[01/19/10 - 06:12 PM]
'Invasion' Costars Eddie Cibrian and Lisa Sheridan Reunite in 'Healing Hands,' a Hallmark Channel in Hd Original Movie Premiering March 20
Patrick Duffy and Meagan Fay also star in the project, from Larry Levinson Productions.

[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]

every gift comes with a cost


Television Favorite Patrick Duffy Also Stars

When a humble man receives a gift he never asked for, he is faced with a life-or-death decision of what to do with it. Eddie Cibrian and Lisa Sheridan � who costarred in the television sci-fi drama "Invasion" � star with "Dallas" and "Step By Step" favorite Patrick Duffy in "Healing Hands," a Hallmark Channel in HD Original Movie premiering Saturday, March 20 (9p.m. ET/PT ,8C).

Buddy Hoyt (Cibrian) lives a simple life from the garage apartment of his adoptive parents, Aunt Beth (Meagan Fay, "Mad Money") and Uncle Norman (Duffy). Buddy works thanklessly as a school janitor and is busy planning the next move for himself and his fianc�e, Alice (Sheridan), when suddenly, one wrong step sends him into a coma. When he finally comes to, his life changes in a way he can hardly believe. Buddy realizes he has the ability to heal others just by touching them, although he must drain his own energy to revitalize theirs. Almost overnight, the humble janitor becomes the talk of the town, and he finally feels appreciated as more people come to him for help. However, Buddy's gift begins to take its toll, on both his health and his relationship with Alice, and he realizes that helping others can't mean overlooking his own well-being. With the life he has waited for now on the line, Buddy must decide to what extent he is able to put others' futures ahead of his own.

"Healing Hands" is an LG Films Production in association with Larry Levinson Productions. Larry Levinson is the executive producer, Randy Pope and Michael Moran are the co-executive producers, and Erik Heiberg and Lincoln Lageson are the producers. Bradford May directed from a script by Steven H. Berman.

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 available in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) to a national audience of nearly 90 million subscribers. The top tier program service is distributed through more than 5,450 cable systems and communities as well as direct-to-home satellite services across the country. Hallmark Channel consistently ranks among the highest-rated cable networks and is the nation's leading network in providing quality family programming. Hallmark Channel's sibling network is Hallmark Movie Channel, also available in HD and SD, which focuses on the greatest family movies of all time.

  [january 2010]  


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