Hallmark’s Fall Harvest New Movies Feature Soap Alums ‘Taking the Reins’ and ‘Flirting With Romance’ — Get the Full Schedule Right Here
Come along for exciting adventures this season.
This year we were treated to bonus Summer Nights movies during part two of the Hallmark Channel’s annual event, and we all know as summer begins to wind down, fall is near, which means there’s a whole other set of premieres! That’s right, it’s time for the network’s Fall Harvest special, which runs from Saturday, September 11, through Saturday, October 16, as first reported by ET, and we have a promo and the schedule for you.
Back in June, Soaps.com reported the very first premiere, which stars Tyler Hynes as Luke along with CMT Award-winning country superstar Lauren Alaina as Callie. Find out what happens when Callie returns to her hometown and learns life has moved on without her. Tune in Saturday, September 11, at 9 pm.
Hynes also shared a little “roadhouse romance” of his own.
Raise a Glass to Love
An aspiring master wine steward (otherwise known as a sommelier) named Jenna (Laura Osnes) heads back to her family vineyard to study the craft and becomes draw to Argentinian winemaker, Marcelo (Juan Pablo Di Pace), and his natural methods. Master Sommelier Jennifer Huether will appear in a cameo as herself. The new movie airs September 18, at 9 pm.
Taking the Reins
A writer (Nikki DeLoach, Days of Our Lives’ ex-Brenda) returns to her family’s ranch to work on an article surrounding her passion for horses. In doing so, she realizes exactly what caused her marriage to end and why she stopped riding horses. Soap alums Scott Porter (As the World Turns’ Casey), Corbin Bernsen (Young & Restless’ ex-Father Todd) and Janine Turner (General Hospital’s ex-Laura) also star in the premiere on Saturday, September 25, at 9 pm.
Of the movie, DeLoach expressed, “Something beautiful is being filmed and I’m so grateful to be a part of it.”
Love Strikes Twice
Mismatched married couple, Maggie (Katie Findlay) and Josh (Wyatt Nash), would like nothing more than a do-over. However, when they wake up 15 years earlier, will Maggie choose Josh once again or her ex-boyfriend for a happily ever after? The movie debuts on Saturday, October 2, at 9 pm.
South Beach Love
Fan favorite, and stepdaughter of Days of Our Lives’ Shawn Christian (ex-Daniel), Taylor Cole stars opposite William Levy in the movie based on the book by New York Times Bestselling Author Caridad Piñeiro, and Hallmark Publishing, which features Cuban cooking, friendship, family and romance. Go along for the journey on Saturday, October 9, at 9 pm.
Advice to Love By
An attraction blossoms when a love advice author (Erinn Westbrook) and a dating columnist (Brooks Darnell, Young & Restless’ ex-Nate) cross paths, which leads to both using tricks from their own playbooks to win the other over. The last premiere of the event airs Saturday, October 16, at 9 pm.
Stay tuned, as we’ll update this article with new video promos when they are released. For now, don’t miss sneak peek episode photos from this season’s Chesapeake Shores in our gallery below.
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<p>Robert Buckley makes his debut in season five. Oh, and did we mention, he’s a billionaire?</p>
<p>Raylene Harewood makes her debut in season five. She works with Connor at the new law firm. </p>
<p>In the season five premiere on Sunday, August 15, Abby imagines Trace standing behind the bar at The Bridge. Abby — and their season four cliffhanger kiss — is on her mind.</p>
<p>Abby’s at The Bridge with her family. Her future with Trace, and thoughts of their past, consume her.</p>
<p>Abby’s brother Kevin seems to be pondering his future as well. He and wife Sarah are planning new beginnings of their own.</p>
<p>The other O’Brien siblings, Connor and Bree, reconnect. Bree’s back home after working on her play in London.</p>
<p>Sister Jess spends some time with their father Mick. She is about to welcome some visitors to town.</p>
<p>Jess brings her fiance David’s parents to the docks. They’ll soon present Jess with a legal document that will having her feeling on edge.</p>
<p>Connor is working at a new law firm. However, a possible new client will turn out to be a conflict of interest where his family is concerned.</p>
<p>In the Sunday, August 22, episode, Mick and Trace take some time out to connect at The Bridge. Mick is giving him advice, as he often does. </p>
<p>Bree meets up with someone from her past while making a donation. Luke is her brother Kevin’s friend from high school. </p>
<p>Abby and Trace are at the docks. Considering Trace is leaving town, this could be one of the last close moments we see between them — even though it’s another one of Abby’s reflections on the past.</p>
