Hallmark Channel Announces a Season Eight Renewal of the Network’s Highly Rated and Longest-Running Original Series ‘When Calls the Heart’
Currently ending its seventh season, the hit drama’s ratings momentum continues, with this season’s previous episode ranking as the highest-rated episode in the series’ history.
STUDIO CITY, CA – April 26, 2020 – Hallmark Channel has ordered an eighth season of the network’s original, primetime drama series “When Calls the Heart.” It was announced today by series star Erin Krakow during the season seven finale of the hit show.
Currently ending its seventh season, the hit drama “When Calls the Heart’s” ratings momentum continues, with this season’s previous episode 7009 ranking as the highest-rated episode in the series’ history. The program ranked as the #1 original scripted series of the week and marks the #2 original scripted series on ad-supported cable in 2020-to-date among Households, Total Viewers and Women 18+. On a Live +3 basis, the program delivered a 3.3 Household rating, 3.1 million Total Viewers, and 477,000 Women 25-54. The episode reached over 3.7 million unduplicated total viewers.
Source: Nielsen, December 30, 2019 – April 19, 2020