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'Celebrity Big Brother' coming this Winter to CBS

CBS is teaming up with starts to broadcast its first celebrity edition of their reality hit series "Big Brother." The special winter edition will feature multiple episodes per week during a concentrated run and include the series' signature Head of Household and Power of Veto competitions and live evictions. Julie Chen will host.

"We have discussed [a celebrity edition of Big Brother] as far back as season 2," Chen told EW. "And then again about a year or two ago, but the economics didn’t make sense then. We found a way to make it work, and that’s all I can say! 'Game of Thrones' likes to say “winter is coming” — well, guess what? With winter, comes the unexpected… 'Celebrity Big Brother,' baby!"

CBS All Access, the CBS Television Network's subscription video on demand and live-streaming service, will again share all the action from inside the house with its 24/7 live feed. Also, Pop TV will provide fans the exclusive live television broadcast of "Big Brother After Dark," an unfiltered late-night feed from inside the house. 

Additional details regarding scheduling and casting will be announced at a later date.

The regular season of "Big Brother" will be back as well. The series marks its milestone 20th season and will be broadcast in summer 2018.

"Big Brother" has been dominating pop culture throughout its 19 seasons, and it is exciting to grow the franchise with the first-ever celebrity edition in the U.S.," said executive producers Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan. "Celebrities will be under the watchful eye of the Big Brother cameras, facing the classic game elements, and of course new twists in this special winter event."