Hallmark Channel has renewed "When Calls the Heart" for an eighth season set to premiere next year on the cable network.

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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>.

Hot on the heels of the news that Hallmark’s “Signed, Sealed and Delivered” will be moving to the network’s Movies and Mysteries channel comes word that former “The Bold and the Beautiful” actor <strong>Brandon Beemer</strong> (ex-Owen Knight; ex-Shawn Brady, “Days of our Lives”) will be appearing in a Hallmark Movies and Mysteries film!