Open Heart (TV series)

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Open Heart
Genre
Created byLinda Schuyler
Developed by
  • Ramona Barckert
  • Brendan Gall
  • Miklos Perlus
  • Chris Pozzebon
Written by
  • Chris Pozzebon
  • Ramona Barckert
  • Brendan Gall
  • Scott Oleszkowicz
Starring
Country of origin
  • United States
  • Canada
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes12 (list of episodes)
Production
Production location(s)Canada
Running time22 minutes
Production company(s)
DistributorDHX Media
Release
Original network
Picture format
Original releaseJanuary 20 (2015-01-20) – March 31, 2015 (2015-03-31)

Open Heart is a 2015 American-Canadian mystery-drama television series produced by the Epitome Pictures unit of DHX Media in association with marblemedia. It first aired on January 20, 2015, on TeenNick in the United States and previously on YTV; now currently on ABC Spark in Canada.[1]

Premise[edit]

The series centers on teenager Dylan Blake who was sentenced to community service at her family's Open Heart hospital for breaking and entering and stealing a car. While there, she decides to use her position to solve the mystery behind the disappearance of her missing father and secrets that her family may be hiding.

Cast[edit]

Main cast[edit]

  • Karis Cameron as Dylan Blake, the main protagonist of the show who is determined to find her missing father.
  • Justin Kelly as Wes Silver, a volunteer at Open Heart and Dylan's love interest.
  • Cristine Prosperi as Mikayla Walker, a volunteer at Open Heart and a good friend of Dylan's.
  • Tori Anderson as London Blake, a doctor at Open Heart and Dylan's sister.
  • Jenny Cooper as Jane Blake, a doctor at Open Heart and Dylan and London's mother.

Recurring cast[edit]

  • Jeffrey Douglas as Richard Blake, Dylan's missing father.
  • Sasha Clements as Rayna Sherazi, one of Dylan's old friends from her "bling ring".
  • Nahanni Johnstone as Veronica Rykov, the woman last seen with Dylan's father and is related to his disappearance.
  • Elena Juatco as Scarlet McWhinnie, a doctor at Open Heart whose stunning beauty often leaves her razor sharp medical skills underestimated by others
  • Kevin McGarry as Timothy "Hud" Hudson, a doctor at Open Heart and an ex-Army medic.
  • Dylan Everett as Teddy Ralston, Dylan's ex-boyfriend from her "bling ring".
  • Mena Massoud as Jared Malik, supervisor over the volunteers at Open Heart and Mikayla's love interest
  • Patrick Kwok-Choon as Seth Park, a doctor at Open Heart and London's boyfriend.
  • Jacob Neayem as Donny Mara, a gang member and stepcousin of Seth.
  • Darrell Dennis at Det. Darryl Goodis, the main detective in the case of Richard Blake's disappearance.
  • Donovan Brown as Drew, one of Dylans old friends from her "bling ring".
  • Sam Efford as Drew, one of Dylans old friends from her "bling ring".

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production code U.S. viewers
(in millions)
1"Last Things First (Part One)"Stefan BrogenChris PozzebonJanuary 20, 2015 (2015-01-20)101N/A
2"Last Things First (Part Two)"Stefan BrogenChris PozzebonJanuary 20, 2015 (2015-01-20)102N/A
3"Unknown Soldier"Stefan BrogenChris PozzebonJanuary 27, 2015 (2015-01-27)103N/A
4"Private Eyes"Stefan BrogenChris PozzebonFebruary 3, 2015 (2015-02-03)1040.219[2]
5"In Plain Sight"Stefan BrogenChris PozzebonFebruary 10, 2015 (2015-02-10)105N/A
6"Lockdown"Stefan BrogenChris PozzebonFebruary 17, 2015 (2015-02-17)1060.190[3]
7"Connected"Stefan BrogenChris PozzebonFebruary 24, 2015 (2015-02-24)107N/A
8"Ancient History"Stefan BrogenChris PozzebonMarch 3, 2015 (2015-03-03)1080.282[4]
9"Password"Stefan BrogenChris PozzebonMarch 10, 2015 (2015-03-10)1090.261[5]
10"Paying for It"Stefan BrogenChris PozzebonMarch 17, 2015 (2015-03-17)1100.218[6]
11"Trust Fund"Stefan BrogenChris PozzebonMarch 24, 2015 (2015-03-24)1110.161[7]
12"Time Out of Mind"Stefan BrogenRamona Barckert
Chris Pozzebon
March 31, 2015 (2015-03-31)1120.148[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Epitome Pictures Starts Production on Open Heart For YTV in Canada and Teennick in the U.S." CNW. August 5, 2014. Retrieved October 26, 2014.
  2. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (February 4, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 25 Tuesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 2.3.2015". ShowBuzzDaily. Archived from the original on February 5, 2015. Retrieved March 25, 2016.
  3. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (February 19, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 25 Tuesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 2.17.2015". ShowBuzzDaily. Archived from the original on February 21, 2015. Retrieved March 25, 2016.
  4. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (March 4, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 25 Tuesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 3.3.2015". ShowBuzzDaily. Archived from the original on March 5, 2015. Retrieved March 25, 2016.
  5. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (March 11, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 25 Tuesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 3.10.2015". ShowBuzzDaily. Archived from the original on March 13, 2015. Retrieved March 25, 2016.
  6. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (March 18, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 25 Tuesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 3.17.2015". ShowBuzzDaily. Archived from the original on March 19, 2015. Retrieved March 25, 2016.
  7. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (March 25, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 25 Tuesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 3.24.2015". ShowBuzzDaily. Archived from the original on March 28, 2015. Retrieved March 25, 2016.
  8. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (April 1, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 25 Tuesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 3.31.2015". ShowBuzzDaily. Archived from the original on April 3, 2015. Retrieved March 25, 2016.

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