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27 de enero de 2018

The Scoop: GH previews, teasers, and spoilers for the Week of January 29, 2018

Anna want Faison dead

A sneak peek at some of the action that will take place on GH during the week of January 29, 2018. Be sure to tune in to GH every weekday to see how everything plays out. Jordan has the wool pulled over her eyes

Curtis plans a special surprise

Stella shows some kindness

Anna wants answers

Anna does the unexpected

Anna is filled with disappointment

Peter's hands are tied

Sam makes a vow

Sam isn't interested in rendering aid

Drew's temper explodes

Sonny senses that something is off

An unsettling phone call leaves Sonny on edge

Jason is on a mission

Jason's plans go awry

Monica's guard is up

Griffin is filled with gratitude

Kiki finds herself in an awkward position, thanks to her mother

Valentin shows his softer side

Kevin seeks Franco out to discuss their project

Carly has a word of caution for Nelle

Maxie breathes a sigh of relief

A sneak peek at next week
Carly offers Jason words of encouragement

Alexis and Finn's friendship blossoms

Peter has an encounter with Lulu

Sam makes an appeal

Valentin refuses to leave Nina's side

Down the road previews
Valerie makes an appearance

A secret marriage is brought to light

Nelle pulls a few pages out of Carly's book to get what she wants

25 de enero de 2018


Daytime Emmy season is officially underway, and the first round of voting is complete. The prenominated actors below will advance to the Blue Ribbon round, where the top vote-getters will receive nominations in the acting categories. The nominations will be announced on March 21, and the awards show will take place on April 29.


Sharon Case, as Sharon Newman (Y&R)
Eileen Davidson, as Ashley Abbott (Y&R)
Melissa Claire Egan, as Chelsea Newman (Y&R)
Judi Evans, as Adrienne Kiriakis/Bonnie Lockhart (DAYS)
Mary Beth Evans, as Kayla Johnson (DAYS)
Nancy Lee Grahn, as Alexis Davis (GH)
Marci Miller, as Abigail Deveraux (DAYS)
Kelly Monaco, as Sam McCall (GH)
Gina Tognoni, as Phyllis Summers (Y&R)
Maura West, as Ava Jerome (GH)
Laura Wright, as Carly Corinthos (GH)


Peter Bergman, as Jack Abbott (Y&R)
Scott Clifton, as Liam Spencer (B&B)
Michael Easton, as Hamilton Finn (GH)
Billy Flynn, as Chad DiMera (DAYS)
Galen Gering, as Rafe Hernandez (DAYS)
Eric Martsolf, as Brady Black (DAYS)
John McCook, as Eric Forrester (B&B)
Billy Miller, as Jason Morgan/Drew (GH)
Stephen Nichols, as Steve “Patch” Johnson (DAYS)
James Reynolds, as Abe Carver (DAYS)


Marla Adams, as Dina Mergeron (Y&R)
Nadia Bjorlin, as Chloe Lane (DAYS)
Eileen Davidson, as Susan Banks/Kristen DiMera/Sister Mary Moira (DAYS)
Camryn Grimes, as Mariah Copeland (Y&R)
Susan Hayes, as Julie Williams (DAYS)
Elizabeth Hendrickson, as Chloe Mitchell (Y&R)
Lisa LoCicero, as Olivia Falconeri (GH)
Jacqueline MacInnes Wood, as Steffy Forrester Spencer (B&B)
Mishael Morgan, as Hilary Curtis (Y&R)
Arianne Zucker, as Nicole Walker (DAYS)


Darin Brooks, as Wyatt Spencer (B&B)
Steve Burton, as Jason Morgan/Patient 6 (GH)
Chad Duell, as Michael Corinthos (GH)
Bryton James, as Devon Hamilton (Y&R)
Wally Kurth, as Ned Quartermaine (GH)
Chandler Massey, as Will Horton (DAYS)
Anthony Montgomery, as Dr Andre Maddox (GH)
Greg Rikaart, as Kevin Baldwin (Y&R)
James Patrick Stuart, as Valentin Cassadine (GH)
Greg Vaughan, as Eric Brady (DAYS)


Reign Edwards, as Nicole Avant Forrester (B&B)
Hayley Erin, as Kiki Jerome (GH)
Cait Fairbanks, as Tessa Porter (Y&R)
Courtney Grosbeck, as Coco Spectra (B&B)
Olivia Rose Keegan, as Claire Brady (DAYS)
Victoria Konefal, as Ciara Brady (DAYS)
Chloe Lanier, as Nelle Benson (GH)
Eden McCoy, as Josslyn Jacks (GH)
Paige Searcy, as Jade Michaels (DAYS)
Lexie Stevenson, as Mattie Ashby (Y&R)


Lucas Adams, as Tripp Dalton (DAYS)
Rome Flynn, as Zende Forrester (B&B)
Pierson Fode, as Thomas Forrester (B&B)
Noah Alexander Gerry, as Charlie Ashby (Y&R)
James Lastovic, as Joey Johnson (DAYS)
Tristan Lake Leabu, as Reed Hellstrom (Y&R)
Casey Moss, as JJ Deveraux (DAYS)
Garren Stitt, as Oscar Nero (GH)
Anthony Turpel, as Ridge Forrester Jr “RJ” (B&B)
Hudson West, as Jake Webber (GH)

