Discovery Canada unveils 2017-2018 schedule

July 28, 2017Heavy Rescue: 401, Highway Thru Hell, Thunderbird Films

Regan Reid / Real Screen Bell Media-owned, Canadian specialty net Discovery has set its 2017/18 schedule and announced the premiere dates for its new Canadian factual original, Last Stop Garage, as well as its returning scripted series Frontier. Proper Television’s Last Stop Garage (pictured, 12 x 30 minutes) will air Mondays at 9 p.m. ET, beginning Oct. 23. The new Canadian … 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

PRODUCTION UNDERWAY ON SEASON 2 OF DISCOVERY’S ORIGINAL CANADIAN SERIES HEAVY RESCUE: 401

February 27, 2017Great Pacific Media, Heavy Rescue: 401, Industry News, Thunderbird Films

Greg David / TV, Eh? Discovery today announced production is underway on a second season of its new, smash hit original Canadian series, HEAVY RESCUE: 401. With the Season 1 finale scheduled to premiere tomorrow night (Feb. 28) at 10 p.m. ET on Discovery, the network has confirmed 10 brand new episodes are already in production for broadcast in early 2018. Debuting … Read More

Production Underway on Season 2 of Discovery’s Blockbuster Original Canadian Series HEAVY RESCUE: 401

February 27, 2017Great Pacific Media, Heavy Rescue: 401, Thunderbird Films

TORONTO (February 27, 2017) – Discovery today announced production is underway on a second season of its new, smash hit original Canadian series, HEAVY RESCUE: 401. With the Season 1 finale scheduled to premiere tomorrow night (Feb. 28) at 10 p.m. ET on Discovery, the network has confirmed 10 brand new episodes are already in … Read More

HEAVY RESCUE: 401 Premiere is Most-Watched in Discovery History

January 13, 2017Great Pacific Media, Heavy Rescue: 401, Industry News, Thunderbird Films

TORONTO (January 12, 2017) – An audience of nearly 720,000 people tuned in to watch the Jan. 3 debut of Discovery’s newest original Canadian series HEAVY RESCUE: 401, it was confirmed today, making it the most-watched premiere in the network’s 22-year history. To date, more than 3.3 million unique viewers – or nearly one in 10 Canadians – have tuned … Read More

Highway 401: Smash hit? 401 tow drivers focus of new reality series

January 10, 2017Heavy Rescue: 401, Industry News

Dan Brown / London Free Press You don’t have to tell Southwestern Ontarians that driving the Highway 401 can be hair-raising. Dangerous pileups, including some of the worst in Canadian history. Speed demons and left-lane bandits. Winter storms and white-knuckle conditions. Deadly crashes, delays, lane closings and fly-away truck wheels. Now, Canadians nationwide are getting a … Read More

Discovery Announces 2017 Winter Programming Slate – Led by new original Canadian series Heavy Rescue: 401

December 28, 2016Great Pacific Media, Heavy Rescue: 401, Thunderbird Films

Jennifer Cox / Crave  Discovery unveiled the network’s Winter 2017 schedule, headlined by the new original Canadian spinoff series Heavy Rescue: 401, airing Tuesdays at 10pm beginning January 3rd. From the makers of Discovery’s top-rated series Highway Thru Hell and sponsored by Toyota, the series’ exclusive automotive sponsor, Heavy Rescue: 401 takes on the many twists and turns of the … Read More