Insight Productions


Boat Rocker acquires majority stake in Insight

Boat Rocker Media has acquired a majority stake in Insight Productions, a Canadian TV production company. The move is effective immediately and will allow Insight to diversify its offering as Boat Rocker continues to grow in the territory. John Brunton, Insight’s founder, chairman and CEO will continue to run all aspects of the company. The […]

First ever Bell/CTV format deal secured through Sony in UK

A deal that will see Sony Pictures Television (SPT) shopping Canadian format The Launch internationally marks the first time a CTV format from Bell Media has sold overseas. Sony-backed UK formats house Electric Ray is working up a local version of the music reality show, which comes from CTV parent Bell and Big Machine Label […]

Canuck net takes Burnett’s Detour

Canadian channel W Network is developing a travel reality series with Mark Burnett and his United Artist Media Group. The Voice producer Burnett (pictured) is working up a one-hour pilot for Destination Detour (WT) alongside UAMG, Omnicom Media-backed funding firm Highway Entertainment and Insight Productions. The format is being developed for the Canadian and international […]

Discovery orders Never Ever Do This At Home format

Discovery channel Canada has ordered a local version of Norwegian broadcaster NRK’s factual entertainment show Never Ever Do This At Home. The format is sold internationally by DRG and was picked up in Canada by indie producer Insight, which then inked the deal with Discovery. Insight, which makes shows including the Canadian version of the […]