Hallmark Offers Viewers All-New Original Premieres in September





Hallmark Offers Viewers All-New Original Premieres in September on Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Highlights include “Wedding of a Lifetime,” starring Brooke D’Orsay and Jonathan Bennett, on Saturday, September 17.
[via press release from Crown Media]
HALLMARK OFFERS VIEWERS ALL-NEW ORIGINAL PREMIERES IN SEPTEMBER ON HALLMARK CHANNEL AND HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES

Hallmark Channel’s “Fall into Love” programming event continues in September with four all-new original movie premieres. Viewers will get to immerse themselves in the beauty of nature and tales of romance, both new and rekindled.

On Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, viewers will travel to Ireland and Northern California as answers to personal mysteries are uncovered, a murder is investigated and will be treated to the second movie in the new Mahogany franchise, “To Her, With Love.”

PREMIERING ON HALLMARK CHANNEL IN SEPTEMBER:

‘MARRY ME IN YOSEMITE’
Saturday, September 3 (8 p.m. ET/PT)
Starring: Cindy Busby, Tyler Harlow
Zoe (Busby) is a top photojournalist who has published successful coffee table books featuring her images of iconic places. Her publisher wants her next subject to be Yosemite, so she heads west despite not being sure cab do justice to the majesty of the landscape. While there, she meets Jack (Harlow), an intriguing tour guide who opens her eyes to new possibilities as they take a journey together.

‘MARRY GO ROUND’
Saturday, September 10 (8 p.m. ET/PT)
Starring: Amanda Schull, Brennan Elliott
Abby Foster (Schull) and Luke Walker(Elliott) were high school sweethearts who were married for a brief time. Many years later, Abby’s life seems perfect as she gets ready for a new life in Paris along with her soon-to-be husband Edward. When an unexpected letter arrives throwing Abby off course, she must decide what her heart really wants.

‘WEDDING OF A LIFETIME’
Saturday, September 17 (8 p.m. ET/PT)
Starring: Brooke D’Orsay, Jonathan Bennett
Darby (D’Orsay) and Jake (Bennett) are an engaged couple who have been together since their days as high school sweethearts in a close-knit mountain town. Over the years they have found themselves in a rut and drifting apart. When their entire community nominates them to compete for an all-expenses paid wedding in a nationally televised contest, this just may be what the couple needs to rekindle their romance.

‘FLY AWAY WITH ME’ (wt)
Saturday, September 24 (8 p.m. ET/PT)
Starring: Natalie Hall, Peter Mooney
When Angie (Hall) moves into her “no pets allowed” building, a parrot arrives unexpectedly. New neighbor Ted (Mooney) and the dog he’s secretly sitting try to help her find the bird’s owner without being caught.

PREMIERING ON HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES IN SEPTEMBER:

‘LOVE’S PORTRAIT’
Sunday, September 4 (9 p.m. ET/PT)
Starring: Aubrey Reynolds, Richard McWilliams
Lily (Reynolds) is a museum curator who finds a painting that looks just like her. Lily’s search for the artist leads her to Ireland, where she meets William(McWilliams), a charming man who helps her on her quest and may also know more about the portrait’s origins than he’s letting on.

‘TO HER, WITH LOVE’
Sunday, September 11 (9 p.m. ET/PT)
Starring: Skye P. Marshall, Tobias Truvillion with a cameo by Shanice Wilson-Knox
Kayla (Marshall) heads back to her hometown of Stansville, North Carolina, after her substitute teaching job at an elite, private high school comes to an early end. On her first day back, her loving yet inquisitive mother (Maria Howell, Hidden Figures) sets up a job interview at her high school alma mater. Kayla, who ultimately wants to get into a competitive teaching program in London, is hesitant to apply. However, when it turns out that her high school best friend Tanya (Brittany L. Smith, “Sweet Magnolias”) is a teacher there and she is offered the job on the spot and quickly accepts. When Kayla initially struggles to connect with her students, Jordan (Truvillion), a jack-of-all-trades teacher who is devoted to supporting underserved students, steps in to help. Though reluctant to accept his input at first, she is soon inspired to try a fresh approach to help each of her students tap into their unique artistic passions and her students begin flourishing. When Kayla learns the school may be cutting the arts department due to budget cuts, she and Jordan work together to set up a fundraising showcase, with a little help from her longtime friend Shanice Wilson-Knox. Soon, sparks are flying between Kayla and Jordan as they discover a shared love of teaching, service and Sidney Poitier movies. However, when Kayla receives some teaching opportunities that would take her away from Stansville – and Jordan – she finds that her heart may still have a few things to teach her about what will make her happy.

‘THE SECRETS OF BELLA VISTA’
Sunday, September 18 (9 p.m. ET/PT)
Starring: Rachelle Lefevre, Niall Matter
Based on the book The Apple Orchard by New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs
Tess Delaney (Lefevre) gets the surprising news by estate executor Damhnaic McAuley (Matter) that she has inherited half of an apple orchard from the father she never knew and has a half-sister she didn’t know about. When she visits the orchard and connects with her new-found family, she learns that the orchard is dep in debt. Using her knowledge as an antiques expert, Tess and her half-sister work to unravel the mystery of their grandmother’s “treasure” that could hold the key to saving the orchard. And, in the process, Tess ultimately finds a new understanding of herself.

‘FRANCESCA QUINN, PI’
Sunday, September 18 (9 p.m. ET/PT)
Starring: Mallory Jansen, Dylan Bruce
When private investigator Francesca “Frankie” Quinn’s (Jansen) fiancé is murdered, his sister hires her to find the killer. Frankie must work with Wyn (Bruce), the local detective assigned to the case… who also happens to be her ex. As the one-time couple joins forces to unravel a serpentine plot, the investigation strikes at their hearts.

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