Big Brother renewed through 2006; third season will be released on DVD.

Big Brother renewed through 2006; third season will be released on DVD.
Big Brother 4‘s ratings–it “consistently wins its time slots in the advertiser-friendly 18-49 demographic”–have led CBS to renew the show for three more years, through 2006, Entertainment Weekly reports in its Sept. 5 issue. CBS chief Les Moonves tells EW, “[i]t’s amazing how people get so involved.” Additionally, the network will release Big Brother 3 on DVD November 4.

Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.


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The couples who stayed together after being Married at First Sight--Jason Carrion and Cortney Hendrix, and Doug Hehner and Jamie Otis--are now being followed by cameras for a brand-new reality series.

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