The controversial Big Brother reality Show first took the world by storm 11-years-ago.
Screened live on Channel 4, Big Brother became the most addictive and compulsive viewing for reality addicts around the globe wanting nothing more than to be sat at home glued to their TV sets watching and waiting for the latest housemate’s drama to unfold.
But sadly for the shows millions of avid and enthusiastic fans, Big Brother was axed by the Channel 4 network last year and was believed to be lost forever.
But Hey Presto!
Much to the delight of Big Brother fans everywhere (and a clever move by rival network channel 5) the most compelling reality show is now very much alive and kicking thanks to its rebirth made possible by the Channel 5 network.
More news still, wide-eye Dublin boy Brian Dowling, 33, has gone from being a ‘once upon a time’ unknown Big Brother housemate to successfully stepping into one of the most best-loved and famous presenting shoes of all time, Big Brother’s one and only Big Mother Davina McCall.
The modest Irishman is still pinching himself because he can’t believe his luck at landing the coveted job of hosting the all new Channel 5 Celebrity Big Brother reality show all set to kick-off in big tiara and tears style and entertaining millions of fans with three-weeks of celebrity car-crash TV, each assisted by their massive egos and conflicting personalities to live together under the same roof closely followed by the ever watchful eye of Big Brother’s dozens of cameras.
Among the celebrities battling for this years Big brother crown is, actress Joanna Lumley, troubled reality star Kerry Katona, former X Factor finalists Jedward, Towie’s Amy Childs, Baywatch babe Pamela Anderson, to name but a few.
“When they wanted me to do a screen test, I assumed it was for the sister show, Big Brother’s Bit On The Side.
“Let’s face it I’m not known as a prime time presenter.
“But no-one is until they get the chance,
“Davina has told me that I’m the best man for the job and she’s told me to be myself becauseI have bags of talent.
“I don’t know what I’d do if she hadn’t of been so supportive.
“Davina has been is amazing and compassionate to everyone”, revealed the Channel 5′s celebrity Big Brother Host and former housemate Brian Dowling.
Doors to the celebrities posh pad will be opening up to their special house guests on Thursday 18th August 2011 at 9pm for three weeks of the best live reality entertainment in the world.