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[09/30/13 - 01:31 PM]
Hallmark Channel's First-Ever Primetime Series "Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove" Earns a Second Season Renewal
The critically acclaimed series has garnered tremendous popularity and success, already seen by tens of millions of viewers.

[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]

HALLMARK CHANNEL'S FIRST-EVER PRIMETIME SERIES "DEBBIE MACOMBER'S CEDAR COVE" EARNS A SECOND SEASON RENEWAL

Since Its July 20th Premiere, "Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove" Has Made Hallmark Channel the #1 Cable Network Saturdays 8-9 p.m.

Hallmark Channel's very successful and first-ever primetime series, "Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove" starring internationally renowned actress Andie MacDowell, has received a second season renewal. The critically acclaimed series has garnered tremendous popularity and success, already seen by tens of millions of viewers. Since the series launched on July 20, "Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove" has made Hallmark Channel the #1-rated cable television network, Saturdays 8-9 p.m. The two-hour series pilot debuted as the #1 primetime ad-supported movie of the week and day, delivering a 2.4 HH rating with over 3.8 million unduplicated viewers. Additionally, the premiere episode was the #1 general entertainment program for cable in social media as measured by Trendrr.

"We are incredibly pleased with the tremendous success of 'Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove,' our first-ever primetime series," said Michelle Vicary, Executive Vice President, Programming, Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel. "We are so thrilled to work with Debbie Macomber and have the opportunity to bring to life her beloved book series, which was the perfect fit for Hallmark Channel. The show's significant impact and the fact that audiences have responded positively to the show has warranted a second season renewal. We launched a new era at Hallmark Channel with 'Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove' and we look forward to the show's continued growth and success."

Andie MacDowell, Dylan Neal, Teryl Rothery, Bruce Boxleitner and Barbara Niven will all return to the second season of "Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove." The series is filmed in Vancouver and will begin production in 2014. The second season will also debut in 2014.

Hallmark Channel President & CEO Bill Abbott, Michelle Vicary, Andie MacDowell and Dylan Neal will be at MIPCOM in Cannes, October 6-8, and in particular will participate in a panel discussion about the series at the MIPCOM Press Center on October 7.

"Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove" is based on the popular book series Cedar Cove by New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber. The series immerses its audiences into the majestic and inimitable world of Cedar Cove, a small town with a big heart. In "Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove," the small but picturesque lake town of Cedar Cove is home to romance, relationships and drama. At the center of it all is Judge Olivia Lockhart, played by Andie MacDowell, whose Cedar Cove Municipal Court is where the town's shocking surprises and hidden secrets are unveiled. Dylan Neal plays the handsome Jack Griffith, the new editor of the Cedar Cove Chronicle, who uncovers and reveals the truth on what goes on behind the closed courtroom doors, but also has grown to be a love interest for Judge Lockhart.

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 88 million subscribers. Hallmark Channel is the nation's leading destination for quality family programming with an ambitious slate of original TV movies and specials, as well as some of television's most beloved sitcoms and series, including The Golden Girls, The Waltons, Little House on the Prairie, and Frasier. The channel is also home to a range of lifestyle programming, anchored by Home & Family, a daily two-hour live show shot in a fully functional house located on the Universal Studios lot. Hallmark Channel's sibling network, Hallmark Movie Channel, available in HD and SD, focuses on family-friendly movies with a mix of original films, classic theatrical releases, and presentations from the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame library.

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