Channel 4 have been struggling to fill the reality void left by Big Brother. Here are some tips for them.
The buzz surrounding its British debut was everywhere; you couldn't turn on your TV, open a paper or visit the hairdressers without catching a mention of the show. Curiosity spread like wildfire, with some considering the social experiment aspect and others pondering which contestants will be the first to get physical on screen. It was arguably one of the most influential reality programmes of its time, but saw its ratings significantly drop before even reaching the half-way point of its decade-long run. So, where did Big Brother go wrong?