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May 10, 2024

When Calls the Heart Renewed for Season 12!

Prepare yourselves for the most thrilling announcement this spring, as it was announced today that Hallmark Channel's longest-running original series, When Calls the Heart, is renewed for Season 12!

Along with the season 12 pick-up, there’s even more good news for Hearties. The new season will consist of 12 episodes, with production beginning in July! With more stories to tell in Hope Valley, season 12 will continue with themes about family, community, and of course romance as we move further into the 1920’s.

“I am overjoyed that When Calls the Heart is coming back for a 12th season!” said Erin Krakow, series star and executive producer. “Our fantastic writers, cast, and crew couldn’t be more excited to begin filming this next season! We are proud to tell stories that warm hearts in homes around the world and so grateful to Hallmark for being such champions of that positivity. Having the Hearties’ support over the past decade has been a true testament to what this show is all about: community and love. We cannot wait for our fans to see what Hope Valley has in store!”

Don't miss new episodes Sundays 9/8c!

Watch When Calls the Heart on Hallmark Movies Now.


When Calls the Heart is finally set to return on Sunday, April 7th with 12 all-new episodes

Season 11 of the Hallmark Channel series will premiere Sunday, April 7 at 9/8c.

The 12-episode season follows the shocking end to season 10, in which Elizabeth broke off her engagement to Lucas amid her developing feelings for Nathan. As if that wasn't enough drama, the season finale revealed that Lucas, fresh off being elected governor, was in danger, as an unknown figure approached him.

The upcoming season, which will explore renewal and redemption, will follow Elizabeth as she gets a fresh start, complete with romance, challenges and new style. Elizabeth and Nathan's storyline will continue, as they'll navigate their growing romantic feelings while also leaning on each other amid parenting obstacles.

Elsewhere, Lucas must confront his past in order to lead Hope Valley into the future, while Bill and Rosemary team up to unravel a mystery putting their entire community at risk.

"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," Erin, who also executive produces the series, says. "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," she 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!"

Lisa Hamilton Daly, Executive Vice President, Programming, agrees, saying, "If there's anything we can take away from the success of When Calls the Heart, it's that these stories, these characters, and essentially their lives, is that they resonate and they matter deeply to so many of our viewers. Eleven seasons is a celebration of the kind of heartwarming content that we strive to bring to the fans every year."

Don’t miss the return of “When Calls the Heart” Sunday, April 7 at 9/8c on Hallmark Channel!

Watch seasons 1-10 of When Calls the Heart on Hallmark Movies Now >>


When Calls the Heart season 10 Poster Debut
Catch a first look at the all-new poster for Season 10 of the beloved Hallmark Channel series, “When Calls the Heart.” The art features a close-up profile of star Erin Krakow with the church and beautiful Hope Valley landscape in the background.

Already renewed for an 11th season, Erin expressed excitement over continuing the stories of Elizabeth Thornton and the townspeople of Hope Valley.

"I am beyond excited for season 10 of When Calls the Heart to premiere July 30,” Erin, who is also an executive producer, said in a statement in February. “This season is full of beautiful moments and exciting twists and turns. I can’t wait for the Hearties to see what we’ve created for them! And I’m so thrilled, proud and grateful to Hallmark that the show has been renewed for season 11. We have so many more stories to tell. With our amazing cast, crew, and brilliant writers, there will be no shortage of romance and new adventures for the residents of Hope Valley! Having the Hearties continue this journey with us has meant the world and we are thrilled to share what’s in store these next two seasons!”

"I hope the Hearties are feeling as excited as we are to dive into these long-anticipated events. But it was important to let Elizabeth take her time with Lucas and for Rosemary and Lee to become contented with their lives together before the baby surprise," Executive producer Elizabeth Stewart said in May, following the season 9 finale, adding that the writers hoped they "earned" Lucas' proposal.

"Elizabeth is in a different place than she was with Jack," she noted. "The experiences of widowhood and motherhood have deepened her. I don’t think she needs or even desires to be swept off her feet in quite that once-in-a-lifetime way she was with Jack. Including Little Jack in the proposal is a signal that her top priority now is as a mother."

Don’t miss the return of “When Calls the Heart” Sunday, July 30 at 9/8c on Hallmark Channel!

Watch seasons 1-9 of When Calls the Heart on Hallmark Movies Now >>


When Calls the Heart to Renewed for Season 10

Hallmark Channel has renewed the network’s original, primetime drama series “When Calls the Heart” for a tenth season.

“I am thrilled that ‘When Calls the Heart’ is coming back for a tenth season,” said Erin Krakow, series star and executive producer. “With our amazing cast, crew, and talented writers, we can look forward to more adventures, laughs, tears, and stories of romance throughout the community of Hope Valley. We are so excited for all the viewers, especially the Hearties, to continue this journey with us!”

Watch all episodes of When Calls the Heart on Hallmark Movies Now >>

Watch Highlights from Season 9 >>


The wait is over! Catch up on all nine seasons of "When Calls the Heart," available to stream exclusively on Hallmark Movies Now.


Get ready, When Calls the Heart fans, Season 9 kicks off on Sunday, March 6, 2022 at 8/7c!

“We couldn’t be more excited to begin shooting season 9 of ‘When Calls the Heart,’ said star and executive producer Erin Krakow. “It’s a wonderful feeling being back on set with the amazing cast and crew. There are a lot more stories to tell this season and thanks to the talented writing staff, there will be more drama, adventure and romance and we can’t wait for our fans to see what Hope Valley has in store.”

In the Season 8 finale of the show Krakow's character, Elizabeth makes her decision about who she wants to be with. What will Season 9 bring for Elizabeth and the residents of Hope Valley? We can't wait to find out!

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