Celebrity Big Brother UK Season 17 Episode 1 - Series 17
Synopsis: Emma Willis presents the live launch of this years series. We get a brief look at the house fully furnished, before Emma reveals that every piece of furniture, every appliance and every bit of food and drink has been locked away. Gemma Collins, John Partridge, Danniella Westbrook, Christopher Maloney, Tiffany ‘New York’ Pollard, Darren Day, Megan McKenna and Winston McKenzie enter the house as the first 8 housemates of the series. At this point, the 8 housemates are asked who is the most decisive, both John and Winston stand up. The housemates are told that there are two empty boxes and housemates will have to decide the two who will enter these boxes. These housemates will live in the boxes, with basic rations and no other provisions. As John stood up first he is told he has to decide who enters one of the two boxes, John says he will enter one of the boxes, at this point Darren volunteers himself as the second housemate. The remaining six housemates are then called to the garden. John and Darren then have to make their first decision as the box housemates. They have to choose three housemates who will not receive their belongings tonight, they decide to lock up Christopher’s, Winston’s and Danniella’s suitcases. The rest of the house are then joined by housemate number 9, David Gest. Also entering the house are Scotty T, Kristina Rihanoff, Jonathan Cheban, Angie Bowie, Stephanie Davis, Jeremy McConnell and Nancy Dell’Olio. John and Darren then have to decide whether they or the other 14 housemates will receive luxury food or not. They decide that the other housemates can have the luxury food. Celebrity Big Brother UK is a reality series where the housemates of the big brother house are celebrities.
Air Date: January 5, 2016