Big Brother housemates will be announced before live launch show!

Published Thursday, May 7 2015, 10:56 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
For the first time in Big Brother history, we're going to get to find out who the new housemates are before launch night. This series is already totally dramatic and it hasn't even begun!

Channel 5 revealed the news today (7 May), and it's in keeping with this year's Big Brother: Timebomb theme, with a massive countdown!

Emma Willis and Rylan Clark pose in new promo photo of Big Brother: Timebomb 2015 series - 29 April 2015.

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The Big Brother: Timebomb 48-hour countdown kicks off at 00:01am on Friday 8 May, when the first housemates will begin to be revealed.

By the time the countdown hits zero at 00:01am on Sunday 10 May, we'll be acquainted with all of this year's new housemates. How's that for a twist?!

The announcements will take place on Big Brother's website and Twitter feed, so make sure you're following @BBUK for all the info.

We'll then have a whole two days to suss out the new housemates, aka stalk their Instagram and Twitter feeds, before they enter the almighty Big Brother House.

The Big Brother: Timebomb Live Launch, is on Tuesday 12th May, 9pm on Channel 5.

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