|Big Brother Thailand (franchise)|
|Television Network(s)||iTV (2005 - 2006)|
|Host|| Saranyu Vonkarjun (2005 - 2006)|
|Series Run||April 2, 2005 - May 21, 2006|
Big Brother Thailand is the Thai version of the international reality show, Big Brother.
It first aired on April 2, 2005 and is actually considered as the very first Big Brother franchise to be produced in Southeast Asia, just four months before the second Big Brother franchise was produced in the region.
However, it only lasted for over a year, with 2 completed seasons aired.
How it works
Big Brother is the Thai version of the Big Brother reality television show based on the Dutch television series of the same name originally created by John de Mol in 1997. It is shown on iTV and TrueVisions channel 20.The show follows a group of House Guests living together 24 hours a day in the "Big Brother" house, isolated from the outside world but under constant surveillance with no privacy for three months.In 2 seasons of the show, 27 different people have entered the Big Brother house so far. Since its debut in 2005, Big Brother Thailand has run continuously with at least one season of the show airing each year, Big Brother was renewed for a 2nd season.
- Big Brother Croatia 5 used the Big Brother Thailand house for the Foreign House twist of the season. The house was specially decorated with Thai interior style to represent the culture of the host country. An elephant was even included as a house pet just for the series.
|Big Brother Franchises|
|Africa||Africa · Angola · Nigeria · South Africa|
|Americas||Argentina · Brazil · Canada (Quebec) · Colombia · Ecuador · Mexico · Pacific · Panama · Peru · United States (Spanish)|
|Asia-Pacific||Arab States · Australia · China · India (Hindi · Kannada · Bengali · Tamil · Telugu) · Indonesia · Israel · Philippines · Russia · Thailand · Vietnam · Turkey|
|Europe||Albania · Balkans · Belgium · Bulgaria · Croatia · Czech Republic · Denmark · Finland · France (Loft) · Germany · Greece · Hungary · Italy · Lithuania · Netherlands · Norway · Poland · Portugal (Secret) · Romania · Scandinavia · Slovakia · Slovenia · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland · United Kingdom · Ukraine|