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Poor economy kills ‘Big Brother’ charity donations

Channel 4 has decided it cannot afford to continue the tradition of donating 10p to charity for every vote called in to Big Brother. The charity donations began in 2006 and the reality hit, which just launched its 10th season, will no longer donate because of the current economic climate.
June 8, 2009

Channel 4 has decided it cannot afford to continue the tradition of donating 10p to charity for every vote called in to Big Brother. The charity donations began in 2006 and the reality hit, which just launched its 10th season, will no longer donate because of the current economic climate.

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