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Tonight: Young Drunk Punk, Saving Hope, Dragons’ Den, Book of Negroes

Young Drunk Punk, City – series premiere
Young rebels, Ian (Tim Carlson) and Shinky (Atticus Mitchell) decide that instead of going to college or into the work force like their parents want, they must find their great destiny! But when Ian’s sister Belinda (Allie Macdonald) moves back home after a fight with her boyfriend, Ian becomes determined to restore Belinda’s honour, prove his father wrong, and blow some minds with the power of punk!

Saving Hope, CTV – “Trading Places”
Dr. Alex Reid (Erica Durance) and Dr. Maggie Lin (Julia Taylor Ross) are faced with an intricate procedure to save a woman’s child when she and her partner refuse to be seen by Hope Zion Hospital’s top OB/GYN Dr. Sydney Katz (Stacey Farber). Meanwhile, Dr. Joel Goran’s (Daniel Gillies) father is in town to receive an award for stem‐cell research, but Joel has the feeling he’s hiding something. Plus, Dr. Charlie Harris (Michael Shanks) suspects foul‐play when a boy and his grandmother come in. This episode of SAVING HOPE is directed by Gregory Smith (ROOKIE BLUE).

Dragons’ Den, CBC
A musical entrepreneur tries to strike a chord with the Dragons; an honest storeowner lays it all on the table; and university friends want to team up with the Dragons to ice out big industry players. Plus, business partners think there’s an untapped market for their truly Canadian beverage.

The Book of Negroes, CBC – Part 3
When Revolution breaks out in New York, Aminata seizes her chance and escapes to freedom in the haven of Canvas Town.

Tonight: Saving Hope, Dragons’ Den, Book of Negroes, Say Yes to the Dress Canada

Saving Hope, CTV – “Narrow Margin”
Dr. Alex Reid (Erica Durance) steps away from the hospital for a hike in the woods, but can’t get away from medicine when she finds a trapped teenager in a dire situation. Dr. Charlie Harris (Michael Shanks) needs Dr. Joel Goran’s (Daniel Gillies) help when a woman from the clinic won’t be seen by anyone else, and Dr. Zach Miller (Ben Ayres) has his hands full when an exotic dancer comes into the ER.

Dragons’ Den, CBC
A sporty entrepreneur thinks a friendly game of catch will get the Dragons playing hardball for a deal; a hero swoops into the Den aiming to leave with a fairy tale ending; and one entrepreneur hopes the fruits of her labour is ripe for a deal. Plus, a team of entrepreneurs look to construct the perfect pitch in the Den after their first business failed to break new ground.

The Book of Negroes, CBC
Aminata, forced to deflect the affections of the two men who own her, adjusts to plantation life in the Carolinas.

Say Yes To The Dress Canada, W Network
“Fashion Forward” - Fashion forward entourage members hit the sofa to help the brides in their lives find the perfect dress. Lily brings her godmother and fashion icon Jeanne Beker to weigh in on her dress possibilities, while Qwyn takes advice from her mom, a fashion stylist, who lives in Milan.
“Kids at Play” – Bringing kids to a bridal appointment makes wedding dress shopping a family affair. Janie has traveled across the country with her fiancée and their two children to find her dream dress. Alyssa needs to find a wedding dress that suits her and her two-year-old daughter.

Dragons’ Den announces auditions for 10th season


From CBC:

It’s time for aspiring entrepreneurs from across the country to put their pitches to the test, as they fight to be a part of DRAGONS’ DEN’s landmark 10th season!  Next month producers will hit the road, visiting cities from coast to coast in a quest to find Canada’s next great batch of entrepreneurs.  

The audition tour is open to the public and launches in Toronto in the CBC atrium (25 John Street) on Feb. 7.  Complete audition dates and locations are listed below and audition venues will be announced in the coming weeks. Tour dates will continue to be updated on the website at www.cbc.ca/dragonsden/auditions.

The audition tour welcomes participants of all ages, with businesses at any stage of development. Aspiring entrepreneurs should be prepared to pitch their concept to the DRAGONS’ DEN producers in five minutes or less. If they show the producers they have what it takes to pitch in the Den, they could be invited to Toronto to face the Dragons. Prospective pitchers are encouraged to apply online and bring a completed application form to the audition. 

Online auditions begin this month and continue in-person throughout February and March across the country. Producers will be on the lookout for entrepreneurs in the following cities:

  • February 7 – Toronto, ON

  • February 12 – Windsor, ON

  • February 13 – Sarnia, ON

  • February 14 – London, ON

  • February  14 – Montreal, QC

  • February 14– Vancouver, BC

  • February  18– Peterborough, ON

  • February  18– Regina, SK

  • February  18– Surrey, BC

  • February  19– Calgary, AB

  • February  20– Nanaimo, BC

  • February  20– Saskatoon, SK

  • February  20– Edmonton, AB

  • February  21 – Winnipeg, MB

  • February  21 – Victoria, BC

  • February  25 – Burlington, ON

  • February  25 – Collingwood, ON

  • February  27– Kingston, ON

  • February  27- Sudbury, ON

  • February  28 – Barrie, ON

  • February  28 – Ottawa, ON

  • February  28 – Prince George, BC

  • February  28 – Thunder Bay, ON

  • March 4 – Kelowna, BC

  • March  4 – Oshawa, ON

  • March  4 – Saint John, NB

  • March  6 – Abbotsford, BC

  • March  6 – Charlottetown, PEI

  • March  6 – Quebec City, QC

  • March  6 – Waterloo, ON

  • March  7 – Halifax, NS

  • March  7 – Montreal, QC

  • March  7 – Vancouver, BC

  • March  12 – Niagara, ON

  • March  13 – Medicine Hat, AB

  • March  14 – Calgary, AB

  • March  14 – Hamilton, ON

  • March  28 – Toronto, ON

For more information and full details, please visit the website at www.cbc.ca/dragonsden/auditions.


Link: Dragons’ Den: Where are they now?

From Tara Deschamps:

After eight seasons of hearing zany and clever pitches from entrepreneurs hoping to make it big with products dreamed up in basements and garages across the nation, the stars of CBC show Dragons’ Den know a good idea when they see it.

The hit show features five self-made millionaires who listen to pitches from wannabe tycoons soliciting dollars for a slice of their companies. Continue reading.

Tonight: Dragons’ Den, Republic of Doyle

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