21 de febrero de 2017


Happy news, DAYS fans: NBC has renewed the show for another year. “We feel so privileged to be able to continue the remarkable legacy of DAYS OF OUR LIVES,” said Jennifer Salke, President, NBC Entertainment, in a statement.” “We thank [Executive Producer] Ken Corday and his team for their incredible accomplishments and look forward to all the stories from Salem that will continue to unfold.” Enthused Corday, “It’s a great day in Salem! We’re pleased to announce that after more than 51 years in the hearts and homes of our amazing fans, DAYS OF OUR LIVES will continue to be part of the NBC family. We are grateful to our incredible network and longstanding partner Sony for their continued support, and we look forward to what the future will bring under the new creative direction of the show. I’m especially proud to be able to shepherd DAYS into the new season, continuing my parents’ dream and the show’s legacy.” Steve Kent, Senior Executive Vice President, Programming, Sony Pictures Television, added, “DAYS OF OUR LIVES has a legacy of rich storytelling that has traveled across generations. Ken Corday and the cast and crew continue to deliver dynamic storylines and unforgettable performances, and we are proud to continue to bring this award-winning series to audiences both in the U.S. and around the world.”

13 de enero de 2017

Hallmark Channel News: On the Anniversary of its Final Episode, Relive ONE LIFE TO LIVE's Classic Moments!

On Jan. 13, 2012, ONE LIFE TO LIVE aired its last episode on ABC. Although OLTL and ALL MY CHILDREN were both canceled at the same time, OLTL aired its last show nearly four months after AMC gave its final bow.

OLTL made its debut on July 15, 1968, created by the late daytime legend Agnes Nixon. In the beginning, the soap focused around the Lord family, especially Viki Lord, played by Emmy winner Erika Slezak. But over the decades expanded its scope to encompass all the diverse citizens of Llanview.

After AMC moved production to California in 2009, OLTL remained the last daytime soap still filmed in New York City. But after nearly 43 years on the air, ABC announced OLTL’s cancelation on April 14, 2011. Prospect Park purchased the rights and broadcast an online relaunch of OLTL starting on April 29, 2013 via iTunes and Hulu, but it was sadly short-lived.

Celebrate the glory days of this beloved daytime institution in our special flashback gallery below!

To keep up on what your favorite OLTL stars are doing today, keep reading the ABC edition of Soaps In Depth magazine!

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OLTL cast photo circa 1976

Back row: Jeff Pomerantz (Peter), Doris Belack (Anna), Nat Polen (Jim)

Front row: Lee Patterson (Joe), Erika Slezak (Viki), Farley Granger (Will), Kathy Glass (Jenny), Nancy Pinkerton (Dorian)

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Gerald Anthony (Marco) and Judith Light (Karen) in 1979

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Robert S. Woods (Bo), Phil Carey (Asa), and Clint Richie (Clint) in 1980

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Jon Lopreno (Cord) and Marica Cross (Kate) on location in Argentina in 1987

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Erika Slezak's Viki takes a memorable trip to heaven in 1987 where she is reunited with Lee Paterson's Joe among other familiar faces.

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Chris McKenna (Joey), Kelly Cheston (Alana), and Ryan Phillippe (Billy) in 1992

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Erika Slezak (Viki), Hayden Panettiere (Sarah), Tuc Watkins (David), Tyler Noyes (C.J.) and Krista Tesreau (Tina) in 1994

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Nathan Fillion (Joey) and Robin Strasser (Dorian) in 1994

Roger Howarth (Todd) and Kassie DePaiva (Blair) with baby Starr

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Nathaniel Marston (Michael) and Kathy Brier (Marcie) in 2006

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Hillary B. Smith and Robert S. Woods dancing at Nora and Bo's 2010 wedding

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Michael Easton (John) and Melissa Archer (Natalie) in 2010

Brandon Buddy (Cole), Kristen Alderson (Starr), Brittany Underwood (Langston) and Jason Tam (Markko) in 2009

The Cramer women circa 2010: Kristen Alderson (Starr), Gina Tognoni (Kelly), Kassie DePaiva (Blair), Robin Strasser (Dorian), Laura Bonarrigo (Cassie), Brittany Underwood (Langston) and Melissa Fumero (Adriana)

Scott Evans (Fish) and Brett Claywell (Kyle) in 2009

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Florencia Lozano (Tea) and Kassie DePaiva (Blair) in 2009

The final cast and crew of OLTL posing for a holiday photo before taping the last episodes of the soap in 2011.

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17 de mayo de 2016

Hallmark Channel News --- MADDIE Y ABBY, EL REGRESO

¿Abby Lee y Maddie Ziegler trabajarán juntas en un nuevo proyecto?

Mientras disfrutamos del talento de la asombrosa Maddie en Dance Moms, no podemos evitar hacernos la pregunta: ¿Qué hará después del show? 
La muchacha, como no podía ser de otra manera, está llena de ideas y proyectos por venir, y no solo relacionados con la danza. 

En cuanto a su carrera cinematográfica, ya ha comenzado a poner en marcha varios de ellos. Por un lado, se encuentra promocionando el film “The Book of Henry”, a estrenarse este año, en el que tuvo el honor de actuar junto con grandes figuras de Hollywood como Naomi Watts y Sarah Silverman. Mientras tanto, está trabajando en el rodaje de la película “Sister”, dirigida por la cantautora Sia (¡nunca nos cansaremos de esta dupla inseparable!). 
Pero eso no es todo. Recientemente se ha revelado la posibilidad de llevar adelante un proyecto con la mismísima Abby Lee, ¿puedes imaginarlo? Aunque la singular entrenadora expresó gran alegría y orgullo por la futura carrera de su alumna estrella, hacerse a un lado por completo definitivamente no era una opción. 

