Thursday, March 27, 2008

Hallmark Unveils Movies, Sister Channel to Go HD

Hallmark Channel unveiled a production slate of 30 original movies that fit its family-friendly brand and said it will launch its sister network, Hallmark Movie Channel, in HD April 2.

The network has successfully mined the breed of TV movie -- at a time when the networks have all done away with them -- into ratings gold and has begun work on new titles including
Dean Cain, Mark Consuelos, Luke Perry and Vanessa Redgrave, to run on both channels.
Read full article here.

Meanwhile, the new Dean Cain movie that will be showing at the
Hallmark Movie Channel
will be...

"Final Approach," starring Dean Cain, Anthony
Michael Hall and Lea Thompson

Former FBI hostage rescue specialist Jack
Bender's (Cain) unique skills are challenged
aboard a domestic flight hijacked by Greg Gilliad
(Hall), a member of a radical organization who
wants his jailed leader freed. Jack's ex-wife,
Alicia (Thompson), an FAA employee, discovers
that the terrorists' motives are actually tied
to nuclear destruction. "Final Approach" also
stars Ernie Hudson, Sunny Mabrey, William
Forsythe and Tracey Gold. "Final Approach" premieres
Saturday, May 24 (9-11 p.m., ET/PT

Read more of the press release here.

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