Hallmark Channel has just renewed their family drama When Calls the Heart for a sixth season. The decision has been revealed at Crown Media Family Networks' upfront event. The network's Executive Vice President Michelle Vicary has emphasized that Hallmark Channel is proud of their devoted fans, who support the series and thanks to whom thereby When Calls the Heart possesses the high ratings.
Indeed, the viewing audience of the family drama remains steady. The fifth season premiere has gained an almost equal number of viewers like its predecessor. The current season premiered to 3.657 million viewers (+1.44%) with a 0.51 key demo rating among adults 18-49. Without a doubt, it's a pretty favorable indicator when the viewership of the series increases from season to season. Therefore, it was evident that Hallmark Channel is about to pick up the show for another installment. Besides, When Calls the Heart is popular among the viewers, according to its rating on IMDb, 8.5/10 > 6.500 votes.
The current season of the drama series is still airing. According to the schedule, the fifth round comes to an end on April 22, 2018. It seems that Hallmark Channel regards When Calls the Heart as a long-term project. We assume that, while the viewing audience is increasing, Hallmark is going to continue the project. At least, if the upcoming season showcases the same ratings, Hallmark will surely pick up the family drama for another season.
When Calls the Heart SummaryIf you have not watched this family drama on Hallmark Channel yet, we suggest you read a synopsis of When Calls the Heart below. Otherwise, you may scroll down to get acquainted with the additional details regarding the release date.
The story focuses on Elizabeth Thatcher, a young teacher accustomed to her high-society life. That's why she is shocked with her new assignment in Coal Valley. Elizabeth's existence in a rural town is full of trials and challenges. However, the townsfolk, in turn, is charmed by her sudden appearance, excepting Jack Thornton, the local Police Constable. However, over time, both become closer to each other and begin a relationship. The television series has its roots in the eponymous book by Janette Oke.