Celebrity Big Brother 2017 launch show has the lowest ever viewing figures!


Celebrity Big Brother 2017 launched to a disappointing drop in ratings on Tuesday night.


Celebrity Big Brother is back on our telly screens once again – The show launched to the lowest ever viewing figures for a launch in CBB history.

Celebrity Big Brother 2017 launched to the lowest numbers ever for a January run, an average of 2.3 million viewers tuned in.

The launch show peaked with 2.6 million viewers.

Sadly this is a drop in ratings from last January’s show, 500,000 viewer drop to be accurate.

The celebrity housemates were entered were:

  • Speidi
  • James Jordan
  • Jasmine Waltz
  • Ray J
  • Bianca Gascoigne
  • Austin Armacost
  • Coleen Nolan
  • James Cosmo
  • Stacy Francis
  • Brandon Block
  • Nicola McLean
  • Jamie O’Hara
  • Calum Best
  • Angie Best

CBB Viewing figures, for comparison:

2016 Winter CBB: 2.8 million

2015 Winter CBB: 3.3 million

2014 Winter CBB: 3.4 million

Celebrity Big Brother 2017 continues nightly on Channel 5.

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