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Insight Productions celebrates 40th anniversary at Digital Summit

Insight Productions Ltd celebrates its 40th anniversary with a tribute session at Content Canada’s Digital Summit. Insight’s CEO and executive producer, John Brunton, will be interviewed by industry insider Ed Robinson about the company’s incredible longevity, innovation and success. Joining in the tribute session will be Insight’s former COO and president, Barb Bowlby, and the company’s showrunners and senior vice presidents Erin Brock, Lindsay Cox and Mark Lysakowski.

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Black Out Tuesday

Today, Insight will be suspending its operations to observe “Black Out Tuesday”. We are doing this to demonstrate our unwavering support for the Black community in the fight against racial injustice in Canada, the US and globally. Insight stands firmly in opposition to all forms of oppression whether racial, gender-based, religious or on any other grounds. We will use this day to reflect on how Insight can use our platform to affect positive change.

Canadian broadcasters to air ‘Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble’ special produced by Insight Productions

Bell Media, CBC/Radio-Canada, Corus Entertainment, Groupe V Média, and Rogers Sports & Media are coming together in a show of support for the frontline workers fighting the battle against COVID-19 across Canada. Featuring a star-studded lineup of homegrown artists, activists, actors, and athletes, the multiplatform, all-Canadian special STRONGER TOGETHER, TOUS ENSEMBLE airs on English and French services on Sunday, April 26. Canadians who are able are invited to donate to Food Banks Canada in association with the broadcast to support local food banks from coast-to-coast-to-coast as they face the drastic impacts of COVID-19.

Sunday, April 26 at 6:30PM


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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