When Calls the Heart’s Elizabeth Thornton is ready for a “fresh start” — but will viewers embrace change when their favorite Hallmark Channel drama returns this spring?
Hallmark announced Tuesday that Season 11 of WCTH will premiere Sunday, April 7 at 9/8c — just six months after the series’ Season 10 finale (which aired in October).
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“Time has flown by since the end of Season 10 and I cannot put into words how thrilled I am for the premiere of Season 11 of When Calls the Heart,” series star/executive producer Erin Krakow said Tuesday. “It’s such a warm feeling to know that we have the loyalty, love and longevity to make it this far and that is a true testament to our viewers.
“I’m beyond proud and grateful to our hardworking crew, writers, producers, cast and Hallmark Channel for their vision and support,” her statement continues. “I cannot wait for viewers to tune in to this season and to continue on this journey with all of us! Season 11 delivers more heart than ever before!”
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When WCTH returns, “schoolteacher Elizabeth Thornton (Krakow) embarks on a fresh start — with new romance, new challenges and new style,” according to the official logline. “She and Mountie Nathan Grant (played by Kevin McGarry) navigate their growing romantic feelings while also leaning on each other for support as they face new parenting obstacles.”
Additionally, “newly elected governor Lucas Bouchard (Chris McNally) must confront his past in order to embrace his strengths and lead Hope Valley into the future,” while “retired mountie Bill Avery (Jack Wagner) and newspaper reporter Rosemary Coulter (Pascale Hutton) team up to unravel a mystery putting their entire community at risk.”
Per Hallmark, When Calls the Heart Season 11 — which will consist of 12 episodes — “explores renewal, redemption and, of course, romance, as Hope Valley enters the 1920s.” See the key art below, then hit the comments with your Season 11 wish lists.
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