Hallmark Channel’s long-running series “Chesapeake Shores” has just ended. Hallmark announced the decision on March 29, which surprised many fans. The sixth season, which has no premiere date yet, will be the final season of the show.
Hallmark announced the cancellation while sharing the Season 6 renewal news
The announcement was a whiplash of emotions for the fans affectionately known as the Chessies. The network announced that the series had been renewed for a sixth season, while also sharing that this would be the show’s final season. appointment reported.
Laurie Ferneau, SVP Programming, Series, at Hallmark Channel, said of the news, “With a world-class cast and creative team, ‘Chesapeake Shores’ told stories that were relatable, poignant and unforgettable. We look forward to celebrating the journey viewers have taken with the O’Briens with one final, special season.”
Meghan Ory, Treat Williams, Barbara Niven, Laci J. Malley, Emilie Ullerup, Robert Buckley, Brendan Penny and Andrew Francis are all expected to return for the final season.
Heavy previously reported that it appeared the show would be renewed for another season in late February when a Listed at ACFC West that “Chesapeake Shores – Season 6” began preparations for production on February 14th and was scheduled to begin filming on March 28th. The listing indicated that filming would end on June 28.
The new season starts this summer and the 10th episode will be the last
appointment reported that the sixth season will air this summer and will be 10 episodes long. The tenth episode also serves as the series finale.
If the series follows last year’s schedule, the series finale would air sometime in October 2022. Seasons 3, 4, and 5 all premiered in mid to late August. With filming expected to wrap up by the end of June, it’s possible the show can stick to that schedule. However, this is not guaranteed. It is clear that the tenth episode of the sixth season will be the last.
Many details about the final season are unknown, such as whether they will continue with Robert Buckley’s story after Jesse Metcalfe leaves. said Metcalfe in an interview with The List that he would only return to Chesapeake Shores if he knew Trace and Abby would eventually get together.
He told The List: “I think that’s the scenario that makes the most sense.”
When Calls the Heart will be the only original series on Hallmark
This makes When Calls the Heart the only original series still airing on The Hallmark Channel.
Hallmark didn’t renew “When Hope Calls” for a second season, but it was picked up by the GAC Family network. GAC Family has already aired a Christmas special for the show, with plans to continue with a second season soon.
Good Witch was canceled during its seventh season in 2021. Fans were quick to inquire if GAC Family could pick up the series after the network picked up “When Hope Calls.” but in an interview with NextTVBill Abbott, who launched the GAC Family TV network in September 2021, said they weren’t at the point to consider it just yet.
He said: “It was certainly a great series and James Denton and Catherine Bell were great in it. We’d certainly like to consider that, but we’re not there yet. If there’s good family-friendly content, we’re definitely open to business.
Abbott noted that he’s also not sure who currently owns the rights to Good Witch.
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