‘Big Brother Canada’ cancelled after 12 seasons: ‘The end of an era’ – National


Big Brother Canada isn’t any extra.

Corus Entertainment, mother or father firm of Global News, introduced the truth competitors collection will now not air. The present’s twelfth season, which aired on Global TV, got here to a detailed final month.

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“The series has been a leader in the reality TV space, always prioritizing the rich diversity of Canada in front of and behind the camera, and Corus is extremely proud of its unprecedented success across our platforms over the last 12 seasons,” a memo from Global and Corus reads.

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In the assertion, Corus stated it thought of many components within the choice, together with “audience trends, available support from sponsors and advertisers, and production and licensing costs.”

Big Brother Canada was one in every of a number of worldwide spinoffs of the unique Dutch present and featured contestants, often called “houseguests,” residing collectively for weeks at a time and reduce off from entry to the skin world.

Contestants’ psychological, bodily and emotional power had been put to the take a look at in weekly competitions, the place they’d battle one another for prizes and the coveted “Head of Household” and “Power of Veto” awards. The last houseguest remaining on the finish of the season would stroll away with a big money prize.

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“Today as we say goodbye to the beloved series, we celebrate the great success and impact Big Brother Canada has had in our country and in the Canadian media landscape for over a decade,” Troy Reeb, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Corus Entertainment stated in a press release. “Global will always be proud to have been home to Big Brother Canada for 12 seasons.”

On Instagram, the official Big Brother Canada account shared the information, calling the cancellation “the end of an era.”

“Season after season, each group of Houseguests delivered their own unique dynamic and iconic moments that we will never forget,” they wrote. “But most of all, we are so thankful to have been able to go on this journey with you, the incredible Big Brother Canada fans.”

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