fifth German Big Brother will run for one year and award a € million prize.

fifth German Big Brother will run for one year and award a €1 million prize.
A year-long version of Big Brother will debut in Germany on March 1. Three different compounds will serve as the set for the show–“a survival camp, a luxury villa and an average flat,” according to Ananova’s report, with contestants being arranged by “social status.” The fifth season of the show will award €1 million to the winner; that’s more prize money than the first four seasons of the show put together.

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.

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.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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