(Toronto, Canada) Corus Entertainment‘s W Network is pleased to announce that its new series Undercover Boss Canada is now available on iTunes. Starting today, viewers can download the premiere episode featuring Toronto Zoo CEO John Tracogna for free from the iTunes Store (www.itunes.ca) and purchase subsequent episodes of Undercover Boss Canada for $3.49 as they become available each week. Viewers will also have the option of buying a season pass for $24.99.
“This is a great opportunity for fans of Undercover Boss Canada to enjoy this new W Network series at their leisure,” said Shelley Findlay, Vice President, Marketing, Women’s Television, Corus Entertainment. “Fans of the Undercover Boss format will have a chance to watch and catch-up on the first ever Canadian version with a lineup of leading Canadian companies including Molson Coors Canada, FedEx Express Canada, Second Cup and Cineplex Entertainment, among others.”
Undercover Boss Canada attracted 485,000 (2+) viewers for its premiere episode on Thursday, February 2. Episode 3, airing on Thursday, February 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, features City Councillor and Toronto Transit Commission Chair Karen Stintz as she goes undercover inside the country’s largest mass transit system to get her hands dirty with some of the toughest and grittiest jobs. Click here for a sneak peek of the episode. Episode recaps, before-and-after photos and videos of Undercover Boss Canada are available at wnetwork.com/undercoverboss.
Here is the list of episodes to be featured this season:
• Episode 1: Toronto Zoo, FREE DOWNLOAD available now
• Episode 2: Pizza Pizza, available now
• Episode 3: The Toronto Transit Commission
• Episode 4: 1- 800 -GOT-JUNK?
• Episode 5: Cineplex Entertainment
• Episode 6: Molson Coors Canada
• Episode 7: Second Cup
• Episode 8: GoodLife Fitness
• Episode 9: Skyline International Development
• Episode 10: FedEx Express Canada
Undercover Boss Canada follows executives as they leave the comfort of their offices to go undercover as frontline employees in their own companies. The new series from Alliance Films is based on the format devised by Studio Lambert, part of the ALL3MEDIA group of companies. Undercover Boss has been seen in over 175 territories to date through sales of the UK and USA show and as a format sale – ALL3MEDIA International will also take responsibility for marketing the Canadian show to broadcasters internationally.
About W Network
Watched by over 10 million viewers in an average month, W Network delivers compelling entertainment for women, ranging from blockbuster movies to popular dramas and reality series. Its website, www.wnetwork.com offers in-depth show information featuring expert advice from hosts in addition to a popular games section and a rich online community. W has built a leadership position as “marketing to women experts” through its various research initiatives, including The Her Report.
About Corus Entertainment Inc.
Corus Entertainment Inc. is a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, television broadcasting, children’s book publishing and children’s animation. The Company’s multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse, Nickelodeon (Canada), W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada), CosmoTV, Sundance Channel (Canada), Movie Central, HBO Canada, Nelvana, Kids Can Press and radio stations including CKNW AM 980, 99.3 The FOX, Country 105, 630 CHED, Q107 and 102.1 the Edge. Corus creates engaging branded entertainment experiences for its audiences across multiple platforms. A publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (CJR.B). Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com.
About Alliance Films Inc.
Alliance Films Inc. is one of the top five independent filmed entertainment companies in the world. A leading multinational distributor, co-financier and producer of filmed entertainment, its member companies, Alliance Films and Alliance Vivafilm (Canada); Momentum Pictures (UK) and Aurum Producciones (Spain), offer integrated delivery of content in all media.
Strategic partnerships include exclusive distribution rights to films from Relativity Media in Canada and the UK; Focus Features, The Weinstein Company, Lionsgate, Miramax and CBS Films in Canada; as well as ongoing relationships with Summit, FilmNation Entertainment, Exclusive Media, IM Global, Lionsgate International, Wild Bunch, Constantin Films, EuropaCorp and Nu Image in all three territories.
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