In the days before the big New Year’s Eve celebration, Hope Valley sees some unpredictable resolutions. Abigail sets out to catch whoever’s been stealing from her kitchen: and finds herself in charge of two orphans in the process. Elizabeth resolves to take charge of Jack’s dog, Rip, in an attempt to remedy Rip’s apparent jealousy of their relationship. Rosemary is determined to win a San Francisco Herald essay contest about a "real frontier family",… and has to pose as Lee’s wife when a reporter from the paper shows up.
When Elizabeth learns that her mother has taken ill, she returns to Hamilton, her hometown, with Jack as her escort. Once in the comparably opulent Hamilton, Elizabeth and Jack are confounded by Jack’s ne’er-do-well brother and Elizabeth’s former suitor, Charles Kensington. But it is Elizabeth’s father, William, who drives a wedge between them when he suggests to Jack that Charles would be a better match for his well-bred daughter.
On the Utah-Nevada border, it is rumored that mysterious and majestic wild stallions run free across the rugged mountain terrain. Determined to photograph these illusive creatures, eleven-year-old Hanna and her father, Frank, head to Bear Mountain Ranch, run by Frank’s old flame.
Clark and Marty Davis were caught in a "marriage of convenience" that over time turns into deep mutual respect and love. In this sequel, they now preside over a growing family in their little prairie house. But as they reach out to those in their frontier community, they discover that love is not limited to the size of a dwelling.
Elizabeth returns to hope Valley and immediately volunteers to look after a neighbor’s rural homestead… and his two children, an undertaking which proves to be a bigger chore than she’d imagined.
Mischievous thirteen-year-old Ben is sent to his grandfather's farm for the summer, where he crosses paths with a lovable mutt named Smitty. With help from the unlikely canine companion, Ben learns the importance of friendship, family and responsibility. When life gets tough for Ben, a friendly paw is all it takes to pull him through.
Double feature includes Natalie's Rose and Second Chances. Natalie's Rose is about a fifteen year old girl whose world is turned upside down when her mother loses her battle with cancer on Valentine's Day. Second Chances is an uplifting tale of a little girl's physical and emotional reawakening after a car crash claims her father's life.
An inspiring music adventure for all ages, Joseph: King of Dreams is the fascinating story of a young boy with an extraordinary gift of seeing the future in his dreams! Cast off by his jealous brothers, Joseph rises to honor in Egypt as his prophecies protect the Pharaoh from disaster. A sudden twist of fate reunites Joseph face-to-face with the very brothers who betrayed him! Features the voices of Ben Affleck and Jodi Benson.
Jack and Elizabeth leave Hope Valley and rush back to the city of Hamilton when they learn that Jacks' brother, Tom, was involved in an automobile accident... with Elizabeth's sister, Julie! But Tom and Julie are hiding something about the incident, a deceit that puts Jack and Elizabeth at odds with their families... and with each other. Their trip is further complicated when Tom and Julie endeavor to run off together - via train this time - and Elizabeth's father offers Jack a job - an offer that puts Jack and Elizabeth's fledgling romance in peril yet again.
Enthusiastic; big and a little clumsy; Po is the biggest fan of Kung Fu around... which doesn't exactly come in handy while working every day in his family's noodle shop. Unexpectedly chosen to fulfill an ancient prophecy; Po's dreams become reality when he joins the world of Kung Fu. Can he turn his dreams of becoming a Kung Fu master into reality? Po puts his heart - and his girth - into the task; and the unlikely hero ultimately finds that his greatest weaknesses turn out to be his greatest strengths.
Elizabeth and Jack struggle to get back to where their relationship was before Billy Hamilton got between them. Elizabeth works to find a solution for Bo Grady, who is having trouble reading. Abigail goes to Gowen with her proposal to reopen the abandoned cafe in town. The town reacts to the fact that Adam Miller has returned to Coal Valley without one of his legs. Elizabeth is informed that she is responsible for the annual production of the Coal Valley Founder's Day Play and scrambles to begin preparations.
When lives intertwine during Christmas, hope is the only unifying gift. Family comes in many forms. It's through the love of one little girl that the lives of many are brought together during what turns out to be a most joyful time of the year.
Kane Madison works long hours as an architect trying to make a name for himself in a cutthroat industry. His young wife is sick, and though he loves her deeply, he's at the office more than by her bedside. In a parallel netherworld of spirit warriors, an 18th century Ronin fights off a masked demon and his army while he seeks enlightenment. Kane and his doppleganger Ronin deal with coinciding challenges, slowly developing knowledge and maturity.
When Cody's sister, Becky, returns to Hope Valley, she's in a wheelchair due to her illness. Suspecting that Becky isn't walking because she's receiving a lot of attention, Elizabeth encourages her to try harder, both in her efforts to stand and in honing her talent for drawing. All are surprised to meet Carolyn Connors, Cody and Becky's long-lost, wealthy aunt who wishes to raise them on her own… away from Hope Valley. Meanwhile, Rebecca's efforts to land a role in a film may catapult her to stardom...and out of the arms of Lee.
Eleven-year-old Cory (Dan Byrd) is a foster child nobody wants. Carlotta (Julie Harris) is an elderly woman the world has forgotten. Together, they find friendship and family when they join a traveling circus, and show "what an old has-been and a First of May can do."
Wounded by the recent death of her husband, Dr. Belinda Simpson (Sarah Jones) arrives in the tiny town of Sikeston to take up the post of town physician. But the residents of the town aren't very trusting of her abilities as a doctor -- mainly because she's a woman.
This exceptional theatrical version of Lewis Carroll's 1865 classic features a combination of live characters and puppets, created by master puppeteer Louis Bunin. The cast includes Carol Marsh as Alice along with Stephen Murray, Felix Aylmer, Ernest Milton, and Pamela Brown (in live sequences and as voices of the puppets).
An 1800’s frontier widow teaches her newly adopted teenage daughter that being a family is a choice, not a birthright, and in turn learns how faith and love provide a path to a new chance for happiness. The acclaimed series Love Comes Softly by Janette Oke continues.
Further complicating their new romance, Jack and Elizabeth must part company so that Jack can return to Hope Valley and his duties as a Mountie. Elizabeth, however, remains in Hamilton, where she finds herself tending to her family and spending time with the handsome Charles Kensington.
Deciding she needs more independence, Elizabeth moves out of her friend Abigail's home and into a new home of her own. While Jack is proud of Elizabeth's sense of independence, he is also conflicted as he had bought land in hopes of building a house for both of them. Abigail has concerns of her own, as problems arise with the orphan boy she took in. In addition, the entire town is shocked to learn that their new pastor has a criminal past. It will take kindness, compassion and faith from Elizabeth, Abigail, Jack and the rest of the town to resume peace and camaraderie in Hope Valley.
Missie’s (Erin Cottrell) adopted daughter Belinda (Scout Taylor-Compton) is determined to become a doctor, but despite her dedication and ability, Doc Jackson (Robert Pine) believes women should stay at home—and so does Belinda’s new suitor, Drew Simpson (Patrick Levis)! But with faith and hard work, Belinda begins winning the hearts and minds of those around her. Also starring Samantha Smith and Dale Midkiff.