UK: Transsexual Nadia favourite to win Big Brother

LONDON (Reuters) - Portuguese transsexual Nadia Almada is the runaway favourite to win Channel 4’s Big Brother reality TV show as the remaining five contestants count down to the end of their 10-week incarceration on Friday.

Arabs kick out Big Brother

Reality TV hit Big Brother has been evicted from the Middle East following a wave of religious protests.
Twelve house mates from around the Arab world had entered a villa on a resort island in Bahrain to compete for the $US100,000 ($130,000) prize.
For the first time in Big Brother history, there were segregated sleeping areas […]

Protests Stop Arab Big Brother TV Show

MANAMA (Reuters) - An Arab television channel said on Monday it was temporarily pulling the plug on its Arabic version of the hit reality show Big Brother after charges of “indecency.”
But an official of the MBC satellite channel said it was to relaunch the show from outside Bahrain where it was produced. Protesters in […]

Protesters want Bahrain Big Brother Off the Air

MANAMA (Reuters) - Several hundred Islamists have held a rally in Bahrain to protest against the television reality show Big Brother produced in the Gulf Arab state, complaining that the programme was un-Islamic.
“Stop Sin Brother! No to indecency!” chanted the protesters on Friday. The Arabic version of the show has drawn large audiences internationally.

Arabic version of Big Brother causing Big Problems

The first episode of the Big Brother was aired on Friday by the Dubai-based Middle East Broadcasting Company (MBC) from the show’s location on the Amwaj Islands resort in Muharraq, Bahrain’s second biggest island city….
…deputy speaker Adel Al Mawdah, claim the show, the Big Brother, is “immoral and un-Islamic”.>

Arab Big Brother upsets Islamists

THE first Arab version of the controversial reality TV production Big Brother has incensed Islamist MPs in Bahrain, where the show is being filmed, and who want it stopped.
“We do not agree that the program be filmed in Bahrain because it goes against our traditions. We support any development and tourism project provided it is […]

Arab version of Big Brother will be monitored by Big Brother

Arab version of Big Brother causes controversy in Middle East. Information Minister Nabeel Al Hamer has been called in for questioning by parliament over the fact that the reality show Big Brother flouts Islamic values. Three Islamic parliamentary blocs met on Sunday to discuss the matter, reports the Gulf Daily News.
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Big Brother comes to Arab world

The Arabic version of the Big Brother reality television programme has started, with a prize of $100,000 for the winner.
The show being broadcast across the Arab world by MBC follows the highly successful format estimated to have been watched by two billion viewers around the globe since its beginnings five years ago..

Priest Joins Cast of Italian ‘Big Brother’

The debut of the fourth season of Big Brother in Italy, known there as “Grand Fratello,” is causing a stir. The producers have selected a priest to be among the 12 housemates, and the Vatican is not amused.
The Italian version of the reality TV program “Big Brother,” known locally as “Grand Fratello,” sticks to […]

Baby conceived on Big Brother

A baby has been conceived after two contestants had sex on the Danish version of Big Brother. It is believed to be the first conception in the history of the reality television show. Danish TV has been showing intimate scenes between Sissel, 20, and Robert, 21, for the last month…

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