The Hallmark Channel has renewed When Calls the Heart for a tenth season, bringing a brand new showrunner to the program.
Lindsay Sturman, a producer for 15 years in the industry, will reprise her role as showrunner.
In a statement, Lisa Hamilton Daly, the executive vice president of programming and Crown Media Family Networks, said When Calls the Heart continues to push the limits on what we can do with this series. There are still many more stories to be told about the lives of the beloved characters in this series, and we cannot wait for everyone at home to tune in to see what unfolds.
According to Deadline, Season 9 of the hit drama had an impressive viewership, with the season finale earning the title of the most watched of the season in homes (2.6 million) and among women 18+ (2.3 million) and total viewers (3.1 million) on a Live+3 basis. The show was the most-watched original scripted series on ad-supported cable in homes this years (2.4 million), among women 18+ (2.2 million) and total viewers (2.9 million).
The season had already surpassed unprecedented 8.6 million individual viewers after 12 episodes.
In a statement, we are also grateful to welcome to the family Lindsay Sturman, the show''s new showrunner, who has brought her incredible skill to the show. Laurie Ferneau, senior vice president, Development, and Crown Media Family Networks
Erin Krakow, the series star and executive producer, believes "When Calls the Heart is coming back for a tenth season." We can look forward to further adventures, laughs, tears, and romance stories throughout the Hope Valley area. We are so happy for all the viewers, especially the Hearties, to continue this journey with us!
Producers include Brad Krevoy, Michael Landon Jr., Brian Bird, Lindsay Sturman, Eric Jarboe, Erin Krakow, Jimmy Townsend, Susie Belzberg, Michael Shepard, Vicki Sotheran, and Greg Malcolm. Derek Thompson, Peter DeLuise, Elizabeth Stewart, Neill Fearnley, and Amanda Phillips are all producers. Vicki Sotheran, Jason Cooper, and Mike Burnett are all actors.
On the Hallmark channel, Stream When Calls The Heart.