CBC ANNOUNCES NEW AND RETURNING PROGRAMMING SLATE FOR 2018-19 SEASON

May 24, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Great Pacific Media, High Arctic Haulers, Kim's Convenience, Molly of the Denali

Greg David, TV Eh? From a media release: Canada’s public broadcaster today announced its robust 2018-19 slate, including 17 new series and 36 renewed titles – one of CBC’s largest returning lineups to date. CBC’s upcoming year of original Canadian programming includes drama, comedy, factual, arts, music, kids, sports, news and documentary programming across television, … Read More

CORUS GREENLIGHTS GREAT PACIFIC MEDIA’S  SAVE MY RENO & WORST TO FIRST FOR SEASON TWO

May 9, 2018Great Pacific Media, Industry News, Save My Reno, Worst to First

Vancouver / May 9th, 2018 –  Corus announced today that they are continuing their commitment to investing in Canadian original content with renewals of fan-favourite series across its suite of networks, included are HGTV Canada’s $ave My Reno and Worst to First produced by Great Pacific Media. $ave My Reno – Season 2 (14×30) Cash-conscious homeowners catch a break when Sebastian Clovis, the … Read More

Leo Award Nominees 2018

April 30, 2018Entanglement, General, Great Pacific Media, Heavy Rescue: 401, Highway Thru Hell, I Am Heath Ledger, Industry News, Kim's Convenience, Never Steady, Never Still, Save My Reno, Somewhere Between, Thunderbird Releasing, Worst to First

The Thunderbird Group received 32 Leo Award Nominations this morning in 26 different categories. All Thunderbird nominees are listed below. Congratulations to all the nominees! “Through a system of peer adjudication, with final ballot tabulation by Ernst & Young Chartered Accountants, we are pleased to confirm the following 2018 Leo Award Recipients. We would like … Read More

2018-19 CANADIAN TV SEASON RENEWAL SCORECARD

April 25, 2018Great Pacific Media, Heavy Rescue: 401, Highway Thru Hell, Kim's Convenience, Thunderbird Films

Greg David/ TV Eh? With the 2017-18 Canadian television season ending soon, the networks are putting the finishing touches on their primetime lineups for 2018-19. That means celebrations for fans of shows that have been renewed and sadness for programs that won’t return. To help keep track of what’s been renewed or ending, we’ve put … Read More

Thunderbird Receives 22 Canadian Screen Award Nominations

January 16, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Beat Bugs, Great Pacific Media, Heavy Rescue: 401, Industry News, Kim's Convenience, Never Steady, Never Still, Thunderbird Releasing

News Release/ Thunderbird Entertainment  The Canadian Screen Awards nominations were announced at a press conference in Toronto today. Vancouver’s Thunderbird Entertainment received 22 nominations across the companies. The Kim’s Convenience team received a total of 12 nominations, including Best Comedy Series, and Best Performance by an Actor and Actress in a Comedy Series. In the film category, Never Steady, … Read More

Man Vs. Nature: Discovery’s Original Canadian Hit Series HIGHWAY THRU HELL’s Sixth Season Begins Sept. 5

August 15, 2017Great Pacific Media, Highway Thru Hell, Industry News, Thunderbird Films

TORONTO (August 15, 2017) – Facing vicious crashes and treacherous recoveries to keep vital trucking corridors open, B.C.’s heavy rescue operators are back for a new season of Discovery’s hit original Canadian series HIGHWAY THRU HELL, airing Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET/ PT, beginning Sept. 5. Kicking off with a thrilling two-part premiere, the Top 10 entertainment specialty series … Read More

BELL MEDIA STUDIOS ANNOUNCES 2017/18 ORIGINAL PRODUCTIONS

June 7, 2017Great Pacific Media, Heavy Rescue: 401, Highway Thru Hell

TV, Eh? In advance of the #CTVUpfront, Bell Media’s newly minted independent and in-house production arm Bell Media Studios confirmed today its slate of new and returning, English-language, original entertainment programming. With 19 new original programs to be produced in partnership with independent production companies or autonomously, Bell Media will introduce more new original series for the … Read More

Discovery’s Original Canadian Series HIGHWAY THRU HELL and Original Canadian Special DEATH ON A COMET Honoured Among Nominees for 2017 Rockie Awards

May 11, 2017Great Pacific Media, Highway Thru Hell, Thunderbird Films

TORONTO (May 11, 2017) – Discovery is proud to be home to three of this year’s nominees for the prestigious international Rockie Awards, to be presented at the Banff World Media Festival on June 12. Recognizing excellence in media from around the world, the program competition has nominated the network’s original Canadian special DEATH ON … Read More