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[01/11/18 - 06:02 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces February 2018 Original Programming Premieres
"My Secret Valentine," "Very, Very, Valentine," "Cooking with Love" and "Wedding March 3: Here Comes the Bride" are among the original movies part of "Countdown to Valentine's Day."

[11/30/17 - 03:13 PM]
Sunday Night Is Family Night on Hallmark Channel - The Season Five Debut of "When Calls the Heart" Is Joined by the Premiere of New Series "Meet the Peetes" Sunday, February 18
"Meet the Peetes" follows the lives of Holly Robinson Peete, Rodney Peete and their multigenerational family.

[10/03/17 - 06:03 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Network's First-Ever "Countdown to Christmas Preview Show," Starring Candace Cameron Bure Premieres Exclusively, October 22
Bure's guest stars include close friends, Lori Loughlin and Jodie Sweetin. Hallmark Channel's rescued and adopted pet, Happy The Dog also stars in the special.

[09/13/17 - 10:07 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Premiere Dates for "Countdown to Christmas"
From Friday, October 27, until Sunday, December 31, audiences will be able to immerse themselves in feel-good holiday fare throughout the season.

[07/27/17 - 08:43 PM]
Season Five of Hallmark Channel's "When Calls the Heart" Premieres with Two-Hour Sneak Peek During "Countdown to Christmas"
In February 2018, the saga of Hope Valley will continue with 10, one-our weekly episodes.

[07/27/17 - 08:41 PM]
Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Celebrate Their Biggest Holiday Seasons Yet During Popular "Countdown to Christmas" and "The Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas" Annual Programming Events
Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries will light up audiences' homes with a record number of 33 new, original holiday world premiere movies in 2017.

[04/24/17 - 09:05 AM]
Hallmark Channel Renews "When Calls the Heart" for Season Five
The series boasts a passionate fan base known as the #Hearties, who have become a social media phenomenon, making "When Calls the Heart" one of the network's most social series.

[12/28/16 - 12:52 PM]
Hallmark Channel Wraps up Christmas with Highest-Rated Program of Day and Week
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of December 19-25.

[11/28/16 - 09:26 AM]
Residents of Hope Valley Pull Together to Create a Special Holiday "When Calls the Heart Christmas"
Season four of the popular drama series returns early 2017.

[10/18/16 - 06:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Full Line-Up of Original Premieres During "Countdown to Christmas"
Highlights include "When Calls the Heart Christmas" on Christmas Day.

[07/27/16 - 09:03 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Top-Rated Holiday Programming Extravaganza "Countdown to Christmas" Returns with Most Ambitious Round-the-Clock Schedule Ever, Beginning October 28
This year's non-stop holiday programming schedule includes a two-hour "When Calls the Heart" holiday special event based on the network's popular series premiering Christmas Day.

[04/15/16 - 01:10 PM]
The Season 3 Finale of Hallmark Channel's "When Calls the Heart" Becomes the Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Episode in the Series' History
As announced on Hallmark Channel's daily lifestyle series "Home & Family" earlier this week, the network has confirmed a fourth season for the frontier drama series.

[03/18/16 - 10:31 AM]
"When Calls the Heart" Breaks Hallmark Channel's Social Media Records for the 3rd Consecutive Week
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 13.

[03/11/16 - 11:01 AM]
"When Calls the Heart" Garners a 2.0 HH Rating and 2.3 Million Total Viewers on a Live+3 Basis
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 6.

[03/04/16 - 11:33 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "When Calls the Heart" Debuts the Third Episode of Season 3, Garnering a 2.1 Live+3 HH Rating
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 28.

[02/09/16 - 08:01 AM]
"When Calls the Heart" Season Three Premieres Sunday, February 21
In season three, Elizabeth (Erin Krakow) puts down roots in Hope Valley after spending extended time in Hamilton with her family.

[12/30/15 - 10:33 AM]
Hallmark Channel Celebrates a Successful New Year with the Premiere of "When Calls the Heart: New Year's Wish"
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, December 26.

[09/28/15 - 06:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Fan Favorite and Network's Most Social Original Series of All-Time, "When Calls the Heart," Starts Production on Season Three
Look for a special two-hour television event this December.

[07/30/15 - 06:01 AM]
Crown Media Family Networks, Home of Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, Celebrates Unprecedented Ratings Growth and Success with the Most Ambitious Family Entertainment Programming Slate in the Company's History
Highlights include: Treat Williams and Jesse Metcalfe have been cast in the new limited series "Chesapeake Shores," to premiere this fall.

