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19. Big Brother

While annual viewing figures continue to dwindle, the non-celeb version of the reality show limped into its 18th series in 2017 with contestant Arthur Fulford quitting the show within a week of entering the house, after suffering “bullying and isolation”. Channel 5 had to resort to drafting in ‘celebrities’ including Georgie Shore’s Marnie Simpson to liven up the show and compete with stiff competition from main rival Love Island. (Channel 5)

From Donald Trump and Brexit to Ed Sheeran and Love Island, the biggest stories of 2017

Donald Trump is the most searched term by Yahoo users in the UK this year.

Yahoo’s Year in Review reveals the biggest news stories, social trends and searches of 2017, taken from the billions of searches over the course of the past 12 months.

Trump, one of the most divisive presidents to ever lead the United States, beat off stiff competition from Brexit and the General Election.

Elsewhere, the UK’s obsession with ‘Love Island’ was evident as the reality show finished sixth, losing out to BBC’s Saturday night juggernaut ‘Strictly Come Dancing’, which placed fifth.

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