Hallmark Renews 'When Calls the Heart' forSeason 12with 12 Episodes

Hallmark Channel renews "When Calls the Heart" for a 12th season, consisting of 12 episodes, with production set to begin in July 2024. The show's current 11th season is enjoying impressive ratings success, ranking as the #1 most-watched entertainment cable program this year.

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Hallmark Renews 'When Calls the Heart' forSeason 12with 12 Episodes

Hallmark Renews 'When Calls the Heart' forSeason 12with 12 Episodes

Hallmark Channel has officially announced the renewal of its longest-running original series, "When Calls the Heart," for a 12th season. The new season will consist of 12 episodes, with production set to begin in July 2024.

The news comes just five episodes into the show's current 11th season, which is enjoyingimpressive ratings success. "When Calls the Heart" is currently ranking as the #1 most-watched entertainment cable program this year to date among households, total viewers, and women 18+. It has delivered the top spot in its timeslot for four straight weeks with key demographics.

Lisa Hamilton Daly, Executive Vice President of Programming at Hallmark Media, expressed her excitement about the renewal, stating,"When Calls the Heart continues to exceed our expectations and the number of fans and viewers continue to grow every year. Bringing season 12 to life is a huge milestone and is a true testament to the cast and crew's hard work and dedication throughout the last decade."

"I am overjoyed that When Calls the Heart is coming back for a 12th season!" Krakow said. Erin Krakow, who stars as Elizabeth Thornton and serves as an executive producer, shared her joy about the show's return. "Our fantastic writers, cast, and crew couldn't be more excited to begin filming this next season!"

"When Calls the Heart" is inspired by Janette Oke's book of the same name and takes place in the early 20th century, following a young teacher from a wealthy eastern family who moves to a small western coal mining town for her first classroom assignment. The series has become a beloved favorite among fans, known as "Hearties," since its premiere on January 11, 2014.

Season 12 of "When Calls the Heart" promises to bring more heartwarming stories and compelling characters to the town of Hope Valley as the show moves further into the 1920s. With 12 new episodes on the horizon and the dedicated cast and crew at the helm, fans can look forward to anothercaptivating chapterin this cherished Hallmark Channel series.