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Battle of the Blades premiering September 19th

BATTLE OF THE BLADES launches with a special two-hour premiere on Thursday, September 19 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) on CBC and the free CBC Gem streaming service. Fans of all ages are invited to watch athletes from two of Canada’s favourite sports — figure skating and hockey — as they pair up in a live, high-stakes figure skating competition for the charity of their choice.

Tickets are available now for live tapings on Thursdays from September 19 to October 31 – CLICK HERE for details.

Now casting Big Brother Canada Season 8!

We are thrilled to be producing Season 8 of our homegrown version of the international mega hit series BIG BROTHER, coming exclusively to Global™ in Spring 2020!

Do you think you have what it takes to win BIG BROTHER CANADA? Are you a BIG personality with STRONG opinions? Are you competitive and willing to fight for what you believe in? Are you 19 years or older (by February 1st, 2020)? If you can answer YES to the above then we want YOU!

APPLY NOW!

CTV Renews Most-Watched Canadian Series of the Year, THE AMAZING RACE CANADA

On the heels of the Season 7 finale last night, CTV today announced that THE AMAZING RACE CANADA has been renewed for an eighth season, welcoming a new group of racers to the starting line when it returns in 2020. An average audience of more than 1.9 million viewers tuned in weekly to THE AMAZING RACE CANADA this summer on CTV, making it not only the most-watched series of the summer but also the top Canadian series of the 2018/19 broadcast year.

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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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