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Big Brother is set to make a comeback

Big Brother is set to make a comeback

Big Brother is finally coming back on our screens soon. But will air on ITV2 instead of Channel 5.

Disappointed fans saw the reality tv show axed in 2018.

The show initially started as a social experiment where a group of contestants lived in isolation from the outside world under 24 hour video surveillance. But it continued to run for 18 years.

If Love Island doesn't give you your reality fix, you can watch Big Brother straight after, as it is set to return in Autumn 2023.

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The show was originally hosted by Davina McCall for 10 years before Big Brother season two winner, Brain Dowling hosted for a short stint and then Emma Willis took over in 2013 until the show was dropped.

So who will be presenting the ITV series? There are talks that it could be a familiar face. According to the Irish Mirror, Ladbrokes have installed Davina McCall at 2/1 to present again.

Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: "Big Brother fans will be delighted at this week's news of a return to our screens for the series, and the latest odds suggest a familiar face could well front the show once again, after 12 years away."

Rylan Clark is also said to be on a shortlist for hosting the ITV version.

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A source told The Sun: "ITV is the home of big appointment telly. They know better than anyone how to put on big live events.โ€

โ€œThey think putting it on ITV2 will open it up to a new audience and legion of younger fans.โ€

โ€œThey are really keen on getting the deal done on Big Brother, and hope to have something firm to announce soon."

โ€œThe talks are still at an early, and delicate stage and the next few weeks will be key."

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โ€œIt needs the full treatment and theyโ€™re confident they are the ones who can return it to its legendary former glory. It has millions of fans and is one of the most iconic TV shows of its generation.โ€

According to reports, current plans for the new series will go back to its roots with ordinary members of the public and won't feature celebs.

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