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Hallmark Channel Debuts Its Seasonal Programming Event ‘Spring Fling’ With Three Original World Premieres Beginning April 2

Lisa Whelchel & Michael Shanks in Hearts of Spring; Credit: Copyright 2016 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Ricardo Hubbs
Hallmark Channel, the destination for seasonal and celebratory programming, unveils its ‘SPRING FLING’ programming event blooming with three original movies celebrating springtime love and romance. Hallmark Channel’s “Spring Fling” begins on Saturday, April 2 and features celebrated talent including Nicollette Sheridan, Lisa Whelchel and Brenda Strong.

The ‘SPRING FLING’ Hallmark Channel original movie premieres include:

ALL YOURS – Saturday, April 2 (9 pm ET/PT, 8C)
Stars: Nicollette Sheridan, Dan Payne, Jayne Eastwood

Cass (Sheridan), a high-powered attorney and single mother of two, is on the hunt for a new nanny after her precocious kids ran off the last one. Meet Matthew (Payne), a world traveler who cannot settle down, until his father challenges him to plant roots. To prove to his father he can stay home and handle domestic life, Matthew interviews for a job as a nanny for a tough client -- Cass. Cass refuses to hire him as her “manny,” but is forced to when she can’t find anyone else to take the job. Matthew wins over the hearts of her kids -- and eventually the boss.

HEARTS OF SPRING – Saturday, April 9 (9 pm ET/PT, 8C)
Stars: Lisa Whelchel, Michael Shanks, Clancy Cauble

Whelchel stars with her real-life daughter Clancy Cauble, who makes her television debut in this movie which follows a famous mom blogger (Whelchel) facing an empty nest as her daughter (Cauble) prepares to go away to college. When she turns to her blog for advice, she finds herself on the attack by a reader who has conflicting opinions. While she deals with him online, offline she finally meets a great single dad (Shanks) and sparks start to fly. What she doesn’t know is that the confrontational reader and the adorable single dad are, in fact, the same person.

LOVE BY CHANCE – Saturday, April 16 (9 pm ET/PT, 8C)
Stars: Beau Garrett, Brenda Strong, Benjamin Ayres

Helen (Strong) can't help but try to constantly play matchmaker for Claire (Garrett), her beautiful daughter who believes love can only be found through fate and not a fix up. After Helen finally vows to avoid Claire's love life, she inadvertently meets Eric (Ayres), a single thirty-something doctor. Helen arranges for him to secretly meet her daughter and the two quickly fall in love until Claire eventually learns the truth of her mother's involvement. Feeling betrayed by both Helen and Eric, she breaks off the relationship until he fights to win Claire back.

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