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Big Brother and Celeb Big Brother are CANCELLED as Channel 5 axe the shows

This is devastating

Channel 5 has announced that it is axing both Big Brother and Celebrity Big Brother.

The next series of Big Brother will be the last ever – and the last season of the Celebrity version will be last ever to air on the channel.

In a statement, Channel 5 said: "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 the production team who have worked tirelessly to make the show a success.

"We'd also like to thank our brilliant presenters – Emma on Big Brother and Rylan on Bit on the Side – for their consummate professionalism, Marcus the voice of Big Brother and all the housemates who have created so many memorable moments.

"Most importantly we'd like to thank the fans of the show for their support over the last seven years. We look forward to giving the final series a brilliant send-off."

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