Hallmark Channel has renewed "Home & Family," hosted by Mark Steines and Debbie Matenopoulos, for a sixth season, the network announced during TCAs.
Actor <strong>Dylan Neal</strong> (ex-Dylan Shaw, "The Bold and the Beautiful") will star in the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original movie "Gourmet Detective," based on the series of books by <strong>Peter King</strong>. Neal, who co-wrote the script along with his wife <strong>Becky Southwell</strong>, will also serve as an executive producer. The movie is set to premiere sometime this spring and is the first of three planned for the cable network.
"All My Children" alum and frequent "Good Morning America" and "Entertainment Tonight" correspondent, <strong>Cameron Mathison</strong>, has signed on to star alongside <strong>Alison Sweeney</strong> ("Days of our Lives," "The Biggest Loser") in a new Hallmark Movies & Mysteries series of movies beginning with "Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder" (working title), which will premiere on the network in the spring.
Currently in production on its second season, Hallmark Channel announced last night during its Winter TCA Press Tour event that "General Hospital's" <strong>Jack Wagner</strong> (ex-Frisco Jones) and <strong>Kristina Wagner</strong> (Felicia Jones) will join the cast as regulars in its original series "When Calls the Heart," set in a 19th century mining town and starring <strong>Lori Loughlin</strong> ("Full House," "Summerland"), <strong>Erin Krakow</strong> and<strong> Daniel Lissing</strong>.
Hallmark Channel’s first-ever original scripted primetime series has proven that it’s got what it takes to survive the brutal competition of the entertainment world: The network has officially decided to renew the show for a third season!
It’s a far cry from Port Charles, but “General Hospital’s” Vanessa Marcil (ex-Brenda Barrett) will soon be seen in Puerto Rico — via Hallmark Channel’s new film, “Stranded in Paradise!”