LOS ANGELES (CBS) — CBS has announced the 11 celebrity “houseguests” who will star in the first-ever celebrity edition of “Big Brother” in the United States.

PHOTOS: CBS Announces Celebrity Cast For ‘Big Brother: Celebrity Edition’

“Big Brother: Celebrity Edition” launches with a three-night premiere event airing Wednesday, Feb. 7 (8-9 p.m.), Thursday, Feb. 8 (8-9 p.m.) and a two-hour live eviction show on Friday, Feb. 9 (8-10 p.m.), on CBS3.

This season’s accomplished cast includes an NBA champion, a UFC legend, a Tony award-winning actress, a chart-topping musician, a model, a television personality and a TV host, among others.

Julie Chen returns as the host of the hit series.

The following 11 celebrity “houseguests” will compete for $250,000:

shannon elizabeth CBS Announces Celebrity Cast For Big Brother: Celebrity Edition

Shannon Elizabeth (44), an actress, originally from Houston, Texas, currently living in Cape Town, South Africa will be one of the celebrities competing on BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION, the first celebrity edition of reality hit BIG BROTHER in the U.S., which follows a group of celebrities living together in a house with 87 HD cameras and more than 100 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. The three-night premiere event airs Wednesday, Feb. 7 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), Thursday, Feb. 8 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) and a two-hour live show on Friday, Feb. 9 (8:00 — 10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Shannon Elizabeth (actress)

brandi lynn glanville CBS Announces Celebrity Cast For Big Brother: Celebrity Edition

Brandi Lynn Glanville (45), a Television Personality, originally from Sacramento, Calif. and currently living in Los Angeles, will be one of the celebrities competing on BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION, the first celebrity edition of reality hit BIG BROTHER in the U.S., which follows a group of celebrities living together in a house with 87 HD cameras and more than 100 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. The three-night premiere event airs Wednesday, Feb. 7 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), Thursday, Feb. 8 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) and a two-hour live show on Friday, Feb. 9 (8:00 — 10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Bill Inoshita/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Brandi Lynn Glanville (TV personality)

ariadna gutierrez CBS Announces Celebrity Cast For Big Brother: Celebrity Edition

Ariadna Gutierrez (24), a model, born in Sincelejo, Columbia, raised in Barranquilla, Colombia and currently living in Miami, Fla., will be one of the celebrities competing on BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION, the first celebrity edition of reality hit BIG BROTHER in the U.S., which follows a group of celebrities living together in a house with 87 HD cameras and more than 100 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. The three-night premiere event airs Wednesday, Feb. 7 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), Thursday, Feb. 8 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) and a two-hour live show on Friday, Feb. 9 (8:00 — 10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Jeffery Salter/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Ariadna Gutierrez (model)

chuck liddell CBS Announces Celebrity Cast For Big Brother: Celebrity Edition

Chuck Liddell (48), a UFC Legend, originally from Santa Barbara, Calif., and currently living in Calabasas, Calif., will be one of the celebrities competing on BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION, the first celebrity edition of reality hit BIG BROTHER in the U.S., which follows a group of celebrities living together in a house with 87 HD cameras and more than 100 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. The three-night premiere event airs Wednesday, Feb. 7 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), Thursday, Feb. 8 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) and a two-hour live show on Friday, Feb. 9 (8:00 — 10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Chuck Lidell (UFC legend)

james maslow CBS Announces Celebrity Cast For Big Brother: Celebrity Edition

James Maslow (27), an actor/musician, originally from San Diego, Cali., and currently in Venice, Calif., will be one of the celebrities competing on BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION, the first celebrity edition of reality hit BIG BROTHER in the U.S., which follows a group of celebrities living together in a house with 87 HD cameras and more than 100 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. The three-night premiere event airs Wednesday, Feb. 7 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), Thursday, Feb. 8 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) and a two-hour live show on Friday, Feb. 9 (8:00 — 10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

