Medical Drama Skymed Lands On Universal TV Africa This May

"Pilots and Nurses and Bears, Oh My" - Epi#101 -- Hayley (Natasha Calis), Crystal (Morgan Holmstrom), Chopper (Praneet Akilla), Bodie (Ace Nadjiwon), Lexi (Mercedes Morris), Nowak (Thomas Elms), Tristan (Kheon Clarke), Wheezer (Aaron Ashmore), Jeremy (Braeden Clarke) Emma (Rebecca Kwan) and Madison (Emilia McCarthy) on the Paramount+ series SKYMED. Photo: Pief Weyman/Paramount+ ©Paramount+ 2021, All Rights Reserved. ©2021, All Rights Reserved.

Johannesburg, 18 April 2023 – NBCUniversal International Networks & Direct-To-Consumer today announced the launch of new medical drama, Skymed, on Universal TV Africa (DStv Channel 117) from Monday 8 May, with episodes available to stream on Universal+ immediately after airing.

Skymed follows the triumphs, heartbreaks and tribulations of budding nurses and pilots flying air ambulances in remote Northern Canada. Weaving together intense character journeys with high-stakes medical rescues, a diverse cast of young medical responders must rely on each other for survival at 20,000 feet in the air.

The series stars Natasha Calis (Nurses) as Hayley, Ace “Aason” Nadjiwon (Batwoman) as Bodie, Morgan Holmstrom (Siberia) as Crystal, Praneet Akilla (Nancy Drew) as Chopper, Thomas Elms (The Order) as Nowak, Mercedes Morris (Between) as Lexi, Kheon Clarke (Riverdale) as Tristan, and Braeden Clarke (Outlander) as Jeremy.

Skymed is produced by Piazza Entertainment in association with CBC and CBS Studios. The series is created by Julie Puckrin, who also serves as executive producer along with Vanessa Piazza, Ron Murphy and Gillian Hormel. The series is distributed internationally by Paramount Global Content Distribution.

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