"Big Brother: Celebrity Edition" Debuts with a Two-Night Premiere Event

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18 January 2019
Big Brother: Celebrity Edition
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"Big Brother: Celebrity Edition"
Monday, January 21 and Tuesday, January 22 at 8 PM ET/PT on CBS

          Twelve Celebrity Houseguests will star in the second celebrity edition of Big Brother in the U.S. This season’s cast includes Olympians, a former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL running back, a headline-making political strategist, a former teen heartthrob, a GRAMMY-nominated musician, a former WWE wrestler and an infamous Houseguest, among others. Julie Chen Moonves returns as the host.

        Big Brother: Celebrity Edition follows these group of celebrities living together in a house outfitted with over 80 HD cameras and over 100 microphones, recording their every move 24 hours a day. Each week, someone will be voted out of the house, with the last remaining Houseguest receiving a grand prize.


The following 12 Celebrity Houseguests will compete for $250,000:

Jon Bennett
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Jonathan Bennett (37)
Hometown: Rossford, Ohio
Current City: Newport Beach, Calif.
Occupation: Actor/host

Tamar Braxton
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Tamar Braxton (41)
Hometown: Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia
Current City: Los Angeles
Occupation: Singer/TV personality

Kandi Burruss
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Kandi Burruss (42)
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
Current City: Atlanta, Ga.
Occupation: Singer/TV personality

Tom Green
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Tom Green (47)
Hometown: Ottawa, Canada
Current City: Los Angeles
Occupation: Comedian

Lolo Jones
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Lolo Jones (36)
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa
Current City: Baton Rouge, La.
Occupation: Olympic track and bobsled star

Kato Kaelin
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Kato Kaelin (59)
Hometown: Milwaukee, Wisc.
Current City: Los Angeles
Occupation: Actor/host

Joey Lawrence
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Joey Lawrence (42)
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
Current City: Los Angeles
Occupation: Actor/producer

Ryan Lochte
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Ryan Lochte (34)
Hometown: Daytona Beach, Fla.
Current City: Gainesville, Fla.
Occupation: 12-time Olympic medalist in swimming

Dina Lohan
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Dina Lohan (56)
Hometown: Long Island, N.Y.
Current City: Long Island, N.Y.
Occupation: Momager

Natalie Eva Marie
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Natalie Eva Marie (34)
Hometown: Concord, Calif.
Current City: North Tustin, Calif.
Occupation: Former WWE wrestler/actress

Antony Scaramucci
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Anthony Scaramucci (55)
Hometown: Port Washington, N.Y.
Current City: Manhasset, N.Y.
Occupation: Former White House director of communications/financier

Ricky Williams
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Ricky Williams (41)
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
Current City: Venice Beach, Calif.
Occupation: Former NFL superstar

Following the two-night premiere, Big Brother will air for three weeks,
ith the two-hour finale on Wednesday, February 13 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)
on the CBS Television Network.
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