Cast details and how to watch the live finale.
We’ve got everything you need to know as the January Channel 5 series comes to an end tonight Celebrity Big Brother January 2018 is almost over for another series.
Its January return brought with it a batch of famous faces who have been locked away from the British public for the past month. But what’s the meaning of the theme of CBB series 21? Who were all the contestants? And how can you watch the live final? The 2018 series has been an epic on this year – but only one celebrity can be crowned the winner.
Transgender newsreader India Willoughby was the first contestant to be evicted, followed by journalist Rachel Johnson and the lovely Maggie Oliver being booted out in a double eviction. John Barnes became the first male evictee of CBB 2018 in a shocking backdoor eviction, shortly followed by Ginuwine in week three. A shock triple eviction saw Andrew Brady , Jonny Mitchell and Dapper Laughs evicted last week.
Shane Jenek, Shane Lynch, Ann Widdecombe, Jess Impiazzi and Wayne Sleep are confirmed finalists after a triple eviction on Tuesday night saw Amanda Barrie, Ashley James and Malika Haqq leave the house. Here’s everything you need to know about Celebrity Big Brother 2018…
What time is the CBB final?
Celebrity Big Brother comes to an end on tonight . The series finale will air at 9pm on Channel 5 .
Emma Willis will chat to the winner in a later episode at 10.30pm, which will be immediately followed by the final CBB Bit on the Side, where Rylan Clark-Neal will chat champion gossip.
How to watch Celebrity Big Brother live.
You can tune in to Channel 5 on the telly or watch live on Demand 5 from your PC or mobile device. If you miss any episodes you can catch up on Demand 5 online 24 hours later. This series saw the first ever all-female Celebrity Big Brother line-up – at least to start with. Channel 5 bosses are celebrating the centenary of women’s suffrage – when some women were granted the vote in 2018 – by pulling in a batch of female celebrities.
In their announcement, CBB producers said: “In January 2018, as the nation marks 100 years since women won the right to vote for the very first time, Celebrity Big Brother launches this series with an all-female cast of celebrity housemates in a salute to a centenary of women’s suffrage on Channel 5.” However, male celebrities will be added to the line-up throughout the duration of the series.
“Presented by Emma Willis, Celebrity Big Brother will initially explore how the all-female housemates interact, from politicians to performing artists, as they enter the house first, ahead of the celebrity male housemates,” the producers went on.
“Over the course of the series, as the male counterparts enter the house, the housemates will take part in a series of entertaining tasks and hidden experiments which will test their – and our – assumptions, challenge gender stereotypes and reveal fascinating truths about what it is to be a woman – and man – in the 21st century.
“See what happens when women hold the power, as Celebrity Big Brother January 2018 is set to be celebratory, surprising and insightful.” The Celebrity Big Brother eye has undergone a whole make-over since the last series, this time sporting a colourful iris and thick eyelashes.
It’s made to look like a woman’s eye, with a lick of eyeliner and even mascara to make it pop. But right at the centre of the pupil is a camera lens – to remind the housemates that Big Brother is always watching…