From a Global media release:
Beginning this January 2008, Global Television presents the sure-fire hit, THE GUARD, an all new original drama series – the story of four members of the Canadian Coastguard’s Search and Rescue team, and their daily battles both in and out of the water.
Premiering Tuesday, January 22, 2008 – 10pm ET/PT, and following Canada’s number one hit show, “House”, this 13-part, one-hour action series was shot in the scenic wilderness of Squamish, British Columbia. THE GUARD follows the high action drama of a skilled crew of rescue workers as they face the danger s of the Pacific Northwest while searching for meaning in their own lives.
Starring Steve Bacic (Andromeda) as Duty Captain, Miro Da Silva; Jeremy Guilbaut (Edgemont) as Rescue Specialist, Andrew Vanderlee; Zoie Palmer (Instant Star) as Rescue Specialist Carly Greig; and Claudette Mink (The Days) as Rescue Specialist Laura Nelson, featuring regular guest appearances by Canadian David James Elliot. Elliott, well known to television fans for “JAG” and “Closer to Home”, guest stars as David Nelson, a recurring character on the series.
“Global television is kicking off the new year with this amazing, sexy drama series, a guaranteed adrenaline rush for thrill seekers,” said Christine Shipton, VP, Original Production, Global Television. “Series creator, Raymond Storey expertly captures the complex nature of each of our perfectly flawed heroes, while proudly paying tribute to the noble work of the Canadian Coast Guard – a combination fans are sure to embrace.”
Karen King-Chigbo is Production Executive and Christine Shipton is Vice President, Original Programming for Global Television.
Photo courtesy Global. From left: Zoie Palmer, Jeremy Guilbaut.