Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Casting News for Cedar Cove Movie and TV Series

BREAKING NEWS for Cedar Cove Series

Andie MacDowell starring in Hallmark's 1st series

Associated Press – NEW YORK (AP) —

Andie MacDowell will be a pioneer for the Hallmark Channel, starring in the network's first prime-time series.

Hallmark said Wednesday that MacDowell will portray municipal court Judge Olivia Lockhart in "Cedar Grove." It will start with a two-hour movie airing later

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove Books Turned into TV Series

As an avid reader, I have read some Debbie Macomber "Christmas Fiction" books, but none from the Cedar Cove Series. After reading many encouraging and positive reviews at Amazon, I'm thinking of checking them out. Have any of you, read them? I would love to hear (read) your thoughts! (please comment below!)

I thought I would list the books in order, with brief descriptions, by Debbie Macomber -

Monday, May 28, 2012

Archive - May 2012 Family TV Schedule

This is an Archive of the Family TV Schedule from May 2012. This posting is simply for your reference - if you perhaps, want to look back over the month.


May 1, 2012 Tuesday

Radio Rebel ... Disney (east) ... 2 PM
Radio Rebel ... Disney (west) ... 5 PM
Dennis the Menace (movie) ... ABC Family ... 7 PM
Road To Avonlea ... BYU ... 9 PM
Road To Avonlea ... BYU ... 12 AM
Road To Avonlea

Thursday, May 24, 2012

National Memorial Day Concert

In Honor and Rememberance...

*Image from PBS

Sunday, May 27th, from 8:00 to 9:30 pm ET (check your local PBS listings - there will also be repeat airings).

Details via PBS:

"On the eve of Memorial Day, a star-studded line-up will grace the stage for one of PBS’ highest-rated programs. The multi award-winning television event has truly become an American tradition, honoring the military

The Last Song


The Last Song

Network: ABC Family

Original Air Date: June 3, 2012
(Basic Cable Premiere)

Rated: PG


Miley Cyrus ... Ronnie Miller
Greg Kinnear ... Steve Miller
Bobby Coleman ... Jonah Miller
Liam Hemsworth ... Will Blakelee
Hallock Beals ... Scott
Kelly Preston ... Kim
Nick Lashaway ... Marcus
Carly Chaikin ... Galadriel
Kate Vernon ...

Jerusalem Countdown - Religious film Rated PG-13


Jerusalem Countdown

Network: GMC

Original Air Date: June 2012


David A.R. White ... Shane
Anna Zielinski ... Eve
Randy Travis ... Jack Thompson
Lee Majors ... Rockwell
Jaci Velasquez ... Angie
Matthew Tailford ... Nick Tanner
Nick Jameson ... Matthew Dean
Marco Khan ... Javad
Kristen Barrett ... English Reporter
William Devital ...

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Beware "Hatfields & McCoys"

The story of the feud between the Hatfields & McCoys is part truth and part legend...

The History Channel is re-creating their drama in a 3-part Mini-series , starting on Memorial Day. Movie stars Kevin Costner, Bill Paxton, Tom Berenger, Mare Winningham, Jena Malone, etc....

WARNING: Please know, I am not including this Movie on the Family Schedule. I am writing this post to warn you that

Friday, May 18, 2012

Hallmark's "Kiss at Pine Lake" & GMC's "Smitty" Premiere this Weekend!

On SATURDAY Night, MAY 19, 2012:

Kiss at Pine Lake, a Camp "Romantic Comedy" Movie, premieres on the Hallmark Channel at 8 PM and repeats at 10 PM. Movie stars Barry Watson, well known as Matt Camden on 7th Heaven.

*See Promo Video:

On SUNDAY Night, MAY 20, 2012:

Smitty, a Family "Dog" Movie, premieres on GMC at 7 PM and repeats at 9 PM and 11 PM! This movie stars Academy Award

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

"Notes from the Heart Healer" Re-airs this Weekend!

