Pre-CBB: Big Brother tops Google Trends and Ofcom Complaints

titles2Big Brother: Secrets and Lies topped the Google Trends search list this year, and the Ofcom Complaints list

Google today announced that Big Brother: Secrets and Lies, the fourteenth series of Big Brother, was the fourth most searched for show in the UK, as well as being the top trending show.

In the ‘Most Searched for’ category, Big Brother came fourth behind EastEnders, Breaking Bad and Coronation Street. The show aired between June and August this year. The show came up top in the trending category overall. It beat ITV talent show, Britain’s Got Talent and Drama, Broadchurch.

Google UK’s most searched for TV shows of 2013 are as follows:
Breaking Bad
Coronation Street
Big Brother 2013
Strictly Come Dancing
Top Gear
The Voice

Google UK’s biggest trending TV shows of 2013 are as follows:
Big Brother 2013
Britain’s Got Talent
Bigg Boss 7
The White Queen
Mr Selfridge
The X Factor 2013
Under The Dome
Peaky Blinders
The Apprentice


Also, Big Brother topped the most complaints list for the second year running for Ofcom, while Celebrity Big Brother also made the top 10.  A total of 965 complaints were logged regarding this year’s series while Celebrity Big Brother totaled up a 438 complaints overall.

Ofcom’s ten most complained about shows of 2013 are as follows:
Big Brother 2013: Secrets & Lies (Channel 5) – 965 complaints
The X Factor 2013 (ITV) – 734
ITV News – 574
Comic Relief (BBC One) – 492
Celebrity Big Brother 12 (Channel 5) – 438
Britain’s Got Talent 2013 (ITV) – 422
Emmerdale (ITV) – 376
BBC News – 354
Downton Abbey (ITV) – 252
Coronation Street (ITV) – 225

Celebrity Big Brother returns for the thirteenth series on January 3rd at 9pm.

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