Thursday, April 15, 2021

Hallmark Sets Premiere Date for Season 5 of 'Chesapeake Shores'; Robert Buckley Joins Cast

Hallmark has today announced the premiere date for the upcoming fifth season of the original drama series Chesapeake Shores. Moreover, it was revealed today that Robert Buckley (iZombie) will be joining the cast this season.

The 10-episode fifth season will begin on Sunday, August 15 at 9/8c.

The new season will see Abby O'Brien coming into her own as her father Mick's new business partner and facing a new challenge when Evan McKenzie (Buckley), a successful, young entrepreneur brings a new development project into town.

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

Buckley's casting follows the news that Jesse Metcalfe will be leaving the drama early in the upcoming season.

Furthermore, Pheof Sutton has been tapped to serve as the new showrunner for the fifth season. He will executive produce the drama alongside Dan Paulson, Sherryl Woods, Matt Drake and Nancey Silvers.