From a media release:
DHX Media announces THE GUARD series
DHX Media Ltd., a leading independent international producer and distributor of television programming and interactive content, recently announced the start of production on THE GUARD, a joint production with Vancouver-based Brightlight Pictures and DHX Media’s Halifax Film. The 13, one hour, episode primetime drama series was commisioned by Global Television and is slated to air in Canada in early 2008.
Charles Bishop, President of DHX Media’s Halifax Film unit commented,
“With the coast guard as backdrop, viewers will be drawn to our four rescue specialists who ultimately neglect themselves to save others. These story lines will have an international appeal and will be a positive, diversifying addition to our growing library of programming.”
“THE GUARD is an innovative and intense series that we know Canadians
will embrace,” said Christine Shipton, Vice President of Original Programming for Global Television. “Through his dynamic writing, Raymond Storey has created a cast of compelling characters deftly brought to life by a wonderful cast, and we look forward to bringing this terrific original production to our audiences in the new year.”
About THE GUARD
THE GUARD is a character-driven ensemble drama delving into the lives of
four members of a Canadian Coast Guard Search and Rescue team serving in the Pacific Northwest – where the Pacific Ocean collides with Canada’s mountainous coastline in one of the most beautiful and treacherous locations on earth. The series explores the stories of these four imperfect, offbeat and sometimes difficult heroes whose greatest search may be for meaning in their own lives.