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
Website www.insightsports.com

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]

Properties[edit]

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 Gretzky.com, 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.

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. ^ "Fontana slab leak".  Saturday, 25 March 2017
  5. ^ Insight Sports Announces Corporate Reorganization; Channel Canada.com; 2009-03-25

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