When Will The ‘Big Brother 26’ Cast Be Announced?

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Fans of Big Brother are patiently awaiting the premiere of Season 26 of the reality TV program. As viewers wait for the show to return to CBS, many are wondering who will be on the cast of BB this season. Here is everything that has been revealed so far.

Hints At Big Brother 26 Theme Revealed

It’s true that Big Brother fans are desperate to know who will be on the cast list for BB26. Unlike many other shows on television right now, Big Brother was not impacted by the strikes in Hollywood last year. Fans hoped this would mean that the show would premiere on CBS earlier. However, it has maintained its mid-July start date.

Host Julie Chen Moonves shared a photo with the Big Brother logo on top of a microchip, alluding to this season’s overall theme. Her caption read, “Not everything is as it seems this summer. #BB26 is one month away.” Some people seem to think that this hinted at a Matrix theme. Others believe it could be something AI-related. 

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It won’t be long before the cast of Big Brother 26 and its theme take over social media.

While there have been hints about the theme of this season of the reality TV show, there haven’t been any clues as to who fans can expect to see on the cast. The network hasn’t given any clues about when the drop date for the cast list is either. So, the only choice fans have is to look at how CBS handled announcing the cast for previous seasons.

When Will The BB Cast Be Announced?

Big Brother 25 was the most recent season. The cast for the multiverse-themed BB was only revealed two days before the first episode premiered on CBS. Fans learned the names of the cast on July 31, 2023, and the season kicked off on August 2.

Something similar occurred with BB 24. The cast for the 24th season was announced on July 5 with the premiere airing on July 6, giving fans only one day to learn about the cast members.

The announcement of Season 23’s cast came nearly one week before the premiere date. Names were released on July 1, 2021, and Big Brother 23 debuted on July 7 that year. However, it is likely the network released the names of the cast early to get ahead of the July 4th holiday.

Julie on Big Brother 26 / YouTube

Big Brother 26 will have a two-part premiere on CBS on July 17 and July 18. So, it is likely that viewers will have to wait until closer to the premiere date to get any idea of who will be involved in this season of the reality TV show.

Several things can delay a cast reveal for Big Brother as well. There is a possibility of alternate houseguests taking a spot from someone, which would change the cast.

That said, it can be expected that CBS will announce the cast list a few days before the July 17 premiere date. Although, it is possible that the cast list could be dropped earlier.

Amanda Blankenship

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