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Paris, Wine & Romance
Premieres Saturday May 4 9pm/8c
Starring Jen Lilley and Dan Jeannotte
Isabella is the ambitious new owner of her family’s Oregon winery whose dream of becoming world-renowned takes a big step forward when she enters a prestigious wine competition in Paris. Upon arrival, Isabella meets her biggest competitor, Jacques, from one of the world’s foremost winemaking families. Impressed by Isabella and her expertise in wine, a budding romance develops between them. However, as the results as the competition are announced, Isabella believes Jacques badmouthed her wine. Hurt, she returns home. When Jacques discovers what upset her, he seeks to win her back, even if it means leaving behind his beloved winery.
A Feeling of Home
Premieres Saturday May 11 9pm/8c
Starring Jonna Walsh and Nathan Parsons
Host of a New England web series, Abby is set to launch her own line of home products. All she needs is a few more authentically northeastern webisodes and the deal is done. But Abby’s roots are actually in Texas, and now she must return to her dad’s ranch to help him. Surprised to find her former boyfriend Ryan is the ranch manager, Abby is soon swept up in their old chemistry. Torn between her Texas roots and her New England aspirations, Abby must decide where she belongs – with work in the northeast, or deep in the heart of Texas.
Sailing Into Love
Premieres Saturday May 18 9pm/8c
Starring Leah Renee and Chris McNally
Biology teacher Claire is busy juggling her duties as bridesmaid to three friends, as well as teaching a summer enrichment class at her most favorite place in the world, Blue Island. Claire learns that the sailboat used to ferry to her students has been sold to a former Navy man, Captain Tom, with the stipulation that he continues to sail the class to the island. Claire’s life gets complicated when she learns her former boyfriend Jason works for the developer intent on building a resort on Blue Island.
From Friend to Fiancé
Premieres Saturday May 25 9pm/8c
Starring: Jocelyn Hudon, Ryan Paevey and Kelly Kruger
Jess Parks (Hudon) has a good job, great friends and a cool apartment in the city. She has it all, except the ability to find her perfect match that would appreciate her quirky humor and outgoing nature. The only person that ever truly understood Jess is her lifelong Best Friend Ted (Paevey). Jess and Ted grew up together as neighbors in the suburbs and were inseparable. When Ted reveals to Jess that he’s getting married and asks her to be his Best Man, or in this case Best Woman at his wedding, Jess is happy until she finds out that he’s marrying her high school rival and mean girl Kimberly Kentwood (Kruger). As Jess and Ted spend time together planning his big day, Jess realizes that her perfect match has been Ted all the time but is it too late to be his BFF bride?
Love in the Sun
Premieres Monday May 27 8pm/7c
Starring Emeraude Toubia, Tom Maden and Shawn Christian
When successful dating app creator Alana hesitantly gets engaged, she returns to her hometown in Florida to deliver the news to her dad. Upon returning home, she crosses paths with her former flame, Kai, and finds herself falling in love with the fun and adventurous lifestyle tied to her community. As Alana and Kai work together to help her dad restore his declining property, Alana finds herself conflicted as to whether or not her current way of living makes her happier than the home and community that she always knew and loved.