Channel 5 have finally confirmed the launch date for Celebrity Big Brother 2011 along with a few other little details.
Celebrity Big Brother will launch on Thursday 18 August at 9.00pm! Hosted by Brian Dowling, the launch will see a host of Celebrities enter the famous house and try to live together for around 4 weeks.
The launch show will last for one and a half hours.
Emma Willis’ all-new spinoff show Bit On The Side will follow immediately after at 10.30pm and will air for an hour.
The first highlights show will air on Friday, August 19 for one hour. After an episode of Gavin Henson’s new reality series The Bachelor, the second episode of Bit On The Side will follow at 11.05pm.
Here are how the listings look right now:
Wednesday 17th August
18:25 OK! TV: When Bruv Takes Over Special – Channel 5
Thursday 18th August
21:00 Celebrity Big Brother Live Launch Show – Channel 5
22:30 Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit on the Side – Channel 5
Friday 19th August
12:15 Celebrity Big Brother Live Launch Show – Channel 5 (Repeat)
16:00 Celebrity Big Brother Live Launch Show – 5* (Repeat)
21:00 Celebrity Big Brother Live – Channel 5
23:05 Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit on the Side – Channel 5
The listings are still being finalized so there may be some changes to these times.