Big Brother 18 Renewed For Return Next Summer

CBS is expected to welcome the return of Big Brother 18 in the summer of 2016 next season thanks to a double renewal of our favorite reality series previously announced last year.

Julie Chen hosts Big Brother on CBS
Julie Chen hosts Big Brother on CBS – Source: CBS

Since the 2014 announcement from CBS confirming both BB17 and BB18 we’ve seen another strong season with a fantastic cast, despite contrary statements from the CBS president. This group of Houseguests delivered strong ratings and a satisfying season while overcoming the initial attempt of the “fan favorite” Battle of the Block and a “season long” BB Takeover.

I’d expect CBS to share a press release detailing the summer season’s rating successes for more specifics, but I know we saw a big rise in traffic here on our site this year over the past two seasons. I really believe this reflects a marked increase in an exciting installment that gave us plenty of drama mixed with some surprising strategies.

While we don’t know for sure when Big Brother 18 will premiere I think we’re likely to see a similar return of the late June 2016 debut and a 13-week season running in to mid-late September next year.

Want to take your shot at the half-million dollar prize? Online applications are now being accepted and open-call casting events are expected for the spring, but no dates or locations announced as of yet.

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