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It's Official: Big Brother Is Coming Back

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It's Official: Big Brother Is Coming Back

ITV has confirmed that Big Brother, one of the biggest and most significant reality competition series from the 2000s, will be back next year.

The network confirmed the series' return with a short sneak peak featuring the iconic eye logo and theme music during the Love Island 2022 finale.

Big Brother first launched on Channel 4 in 2000 with Davina McCall as the host before it switched to Channel 5 in 2011 however this version, along with the celebrity edition, were both cancelled in 2018.

Big Brother will return next year. Credit: ITV.
Big Brother will return next year. Credit: ITV.
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The series is based on a Dutch format which debuted on TV screens in 1999. More than 500 series of the show have aired around the world in over 64 countries and regions.

Globally, the format has maintained huge popularity, particularly in the US where their Big Brother adaptation has aired continuously since 2000.

Now, the UK series will jump over to ITV where it will join Love Island, The Cabins and many other reality show offerings.

Only the civilian series has been confirmed right now, but a new celebrity series has not been ruled out.

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Big Brother gave us lots of iconic moments and housemates. Credit: Channel 4.
Big Brother gave us lots of iconic moments and housemates. Credit: Channel 4.

A new cast of housemates, from all walks of life, will move into the world's most infamous home for up to six weeks.

Cameras will follow their every move and viewers will get to watch hilarious tasks, nail-biting nominations and live evictions will return.

Paul Mortimer, Director of Reality Commissioning & Acquisitions and Controller, ITV2, ITVBe and CITV said: “This refreshed, contemporary new series of Big Brother will contain all the familiar format points that kept viewers engaged and entertained the first time round, but with a brand new look and some additional twists that speak to today’s audience.

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Fans are excited about the show returning. Credit: Channel 4.
Fans are excited about the show returning. Credit: Channel 4.

"We’re beyond excited to bring this iconic series to ITV2 and ITVX where it should especially engage with our younger viewers.” 

Natalka Znak, CEO of Initial, Remarkable Entertainment and Znak TV added: “Big Brother is the original and best reality format and one that I have never made before so it’s a huge privilege to be making an all new version with ITV2 and ITVX. Working with Claire O'Donohoe and the talented team at Initial, Katy Manley and Cat Lynch. This is going to be epic!”

This is a great day to be a reality show fanatic!

Featured Image Credit: ITV/Channel 5

Topics: TV And Film, ITV, Big Brother

Gregory Robinson
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