or


[01/30/07 - 01:47 PM]
Tell Us Your Story Animated Shorts - Featuring Love Stories from Viewers - Premiere February 1 During "Whole Lotta Love" Month, on Hallmark Channel
The first round of 30-second programs feature love stories as part of the network's "Whole Lotta Love Month."

[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]

�TELL US YOUR STORY� ANIMATED SHORTS � FEATURING LOVE STORIES FROM VIEWERS � PREMIERE FEBRUARY 1 DURING �WHOLE LOTTA LOVE� MONTH, ON HALLMARK CHANNEL

Memorable Romantic Stories From Viewers Debut As Animated Shorts To Appear On-Air and Online

Did you hear the story about the woman who met her �knight in shining armor�? He rescued his lady love when she got her hair stuck in a weed wacker. Or the story about the couple who met and fell in love at their dogs� therapy sessions?

Those are just two of the funny, heartwarming, viewer-generated stories which have been turned into animated shorts as part of the new, ongoing programming initiative, �Tell Us Your Story,� which begins airing on Hallmark Channel, Thursday, February 1. The first round of 30-second programs feature love stories as part of the network�s �Whole Lotta Love Month.�

The animated shorts are the result of Hallmark Channel�s invitation to viewers to share their personal stories about romance, family, funny incidents and other memorable moments in their lives. The network has received thousands of viewer stories, many of which have been turned into animated stories narrated by the real-life person whose story is being told. The short programs will also appear online at www.hallmarkchannel.com, also beginning February 2001.

During �Whole Lotta Love Month,� beginning February 1, Hallmark Channel is featuring an entire month of romantic films and the World Premiere of the Hallmark Original Movie, �Love is a Four Letter Word,� starring Teri Polo, on February 3.

Following is a rundown of the animated love stories that will begin airing February 1:

From Leanna Thomure (Springfield, Mo.) � Leanna tells the story of how a handsome new pharmacist caught her eye and how she set out to get to know him by placing special orders for hairspray � every week!

From Bill Reike � (Forrest Hill, Md.) � Bill tells how he met the love of his life at dog therapy for his yellow lab and his future wife�s Weimaraner.

From Lenora Lewis (Beaver Falls, Pa.) � Lenora, a cashier at a grocery store, talks about how she relented after a months of being asked out by a co-worker, and how the plane ride and lake visit he took her on cinched the deal.

From Bill Hall (Houston, Texas) � Bill talks about how short memories didn�t get in the way of love�s bloom. On a second date, he couldn�t remember what his date looked like and when she went to introduce Bill to her friends, she couldn�t remember his name!

From Chuck Stetar (Louisville, Ky.) � Chuck met his fianc� on a cruise ship and it was love at first sight.

From Inga Kaczmarek (Holiday, Fla.) � Inga tells about her high school reunion and how a blind date arranged by her mother made not only the reunion a success, but the rest of her life.

From Deborah Grantham (Henderson, Tenn.) � Deborah shares the silly story about how her Knight in Shining Armor came to her rescue when she was doing yard work and got her hair stuck in her weed wacker.

Viewers who want to submit their stories for consideration can visit www.hallmarkchannel.com for more information.

Hallmark Channel, owned and operated by Crown Media Holdings, Inc., is a 24-hour basic cable network that provides a diverse slate of high-quality entertainment programming to a national audience of over 75 million subscribers. The top tier program service is distributed through more than 5,300 cable systems and communities as well as direct-to-home satellite services across the country. Hallmark Channel consistently ranks among the top 10 ad-supported cable networks in Prime Time and Total Day household ratings and is the nation�s leading network in providing family-friendly programming. Crown Media also operates a second 24-hour linear channel, Hallmark Movie Channel.





  [january 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[11/16/18 - 02:04 PM]
Karey Burke Named President, ABC Entertainment, Following Channing Dungey's Decision to Step Down from the Role
Upon completion of the 21st Century Fox acquisition, Ms. Burke will then report to Dana Walden, chairman, Disney Television Studios and ABC Entertainment.

[11/16/18 - 01:04 PM]
"America's Got Talent: The Champions" Announces First Group of All-Star Acts
The spin-off will bring together the world's most talented, memorable and all-around fan favorite acts from past seasons of "AGT" and around the globe from the other "Got Talent" franchises," spanning 194 territories.

[11/16/18 - 01:04 PM]
Video: "Young Justice: Outsiders" - Teaser
The animated series comes to DC Universe on Friday, January 4.

[11/16/18 - 12:17 PM]
ABC Picks Up "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." for a Seventh Season
Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker, Elizabeth Henstridge, Henry Simmons, Natalia Cordova-Buckley and Jeff Ward star in the current sixth season, due in Summer 2019.

[11/16/18 - 11:18 AM]
Ken Jeong to Embark on the Ultimate Christmas Journey in New YouTube Original Special "Ken Jeong Cracks Christmas"
The 30-minute special will debut on the Buzzfeed YouTube channel on December 12.

[11/16/18 - 10:15 AM]
"Vice Special Report: The Panic Artists," A Behind-the-Scenes Account of the 2008 Financial Crisis, Debuts Dec. 10 on HBO
With exclusive interviews and testimony from the major players in politics and economics, the special provides the definitive look inside the most successful - and most loathed - taxpayer-funded bailout in history.

[11/16/18 - 10:02 AM]
Video: Showtime Debuts New Trailer for "SMILF" Season Two
The Frankie Shaw-led comedy returns Sunday, January 20 at 10:30/9:30c on the pay channel.

[11/16/18 - 10:00 AM]
Writer/Producer Eric Friedman Signs Overall Deal That Extends His Successful Tenure with Disney Channel
Most recently, Friedman was executive producer and showrunner of "Bizaardvark," which has wrapped production after three seasons.

[11/16/18 - 09:10 AM]
FOX Sports Reigns Supreme in Most Important Metric in All of Television: Live Sports Event Viewing
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/16/18 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Series Score Postseason Football Spotlights
Look for a special episode of "Magnum P.I." following the AFC Championship Game on Sunday, January 20.

[11/16/18 - 08:21 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Continue Reign
The network leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/16/18 - 08:02 AM]
Netflix to Produce Animated Feature Film "Escape from Hat" from Academy Award Nominated Director Mark Osborne
Production will commence this month in New York for an expected 2022 release.

[11/16/18 - 04:56 AM]
Animal Planet and Coyote Peterson Announce the Development of First Long-Form Television Series for YouTube Star
The series will premiere on Animal Planet in 2019 and will appeal to Peterson's established 13 million-strong "Coyote Pack" as well as Animal Planet's global audience.

[11/15/18 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 15
Updates include: Hugh Grant to star opposite Nicole Kidman in HBO's "The Undoing"; J.K. Simmons to visit "Veronica Mars" on Hulu; and Matt Long scores arc on NBC's "Manifest."

[11/15/18 - 03:21 PM]
Video: Bravo's "Dirty John" Premiere Episode Is Available Now on YouTube, BravoTV.com, VOD and the Bravo App
Ahead of the premiere on Sunday, November 25, Bravo has made the entire first episode of "Dirty John" available for a pre-linear preview.