Broadcaster Magazine

W Network Greenlights Additional Episodes of ‘Undercover Boss Canada’

Corus Entertainment’s W Network is pleased to announce that its hit series from Alliance Films, Undercover Boss Canada has been renewed for 30 additional episodes. Production is underway on the next 10 episodes, scheduled to air in Fall 2012. 

“Undercover Boss Canada has proven to be a ratings winner. The series started off strong and continued to build momentum week after week,” said Vibika Bianchi, Vice President, Original Programming, Lifestyle, Reality, Factual Entertainment, Corus Entertainment. “The CEO’s compelling journeys and stories from frontline workers truly resonated with viewers on many levels.”

Undercover Boss Canada follows executives as they leave the comfort of their offices to go undercover as frontline employees. Companies featured in Season One include The Toronto Zoo, Pizza Pizza, 1- 800 -GOT-JUNK?, Toronto Transit Commission, Cineplex Entertainment, GoodLife Fitness, Molson Coors Canada, Skyline International Development, Second Cup and FedEx Express Canada. 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 other broadcasters internationally.