Where is Carter series filmed? See Hallmark Series Cast

The 2018 comedy drama series Carter takes us to a beautiful American village through its charming locations, but the actual shooting was done in Canada.

Created and written by Garry Campbell, the show is about a famous Hollywood actor named Harley Carter, who returns home after an embarrassing public meltdown.

The first episode of the series premiered on 15 May 2018, and, the second season premiered on 25 October 2019.

Produced by Sony Pictures Television and Bell Media, the show was released on CTV Drama Channel inside Canada.

Carter Series Filming Locations

The Hallmark mystery TV series ‘Carter’ was filmed in North Bay, Ontario. Principal shooting for the first season was done done in 2017, as per local media outlets.

Carter series filming in North Bay, Ontario
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Let’s have a look at those places where the movie was filmed.

North Bay, Ontario

The downtown area of North Bay has been featured throughout the show. It was the main filming location for the Hallmark TV series Carter, starring Jerry O’Connell and Sydney Tamiia Poitier.

Aerial shots capture the cityscape, featuring the main commercial district along Main Street and surrounding streets like Ferguson, Oak, and Wyld.

Notable buildings that can be seen around Downtown North Bay includes, the Capitol Centre event venue, the North Bay Public Library, and the former City Hall building.

Trout Lake, Ontario

Trout Lake, a local recreational area, provided a picturesque natural backdrop. The 275-acre freshwater lake is located just west of downtown North Bay.

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The crew filmed beach and waterfront scenes along the sandy shores and captured the lake’s clear blue waters surrounded by mixed forests. While Trout Lake was used for the filming of suspenseful scenes, Lake Nipissing was utilized for other developing shots.

Lake Nipissing, Ontario

The series also highlights the beauty of Lake Nipissing, the third largest lake of Ontario. Even though, the specific scenes that were shot here are not known, we can confirm that the Lake has played a crucial role for some romantic scenes.

Capitol Centre, Ontario

A high-profile screening of the series premiere was held at the Capitol Centre, a 1,000-seat performing arts theater in downtown North Bay. Jerry O’Connell and the production crew attended the event, which drew a packed audience from the local community.

Ontario has emerged as a popular filming over the past two years, but this series was filmed way back when no one could even think of shooting a movie in Ontario.

You can recognize some of the recent Hallmark productions that were shot there like Shifting Gears, Paging Mr Darcy, Mom’s Christmas Boyfriend, How to Fall in Love By Christmas, etc.

Behind The Scenes

Actor Jerry O’Connell, who played the lead role of Harley in the series thanked the creators for giving him such a fantastic role. Moreover, he highlighted the area’s natural scenery, small-town hospitality, and ease of working on location.

The production capitalized on North Bay’s diverse urban and rural settings to depict the fictional town of Bishop in the show.

Carter (2018-2019 TV Series) Cast

  • Jerry O’Connell as Harley Carter
  • Sydney Tamiia Poitier as Det. Sam Shaw
  • Kristian Bruun as Dave Leigh
  • Chris Farquhar as Officer Rafalski
  • Brenda Kamino as Dot Yasuda
  • Matt Baram as Wes Holm
  • John Bourgeois as Angus Pershing
  • Lyriq Bent as Joyce Boyle
  • Varun Saranga as Vijay Gill
  • Denis Akiyama as Koji Yasuda
  • Naomi Snieckus as Delilah Halsey
  • Joanne Boland as Nicole Walker
  • Brooke Nevin as Winter Wood
  • Stefano DiMatteo as Marco Ciccone
  • Sabryn Rock as Simone Shaw

Where to watch Carter TV series?

Carter series is currently available for streaming on Hallmark Mystery Channel inside the United States.

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