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Tonight: Young Drunk Punk, Dragons’ Den, X Company

Young Drunk Punk, City – “Ian and Shinky Make a Move”
After seeing the film Eraserhead, Ian (Tim Carlson) and Shinky (Atticus Mitchell) decide to make their own movie using the security cameras at Brae Vista, forcing a tired Lloyd (Bruce McCulloch) to work overtime trying to figure out what’s going on. But when Helen (Tracy Ryan) tries to help out by giving Lloyd some suspiciously effective pep pills, things in Brae Vista start to go seriously off the rails.

Dragons’ Den, CBC
Business partners show the Dragons how they’ll wipe away the competition; one entrepreneur reveals his strategy in the Den; and a family promises their product will relieve the Dragons’ swelling desire for a successful brand. Plus, one business tries to prove they have the right ammunition to zero-in on becoming an industry leader.

X Company, CBC – “Kiss of Death”
The team infiltrates a brothel and a Gestapo headquarters as they battle to stop atomic research from falling into the hands of the Nazis. Meanwhile, things get personal for Aurora when she learns the tragic fate of her lover.

Link: Expect more new faces on next season’s Dragons’ Den

From Mary Teresa Bitti of the Financial Post:

Expect more new faces on next season’s Dragons’ Den as Vikram Vij becomes latest star rumoured to be leaving CBC show
If rumour has it right, Season 10 of CBC’s Dragons’ Den will feature not one, not two but three new dragons. The exodus started with David Chilton announcing his departure, followed by Arlene Dickinson and, although CBC will not comment, it appears one of the newest dragons, Vikram Vij will also not be returning. Mr. Vij was unavailable for comment. Continue reading.

Tonight: X Company, Saving Hope, Young Drunk Punk, Dragons’ Den

X Company, CBC – Series premiere
X Company explores the origins of spycraft through the character-driven stories of five young recruits, plucked from their ordinary lives, trained in covert operations and sent beyond enemy lines to fight for the Allied cause. Evelyne Brochu, Jack Laskey, Warren Brown, Dustin Milligan, Connor Price, Hugh Dillon and Lara Jean Chorostecki. As a new team of Allied agents face a terrifying first mission, Camp X’s spymaster Duncan Sinclair must convince a fragile young man with a perfect memory to join the fight.

Saving Hope, CTV – “All the Pretty Horses”
A devastating accident requires the help of Hope Zion Hospital’s doctors at an offsite army base, and Dr. Charlie Harris (Michael Shanks) and Dr. Joel Goran (Daniel Gillies) flip a coin to decide who will take the call. When Joel wins the toss, he and Dr. Zach Miller (Ben Ayres) depart for a heart‐pounding day as they attempt to save the life of a soldier in dire circumstances. Meanwhile, Charlie and Dr. Dawn Bell (Michelle Nolden) work to save a victim of hypothermia, and it’s do or die time for Hope Zion Hospital’s surgeons-in-training when Dr. Alex Reid (Erica Durance), Dr. Maggie Lin (Julia Taylor Ross), and Dr. Rian Larouche (Danso Gordon) finally face the future and their Surgical Boards. But for Alex, the biggest day in her career is also about to become the biggest day of her life.

Young Drunk Punk, City – “The Clash is Coming”
Ian (Tim Carlson) and Shinky (Atticus Mitchell) find out that The Clash is coming to Calgary and make it their mission in life to get tickets – no matter what they have to do. Meanwhile, Helen (Tracy Ryan) and Belinda (Allie Macdonald) find a clash of their own when constructive criticism becomes a destructive battle of wits.

Link: The Dragons head for the exits on Dragons’ Den

From Tony Wong of the Toronto Star:

The departure of two well-liked judges from the popular series, which features all-too-hopeful contestants creatively pitching judges to invest in their sometimes quirky inventions, means the CBC has some giant entrepreneurial shoes to fill. Finding telegenic Canadian high rollers who have hundreds of thousands in seed money each season is no easy task. Continue reading.

Poll: What are your favourite Canadian series on Netflix?

The Canadian Screen Awards are set for the end of this month, celebrating the best among this country’s feature films and television shows.

Several past and present Gemini and Canadian Screen Award nominees and winners are currently available for streaming on Netflix Canada, and we wanted to celebrate that fact by teaming with Netflix for a poll leading up to the CSA festivities.

What’s at stake? The chance to win a one-year subscription to Netflix Canada. What do you have to do? Simply choose your Top 3 Favourite Canadian Series on Netflix and comment at the bottom of the page. We’ll select one random comment and award the poster a one-year subscription. So spread the word and vote for your faves! The poll closes on Monday, Feb. 23, at noon PT/3 p.m. ET.

What are your favourite Canadian TV shows currently airing on Netflix?

  • Murdoch Mysteries (40%, 181 Votes)
  • Trailer Park Boys (27%, 125 Votes)
  • Heartland (23%, 107 Votes)
  • Kenny vs. Spenny (12%, 54 Votes)
  • Republic of Doyle (12%, 53 Votes)
  • Dragons' Den (7%, 32 Votes)
  • Are You Afraid of the Dark? (3%, 15 Votes)
  • Dogs with Jobs (3%, 13 Votes)
  • Caillou (2%, 10 Votes)
  • Darknet (1%, 6 Votes)

Total Voters: 457

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