Friday, May 10, 2024

Hallmark Renews 'When Calls the Heart' for Season 12

Five episodes into the drama's current season, Hallmark has renewed its original drama series When Calls the Heart for a twelfth season. The renewal extends the drama's reign as the network's longest-running original scripted series.

The drama stars Erin Krakow, Martin Cummins, Jack Wagner, Pascale Hutton, Kavan Smith, Andrea Brooks, Chris McNally, Kevin McGarry and Viv Leacock.

Production on Season 12 will commence in July 2024 for a 2025 debut. The new season will once again feature 12 episodes. Season 12 will continue with themes about family, community, and of course romance as Hope Valley moves further into the 1920s.

"When Calls the Heart continues to exceed our expectations and the number of fans and viewers continue to grow every year," said Lisa Hamilton Daly, Executive Vice President of Programming, Crown Media Family Networks. "Bringing season 12 to life is a huge milestone and is a true testament to the cast and crew's hard work and dedication throughout the last decade. We cannot wait for Hope Valley's next chapter full of exciting characters and storytelling!"

"I am overjoyed that When Calls the Heart is coming back for a 12th season!," added Krakow, who also executive produces. "Our fantastic writers, cast, and crew couldn't be more excited to begin filming this next season! We are proud to tell stories that warm hearts in homes around the world and so grateful to Hallmark for being such champions of that positivity. Having the Hearties' support over the past decade has been a true testament to what this show is all about: community and love. We cannot wait for our fans to see what Hope Valley has in store!"