The Hallmark Channel airs a variety of original and acquired programming, including movies, TV series and miniseries. The channel, owned by a media subsidiary of Hallmark Cards, is known for its family-friendly programming.Continue Reading
The channel is well-known for its original made-for-TV movies that focus on uplifting, family-oriented stories. The network produces a substantial number of original films each year, releasing 25 movies in 2011. The Hallmark Channel also airs a range of holiday-themed programming throughout the year, particularly at Christmas time.
In the 2010s the network has increasingly turned to original series, premiering ���Cedar Cove��� in 2013 and ���When Calls the Heart��� in 2014. ���Cedar Cove��� is based on Debbie Macomber���s book series of the same name, while ���When Call the Heart��� is based on a novel series by Janette Oke.Learn more about Art & Literature