Northern Rescue

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Northern Rescue
GenreDrama
Created byMark Bacci
David Cormican
Dwayne Hill
Starring
Opening theme“Family” by Mother Mother
Country of originCanada
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10
Production
Running time44-45 minutes
Production company(s)
  • Don Carmody Television
DistributorNetflix
Release
Original networkCBC Television
Picture formatHDTV 1080i
Original releaseMarch 1, 2019 (2019-03-01)

Northern Rescue is a Canadian drama television series produced by CBC Television distributed internationally on Netflix. The first season of 10 episodes debuted on March 1, 2019. It stars William Baldwin as a search and rescue commander who, after the death of his wife, relocates from Boston with his three children to live with his sister-in-law in the fictional small town of Turtle Island Bay, Ontario where he grew up.

Premise[edit]

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2019)[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateCanada viewers
(millions)
1"Que Sera"Bradley WalshMark BacciMarch 1, 2019 (2019-03-01)TBD
After the death of Sara West, the family faces some difficult choices, and relocates from Boston to the parents' Canadian hometown to live with Sarah's sister Charlie.
2"Making Lemonade"Bradley WalshTBAMarch 1, 2019 (2019-03-01)TBD
Charlie's house burns down, so the family moves into a defunct public aquarium. John meets his SAR team, and Madddie attends court-ordered therapy.
3"Sarah's Stuff"Gail HarveyTBAMarch 1, 2019 (2019-03-01)TBD
The family searches Sarah's belongings for keepsakes; John rescues an injured hiker from a forest fire; Charlie needs the signature of her estranged boyfriend Alex in order to collect insurance.
4"D-U-A-L-I-T-Y"Gail HarveyTBAMarch 1, 2019 (2019-03-01)TBD
Taylor is determined to win the school spelling bee; Scout clashes with a wrestling team rival; Maddie discovers her mother's diary and concludes she was cheating on her father with a man named Rick Walker.
5"12 Months to the Day"Eleanore LindoTBAMarch 1, 2019 (2019-03-01)TBD
A blown distribution transformer leaves the town powerless and injures two teens playing a sports rivalry prank; Taylor organizes a party for her parents' anniversary; Maddie's wayward friend gets her arrested for shoplifting.
6"The Little Things"Eleanore LindoTBAMarch 1, 2019 (2019-03-01)TBD
Scout gets kicked off the wrestling team; Taylor is cyberbullied with a video of her fainting while winning the spelling bee; Maddie and Henry share a kiss while playing truth or dare.
7"The Dividing Line"Michael McGowanTBAMarch 1, 2019 (2019-03-01)TBD
John's team rescue victims of an island plane crash; Scout hides getting kicked off the team from his father; Maddie's attempt to defend Taylor backfires.
8"The Bear"Michael McGowanTBAMarch 1, 2019 (2019-03-01)TBD
Scout calls on John to help a critically injured bear; Maddie finds a letter to Rick Walker returned to her mother; Taylor makes a friend of her spelling bee rival.
9"Wake Up"Bradley WalshTBAMarch 1, 2019 (2019-03-01)TBD
John is hurt while rescuing a motocross biker and placed in an induced coma; Alex proposes to Charlie, and asks her to leave Turtle Island Bay.
10"Dad Knows Best"Bradley WalshTBAMarch 1, 2019 (2019-03-01)TBD
Maddie's determination to find Rick Walker reveals an ugly family secret: he is actually her out-of-wedlock father, and has been blackmailing her mother.

Production[edit]

The show is produced in Ontario by CBC Television. It is streamed in Canada on CBC's CBC Gems service[1] and distributed internationally on Netflix.[2][3] The first season of 10 shows debuted on both services on March 1, 2019.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canada's Public Broadcaster Launches CBC Gem Streaming Service with More Than 4000 Hours of Live and On-Demand Programming Available For Free" (Press release). Toronto: CBC. December 11, 2018. Retrieved December 14, 2018.
  2. ^ "CBC AND NETFLIX FAMILY DRAMA NORTHERN RESCUE CONFIRMS ADDITIONAL CASTING AS PRODUCTION BEGINS; 10-PART SERIES HAILS FROM DON CARMODY TELEVISION - CBC Media Centre".
  3. ^ "Netflix Nabs William Baldwin's 'Northern Rescue' Drama". The Hollywood Reporter. May 24, 2018.
  4. ^ CBC [@CBC] (February 25, 2019). "Meet the Wests – who pack up and move north after a family tragedy. Season 1 of #NorthernRescue is streaming on CBC Gem March 1! @BillyBaldwin" (Tweet). Retrieved March 4, 2019 – via Twitter.

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