Spike TV preps Chris Farley documentary

July 14, 2015Thunderbird Films

Michelle Clancy / Rapid TV News Spike TV is prepping a documentary about Chris Farley. I Am Chris Farley will open theatrically in New York and Los Angeles on 31 July, and will debut on Spike on 10 August, followed by DVD, Blu Ray and video on demand (VOD) availability. “Chris Farley lived his life … Read More


June 30, 2015Thunderbird Films

Kaila Sept / Thunderbird Films Thunderbird is pleased to announce that they have received two nominations for the Canadian Comedy Awards. Jill Morrison, who plays Nikki on Thunderbird’s original multi-camera comedy Package Deal, has earned a Canadian Comedy Award nomination for Best Female Performance in a TV Series for “Sloppy Seconds”. Created by Andrew Orenstein (Malcolm in the Middle, 3rd Rock … Read More

ABC Family Orders ‘Guilt’ Drama Pilot That Echoes Amanda Knox Story

June 25, 2015Thunderbird Films

Nellie Andreeva / Deadline Hollywood ABC Family has handed out a fourth pilot order in two months to Guilt, a crime thriller from writers/executive producers Nichole Millard and Kathryn Price (The Game Plan) and executive producer Stephen McPherson. The fictional project draws parallels to the story of Amanda Knox, the American student convicted, acquitted, retried … Read More

2015 Leo Award Nominations Announced

May 12, 2015Thunderbird Films

Thunderbird is pleased to announce that they have received 15 Leo Award nominations across their companies. Thunderbird’s original multi-camera comedy Package Deal created by Andrew Orenstein (Malcolm in the Middle, 3rd Rock From the Sun) earned five Leo Award nominations including Best Music, Comedy or Variety Program or Series and Best Direction in a Music, Comedy or Variety … Read More

Katee Sackhoff To Star In & Create Futuristic TV Series For Reunion Pictures

April 15, 2015Thunderbird Films

Nellie Andreeva / Deadline Battlestar Galactica alumna Katee Sackhoff is set to topline another drama set in the future, this one her own creation. Sackhoff has teamed with Continuum producerReunion Pictures for the project, Rain, which she wrote and is executive producing though her Fly Free Productions. Rain is described as an evolutionary parable that gives us a look into our possible future as a … Read More

CBC renews Schitt’s Creek and Murdoch Mysteries, picks up Kim’s Convenience

March 4, 2015Kim's Convenience, Thunderbird Films

CBC News The critically acclaimed comedy Schitt’s Creek and the popular whodunnit Murdoch Mysteries are among 15 series returning to the CBC in the 2015-2016 season, the public broadcaster announced Wednesday. Also slated to return are long running fan favourites such as Dragons’ Denand Coronation Street, as well the award-winning comedy news satires Rick Mercer Report and This Hour Has 22 Minutes. The just-announced line-up also includes … Read More