ADDITIONAL NOTES: completed airing its second season on 6/13/15; has yet to be renewed for a third season
DESCRIPTION: (from Hallmark's press release, January 2015) The sweeping frontier drama that captured legions of loyal viewers in its first season, Hallmark Channel's Original Primetime Series "When Calls the Heart," will return in a very special, two-hour Season 2 World Premiere Event, April 4th (9 pm ET/PT, 8C). The enchanting romance, adventure and drama of the beloved 19th century mining town Coal Valley continues in Season 2, featuring the return of series stars Lori Loughlin ("Full House," "90210"), Erin Krakow ("Army Wives"), Daniel Lissing ("Last Resort") and Jack Wagner becomes a series regular ("The Bold and the Beautiful"). Kristina Wagner ("General Hospital") joins the cast in the third episode of season 2. The highly anticipated and long-awaited season premiere of the series, based on the bestselling series of books by Janette Oke, will follow the residents of the Western Frontier mining town Coal Valley as they navigate matters of the heart during uncertain times in the wake of the mine disaster investigation.