Celebrity Big Brother (2001– )

TV Series  |   |  Reality-TV
4.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.6/10 from 609 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 6 critic

A version of the hit show Big Brother, in which a group of celebrities spend time in the famous house.

0Check in
0Share...

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 47 titles
created 08 Sep 2011
 
a list of 46 titles
created 17 Aug 2013
 
a list of 37 titles
created 15 Jan 2014
 
a list of 46 titles
created 05 Mar 2014
 
a list of 29 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Celebrity Big Brother (2001– )

Celebrity Big Brother (2001– ) on IMDb 4.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Celebrity Big Brother.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



16   15   14   13   12   11   10   9   8   … See all »
2015   2014   2013   2012   2011   2010   … See all »
4 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Comedy | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Celebrities are abandoned in the Australian jungle. To earn food, they do trials that challenge them physically (climbing caves/trees) and mentally (eating animal parts). Viewers vote their favourites to stay and to take part in challenges.

Stars: Anthony McPartlin, Declan Donnelly, Toby Anstis
Britain's Got Talent (TV Series 2007)
Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Amateur singers, dancers, comedians, magicians, ventriloquists and novelty acts perform for a live audience and a panel of three judges. If all three judges buzz them off they must stop their act.

Stars: Anthony McPartlin, Declan Donnelly, Amanda Holden
The X Factor (TV Series 2004)
Music | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A British music competition to find new singing talent, contested by aspiring singers drawn from public auditions.

Stars: Louis Walsh, Dermot O'Leary, Simon Cowell
Big Brother III (TV Series 2000)
Game-Show | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Big Brother is the UK's biggest reality TV show and is one of the most popular talked-about shows in British TV history. Big Brother takes place entirely within the confines of the Big ... See full summary »

Stars: Marcus Bentley, Davina McCall, Aisleyne Horgan-Wallace
Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Stars: Emma Willis, Rylan Clark, Jamie East
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

"Don't just watch the ads, win them!" Saturday Night Takeaway is a game show hosted by Ant and Dec, filled with stunts, sketches, and appearances from stars like Phillip Schofield, Alan Carr, Fearne Cotton, and many more.

Stars: Anthony McPartlin, Declan Donnelly, Kirsty Gallacher
The Voice UK (TV Series 2012)
Music | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Aspiring singers do their audition whilst the judges only listen with their backs turned. If a judge likes what they hear, they turn their chair.

Stars: Tom Jones, Will.i.am, Danny O'Donoghue
Alan Carr: Chatty Man (TV Series 2009)
Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Interview talk show hosted by comedian Alan Carr

Stars: Alan Carr, David Walliams, Mollie King
The Xtra Factor (TV Series 2004)
Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
Stars: Louis Walsh, Simon Cowell, Dermot O'Leary
This Morning (TV Series 1988)
Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Magazine show featuring lifestyle, cookery, fashion and news segments, along with celebrity interviews and gossip.

Stars: Phillip Schofield, Ruth Langsford, Holly Willoughby
Come Dine with Me (TV Series 2005)
Game-Show | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A group of five strangers, each an amateur chef, compete to host the best dinner party, each party solely for the competitors and to be held on consecutive evenings. With a set amount of ... See full summary »

Stars: Dave Lamb, Lesley Joseph, Bill Buckley
Ex on the Beach (2014–2015)
Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Eight single guys and girls head to the beach looking for love. However one by one, their idea of a holiday romance will be ruined as their ex's turn up.

Stars: Ashley Cain, Marco Alexandre, Emily Gillard
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Marcus Bentley ...
 Himself - Narrator / ... (288 episodes, 2006-2015)
Edit

Storyline

A group of celebrities subject themselves to the Big Brother treatment. For several weeks cameras follow their every move. The housemates nominate people to be evicted, but it is the viewers at home who have the final say via a telephone vote. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Reality-TV

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 March 2001 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Comic Relief Big Brother  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Series winners: Jack Dee (series 1), Mark Owen (series 2), Mark 'Bez' Berry (series 3), Chantelle Houghton (series 4), Shilpa Shetty (series 5), Ulrika Jonsson (series 6), Alex Reid (series 7), Paddy Doherty (series 8), Denise Welch (series 9), Julian Clary (series 10), Rylan Clark (series 11), Charlotte Crosby (series 12), Jim Davidson (series 13), Gary Busey (series 14), Katie Price (series 15). See more »

Connections

Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #19.10 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme Music
Written by Paul Oakenfold and Andy Gray
Performed by Element Four
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

More celebrity hogwash
12 January 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

STAR RATING: ***** The Works **** Just Misses the Mark *** That Little Bit In Between ** Lagging Behind * The Pits

The same concept as the original BB (where nobodies go in!), only this time with 11 'celebrities', though usually D listers or below or else once big-time stars desperate to re-vive their careers.

What makes the regular Big Brother stand out is that it's 12 ordinary people who nobody knows and we watch to see what being couped up in a house with 12 different personalities will do to certain individuals and get a car crash sort of thrill out of watching them fall out, bitch and moan about each other. But as regards celebrities, we get enough of that in gossip columns and magazines with them, but still we as a society feel the need for a 'celebrity' big brother (although this year they've put a bit of a slant on this by putting an Essex girl named Chantelle in who's first task is to fool all the other real celebs into thinking she was in a girl-band that had a hit record!)

Seeing what an impact last year's series had, I ended up feeling a bit left out that I didn't pay much attention to it while it was on, but I've payed pretty sharp attention to this year's series so far. We have a really controversial contestant in Michael Barrymore, still dogged by the unsolved death of a party-goer at his house five years ago and living in New Zealand since. He probably set many tongues wagging before he even set foot in the house, and equally disliked by some is Labour defector George Galloway, backing out of Blair's invasion of Iraq plan at the last minute and an alleged friend of Saddam Hussein's (he might be mourning a loss later on in the year then!) They are easily the two most controversial house-mates and, as the older ones, they've also tried to be the most dominating ones and are now seen as bullies in the eyes of some. Extrovert wise, we have cross dressing basketball champ Dennis Rodman, with his eye seemingly on all the sexy ladies in the house (including Baywatch's first mixed race babe Tracy Bingham and Sven's bit on the side, Faria Alam), and the unbelievable Pete Burns. The rest are the usual ones at the end of the celebrity scale ('Maggot' out of Goldie Lookin' Chain, some guy out of some band I've never heard of and reality TV favourite Jodie Marsh.)

Like it's original counter-part, it is of course rubbish TV, where conflicting personalities are deliberately hoisted in together to cause friction, spirit-crushing 'tasks' are set to humiliate and wear down the contestants motivation and self-esteem and it's all basically as manufactured as a pop band, but it's also as big a guilty pleasure as it's CP and you can't help but watch it and get hooked in on it. And the series is only young yet, and we never know what will develop. ***


3 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Janice Fitting foxy6715
Austin MiketheMechanic
Perez Hilton didn't feel safe after the incident? MiketheMechanic
Team Calum MiketheMechanic
Katie Hopkins - nice opinions? teriffic
Chemistry between Katie H. and Perez MiketheMechanic
Discuss Celebrity Big Brother (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page