Trying to both find an idyllic love life and impress her store’s investor, Frank (Schneider), Emma balances time dating romantic suitor Landon (Ryan Bittle, “All My Children”) and time at her store with Frank’s nettlesome son, Eric (Kristopher Turner, “Saving Hope”).Although Landon demonstrates real knight and shining armor potential with his romantic overtures, he doesn’t understand her priorities or support her passions like Eric does.
But along comes no-nonsense ornithologist Ginny Newsom (Kelly), who rushes in to “save” the majestic birds.For Frankie’s dad Jack (Lee), it’s dislike at first sight when he encounters pushy, know-it-all Ginny.Though Phillip qualifies as the “perfect” fiancé, Georgie feels a romantic spark is missing in their relationship.Tensions rise even further when Phillip’s sophisticated mother, Felice (Smith), blatantly frowns upon Georgie’s working class origins.Frankie and her brothers are anything but neutral observers as they watch the initial hostility between their widowed father and the strong-willed Ginny transform into something else. There’s nothing more romantic to mark the year’s biggest celebration of love than red roses, chocolates, candlelight…and Hallmark Channel!
Grab a date and embrace the loving, tender spirit of the season with two weeks of Hallmark Channel’s most romantic and heartfelt movies as part of the network’s ‘COUNTDOWN TO VALENTINE’S DAY.’ The love-filled programming event will include five All-New Original World Premieres dedicated to matters of the heart, beginning with “30 Stars: Megan Park, Benjamin Hollingsworth, Dean Cain Lindsay Corwin (Park) is a long-time believer in birthday wishes and she has wished for everything over the years from a puppy to a promotion.
Featuring stars like Jaclyn Smith, Hilarie Burton, Tim Conway, Stefanie Powers, John Schneider, Dean Cain and many more, Hallmark Channel’s Original Movie schedule lasts all month long with captivating original tales of chance encounters, rekindled flames and fairytale happily-ever-afters.
The January schedule, including “Away & Back,” a special Hallmark Hall of Fame World Premiere Presentation starring Jason Lee and Minka Kelly, leads to the network’s love-filled ‘COUNTDOWN TO VALENTINE’S DAY.’ Viewers will want to stay tuned for this highly anticipated programming event, starting January 31 “Viewers expect Hallmark Channel to take them on a romantic escape and now we are delivering countless hours of romance, love, laughter and joy to celebrate a new year,” said Michelle Vicary, Executive Vice President of Programming, Crown Media Family Networks.
Starring: Leah Renee, Kristopher Turner, John Schneider, Ryan Bittle, Stefanie Powers, Cherilyn Wilson, Cuyle Carvin, Michael Ensign After a childhood filled with reading fairytales, bookstore owner Emma (Renee) believes in handsome princes and happily ever afters.
Unlike her happily married coworker Marilyn (Powers), Emma has yet to be swept away by her own prince charming.
As Emma weighs fairytale courtship against genuine commitment, she learns that real love has more layers than storybook romances.