Today, Monday 14 September at 9:20 p.m. on Canale 5, the fifth edition of the Italian adaptation of Celebrity Big Brother (or Big Brother VIP) begins, which doubles and returns to air also on Friday 18 September. At the helm of Grande Fratello Vip 5, produced by RTI in collaboration with Endemol Shine Italy, Alfonso Signorini flanked by Antonella Elia and Pupo (Enzo Ghinazzi).
A heterogeneous group of competitors is ready to get involved in the game, without external influences, with the aim of having fun and winning the final prize pool of 100,000 euros, half of which will go to charity.
The contestants of this new edition are: Elisabetta Gregoraci, Fausto Leali, Enock Barwuah, Dayane Mello, Tommaso Zorzi, Patrizia De Blanck, Adua Del Vesco, Massimiliano Morra, Flavia Vento, Matilde Brandi, Andrea Zelletta, Pierpaolo Pretelli, Stefania Orlando, Paolo Brosio, Fulvio Abbate, Myriam Catania, Denis Dosio, Francesca Pepe, Francesco Oppini, Maria Teresa Ruta e Guenda Goria.
Authors group, coordinated by Andrea Palazzo, consists of: Fausto Enni, Alfonso Signorini, Raffaele Bleve, Omar Bouriki, Nicolò Cristaldi, Irene Ghergo, Alessio Giaquinto, Federico Lampredi, Giulia La Penna, Marco Mangiarotti, Tommaso Marazza, Francesca Picozza, Alessandro Santucci. The executive producer RTI is Lino Tatalo, the executive producer Endemol Shine Italy is Alessio de Luca, the direction of the studio is entrusted to Alessio Pollacci, instead that of the "house" to Marco Fuortes.
Big Brother is a reality competition franchise created by John de Mol, first broadcast in the Netherlands on Veronica (part of RTL) in 1999, and subsequently syndicated internationally. Banijay Rights holds global distribution rights.