[07/28/15 - 04:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Fan Favorite and Network's Most Social Original Series of All-Time, "When Calls the Heart," Is Renewed for Season Three
Hallmark Channel has ordered 10-hours of the season, with a special 2-hour sneak peek premiering Holiday 2015.

[06/19/15 - 08:31 AM]
"When Calls the Heart" Season 2 Strikes a Chord with Viewers On-Air and in Social
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/30/15 - 01:26 PM]
"When Calls the Heart" Is Off to a Strong Start with a 2.1 HH Rating and 2.3 Million Total Viewers, Based on L+3 Data
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for Saturday, April 25.

[03/05/15 - 04:06 AM]
Date and Time Change for Hallmark Channel's "When Calls the Heart" Season 2 Premiere
The show's sophomore run - originally set for Saturday, April 4 - will now kick off on Saturday, April 25.

[01/08/15 - 10:57 AM]
Sweeping Romance and Thrilling Adventure Return in a Special Two-Hour Season 2 Premiere on April 4 of Hallmark Channel's Original Primetime Series "When Calls the Heart"
Lori Loughlin, Erin Krakow, Daniel Lissing and Jack Wagner co-star in the series, which will also featured new cast member Kristina Wagner.

[11/13/14 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 13
Updates include: CBS gives "The McCarthys" two additional scripts; Netflix on track to revive "Longmire"; and VH1 is in talks to bring back MTV's "The Osbournes."

[05/05/14 - 06:06 AM]
Hallmark Channel's Top Rated Original Primetime Series "When Calls the Heart" Earns a Second Season Renewal
Since its premiere on January 11, the series has consistently rated top five in its Saturday night timeslot and has been seen by more than 12.3 million unduplicated viewers.

[04/01/14 - 12:20 PM]
Season Finale for Hallmark Channel's Second Original Scripted Series, "When Calls the Heart," Finishes on Top
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, March 29.

[03/25/14 - 10:51 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "When Calls The Heart" Marks Series High, Garnering a 1.8 Household Rating
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, March 22.

[03/13/14 - 01:01 PM]
Hallmark Channel Greenlights Production on "Chesapeake Shores" the Network's Newest Primetime Original Scripted Series Set to Premiere in 2015
The series would be the fourth original primetime series for the network, following the network's other original series, "Cedar Cove," "When Calls the Heart" and "Signed, Sealed, Delivered."

[03/11/14 - 11:35 AM]
Original Programming Thrives at Hallmark Channel
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of March 3-9.

[02/18/14 - 11:16 AM]
"When Calls the Heart" Adds Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) Winning Actor James Brolin to the Cast
Brolin will play Judge Jedidiah Black in the season one finale of the primetime series airing Saturday, March 29 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/11/14 - 01:54 PM]
Hallmark Channel Marks a Strong Weekend with Two Original Premieres
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, February 8.

[01/14/14 - 12:04 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Second Original Scripted Series, "When Calls the Heart," Off to a Strong Start with Season Premiere Earning a 1.5 HH RTG
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, January 11.

[01/11/14 - 08:09 PM]
Patricia Richardson Stars as a Housekeeper Who Plays Matchmaker for Erin Krakow in "Chance at Romance" a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, February 8
Ryan McPartlin and Kaitlin Doubleday also star in the project.

[12/16/13 - 01:22 PM]
Hallmark Channel Moves Up "When Calls the Heart" Series Premiere to Saturday, January 11
Originally set for Sundays at 8:00/7:00c, the new series will now air Saturdays at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/18/13 - 06:08 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Premiere Date for Its Next Original Primetime Scripted Series, "When Calls the Heart," Begins Sunday, January 12
Erin Krakow, Daniel Lissing and Lori Loughlin star in this ensemble period piece set against the backdrop of the western frontier.

[09/06/13 - 02:48 PM]
Date Change for Two Upcoming Hallmark Channel October Premieres
"Signed, Sealed & Delivered" (formerly "Dead Letters") and "When Calls The Heart" will both move back a week to Saturday, October 12 and 19, respectively.

[07/24/13 - 11:01 AM]
"When Calls the Heart," Hallmark Channel's Newest Original Primetime Series Kicks Off with a 2-Hour Special Extended Pilot on October 5
Jean Smart, Lori Loughlin, Maggie Grace, Stephen Amell, Daniel Sharman and Poppy Drayton star in the project, which returns as a series in January 2014.

