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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 3, 2013
SUMMER SATURDAYS JUST GOT HOTTER WITH THE SIZZLING CAST OF
‘DEBBIE MACOMBER’S CEDAR COVE’
HALLMARK CHANNEL’S FIRST-EVER PRIMETIME SERIES
PREMIERING JULY 20
TV viewers will savor the summer with the deliciously entertaining cast of “Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove” that includes Golden Globe® winner ANDIE MACDOWELL, veteran actors DYLAN NEAL (“The Bold and the Beautiful,” “Dawson's Creek”), BRUCE BOXLEITNER (“TRON,” “Babylon 5,” “Scarecrow and Mrs. King”), TERYL ROTHERY (“Stargate SG-1,” “Kyle XY,” “Dragon Ball”), BARBARA NIVEN (“One Life To Live,” “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “Moonlight & Mistletoe”) and BRENNAN ELLIOTT (“The Nanny Express,” “Strong Medicine”) have teamed up to star in Hallmark Channel’s first-ever original primetime series “Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove,” a two-hour World Premiere on Saturday, July 20 (8 p.m. ET/PT, 7C).
In “Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove,” the small but picturesque lake town of Cedar Cove is home to romance, friendships and drama. At the center of it all is Judge Olivia Lockhart, played by Andie MacDowell, whose Cedar Cove Municipal Court is where the town’s surprises and hidden secrets are unveiled. Dylan Neal plays Jack Griffith, the new editor of the Cedar Cove Chronicle who uncovers and reveals the truth on what goes on behind the closed courtroom doors and also finds himself as a budding love interest for Judge Lockhart. Bruce Boxleitner and Barbara Niven play husband and wife, Bob and Peggy Beldon, who are owners of Thyme and Tide, the local bed and breakfast where visitors of the majestic small town congregate. Brennan Elliott portrays wealthy developer Warren Saget who is engaged to Olivia’s daughter and Olivia’s best friend Grace is played by Teryl Rothery. “Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove” is based on the bestselling book series Cedar Cove by #1 New York Times bestselling author, Debbie Macomber.
Hallmark Channel, owned and operated by Crown Media Holdings, Inc., is a 24-hour basic cable network that provides a diverse slate of high-quality entertainment programming available in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) to a national audience of 87 million subscribers. Hallmark Channel is the nation’s leading destination for quality family programming with an ambitious slate of original TV movies and specials, as well as some of television’s most beloved sitcoms and series, including The Golden Girls, The Waltons, Little House on the Prairie, and Frasier. The channel is also home to a range of lifestyle programming, anchored by Home & Family, a daily two-hour live show shot in a fully functional house located on the Universal Studios lot. Hallmark Channel's sibling network, Hallmark Movie Channel, available in HD and SD, focuses on family-friendly movies with a mix of original films, classic theatrical releases, and presentations from the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame library.