May 6th, 2014
Media Headquarters is pleased to announce that its fan favourite series Tessa & Scott has been nominated for the prestigious 2014 Rockie Award in the category Best Arts and Performing Arts Program.
This year’s Rockie Awards include 156 nominees over 26 categories honouring excellence in television and digital content from around the globe. Nominees are chosen by more than 250 independent industry executives from around the world.
Winners will be announced during the Banff World Media Festival taking place June 8 – 11 in Banff, Alberta.
About Tessa & Scott
Tessa & Scott (7×30) goes behind closed doors and into the exhilarating non-stop lives of Canada’s irresistible duo. As the series premieres the charismatic couple is faced with challenges they could have never imagined following their Olympic win in Vancouver in 2010. They are tasked with negotiating their insane schedules and staying connected with each other while fighting their way back to the top of the podium after placing second at the 2013 ISU World Figure Skating Championships®. From training in Canton, Michigan where they share a coach with their biggest on-ice rivals, to public appearances, to skating in competitions in Saint John, New Brunswick, Paris, France and Fukuoka, Japan, the series gives audiences a unique window into the stressful and highly competitive world of ice dancing.
The series also captures Tessa and Scott’s unique personal relationship. Partners since primary school, their intimate connection on the ice has inspired millions of fans. The series accompanies them to costume fittings, skate camps, cocktail parties and coaching sessions. Audiences will meet Tessa and Scott’s friends and family and witness the thrilling highs and devastating lows of their incredible journey as they strive to fulfill their dream.
About Media Headquarters Film & Television Inc.
Toronto-based Media Headquarters is an internationally award-winning television, film and digital media production company co-founded in 1999 by Executive Producer Robert Cohen. Recognized for producing popular and innovative programming for worldwide markets, the company’s slate includes factual, dramatic and children’s programing. For more information visit www.mediahqs.net