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Previewing Hallmark Channel’s Valentine’s Day Countdown 2017

Previewing Hallmark Channel's Valentine’s Day
A scene from “Love Locks”

Ruby Red bouquets of flowers, heart-shaped boxes of chocolates and little teddy bears are occupying the aisles of stores these days. Post-Christmas, we turn our attention to a popular greeting card holiday that’s all about grand gestures.

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One of the best things about this day sure to make you fall head over heels is Hallmark Channel’s contribution. Familiar faces, signature stories, and their hallmark of clever scripts, which understands the balance of romanticism and emotional impact, are just a few of the things you’ll discover in their new campaign. If you’d rather stay in this Valentine’s Day rather than enjoy a night on the town, Hallmark is a date you won’t want to be late for. This year, they have five original films set, all sure to make us swoon over their brand of happy romance.

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Read on below to discover the next story sure to sway you to stay in, and enjoy!

Previewing Hallmark Channel’s Valentine’s Day Countdown 2017

1. Love Locks

Premiered January 28Hallmark Channel Valentine

Starring real-life sweethearts Jerry O’Connell and Rebecca Romijn, Love Locks tells the story of a woman who returns to Paris 20 years later and rediscovers a first love. Love Locks celebrates the Hallmark Hall of Fame productions’ 65th anniversary.

2. Walking the Dog

Premieres February 4Previewing Hallmark Channel's Valentine’s Day

This one gives me Laws of Attraction vibes. It’s about dueling attorneys who, when not fighting in court, are brought together by their matchmaking dogs.

3. A Dash of Love

Premieres February 11Previewing Hallmark Channel's Valentine’s Day

A chef who dreams of opening her own restaurant settles for a job at a prominent restaurant where a fellow chef helps her navigate the ins and outs of their tension fueled world. Brendan Penny of Hallmark’s Chesapeake Shores co-stars.

4. While You Were Dating

Premieres February 12Previewing Hallmark Channel's Valentine’s Day

A divorced couple is reunited when they’re set up on a blind date. As they try and help each other find a perfect mate, they discover their past may not be as resolved as they once thought. William Baldwin stars.

5. Love at First Glance

Premieres February 14Previewing Hallmark Channel's Valentine’s Day

Amy Smart and Adrian Grenier (The Devil Wears Prada) co-star in Love at First Glance, the campaign’s pinnacle. A romantic drama, it tells the story of two people who serendipitously meet on a train only to go their separate ways at their respective stops. When Mary gets off at her stop, she discovers the handsome stranger left behind his phone which sends her on a journey of discovery about love and life.

Check your local schedule for repeat showings for all of these films and watch for romance films to air throughout this month from previous Valentine’s Day campaigns.

Which of these are you most looking forward to from the new Hallmark Channel’s Valentine’s Day films? Do you have a favorite romantic movie? (I’d love to know about it!) Comment down below with your thoughts! 

Photos: Hallmark

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By on January 30th, 2017

About Rissi JC

Rissi is a self-diagnosed Bookaholic and TV fandom addict. She’s currently an avid blogger and reader who enjoys interacting with readers, and often dreams about finishing her first novel. When not writing or reading, she can be found working as an INSPYs advisory board member or contributing to e-zines. Her scribbles are housed on her blog Finding Wonderland (https://www.rissiwrites.com).

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