TCA Winter 2013: Hallmark's ‘Cedar Cove' Series to Premiere June 8

Companion Original Movie to Air the Week Before

Pasadena, Calif. -- Hallmark Channel's first primetime scripted series Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove will launch on Saturday, June 8 at 9 p.m. (ET), a week after the two-hour original movie/backdoor pilot of the same name premieres on June 1.

Cedar Cove stars Andie MacDowell and Dylan Neal and based on the bestselling book series about a judge in a small town and the new newspaper editor who becomes her love interest.

A second scripted series in development based on Janette Oke's When Calls the Heart is being targeted for a 2014 launch, said Michelle Vicary, executive vice president of programming for Crown Media Family Networks, Hallmark's parent company.