Our first episode is Sunday, November 12 at 1pm ET/ 10am PT at LAX.#Matt Vs Matt #dontembarrassme Play along on INSTAGRAM STORIES.A premiere date has yet to be announced, but fans can expect the show (which will also bring back the 24/7 uncensored live feeds) to hit the small screen in either January or February.But unlike the summer broadcast, the cast will not be locked away for 90-plus days.Says executive producer Rich Meehan: “With success for 19 seasons and always being a strong performer, which in today’s market is really rare, it’s a fun new way to expand the brand and the Big Brother universe.” Adds Chen about the conversation she had with CBS chief (and her spouse) Leslie Moonves: “If you know one thing about my husband, it has to make economic sense.
I think it’s easy for me to focus on long-term strategy sitting at home, but in the house I’d probably get myself evicted first week.
And it wasn’t just from viewers and superfans of the show — Hollywood fans of the series made it clear they would consider stepping inside the Big Brother house.
Executive producer Allison Grodner tells The Hollywood Reporter, “We’ve had an overwhelming response from people who want to be on the show.” Adds host Julie Chen, “They’re getting tons of calls from agents.” So, who in town is dialing up the show to pitch themselves for a spot?
There will be some tweaks and changes to the rooms and the outside.” But they can’t rule out other factors, such as adapting to the weather.
Says Grodner, “It’s a winter edition, so we need to think about the weather.