Based on the classic Jack London adventure story, Call of the Wild follows the thrilling exploits of 18 year-old Miles Challenger and his loyal canine companion Buck. Thirteen episodes of the TV show first aired on Animal Planet from March 31 to June 26, 2000. Episodes feature our heroes battling nature’s toughest elements, hardened criminals and performing dangerous rescues.
This beautifully filmed series was nominated for a Leo Award for Best Cinematography in a Dramatic Series by Stephen McNutt and for Best Production Designer by Brian Davies in the episode called “The Attack.” Additionally, it was nominated for the 2000 Emmy for Outstanding Main Title Theme Music by Hal Beckett.
Series regulars include: Shane Meier (Miles Challenger), Nick Mancuso (John Thornton), Rachel Hayward (Adoley Thorton), William MacDonald (The Swede), Crystal Buble (Emma), Kathleen Duborg (Mercedes Levant), and Amber McWilliams (Amber Raab).