LEO AWARDS START OFF WITH TWO WINS FOR GPM

May 28, 2018Great Pacific Media, Industry News

Vancouver / May 28th, 2018 –  The Great Pacific Media team walked away with two awards this weekend at the Leo Awards for HIGHWAY and HEAVY RESCUE. The Leo Awards got off to a great start with HIGHWAY THROUGH HELL winning best sound in a documentary series and HEAVY RESCUE 401 winning best picture editing in a documentary … Read More

CBC’s 2018-19 Lineup Includes 17 New Series

May 25, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Great Pacific Media, High Arctic Haulers, Molly of the Denali

Joanna Padovano Tong/ World Screen Canada’s CBC has unveiled its 2018-19 programming slate, which comprises 17 new series and 36 renewals spanning a variety of genres. The new CBC Kids originals are Becca’s Bunch, a comedy from Jam Media; Big Blue, an underwater adventure from Guru Studio; Endlings, a sci-fi series from Sinking Ship; Kingdom Force, an action show … Read More

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