It has been confirmed that popular reality TV show Big Brother is set to return this time on ITV. First airing in the UK in the 2000s there have been almost 20 series of the OG of reality tele.
In the UK, Big Brother ran for 11 series with seven series of Celebrity Big Brother on Channel 4 before moving to Channel 5 where it ran for a further eight series with 15 series of Celebrity Big Brother before coming to an end in 2018.
Well the world’s most successful reality television show is back in the UK airing all around the world in more than 64 countries and regions, back to its rightful home.
It’s new home will be an ITV2 and ITVX, with a new series to air next year. It will be back in the most famous television house once more with a new cast for up to six weeks.
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Audiences can expect a new look house with entertaining tasks, tense nominations and live evictions. You the Great British Public, will be able to vote for your favourites and determine who will win the huge cash prize.
Paul Mortimer, Director of Reality Commissioning & Acquisitions and Controller, ITV2, ItvBe and CITV said: ‘This refreshed, contemporary new series of Big Brother will contain all the familiar format points that kept viewers engaged and entertained the first time round, but with a brand new look and some additional twists that speak to today’s audience.
‘We’re beyond excited to bring this iconic series to ITV2 and ITVX where it should especially engage with our younger viewers.’
Natalka Znak, CEO of creators Initial, Remarkable Entertainment and Znak TV added: ‘Big Brother is the original and best reality format and one that I have never made before so it’s a huge privilege to be making an all new version with ITV2 and ITVX.’
Big Brother 2023 series will be the first on the UK screens in almost five years. It looks like everything about the show will be new with former hosts Davina McCall, Emma Willis, and Rylan Clark unlikely to be involved is has been said.
Fans hope that the original narrator Marcu Bentley, who gave the sohw an iconic feel will also be returning.
Big Brother’s inaugural series captivated the nation due to the then-unheard of ‘social experiment’ style compound.
As viewers continued to be enthralled with the season, the behaviour of Nick Bateman was the most shocking.
Big Brother has turned housemates such as Nikki Grahame, “Nasty” Nick Bateman, Alison Hammond, Josie Gibson and Jade Goody into household names.
The show inspired a stream of reality televisoin shows including Only Way Is Essex, Made In Chelsea and probably the most popular Love Island. And with ITV’s success with these shows, there is no surprise they’re brining it back.