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Old 06-April-2011, 21:03
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News! Big Brother moving to Channel 5

Reality show Big Brother will return to television screens later this year after Channel 5 signed a two-year deal with its creator, Endemol.

The series will begin with a celebrity version in the summer followed immediately by another featuring members of the public.

The show was axed in 2009 by Channel 4, which broadcast the final series last August.

Channel 5 said it was "hugely excited" to have secured the deal.

The series will continue to be filmed at its old home, Elstree Film Studios in Hertfordshire.

Channel 5 said Big Brother would form "a key part" of its TV schedule.

"The series has previously captivated a decade of television viewers," said Jeff Ford, Channel 5's director of programmes.

"We aim to bring Channel 5's energy, optimism and vibrancy to the series."

Presenter Davina McCall has previously ruled out returning to host the show.
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CHANNEL HOPPING

Other shows to have moved channels include:

This is Your Life - began on the BBC in 1955, moved to ITV in 1969, returned to the BBC in 1994
Blankety Blank - ran on BBC One from 1979 to 1990, revived in 1997 before moving to ITV in 2001
Neighbours - began on BBC One in 1986, moved to Channel 5 in 2008
Men Behaving Badly - began on ITV in 1992, moved to the BBC in 1994
Home and Away - began on ITV in 1989, moved to Channel 5 in 2001

Speaking at the National Television Awards in January, she said: "I think Big Brother has got legs and any channel that picks it up would be a very lucky channel.

"But I don't think I'll go back to it. I think I've said goodbye."

The show, which had been broadcast by Channel 4 since it began in the UK in 2000, was dropped after director of television Kevin Lygo said the show "had reached a natural end point".

Big Brother was a hit with viewers in its early days but had suffered from falling ratings in recent years.

The finale of the last series was seen by an average of 4.1 million people - around half of the audience that watched the show in 2002.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-12983426
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Old 07-April-2011, 20:03
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Poor old Ch5 eh ?
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Default Re: Big Brother moving to Channel 5

I've detuned our TV's for channel 5, so it won't effect me
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Old 16-April-2011, 19:14
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Default Re: Big Brother moving to Channel 5

Does anyone care? but for me if they moved it to Kamchatka it wouldn't be far enough away,lol hardly ever watch 5 anyways just another reason not to watch ,
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