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CTV, City plan second seasons of format adaptations

The producers of Amazing Race Canada (pictured) and The Bachelor Canada have put out a call for cast members for sophomore runs in 2014.
November 11, 2013

Canadian broadcasters are putting successful format adaptations back into production.

Bell Media said Jon Montgomery (pictured above) will return as host for the second season of Amazing Race Canada from Insight Productions in summer 2014, which has put out a call for new participants.

The first season of Amazing Race Canada had an average audience of 3.5 million weekly viewers.

Elsewhere, rival Rogers Media is gearing up for a second season of The Bachelor Canada from Vancouver-based Good Human Productions. Claire Freeland and Good Human’s Sean De Vries will exec produce.

Production will start in spring 2014, ahead of a fall debut on City.

 

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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