RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The plot is tragic, the characters wear the right costumes (with well-defined roles), there is periodicity in the presentation of chapters, and the ending may be surprising. With the end of TV Globo's Big Brother Brasil, the Covid CPI (parliamentary investigative committee) has become the new reality show for Brazilians.
Moreover, it has record ratings. The channel created by the Senate on YouTube to report on the progress of the committee counts . . .