Hallmark Channel kicks off its ‘Countdown to Valentine’s Day’ with ‘A Valentine’s Date’,’ which premieres on Feb. 4, 2011. ‘Hallmark Channel’s ‘Countdown to Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day is a day for flowers and romance, but not for the estranged couple in the story of ‘A Valentine’s Date.’
A Valentine’s Date stars Elisa Donovan (“In Gayle We Trust”), Brad Rowe (“General Hospital”), Tom Skerritt (“Brothers & Sisters”), John Schneider (“Desperate Housewives,” “Hot in Cleveland”), Tracey Gold (“Growing Pains”) and Fred Willard (“Modern Family,” “Accidentally in Love”).
“A Valentine’s Date” is the lead-off Original Movie in Hallmark Channel’s ‘Countdown to Valentine’s Day’ campaign, which kicks off February 1 and runs through Valentine’s Day. Other Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premieres for the 2011 ‘Countdown to Valentine’s Day’ include: “Smooch,” and “Accidentally in Love.”
‘A Valentine’s Date’ is about a couple on the verge of divorce. Laura Conners and Dylan Hackett are former sweethearts and spouses who have grown apart. Laura, a busy bank executive has moved her daughter Kelsey to New York to restart their lives after separating from her husband and childhood sweetheart Dylan, who still resides in Texas. Laura’s been so immersed in her job, she has conveniently forgotten to sign the divorce papers buried at the bottom of her purse. Since Laura and Kelsey moved to New York six years ago, Dylan has seen his daughter on a mere handful of occasions. He’s had enough. Dylan sues Laura for custody, forcing her to return to Texas.
At the hearing,Dylan and Laura begin bickering, so the Texas State Family Court Judge orders a cooling off period to give the couple a chance to think about what’s most important, their daughter Kelsey. The judge re-sets the custody hearing for Feb. 14, which is Valentine’s Day. Now Laura, Dylan and Kelsey have a Valentine’s date to remember what made them a loving family, so that everyone’s heart can be happy once more.
“A Valentine’s Date” is executive produced by Barry Barnholtz, Zelma Kiwi and Jeffrey Schenck, produced by Michael Feifer and co-produced by Peter Sullivan. The movie is based on original material by Jeffrey Schenck and Peter Sullivan. “A Valentine’s Date” is directed by Michael Feifer from a screenplay by Michael Feifer and Peter Sullivan. Music by Andres Boulton.
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