Big Brother and Celebrity Big Brother are officially ending
|bbc.com 14 Sep 2018 at 04:27|
It s time for this game to end.
A spokesperson told the BBC, "The forthcoming series of Big Brother will be the last - of either celebrity or civilian versions - on Channel 5.
"We d like to thank Endemol and all of the production team who have worked tirelessly to make the show a success."
During the launch of Celebrity Big Brother, Channel 5 controller Ben Frow hinted the franchise would be ending as "the contract runs out at Christmas".
Image caption Ryan Thomas won the final series
The final CBB series was won by Ryan Thomas, but was overshadowed by , who accused Thomas of punching her.
The incident attracted over 11,000 complaints to Ofcom and overshadowed the show s other storylines for the rest of the series.