Dragons’ Den Holiday Special, CBC
A determined entrepreneur challenges conventions and makes Den history; an enthusiastic snowboarder tries to keep his cool as excitement sparks; and one business gets everything on their wish list. Plus an inventor who thinks his winter accessory will drive sales all the way to the snow banks.
Republic of Doyle, CBC – “Body of Evidence”
Every Doyle is in the hot seat and trying to keep their stories straight when they all face a police interrogation after a security job gone wrong; Leslie and Jake withhold secrets from each other as the clock runs out on the case, which could land Jake back in jail; Des and Tinny have conflicting views on their relationship. Guest stars: John Kapelos
Dragons’ Den, CBC – “Student Special”
A university couple thinks they have the magic touch; two Business majors hope their international idea will help them get a foot in the door; and the youngest entrepreneur to ever take on the Dragons hopes her lunch-break idea is appealing. Plus four brothers school the Dragons on their sweet business.
Republic of Doyle, CBC – “True Lies”
Jake tracks down evidence to prove his innocence while being tracked down by a high school enemy turned Parole Officer; Leslie makes job compromising decisions in a search for the truth; Mal and Rose question the return of prodigal Doyle, Christian. Guest stars: Natasha Henstridge, Luke Kirby, Shaun Majumder, Aaron Abrams, Jason Gray-Stanford, Sean Panting, Jonathan Goad, Steve O’Connell, Joel Thomas Hynes, Dwain Murphy, Aiden Flynn, Megan Kennedy, Liane Balaban.
Dragons’ Den, CBC
A mystical mock-up makes the Dragons choose between fantasy and reality; an entrepreneur believes he can swipe a deal if he plays his cards right; and a slick duo believe they can ice their opponents with a Dragon’s investment. Plus a modest ask leaves the Dragons humbled.
Republic of Doyle, CBC – “The Driver”
Jake teams up with an enigmatic and dangerous woman to track down a missing driver before a crime war breaks out; Leslie extends her help to Jake and the Doyles despite not being cleared by her therapist; Mal and Des hit rock bottom with repo work.
Guest stars: Carly Pope, Aaron Abrams, A.J. Buckley, Ron White, Lola Tash,
Steve O’Connell, Pascal Langdale, Dalmar Abuzeid.
From Bill Brioux:
The week in Canada: Oct. 20 – 26
The 8 o’clock hour went 299,000 2 Broke and 181,000 for Vancouver-based Package Deal. Murdoch Mysteries arrested 906,000 overnight viewers on CBC. Rookie drama Strange Empire drew 283,000 at 9 p.m. Continue reading.
Dragons’ Den, CBC
An entrepreneur bares all with her cheeky business; the Dragons wonder if an inventor is driven by blind ambition; and a cheesy pitch leaves the Dragons hungry for more. Plus an established entrepreneur tries to convince the Dragons his next big idea will drive in some serious change.
Republic of Doyle, CBC – “Smash Derby”
An insurance case involving the temperamental victim of a car collision leads to intrigue at the track; Leslie resists meeting with the force therapist; Mal and Jake keep a big secret from Rose.