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INSIGHT & CTV Unveil THE LAUNCH, A New Six-Part Original Music Series

Insight & CTV announced a new six-part music television series, THE LAUNCH, premiering in 2018. The new international television format is the first TV project culminating from the previously announced partnership between Bell Media and world-renowned record executive Scott Borchetta (AMERICAN IDOL), founder, president, and CEO of the Big Machine Label Group, whose roster features international superstars. Reinventing the music competition genre, THE LAUNCH delivers an authentic behind-the-scenes look at the creation of a series of hit songs. Casting for the series is now open, with production set to begin in Toronto this summer.
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INSIGHT SCORES MOST CSA WINS OF ANY TV PRODCO WITH 14

Insight Productions continued its domination of the Canadian Screen Awards with a total of 14 wins, including three best program awards for The Tragically Hip – A National Celebration; The Amazing Race Canada; and The JUNO Awards. The wins spanned the program, performance, and craft categories with The Tragically Hip tying The Amazing Race Canada for six awards apiece; and one win each for The JUNO Awards and the Greenpeace documentary How To Change The World.

“Barb and I are so immeasurably proud of what the entire Insight team accomplished in 2016,” said John Brunton, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Insight Productions. “Beyond honouring the sheer talent and creativity here, these 14 awards and the 15 other nominations reflect just how deep the bench is at Insight.”

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Top Chef Canada: All-Stars Premieres Sunday, April 2nd!

Canada’s Illustrious Culinary Competition Returns With New Host and Expert Panel of Resident Judges!
Television Personality Eden Grinshpan Hosts Alongside Head Judge Chef Mark McEwan and Esteemed Panel of Resident Judges: Renowned Food Critic Chris Nuttall-Smith, Food Blogger Mijune Pak, and Powerhouse Restaurateur Janet Zuccarini.
Meet the returning chefs!
Top Chef Canada: All-Stars Premieres Sunday, April 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Food Network Canada.
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Big Brother Canada Season 5 premieres March 15th at 9pm on Global Television!

Global has revealed a March 15 debut for the next instalment of Big Brother Canada. A season full of “dizzying drama, electrifying challenges, and shocking surprises,” will once again welcome a group of outrageous houseguests into the Big Brother Canada house for season five of the no-holds-barred show. Live eviction episodes will also air on Thursdays at 8 p.m., with new episodes airing on Mondays and Wednesdays at 9 p.m. on Global Television.

Also, new this season is After the Eviction Live Facebook chats, which will offer an extended interview with each evicted houseguest where fans can ask their burning questions live.

Visit bigbrothercanada.globaltv.com for all the latest information.

Nominees announced for The 2017 JUNO AWARDS

Drake, The Weeknd, Shawn Mendes and Alessia Cara lead the race for the 2017 JUNO Awards, topping the list of nominees announced for Canada’s annual music prize. The Tragically Hip also earned multiple nominations, including for group of the year and rock album of the year for Man Machine Poem.

The Juno Awards will air live from the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa on CTV and CTV GO on Sunday, April 2nd.
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Insight nominated for 29 Canadian Screen Awards

Insight Productions dominated the Canadian Screen Awards nomination announcement yesterday with a massive 29 nominations across 20 categories, including five nominations in the best programme and series categories for The Tragically Hip: A National Celebration; The Amazing Race Canada; The JUNO Awards 2016; Big Brother Canada; and Canada’s Walk of Fame 2016.

“Barb and I extend our gratitude and congratulations to each of these extraordinarily talented nominees who, day in and day out, bring their A game and their passion to Insight’s shows,” said John Brunton, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Insight Productions. “We couldn’t be more proud of them and we couldn’t be more proud to partner with CBC, Corus, and CTV on these amazing shows.”

Full Nominee List

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