<p>Abby and Mick have partnered up at O’Brien Construction. They have a business problem on their hands and are losing clients.</p>
<p>In the Sunday, August 29, episode, Megan shows Mick a painting, which he buys for her for eight dollars. Considering how valuable it really is, she plans to locate its artist.</p>
<p>Mick and Abby meet the local billionaire at the job site. Given the lawsuit looming over O’Brien Construction, they do their best to make sure Evan doesn’t back out of the hotel project.</p>
<p>Evan’s goofy ways seems to get under Abby’s skin. Here he appears to be spending the afternoon doing some rock climbing.</p>
<p>Siblings Bree and Kevin catch up over coffee. Between Kevin worrying about his chief at the station and Bree dealing with faces from the past, Luke’s return to shore is likely brought up. </p>
<p>In the Sunday, September 5 episode, Mick and his brother Thomas reconnect — and what better way to do it? The brothers set off to hike the Appalachian Trail to recreate a childhood memory. </p>
<p>Back at the Shores, Jess and David lead a group into the woods for the annual Snally Hunting Weekend. Everyone is on the lookout for the infamous Snallygaster.</p>
<p>This looks like an owl to us, but could it be the mystically creature at the center of the hunt? Only time will tell.</p>
<p>Abby and Connor are at opposite ends of the battle regarding the Dilpher case. But blood runs thicker than business, and the siblings find evidence that could help exonerate their father.</p>
<p>In the Sunday, September 12, episode, Sarah receives some very unexpected news. Good thing Jess is there to wrap her sister-in-law in a hug for comfort.</p>
<p>It’s time for Chesapeake Shores Day — and we have some winners! Kevin, David and Connor smile after winning medals in the triathlon.</p>
<p>It looks as though it’s a double celebration for the O’Briens. Jess, Abby and Bree take home medals too!</p>
<p>There’s nothing better than relaxing with a glass of wine. That’s exactly what David and Jess are doing at their inn.</p>
<p>In the Sunday, September 19, episode, Abby takes time out for herself at karate class. Her workouts have proven to help release some of the tension caused by Evan and the hotel project.</p>
<p>It’s time for Jess and David’s wedding day. Bree has picked a plus-one but did a guest list fiasco prevent her from bringing Luke? </p>
<p>Part of the wedding party has arrived. Connor, groom-to-be David, Mick and Kevin look handsome as ever in their suits.</p>
<p>And talk about a proud papa… just look at Mick as he waits for the ceremony to begin. Everyone else looks happy to be celebrating the big day with Jess and David too.</p>
<p>In the Sunday, September 26, episode, Abby and Evan do some work at the O’Brien residence. Little did she know that he would end up hurting his back.</p>
<p>Since the occurrence happened at the O’Brien’s, Evan is invited to stay until he feels better. It’s safe to say the couch will be occupied for a few days.</p>
<p>Everyone carries on as usual. Nell, Abby and the girls share a meal while Evan gets caught up on work from their couch.</p>
<p>Sarah lands in the hospital. While waiting for further tests, the news they received at the firehouse could very well affect their plans to start a family.</p>
<p>In the Sunday, October 3, episode, Nell and Mick share a close moment. The loving mom just might have more advice for her son.</p>
<p>Evan’s driver arrives at the O’Brien house. For what? To whisk Abby away on an adventure.</p>
<p>This beautiful place awaits Evan and Abby’s arrival. Could it be one of many of the billionaire’s properties or something more? </p>
<p>While seated amid tea and sandwiches, Evan has something to tell Abby. Will she be receptive to his declaration? </p>
<p>In the Sunday, October 10, episode, Megan struggles with an inner battle, as news of Mick’s whereabouts is unknown. However, she must pull it together for the art show.</p>
<p>Arthur and Nell attend the art show together. In fact, the two old friends take some time out for a dance.</p>
<p>Connor is completely exhausted and stressed over starting his own business. He knows he needs help in the form of an assistant.</p>
<p>Evan has a lot on his mind, mostly Abby, and makes a grand gesture. Too bad his generosity ends up backfiring.</p>
<p>In the Sunday, October 17 season finale, Megan is supposed to be planning a trip around the world with Mick. However, an opportunity could take her to California, which will likely put a damper on their plans — and their future.</p>
<p>Connor works to help Luke fight his parole hearing. If he fails, Luke could be headed back to prison.</p>
<p>Margaret is worried about Connor’s stress levels and his health. She plans to help him relax with a little surprise — one that he will be sure to love. </p>
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