or


[02/18/14 - 11:16 AM]
"When Calls the Heart" Adds Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) Winning Actor James Brolin to the Cast
Brolin will play Judge Jedidiah Black in the season one finale of the primetime series airing Saturday, March 29 at 9:00/8:00c.

[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]

ONE OF WINTER'S TOP NEW ORIGINAL PRIMETIME DRAMAS, "WHEN CALLS THE HEART" ADDS EMMY(R) AND GOLDEN GLOBE(R) WINNING ACTOR JAMES BROLIN TO THE CAST

Series Stars Lori Loughlin, Erin Krakow, Daniel Lissing and Jack Wagner;

Brolin will Guest Star in Season Finale

Hallmark Channel announces Golden Globe(R) and Emmy(R) winner James Brolin ("Marcus Welby, M.D.," "Hotel," "Christmas with Tucker") has joined the cast of the Hallmark Channel Original Series, "When Calls the Heart." Brolin will play Judge Jedidiah Black in the season one finale of the primetime series airing Saturday, March 29 at 9pm ET/PT 8C. "When Calls the Heart" is the second scripted series for the network.

Based on the bestselling novel of the same nameby Janette Oke, "When Calls The Heart" stars Lori Loughlin ("Full House," "90210"), Erin Krakow ("Army Wives"), Daniel Lissing ("Last Resort") and Jack Wagner ("The Bold and the Beautiful," "General Hospital," "Melrose Place"). The series follows the story of young schoolteacher Elizabeth Thatcher (Krakow), who has just arrived to Coal Valley, a 19th century coal mining town in the Western Frontier, that is worlds apart from the wealthy, high-society life where she grew up. As Elizabeth adapts to the frontier lifestyle, she also warms up to handsome Constable Jack Thornton (Lissing). Elizabeth arrives in the aftermath of a mine explosion that claimed the lives of most of Coal Valley's men, leaving behind their widows - including kind-hearted Abigail Stanton (Loughlin) who becomes friends with Mountie Bill Avery (Wagner) a forensic specialist who has been called to the town to help investigate the mining explosion. Brolin will play the part of Circuit Judge, Jedidiah Black a legendary man who is insolent, insufferable and incorruptible who is welcomed to Coal Valley to bring justice to the town.

Brolin is one of television's best-known and most popular stars, he earned a Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) Awards for portraying, Dr. Steven Kiley in "Marcus Welby, M.D." Since then Brolin went on to star in TV series, "Hotel" and "Pensacola: Wings of Gold." Brolin has directed and starred in several movies and television series, some of his television series guest appearances include "The West Wing," "Monk" "Law & Order: SVU," "Psych," "The Defenders," "Community" and on "Castle" as Richard Castle's father. As a producer, director, Brolin has helmed episodes of such TV shows as "Pensacola: Wings of Gold," "Hotel" and "The Young Riders." He made his film directorial debut with "My Brother's War," in which he also wrote and starred. The film earned the Best Film award at the Hollywood Film Festival. Brolin's work in the TV movie "The Reagans" earned him acclaim along with Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) nominations in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Mini-Series or Movie category. Once Brolin finishes shooting "When Calls the Heart," he flies to Chile for his next role in Phoenix Picture's feature film "THE 33" opposite Antonio Banderas, Juliette Binoche and Gabriel Byrne. This past holiday season, Brolin starred in Hallmark Movie Channel's first ever original holiday movie, "Christmas with Tucker," which was the most watched Hallmark Movie Channel Original Premiere among households and women 25-54 delivery in network history, and the fifth most watched telecast in the network's history.

"When Calls the Heart" is a Believe Pictures and Brad Krevoy Television production. Executive Producers are Brad Krevoy, Brian Bird and Michael Landon, Jr. Based on the novel, When Calls the Heart by Janette Oke.

Hallmark Channel on Social Media: Facebook, Twitter (Join the conversation at #HeartofTV), Pinterest, GetGlue, YouTube





  [february 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· WHEN CALLS THE HEART (HALLMARK)











[08/22/14 - 02:58 PM]
"The Simpsons" Soars on FXX - Day 1 of 12-Day Marathon Delivers Record-Breaking Numbers for Nascent Channel
FXX spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 01:53 PM]
2015 NASCAR Schedule to Be Announced Tuesday at 5 P.M. ET on Special Edition of "NASCAR America" on NBCSN
Host Rick Allen will be joined by NBC Sports Group NASCAR analysts Jeff Burton, Kyle Petty and Frank Stoddard to present the schedule and discuss the selected dates, tracks, and overall 2015 NASCAR calendar.

[08/22/14 - 12:38 PM]
Oscar-Winner Stephen Gaghan to Direct "White City" Pilot for AMC
The project is an adventure story set in the somewhat surreal ex-pat world of near-present Afghanistan, one of the most discussed and least understood places on earth.

[08/22/14 - 11:43 AM]
"Red Band Society" Fans Banded Together to Help FOX Raise $100,000 for Charity Partners and Unlock the Debut Episode
The "Pilot" episode is available now until Tuesday, August 26 at 5:00 PM ET on multiple platforms.

[08/22/14 - 11:30 AM]
A Special "Lost"-Themed Episode of "Phineas and Ferb" to Premiere Monday, September 29 on Disney XD
The episode, titled "Lost in Danville," also guest stars Jane Kaczmarek and Rob Morrow.

[08/22/14 - 11:26 AM]
"Iyanla: Fix My Life Special Report: Healing in Ferguson" to Air Tuesday, August 26 at 9 PM ET/PT on OWN
The special episode of the award-winning series follows ordained minister and spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant on an emotional trip to Ferguson, Missouri.

[08/22/14 - 08:59 AM]
Talent Announced for 2014 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews September 6 - 15 at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills
The annual celebration features multiple screenings at the Center's L.A. and N.Y. locations, with L.A. hosting interactive panel conversations at each event.

[08/22/14 - 08:45 AM]
"Welcome to Sweden" Equals Its Top 18-49 Rating Since July 24
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 08:39 AM]
Discovery Channel Explores the World of Automotive Auctions in All New Series "Highway to Sell"
Across America, neglected classic cars are waiting to be restored and make their way back onto the street.

[08/22/14 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Rides "Big Brother" to Top Spots
The Eye is the night's most-watched network among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/22/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC's "Rookie Blue" Season Closer Is Up 22% to Tie a Season High and Tops Its Year-Ago Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 07:32 AM]
BBC America and BBC One Announce New Drama Series "The Living and the Dead"
"We are as excited about this show as anything since 'Life on Mars' and 'Ashes to Ashes' - we want it to be moving, tender, sensual... and very, very scary," said Ashley Pharoah and Matthew Graham.

[08/22/14 - 07:15 AM]
Teams Compete to Drive Away with the Grand Prize on New Food Network Series "Food Truck Face Off"
Jesse Palmer hosts the 13-episode series, premiering Thursday, October 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/21/14 - 06:00 PM]
GSN's Third Episode of Body-Painting Competition Show, "Skin Wars," Delivers Series-High Ratings
GSN spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 20.

[08/21/14 - 04:28 PM]
Lifetime's Upcoming Premieres - "The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story", "Girlfriend Intervention", "Kim of Queens", and "Dance Moms: Abby's Studio Rescue"
The latter returns on Tuesday, September 16 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.