Every summer, millions viewers tune in to catch Big Brother in the United States. While it is true that the US Big Brother version Big Brother is extremely popular however, it’s not the only version of the game that has been played. The popular franchise in the world originated within the Netherlands and has seen a variety of variations of the game in different nations.
Although the majority of these international shows differ significantly with what Big Brother fans know and enjoy within America, United States, there are plenty of international versions that are worth watching. Check out the top seven international Big Brother shows that fans can watch.
Ten Big Brother (Dutch Version)
It was what was known as the Big Brother that started it all. The original idea to air the series was quite different from what’s being aired on TV now. The original schedule of the program was to run for a full year, however, it was reduced to 100 days. It was the Dutch edition of the program was only on air in six episodes.
As with Big Brother US version, various variations were added from season season, although they’re not as numerous as the twists featured in Big Brother US. Each season featured one or two twists for example, having contestants form a duo or having exes join the house. This season’s Dutch Big Brother version Big Brother does feature more diversities in the age range of the houseguests, and even included a pregnant houseguest that had her baby inside the house!
9 Big Brother Suomi
The Finnish rendition from Big Brother featured ten seasons. In the 10th season, the winner received the sum of 100,000 euros, and the remaining seasons saw contestants compete for a prize of EUR50,000. The show’s version retains a large portion of its original Dutch format, and has introduced several fascinating twists. A particularly intriguing Season that was a hit Evil Big Brother.
In this time, guests of the house were confronted with difficult circumstances. Production used tricks to manipulate the houseguests, and they imposed more severe sanctions, such as removing prizes.
8. Big Brother Portugal
Big Brother Portugal Portuguese Big Brother version Big Brother ran for seven seasons, which included three celebrity seasons, and 4 regular season. One season in Big Brother Portugal featured an intriguing structure.
The format of this show is similar to Big Brother, each houseguest enters the house is greeted by a mysterious. It’s a different version Big Brother, known as “Secret Story” or “House of Secrets” was the basis for The French edition of Big Brother.
7. Big Brother Bulgaria
In case Big Brother US is looking for new ways to make it interesting, Big Brother Bulgaria is an excellent place to begin. Through the five seasons that the country hosted Big Brother, it provided many of the most exciting twists. Although Big Brother US fans have been able to enjoy two twists Big Brother Bulgaria featured the triplets who were inside the house! In the Bulgarian version also had a pregnant houseguest , who was born at home and stayed there with her baby until she was evicted.
The most insane version of this nation’s Big Brother has to be the Big Brother Family format in every contestant is a family who competes against other families in order to win cash, a vehicle, as well as an apartment.
Six Big Brother Germany has featured thirteen seasons of the show. The international version of the show includes many of the most intriguing variations and twists between seasons. Houseguests don’t get with a prize for getting to the finish line. Instead, they must be able to work hard to earn their winnings. A variation that was implemented in a variety of nations, Celebrity Big Brother, also featured the German version.
It even had its own season which ran for a whole year! A few other bizarre surprises include the construction of the entire Big Brother village consisting of five houses and a farm which the houseguests resided and splitting the house into “rich zone” and a “poor zone” and forcing both teams to compete against each with each other.
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Five Pinoy Big Brother
A version of Big Brother airs in the Philippines. The “housemates” are able to vote every week on the nominations in the contest for their house. Once the nominations are in place viewers can vote for the housemate that they prefer to keep. The contestant who has the lowest amount of votes at close of the week is eliminated.
Alongside the well-known version that is based on celebrities, Pinoy Big Brother has also shown a teen version of the show. The show has hosts of different types and has seen many changes in the hosts’ roles through the time. One of the most significant distinctions between this version that is different from that of the American model is in the amount of money awarded. A “Big winner,” which is what they’re named in this version doesn’t receive a specified amount of money for prize. Instead, they receive an entire prize package that typically includes a home and lot as well as a car, company franchise and home appliance and even a trip!
4. Big Brother Australia
The show’s version is among the most easy to locate videos on the web. It had 11 seasons, is scheduled to be renewed this year after an absence of time.
Big Brother Australia has historically included the original Dutch edition of the show which saw house guests secretly vote for nominations while viewers vote contestants out. In the new season begins of Big Brother Australia this year will air, it is believed that it will change its format in order to mimic the famous American model of Big Brother.
3. Big Brother Israel
The version that is available on Big Brother also has multiple clips available on the internet. A majority of these clips have English subtitles, which makes it simple for American viewers to follow. It has seen three versions with celebrities of the show and its longest-running season lasted for more than 120 days. There are some notable new twists in this show.
Season 5 , of the Israeli version included an Survivor themed challenge in which contestants were divided into tribes. Season 2 also featured an unintentional houseguest who was enticed for the chance to be an actual houseguest, but was kicked out. The show also included emotions, like the houseguest receiving a text message from her father suffering from ALS. A different season also saw newlyweds appeared on the show, having just returned from their weddingand still wearing their wedding gowns.
2. Big Brother UK
This particular version that is played on Big Brother is well-known for the drama that takes place within the house. Because this particular version of the game, as with many others is seen as more of more of a social experiment as opposed to a game, conflicting personalities are often the cause of disputes. The participants are rewarded by being selected to be the winners at conclusion of the season. However the prize is considerably smaller than that of the US version.
The amount of prize money varies with in each season and can be as low as PS50,000 , and up to PS150,000. A unique aspect of Big Brother UK is that contestants receive a weekly shopping allowance, which is used to pay for daily tasks. In the event that houseguests do on the task, they may raise their weekly grocery stipend or even lose all of it.
1. Big Brother Canada
If you’re a Big Brother US fan, this is the perfect version in the world to catch. Big Brother Canada follows the similar structure of Big Brother US version. Although the dynamics of social interaction in the house are definitely significant in the two versions, Big Brother US and Big Brother Canada both versions have competition at the top of the competition.
Big Brother Canada also seems to feature more different personalities, compared to Big Brother US, which appears to be stuck to the same stereotypes every year. With amazing twists like triple expulsions as well as fake double evictions and an international twist for houseguests This Big Brother Canada version Big Brother is certainly worth watching.