The executive producers and co-stars of the cable drama, who carried on with the session, say the first 12-episode season has been shot and is in the can.
Swayze plays an FBI veteran who takes on a rookie partner (former TV Tarzan Travis Fimmel). Swayze, who talks about his ordeal with Barbara Walters on a recent ABC special, is suffering with inoperable pancreatic cancer and is undergoing treatments.
He's been an inspiration for me," said Fimmel, who called Swayze "fearless." Added director/executive producer Michael Dinner, who talked about the rigors of shooting a weekly hour drama, "most of us will get tired before he will."