Reality TV merry-go-round shows no sign of halting after Big Brother 2013 launch
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Celebrity Big Brother has returned to our screens, as the eye-gougingly repetitive reality TV calendar continues to prove that brainstorming sessions at the UK's biggest stations continue to end with the same conclusions. So Channel 5, airing their third edition of CBB, adding to the previous nine created by Channel 4, not forgetting the three standard editions of Big Brother from Channel 5, plus of course the ten that Channel 4 aired before handing over the mantle, adds to a grand total of the twenty fifth edition of the same scenario being wheeled out before the public's eyes. Big Brother appears to still attract an audience of sorts. A certain buzz still emanates from social media sites on launch night, plus average viewing figures at a reported 1.5 million for this particular series means it is the most successful edition since the transition to Channel 5. However, it is up to some debate as to the actual purpose of viewing the show as it currently stands. Upon its first ever show back in the 2000, Big Brother presented a fresh, broad concept. Collect a bunch of ordinary members of society, throw them all into a sufferer of claustrophobic's idea of hell, and film the entire ordeal for the viewing pleasure of millions of people. A genuine sociological experiment was born.
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