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John de Mol, the Dutch billionaire who created the original Dutch Big Brother in 1999, once said: "There will come a time when people will talk about an era in television before Big Brother and one after Big Brother.
AN APPEARANCE in Big Brother has paved the way to a new career for some contestants.
No MORE that frenetic title music and the lurch either to the TV remote to switch channels or turn up the volume.
EVEN if Davina McCall reneges on her tongue-in-cheek promise to bid farewell to Big Brother by streaking through the garden during the live finale this week, it's unlikely she will see off the show that made her name with anything approaching understatement.
RACHAEL has became the first housemate to be evicted from the Big Brother house.
FORMER Big Brother star John Loughton is among the front-runners to become the Liberal Democrat candidate in one of the party's top Edinburgh target seats at next year's Holyrood elections.
As a city youngster bids for Big Brother glory, we look back at our past contestants
It's farewell to the housemates. As the programme which gave birth to the reality TV phenomenon reaches
the end of its 'emotional journey' with one last series starting on Wednesday, Dani Garavelli
looks at the legacy it leaves behind
BIG Brother is to resume its live internet feed for fans – but at a cost.
THE line-up for the seventh and final series of Celebrity Big Brother was revealed last night as the contestants were cheered and applauded into the house.
REALITY TV show Big Brother is to be axed after one more series next year, Channel 4 has announced.
YOU CAN almost hear the dulcet tones of Davina McCall. "Big Brother, you have been evicted".
THE winner of this year's Big Brother will not get the promised £100,000 prize, it was announced today.
REALITY TV show Big Brother is to be axed after one more series next year, Channel 4 said today.
BIG Brother is to be axed after one more series next year, Channel 4 said today.
HE certainly made his mark on the Big Brother house, and according to classmates of Edinburgh's newest reality TV "star", they expected nothing less.
ENDEMOL, the television company behind Big Brother, is reported to be in talks about joining a rescue deal for sports broadcaster Setanta.
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