Insight Sports

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Insight Sports Ltd.
Type Private company
Industry Media, sports entertainment
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario
Key people John Brunton, Chairman and CEO
Products Broadcasting, television production
Owners Larry Tanenbaum[1] and others
Website www.insightsports.com

Insight Sports Ltd. is a Canadian sports media and entertainment company based in Toronto, Ontario. The company is owned in part by Larry Tanenbaum, part owner of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment.[1]

Properties[edit]

Insight Sports owns and operates the specialty television channel World Fishing Network, a 24-hour fishing channel.

The company also owns a minority share of NHL Network (owns 20.58%), a 24-hour hockey channel, and also operates GameTV on behalf of Kilmer Enterprises Inc., an investor in Insight Sports.

Insight Sports also owns Aquila Productions, a producer of sports television programming and distributor of sports and entertainment content across multiple platforms, including broadcast television, DVD, on-line, mobile, in-arena and video on-demand.

Former assets[edit]

It was announced on January 23, 2009, that Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment will acquire Insight Sports' interest in GolTV. [2] The deal was approved by the CRTC on June 2, 2009.[3]

In March 2009, Insight Sports announced a corporate restructuring wherein a team of managers led by the CEO will buy out a number of non-core assets [4] including the Grand Slam of Curling, one of the most prestigious events on the World Curling Tour and the operation of Gretzky.com, the home page of Wayne Gretzky.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About us". Insight Sports. Retrieved 2013-11-30. 
  2. ^ MLSE will buy GolTV; Slam.Canoe.ca; 2009-01-23
  3. ^ Broadcasting Information Bulletin CRTC 2009-323
  4. ^ Insight Sports Announces Corporate Reorganization; Channel Canada.com; 2009-03-25

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