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[04/26/10 - 11:51 AM]
Ion Confirms "Guard" Hiatus
The series has been absent from the network's Saturday lineup for the past two weeks.

[02/16/10 - 08:26 AM]
Ion Television Heats Up Primetime with New Original Coast Guard Search and Rescue Drama "The Guard"
The series makes its U.S. premiere with back-to-back episodes on Saturday, March 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/12/09 - 06:09 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 12
Updates include: Ernie Hudson joins "Heroes" at NBC; VH1 casting a second season of "Scream Queens"; and LMN greenlights "Seven Deadly Sins" mini-series.

[04/07/09 - 07:50 AM]
Ion Television Breaks Network Viewership Records in First Quarter 2009
ION spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2009.

[03/25/09 - 10:31 AM]
Ion Television Announces Plans to Produce 12 Original Movies a Year as Expansion of Primetime Line-Up Continues
These films will join a line-up this fall that includes original series "Durham County," "The Guard" and "The Border."

[02/24/09 - 08:59 AM]
Ion Television Expands Original Programming with the Acquisition of the Border and the Guard
The imports will make their U.S. debuts on ION later this year.







GUARD, THE (ION)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/13/10 - 4/10/10
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2009-2010 season)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
SEASON(S):
1 (13 episodes, 3 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION:
(from ION's press release, February 2010) "Keeping your head above water" takes on new meaning in ION Television's new original primetime high-action marine rescue series, "The Guard." The series premieres for the first time to the U.S. audience with a two-hour block of back-to-back episodes on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 9:00 PM and 10:00 PM, ET. Following its debut, "The Guard" will continue to air on ION Television in the same two-hour time period with back-to-back episodes each Saturday night. "The Guard" centers around four members of the Canadian Coast Guard Search and Rescue Team who knowingly place themselves at risk everyday in order to save lives.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· David James Elliott as David Nelson
· Jeremy Guilbaut as Andrew Vanderlee
· Sonya Salomaa as Laura Nelson
· Steve Bacic as Miro Da Silva
CREW INFORMATION:
· no information is available
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Brightlight Pictures
· Fireworks International
· Halifax Film