Dragons' Den (Canadian TV series)

Dragons' Den
Dragon's Den logo.jpg
GenreReality show
Directed byMichele Berlyne, Joseph Interisano, Jane Wilson (current)
Presented byDianne Buckner
StarringArlene Dickinson
Robert Herjavec
Manjit Minhas
Michele Romanow
Vincenzo Guzzo
Wes Hall
Opening theme"Put Yer Money Where Yer Mouth Is" by Oasis
Country of originCanada
No. of seasons17
No. of episodes268
ProducersTracie Tighe
Molly Middleton
Alexandra Lane
Amy Bourne
Production locationsToronto, Ontario
EditorsSteve Tonon
Robert Megna
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time44 minutes
Production companiesCelador (2006-2007)
2waytraffic (2007-2012)
Sony Pictures Television (2012-present)
Original networkCBC Television
Picture format480i 4:3 (SDTV) (2006-2007)
1080i 16:9 (HDTV) (2007–present)
Original releaseOctober 3, 2006 (2006-10-03) –
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Dragons' Den is a Canadian television reality show based on the internationally franchised Dragons' Den format which began in Japan.[1][2] The show debuted on October 3, 2006, on CBC Television, and is hosted by Dianne Buckner. Aspiring Canadian entrepreneurs pitch business and investment ideas to a panel of venture capitalists (termed "Dragons") in the hope of securing business financing and partnerships. The show also has a Quebec-only spin-off called Dans l'oeil du Dragon (literally 'in the Dragon's eye').

As of September 29, 2022, 268 episodes of Dragons' Den have aired.

  1. ^ O'Leary, Kevin (2012). Cold Hard Truth on Business, Money & Life, Random House, page 8, ISBN 9780385671767
  2. ^ Wilson, W. Brett (2012). Redefining Success: Still Making Mistakes, Penguin Books, page 122, ISBN 9780670066940