Big Brother lawsuit will continue. A judge recently denied motions to dismiss a lawsuit brought last fall by a Chicago lawyer who owns the rights to George Orwell’s Big Brother. He sued the TV show Big Brother for copyright infringement and more.
Big Brother critics’ choice for second-worst special. Yet another dis for Big Brother, as the critics from 54 daily papers voted it number two on the list of worst TV miniseries, movies, and specials.
Big Brother beats Survivor! The Lycos 50’s top searches for 2000 revealed that Big Brother actually beat Survivor. The show that Rich won landed at number 46 on the list, easily beat by Julie Chen’s on-screen career crash at number 21.
Britt gets Chiquita for a few days, and other things we don’t care about. Big Brother‘s Britt babbles on and on and on about what she’s up to. Read at your own risk.
Entertainment Weekly: Survivor cast is second best entertainer; Big Brother is third worst TV show.Entertainment Weekly’s year-end “Best Of 2000” double issue is full of reality TV mentions, especially for the CBS shows that set the standard and failed the test respectively. Citing Big Brother‘s “infuriatingly obsequious” cast and the fact that “no one cared… continue reading
unknown on TV, Big Brother was huge online.A professor of communications argues that Big Brother “had two distinct audiences that were not mutually exclusive.” Analyzing the audience’s reaction and participation, he says that “history was made” by the online audience, which became more than just passive viewers, interacting in ways they never had before.
Eddie cast in movie.Eddie McGee, the winner of Big Brother, has been cast in Drop Dead Roses, according to its production company, Dark Features. Judging from the pictures on the page, it looks to be a classic.
the adventures of Britt and Eddie.As if you cared, Britt and her friend Chad are going to the airport to pick up Eddie, and later they’ll go to the Mall of America with Britt’s friend Dawn, and then they might go to the sculpture gardens or a hockey game, but that’s not definite. Phew. Also,… continue reading
Rudy named “Sexiest Survivor”; Josh and Eddie lead People’s reader’s choice poll for Sexiest Man Alive. Brad Pitt may be People’s Sexiest Man Alive, but three reality TV cast members are close at his heels. In People’s annual Sexiest Man issue, Survivor‘s grouchy curmudgeon Rudy was named Sexiest Survivor. And People’s Sexiest Man poll results… continue reading
thanks in part to Big Brother and Survivor, The Early Show is “surviving.” Despite Julie Chen’s embarassing participation in Big Brother and near overkill on Survivor interviews and segments, CBS’ The Early Show will live to see its first anniversary tomorrow. Affiliates still aren’t thrilled that Bryant’s show has lower ratings than the program it… continue reading
columnist: “We’ll be seeing ‘sloshie’ on the cover of The Advocate any day now.” An MSN columnist reflects on his observations of Josh during his visit to Big Brother‘s set, and also runs into–and offends–Dan from The Real World: Miami.
after taxes, Eddie has about $285K, which he’s investing. Eddie returns to Arlington, Texas, after winning Big Brother‘s $500,000 grand prize, and says he’s making about $88 a day in interest on his after-tax prize money.
Hollywood isn’t being kind to Big Brother cast. Hey, something good came out of this show after all.
“it is very important not to lie.” John, the Big Brother story editor who thwarted the walk-out, talks about his role. And they say George was delusional.
despite celebrity status, Curtis still plans to work as an attorney. In an interview with Weblogger Ernie Hsiung, Big Brother‘s third place finalist Curtis says “everytime someone recognizes me on the street, it’s still a little bit crazy,” but he still intends to “start work for the US Attorneys office in Los Angeles.” Curtis also… continue reading