Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition

Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition is, as denoted, a special edition of Pinoy Big Brother for celebrities and prominent personalities in the Philippines. As advertised, these celebrities may include commercial models, actors and actresses, radio and TV show hosts, musicians, sports and fashion personalities, and even politicians.

Celebrity housemates, like many counterparts abroad, play for charity, aside from themselves. Prizes given away from edition to edition can vary, but basically, the cash prize an edition's winner can receive is the same as the prize for that winner's chosen charity organization, i.e. the winner and his/her charity each win the same amount.

The House used in the Celebrity Edition is typically the same one as used in the regular seasons, but with some modifications done. These changes are noticeable as soon as at least one housemate enters the House.

Generally, the theme song for this edition is the song Sikat ang Pinoy ("The Filipino is Famous") by Sam Milby and host Toni Gonzaga, pertaining to the personalities in this edition and the various quests of ordinary Filipinos for fame in any field.

Currently, there are no plans for the renewal of this edition.

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