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Upcoming episode: The Smart Woman Survival Guide, W Network, Sept. 11

September 11, 2006 8:00 PM

S1, Episode #002 How Old Is She?

Not knowing Lana HATES her birthday; Nat plans a surprise party for her. Nat feels Liz is ignoring their friendship and also wants to use the party to spend some non-work time together. Brooke feels left out when she never receives the party invite and thinks Nat needs to learn a thing or two about etiquette.

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Dragons’ Den debuts Wednesday, Oct. 4 on CBC

From a CBC media release:

Canadian Entrepreneurs Pitch their Big Ideas to Wealthy Inventors on Dragons’ Den

New Series Debuts Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 8 p.m. on CBC-TV

All it takes is guts, determination and a great idea. Budding entrepreneurs pitching everything from sexy and playful underwear to an innovative technology that can mould glass without heat will try to convince five wealthy Canadian business executives (the Dragons) that their idea is the next big thing. DRAGONS’ DEN the five-part, one-hour series premieres Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 8 p.m. on CBC Television. In this high-stakes game of all or nothing, the candidates must face a panel of Dragons, who will invest up to $1 million of their own cash to bring dreams to reality for those chosen entrepreneurs.

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Corner Gas debuts Monday, Sept. 18

From a CTV media release:

Corner Gas and The Class Combine for Power Hour of Comedy Starting Sept. 18 on CTV

Corner Gas Episodes and Webisodes go online on The CTV Broadband Network –
Corner Gas Season 3 DVD to be released Oct. 3 –
– Official Corner Gas book Tales From Dog River hits stores Nov. 1 –
– Brent Butt gasses up for national stand-up tour this fall –

CTV announced today that it has scheduled one of TV’s most-anticipated new sitcoms The Class alongside Canada’s most-watched comedy series Corner Gas on Mondays from 8 – 9 p.m. ET (check local listings) beginning September 18, creating the most laugh-filled hour of comedy on television this Fall. First at 8 p.m. ET, the co-creator of Friends (David Crane) returns to television with The Class, a half-hour comedy starring Jason Ritter, Lizzy Caplan and Andrea Anders. Then at 8:30 p.m. ET viewers can fill up with a whole new fourth season of laughs when Canada’s hit comedy series Corner Gas returns with 19 new half-hour episodes.

With special guest stars such as Prime Minister Stephen Harper, former Governor General Adrienne Clarkson, Olympic champion Cindy Klassen and Canada AM hosts Seamus O’Regan and Beverly Thomson, the new season of Corner Gas will also air Saturdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT, beginning Sept. 23 on The Comedy Network. Fans can also look forward to full episodes and original Webisodes on The CTV Broadband Network at www.ctv.ca, the publication of the official Corner Gas book and the release of Season 3 on DVD.

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Screen Legends vignettes launch Sept. 8

From a CHUM media release:

 

Screen Legends, a series of vignettes and a companion book celebrating Canada’s stars of the silver screen, launches September 8

From the silent images of the 1900s, to the technological innovations of the 21st century, Canadians have played not only prominent but crucial roles in the history of film. Screen Legends, a new series of vignettes released through a partnership between CHUM Television, NBC Universal Canada and the Historica Foundation of Canada, and a companion book by McArthur & Company, celebrates 50 of Canada’s greatest stars of the silver screen with an official launch on September 8th at the CHUM Festival Schmooze party.

Narrated by renowned film and stage actor Colm Feore, the Historica Screen Legends one-minute vignettes portray the extraordinary lives of Canadians who left their cities, towns and farms to make their mark on the world’s screens. Patrick Watson, creative director of the Historica Foundation, and Michael A. Levine are executive producers for the Screen Legends series. Award-winning Mitchell Gabourie directs the profiles, which are written by journalist and filmmaker Bruce Yaccato. The series is dedicated to Brian Linehan, who wrote three of the profiles before his passing in 2004.

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