CBC bows sked with latenight yakker

Kelly, Brendan
June 2006
Daily Variety;6/19/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 55, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the launch of the television program schedule by Canuck pubcaster CBC. Reality shows include CBC's version of British format "Dragon's Den" focusing on would-be entrepreneurs, "Test the Nation: The National IQ Test," and "Underdogs." Other shows include "The One" and "Hockey: A People's History."


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