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Lifeguard! is a documentary television show that shows viewers what life is like for lifeguards working at beaches in Southern California. The show is hosted by Chris Emerson. Each episode visits a different beach along the California coast where lifeguards work to keep beach goers safe. Lifeguards deal with rip currents, jellyfish, sharks sighting, and missing children.

Rescues made by lifeguards and paramedics on the show are real life rescues and often victims and their families are interviewed.

Wednesday 8:00 PM et/pt on The Weather Channel
2 Seasons, 26 Episodes
February 23, 2012
Action & Adventure, Documentary & Biography, Drama, Kids & Family
Cast: Christopher Emerson

Lifeguard! Full Episode Guide

  • Two swimmers are in dangerous territory when they get caught in a rip current, while lifeguards patrol the U.S. Open surfing competition.

  • Several dozen swimmers get caught in a strong rip current; and a fight among surfers is defused.

  • Swimmers and surfers get into trouble at a world-famous spot known as the Wedge, while a crew head 30 miles inland to a lake to search for a missing man.

  • A crew attempts to save a surfer who's been underwater for several minutes, while others help a man who collapsed from heat exhaustion.

  • A huge swell creates chaos for boat crews at California's Huntington State Beach, while lifeguards from all over the state compete to see who's the best.

  • A swimmer goes missing in San Diego, while lifeguards race to save a drowning boy in Newport Beach, Cal.

  • Two San Diego guards patrol New Zealand beaches in their off-season. Meanwhile, stingrays cause problems off a California beach.

  • A 16-year-old boy is injured from a cliff-jump accident; a child can't be found on a state beach.

  • Rescuers help a diver whose heart has stopped; and two sisters are stranded on a cliff.

  • The lifeguards and paramedics team up to save a heart-attack victim; and two spear fishermen are trapped in high surf.

  • In San Diego, lifeguards try to save a drowning teen and the dive team searches for a missing diver.

  • San Diego personnel rescue a mother suffering from hypothermia; rescuers in Del Mar, Cal., battle dangerous currents.

  • Lifeguards in Newport Beach keep a watchful eye on a legendary surf spot, as it produces dangerously large waves. While in San Diego, guards race to rescue an elderly man on an isolated beach.

  • A speedboat race keeps personnel busy; an elderly swimmer is missing in unseasonably cold waters.

  • Lifeguards in San Diego spot a Great White Shark in the waters of the city's most popular beach.

  • Lifeguards in La Jolla, CA deploy a full search and rescue effort for a missing scuba diver. Guards in Mission Beach respond to a young woman having seizures on the beach.

  • Lifeguards in San Diego witness a highflying crash in the coastal cliffs and must rush the victim to the hospital as quickly as possible.

  • In Long Beach, Lifeguards must carefully handle a very explosive situation. Meanwhile in San Diego, a child goes missing on the city's busiest beach.

  • Lifeguards in San Diego must rescue a surfer caught in monster waves. While in Huntington Beach, a young boy is badly cut in the ocean. Then, danger unfolds at the boat launch in Long Beach.

  • Following a violent storm in the Pacific Ocean, the San Diego Lifeguards race to save a man who's been caught in the high surf. While in Huntington Beach, guards respond to an unsettling report of "Unknown Trouble."

  • Lifeguards in Newport Beach race to find a 17-year-old boy who has been buried alive by a sand collapse. Lifeguards in San Diego patrol a popular, but hazardous cliff diving location.

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