CBS Announces Celebrity Cast For BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION

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Julie Chen BIG BROTHER: Celebrity Edition

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.

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.

Ross Matthews Big Brother: Celebrity Edition
Ross Matthews (38), a TV Host, originally from Mt. Vernon, Wash., and currently living in Los Angeles/Palm Springs, Calif., will be one of the celebrities competing on BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION, the first celebrity edition of reality hit BIG BROTHER in the U.S., which follows a group of celebrities living together in a house with 87 HD cameras and more than 100 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. The three-night premiere event airs 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 show on Friday, Feb. 9 (8:00 — 10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
James Maslow Big Brother: Celebrity Edition
James Maslow (27), an actor/musician, originally from San Diego, Cali., and currently in Venice, Calif., will be one of the celebrities competing on BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION, the first celebrity edition of reality hit BIG BROTHER in the U.S., which follows a group of celebrities living together in a house with 87 HD cameras and more than 100 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. The three-night premiere event airs 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 show on Friday, Feb. 9 (8:00 — 10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Metta World Peace Big Brother: Celebrity Edition
Metta World Peace (38), an NBA Champion, originally from Queens, N.Y., and currently living in Los Angeles, will be one of the celebrities competing on BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION, the first celebrity edition of reality hit BIG BROTHER in the U.S., which follows a group of celebrities living together in a house with 87 HD cameras and more than 100 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. The three-night premiere event airs 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 show on Friday, Feb. 9 (8:00 — 10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Chuck Liddell Big Brother: Celebrity Edition
Chuck Liddell (48), a UFC Legend, originally from Santa Barbara, Calif., and currently living in Calabasas, Calif., will be one of the celebrities competing on BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION, the first celebrity edition of reality hit BIG BROTHER in the U.S., which follows a group of celebrities living together in a house with 87 HD cameras and more than 100 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. The three-night premiere event airs 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 show on Friday, Feb. 9 (8:00 — 10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Marissa Jaret Winokur Big Brother: Celebrity Edition
Marissa Jaret Winokur (44), a Broadway actress, originally from Bedford, N.Y., and currently living in Toluca Lake, Calif., will be one of the celebrities competing on BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION, the first celebrity edition of reality hit BIG BROTHER in the U.S., which follows a group of celebrities living together in a house with 87 HD cameras and more than 100 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. The three-night premiere event airs 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 show on Friday, Feb. 9 (8:00 — 10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Mark McGrath Big Brother: Celebrity Edition
Mark McGrath (49), a rock star, originally from Newport Beach, Calif., and currently living in Studio City, Calif., will be one of the celebrities competing on BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION, the first celebrity edition of reality hit BIG BROTHER in the U.S., which follows a group of celebrities living together in a house with 87 HD cameras and more than 100 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. The three-night premiere event airs 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 show on Friday, Feb. 9 (8:00 — 10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Brandi Lynn Glanville Big Brother: Celebrity Edition
Brandi Lynn Glanville (45), a Television Personality, originally from Sacramento, Calif. and currently living in Los Angeles, will be one of the celebrities competing on BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION, the first celebrity edition of reality hit BIG BROTHER in the U.S., which follows a group of celebrities living together in a house with 87 HD cameras and more than 100 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. The three-night premiere event airs 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 show on Friday, Feb. 9 (8:00 — 10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Bill Inoshita/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Ariadna Gutierrez Big Brother: Celebrity Edition
Ariadna Gutierrez (24), a model, born in Sincelejo, Columbia, raised in Barranquilla, Colombia and currently living in Miami, Fla., will be one of the celebrities competing on BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION, the first celebrity edition of reality hit BIG BROTHER in the U.S., which follows a group of celebrities living together in a house with 87 HD cameras and more than 100 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. The three-night premiere event airs 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 show on Friday, Feb. 9 (8:00 — 10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Jeffery Salter/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Keshia Knight Pulliam Big Brother: Celebrity Edition
Keshia Knight Pulliam (38), an actress, originally from New Jersey and currently living in Atlanta, Ga., will be one of the celebrities competing on BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION, the first celebrity edition of reality hit BIG BROTHER in the U.S., which follows a group of celebrities living together in a house with 87 HD cameras and more than 100 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. The three-night premiere event airs 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 show on Friday, Feb. 9 (8:00 — 10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network Photo: Annette Brown/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Shannon Elizabeth Big Brother: Celebrity Edition
Shannon Elizabeth (44), an actress, originally from Houston, Texas, currently living in Cape Town, South Africa will be one of the celebrities competing on BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION, the first celebrity edition of reality hit BIG BROTHER in the U.S., which follows a group of celebrities living together in a house with 87 HD cameras and more than 100 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. The three-night premiere event airs 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 show on Friday, Feb. 9 (8:00 — 10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Julie Chen BIG BROTHER: Celebrity Edition
CBS will launch its first celebrity edition of reality hit BIG BROTHER on Wednesday, Feb. 7 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT). As previously announced, the special winter edition will feature multiple episodes per week during a three-week run, and include the series’ signature Head of Household and Power of Veto competitions and live evictions. Julie Chen will host. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved