Folks at Hallmark Movie Channel have a long story of making great family entertainment. Well, as you can already imagine, May 2011 is not the exception; and they have several great premieres and I have here some highlights and spoilers.
Hallmark Movie Channel Premiere: Riding the Bus with My sister
Premieres Friday, May 6 (8 p.m. ET/PT, 7C)
Andie MacDowell plays Rachel, a successful, driven New York fashion photographer, and Rosie O’Donnell plays her developmentally challenged sister, Beth. When their father dies, Rachel comes home to be with her sister for what’s supposed to be a short visit. Directed by Anjelica Huston.
Hallmark Movie Channel Premiere: Time After Time
Premieres Friday, May 13 (8 p.m. ET/PT, 7C)
Fed up with newspaper politics, journalist Richard Kerm (Kaj-Erik Eriksen) returns to his small hometown in Long Island where he meets a mysterious man named Dick (Richard Thomas) who works at the local newspaper. Although hard to believe, Richard discovers that Dick is an older version of himself who has been sent to correct Richard’s bad habits and wrong choices in life. With Dick’s help, Richard is able to win back the love of his former sweetheart Jackie (Christine Chatelain) and save his hometown from economic disaster.
Hallmark Movie Channel Premiere: Dad´s Home
Premieres Saturday, May 21 (8 p.m. ET/PT, 7C)
Ben Westman (David James Elliott) is shocked when he loses his job as an advertising executive because he makes too much money and can be replaced by three younger guys for the same amount. After he shares the news with his two children, he fires his live-in housekeeper who he can no longer afford. Now in the role of Mr. Mom, he makes a mess of everything. But Ben soon gets the hang of things and even finds a supporter in his son’s teacher. However, when he’s offered a great job in another city, Ben must decide what matters most in life.
Hallmark Movie Channel Premiere: For the Love of Grace
Premieres Friday, May 27 (8 p.m. ET/PT, 7C)
Steve (Mark Consuelos) loves his job as a firefighter, working alongside his younger brother, Frank, and his good friends. But when his wife dies in a car accident he grows distant and reckless. His life soon changes when he rescues Grace (Chandra West), a workaholic author, from an apartment fire he spots while walking home. A wounded soul like Steve, Grace has thrown herself into her work, her impending marriage and attaining her ‘ideal’ future. After her close-call, Grace has a new lease on life, which forces her to open her eyes to what she has been missing. And thanks to Grace, Steve begins to accept his past and allow his wounds to heal.
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