Selleck Collars More ‘Jesse Stone’ With Hallmark

‘Touched By An Angel’ Producer Back In Series TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the decade that “Touched by an Angel” executive producer Martha Williamson has been away from series TV, much has changed. A new golden age has brought more daring shows, from “Mad Men” to “House of Cards” to “Breaking Bad,” and more ways to see them. But Williamson says her Hallmark […]

Hallmark Channel Benches ‘Good Wife’ Reruns

Hallmark Channel Drops Marie Osmond’s Talk Show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hallmark Channel and Marie Osmond are parting ways. In a statement Tuesday, the TV channel said it won’t renew Osmond’s talk show, “Marie,” for a second season. The show’s producer and distributor, Associated Television International, said that “Marie” was going into syndication as originally intended. A fall 2014 launch is planned, […]

Hallmark Ch. Launches Family Movie Showcase

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Hallmark Channel is making a new Friday night home for family movies. The channel announced Wednesday that it will launch the showcase March 15 with the debut of “Return to Nim’s Island,” starring Bindi Irwin, the 14-year-old daughter of the late Steve Irwin, the Australian crocodile hunter who hosted a […]

MacDowell Starring In Hallmark’s ‘Cedar Grove’

NEW YORK (AP) — Andie MacDowell will be a pioneer for the Hallmark Channel, starring in the network’s first prime-time series.Hallmark said Wednesday that MacDowell will portray municipal court Judge Olivia Lockhart in “Cedar Grove.” It will start with a two-hour movie airing later this year and continue with a 13-episode series early in 2013. […]

UPFRONTS 2012

Hallmark Adds ‘The Middle,’ Sets Primetime Series

Hallmark Channel Revamps Daytime Schedule

Crown Media Signs Long-Term Deal With Rentrak

Multi-screen media measurement firm Rentrak Corp. announced that it has signed a long-term TV Essentials contract with Crown Media Holdings Inc. for its Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel cable networks. Hallmark used Rentrak’s proprietary “Stickiness Index” during the 2011 upfront season. “We expanded our relationship to a full subscription to Rentrak’s TV measurement service […]

Hallmark Replaces Stewart With Osmond