Qué se traerán entre manos estas dos, permanece aún como un misterio. Sin embargo, Abby sugirió que, si mantenemos los dedos cruzados, dentro de no mucho tiempo podremos verlo en nuestras pantallas de televisión, incluso en nuestras computadoras. 

¡Esperamos con ansias que este enigmático proyecto salga a la luz! Y, para tolerar la espera, afortunadamente contamos con la mejor medicina, pues aún nos queda mucho de Maddie por ver. 

¿Qué estarán planeando esta increíble bailarina y su tenaz instructora? Si quieres algunas pistas para averiguarlo, no dejes de ver Dance Moms, DOMINGOS a la Noche.

12 de marzo de 2016


•3 oz Pisco

•1oz Fresh Squeezed lime juice

•1 egg white

•3/4 oz of simple syrup

•1-2 dashes of Angostura Bitters

Sunny Quail Egg Appetizer - Home & Family

Home & Family chef Shanti Hinojos is preparing a delicious breakfast along with the perfect pisco sour cocktail.


1. Add all ingredients to a shaker except for the bitters, and shake it don't break it, then shake it again.

* You will need to get lots of air into it in order for the egg white to create the foam

2. Add ice and then shake it again.

3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and add a couple shakes of bitters.

Check out more deilcious recipes at the Home & Family Pinterest Page

20 de diciembre de 2015


Christmas Land is a festive and magical new movie slated to premiere in two days. Still plugging away at their “Countdown to Christmas,” programming event Hallmark has released a slew of incredibly heartwarming movies this season to elevate your holiday spirit. Christmas Land is about a busy businesswoman who finds out that she has inherited a Christmas-themed farm from her deceased grandmother. This holiday feature is directed by Sam Irvin and written by Robin Archer, Jay Cipriani, and Daisy Maclean. The cast stars Nikki Deloach as Jules Cooper, Luke Macfarlane as Tucker Martin, Richard Karn as Mason Richards, and Jason-Shane Scott as Mitchell. Christmas Land offers up one more treat: The Brady Bunch‘s Marcia Brady, also known as Maureen McCormick, who stars as Jules’ beloved grandmother, Glinda, according to the International Business Times.

Now, THIS looks like #Christmas FUN, doesn't it? #ChristmasLand
Posted by Hallmark Channel USA on miércoles, 16 de diciembre de 2015

Hallmark’s Christmas Land Synopsis

Christmas Land follows Jules Cooper, a marketing exec who learns that her dear grandmother, Glinda, has passed away. Not only that, but she is told that her grandmother left her a Christmas tree farm in need of repair. Tucker Martin, the handsome attorney who is overseeing the countryside property, encourages Jules to think long and hard about selling the farm. Not wanting to deal with it at first, Jules has a change of heart once she lays eyes on the place again, which brings back warm and cozy memories of spending time on the farm with her grandmother as a child. With just the right touch, it’s possible that she can restore the magic back to this Christmas farm once again. First, she must deal with a shrewd businessman named Mason Richards, who wants the charming Christmas-themed village all to himself. Now, Jules must decide whether she wants to go back home to her boyfriend and continue working on her growing career, or if she wants to stay to see how her new budding relationship with Tucker Martin develops.

Filming for Christmas Land took place in Salt Lake City, Utah, according to the Internet Movie Database (IMDB). Producers absolutely love filming there, since Utah is known for its beautiful mountains, picturesque scenes, natural resources, and generous film production tax breaks. Hallmark’s Christmas Land doesn’t skimp on the holiday charm. It has all of the elements of Christmas that viewers look forward to seeing in a movie. You’ll enjoy the powdery white streets, the majestic snow-capped mountains, the dark olive trees, with specks of bright red that peek out in just about every scene.

Its stunning views definitely exude an elegance and charm that makes a Hallmark viewer want to grab a blanket and sit by the fireplace during the movie. Additionally, the writing and the actors deliver an impressive storyline showcasing all that makes the season bright.

Take a look at Christmas Land’s Cast

Nikki DeLoach

“DeLoach can currently be seen on MTV’s #1 scripted and critically acclaimed show, “Awkward.” She is considered one of television’s “hottest moms” with her portrayal of Lacey Hamilton, the young and well-meaning mother of Jenna, the show’s focus. The series has been praised by fans and critics alike, and has appeared on numerous “Best of TV Lists” including TV Guide’s Hot List, Variety, USA Today, Huffington Post, The New York Times and Time Magazine, to name just a few.”

Luke Macfarlane

“Macfarlane is best known for his role on ABC’s hit television series “Brothers and Sisters.” He is also known for his work on the critically acclaimed Steven Bochco FX series, “Over There” and Macfarlane most recently starred in the CBC mini-series “Iron Road” leading an all-star cast including Peter O’Toole and Sam Neill.() Luke currently stars as one of the leads on the Syfy series “Killjoys” and will soon be seen in the PBS Civil War medical drama, “Mercy Street.”

Don’t miss out on seeing this wonderful movie. Christmas Land airs on Sunday, December 20 at 8/7 p.m. central on the Hallmark Channel. Before you go, read up on our coverage of Mariah Carey’s A Christmas Melody.