[06/18/13 - 02:09 PM]
Gov. Hickenlooper and Bill Abbott, President & CEO, Hallmark Channel & Hallmark Movie Channel Announce New TV Series to Be Shot in Colorado
"When Calls the Heart" will be shot in the gorgeous surroundings of Telluride, Colorado.

[03/21/13 - 11:43 AM]
Hallmark Channel Greenlights Second Primetime Series "When Calls the Heart", Kicking Off With 2-Hour Original Movie World Premiere Event on October 5
The debut film stars Jean Smart, Lori Loughlin, Maggie Grace, Stephen Amell, Daniel Sharman and newcomer Poppy Drayton.

[03/21/13 - 11:37 AM]
Hallmark Channel Redoubles Commitment to Building a Lineup of Quality Original Scripted Series for Primetime
On tap is the 10-episode serial "When Calls the Heart", based on the book series by best-selling author Janette Oke.

[03/21/13 - 11:35 AM]
Hallmark Channel, the Leading Destination for Original, Quality, Family Content, Unveils its 2013-14 Programming Schedule at Annual Upfront
Highlights include its second primetime series and three back-door pilots in development based on works from award-winning writers.

[03/14/12 - 11:09 AM]
Crown Media Unveils Bold, New Directions in Programming for Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel at the Annual Upfront Presentation to Advertisers
The cable channel gives an overview of today's various programming announcements.

[03/14/12 - 11:08 AM]
The Industry's Leading Producer of Original Movies for Television, Hallmark Channel, in Development on First-Ever Original Primetime Series
Movie pilots for these two series, "Cedar Cove" and "When Calls the Heart," will be produced in 2012 for broadcast during the 2012-2013 season.







WHEN CALLS THE HEART (HALLMARK)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/19/13 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (winter 2018)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
5 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Hallmark Channel's press release, November 2017) Sunday nights on Hallmark Channel is family night when season five of beloved series "When Calls the Heart" returns Sunday, February 18, at 9 p.m. ET/PT, immediately followed by the premiere of new docuseries "Meet the Peetes" at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The addition of "Meet the Peetes," which follows the lives of Holly Robinson Peete, Rodney Peete and their multigenerational family along with the upcoming January launch of the sitcom "Full House," further solidifies the network's position as the family-friendly destination on television. Candace Cameron Bure, Lori Loughlin and Jodie Sweetin, stars from Crown Media Family Networks hit movies and series, started their careers on "Full House" and now fans can watch every episode from the beginning on Hallmark Channel. With the series' timeless themes of the importance of friends and family and the valuable life lessons that are often part of the storylines, Hallmark Channel is the ideal home for "Full House." In season five of "When Calls the Heart," the network's longest running primetime series, Elizabeth (Erin Krakow) anxiously awaits news of Jack (Daniel Lissing), who has returned to the Northern Territories, while she focuses on teaching her students and dreams of the day when Jack comes home safely and they can plan their wedding. Meanwhile, she gets an unexpected visit from her sister Julie (Charlotte Hegele), who reveals to Elizabeth the surprising career path she's decided to take. Abigail (Lori Loughlin) is faced with a new crisis as mayor of Hope Valley when looming financial troubles for the town also impact Lee's (Kavan Smith) operations at the mill. Ever the dedicated wife to Lee, Rosemary (Pascale Hutton) keeps busy at Dottie's (Erica Carroll) dress shop as she works to make Hope Valley more fashionable. Sheriff Bill Avery (Jack Wagner) keeps Hope Valley safe, as well as maintaining a close eye on Gowen (Martin Cummins), as the former mayor continues to adjust to his new life as a laborer at Lee's mill. Gowen keeps tabs on the town's business and offers unsolicited advice to Abigail, who's not sure if his intentions are honorable. Doctor Carson Shephard's (Paul Greene) skills are put to the test when an unknown sickness sweeps through town, he opens his heart to love again and takes a risk that could save or take the life of someone he cares for.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Daniel Lissing as Jack Thornton
· Erin Krakow as Elizabeth Thatcher (Series)
· Lori Loughlin as Abigail Stanton
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Daniel Sharman as TBA
· Jean Smart as Frances Tunnecliffe
· Maggie Grace as Elizabeth
· Poppy Drayton as Elizabeth Thatcher (Pilot)
· Stephen Amell as TBA
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brad Krevoy as EP
· Brian Bird as EP
· David Kappes as PROD
· Francisco Gonzalez as EP
· Janette Oke as BOOK
· Jimmy Townsend as EP
· Laurette Bourassa as PROD
· Michael Landon, Jr. as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Roman Viaris as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Believe Pictures
· Brad Krevoy Television
· Jordan Films