Highway thru hell is a canadian documentary tv series that follows the operations of jamie davis motor trucking, a heavy vehicle rescue and recovery towing company based in hope, british columbia. Davis and highway thru hells executive producer, mark miller, recently stopped by our studio to tell us a little more about the series. Highway thru hell, which is filmed locally along the coquihalla highway, was recently nominated for two leo awards. After the crash catches up with the heavy rescue crew as they. Featuring stories of remarkable strength and fearless dedication, highway thru hell chronicles the lives of these heroic rescue teams who often put their own lives at risk to help keep vital transport highways open and communities safe.
In spring, summer or fall, its a breeze, but in winter there are at least 400500 accidents and plenty of fatalities. Original show highway thru hell the weather channel. Highway thru hell discovery canada watch full episodes. Nov 23, 2018 when an accident happens, jamie davis rescue operators are never far behind. Its one of the worst roads in all of north america in winters. Meanwhile, the series has filmed on the highways of bc interior, canada, mainly in the coquihalla highway highway 5. A highspeed video of highway 5, the coquihalla highway through southern bc, from hope bc to kamloops bc, featured on the discovery channel tv show highway thru hell. Watch hell on the highway online youtube tv free trial. Coquihalla highway, one of the worst roads in winters.
Highway heroes vignettes profiling the people who work to keep the highway safe. Highway thru hell features jamie davis legendary heavy rescue team and his competitors quiring towing, aggressive towing, and mission towing, three of the longestrunning family operated tow businesses in b. For season 4, filming occurred during the winter season of 2014 2015 in all bc and alberta locations as davis company is split into two camps. With their efforts first airing in december 2012, the highway thru hell crew spends months in the hope area filming points along the coquihalla. Discovery orders second season of highway thru hell tv, eh. Discovery channel debuts original series highway thru. Discovery channel debuts original series highway thru hell. Jul 07, 2019 jamie davis is a successful businessman and also earns some of his income from television dealings.
A new show, heavy rescue 401, will also be coming soon, and is similar to highway thru hell but located in. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on youtube. This highway is a 201mile road that joins vancouver and the canadian rockies and it is where a majority of the show is. With jamie davis, dave pettitt, al quiring, colin mclean.
When they dont make it, its up to heavy rescue to clear the wrecks because closure is not an option. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film. The film tells the story of charlie sykes lowe and his girlfriend rachel clark swanson, who is kidnapped by a demon and taken to hell to become one of satans brides, while charlie must travel to the other dimension to. Quiring towing, aggressive towing, mission towing and reliable towing are also big players in the series. Start a free trial to watch hell on the highway on youtube tv and cancel anytime. Their essential service keeps the traffic on the highways thru hell moving. Highway thru hell season 5 release date with trailer, promo. Highway thru hell, tow truck show, release, cast, channel. Jamie davis gets a new truck jamie davis towing 05 youtube. Highway thru hell is a canadian documentary tv series that follows the operations of jamie. History channels rust valley restorers, filmed in tappen. A new show, heavy rescue 401, will also be coming soon, and is similar to highway thru hell but located in the greater toronto area.
This show tells the adventures of jamie davis and his team who are specialized in rescuing travelers and accident victims on the coquihalla highway. Aug 30, 20 its why discovery canadas highway thru hell filmed along the highways of the coquihalla and fraser canyon in british columbia is the television networks numberone series debut. In 2018, highway thru hell won a documentary series best sound leo award. Nov 03, 2016 hey guysat this time, there are no plans to air new seasons of highway thru hell or prospectors on the weather channel. In the us, highway thru hell first came out only in spring 20. Most of his salary comes from his trucking towing company jamie davis towing, and secondary income is his tv show highway through hell. Follow the operations of jamie davis motor truck, a heavy vehicle rescue and recovery towing company based in hope, british columbia focusing on the hardships of operating along the highways of the bc interior, especially the coquihalla highway, which is notorious for rapidly changing weather. Up to 400,000 vehicles travel ontarios 400series highways every day. Has the future of highway thru hell season 9 been decided. We also filmed training sessions with dispatchers, call takers and accounting personnel. For the past decade, jamie davis heavy has patrolled the steep mountain passes of british columbias coquihalla one of the most treacherous major highways in the world.
Jamie davis towing net worth 2020 the wealth record. After all of their extensive planning, filming in british. Highway thru hells first season was popular, garnering the highest series premier audience in discovery canada history and maintaining an average of 600,000 viewers each week. Plot, cast, season the name itself describes the show that it must be dealing with heavy trucks, accidents or damage that have been in the highways. This list examines how highway thru hell captures the action. Diesel brothers, four weddings, highway thru hell, mama june.
Started in 1999 by the motion picture arts and sciences foundation of british columbia, the leo awards celebrate excellence in locallyfilmed film and television. Such as hr150 a rotator that can hold up to 75 tons or sp850xp a wrecker holding and pulling up to 50 tons. Powerful engines, harsh weather, and steep dropoffs are only a few of the elements that have defined highway thru hell. Broadcast in 180 countries, jamie davis motor truck and auto has signed a new contract that will see the company on the show for at least 10 years. Aug 18, 2017 the show, which will be filmed with a live audience, will air in early 2018 on comedy central uk. Unfollow highway thru hell to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Schedule primetime and daytime tv listings discovery. Highway thru hell is ultimately a series about man versus mother nature and the toughest men in the towing business being pushed to their breaking point. There is, however, a light at the end of the tunnel for the producers of highway thru hell. The twists and turns of highway thru hell extends online, with full episodes one week after broadcast. Highway thru hell is a canadian reality tv show that started airing in 2010. Would love to buy them so we could watch them over and over. Locally filmed highway thru hell receives double nominations at. But, heres a fun fact for youhighway thru hell is actually originated in canada.
