Highway Thru Hell

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Not to be confused with Highway to Hell, Hell's Highway, or Highway from Hell.
Highway Thru Hell
Genre Documentary, reality
Created by Great Pacific Television
Starring Jamie Davis
Adam Gazzola
Kevin Richie
Scott Bird
Ken Monkhouse
Gord Lundin
Brandon Kodallas
Narayan Samy
Narrated by David Pettitt
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 27+
Production
Location(s)

Hope, British Columbia, Canada

Fort McMurray, Alberta
Running time 43–44 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel Discovery Channel Canada (September 2012-present)
Discovery Channel (Spring 2013-October 2013)
The Weather Channel (October 2013-present)
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
External links
Website

Highway Thru Hell is a reality TV show that follows the operations of Jamie Davis Motor Truck, a heavy vehicle rescue and recovery towing company based in Hope, British Columbia.[1] The show focuses on the hardships of operating along the highways of the BC Interior, especially the Coquihalla Highway (Coq), which is notorious for rapidly changing weather.

History[edit]

The show debuted on Discovery Channel (Canada) on Tuesday 4 September 2012 in Canada.[2] Steep hills, lethal drop-offs, killer rockslides, and the worst weather in a decade captivated audiences, with Highway Thru Hell ranking as the #1 series premiere in Discovery Channel Canada's history. Its second season, premiered on September 3, 2013, and featured 13 episodes as well as four reloaded episodes with new content, factoids and viewer tweets.

The first season aired on National Geographic Channel in the United States and Norway in spring 2013.[3] The Weather Channel began airing the show in October 2013.

At the end of season 2, the show included footage on Alberta Highway 63.[4]

Episodes[edit]

[5] [6] [7] [8]

Season Episodes Season Premiere Season Finale
1 8 September 4, 2012 October 23, 2012
2 13 September 3, 2013 November 19, 2013
3 TBA September 2, 2014 TBA

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alex Strachan (September 7, 2013). "TV weekend: Boardwalk Empire back for Season 4; Highway Thru Hell storms in with Season 2 (with video)". O Canada. Canada.com. Retrieved 14 March 2014. 
  2. ^ John Doyle (Sep 4, 2012). "Highway Thru Hell: tough, but Canadian-style tough". Globe and Mail. Retrieved 14 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Global Showbiz Briefs: Nat Geo Channel Picks Up ‘Highway Thru Hell’, Al Clark Honored, Jackie Chan, Berlin Film Festival". Deadline Hollywood. November 20, 2012. Retrieved 14 March 2014. 
  4. ^ Edmonton Journal (November 9, 2013). "Highway Thru Hell takes a spin on Highway 63". University of Alberta. Retrieved 14 March 2014. 
  5. ^ Highway Thru Hell, at Discovery.ca
  6. ^ Highway Thru Hell, on Twitter
  7. ^ Highway Thru Hell, Episode list at Discovery.ca
  8. ^ [1]

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