Baywatch

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Template:Infobox television Baywatch was a popular American television show about lifeguards who patrol the crowded beaches of Los Angeles County. The show ran from 1989 to 2001.

Baywatch premiered on NBC in 1989, but was cancelled after only one season. Feeling the series had potential, David Hasselhoff revived it for the first-run syndication market in 1991, investing his own money and additionally functioning as executive producer.

The show starred David Hasselhoff as Mitch Buchannon. Trademarks of the show include slow motion running of the attractive lifeguards, notably Pamela Anderson and Hasselhoff. Many different actors and actresses were featured on the show, most appearing for only a few seasons.

In season 10, the location of the show was changed to Hawaii and the show's name was changed to Baywatch Hawaii.

The show was hugely successful, especially internationally. The show led to a spin-off: Baywatch Nights and a reunion movie, Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding.

In 2004, DreamWorks announced they had bought the rights to create a new theatrical Baywatch movie. It was not announced, however, whether any original cast members would return for the movie or if it would follow the same story line. The movie was slated for release in 2006.

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