I have received many messages from those of you who enjoyed the newest Hallmark Channel Movie, Notes from the Heart Healer and messages from some of you who missed the premiere.

Well, if you missed the initial airing of Notes from the Heart Healer or if you would like to see it again, than mark your calendars - the movie will re-air one more time during this upcoming weekend - on Saturday May

Thursday, May 10, 2012

"Notes from the Heart Healer" Premieres Mother's Day Weekend!

The All New NOTE MOVIE Titled: Notes from the Heart Healer Premieres May 12th, 2012 - Saturday Night on the Hallmark Channel. This is the third movie in this series.

See the Notes From The Heart Healer Movie Promo here:

Notes From The Heart Healer - On Location:

This looks to be another wonderful Movie for the Note series. Each one has starred Genie Francis as Peyton McGruder and Ted

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Mother's Day Gift Ideas - Movies and More!

If you, perhaps, have an Amazon Prime membership, then it's not too late to order something special for your Mother for Mother's Day!

Here are some ideas...


The Waltons Movie Collection (includes: Mother's Day on Walton's Mountain)

The Walton Legacy

The Lost and Found Family

Soldier Love Story



The Maid from Fairborne Hall

Fresh Start Summer

A Jane

Monday, May 7, 2012

GMC Family Movie - Smitty



Network: GMC

Original Air Date: May 20, 2012


Brandon Tyler Russell ... Ben
Freddy James ... Smitty
Mira Sorvino ... Amanda
Peter Fonda ... Jack
Louis Gossett, Jr. ... Mr. Smith
Jason London ... Russell
Lolita Davidovich ... Judge Greenstein
Booboo Stewart ... Peebo
Gabrielle Bui ... Tia
Tory Weisz ... Carl
Makeba Pace ... Yvonne

Leap Year - ABC Family Cable Premiere


Leap Year

Network: ABC Family

Original Air Date: May 12, 2012


Amy Adams ... Anna Brady
Matthew Goode ... Declan
Adam Scott ... Jeremy
John Lithgow ... Jack Brady
Noel O'Donovan ... Seamus
Tony Rohr ... Frank
Pat Laffan ... Donal
Alan Devlin ... Joe
Ian McElhinney ... Priest
Dominique McElligott ... Bride
Mark O'Regan ... Captain

Friday, May 4, 2012

Jane Seymour stars in "Lake Effects" - first weekend in May!

If you have the Hallmark Movie Channel - then you are being treated this weekend to another Original Made-for-TV Movie!

Last week, they premiered Duke, the story of a disabled veteran (portrayed by Steven Weber) and his dog. And, this weekend, on May 6th, they are premiering Lake Effects, starring Jane Seymour (best known as Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman).

Please Note: After seeing a Promo video

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Movies & More ~ First Weekend in May!

On Friday, May 4, 2012...

Duke will re-air twice on the Hallmark Movie Channel at 8 PM and 10 PM. See more times on the Family TV Schedule.

On Saturday, May 5, 2012...

It's "Kentucky Derby" Day! Pick your Favorite Horses and watch them race at 4 PM on NBC. Oh, there's nothing like that moment of hearing them sing, "My Old Kentucky Home!"


Be sure to catch one of my favorite

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Archive - April 2012 Family TV Schedule

This is the Archive of April programming for your reference...


*TCM Star of the Month - Doris Day!

Happy Birthday Doris Day ~ April 3rd!

April 1, 2012 Sunday

Sitcom Comedy Marathons ... Hallmark Channel ... All Day!

The Waltons - An Easter Story Part 1 ... INSP ... 1 PM
The Waltons - An Easter Story Part 2 ... INSP ... 2 PM
Toy Story ... ABC Family ... 6 PM
Jesus (the movie) ...

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

The Family Farm vs. The Government

I'm going to go a little off subject today - because this issue personally effects my family and many of yours, too.

There was a recent law, proposed by our Government, our Labor Department, to put an end to children working alongside their parents on the family farm. This new law would have contained various restrictions; such as: barring children 18 years and younger - from grain elevators,