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Media: Missing The Point?

Will the dust now settled on this years’ big comeback and the waiting game for news on the future of the series, Ex Housemates are still fulfilling media commitments. 

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The Final Countdown Looms.

So, ladies and gentlemen, the finale night of the first Big Brother Australia series in 4 years is nearly upon. Who can believe it has been three whole months since the all-seeing being made a triumphant return to our television screens? I know I can’t.

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Enough Shhh…ing! It’s time to talk!

Ladies and Gentlemen, the moment we have waited for the past four long years is FINALLY upon us. 7o’clock this Monday evening our favorite reality show finally bursts back onto our screens. So I thought there is no better time than right here, right now …

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Big Brother 2012: more of the same, that’s ok

Don’t deny you were a little excited when you heard Big Brother was returning. While unconvincingly groaning “oh, not again” along with the rest of Australia, your mind was quietly doing ecstatic backflips and dancing in glee for your revived 7pm weekday obsession. In the …

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Here’s hoping

It’s been four years since the show I’d grown to love, then hate, was taken off Australian television screens indefinitely. At the time I was part confused – what would I do with my spare time from March-July next year? – but mostly thankful. The …

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The good, the bad and the celebrities

So the end is nigh – and unless Big Brother has a sugar daddy waiting in the wings, this time it really could be the end. I can’t say I was surprised, and in it’s current state the show really did need to be put …

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The Big Axe: Reaction from the blogs

The great thing about our very own Userblogs is when you can’t be bothered writing your own blog, you can just cut and paste someone elses. Unlike certain sections of the media though, we’ll give the credit where credit is due… So firstly, clairebbbear blames …

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Pamela saves the day

This year, in an attempt to lift ratings, Big Brother has done everything from snap evictions, delayed celebrity guests, intruders, the return of one housemate, and an endless barrage of tactics for the daily shows. It seems, if the ratings of Pamela’s entrance last night …

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BB09: The Rescue Plan

OK, this season hasn’t been the best – in fact, it’s been a challenger for the worst, but at least since they reverted back to the original format it’s felt more like Big Brother again. Nominations, even more so than evictions, are the key part …

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Making news this week…

Best experienced in audio form – download the Week 9 Radio show and skip to 46:05 – – – “Good evening and welcome to this TEN News update, I’m Sandra Sully. “First tonight, fans and media this week called on the government to step up …

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Strategic voting is back – hurrah!

It’s nice when you get to this end of a Big Brother series and some housemates finally click on that the show show is really, on the inside, a game. Strategic voting is the easiest way to get in and out of the diary room …

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Why this week should be a triple eviction

Yes, that’s right. A triple eviction. It’s certainly possible, isn’t it? Look at the setup – there’s only four weeks to go, and ten Housemates left. Six have been placed up for the public vote, making this the perfect week. This series has seen numerous …

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Have voters finally got it right?

After eight years of Big Brother Australia it seems as though the voting public may have figured it out. Kick out the boring ones, not the ones you wouldn’t want to live with. Gretel crammed it into our brains eviction after eviction but every Sunday …

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Can BBUK learn anything from Aussie BB?

We’ve often posted here about how great BBUK is and how crap BB Australia is – and generally speaking in the last few years that’s been quite true, but there are still a few things where BBUK could benefit from their Australian counterpart. Production wise …

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Random Ramblings…

A few thoughts… and a look ahead to BBUK. Firstly, the nominations. I’ve hated the new process from the start as it’s just not Big Brother, but I’ve got to concede it had the desired effect of keeping the characters in and kicking the pot-plants …

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