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New Serieses for the summer on TV

On Wednesday evening I watched a succession of exotic females entering the "Big Brother" house and I have that sinking feeling that I'm looking forward to a summer of hearing, from all and sundry sources, about the latest antics of Charley and Chanelle, and or Sam and Shabnam. There's something abou that show that - really, I can't stand. What's the point? No doubt we're in for a series of ever more headling-grabbing antics, humiliation of contestants (who, it should be noted, know roughly what they're letting themselves in for), and hours of pictures of non-people sitting around and yakking.

On Thurday evening, something of a different nature? A series of interesting birds being filmed 24 x 7, with the presenters telling us about the antics in Islay and in the Heligon House. We've got viciousness, squabbling and some truely charming moments too. Presenters (who, it should be noted know roughly what they're letting themselves in for) doing very silly things, and a pictures of people sitting around and yakking at the camera.

Until this week, I hadn't realised just how similar "Springwatch" and "Big Brother" actually are!

(written 2007-06-02, updated 2007-06-07)

Commentatorsays ...
Lisa Ellis:I take a quote from "The Week", Issue 617:
"Bad week for: Big Brother, which is being beaten in the live-footage ratings by a programme about the nocturnal habits of Britain's wildlife. 'Nightshift', BBC2's late-night version of 'Springwatch', features webcam footage from assorted nests and sets. It pulled in 400,000 viewers at midnight last Thursday, while live footage of the 'Big Brother' contestants only attracted 242,000."
(comment added 2007-06-08 08:24:38)
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