Big Brother 21 finally has some official information getting released by CBS. The dates of the first few episodes have been made public in a new press release from the network.
The Big Brother 21 schedule for the first few weeks has been released by CBS. The network made a few changes from what took place in summer 2018, but it should settle into a very familiar weekly schedule once the summer really gets going.
Early Big Brother 21 schedule
The season premiere will take place on Tuesday, June 25 at 8/7c on CBS. It will be followed by the second episode on Wednesday, June 26. That one is also at 8/7c on CBS. Each of the first two episodes is only one hour long.
— Julie Chen (@JulieChen) May 20, 2019
There is no Thursday night episode during the premiere week, putting Episode 3 on Sunday, June 30 at 8/7c. That will be it for the month of June, with three episodes getting used introducing viewers to the BB21 cast.
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Big Brother 21 schedule continues
CBS was a bit unclear of what exactly will take place after June 30. The network has stated that the show will air three times a week but didn’t explain how that second week of episodes is going to work.
CBS did reveal that beginning with the Wednesday, July 10 episode, the show will air at 9/8c on Wednesday and Thursday nights. We will have to wait on some information from CBS in regard to episodes that might air from July 2-4.
As the Fourth of July is a holiday, it’s possible that the July 2 (Tuesday) and July 3 (Wednesday) episodes remain at 8/7c on the schedule. That would mirror what CBS is doing during the premiere week and it would make sense to not have a new episode on a holiday.
— Julie Chen (@JulieChen) February 14, 2019
Having the Big Brother 21 schedule back on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays in the summer will give CBS a good shot to bring in a lot of viewers again. Fans are going to have to wait a bit longer to find out who is a part of the BB21 cast, but at least everyone knows when the show returns.