Never Ever Do This At Home


Playback’s TV Producer of the Year: Insight Productions

The go-to format shop broke records with Amazing Race Canada, has top specialty series on Slice and Food and is now looking to laugh at the U.S. with an ambitious cross-platform venture.


Second season shoot for Never Ever Do This At Home Starts

Teddy Wilson and Norm Sousa (pictured) are returning as hosts of the factual series from Insight Productions for Discovery Channel Canada.

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CHCH buys Mark Burnett game show

Spin Off from Suddenly SeeMore Productions will debut on the indie broadcaster in fall 2013, before being shopped, along with the original format, to international broadcasters.

Bates Motel

Weekly roundup: nominations, premieres and festival news

Included in this week’s briefs are Canadian nominations for the Webby Awards and news that B.C.-serviced U.S. production Bates Motel (pictured) has been renewed by A&E Network.


DRG sells Canadian format adaptation to Spike TV

The MIPTV deal sees the U.K. distributor sell Never Ever Do This At Home, which also airs on Discovery Channel Canada, to the U.S. channel for a May 28 debut.


Production begins on Never Ever Do This At Home

Teddy Wilson and Norm Sousa (pictured) will host the Insight Productions-produced local version of the Norwegian format, which is being filmed in Brant County, Ontario.

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Discovery Channel Canada orders Insight Productions format

The Canadian version of Never Ever Do This at Home is based on the original series from Norwegian broadcaster NRK and shopped internationally by DRG.