Soapy Fan Favorites Team Up For Round Two of Hallmark’s Summer Nights’ New Movie Premieres — Including a Much-Anticipated Romantic Sequel
Bold & Beautiful, Days of Our Lives and General Hospital faves star in part two of this year’s summer line-up.
The time is here for the second half of the Hallmark Channel’s Summer Nights new movie premieres — and we have the updated line-up to round out the season’s event that runs from Saturday, July 31, through Saturday, August 28.
Love, For Real
Love, friendship and careers are on the line when Hayley (Chloe Bridges) and her best friend Bree (Taiana Tully) go on a reality dating show to publicize her fashion line — and of course, nothing goes as planned. One Life to Live alum Corbin Bleu (Jeffrey) also stars as Marco with Scott Michael Foster as Luke. Tune in for the new premiere on Saturday, July 31, at 9 pm, and watch the promo for more.
The 27-Hour Day
While taking a necessary break from developing her wellness brand empire, an entrepreneur named Lauren (Autumn Reeser) discovers that it won’t be easy to create the work-life balance she needs. However, could a new romance with Jack (Andrew Walker) during a relaxing retreat change her life forever? The movie debuts on Saturday, August 7, at 9 pm, and you can get a sneak peek in the video.
Sealed With a Kiss: Wedding March 6
Mick (Jack Wagner) and Olivia (Josie Bissett) are faced with delaying their own nuptials, one, because they’re hosting the wedding of an A-list actor and his fiancée and two, because Mick gets an exciting opportunity Olivia won’t let him turn down. However, in the end, a last-minute change in plans provides both couples with the wedding of their dreams. Don’t miss the much-anticipated sequel on Saturday, August 14, at 9 pm, and watch the promo.
A Little Daytime Drama
Previously titled Love in the Afternoon, head writer Maggie (Jen Lilley) must convince Darin (Ryan Paevey), fan-favorite actor and her real-life ex-boyfriend, to return to daytime in order save a soap drama from cancellation. The show’s creator and producer, Alice (Linda Dano) plans to retire and hand over the reins to Maggie — if the soap can be salvaged. Tune in on Saturday, August 21, at 9 pm, and watch the movie’s promo.
Sweet Pecan Summer
Amanda (Christine Ko) and her ex-boyfriend, J.P. (Wes Brown) must work together to sell her favorite aunt’s (Lauren Tom) pecan farm. As they put aside their differences, old feelings begin to rekindle, leading them to question the paths their lives are heading down. Don’t miss the final premiere on Saturday, August 28, at 9 pm, and get your first look here.
A Journey to My Heart
A young wildlife biologist sets out on a trip to a remote Alaskan nesting area of bald eagles and receives inspirational guidance from a Native American family. But that’s not all… a mysterious wilderness guide lends a hand as well. Tune in Saturday, September 4, at 9 pm.
Plus, keep an eye out for encores of the movies below that already aired during the first half of the Summer Nights line-up and don’t miss our gallery at the end of the article featuring brand new photos from the event!
You Had Me at Aloha
When a popular television travel host resigns, the network brings in Paige (Pascale Hutton) for the next season set in beautiful Hawaii. Little does she know, they also hired Ben (Kavan Smith), who has a knack for going to extremes. Though they clash at every turn, they also realize just how much they need one another to further their careers — and to balance each other off-screen. Tune in Saturday, June 5, at 9 pm and watch the preview here:
Of the crew and the island, Hutton expressed, “I just want to share my profound gratitude to the beautiful island of Oahu and our talented crew here in Hawaii for bringing the spirit of Aloha to our little movie.”
Next we have…
The Baker’s Son
Matt (Days of Our Lives alum Brant Daugherty, ex-Brian) is filled with passion and manages to transform his bread from bland to brilliant. However, when his bread loses its magic, the island locals go into a panic and turn to Matt’s childhood friend, and one true love, Annie (Eloise Mumford) for help. Don’t miss the premiere on Saturday, June 12, at 9 pm and watch a sneak peek below.
Do you want to see more views from the movie? Daugherty shared a lovely video of the locale and confessed, “I’ve filmed in worse places.”
Mumford jumped in to convey her gratitude “to have spent the last month making faces with this dope guy” and went on to thank “the kindest, best crew for just being so very rad and for taking such good care of us.”
Her Pen Pal
Event planner Victoria (Mallory Jansen) is beyond excited to be able to plan and attend her best friend’s Paris wedding. When she learns her ex will be there too — with a date — Victoria reaches out to her French childhood pen pal (Josh Sasse). The new movie airs Saturday, June 19, at 9 pm, and don’t miss the sneak peek promo.
