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Australia’s Big Brother cancelled

After nine seasons, including one celebrity season, Australia’s Channel 10 has cancelled Big Brother. The show will conclude a week from today with the final episode of the eighth regular season. Variety reports that its ratings “fell from a high of 2.4 million to less than a million this eighth season.” The show’s producer told …

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Two houseguests kicked off Australian Big Brother 6 after sexual assault

Michael “Ashley” Cox and Michael “John” Bric were both kicked off of Australia’s sixth Big Brother after they allegedly assaulted a female houseguest. One of the two men “held down a female housemate while [the other] male contestant rubbed his groin in her face,” Reuters reports. A blog has screen captures of the incident, noting …

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woman reenters Australian Big Brother house after being voted out due to an error.

woman reenters Australian Big Brother house after being voted out due to an error. After some votes were accidentally left out of the total count, the wrong person was evicted from Australia’s Big Brother 5 house on Sunday. Bree went back into the house Monday night, prohibited from discussing anything she witnessed during her 24 …

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Australia’s Big Brother 5 bumps increases prize to AU$1 million from AU$250,000.

Australia’s Big Brother 5 increases prize to AU$1 million from AU$250,000. Australia’s fourth Big Brother is upping the show’s prize from AU$250,000 to AU$1,000,000, which is roughly equivalent to US$727,416.55. Roughly. The increased prize amount is the series’ big surprise, and the contestants are in the dark, speculating about what the surprise might be. The …

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Paris Hilton invades Australia, where she may join the cast of Big Brother.

Paris Hilton invades Australia, where she may join the cast of Big Brother. Having sufficiently conquered the United States, Paris has moved on to Australia. After The Simple Life 2 wrapped, she headed there, where she’s working on another movie (she’ll soon appear in Raising Helen). She’s filming a remake of House of Wax with …

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“reality television a helpful way to examine…lives and morals” for teen girls.

“reality television a helpful way to examine…lives and morals” for teen girls. A study of 18- to 21-year-old girls’ “response to reality television programs” in Australia is only half complete, but the researchers say their subjects “[find] reality television a helpful way to examine their own lives and morals,” the Courier-Mail reports. Regarding Australia’s Big …

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