Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Announce April Movie Premieres
Hallmark Channel’s “Spring into Love” programming event offers four all-new original premieres that are sure to appeal to the romantic in everyone.
[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]
HALLMARK OFFERS VIEWERS ROMANCE, DRAMA AND MYSTERY WITH ALL-NEW ORIGINAL PREMIERES IN APRIL ON HALLMARK CHANNEL AND HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES
Hallmark Channel Celebrates Romance as the Network’s “Spring into Love” Programming Event Continues
Hallmark Channel’s “Spring into Love” programming event offers four all-new original premieres that are sure to appeal to the romantic in everyone. Season 9 of the network’s original primetime series “When Calls the Heart” continues with a new episode every Sunday night. On Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, fans of both romance and mystery will find new stories lose themselves in with two all-original premieres.
PREMIERING IN APRIL ON HALLMARK CHANNEL:
‘JUST ONE KISS’
Saturday, April 2 (8 p.m. ET/PT
Starring: Krysta Rodriguez, Santino Fontana, Illeana Douglas, Aida Turturro
Through a series of chance encounters, sparks fly between college literature professor Mia (Rodriguez) and Tony (Fontana) a headliner at a Manhattan supper club. Unbeknownst to them, Mia’s mother Marlene (Douglas) and Tony’s mother Sofia (Turturro) are working some maternal matchmaking magic.
‘A ROYAL RUNAWAY ROMANCE’
Saturday, April 9 (8 p.m. ET/PT)
Starring: Philippa Northeast, Brant Daugherty
Princess Amelia of Bundbury (Northeast) travels across America to explore a budding romance with an artist, only to fall in love with her bodyguard Grady (Daugherty).
Saturday, April 16 (8 p.m. ET/PT)
Starring: Melora Hardin, Arienne Mandi, Katherine McNamara, Max Lloyd-Jones
Romance novelist Emilia (Hardin) is a whirlwind who blows back into the lives of her adult children, Taylor (McNamara) and Zach (Lloyd-Jones), under the pretense of a book signing arranged by her hometown’s local book shop. As Emilia tries to reconnect, Taylor and Zach explore new and past relationships through an app that boasts old-fashioned human connection by way of the classified ad. Zach is given a chance to heal old wounds while Taylor matches with a woman that changes the way she’s always thought about love.
‘A TAIL OF LOVE’
Saturday, April 23 (8 p.m. ET/PT)
Starring: Brittany Bristow, Chris McNally
Bella (Bristow) learns her dog rescue’s future is in question when they lose funding from their main sponsor, a dog food company that’s being sold. The late owner’s son, JR (McNally), is a soldier who is home on leave to handle the sale. During a visit to the rescue JR quickly bonds with Indie, a retired military dog they just took in, and begins spending more time there. When Bella learns the rescue’s property is also being sold, she turns to JR for help with finding the missing document proving her grandparents purchased the land many years before.
PREMIERING ON HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES IN APRIL:
Sunday, April 3 (9 p.m. ET/PT)
Starring: Autumn Reeser, Tyler Hynes, Patty McCormack
Executive produced by Giada De Laurentiis
Elizabeth (Reeser), with the support of her mother-in-law Nonna (McCormack), is doing everything she can to keep her late husband’s once-acclaimed – but now struggling – Italian restaurant afloat. With business going downhill, she is forced to work with a professional restaurant consultant, Ben (Hynes), to see if they can turn things around. At first, Elizabeth resists the changes Ben believes will save the restaurant, but as they get closer, Elizabeth realizes that not all change is bad. She rediscovers her passion for baking and might even open her heart to new love.
‘CURIOUS CATERER: DYING FOR CHOCOLATE’
Sunday, April 10 (9 p.m. ET/PT)
Starring: Nikki DeLoach, Andrew Walker
Goldy (Deloach) is a spirited, single mom who’s thrust into the role of town sleuth to help solve a friend’s mysterious death. With the clock ticking to find the culprit, Goldy strikes up an unlikely partnership with Detective Tom Schultz (Walker), who leans into Goldy’s local knowledge. As their relationship shows signs of becoming something more, the suspect list rises. Will Goldy narrow in on the killer before the killer narrows in on her?
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