And closing out the summer event is…
Sand Dollar Cove
Based on the book by Nancy Naigle, real estate development project manager Elli (Aly Michalka) is sent to the quaint, seaside Connecticut town of Sand Dollar Cove to acquire a beachfront property chosen for a new resort. A charming local, Brody (fan favorite Chad Michael Murray), holds the deed and plans to make sure the town’s beloved pier, where numerous memories have been made throughout the years, remains intact. As Elli and Brody spend time together, she works to figure out how to make the deal work, which leads to a growing, undeniable connection neither anticipated. Don’t miss the premiere on Saturday, June 26, at 9 pm, but for now, watch the preview.
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<p>The second half of Hallmark’s Summer Night’s new movie line-up begins Saturday, July 31. Chloe and Luke, contestants of a dating show, smile for the camera.</p>
<p> Chloe and Luke spend some time on a beach. However, love, friendship and careers will be on the line during the taping of the reality series.</p>
<p>Look at this dating contestant! His name is Marco but soap fans may remember Corbin Bleu for his <em>One Life to Live</em> role as Jeffery. </p> <p> </p>
<p>Lauren is taking break from developing her wellness brand empire. While on a relaxing retreat she meets Jack.</p> <p> </p>
<p>Again, Jack attends another event and claps along with a new friend. What’s going on that has them so happy?</p>
<p>Well, it looks as though Jack and Lauren have finally caught up with each other. The couple shares a dance under the moonlight.</p>
<p><em>Bold & Beautiful</em> and <em>General Hospital</em> alum Jack Wagner returns in the much-anticipated <em>Wedding March</em> sequel! Much like the actor’s love for music, here’s Mick with his guitar.</p>
<p>Olivia’s back helping others have their happily ever after. She meets with a couple who’s visiting the inn for the weekend.</p>
<p>Speaking of happily ever afters… Finally, Mick and Olivia tie the knot and stare at the sky above. </p>
<p>After a long road back to each other, Mick and Olivia are husband and wife. Mick takes this time to kiss his bride. </p>
<p>Amanda and her ex-boyfriend J.P. are forced to work together. Why? They must sell Amanda’s favorite aunt’s pecan farm.</p>
<p>Amanda takes a tour of the property on a side-by-side. She stops to look at the newly mounted for sale sign. </p>
<p>Amanda looks deep in thought while sitting by the fire. She’s clearly torn about the sale of the property. </p>
<p>Though they’ve had their differences, old feelings have rekindled! J.P. takes Amanda in a kiss and motions for the umpire to wait.</p> <p> </p>
<p><em>General Hospital</em> alum Ryan Peavey and former <em>Days of Our Lives</em> star Jen Lilley team up once again in this new Hallmark movie. They play ex-boyfriend and girlfriend Darin and Maggie.</p>
<p>Maggie is in line to take over the reins of a soap opera. All she has to do is convince her ex, who also happens to be a fan favorite, to return to daytime! </p>
<p>Well, if this kiss is any indication, it looks as though Maggie has succeeded. Or, could it be just a simple reconnection between the former flames?</p>
<p>Maggie and Darin share a dance during a function. It’s safe to say that Darin’s career isn’t the only thing that’s back on track. </p>
<p>In the first Summer Nights movie, it’s a case of opposites attract. Ben and Paige are forced to work together to further their careers.</p>
<p>It looks as though Ben and Paige are taking some time out for fun. Just look at them go off-road on a side-by-side adventure.</p>
<p>Ben gazes into Paige’s eyes. Could it be that he’s falling for his co-worker? We’d bet yes!</p>
<p>You know what they say about taking time out to smell the roses. In this case, during one of their stops, Paige takes some time out to smell the pineapple!</p>
<p><em>Days of Our Lives</em> alum Brant Daugherty stars as Matt in this new Summer Nights movie. Matt gets up early to prepare the day’s fresh bread.</p>
<p>Matt wants to make sure everything is just right. After the bread is ready, he removes it from the oven and places the loaves on a rack to cool.</p>
<p>Matt and his childhood friend Annie, in the blue floral dress, attend a recital. You’ll notice, they aren’t sitting together though.</p>
<p>Annie smiles at Matt as they applaud the dancers. Did we mention, that Annie isn’t just an old friend but Matt’s one true love?</p>
<p>Victoria is an event planner who heads to Paris for her friend’s wedding. Once there, she connects with her childhood pen pal, Jacques.</p>
<p>Victoria looks surprised to see Jacques. It’ll be interesting to watch these two connect in person after so many years.</p>
<p>Wow, that art work would give anyone a lot to think about. Hopefully Jacques can give Victoria some backstory on the mural. </p>
<p>A little Paris outing could open the doors for various adventures. It looks as if Jacques has some suggestions for the day.</p>
<p>Fan favorite Chad Michael Murray stars as Brody in the movie based on the book by Nancy Naigle. Brody is a charming local of the seaside Connecticut town, Sand Dollar Cove.</p>
<p>Brody meets Elli, a real estate development manager who wants to acquire some beachfront property for a resort. However, Brody wants the town’s pier to stay just as is it.</p>
<p>Brody and Elli take some time out to build a sand castle. If you notice, they’ve outlined the castle with numerous sand dollars.</p>
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