Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Oh Brother, I Want a Qld Winner

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Oh Brother, I Want a Qld Winner

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Byline: Seanna Cronin APN Entertainment Editor

BIG Brother boss Alex Mavroidakis hopes to find the show's next winner in Brisbane this weekend.

Auditions will be held today and tomorrow for Channel 9's reality show that sees several dozen strangers, or housemates, thrown together in the isolation of the Big Brother house at Dreamworld on the Gold Coast.

"We always get great people from Queensland," Mr Mavroidakis told APN.

"There's never been a series without a Queenslander, but we've never had a winner from Queensland. I'm completely biased and I want there to be a winner from Queensland."

While he didn't win last year's series, Brisbane's Ben Zabel is reviewing movies for Nine's Morning Show.

Last year's winner and runner-up Tim Dormer and Tahan Lew-Fatt are also presenting segments for Nine's Today and Getaway shows.

"Ben's a terrific example of someone who turned up and just captivated the room," Mr Mavroidakis said.

"Just take a couple of hours out and come down to the Pullman Hotel and it could change your entire life. …

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