Tag Archives: Canadian Idol

Did George turn down Canadian Idol?

There’s an interesting moment at 26:40 in the interview George did with the Stroumboulopouli: “I mean I took that show in the States and it bombed, and it was an amazing experience, and I was offered a show that’s a huge show here now and I turned it down. And people said to me ‘that’s […]

Would it kill us to have a hit?

You know we turned down Canadian Idol. When I heard it, I thought: “Rightly so. That crappy pap doesn’t belong on the CBC.” The Toronto Metro Convention Centre, where they tape the show live, is across from the CBC in Toronto. And when I left work on certain days I could see and hear the […]

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