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Big Brother

  1. diversity initiatives
    CBS Vows 50 Percent of Its Reality-Show Contestants Will Be People of ColorAs part of a new diversity initiative for their unscripted programming.
  2. the coronavirus
    Which TV Shows Have Dared to Restart Production Amid COVID-19?Because you can’t watch reruns forever.
  3. reality bites
    Big Brother: All Stars Begins Production, But Coronavirus Is Always WatchingMany franchise favorites are poised to return.
  4. reality tv
    Germany’s Big Brother Contestants Just Heard About the CoronavirusOn the bright side, “This might be the safest place in Germany.”
  5. overnights
    Big Brother Recap: Big Hogg EnergyThe week featured some of the most surprising, provocative, and satisfying game moves of the season.
  6. overnights
    Big Brother Recap: Chaos Is a LadderIn the course of about three days, and for no better reason than gossip, this season’s strongest alliance was rendered effectively obsolete.
  7. overnights
    Big Brother Recap: Gossip GirlWill Isabella’s ill-advised gossip spree make her the next major household target? Our weekly Big Brother power ranking says yes.
  8. overnights
    Big Brother Recap: Ovi and OutWell, Christie couldn’t have had a more tumultuous HOH rule if she’d tried.
  9. overnights
    Big Brother Premiere Recap: Notes on CampThis season might have a touch of Lost about it.
  10. overnights
    Celebrity Big Brother Season Finale Recap: InterceptionSome astoundingly bad strategy from a player who should have known better leads to a rare unanimous Big Brother victory.
  11. overnights
    Celebrity Big Brother Recap: Love and WarAn inevitable yet enormously disappointing elimination leaves us with an unusual bunch of contestants heading into the finale.
  12. overnights
    Celebrity Big Brother Recap: Et Tu, Tamar?Kato Kaelin was too good at this game, and it was only a matter of time before he was punished for it.
  13. overnights
    Celebrity Big Brother Recap: Trust the ProcessRyan Lochte inadvertently devised a master class in how not to rule the Big Brother house.
  14. overnights
    Celebrity Big Brother Recap: Fame GamePresenting a power ranking of the the sterling fraternity of that-guys and what’s-her-names who have entered this season’s household.
  15. the mooch
    Anthony Scaramucci Becomes Newest ‘Disgraced Trump Employee’ to Join Big BrotherRyan Lochte’s also there, because, sure.
  16. cbs
    Julie Chen Officially Leaves The Talk With Video Message“I need to spend more time at home.”
  17. #metoo
    Julie Chen Takes a Stand for Les Moonves While Hosting Big BrotherIt was the littlest big statement possible, but it happened.
  18. close reads
    Celebrity Big Brother Is a Very Political Show, But Not Because of OmarosaLike it or not, shows like Celebrity Big Brother reflect the state of politics in 2018.
  19. reality tv
    Big Brother Contestant Abruptly Leaves the Show Due to PTSD From Sexual Assault“I had a lot of guys yelling at me and attacking me, and it started really affecting me and making my anxiety severe.”
  20. big brother
    Big Brother Cast Learns Trump Won the ElectionThe housemates now know who the next president is, and they’re not amused.
  21. season renewals
    CBS Renews Zoo and Big BrotherThe renegade zoologist lives on.
  22. rumor mill
    Is CBS Getting Ready to Launch a Streaming Season of Big Brother? CBS may have found a way to expand its super-successful reality franchise.
  23. celebrity deaths
    Music Producer David Gest, Liza Minnelli’s Ex-Husband, Dies At 62He recently appeared on Celebrity Big Brother.
  24. surreal media
    Bowie’s Death Confuses U.K. Celeb Big BrotherWhew.
  25. life after reality tv
    Memo to the New Big Brother Winner: Don’t Be a Fame WhoreSomeone who was on some reality TV show, or even won one — like me — shouldn’t share an adjective with Neil Armstrong or Beyoncé.
  26. vulture lists
    The 15 Most Jaw-Dropping Moments in Big Brother HistoryIn honor of the long-running reality show’s unpredictable reputation.
  27. racism
    Big Brother Contestants Insanely RacistAnd homophobic.
  28. opposite worlds
    Syfy Picks Up a Dystopian Survivor-Meets-Big Brother KnockoffWith some fake time travel thrown in. 
  29. big brother
    See an Audition Tape for Big Brother CanadaSee? Even Canada has fratty douche bags.
  30. tv ratings
    The Big Losers (and Rare Winners) of Summer TVAside from the Olympics and Hatfields & McCoys, things were very grim across the cable box.
  31. reality tv
    ABC Argues That Its New Reality Show Is Just Like Every Other Reality ShowIn response to claims of copyright infringement from CBS. 
  32. primate time
    Get Ready for Big Brother, But With BaboonsWe know, it’s hard to tell the difference.
  33. reality tv lawsuits
    CBS Readies Lawsuit Against New ABC Show Glass HouseThe network argues it rips off Big Brother.
  34. overnights
    Big Brother Recap: The Finale Makes a Political Cartoonist More Cynical Than the Iraq War DidThe winner made him despair for his country.
  35. overnights
    Big Brother Recap: When Times Get Tough, Tori Spelling Steps InShe shows up to visit ‘90210’ fetishist Adam and gives him the strength to actually win something.
  36. overnights
    Which The Wire Character Is Each Big Brother Finalist Acting Like?Plus: The Jury House cures cancer!
  37. the protectors
    Which Creepy Reality Show ‘Knight’ Would You Want Protecting You?Brendon of ‘Big Brother’ or Kasey of ‘Bachelor Pad’?
  38. overnights
    Big Brother Recap: The Zingbot Will Rule Us AllThe robot returns, and our recapper tries to match him zing for zing.
  39. overnights
    Big Brother Recap: Return of the Walking DeadBrendon returned this week. Sigh.
  40. overnights
    Big Brother Recap: The Myth of SisyphusThat is actually mentioned in this episode.
  41. overnights
    Big Brother Recap: Hitting the Debt CeilingAnd some fake skis.
  42. overnights
    Big Brother Recap: Alliances Split, and the Word Gameplay Is Liberally SpokenJulie Chen: “Wow, you guys are serious gamers.” Me: “This is the least fun game in the history of gaming.”
  43. overnights
    Big Brother Recap: A Week 3 Summary Composed Only of ListsLike, “Things contestants said that are probably true, which makes them sad.”
  44. overnights
    Big Brother Recap: Dress Up Like a Superhero or a Pastel CowRecapper David Rees barely survives week No. 2.
  45. tv
    One Big Brother Houseguest Has Left EarlyThat was fast.
  46. ratings
    Big Brother Debuts to Strong RatingsEight million people watched.
  47. overnights
    David Rees, Unwitting Big Brother Virgin, Recaps the Premiere“Evil Dick looks like a partially deflated Motley Crüe Macy’s parade balloon.”
  48. tv
    The Silly Names of the Big Brother Newbies Are AnnouncedPorsche, Cassi, Kalia, and Lawon.
  49. the industry
    Gus Van Sant Drinks the ‘Kool-Aid’