6 de octubre de 2015

Hallmark Channel to Debut 'Heartwarming Holiday Countdown' Float at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Hallmark Channel, el Corazón de la televisión y el hogar de la tradición programación anual amada,“Contdown To Christmas”, es la introducción de un nuevo encargo de fiesta este año con el debut de su propia firma flotador en el “Macy's 89th Thanksgiving Day Parade (R)”. Diseñado y construido por los ingenieros de Diseñado y construido por los ingenieros de Macy's Parade Studio, Hallmark Channel "Heartwarming Holiday Countdown" “Float" destacará una presentación especial en vivo y deslumbrar a más de 3,5 millones de espectadores a lo largo de la ruta en la ciudad de Nueva York y más de 50 millones de espectadores viendo en los hogares de todo el país en el Dia de Acción de Gracias.

Este anuncio se produce mientras Hallmark Channel se prepara para la celebración de su programación de vacaciones más grande jamás con “Contando Para Navidad”, que comenzará el 31 de octubre y ofrecerá 24/7 durante la temporada de vacaciones, incluyendo 17 nuevas películas originales en estreno. La televisora también presentará su lanzamiento del Fin De Semana de Accion de Gracias, con un récord de 5 noches consecutivas de Nuevas Peliculas Originales, del Miércoles, 25 de noviembre hasta el Domingo, 29 de noviembre de 2015.

"Durante casi 90 años del “Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade” ha sido uno de los eventos turísticos más icónicos de la televisión", dijo Susanne McAvoy, vicepresidente ejecutivo de marketing, creativos y de comunicación, de “Crown Media Family Networks”. "Tenía sentido perfecto para Hallmark Channel para unirse a la alineación del desfile de este año, ya que lanzamos nuestro primer Fin de Semana de Acción de Gracias de eventos en conjunto con “Contdown To Christmas”, una tradición de temporada acariciado por derecho propio".

"Durante décadas, El “Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade” ha sido sinónimo de entretenimiento de vacaciones para millones de familias y es un paso natural para nosotros dar la bienvenida a Hallmark Channel en el line-up, ya que también ayudan a fomentar la emoción de la temporada con su programación de entretenimiento" dijo Amy Kule, productor ejecutivo del “Macys's Thanksgiving Day Parade’s" "Estamos muy contentos de dar la bienvenida a Hallmark Channel para el desfile de Macy's con este flotador espectacularmente caprichosa que ayuda a los fans de “Contdown To Christmas”, después dando inicio a la temporada de vacaciones en nuestra celebración de fama mundial."

Aproximadamente a 36 pies de largo y 30 pies de altura, el flotador evoca el espíritu y la anticipación de la temporada de Navidad, con un calendario de adviento tema de tamaño natural de varios niveles. Las características del diseño de una torre en cascada de juguete y compartimentos de paquetes llenos y cajones extraíbles adornado con números rojos y verdes 1 hasta 25 significa la cuenta atrás para el gran día. Ambos lados de la carroza incluyen festivo salón retablos completo con chimeneas de almacenamiento colgado. En la parte superior del flotador, un gran "25 de diciembre" signo será el telón de fondo para el escenario, donde uno de los artistas más populares de la nación impresiona a las audiencias.

El 89o. Desfile del Dia de Acción de Gracias, desfile del día se transmite a nivel nacional en la cadena NBC-TV, el Jueves, 26 de noviembre 2015 entre las 09 a.m.y las 12 p.m. en todas las zonas horarias.

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5 de mayo de 2015

DEBBIE MACOMBER'S CEDAR COVE Returns to Hallmark Channel in Special Premiere Event, 7/18

Hallmark CHANNEL announces the highly-anticipated return of its #1 Primetime Summer Drama "Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove," in a special two-hour season three World Premiere Saturday, July 18 (8 p.m. ET/PT, 7C). The third season of the network's first Primetime Original Series, based on the beloved book series by #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber, stars Andie MacDowell along with Dylan Neal, Bruce Boxleitner, Barbara Niven, Brennan Elliott, Teryl Rothery, Sarah Smyth, recurring cast members Sebastian Spence, Timothy Webber, Jesse Hutch and special guest star Colin Ferguson.

"We're excited to kick off the third season with a special two-hour premiere that promises surprising new storylines along with exciting new characters to the town of Cedar Cove," said Michelle Vicary, Executive Vice President, Programming and Publicity, Crown Media Family Networks. "Our viewers have fallen in love with this series from the beginning with its emotional family drama to its poignant love stories, all against the beautiful backdrop of a picture-perfect seaside town."

In the dramatic Season Three return to the majestic town of Cedar Cove, the romance BETWEEN revered Judge Olivia Lockhart (MacDowell) and newspaper editor Jack (Neal) hangs in the balance when Olivia and her friends and family in CEDAR COVE face hidden secrets, new surprises and big changes as their idyllic small seaside town is bursting with more drama - and heart - than ever before.

"Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove" season three is produced by Unity Pictures and distributed by Dan Wigutow Productions. Executive producers are Dan Wigutow, Sue Tenney, Ron French, Stephen Harmaty, Andie MacDowell and Debbie Macomber. Tenney is the show runner. "Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove" is based on the popular book series CEDAR COVE by New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber.

