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[03/27/14 - 01:43 PM]
Hallmark Channel & Hallmark Movie Channel 2014 Summer Preview
Also on tap: a new season of the Andie MacDowell-led "Cedar Cove," premiering Sunday, July 20.

[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]

HALLMARK CHANNEL & HALLMARK MOVIE CHANNEL 2014 SUMMER PREVIEW

'DEBBIE MACOMBER'S CEDAR COVE' - Season 2
Hallmark Channel Original Series World Premiere
Sunday, July 20 (8p.m. ET/PT, 7C)
Starring: Andie MacDowell, Dylan Neal, Teryl Rothery, Bruce Boxleitner, Barbara Niven, Sarah Smyth and Brennan Elliott

The sweeping, scenic world of Cedar Cove invites viewers in for Season 2! The #1 drama of Summer 2013 returns with Andie MacDowell starring as Olivia Lockhart, the no-nonsense Municipal Court Judge with a heart of gold and a fierce loyalty to her family and friends. MacDowell stars with Dylan Neal as Jack, Olivia's ruggedly faithful love interest; Teryl Rothery as Grace, Olivia's closest friend and encouraging shoulder to lean on; Bruce Boxleitner and Barbara Niven as Bob and Peggy Beldon, the lovably sweet owners of the local Thyme and Tide Inn; Sarah Smyth as Justine, Olivia's artistic and driven daughter; Brennan Elliott as Warren, Justine's manipulative ex-fiancé and the second season will also bring a new generation of adoring characters viewers will love!

Season 2 also welcomes celebrated television producer Sue Tenney, whose impressive list of credits includes co-executive producer and writer for the award-winning, inspirational and successful series "7th Heaven," as show runner for the new season. Adapted from material from New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber's beloved series of novels, Cedar Cove, the series immerses audiences into the majestic world of Cedar Cove, where the small but picturesque, idyllic seaside town is home to soaring romance, compelling drama and the meaningful relationships that hold it all together.

'FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE'
Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere
Saturday, July 19 (9p.m. ET/PT, 8C)
Starring: Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields and Antonio Cupo

Wendy Hartline is finally starting to settle into the single life after struggling with the death of her husband. After a difficult season of grief, she's taken over the family business of coordinating the town's most beautiful and memorable weddings with the help of her friend and co-worker Roseanne. However, when the charming and incredibly irritating Marco opens a legal practice that specializes in divorces right next to her wedding chapel, Wendy is going to make sure that she stops at nothing to promote her business and the sanctity of marriage. Along the way, Wendy learns that self-discovery and moving on are the ways to finding true happiness.

'MY GEORGE'
Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere
Saturday, June 7 (9p.m. ET/PT, 8C)
Starring: Sarah Lancaster, Vivica A. Fox, Kip Pardue and Brandon Quinn

A struggling novelist gets her big break when a book she writes about her dream man finally sells to a greedy literary agent, who wants to market it as a true story. Suddenly needing to find a guy to promote the book with her as her perfect boyfriend, the writer tries to make a romance spark between her and a local realtor, only to discover she's been ignoring an imperfectly true love all along.

'STRANDED IN PARADISE'
Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere
Saturday, August 9 (9p.m. ET/PT, 8C)
Starring: Josie Bissett

After losing her job in corporate America, Tess Nelson embarks on the non-refundable Hawaii vacation she's already paid for. A trip to paradise turns out to be a nightmarish vacation, except for the attractive young man who keeps crossing her path and the slow discovery that fate has a different plan in mind for Tess than the one she's been planning.

'OH SAY, CAN YOU SEE'
Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere
Saturday, June 28 (9p.m. ET/PT, 8C)
Starring: Meghan Markle, Christopher Jacot, Kristina Pesic, Jacqueline Samuda, Keith MacKechnie and Lochlyn Munro

Fireworks go off when Amy Peterson comes home to help save her family's annual 4th of July celebration and discovers she really does love the man who she left to pursue her dreams of being a journalist. There's just one problem: he's engaged to be married to her best friend, and Amy has been asked to be the maid of honor.

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'THE COLOR OF RAIN'
Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere
Saturday, May 31 (9p.m. ET/PT, 8C)
Starring: Lacey Chabert and Warren Christie

In this moving true story, Gina Kell and Michael Spehn are each grief-stricken when their spouses succumb to cancer just weeks apart. Although from the same church and school community, Gina and Michael were never friends, until their incredible tragedies and the sudden overwhelming task of being single parents brings them closer than they ever imagined.

'THE MEMORY BOOK'
Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere
Saturday, June 14 (9p.m. ET/PT, 8C)
Starring: Meghan Ory and Luke Macfarlane

Chloe Davenport, a budding photographer in San Francisco, discovers a personal book of pictures showcasing the romance of a young couple from the early seventies. Although the pictures show a couple who is very happy, Chloe is skeptical and believes true love is a falsehood. Wanting to find out more, Chloe sets out on an emotional journey to find the couple, Sarah and Jonathan, who she knows only through their old photos. With the help of a new friend, handsome but impulsive bartender Gabe, she follows leads all around the city, attempting to discover love and find the willingness to accept it in her own life.

'WEDDING PLANNER MYSTERY'
Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere
Saturday, July 26 (9p.m. ET/PT, 8C)
Starring: Erica Durance, Andrew Walker, Brandon Beemer and Chelan Simmons

Wedding planner Carnegie Kincaid has just landed the job that could propel her small business into the limelight - Nicky Parry's marriage to a concert pianist promises to be the season's biggest high society wedding, but when someone dies in a suspicious car crash and the bride is kidnapped, the impending nuptials turn into a nightmare. Relying upon her sharp intuition, humor and active imagination, Carnegie attempts to root out the culprit.

'SMALL MIRACLES'
Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere
Saturday, August 16 (9p.m. ET/PT, 8C)
Starring: to be announced

Darcy Miller, a college science major and true blue realist, comes across a list of belongings that were intended for close friends and family, from the mother she never knew. As an act of courtesy, she sets out to fulfill her mother's wishes only to discover these keepsakes turn out to be miraculous gifts to those receiving them, arriving incredibly at the perfect time. Darcy's journey becomes a venture into life's living miracles. This helps her draw closer to the mother she always longed for and to believe there are unexplained marvels in this world, even small ones, that defy explanation.





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· CEDAR COVE (HALLMARK)
· COLOR OF RAIN, THE (HMC)
· FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE (HALLMARK)
· GIFT OF MIRACLES, A (HMC)
· LOOKING FOR MR RIGHT (HALLMARK)
· MEMORY BOOK, THE (HMC)
· STRANDED IN PARADISE (HALLMARK)
· WEDDING PLANNER MYSTERY (HMC)
· WHEN SPARKS FLY (HALLMARK)





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