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Big Brother is coming back – the reality TV landscape today will demand a more caring show

By Helen Wood, Chair professor in Media and Cultural Studies, Lancaster University
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ITV2 has announced the return of Big Brother to the UK with a promo trailer during this year’s Love Island final. Big Brother’s successful format of putting a group of housemates together in a controlled environment as an “experiment” to observe their behaviour has proved entertainment gold with international iterations, spin-offs and many imitations across the world.

To many, the show’s return, after its 18-year stint on Channel 4 and then Channel 5 will come as something of a surprise, given the…The Conversation


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