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BIG BROTHER CANADA SPECIAL STATEMENT REGARDING END OF PRODUCTION

Global and Insight Productions announced that, in light of developments in Ontario on the fight against COVID-19, Big Brother Canada Season 8 has ended production. “Big Brother Canada is a labour of love for so many, and even though it hurts to say goodbye to the season, it’s the right thing to do,” said Big Brother Canada Host Arisa Cox. “On behalf of the incredible people who put this show together, thank you to everyone who started this journey with us. Please take care and be safe!”

At this time, Big Brother Canada has no plans to resume production at a later date. After a truly unprecedented season, the show will take its final bow over two episodes Wednesday, March 25 at 7 p.m. ET/PT and Wednesday, April 1 at 7 p.m. ET/PT.

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Insight receives 22 award nominations for the 2020 Canadian Screen Awards

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television announced that Insight Productions has received an impressive 22 award nominations for the 2020 Canadian Screen Awards.  This includes four nominations in the best program or series and special categories for The Amazing Race Canada; Big Brother Canada; Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind; New Year’s Eve Countdown to 2019; Canada’s Walk of Fame; Canadian Screen Awards; The JUNO Awards & and Top Chef Canada.

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“I Do, Redo” premieres March 22nd

The all-new unscripted and inspiring wedding and lifestyle series I DO, REDO, hosted by internationally acclaimed wedding expert and stylist Jessica Mulroney, is set to premiere on Sunday, March 22 at 7 p.m. on CTV. The series offers couples whose weddings were devastatingly ruined by circumstances beyond their control another chance to say “I do.” At the helm is Mulroney who, together with design and floral expert Caspar Haydar, design and plan every redo wedding, while guiding each couple on a transformative journey beyond the extreme weather conditions, disapproving family members, and life-threatening illnesses that ruined their original nuptials.
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1.6 million Canadians tuned in to Canada’s New Year’s Eve: Countdown to 2020

Hosted by Rick Mercer from Mallard Cottage in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada’s New Year’s Eve: Countdown to 2020 was a major hit across Canada with over 1.6 million Canadians tuning in! The New Year’s Eve special featured great Canadian music performances from across the country, freezing fans, astounding fireworks and a countdown in every region.

Big Brother Canada Season 8 will begin with a two-night premiere!

Global has announced that a supersized eighth season of Big Brother Canada will begin with a two-night premiere on Wednesday, March 4, at 7 p.m. ET/PT and Thursday, March 5, at 8 p.m. ET/PT, followed by a dramatic fallout on Sunday, March, 8 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Host Arisa Cox and a new cast of houseguests return three nights a week with all-new episodes Wednesdays (7 p.m. ET/PT), Thursdays (8 p.m. ET/PT) and Sundays (8 p.m. ET/PT), in addition to the free live feeds from inside the BBCAN house.

Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind Now streaming on CBC Gem

We are pleased to announce Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind is now streaming on CBC Gem. 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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