Insight has already produced a number of local adaptations of international reality shows, notably “Canadian Idol,” “Canada’s Got Talent” and “Big Brother Canada,” which will air on Shaw-owned Slice this season.
The show will air next summer with competitors racing each other throughout Canada, with specific destinations to be announced at a later date.
“Canadians deserve their own summer version,” said CTV programming prexy Phil King.
“With the incredible diversity, scope, beauty and sheer land mass that Canada has to offer, ‘The Amazing Race Canada’ will explore the world within Canada.”
TV networks are heavy on local versions of hit reality series, where they are strong performers. City-tv just ended the first season of “The Bachelor Canada.”