MORE MAGICAL ADVENTURES AWAIT VIEWERS WHEN SEASON FIVE OF ‘GOOD WITCH’ PREMIERES MAY 5, ON HALLMARK CHANNEL
Catherine Bell, James Denton and Bailee Madison Return to Star in Network’s Historically Highly-Rated Scripted Primetime Series
PASADENA, CA – February 9, 2019 – “Good Witch” returns for more magical adventures in the bucolic burb of Middleton when season five premieres Sunday, May 5 (8 p.m. ET/PT), on Hallmark Channel. Based on the “The Good Witch” movie franchise that is the most successful in the network’s history, the series stars Catherine Bell (“Army Wives,” “JAG”), Bailee Madison ( J u s t G o wit h I t, “Trophy Wife”) and James Denton (“Desperate Housewives,” “Devious Maids”). Since the first movie 11 years ago, Cassie Nightingale has become a character that Hallmark Channel viewers have fallen in love with and look forward to welcoming into their homes. The announcement was made today as part of Crown Media Family Networks’ bi-annual Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour. “The longevity of ‘Good Witch’ is a testament to the performances of Catherine Bell and the rest of the remarkable cast, who have brought to life characters our viewers look forward to spending time with,” said Michelle Vicary, Executive Vice President, Programming and Network Publicity, Crown Media Family Networks. “There are exciting changes in store this season as our characters’ lives evolve and we can’t wait for fans to go on the journey with them.” Love is in the air when season five begins with Cassie (Bell) and Sam’s (Denton) muchanticipated wedding, bringing their two families together under one roof to face new challenges as a blended family. Grace (Madison) and Nick (Rhys Matthew Bond) are in their senior year of high school, which isn’t without some bumps in the road as they deal with the uncertainty of life after graduation. Abigail (Sarah Power), Middleton’s new mayor, plays political hardball with her charismatic Blairsville counterpart (Mark Bendavid). Their attraction is undeniable but an ancient curse threatens their budding romance. Stephanie (Kylee Evans) invests in a food truck to expand her business and, in the process, finds herself in a love triangle with the charming, new hospital chaplain (Scott Cavalheiro) and Cassie’s adventurous foster brother (Gianpaolo Venuta). Meanwhile, with Martha (Catherine Disher) unseated as mayor due to a property line snafu, she’s drawn to a new career that’s right up her alley: hosting a local TV talk show. When the chance discovery of the town’s original charter reveals a centuries-old map, the hunt for a fabled, long-lost treasure ensues. If found, it could have momentous implications for the future of this not-so-quiet little town. “Good Witch,” is a Whizbang Films Production in association with ITV Studios America. Darin Goldberg, Orly Adelson, Jonathan Eskenas, Frank Siracusa and Craig Pryce are the executive producers. Catherine Bell is co-executive producer. Janina Barrett serves as supervising producer. Colin Brunton is producer. “Good Witch” is distributed internationally by ITV Studios Global Entertainment.