FAST BREAK, SCORE! HALLMARK CHANNEL�S MARCH MADNESS INCLUDES MORE ORIGINAL MOVIES THAN ANY OTHER NETWORK
�Sacrifices of the Heart,� MCBRIDE, �Dogged,�
and JANE DOE, �Ties That Bind� Team Up for Three-Point Shot
Hallmark Channel � America�s supplier of high-quality, family entertainment � scores a three-pointer this March with more original movies than any other network.
�Sacrifices of the Heart,� a Hallmark Original Movie premiering Saturday, March 3 (9/8 c), stars Melissa Gilbert and Ken Howard � great actors who also serve as point guards in the Hallmark Channel fast break aimed at controlling the TV ratings boards. The March stunt gets a strong move to the basket from John Larroquette, who stars in the Hallmark Channel Mystery Movie, MCBRIDE, �Dogged,� which premieres Saturday, March 10 (9/8 c). Prior to the end of the month, Lea Thompson sinks a buzzer beater with JANE DOE, �Ties That Bind,� also a Hallmark Channel Mystery Movie, which premieres Saturday, March 17 (9/8 c). Masi Oka (�Heroes�) comes off the bench as a special guest star.
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 76 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 quality family programming. Crown Media also operates a second 24-hour linear channel, Hallmark Movie Channel.