New series features Canadian employees in head-to-head challenges for a
life-changing job opportunity
Companies include Pizza Pizza, Anytime Fitness and Pita Pit
Series premieres on Thursday, June 6 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
TORONTO, May 1, 2013 /CNW/ - This June, from Corus Entertainment's W Network and the award-winning production team behind Undercover Boss Canada, comes a new competition series that offers a huge twist and
life-changing opportunity for Canadian employees. Be The Boss Canada gives employees at leading national franchises a once-in-a-lifetime
chance to take control of their future, rise through the ranks and
become the boss, through exciting head-to-head challenges. Be The Boss Canada (6x60) premieres Thursday, June 6 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Viewers can follow Be The Boss Canada on Twitter @BeTheBossCanada, hashtag #BeTheBossCanada.
"Louder and fiercely competitive, Be The Boss Canada, is a perfect extension of Undercover Boss Canada." said Vibika Bianchi, Vice President, Original Programming, Lifestyle, Reality, Factual
Entertainment, Corus Entertainment. "This new series offers an
emotional and intensely entertaining insider's view into a once in a
lifetime career competition."
"Our series features top Canadian franchise brands. We have had the
pleasure of working with Pizza Pizza in Undercover Boss Canada with Paul Goddard as an outstanding Undercover Boss. Now, Be The Boss Canada features the executive team of Pizza Pizza and two great employees who
are ready to "go for it" in a huge way." said Thomas Howe, Executive Producer.
The pressure is on each week as the series follows two outstanding
employees from companies including Pizza Pizza, Anytime Fitness and Pita Pit as they try to balance diplomacy and competitiveness in a series of
challenges to win a huge promotion - but unbeknownst to them, one may
actually walk away with the keys to their very own franchise. The
participants take part in week-long job interview for what each
believes is a chance for a promotion, with enticing pay and perks.
Meanwhile, the bosses are hiding a closely-guarded secret as the two
employees battle to be the best and out-perform each other. The
employee who doesn't win the promotion will be in for the surprise of
their life when they are told that they have in fact won their very own
franchise, instantly making the jump from employee to business owner.
Will they rise to the occasion, or will they crack under the pressure?
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