Next series will be the final one after ratings tumble
Big Brother is finally being scrapped after ratings for the current series reached their lowest point yet.
The next series of the reality TV show, once a must-see on the summer schedules, will be its last, according to insiders at Channel 4.
In fact, they’re only sticking with it for that long due to contractual agreements with the show’s makers, Endemol.
‘The reality is people are bored with it. Even at Channel 4 the vibe among staff is that if you like Big Brother you’re not cool,’ a source tells The Sun.
‘If the people commissioning the show don’t think it’s cool, what hope is there?’
In its 2003 heyday, Big Brother could pull in up to ten million viewers a season, but this year a paltry two million have tuned in to watch a group of wannabes play up to the cameras.
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