James Maslow (actor/musician)

ross matthews CBS Announces Celebrity Cast For Big Brother: Celebrity Edition

Ross Matthews (38), a TV Host, originally from Mt. Vernon, Wash., and currently living in Los Angeles/Palm Springs, Calif., will be one of the celebrities competing on BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION, the first celebrity edition of reality hit BIG BROTHER in the U.S., which follows a group of celebrities living together in a house with 87 HD cameras and more than 100 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. The three-night premiere event airs Wednesday, Feb. 7 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), Thursday, Feb. 8 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) and a two-hour live show on Friday, Feb. 9 (8:00 — 10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Ross Matthews (TV host)

mark mcgrath CBS Announces Celebrity Cast For Big Brother: Celebrity Edition

Mark McGrath (49), a rock star, originally from Newport Beach, Calif., and currently living in Studio City, Calif., will be one of the celebrities competing on BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION, the first celebrity edition of reality hit BIG BROTHER in the U.S., which follows a group of celebrities living together in a house with 87 HD cameras and more than 100 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. The three-night premiere event airs Wednesday, Feb. 7 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), Thursday, Feb. 8 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) and a two-hour live show on Friday, Feb. 9 (8:00 — 10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Mark McGrath (rock star)

keisha knight pulliam CBS Announces Celebrity Cast For Big Brother: Celebrity Edition

Keshia Knight Pulliam (38), an actress, originally from New Jersey and currently living in Atlanta, Ga., will be one of the celebrities competing on BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION, the first celebrity edition of reality hit BIG BROTHER in the U.S., which follows a group of celebrities living together in a house with 87 HD cameras and more than 100 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. The three-night premiere event airs Wednesday, Feb. 7 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), Thursday, Feb. 8 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) and a two-hour live show on Friday, Feb. 9 (8:00 — 10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network Photo: Annette Brown/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Keisha Knight Pulliam (actress)

marissa jaret winokur CBS Announces Celebrity Cast For Big Brother: Celebrity Edition

Marissa Jaret Winokur (44), a Broadway actress, originally from Bedford, N.Y., and currently living in Toluca Lake, Calif., will be one of the celebrities competing on BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION, the first celebrity edition of reality hit BIG BROTHER in the U.S., which follows a group of celebrities living together in a house with 87 HD cameras and more than 100 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. The three-night premiere event airs Wednesday, Feb. 7 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), Thursday, Feb. 8 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) and a two-hour live show on Friday, Feb. 9 (8:00 — 10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Marissa Jaret Winokur (Broadway actress)

metta world peace CBS Announces Celebrity Cast For Big Brother: Celebrity Edition

Metta World Peace (38), an NBA Champion, originally from Queens, N.Y., and currently living in Los Angeles, will be one of the celebrities competing on BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION, the first celebrity edition of reality hit BIG BROTHER in the U.S., which follows a group of celebrities living together in a house with 87 HD cameras and more than 100 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. The three-night premiere event airs Wednesday, Feb. 7 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), Thursday, Feb. 8 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) and a two-hour live show on Friday, Feb. 9 (8:00 — 10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Metta World Peace (NBA champion)

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Omarosa (43), a Television personality, originally from Youngstown, Ohio and currently living in Jacksonville, Fla., will be one of the celebrities competing on BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION, the first celebrity edition of reality hit BIG BROTHER in the U.S., which follows a group of celebrities living together in a house with 87 HD cameras and more than 100 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. The three-night premiere event airs Wednesday, Feb. 7 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), Thursday, Feb. 8 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) and a two-hour live show on Friday, Feb. 9 (8:00 — 10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)

Omarosa (TV personality)

Details about the house will be announced shortly.

“Big Brother: Celebrity Edition” follows a group of people living together in a house outfitted with 94 HD cameras and 113 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. Each week, one or more celebrity “houseguests” will be voted out of the house, with the last remaining “houseguest” receiving the grand prize of $250,000. “Big Brother: Celebrity Edition” is produced by Emmy award-winning producer Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan for Fly On The Wall Entertainment, in association with Endemol Shine North America.

 

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