Tears and tantrums on way as Celeb BB returns
Weeks of speculation will come to an end tonight -- and the humiliation will begin -- as housemates are revealed for the return of Celebrity Big Brother.
Expected to appear in the show are Kerry Katona (above); Sally Bercow -- the wife of the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow; and former EastEnder Sid Owen.
As intriguing as the casting of the show will be the fortunes of the programme as it makes its switch to a new home on Channel 5.
Other shows which have switched to the channel from various networks -- including Neighbours and Home And Away -- have seen a near-instant drop in viewers.
Channel 4 axed Big Brother last year after 11 series of the main show and a number of celebrity versions.
It was a key priority to pick up the show when media tycoon Richard Desmond acquired Channel 5 last year, but the deal was only done after protracted negotiations.
Programme-maker Endemol has revamped the house in the same spot at Elstree Studios in Hertfordshire and it will retain much of the feel of the old show.