Sunday, January 14, 2018

Hallmark Renews 'Chesapeake Shores'; Sets Premiere Date for 'Good Witch'

During its presentation at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour, Hallmark renewed Chesapeake Shore for a third season and announced the return date for Good Witch.

Production on the third season of Chesapeake Shores will begin soon for a premiere in Summer 2018.

The drama stars Meghan Ory, Jesse Metcalfe, Treat Williams, Barbara Niven, Laci J. Mailey, Emilie Ullerup, Brendan Penny, Andrew Francis and Diane Ladd.

Dan Paulson developed the drama based on the novels by Sherryl Woods. They executive produce with John Tinker, Martin Wood, Nancey Silvers and Michael Berns. 

"Viewers have fallen in love with the heartfelt and compelling storylines as each character navigates the complexities of life, love and choices," said Michelle Vicary, Executive Vice President, Programming and Network Publicity, Crown Media Family Networks. "We look forward to continuing and further exploring the multi-generational family journeys that people of all ages can enjoy and relate to, which makes Chesapeake Shores a fitting series for our brand and the quality, family entertainment we provide."

The fourth season of Good Witch will premiere on Sunday, April 29 at 9/8c.

The drama stars Catherine Bell, Bailee Madison and James Denton.

Craig Pryce and Sue Tenney developed the drama based on the film franchise of the same name. They executive produce with Bell, Orly Adelson, Jonathan Eskenas, Frank Siracusa and Andrea Raffaghello. Whizbang Films and ITV Studios produce.

"It's been a great joy to watch these characters grow and evolve over the past three seasons," said Vicary. "We're excited for our viewers to see how Cassie, Sam and Grace's journey continues and have them share in the many memorable moments that are in store for fans."