Highway thru hell has consistently attracted impressive audiences, ranking as a top 10 series on entertainment specialty television in canada for total viewers and the a2554 demographic. Jul 15, 2019 jamie davis towing 05 jamie davis gets a new truck. Aug 30, 2017 the show chronicles stories of wrecks, survivals and recoveries, and the upcoming sixth season sees the most intense weather challenges ever filmed on the coquihalla highway. Nov 01, 2012 season 2 will be filmed on the coq during the 201220 winter season and will continue to follow and capture the gripping experiences of davis team. In between highlight clips, showing some of the best and worst times they had the over the seasons eight gripping episodes, the guys talk about their toughest wrecks, worst injuries, stormiest weather. The show chronicles stories of wrecks, survivals and recoveries, and the upcoming sixth season sees the most intense weather challenges ever filmed on the coquihalla highway. That would be all of the seasons already shown, 1 thru 5 and then of course season 6. Viewers can also explore a clickable interactive map to. The show is produced by great pacific television, and executive produced by kelly mcclugan and blair reekie. When winter hits, the heavy recovery operators of southern ontario fight to clear wrecks and keep drivers moving on the busiest stretch of highway in the world. The whiteknuckle highway thru hell experience extends online, with full episodes, behindthescenes web extras and video diaries from some of.
Ready to navigate the extreme roads and relentless weather, each operation returns to keep open some of the most economically important, most travelled, and most. History channels rust valley restorers, filmed in tappen, features cars and personality. In season 5 of highway thru hell, each onehour episode features jamies legendary heavy rescue team and his competitors mission towing and quiring towing, all working to keep the roads open in perilous working conditions. Thousands of semis travel this gauntlet of brutal weather and white knuckle driving every day. Dec 03, 2018 history channels rust valley restorers, filmed in tappen, features cars and personality. Jamie davis towing 05 jamie davis gets a new truck. In fact, the majority of the show is filmed along the coquihalla highway, a lengthy 201mile stretch of road that connects the magical city of vancouver to the canadian rockies. And its those storytelling techniques that were recognized by this years leo award nominations. We filmed much of the software training and talked about the benefits of automation. Highway thru hell location national geographic channel. There are also additional vehicles of great capacity and power. Aug 10, 2012 the whiteknuckle highway thru hell experience extends online, with full episodes, behind the scenes web extras and video diaries from some of the jamie davis heavy rescue crew. Coquihalla highway highway thru hell hope bc to kamloops. Meet the cast and learn more about the stars of of highway thru hell with exclusive news, photos, videos and more at.
Its part of the highway 5 and is around 200km long. Aug 14, 2018 highway thru hell has consistently attracted impressive audiences, ranking as a top 10 series on entertainment specialty television in canada for total viewers and the a2554 demographic. Jamie davis towing highway thru hell signed posters tow411. Discovery says, highway thru hell is what happens when tough guys meet tough conditions. Hey guysat this time, there are no plans to air new seasons of highway thru hell or prospectors on the weather channel. The canadian docuseries, which premiered in 2012, follows the daily operations of tow.
The series has made discovery the mostwatched entertainment specialty channel in its timeslot among total viewers as well as the a2554 and a1849 demographics. Highway thru hell comes to the mean roads of northern alberta. Locally filmed highway thru hell receives double nominations. Highway thru hell 2012 m 1 season tv shows on the hazardous highways of canadas interior, heavy vehicle towing companies experience hardship and triumph rescuing wrecked and stranded trucks. Among the vehicles used by the crew, you can find toyota tundras with massive toyota canada support. There were 32 fatal crashes between 2004 and 20 according to icbc. Coquihalla highway is an extreme freeway located in southern british columbia, canada.
The section of the 401 through toronto is the busiest stretch of highway in the world. After the success of highway thru hell was well established with five toprated seasons, the series creator mark miller developed a spinoff series heavy rescue. Highway thru hell is a reality tv show hailing from the wondrous lands of canada. Discoverys mostwatched original canadian series highway thru hell is set to return for season 7 with an unprecedented. With dave pettitt, collin vandenheuvel, gary vandenheuvel, kyle pewtress. Watch highway thru hell episodes online season 8 2020. See how a local heavy recovery firm works through the hard winters helping highway users that have fallen victim to the brutal road conditions. Why wont you release the seasons of highway thru hell on dvds. Stories of extreme weather, the men, heavy equipment and the emergencies that face the team of jamie davis heavy rescue each winter on. Feb 04, 20 a highspeed video of highway 5, the coquihalla highway through southern bc, from hope bc to kamloops bc, featured on the discovery channel tv show highway thru hell.779 187 1355 987 255 479 1114 1205 1375 1520 368 1156 1401 1042 1427 100 227 672 432 1199 190 1066 1418 897 447 1325 4 788 28 680 1000 1216 492 1436 648 451