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Lindsay Macadam to lead scripted development at Great Pacific

The hire is an expansion of a cross-pollination strategy that sees Great Pacific Media producing scripted properties based on factual IP.

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Wendy McKernan upped to VP at Great Pacific Media

McKernan, whose production credits include Highway Thru Hell (pictured), will oversee all factual and lifestyle programming at Thunderbird’s unscripted arm.

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Discovery Canada signs up for more ‘Hell’

Great Pacific’s Highway Thru Hell has been ordered to an eighth season by the Bell Media channel.

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Thunderbird to open Ottawa office

The Vancouver-based company is looking to tap into a new talent pool as it builds out its animation and factual divisions in the nation’s capital.

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Upfronts ’18: CBC debuts 17 new series

New shows from Temple Street Productions, Circle Blue Entertainment and Don Carmody TV join the primetime lineup, alongside the return of Street Legal.

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Great Pacific Media unveils Queen of the Oil Patch

The eight-episode, half-hour docuseries following a two-spirited Indigenous entrepreneur will premiere on APTN in June.

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Corus renews eight unscripted series

The renewals include Frantic Films’ Backyard Builds, Great Pacific Media’s Worst to First and Cineflix’s Property Brothers.

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HGTV Canada preps Worst to First

The home reno series from Vancouver’s Great Pacific Media will debut in September.

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Highway Thru Hell spin-off hits ratings record for Discovery

Heavy Rescue 401 delivered the most-watched premiere in the network’s history, with more than 3.3 million viewers to date.

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Discovery greenlights Highway Thru Hell for season six

Filming is underway on 13 new episodes of the B.C.-set reality series.

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Discovery Family takes two Canadian reality series

The U.S. cable network has set September air dates for Great Pacific Media’s Game of Homes and Tricon’s The Incredible Food Race (pictured).

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Paul Lewis lands at Great Pacific Media

The former Discovery Canada exec becomes president at the West Coast factual producer.