Big Brother makes its highly anticipated return to the United Kingdom on Sunday, October 8 with a simulcast on ITV1, the broadcaster announced on Monday morning.
The launch show will air on ITV2 and streaming platform ITVX as well as ITV1, making it the first time Big Brother will air on the biggest channel in the U.K. as well as all major television broadcasters in the U.K.
However, in a show first, the launch show will not be live and will be filmed the day before. ITV2 will be the main home for Big Brother UK, airing Sunday-Friday with no show on Saturday.
Additionally, ITV also announced the new spinoff show titled “Big Brother: Late and Live”, which will be hosted by AJ Odudu and Will Best after every show, featuring the live eviction interview.
Show bosses also confirmed ‘Big Brother: Live Stream’, featuring live streaming from the house continuing ‘into the small hours’.