|Presented by||Kumi Taguchi|
|Country of origin||Australia|
|No. of seasons||21|
|Running time||Approximately 60 minutes|
|Original network||SBS One / SBS Two|
|Picture format||576i (SDTV)|
|Original release||1995 –|
Insight is a current affairs television programme with a live participating audience, broadcast on the SBS network. Each programme covers a single issue and has studio guests participating in the discussion.
Debuting in 1995, Insight started out as a national domestic current affairs program dealing primarily with Australian issues, while Dateline covered international ones. It was hosted from 1999 until 2001 by Gael Jennings. After that, Jenny Brockie, coming from the ABC, began to host the programme.
Soon thereafter, the format was transformed to "a discussion forum focusing on a single issue with the participation of a studio audience". In the course of the programme, there are sometimes live satellite links to experts from around the globe, but the main focus in recent times (as of 2019[update]) is on the studio guests who talk about their personal experience of various issues, with contributions by selected audience members. Recent episodes have focused on more personal issues and challenges faced by ordinary people. Topics have included Indigenous issues, endometriosis, school bullying, ME/CFS, transgender people, etc.
Jenny Brockie quit the programme in October 2020, with no immediate announcement of a new host for 2021, although it has been stated that the show will continue. In November 2020, Kumi Taguchi was named as the new host of Insight.
- Carmody, Broede (22 November 2020). "SBS unveils new Insight host after Jenny Brockie steps down". The Sydney Morning Herald. Archived from the original on 23 November 2020. Retrieved 23 November 2020.
- "Insight Current Affairs SBS". Insight. Retrieved 10 November 2020.
- Carmody, Broede (1 October 2020). "SBS presenter Jenny Brockie quits Insight". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 10 November 2020.
- "Jenny Brockie to step down as Insight host after two decades". Special Broadcasting Service. 1 October 2020. Retrieved 10 November 2020.