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It's Back to School for Kristy Swanson in "A Lesson in Love" a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, April 12
Along with Swanson, Scott Grimes, Paul Butcher and Allie Gonino test if the family who goes to school together, stays together.

[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]


Scott Grimes, Paul Butcher and Allie Gonino Co-Star

Kristy Swanson ("Operation Cupcake," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer") stars as a driven business woman who follows her family to college in "A Lesson In Love" a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere Saturday, April 12 (7p.m. ET/PT, 6C). Along with Swanson, Scott Grimes ("ER"), Paul Butcher ("Zooey 101") and Allie Gonino ("The Lying Game") test if the family who goes to school together, stays together.

Money can't buy happiness for career-driven mom Megan Mills (Swanson), or her family. Even a multi-million dollar windfall from a company merger is not enough to make up for the time that Megan lost with her husband, Mike (Grimes) and her twin children, Sean (Butcher) and Zoe (Gonino), while building a career. When Mike leaves her and joins Sean and Zoe in college, Megan realizes she must take drastic measures to bring her family back together. In order to save her marriage and reconnect with her children, she enrolls alongside them as a college undergrad.

Megan quickly discovers that rebuilding her family while surviving freshman year is going to take much more than just business prowess and school spirit. Despite her attempts to help her children adjust to college life, Sean and Zoe consistently reject Megan and are not pleased to have their mom as a classmate. Even Mike is too busy with school - not to mention a female professor - to appreciate her efforts. Megan only wants what is best for her family, but begins to question if she still has a part in it. With a tempting job offer waiting for her back at home, Megan must decide if she will drop out of campus life or if she has what it takes to graduate with family honors.

"A Lesson In Love" is a Mediapool Production in association with Larry Levinson Productions. Larry Levinson is the executive producer. Amanda Phillips Atkins is the coexecutive producer. Lincoln Lageson is the producer. Ron Oliver directed from a script by Terence Brody.

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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