On this episode I have someone very special. He was the other Executive Producer on my series of Big Brother in 2012 - Yep, It is Chris Blackburn. The very accomplished series producer. We do discuss a lot of Big Brother on the podcast and I try not to be too introspective about that ,but to be fair Chris worked on Big Brother extensively and to not discuss his knowledge on the casting process and to not unearth some of the stories from behind the scenes would have been a huge mistake.
Chris has decades of experience and that includes reality shows like Beauty and the Geek, My Kitchen Rules and Temptation Island - which I believe was the first reality show in Australia, even before Big Brother. I could name so much more but I think we need to get into the episode because it is a long one.
This extended chat is worth every second because Chris is warm, funny and brutally honest - my head is still spinning from what he really thought of the former hots of Big Brother and also fascinated with his opinions on cancel culture, amongst other things.