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29 de abril de 2015

Hallmark Channel lanzará 'Contando para la Navidad: Semana de Acción de Gracias'

Hallmark Channel, the Heart of TV, is building on its annual signature holiday programming franchise with a brand new tradition - Countdown to Christmas THANKSGIVING Week. This new tentpole initiative will feature an unprecedented five consecutive nights of new original holiday movie premieres from Wednesday, November 25th through Sunday, November 29th. In addition, beginning Monday, November 23rd, the network will celebrate the holiday with daily segments on the network's Emmy(R) nominated daytime lifestyle series, Home & Family, and spotlight Thanksgiving-themed digital content - including recipes, entertaining tips, and more - on its websites and social platforms. The event significantly extends Hallmark Channel's original holiday programming footprint and offers new opportunities for advertisers to reach consumers on both the network's linear and digital platforms during the most trafficked retail week of the year. This announcement comes on the heels of the company's record breaking ratings results in Fourth Quarter 2014, which positioned Hallmark CHANNEL as the #1-rated cable network among households and women 25-54 for over 8 weeks.

"Hallmark Channel has long been an integral part of viewers' holiday traditions and every year ratings and delivery for Countdown to Christmas grow exponentially," said Ed Georger, EVP Advertising Sales, Crown Media Family Networks. "In expanding the initiative to include Countdown to Christmas THANKSGIVING Week, we are giving our loyal viewers more of the holiday fare they love, while creating new opportunities for our advertising partners to convey key marketing messages and reach their target audience during the most critical retail period of the year."

For over a decade, Hallmark CHANNEL has been the leading provider of quality family and holiday entertainment. Announcements about movie titles and talent are forthcoming.


Hallmark Channel is Crown Media Family Networks' flagship 24-hour cable television network, distributed nationwide in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) to 85 million homes. The country's leading destination for quality family entertainment, Hallmark CHANNEL delivers on the 100-year legacy of the Hallmark brand. In addition to its signature original movies, the network features an ambitious lineup of other original content, including scripted primetime series, such as Cedar Cove, Good Witch, and When Calls the Heart; annual specials like KITTEN BOWL and Hero Dog Awards and; a daily 2-hour lifestyle show, Home & Family. Additionally, in November 2014, Hallmark CHANNEL became the exclusive home to world premiere presentations of the acclaimed HALLMARK HALL OF FAME franchise. Dedicated to helping viewers celebrate life's special moments, Hallmark CHANNEL also offers such annual holiday programming events as Countdown to Christmas and Countdown to Valentine's Day. Rounding out the network's diverse slate are television's most beloved sitcoms and series, including The Golden Girls, The Middle, Little House on the Prairie, and Frasier. Complementing Hallmark Channel's light-hearted and comedic fare, sibling network Hallmark Movies & Mysteries presents a unique mix of content that is more dramatic in tone, including original movies and such acquired series Matlock, Murder She Wrote, and Hart to Hart.

Crown Media Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRWN), owns and operates Crown Media Family Networks.

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27 de abril de 2015

Hallmark Channel News: Lori Loughlin, now in 'When Calls the Heart,' is enjoying more than just a Hallmark moment

Lori Loughlin likes a whole lot of things about being a go-to actress for Hallmark Channel.

“You know there won’t be anything where, if your kids walk into the room, you have to change the channel,” she says. “I know I won’t be doing anything on the screen that I wouldn’t want my teenage daughter to do.”

And then there’s job security.

“It’s a lot like the old studio system,” she says. “They have you under contract and if they like you, they keep you working.”

They certainly keep Loughlin working.

She stars alongside Erin Krakow, Daniel Lissing and Jack Wagner as Abigail Spencer in “When Calls the Heart,” a movie-turned-popular-series that returns Saturday at 8 p.m.

Loughlin also stars in the next “Garage Sale Mysteries” movie and just finished the holiday film “North Pole 2” with Dermot Mulroney.

“I had no idea that at this point in my career I’d be working so much,” says Loughlin, who turned 50 last year. “Honestly, it’s caught me a little off guard.”

Her biggest challenge these days, she says, is juggling her work with her home life. She and husband Mossimo Giannulli have two daughters and a son from his previous marriage.

“I’m a wife and mother,” she says. “I love acting, but I leave it all on the set. My kids are in high school and when I get home, I’m just ‘Mom.’ They don’t even watch most of my shows.”

Loughlin says she enjoyed her earlier shows “90210” and “Full House,” for which Netflix is putting together a sequel that she might join. But Hallmark is a nice anchor.

“I love Abigail,” she says. “I love her strength and her spirit. I think there are ways I’m like her, and it’s pretty special play such a strong woman.”

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13 de abril de 2015

Good Witch Renewed For Season 2 By Hallmark Channel! Originally

Hallmark has renewed Good Witch for a 12-episode second season, it has been announced.

Good Witch Season 2 will open with a two-hour premiere in Fall 2015. Official press release:

Hallmark Channel is pleased to announce its newest Original Primetime Series, “Good Witch,” starring Catherine Bell, James Denton and Bailee Madison, has received a second season renewal of 12 new episodes including a two-hour Fall 2015 premiere and 10 new hours to follow in early 2016.

“Good Witch” has charmed audiences in its first season, becoming the network’s most-watched and highest-rated primetime drama in the time period. The announcement of the renewal comes as “Good Witch” stars Catherine Bell and James Denton make their debut at the Marché International des Programmes de Télévision (MIPTV), the world’s largest TV and digital content market and creative forum, in Cannes, France.

“Our viewers have fallen in love with Catherine Bell and her enchanting journey, as well as her talented co-stars, James Denton and Bailee Madison. After seeing the tremendously overwhelming response to the series, there was no question that ‘Good Witch’ would be renewed for a second season,” said Michelle Vicary, Executive Vice President, Programming and Publicity, Crown Media Family Networks. “I am also delighted to announce that Cassie Nightingale will bring her essence and magical charms this Fall with a special 2-hour presentation as an early treat to our beloved fans,” Vicary concluded.

