When Calls the Heart is an Ongoing Wester-Drama TV Show. The show is based upon a book of the same name and was developed after a TV Movie was released. The story follows the life of Teacher Elizabeth Taylor. The story progresses as she receives her first classroom assignment in the small rural town of Coal Valley.
Elizabeth who is used to living the high society life must now adapt to the Canadian Ways. As she soon finds out Life at Coal Valley is Simple. But simple does not mean easy. As the name suggests Coal Valley is a mining town.
Disaster struck the town as there was an uncontrolled fatal explosion inside the mine. Which lead to several causalities. Even though such a tragic event happened at the mine people were still forced to work there as there is no other way to produce any income. As the Town Teacher’s salary comes from the revenue produced by the coal mining. The town was later renamed Hope Valley in the second season of the show as the mine is finally closed down.
How is When Calls the Heart and When Hope Calls Connected?
When Hope calls is an Ongoing American Drama TV Series. This series follows the lives of Lillian Walsh and Grace Bennett. They are siblings who get separated at a young age when the older siblings get adopted. The story progresses as the once estranged sisters are reunited. And as a result of this much overdue family reunion, the siblings decide to start an Orphanage together. The show takes place in the West Canadian town of Brookfield.
The connection between the two shows is that When Hope Calls is a spin-off series of When Calls the Heart. We are introduced to Lillian and Grace in the Christmas Special Episode of When Calls the Heart titled The Greatest Christmas Blessing.
Where to Watch the Shows
When calls the Heart started airing on the 11th of January 2014 and When Hope Calls started premiered on the 30th of August 2019. Both shows are aired on the Hallmark Movies Now Channel. The shows have IMDB ratings of 7.9/10 and 8.2/10 respectively.
Both shows have an episode duration of 45 Minutes. As for streaming options, you can enjoy When Hope Calls on the official Hallmark Channel Digital Streaming Service. Furthermore, if you want to watch When Calls the Heart you can use the Popular Streaming Service Netflix.
According to your geographical location, there should be several voiceover and subtitle options available in case you are not comfortable with the Default Language (English) the show is in. When calls the heart has over 80 episodes spanning over 9 seasons.
The show also features a special Christmas episode on Christmas Day. However, When Hope Calls only has 10 episodes spanning over two seasons. The 3rd episode of the 9th season of When Calls the Heart is scheduled to be released on the 20th of March while there hasn’t been a new episode of When Hope Calls since the 18th of December 2021.