EDMONTON (July 2, 2019) – Super Channel is pleased to announce that Hearties across the country will have something to look forward to this summer with the Canadian debut of When Hope Calls, coming to Super Channel Heart & Home this August.
The spin-off of Hallmark Channel’s beloved series When Calls the Heartis the first-ever streaming series for Hallmark Movies Now in the U.S., and will make its Canadian home on Super Channel, joining When Calls the Heart and Chesapeake Shores.
“Our loyal When Calls the Heart viewers have been eagerly asking where they can see When Hope Calls in Canada and we are thrilled to be able to bring it to them on Super Channel Heart & Home,” said Don McDonald, President and CEO. “Hearties will be sure to embrace this heartfelt series with its themes of community, family and faith and we are confident it will become a favourite with our Heart & Home viewers.”
The series is currently in production 20 kilometers outside of North Bay Ontario. Producer David Anselmo said, ““We are so excited to be filming this series in Northern Ontario. The beautiful landscape lends itself perfectly to the wonderful world we have created.”
When Hope Calls stars Morgan Kohan and Jocelyn Hudon, whom Hearties will remember were introduced as Lillian and Grace, in 2018’s When Calls the Heart holiday movie, The Greatest Christmas Blessing.
When Hope Calls follows Lillian (Morgan Kohan) and Grace (Jocelyn Hudon), sisters who were orphaned and raised very differently, as they reunite as adults and open an orphanage in a small Northwest town in the early 1900s. The town and its people are on the cusp of change, transitioning from the simple times of the horse and buggy to the more modern times of cars and technology.
When Hope Calls is produced by WHC Season 1 Productions Inc. and distributed by All Canadian Entertainment Inc.