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Open Heart
Genre
Created by Linda Schuyler
Developed by
  • Ramona Barckert
  • Brendan Gall
  • Miklos Perlus
  • Chris Pozzebon
Written by
  • Chris Pozzebon
  • Ramona Barckert
  • Brendan Gall
  • Scott Oleszkowicz
Starring
  • Karis Cameron
  • Justin Kelly
  • Cristine Prosperi
  • Tori Anderson
  • Jenny Cooper
  • Jeffrey Douglas
  • Sasha Clements
  • Nahanni Johnstone
  • Kevin McGarry
  • Dylan Everett
  • Mena Massoud
  • Patrick Kwok-Choon
  • Jacob Neayem
  • Darrell Dennis
Country of origin
  • United States
  • Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 12 (list of episodes)
Production
Production location(s) Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s)
Distributor DHX Media
Release
Original network
Picture format
Original release January 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 aired simultaneously on January 20, 2015 on TeenNick in the United States and YTV in Canada. Several months later, Canada's ABC Spark acquired the rights to air reruns of the show.

Premise

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

Main cast

  • 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

  • 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 Alex, one of Dylans old friends from her "bling ring".

Episodes

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date Prod.
code
U.S. viewers
(millions)
1 "Last Things First (Part One)" Stefan Brogen Chris Pozzebon January 20, 2015 (2015-01-20) 101 N/A
2 "Last Things First (Part Two)" Stefan Brogen Chris Pozzebon January 20, 2015 (2015-01-20) 102 N/A
3 "Unknown Soldier" Stefan Brogen Chris Pozzebon January 27, 2015 (2015-01-27) 103 N/A
4 "Private Eyes" Stefan Brogen Chris Pozzebon February 3, 2015 (2015-02-03) 104 0.219
5 "In Plain Sight" Stefan Brogen Chris Pozzebon February 10, 2015 (2015-02-10) 105 N/A
6 "Lockdown" Stefan Brogen Chris Pozzebon February 17, 2015 (2015-02-17) 106 0.190
7 "Connected" Stefan Brogen Chris Pozzebon February 24, 2015 (2015-02-24) 107 N/A
8 "Ancient History" Stefan Brogen Chris Pozzebon March 3, 2015 (2015-03-03) 108 0.282
9 "Password" Stefan Brogen Chris Pozzebon March 10, 2015 (2015-03-10) 109 0.261
10 "Paying for It" Stefan Brogen Chris Pozzebon March 17, 2015 (2015-03-17) 110 0.218
11 "Trust Fund" Stefan Brogen Chris Pozzebon March 24, 2015 (2015-03-24) 111 0.161
12 "Time Out of Mind" Stefan Brogen Ramona Barckert & Chris Pozzebon March 31, 2015 (2015-03-31) 112 0.148
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