CRTC throws bomb, hits CTV for huge loss over Super Bowl ads

He’s speaking for Kevin Crull and everyone at Bell Media, clearly, but Kevin O’Leary has a point when he calls the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission’s surprise ruling about Super Bowl ads “insane.” (See O’Leary’s BNN rant here.) CRTC chairman Jean Pierre Blais announced Thursday that, starting in 2017, Canadians can watch all the U.S. Super… Read on



Tonight: O’Leary behind bars in Redemption, Inc

It is a sight to put a smile on the face of anyone ever given the bum’s rush out of the Dragon’s Den: Kevin O’Leary, the belligerent, bald-headed bully dragon, behind bars. The venture capitalist didn’t pull off a ponzi scheme or abscond with his O’Leary Fund assets. He trades in his designer duds for… Read on


O’Leary goes from the Dragon’s Den to the joint

Dragon’s Den billionaire Kevin O’Leary in the slammer? The busy TV host tells the story in this clip shot at CBC’s Winter Press Launch in Toronto last Friday. He spent 12-and-a-half hours in a holding cell in a Chatham, Ont., prison while researching his upcoming CBC reality series Redemption, Inc. The series finds O’Leary and… Read on


CBC pins hopes on January in Winter launch

Mr. D star Gerry Dee CBC invited a bunch of us down to the bunker Friday to interview the stars of their new and returning shows at their Winter press junket in Toronto. They’ll do it all again Tuesday in Vancouver. January is a big deal to the public broadcaster. A check of the ratings… Read on