or


[05/20/13 - 12:25 PM]
Bruce Boxleitner Added to Cast as Series Regular in Hallmark Channel's "Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove"
Andie MacDowell, Dylan Neal and Teryl Rothery also star in the series, premiering Saturday, July 20.

[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]

BRUCE BOXLEITNER ADDED TO CAST AS SERIES REGULAR IN HALLMARK CHANNEL'S "DEBBIE MACOMBER'S CEDAR COVE"

Primetime Series Stars Andie MacDowell and Dylan Neal; Two-Hour World Premiere July 20

Hallmark Channel announces Bruce Boxleitner ("TRON," "Babylon 5," "Scarecrow and Mrs. King") has been cast as a series regular in Hallmark Channel's first-ever primetime series, "Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove." The two-hour drama is set to premiere Saturday, July 20 (8 p.m. ET/PT, 7C), with Boxleitner joining the cast regularly as Bob Beldon, owner of the local Cedar Cove Inn, Thyme and Tide.

The series is based on the bestselling book series Cedar Cove by #1 New York Times bestselling author, Debbie Macomber and stars Andie MacDowell ("Four Weddings and a Funeral," "Groundhogs Day") along with Dylan Neal ("Dawson's Creek," "The Bold and the Beautiful"), Sarah Smyth ("50/50," "Call Me Fitz"), Paula Shaw ("Freddy vs Jason," "Hitched For The Holidays") and Brennan Elliott ("Strong Medicine"). As previously announced, Teryl Rothery ("Stargate SG-1," "Kyle XY," "Dragon Ball") has been cast as a series regular playing Grace, Judge Olivia Lockhart's (MacDowell) best friend.

A native mid-westerner, Boxleitner received his formal acting training on stage and is an alumnus of Chicago's prestigious Goodman Theatre. Boxleitner's big break occurred when he was cast opposite James Arness in the pilot for the epic TV series "How the West Was Won" and he went on to star in the CBS series "Bring 'em Back Alive." In 1982, Boxleitner was cast as the title role in Disney's cult film "TRON" which garnered him sci-fi fans worldwide. However, it was in Boxleitner's four-year run for CBS's "Scarecrow and Mrs. King," starring opposite Kate Jackson, which endeared him to fans everywhere and made him a household name. In 1994, Boxleitner joined the cast of the popular TV series "Babylon 5" as John Sheridan, President of the Interstellar Alliance.

Boxleitner most recently starred with Jeff Bridges in "TRON: Legacy," the popular motion picture sequel to "TRON." In addition, Boxleitner reprised his role in "TRON: Uprising" on Disney's XD TV network, his first animated TV series. Boxleitner was inducted into the Hall of Great Western Performers at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City in April 2012, honoring him for his illustrious career in western films and is a two-time recipient of the Wrangler Award. In 1999, Boxleitner authored Frontier Earth and in 2001, its sequel, Frontier Earth: Searcher, published by The Berkley Publishing Group.

"Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove" is a 16 Lighthouse Road Productions Ltd. production. Executive Producers are Dan Wigutow, Caroline Moore, Ron French, Debbie Macomber and Harvey Kahn. The series is produced by Connie Dolphin with Steve Harmaty as Co-Executive Producer. The pilot was directed by Michael M. Scott, written by Bruce Graham ("Debbie Macomber's Trading Christmas") and was adapted from material from Debbie Macomber's series of books, Cedar Cove. Carl Binder is the show runner for the series.

Hallmark Channel, owned and operated by Crown Media Holdings, Inc., is a 24-hour basic cable network that provides a diverse slate of high-quality entertainment programming available in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) to a national audience of 87 million subscribers. Hallmark Channel is the nation's leading destination for quality family programming with an ambitious slate of original TV movies and specials, as well as some of television's most beloved sitcoms and series, including The Golden Girls, Frasier, and Happy Days. The channel is also home to a range of lifestyle programming, anchored by Home & Family, a daily two-hour live show shot in a fully functional house located on the Universal Studios lot, and Marie, a one-hour talk show hosted by iconic entertainer, Marie Osmond. Hallmark Channel's sibling network, Hallmark Movie Channel, also available in HD and SD, focuses on family-friendly movies with a mix of original films, classic theatrical releases, and presentations from the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame library.

