributor Emma Willis will again host the show
The show will again be hosted by Emma Willis with a “scandal” theme.
Stormy Daniels, Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness and The Chuckle Brothers have all been tipped to go in the house.
Last month, The Sun Online also reported how Katie Price’s ex Kieran Hayler was being lined up for the show.
Our insider explained: “In January the theme did really well and now they think the idea of retribution could be a ratings winner.
Getty Images – Getty Courtney Act won Celebrity Big Brother back in February