Hallmark Channel has renewed period drama When Calls The Heart for Season 6, to premiere early 2019, RenewCancelTV has confirmed.
When Calls the Heart tells the captivating story of Elizabeth Thatcher (Erin Krakow), a young teacher accustomed to her high society life, who receives her first classroom assignment in Coal Valley, a small coalmining town where life is simple, but often fraught with challenges.
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HALLMARK CHANNEL ORDERS SEASON SIX
OF ORIGINAL, PRIMETIME DRAMA SERIES
‘WHEN CALLS THE HEART’
Series Propelled by Ongoing Ratings Growth in Season Five
NEW YORK, NY – March 21, 2018 – Hallmark Channel has ordered a sixth season of the network’s original, primetime drama series ”When Calls the Heart,” it was announced last night at Crown Media Family Networks’ upfront event. Currently in its fifth season, “When Calls the Heart’s” ratings momentum has carried over from season four. Thriving on a highly competitive Sunday night, the sweeping, frontier drama continues to build its audience.
“Most series experience a ratings decline with age, but ‘When Calls the Heart’ is bucking that trend thanks to our devoted fans who elevate the show to new levels each year,” said Michelle Vicary, Executive Vice President, Programming and Network Publicity, Crown Media Family Networks. “The compelling storytelling combined with our captivating cast keeps our viewers engaged and enthusiastic about the saga of Hope Valley, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to continue the journey in season six.”
Based on the book of the same name by Janette Oke, the series stars Erin Krakow (“Army Wives”), Lori Loughlin (“Fuller House,” “90210”), Daniel Lissing (“The Last Resort”), Jack Wagner (“The Bold and the Beautiful”), Pascale Hutton (“Sanctuary”) and Kavan Smith (“Supernatural”).
“When Calls the Heart” is an All Canadian Entertainment and WCTH 5 Production in association with Brad Krevoy Television and Believe Pictures. Brad Krevoy, Brian Bird, Michael Landon Jr., Alfonso H. Moreno, Paul Jackson, Cynthia J. Cohen, Neill Fearnley, Eric Jarboe, Susie Belzberg, Michael Shepard and Jimmy Townsend are executive producers. Derek Thompson, Elizabeth Stewart, Richard Manning, Lori Loughlin and Amanda Phillips Atkins are co-executive producers. Vicki Sotheran and Greg Malcolm serve as producers. Peter DeLuise, Mike Rohl and Martin Wood are supervising producers. Doran S. Chandler, Shelley Matheson and Vince Balzano serve as associate producers.
Stay tuned as we now monitor the renew/cancel status of When Calls The Heart Season 7…