Though her magic always has us spellbound, Cassie Nightingale (Bell) can never predict what excitement will brew in her life with her enchanting daughter, Grace (Madison) and handsome neighbor, Dr. Sam Radford (Denton). Cassie takes on all the fun and romance of life one day or one spell at a time.

“Good Witch,” based on Hallmark Channel’s top-rated movie franchise also starring Bell, is a Whizbang Films Production. Orly Adelson, Jonathan Eskenas, Frank Siracusa, Craig Pryce and Sue Tenney are the executive producers. Catherine Bell is co-executive producer. Andrea Raffaghello is producer. ITV Studios America controls distribution rights in the world for “Good Witch” outside of North America.

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12 de abril de 2015

Hallmark Channel News: Alison Sweeney to Star in Hallmark Channel Original Movie RADIO HYPE

Hallmark CHANNEL announces Daytime Emmy(R) nominee Alison Sweeney ("Days of Our Lives," "The Biggest Loser") is in production in Vancouver on "Radio Hype," a Hallmark CHANNEL Original Movie World Premiere 2015.

Sweeney stars alongside Jonathan Scarfe ("Hell on Wheels," "Raising the Bar") as a radio host who moves to Chicago for her boyfriend and a new hosting gig, which ultimately leads to the quick demise of her picture perfect relationship.

Unfortunately, she shares her troubles with a fellow colleague, played by Scarfe, not realizing he is a competing shock jock. But when these rivals are forced to work together, they soon find out they have more in common than their radio personas reveal.

"Radio Hype" is an Entertainment One Television Production. Marina Cordoni, John Ritchie, Kelley Reynolds, and Alison Sweeney are the Executive Producers. Jonathan Schwartz and Robert Lee are Producers.

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9 de abril de 2015

Hallmark Channel News: Bailee Madison uses Taylor Swift's cancer announcement to get her mom in for a check-up

Taylor Swift announced on her Tumblr on Thursday (April 9) morning that her mother, Andrea Finlay, has been diagnosed with cancer. Following the pop star's upsetting news, actress Bailee Madison took to Twitter to let Swift know that her message helped inspire her own mother, Patricia Riley, to go to the doctors to have her health checked.

"We've been trying to convince my mom to get checked out for months now, but she hasn't yet," writes Madison. "She focuses on what other people need more than what she needs ... I think moms have a way of doing that ... but after me reading this to her she has finally agreed [to get checked]."

The former "Trophy Wife" and "Once Upon a Time" star, who is currently on "The Fosters" and Hallmark's "Good Witch," goes on to thank Swift and her family for speaking out about the importance of making sure your loved ones are staying on top of their health.

"My family and I are praying for you mom, you and your family," says Madison. "Please thank Mama Swift for sharing this as she just inspired so many people (including my mom) to finally take a breath and take care of themselves. Sending so much love."

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7 de abril de 2015

Hallmark Channel's 'Cedar Cove' Begins Production on Season 3




In Its First Two Seasons, “Cedar Cove” Was the #1 Primetime Drama Series

Of The Summer, Saturdays at 8p.m.

Hallmark Channel proudly announces its Original Primetime Series, “Debbie Macomber’s Cedar

Cove,” is slated to begin production on its third season in Vancouver March 30 for the highly-anticipated

special two-hour World Premiere July 2015. The series’ third season will feature the return of series regulars, including internationally acclaimed star Andie MacDowell, Dylan Neal, Bruce Boxleitner, Barbara

Niven, Brennan Elliott, Teryl Rothery, Sarah Smyth and reoccurring cast members Sebastian Spence,

Timothy Webber and Jesse Hutch, as well as recently added to the cast in a reoccurring guest star role,

Colin Ferguson, as the beloved residents of the majestic seaside small town full of drama and romance.

“Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove,” based on the bestselling book series by #1 New York

Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber, finished its first and second season as the #1 Primetime

Summer Drama on Saturday Nights at 8 p.m.

“Our viewers have fallen in love with the poignant storytelling and riveting emotional drama from

this richly woven world of the beautiful coastal town, Cedar Cove,” said Michelle Vicary, Executive Vice

President, Programming and Publicity, Crown Media Family Networks. "The third season will boast

exciting new storylines and introduce more characters to the exceptional all-star ensemble led by the

incomparable Andie MacDowell, promising to captivate the hearts of millions once again."

“Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove” takes viewers into the idyllic and picturesque Cedar Cove, a small town home to romance, relationships and drama. At the center of it all is Olivia Lockhart, played

by Andie MacDowell, the revered Cedar Cove Municipal Court judge, lifetime town resident, loving

mother and loyal friend to many. Dylan Neal plays the handsome Jack Griffith, editor of the Cedar Cove

Chronicle and Olivia’s boyfriend, whose troubled past recently caught up to him and now threatens to

ruin their once-perfect relationship. As Jack attempts to hide the upsetting truth from Olivia, even as

she makes plans to start their future together, everyone in Cedar Cove—friends, family and even

enemies—find shocking surprises and hidden secrets, which keeps this small town bursting with drama

and above all, a big heart.

“Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove” season three will be produced by Unity Pictures and distributed by Dan Wigutow Productions. Executive producers are Debbie Macomber, Dan Wigutow, Sue Tenney,

Ron French and Stephen Harmaty. Tenney is the show runner. “Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove” is

based on the popular book series Cedar Cove by New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber.