Hallmark Channel on Social Media: Facebook, Twitter (Join the conversation at #HeartofTV), Pinterest, GetGlue, YouTube





  [may 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· CEDAR COVE (HALLMARK)











[08/26/14 - 07:49 AM]
"The 66th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" Posts NBC's Highest-Rated Monday in Metered-Market Households, Excluding Olympics, In Seven Years
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 25.

[08/26/14 - 07:01 AM]
Little Big Town Joins Darius Rucker to Announce Final Nominees for "The 48th Annual CMA Awards" on ABC's "Good Morning America"
"The combination of Little Big Town and Darius Rucker announcing the final nominees for the 2014 CMA Awards is something you don't want to miss," said CMA Chief Executive Officer Sarah Trahern.

[08/26/14 - 06:15 AM]
CNBC Renews "Restaurant Startup" for a Second Season
10 original hour-long episodes will premiere in January 2015.

[08/25/14 - 08:01 PM]
66th Emmy Awards Winners List
"Breaking Bad" was honored as Outstanding Drama Series while "Modern Family" was named Outstanding Comedy Series.

[08/25/14 - 01:04 PM]
"The Kelly Cutrone Project" Premieres Saturday, September 6 on CW Seed
"I wanted to create a show that would thrive and live on the internet that spoke directly to young people, and CW Seed was the perfect place to open that discussion," says Cutrone.

[08/25/14 - 12:30 PM]
New Era of "Doctor Who" Begins with Highest Rated Season Premiere Ever on BBC America
BBC America spins the numbers for Saturday, August 23.

[08/25/14 - 12:24 PM]
China's Dragon TV to Air 10 Episodes of The Goddesses' New Clothes Based on NBC's "Fashion Star"
The 10-episode series, "The Goddesses' New Clothes," premiered on Dragon TV on Saturday, August 23.

[08/25/14 - 12:05 PM]
"Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend" Arena Tour Teams with Discovery Education and Step Up to Provide Tickets for Outstanding Educators, Mentors and Mentees Across the U.S.
In each of the eight U.S. cities the tour will visit this fall, pairs of tickets will be distributed via Discovery Education and Step Up.

[08/25/14 - 10:13 AM]
The Fourth Season of the Hub Network's Emmy(R) Award-Winning Series "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series" Returns with Outstanding New and Returning Guest Stars, October 4
China Anne McClain, Sean Giambrone, Mason Cook, Luke Benward, Nolan Gould, Joey King, Freya Tingley and Margot Kidder are among those on tap.

[08/25/14 - 09:48 AM]
Animal Planet's Going Into Labor This Holiday Weekend with the "Labor Live" Multimedia Event
Plus: look for the return of "Mud Lovin' Rebels" this Sunday beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/25/14 - 09:46 AM]
Destination America Dares to Find the Most Petrifying Beasts in America in the All-New Series "Alaska Monsters"
The network's latest entry bows Friday, September 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/25/14 - 09:42 AM]
Last Night's "Big Brother" Is the Biggest Brother of the Summer
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, August 24.

[08/25/14 - 09:25 AM]
We're Not in Kansas Anymore: ID's New Series "Dead on Arrival" Features Big City Dreams Turned Deadly Nightmares
The newcomer launches Wednesday, September 3 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/25/14 - 09:19 AM]
Lifetime Orders Glen Mazzara's "Damien" Straight to Series
Based on the classic horror film, The Omen, the series follows the adult life of Damien Thorn, the mysterious child from the 1976 motion picture who has grown up, seemingly unaware of the satanic forces around him.

[08/25/14 - 09:16 AM]
All Facets of the World Wide Web Will Be Explored and Exposed When "Tosh.0" Returns with New Episodes Debuting on Tuesday, August 26 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
In addition, "Tosh.0" checks in on a few people from past "Web Redemptions" and "CeWEBrity Profiles" including X-12, Antoine Dodson, Bad Finger and of course, Fanny (a.k.a. Risky Business Girl).