Released When Calls the Heart - 01.01.1970
When Calls the Heart is a collaborate creative effort between American production studios Believe Pictures, Jordan Films and Brad Krevoy Television, which is filmed in Vancouver.
The western and family drama series, which is available on the Hallmark network in the United States and Super Channel in Canada, was developed by Michael Landon, Jr. (Love Comes Softly, The Ultimate Life, Saving Sarah Cain), who also directed some of the episodes and served as the produced the series. When Calls the Heart is loosely based on Janette Oke's eponymous book of the same name, which is part of her Canadian West Series. The western family period drama premiered to American viewers in winter, and to Canadian – in spring 2014.
Initially, When Calls the Heart came out in fall 2013 as a two-hour feature film, but was later transformed into a television series. The main protagonist of the series, Elizabeth Thatcher, comes from a well-off Eastern family, but migrates from the big city to become a school teacher. Elizabeth gets used to the new life, but soon she has to change her ways.
Season 3 of When Calls the Heart was released in America in winter 2016 and continued attracting sizeable audiences in North America and hold a very high score of 8.6 on IMDb, so it was predictable that the producers greenlit the series for another installment.
"When Calls the Heart" Holiday Special: Teaser Trailer