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.

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.


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.

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Insight options format for Norwegian TV’s Never Ever Do This At Home

The Toronto-based prodco is on the verge of announcing a Canadian broadcaster for a local version of the NRK series, for which it optioned format rights in a deal brokered by indie distributor DRG.

Stella and Sam

Bejuba! secures new TV sales for Stella and Sam

The Canadian producer/distributor has sold the series, produced by Toronto-based Radical Sheep Productions, into France, Scandanavia and Estonia.