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31 de marzo de 2015

Hallmark Channel News: Bailee Madison Wrapped On “Northpole 2″ March 30, 2015

Actress Bailee Madison wrapped on her Hallmark Channel Original Movie “Northpole 2″ in Canada. “The Fosters” starlet had a great time working on the sequel and said sweet things about the cast and crew. She tweeted Monday (March 30, 2015): That’s a wrap on #NorthPoleMovie ❤️ Such an AMAZING time w/the BEST cast & crew! Can’t wait till the next one! THANK YOU @hallmarkchannel She flew out of Montreal yesterday and arrived safe and sound back at home. Such a cute pic of Miss Madison with all of her luggage at the airport. She had this to say: Oh…my….luggage…. I’m back home for a bit… It’s been forever. ❤️✈️ So good to hear that she is enjoying being back with family and friends. Bailee tweeted out this message last night:

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21 de marzo de 2015

Hallmark Movie News: AURORA TEAGARDEN Event So Big, Hallmark Channel & HMM Plan First-Ever Simulcast!

Fans of #1 New York Times best-selling author Charlaine Harris would already be excited to learn that Hallmark Movies & Mysteries (HMM) is airing A BONE TO PICK: AN AURORA TEAGARDEN MYSTERY in April. And, finding out that the movie, based on the work of Harris’ “Aurora Teagarden” series, will star much-loved actresses Candace Cameron Bure and five-time Golden Globe nominee Marilu Henner only makes it that much better. But, now Hallmark Movies & Mysteries and Hallmark Channel have upped the buzz around the new movie, announcing that it will become the first-ever World Premiere on BOTH networks. Who is Aurora Teagarden? As a librarian with a sharp mind for murder, Aurora Teagarden is known around her small town as a master sleuth. In this World Premiere, when her friend Jane unexpectedly dies and leaves Aurora everything in her will, she also leaves a troubling murder mystery haunting her neighborhood. It is up to Aurora to piece together the clues—including a skull, its missing skeleton and a suspicious group of neighbors—and solve the murder before she becomes the unlikely killer’s next victim. A spine-tingling mystery awaits Candace Cameron Bure (“Christmas Under Wraps,” “Dancing with the Stars,” “Full House”) and five-time Golden Globe nominee Marilu Henner (“Taxi,” “Signed, Sealed, Delivered”) in A BONE TO PICK: AN AURORA TEAGARDEN MYSTERY. This Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie World Premiere is the first in the Aurora Teagarden Mysteries; future installments of “Aurora Teagarden” will be seen exclusively on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. Bure and Henner lead an all-star cast that includes Lexa Doig (“Continuum”), Bruce Dawson (“The Killing”), Peter Benson (“Heartbeat”), Sonya Salomaa (“Intruders”), Dan Payne (“The Cabin in the Woods”), Miranda Frigon (“A Cookie Cutter Christmas”) and Stephen Huszar (“Paradise Falls”). Michelle Vicary, Executive Vice President of Programming, Crown Media Family Networks, commented on the planned series of “Aurora Teagarden” Originals: Audiences are going to love seeing Charlaine Harris’s exhilarating ‘whodunits’ on TV, led by one of Crown Media Family’s own, the very talented Candace Cameron Bure. We’re also so fortunate to have award-winning actress Marilu Henner starring in the film, her chemistry with Candace as mother and daughter is unbeatable. A BONE TO PICK: AN AURORA TEAGARDEN MYSTERY is an iCandy Production in association with Muse Entertainment and HF Productions. Jim Head, Joel Rice, Michael Prupas, Candace Cameron Bure, Charlaine Harris, Martin Wood and Shawn Williamson are the Executive Producers. Jamie Goehring is the producer. Martin Wood directs from a teleplay by Teena Booth, based on the book by Charlaine Harris. A BONE TO PICK: AN AURORA TEAGARDEN MYSTERY, a Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original World Premiere, will launch on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries and Hallmark Channel on Saturday, April 4, at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 8C as a first-ever simulcast on both networks! Image: Courtesy of Hallmark Channel, Used with Permission. Photo Credit: Copyright 2014 Crown Media United States, LLC/Photographer: David Owen Strongman.
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20 de marzo de 2015

Hallmark News: Hallmark Channels Launch Production Arm to Fund TV Movies, Series (EXCLUSIVE)

The parent company of Hallmark Channel is stepping up its investment in original content with the launch of Crown Media Productions. The new unit is designed to allow the Hallmark and Hallmark Movies and Mysteries channels to own more of their programming outright and to control it across multiple platforms worldwide. Crown Media Prods. aims to bankroll the production of up to six telepics this year, with the goal of doubling that number by 2016. The production arm will be overseen by Michelle Vicary (pictured), exec VP of programming for both cablers, which are units of Crown Media Family Networks. The creation of a Los Angeles-based production operation marks “the next stage of the company’s evolution,” Vicary said. “A production arm creates the infrastructure that makes it possible for us to keep up with an ever-growing demand for more and more original Hallmark-branded programming across a variety of platforms, and it benefits Crown Media with more direct input into the creative process and financing, rights retention, and growing one of the best family film libraries in entertainment,” she said. The move comes as Hallmark is expanding its original programming focus to include original series as well as its trademark heart-tugging telepics. Hallmark Channel’s slate of original skeins at present include the Andie MacDowell starrer “Cedar Cove” and “Good Witch,” toplined by Catherine Bell and James Denton. Crown Media’s decision to fund its own productions makes sense at a time when off-network content licensing becoming a bigger part of the revenue picture for most established cablers. Vicary said she intends to make the rounds of Hollywood’s talent agencies in the coming weeks to explain Crown Media’s focus and shop for talent and material. Ver Mas en:

9 de marzo de 2015


Two Hour Series Premiere Averages 2.9 Million Total Viewers and a 2.7 HH Rtg. The world premiere of Hallmark Channel's new original scripted series, Good Witch, charmed viewers Saturday night, averaging 2.9 million P2+, 450,000 W25-54, and a 2.7 HH rtg., according to Nielsen fast national ratings. "The hugely successful debut of Good Witch further underscores the demand for Hallmark Channel's unique brand of original series in primetime," said Michelle Vicary, executive vice president, programming & network publicity, "We now have a proven track record in this programming format and feel confident that viewers will continue to tune in every Saturday night over the next 8 weeks to follow Cassie Nightingale's journey and rediscover her magic." Good Witch follows the adventures of Cassie Nightingale (Catherine Bell), Middleton's favorite enchantress, and her teenage daughter Grace (Bailee Madison), who shares her mom's special intuition. When New York transplants, Dr. Sam Radford (James Denton) and his son move in next door to the Grey House, they are immediately spellbound by the mother-daughter duo. But it quickly becomes apparent that Sam and Cassie may not see eye to eye. With her signature charm, Cassie attempts to bring everyone together, ensuring all of Middleton is in for change, big surprises and, of course, a little bit of magic. Source: Nielsen Fast Nationals, Saturday, February 28, 2015 ABOUT HALLMARK CHANNEL Hallmark Channel is Crown Media Family Networks' flagship 24-hour cable television network, distributed nationwide in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) to 85 million homes. The country's leading destination for quality family entertainment, Hallmark Channel delivers on the 100-year legacy of the Hallmark brand. In addition to its signature original movies, the network features an ambitious lineup of other original content, including scripted primetime series, such as Cedar Cove, Good Witch, and When Calls the Heart; annual specials like Kitten Bowl and Hero Dog Awards and; a daily 2-hour lifestyle show, Home & Family. Additionally, in November 2014, Hallmark Channel became the exclusive home to world premiere presentations of the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame franchise. Dedicated to helping viewers celebrate life's special moments, Hallmark Channel also offers such annual holiday programming events as Countdown to Christmas and Countdown to Valentine's Day. Rounding out the network's diverse slate are television's most beloved sitcoms and series, including The Golden Girls, The Middle, Little House on the Prairie, and Frasier. Complementing Hallmark Channel's light-hearted and comedic fare, sibling network Hallmark Movies & Mysteries presents a unique mix of content that is more dramatic in tone, including original movies and such acquired series Matlock, Murder She Wrote, and Hart to Hart. Crown Media Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRWN), owns and operates Crown Media Family Networks. Hallmark Channel on Social Media: Facebook, Twitter (Join the conversation at #HeartofTV), Pinterest, tvtag, YouTube Read More:

3 de marzo de 2015

Hallmark Channel News: Dermot Mulroney Joins Cast of Hallmark Original Movie 'Northpole: Open for Christmas'

HALLMARK CHANNEL ANNOUNCES DERMOT MULRONEY ADDED TO CAST OF ‘NORTHPOLE: OPEN FOR CHRISTMAS’ (WT) A HALLMARK CHANNEL ORIGINAL MOVIE WORLD PREMIERE HOLIDAY 2015 Production Begins Today In Montreal; Part of Hallmark Channel’s COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS, The #1 Most Treasured Holiday Destination by Television Viewers Hallmark Channel announces Dermot Mulroney has been added to the cast in a highly anticipated role in Northpole: Open For Christmas, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere Holiday 2015. Mulroney co-stars alongside Lori Loughlin (When Calls The Heart, Garage Sale Mystery, Full House) and Bailee Madison (Good Witch, Northpole) in this mesmerizing holiday adventure. Mulroney stars as Ian, a small town handyman who comes to the aid of Mackenzie, played by Loughlin, to help restore a cherished local inn she inherited, but wants to sell. Unbeknownst to Ian and Mackenzie, Santa sends his trusted elf Clementine (Madison) on a special mission to help Mackenzie rebuild and rediscover the magic of the holidays. “We are honored to work with one of Hollywood’s most sought-after stars, Dermot Mulroney, who brings his charm and talent to a very special holiday movie alongside two of the network’s most beloved leading ladies, Lori Loughlin and Bailee Madison,” said Michelle Vicary, Executive Vice President, Programming for Crown Media Family Networks. Since being discovered at Northwestern University by a Hollywood talent agent 28 years ago, Dermot Mulroney has been seen in over 65 films including My Best Friend’s Wedding, The Family Stone, The Grey, About Schmidt, Young Guns and The Wedding Date. He most recently appeared in theaters alongside Julia Roberts in John Wells’ adaptation of Tracy Letts’ award winning August: Osage County and is currently starring, for the first time as a series regular, in Crisis for NBC. Not only is Mulroney a gifted actor, but he also is a classically trained cellist who has been playing since he was seven-years-old. He has recorded with scoring orchestras for many films with Academy Award winning composers such as James Newton Howard and Michael Giacchino. Northpole: Open For Christmas is a Muse Entertainment production in association with Crown Media Productions. Executive Producer is Joel S. Rice. Irene Latinsky is producer. Douglas Barr directs from a script by Gregg Rossen and Brian Sawyer. Read More:

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