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Mike Myers thanks Insight for early career success

Mike Myers spoke about the steps in his career at this years Just For Laughs festival in Montreal. “John Brunton at Insight hired me for It’s Only Rock and Roll and that was it. Is John Brunton here? I’d like to thank him for hiring me”.

It was on Insight’s It’s Only Rock and Roll where Mike Myers first introduced the character ‘Wayne’.

W Network​, Mark Burnett TV, United Artists Media Group, Highway Entertainment & Insight team up for new pilot – “Destination Detour”

Corus Entertainment’s W Network announced today an agreement with Mark Burnett, United Artists Media Group, Omnicom Canada Corp.’s Highway Entertainment and Insight Productions to develop a new series format and pilot episode of the travel-reality series, Destination Detour. The format is being developed for Canadian and international markets and will air on W Network in 2016. Production of the one-hour pilot, begins in August in Ontario, Canada.

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THE AMAZING RACE CANADA returns with 2.03 Million Viewers for Season 3 Premiere

Returning to CTV with all-new teams and exciting, edge-of-your-seat challenges, THE AMAZING RACE CANADA is back for a third season of action-packed adventure, and confidently sprinting back to its position as the #1 program of the summer with more than 2 million viewers tuning into the Season 3 premiere on CTV.

Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO.

Jane Rimer joins Insight’s senior management team

Jane Rimer, longtime consultant for Insight Productions, has officially joined the company’s senior management team as chief of international business and creative development.

Rimer first began working with Insight while at FremantleMedia North America on the roll-out of Canadian Idol, and has worked with the The Amazing Race Canada prodco on myriad projects since then while operating her consultancy. Now, as Brunton puts it, Rimer is “throwing her hat in the ring with Insight” and will join the senior team –headed by Brunton and COO Barbara Bowlby – in an official capacity, splitting her time between New York and Los Angeles.

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Insight Honoured with Producer Of The Year Award

The Banff World Media Festival (BANFF) has announced Insight Productions as the recipients of this year’s Producer Of The Year Award. The festival attracts over 150 Development Executives and a wide-ranging cross-section of television and digital media professionals from around the world. The 36th annual Banff World Media Festival takes place June 7-10, 2015 at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel in Banff, Alberta.

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