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John Brunton and Barbara Bowbly APPOINTED TO THE ORDER OF CANADA

On July 4th, Barb and I were appointed into the Order of Canada for our contributions to the Canadian broadcasting industry. Becoming a Member of the Order of Canada is an honour that we don’t take lightly. We are fully aware that it took a village to make this dream a reality. Insight Productions would be nothing without the hard work, dedication, and passion from every individual who has been part of Insight’s journey over the past 40 years – from our incredible staff at Insight, to the thousands of crew members, and family and friends.  » Read More

THE AMAZING RACE CANADA sets off for Season 7 on July 2nd

Canada’s most-watched summer series, the multiple Canadian Screen Award-winning THE AMAZING RACE CANADA returns for Season 7, airing Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, CTV.ca, and the CTV app, beginning July 2. Hosted by Olympic Gold Medallist Jon Montgomery, 10 teams of racers will once again push themselves outside of their comfort zones in a non-stop, action-packed adventure. For the first time ever, this season Canadians voted to allow one previous team to return to the starting line. Jet & Dave, best friends from London, Ont. who competed during the first season of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, join nine other soon-to-be-revealed teams for their second chance at racing to the finish line.

Battle of the Blades returns this fall

CBC Television announced on Tuesday that Battle of the Blades will return for a fifth season this fall.  Battle of the Blades made its debut in October 2009, showcasing figure skating pairs made up of former skate pros and ex-hockey stars. Each team aimed to dazzle judges and the voting audience alike, while raising awareness of different causes or charities. 

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Gordon Lightfoot film world premiere set for Hot Docs festival

We are pleased to announce Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind will premiere at this year’s Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.  This documentary explores the career, music, and influence of legendary Canadian musical icon Gordon Lightfoot. With unprecedented access to the artist, the documentary follows Lightfoot’s evolution from Christian choirboy to troubled troubadour to international star and beloved Canadian icon.

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A new batch of house guests enter the Big Brother Canada house for Season 7!

The hit reality series returns to Global’s schedule three nights a week on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. ET/PT, Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT and Sundays at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

Arisa Cox returns to host the award-winning series and take viewers on a wild ride filled with socially savvy and not-so-savvy house guests, unpredictable twists, unforgettable challenges and some jaw-dropping drama.

All the info and live feeds HERE!

INSIGHT PRODUCTIONS HONOURED WITH 21 CSA NOMINATIONS

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television announced that Insight Productions has received an impressive 21 award nominations for the 2019 Canadian Screen Awards.  This includes four nominations in the best program or series and special categories for The Amazing Race Canada; Big Brother Canada; Christmas Fury; New Year’s Eve 2017; Intervention Canada; The JUNO Awards & and Top Chef Canada.

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