ITV drops biggest hint yet that Celebrity Big Brother will return after show reboots this autumn | The Sun

ITV has dropped a huge hint Celebrity Big Brother will return.

It comes after AJ Odudu and Will Best were confirmed as hosts of the new series of regular Big Brother, which will air in the autumn.

Following the announcement, one fans wrote on Twitter: "As long as we still get a Celebrity version, I'm all for it!"

The official ITV account responded: "Only time will tell Ryan [eyes emoji]."

It suggests plans for a celebrity version of the show could already be in the works.

The broadcaster announced its new look hosting line-up in a video clip featuring Will, 38, and AJ, 35, alongside the reality show's iconic eye logo.


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The Big Brother theme tune played over a tight close-up of the pair's eyes before showing a snap of them together. The video then cut to the show's famous eye logo.

AJ said of the news: “I’m so excited to finally be able to say that, yes: I’m hosting Big Brother! I couldn't be happier.

"Following in the footsteps of some of my favourite broadcasting legends to front such an iconic show is an absolute honour – and to do it alongside my amazing friend Will is the icing on the cake.”

While Will added: “I grew up with Big Brother so getting a chance to host it with my mate AJ is a dream come true. I can't wait to tell some housemates not to swear.”

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It comes after The Sun revealed that the pair were due to be formally unveiled as the show's hosts ahead of its new series this autumn.

A source said: “AJ has known since last year the Big Brother job was hers but she’s been waiting for her co-host to be confirmed.

“AJ and Will did a brilliant screen test together and their chemistry was brilliant. It was a no brainer. They are great friends too so to be able to work together is really exciting.

“They could not be more excited about joining forces to bring back Big Brother.

“AJ and Will are going to be formally announced by ITV really soon and they can’t wait to get stuck in.”

AJ will join forces with T4 presenter Will, who previously hosted talent show Dance Dance Dance alongside Alesha Dixon.

The Sun first revealed how AJ was finalising terms of her deal with ITV back in November.

She was chosen out of a legion of stars to host the show and beat off competition from stars including Alison Hammond, Emily Atack and Vick Hope.

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The job is a big step-up for AJ, who previously hosted Big Brother’s Bit On The Side in 2013.

Will came to prominence as a presenter on Channel 4’s teen show T4 in 2011 and has presented dating show Love Shaft on E4.

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