next Dutch Big Brother will be “more confrontational.”

next Dutch Big Brother will be “more confrontational.”
Endemol plans big changes for the next Netherlands edition of BB, which will be called Big Brother: The Battle. Most significantly, the house will be divided in half, with one side being “downmarket” and the other “luxurious”; the house guests “will compete to win the right to move over into the other side,” according to BBC News. Also, only six house guests will start the game, but an additional 12 will be moved in over time.

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Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

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