Hallmark Announces New Seasons of Several Shows But Leaves ‘When Hope Calls’ Fans Hanging

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Hallmark viewers bought a particular present on July 15 when the community introduced it was renewing its common dramas Good Witch and Chesapeake Shores. The channel additionally revealed {that a} When Calls the Heart Christmas particular was within the works for 2020 and confirmed that manufacturing of season eight of the frontier-set collection was set to start quickly. Forty new vacation motion pictures may even air later this 12 months on Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies and Mysteries.

The renewals imply that each one three of Hallmark Channel’s scripted authentic collection will return for an additional season. But one present was conspicuously absent from the record. Hallmark didn’t have something to say in regards to the standing of When Hope Calls, the streaming-only spinoff of When Calls the Heart. 

Will there be a ‘When Hope Calls’ Season 2? 

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Jocelyn Hudon, Elizabeth Saunders, and Morgan Kohan in When Hope Calls | ©2019 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Shane Mahood

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When Hope Calls premiered in August 2019 on Hallmark Movies Now. The present follows a pair of sisters, Lillian (Morgan Kohan) and Grace (Jocelyn Hudon), who have been separated as youngsters however reunite as adults to run an orphanage within the city of Brookfield. With heartwarming tales much like these on When Calls the Heart, in addition to occasional crossovers with the unique present, When Hope Calls appeared completely designed to enchantment to Hearties. 

Though many individuals appeared excited in regards to the new present, a quantity expressed frustration that the one method to watch it was to subscribe to Hallmark’s streaming service. Eventually, Hallmark relented, airing the present on Sunday nights after new season 7 episodes of When Calls the Heart. Hallmark has not revealed how many individuals streamed the collection, however when it aired on Hallmark Channel, it attracted a mean of 1.65 million viewers per episode, in accordance with TV Series Finale.

Now, followers who’ve seen the present are questioning whether or not they’ll ever be capable of discover out what occurs to Lillian and Grace, as Hallmark has been silent about what the long run holds for the collection. 

Fans beg Hallmark to resume ‘When Hope Calls’

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Ryan-James Hatanaka and Morgan Kohan When Hope Calls | i©2019 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Shane Mahood

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The lack of stories about When Hope Calls actually hasn’t gone unnoticed by the present’s followers. Some voiced their frustration on social media. 

“I’m so excited that @hallmarkchannel has renewed #GoodWitch but perhaps now they could renew #WhenHopeCalls too please,” one tweeted

Though Hallmark hasn’t stated something a few doable second season of When Hope Calls, the present has not formally been canceled. That has some folks holding out hope {that a} renewal would possibly nonetheless be within the playing cards. On July 14, a gaggle of followers who dubbed themselves “#hopefuls” tweeted at Hallmark, pleading with the community to convey again the collection. 

“Please, please, please can we have more of this wonderful show!” one wrote

“We would love to hear more stories from Brookfield!” one other chimed in.

When Hope Calls Season 1 is at the moment streaming on Hallmark Movies Now.

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