Boat Rocker Media, home to Orphan Black and Killjoys, among other shows, has acquired a majority stake in television producer Insight Productions
, which handles the annual Juno awards and has Amazing Race Canada and Big Brother Canada in its portfolio.
Terms were not disclosed. The deal is effective immediately and enables Insight to increase and diversify its content offerings while moving more aggressively into digital content, while adding to Boat Rocker’s continued growth in the Canadian market and around the world.John Brunton
, Insight’s founder, chairman and CEO, will continue to run all aspects of the company. The senior management team and showrunners remain in place, as does the entire Insight team. COO and president Barbara Bowlby
is transitioning into retirement this year, but will remain a senior advisor and shareholder of the company.
Under the new structure, Insight will operate as an independent business unit, with Boat