Premieres Sunday, February 21 at 9 p.m. ET
EDMONTON (January 25, 2021) – Calling all Hearties! It’s time to get ready to head back to Hope Valley for another season of the Super Channel original series, When Calls the Heart. Season eight of the beloved series will premiere on Sunday, February 21 at 9 p.m. ET on Super Channel Heart & Home, day and date with its premiere on the Hallmark Channel in the U.S.
This season will see an additional two episodes added for a total of 12 all-new episodes. Each episode will also be available on Super Channel on Demand, the day following its linear broadcast. Canadian fans can catch up on all seven seasons of When Calls the Heart currently available on Super Channel On Demand.
More surprises and challenges are in store for the residents of Hope Valley this season, with some exciting new characters introduced. In the premiere episode titled "Open Season," Elizabeth tries to come to terms with how she feels about Nathan and Lucas, a visitor causes trouble for Nathan, Faith arrives back from medical school, Jesse and Clara have issues, and Fiona starts an exciting adventure.
The Super Channel original series is filmed on location in British Columbia and based on the bestselling book series by acclaimed Canadian author Janette Oke. The series stars Erin Krakow (Elizabeth Thornton), Pascale Hutton (Rosemary Coulter), Jack Wagner (Bill Avery), Paul Greene (Carson Shepherd), Chris McNally (Lucas Bouchard), Kevin McGarry (Nathan Grant), Kavan Smith (Leland Coulter), Martin Cummins (Henry Gowen), Andrea Brooks (Faith Carter), Aren Buchholz (Jesse Flynn), Eva Bourne (Clara Stanton) and Kayla Wallace (Fiona Miller).
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 Channel’s most social series.