Thunderbird Leo Award Winners 2018

June 5, 2018Great Pacific Media, Heavy Rescue: 401, Highway Thru Hell, Industry News, Kim's Convenience, Somewhere Between, Worst to First

Thunderbird took home 7 Leo Awards this year. Thank you to the Leo Awards and congratulations to all the winners below! BEST MUSICAL SCORE DRAMATIC SERIES James Jandrisch Somewhere Between – The Hunter and the Hunted BEST PICTURE EDITING DOCUMENTARY SERIES Tim Wanlin, Robert Landy Heavy Rescue: 401 – Skyway Thru Hell BEST SOUND DOCUMENTARY … 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


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

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

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


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


May 1, 2017Atomic Cartoons, Beat Bugs, Game of Homes, Great Pacific Media, Highway Thru Hell, Industry News, Kim's Convenience, Man in the High Castle, Some Assembly Required, Thunderbird Films

The Thunderbird Group has been busy! Over the weekend, Beat Bugs won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Preschool Animated Program. The program received 5 nominations, including Outstanding Directing and Outstanding Main Title. Series creator Josh Wakely attended the event, along with some of the Atomic Cartoons team. Congratulations to everyone involved! … Read More

2017 Canadian Screen Award Nominees Announced – Kim’s Convenience, Beat Bugs, Highway Thru Hell

January 17, 2017Beat Bugs, Great Pacific Media, Highway Thru Hell, Kim's Convenience, Thunderbird Films

It was announced today that the Thunderbird Group of Companies received 14 Canadian Screen Award Nominations. Thunderbird would like to congratulate the team at Great Pacific Media for Highway Thru Hell, which received two nominations, Atomic Cartoons for Beat Bugs – nominated for Best Animated Series, and our Kim’s Convenience team, who received a total of 11 nominations, including Best Comedy Series, and Best … Read More