Radio & Television

New CTV pilot capitalizes on crowd-funding trend

TORONTO – CTV has begun production on a new one-hour reality series pilot offering entrepreneurs the opportunity to earn up to $50,000 by pitching their untested business ideas to a crowd of 100 real consumers.Hosted by TSN’s James Duthie (pictured), Dream Funded: Let The Crowd Decide offers an original take on crowd-funding by putting all the power in the hands of the crowd.  In the pilot, seven budding entrepreneurs, known as the “Dreamers”, will introduce their original product to a crowd of 100 curious customers, who each have $250 to support the Dreamer and new product they feel has the...