CBS Sets Return Date for 'Big Brother'

Julie Chen Host Big Brother CBS 2011

Host of CBS hit, Big Brother, Julie Chen.

CBS has set a return date for Big Brother.

The No. 1 network will broadcast the Julie Chen-hosted summer offering three times a week starting Thursday, July 12 at 9 p.m., the network announced Tuesday.

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The reality staple will premiere in its Wednesday slot at 8 p.m. on July 18 followed by a live eviction show on Thursday, July 19 at 9 p.m. (live eastern time/tape delayed in pacific time zones) and air its third broadcast of the week on Sundays starting July 15.

As part of the network's summer schedule, the network will launch freshman dating series 3, in which three single women from different backgrounds meet for the first time in a bid to find love, with a 90-minute bow on Sunday, July 22 at 9 p.m.

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