Brian Bird, creator of “When Calls the Heart,” has revealed precisely what number of episodes we will count on in season 9. Fans have been questioning what number of episodes could be in Hallmark’s hit collection as a result of season 8 was prolonged to 12 episodes.
Bird Revealed that Season 9 Will Have 12 Episodes
In a Twitter post, Bird revealed that season 9 goes to have 12 episodes, similar to season 8 did. Most seasons previous to that solely had 10 episodes every on the most.
He wrote: “Not solely did manufacturing begin in the present day on S9 of #WhenCallstheHeart… however there’s extra massive information: #Hearties can stay up for not 10 new eps… however 12! You spoke loudly in S8 with the perfect rankings in our historical past… so your voice has been heard!”
The new season simply started filming in Canada on July 21.
In an announcement, Erin Krakow, who portrays Elizabeth and is an govt producer, stated to ET Online:
We could not be extra excited to start capturing season 9 of ‘When Calls the Heart.’ It’s an exquisite feeling being again on set with the superb cast and crew. There are much more tales to inform this season and because of the proficient writing workers, there will probably be extra drama, journey and romance and we won’t anticipate our followers to see what Hope Valley has in retailer.
One fan replied to Bird’s announcement, tweeting: “Thank you for being the actual Valley Voice! Stay protected, Mr. Bird Folded palms #Hearties #praying #blessed”
Season 8 Was the Longest Season Since the First One
The information a few 12-episode season didn’t additionally reveal whether or not or not we’ll have a Christmas film this yr for “When Calls the Heart.”
Fans are already asking about it. One fan tweeted in response to Bird’s tweet:
I take pleasure in any WCTH any means I can get it, however to make clear: is that this merely affirmation that we’re getting the identical variety of broadcast hours (12) because the previous few seasons, however with no Christmas episode (like S8)? Or is there an opportunity that we’ll really get 12+ Christmas ep (2)?
In December 2020, Hallmark introduced that season 8 of the collection was going to have 12 episodes, which was the longest season since season 1, Yahoo! reported. This was reported when viewers additionally discovered that they’d not get a 2020 Christmas film due to the coronavirus pandemic. Production on season 8 wrapped in mid-November 2020.
Because of the pandemic, followers weren’t capable of take pleasure in a Christmas film in 2020. Bird stated concerning the film on the time:
#Hearties… you may have doubtless heard by now that the much-hoped-for WCTH Christmas particular was not attainable to provide this season. We are unhappy and sorry proper together with you, but it surely simply wasn’t within the Christmas playing cards this season. If there ever was a yr when the complicating elements of life would power a change in plans… 2020 is it. I’m certain you’ll be able to relate. However, the silver lining is 12 EPISODES (as a substitute of 10) in Season 8…
Fans do not know but if there will probably be a Christmas film for 2021, however they’re excited to get extra episodes for season 9 once more.