Christian Howes (presenter)

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Christian Howes
Christian Howes at the BT Sport Launch 2013-08-06 19-40.jpg
Howes at the BT Sport Launch
Born (1973-01-16) 16 January 1973 (age 44)
Hampshire, England
Residence London
Nationality British
Occupation Presenter
Years active 2009–present
Employer BT Sport, ITV
Television Bit on the Side
The National Lottery Draws
This Morning
BT Sports Panel
The Clare Balding Show
BT Sport Live

Christian Howes (born 16 January 1973) is a public speaker and English television social media pundit, best known for working on the Big Brother spin-off show Bit on the Side, providing a weekly update with Emma Willis.


Big Brother's Bit on the Side[edit]

For Big Brother 12, Howes provided a weekly update on the sofa with Emma Willis.[1] Christian analyses social media data and creates visualisations to provide content and discussion around what television audiences think of programmes and shows.

Howes continued his analysis role in Big Brother 13 in 2012. He also wrote a blog for the Big Brother website and Facebook page.[2] Howes has also blogged for the fansite BBSpy.[3]

BT Sport[edit]

From 1 August 2013, Howes will appear on three shows each week;[4] including The Clare Balding Show,[5] BT Sports Panel and BT Sport Live on Mondays and Fridays.[6]

This Morning[edit]

In 2013, Christian appeared three times a week on This Morning Summer providing analysis for the viewers at home, of the topics that were discussed in show.

Other work[edit]

Howes has also started to do the same analysis for the National Lottery and appeared on EuroMillions shows alongside O.J. Borg on 18 May 2012 and Matt Johnson on 20 July 2012 And more recently appeared on Channel4's alternative election night in 2015 [7]

He has also used the same social data to analyse public opinion to world events[8][9] and predict evictees in reality TV shows.[10]


  1. ^ Christian's online update[permanent dead link] Channel 5, 21 Jan 2012
  2. ^ Christian's social media blog Official Big Brother Website 14 June 2012
  3. ^ Christian's blog BBspy 16 June 2012
  4. ^ BT Press release Archived 6 August 2013 at the Wayback Machine. BT website 30 July 2013
  5. ^ Clare Balding release Archived 19 February 2014 at the Wayback Machine. James Grant website 1 August 2013
  6. ^ JG press release Archived 19 February 2014 at the Wayback Machine. James Grant Website 30 July 2013
  7. ^ [1]
  8. ^ King of Popular Media: Michael Jackson’s Death Archived 24 November 2011 at the Wayback Machine. NMK, 27 July 2009
  9. ^ Faster Faster brands must act in real time Evening Standard, 25 Oct 2010
  10. ^ BB in 'net bet sting' The Sun, 21 June 2010

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