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  • Dragon’s done: Brett Wilson says CBC too restrictive
    Tuesday March 01st 2011

    Calgary entrepreneur and philanthropist Brett Wilson says he left the hit CBC series Dragons’ Den last week over a contractual arrangement that he found to be restrictive and inefficient. “Where we got bogged down was over the use of the words CBC and Dragons’ Den,” said Wilson, the charismatic former panellist on the Gemini-winning reality show, on Monday. “Initially, they gave me a contract that said I couldn’t even utter those words. It was almost Monty Pythonesque in its approach.” According to Wilson that created problems when it came to advertising and promoting his various business ventures, as he wasn’t allowed to mention his ties to the show.

  • Oscars: Canadian Ratings Hold Up Well, Peak at 7.34 Million
    Tuesday March 01st 2011

    While U.S. ratings for Sunday’s widely panned Oscars telecast plunged nearly 10 percent, Canadian viewership was fairly steady for a ceremony dubbed “boring” by local broadcaster Ben Mulroney. South of the border, some 37.6 million Americans watched the ceremony, down from 41.7 million in 2010. It was one of the least-watched Academy Awards shows of the past 10 years.

  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 02/25/11 to 02/27/11
    Tuesday March 01st 2011

    FilmTotalHall Pass, WB (NL)$13,535,374Gnomeo and Juliet, BV$13,400,130Unknown, WB$12,571,282I Am Number Four, BV$11,016,126Just Go With It, Sony$10,532,244Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, Par.$9,387,250Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son, Fox$7,623,276The King’s Speech, Wein.$7,339,759Drive Angry, Sum.$5,187,625True Grit, Par.$1,947,092

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  • Dragon’s done: Brett Wilson says CBC too restrictive
    Tuesday March 01st 2011

    Calgary entrepreneur and philanthropist Brett Wilson says he left the hit CBC series Dragons’ Den last week over a contractual arrangement that he found to be restrictive and inefficient. “Where we got bogged down was over the use of the words CBC and Dragons’ Den,” said Wilson, the charismatic former panellist on the Gemini-winning reality show, on Monday. “Initially, they gave me a contract that said I couldn’t even utter those words. It was almost Monty Pythonesque in its approach.” According to Wilson that created problems when it came to advertising and promoting his various business ventures, as he wasn’t allowed to mention his ties to the show.

  • Oscars: Canadian Ratings Hold Up Well, Peak at 7.34 Million
    Tuesday March 01st 2011

    While U.S. ratings for Sunday’s widely panned Oscars telecast plunged nearly 10 percent, Canadian viewership was fairly steady for a ceremony dubbed “boring” by local broadcaster Ben Mulroney. South of the border, some 37.6 million Americans watched the ceremony, down from 41.7 million in 2010. It was one of the least-watched Academy Awards shows of the past 10 years.

  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 02/25/11 to 02/27/11
    Tuesday March 01st 2011

    FilmTotalHall Pass, WB (NL)$13,535,374Gnomeo and Juliet, BV$13,400,130Unknown, WB$12,571,282I Am Number Four, BV$11,016,126Just Go With It, Sony$10,532,244Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, Par.$9,387,250Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son, Fox$7,623,276The King’s Speech, Wein.$7,339,759Drive Angry, Sum.$5,187,625True Grit, Par.$1,947,092

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Archives for: March 20115
  • Dragon’s done: Brett Wilson says CBC too restrictive
    Tuesday March 01st 2011

    Calgary entrepreneur and philanthropist Brett Wilson says he left the hit CBC series Dragons’ Den last week over a contractual arrangement that he found to be restrictive and inefficient. “Where we got bogged down was over the use of the words CBC and Dragons’ Den,” said Wilson, the charismatic former panellist on the Gemini-winning reality show, on Monday. “Initially, they gave me a contract that said I couldn’t even utter those words. It was almost Monty Pythonesque in its approach.” According to Wilson that created problems when it came to advertising and promoting his various business ventures, as he wasn’t allowed to mention his ties to the show.

  • Oscars: Canadian Ratings Hold Up Well, Peak at 7.34 Million
    Tuesday March 01st 2011

    While U.S. ratings for Sunday’s widely panned Oscars telecast plunged nearly 10 percent, Canadian viewership was fairly steady for a ceremony dubbed “boring” by local broadcaster Ben Mulroney. South of the border, some 37.6 million Americans watched the ceremony, down from 41.7 million in 2010. It was one of the least-watched Academy Awards shows of the past 10 years.

  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 02/25/11 to 02/27/11
    Tuesday March 01st 2011

    FilmTotalHall Pass, WB (NL)$13,535,374Gnomeo and Juliet, BV$13,400,130Unknown, WB$12,571,282I Am Number Four, BV$11,016,126Just Go With It, Sony$10,532,244Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, Par.$9,387,250Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son, Fox$7,623,276The King’s Speech, Wein.$7,339,759Drive Angry, Sum.$5,187,625True Grit, Par.$1,947,092

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