M-Net and Endemol SA advise that due to a devastating fire at the Big Brother house on 2 September 2014, Big Brother Hotshots will not launch this Sunday (7 September) as scheduled. The BBA house is based at the Sesani Studios in Johannesburg. Winner of the reality show is expected to take home $300,000.
- The cause of the fire, at this stage, is unknown and investigations will commence as soon as it is safe to do so.
- At this stage M-Net and Endemol are urgently looking for an alternative Big Brother house in which to film the production, however as this production has highly technical infrastructure, camera and edit requirements an alternative is not immediately available. Every effort will be made to find a solution as quickly as possible to ensure that Africa’s biggest reality show will continue.
- Where is the BBA house?
- It is based at the Sasani Studios in Johannesburg
- Was anyone injured in the fire?
- No one was injured during the fire