Celebrity Big Brother 2

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Celebrity Big Brother
 
 
Series 2 (2002)
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Celebrity Big Brother 2002, also known as Celebrity Big Brother 2, was the second series of the British reality television series Celebrity Big Brother. It was broadcast on Channel 4 in the UK, launching on 20 November 2002, and ending on 29 November 2002, lasting ten days. Proceeds from viewer voting went to four different charities: Centrepoint, National Missing Persons Helpline, Rethink and Samaritans. The series was sponsored by phone company O2. Les Dennis is commonly remembered for his depression during the series following his split from wife Amanda Holden.[1]

Housemates[edit]

Celebrity Big Brother 2 featured a total of six celebrity housemates, below is a table of who they are and what position they finished.

Anne Diamond[edit]

Anne Diamond (born 8 September 1954) is an English radio and television presenter. She hosted Good Morning Britain on TV-am and the similarly titled Good Morning... with Anne and Nick, alongside co-presenter Nick Owen. However, her presenting style has attracted accusations of "dumbing down". On Day 1, Anne entered the house. On Day 7, she was evicted from the house, after receiving 50.6% of the public vote.

Goldie[edit]

Goldie (born Clifford Joseph Price; 19 September 1965) is a British musician, actor and DJ, well known for his innovations to the jungle and drums and bass music genres. His first studio album Timeless entered the UK Albums Chart at number seven, whilst another Saturnz Return entered at fifteen. Aside from his musical career, his television and film acting credits include The World Is Not Enough, Snatch, Everybody Loves Sunshine, and playing gangster Angel Hudson in EastEnders. He entered the house on Day 1, but was the first celebrity to be evicted on Day 5.

Les Dennis[edit]

Les Dennis (born Leslie Dennis Heseltine; 12 October 1953) is a British comedian, television presenter, and actor, best known for presenting Family Fortunes from 1987 to 2002. He entered the house on Day 1. Dennis was commonly remembered in the series for his depression, which was caused following his split from then-wife Amanda Holden. He later described his time in the house as "not one of his wisest moves". However, he continued to be on programme and was declared the runner-up.

Mark Owen[edit]

Mark Owen (born 27 January 1972) is an English singer-songwriter, known for being a member of pop group Take That. After the band split up in 1996, Owen became the first ex-member to release solo material. His debut studio album Green Man charted at number 33, which included the singles "Child", "Clementine" and "I Am What I Am". On Day 1, Mark entered the house. He was later announced as the winner of the series, earning 77% of the public vote and beating Les. He broke down in tears when he left the house, overwhelmed by the fans' support.

Melinda Messenger[edit]

Melinda Messenger (born 23 February 1971) is an English former glamour model and television presenter, most notable for posing topless for Page 3 in The Sun. She continued to work for The Sun until readers voted to ban models with breast implants. On Day 1, Melinda entered the house. Whilst in the house, she was described as a "blonde Vulcan" by Sue, who questioned her apparent lack of emotions. She reached third place during the series' final, on Day 10.

Sue Perkins[edit]

Sue Perkins (born 22 September 1969) is a British comedian, broadcaster, actress and writer, who rose to prominence through her comedy partnership with Mel Giedroyc in Mel and Sue. Sue entered the house on Day 1. During her time in the house, she had notable moments with Mark and Les. She was evicted from the house on Day 9, with 75% of the public vote.

Nominations table[edit]

Day 3 Day 6 Day 7 Day 10
Final
Nominations
received
Mark Les,
Melinda
Not
eligible
Sue,
Melinda
Winner
(Day 10)
3
Les Goldie,
Sue
Sue,
Anne
Mark,
Sue
Runner-up
(Day 10)
3
Melinda Goldie,
Anne
Not
eligible
Sue,
Mark
Third place
(Day 10)
4
Sue Goldie,
Les
Not
eligible
Melinda,
Mark
Evicted
(Day 9)
6
Anne Goldie,
Sue
Not
eligible
Evicted
(Day 7)
2
Goldie Les,
Melinda
Evicted
(Day 5)
4
Nomination
note
none 1 none 2
Against
public vote
Goldie,
Les
Anne,
Sue
Mark,
Sue
Les,
Mark,
Melinda
Evicted Goldie
56%
to evict
Anne
50.6%
to evict
Sue
75%
to evict
Melinda
Fewest votes
(out of 3)
Les
23%
(out of 2)
Mark
77%
to win

Notes[edit]

  • ^Note 1 : Les, who failed a task, was the only person allowed to nominate.
  • ^Note 2 : The public were voting for the Housemate they wanted to win rather than to evict.

Ratings[edit]

These viewing figures are taken from BARB.[2] Note that no highlights episodes were aired on Saturdays.

Week 1
Sun 4.3m
Mon 4.1m
Tue 4.8m
Wed 7.6m 4.2m
Thu 4.7m 4.2m
Fri 3.0m 2.7m
5.0m 5.4m
Series
average
4.5m

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://insidebigbrother.net/theshow/cbb2
  2. ^ "Weekly Viewing Summary (see relevant week)". BARB. Retrieved 29 March 2013. 

External links[edit]

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