From a media release:
Super Channel is pleased to announce to the delight of Canadian â€˜Heartiesâ€™ across the country, that it has acquired the fifth season of the heart-warming family drama, When Calls the Heart.
Season five of the sweeping frontier drama will return to Super Channel in February 2018, kicking off with a special 90-minute Christmas episode airing on Boxing Day. Season four is currently available on Super Channel and Super Channel On Demand.
The Super Channel original series is a Canadian production filmed on location in British Columbia and based on the bestselling book series by acclaimed Canadian author Janette Oke. The series stars Erin Krakow (Army Wives), Pascale Hutton (Sanctuary), Kavan Smith (Supernatural), Lori Loughlin (Fuller House, 90210), Daniel Lissing (The Last Resort) and Jack Wagner (The Bold and the Beautiful).
The enchanting series has captured the hearts of loyal viewers in both Canada and the US and boasts a passionate fan base known as the #Hearties, who have become a social media phenomenon, making When Calls the Heart one of Super Channelâ€™s most social series. These devoted fans also gather every year for a Hearties Family Reunion where they visit the set of Hope Valley, meet the cast &Â crew, and interact with other Hearties from around the globe. The third annual Hearties Family Reunion took place this past weekend (Oct 20 â€“ 22) in Langley, B.C.
When Calls the Heart is a WCTH Season 5 Production in association with Brad Krevoy Television and Believe Pictures. Vicki Sotheran and Greg Malcolm serve as producers. Brad Krevoy, Alfonso H. Moreno, Paul Jackson, Cynthia J. Cohen, Brian Bird, Michael Landon, Jr., Susie Belzberg, Michael Shepard, Eric Jarboe, Neill Fearnley and Jimmy Townsend are executive producers. Derek Thompson, Elizabeth Stewart, Richard Manning, Amanda Phillips Atkins and Lori Loughlin are co-executive producers. Peter DeLuise, Mike Rohl and Martin Wood serve as supervising producers. Doran S. Chandler, Shelley Matheson and Vince Balzano are associate producers.