Storage Wars Canada

StorageWarsCanadaSeven original Canadian series will headline the 2013-14 primetime schedule for City.

The network announced today its line-up for the coming months at the Rogers Media 2013 Upfront presentation and its heavy on local content.

“Our strategy for the past two years has been to grow our slate of original Canadian programming. We have invested in great Canadian series, both scripted and non-scripted, on City and OLN, and it has resulted in our strongest and most robust Canadian lineup ever for the networks,” said Scott Moore, President of Broadcast, Rogers Media. Continue reading »

storage-wars-logoThe cast has been announced for the Canadian version of Storage Wars.

OLN has commenced production in Ontario on Storage Wars Canada which will run for 36 episodes.

“OLN consistently delivers outrageous real life stories loaded with uncensored, unapologetic, and off-the-cuff characters,” said Claire Freeland, Director of Original Programming, Rogers Media. “In Storage Wars Canada, viewers can expect to see a group of fiercely competitive players with distinct personalities, ready to battle it out for the next locker.” Continue reading »

StorageWarsStorage Wars hosts and auctioneering couple Dan and Laura Dotson are hoping they will be awarded the same role on the Canadian version of the show.

Storage Wars Canada was announced recently and the pair are working with producers to get the series up and running.

When asked by Huffington Post if they would be auctioneering for the show, Laura Dotson said: “I’m hoping so, yes. That would be so great! There are auctioneers out here, we know a few of them — so there are folks who could come out here and they could do it on their own. But none of these auctioneers are as high-energy as my husband. On the other shows that we weren’t part of, the auctioneers weren’t as charismatic as Danny or as vivacious, and they were actually using our voices over theirs.” Continue reading »

storage-wars-logoA Canadian version of Storage Wars has officially been greenlit by OLN.

The Rogers-owned channel are working with Proper Television and FremantleMedia in creating a 36-episode season of the popular reality series.

Commissioned by OLN’s original content team and produced by Proper Television, Storage Wars Canada is a modern-day treasure hunt, as four professional buyers use their knowledge, expertise, and wit to bid on the contents of abandoned, repossessed, and forgotten storage containers.

With only a matter of minutes to scan the contents of the locker using only the beam of a flashlight, the high stakes fun begins when the buyers have to out-bid each other for the locker, which could be full of trash…or treasure. Continue reading »