Insight Sports

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Insight Sports Ltd.
Private company
Industry Media, sports entertainment
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Key people
John Brunton, Chairman and CEO
Products Broadcasting, television production
Owner Larry Tanenbaum[1] and others

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


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

The company 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][4]

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 [5] including the Grand Slam of Curling, one of the most prestigious events on the World Curling Tour and the operation of, the home page of Wayne Gretzky.

Insight Sports owned a minority share of NHL Network (owns 20.58%), a 24-hour hockey channel that shut down on September 1, 2015.


  1. ^ a b "About us". Insight Sports. Retrieved 2013-11-30. 
  2. ^ MLSE will buy GolTV;; 2009-01-23
  3. ^ Broadcasting Information Bulletin CRTC 2009-323
  4. ^ "Fontana slab leak".  Saturday, 25 March 2017
  5. ^ Insight Sports Announces Corporate Reorganization; Channel; 2009-03-25

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