Hallmark Channel dived into scripted series with Debbie Macomber´s Cedar Cove to great success, and that was conitnued with “When Calls the Heart,” starring Lori Loughlin, Erin Krakow and Daniel Lissing, is based on the bestselling series of books of the same name by Janette Oke and tells the captivating story of a young woman who begins a new chapter in her life in a 19th century coal mining town and learns the lessons of life, love and loss. Since its premiere on January 11, the series has consistently rated top five in its Saturday night timeslot and has been seen by more than 12.3 million unduplicated viewers. After its first ten episodes, “When Calls The Heart” is averaging a 1.5 household rating.
When Calls the Heart follows the story of lizabeth Thatcher, a young schoolteacher (played by Krakow) who moves to the Western Frontier in Coal Valley. She arrives after a mine explosion that claimed the lives of most of Coal Valley´s men, leaving behind their widows who need to turn to working on the mine themselves to make ends meet.
A budding romance also awaits for Elizabeth in that small town…
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