Elizabeth Thatcher, a cultured young teacher in 1910, fears leaving her comfortable world in the city. But when she accepts a teaching position in a frontier town, she finds new purpose and love with a handsome Royal Canadian Mountie.
Hallmark Channel has announced that When Calls the Heart has been renewed for a fifth season. The veteran series is the cable channel's oldest original drama currently on the air, and still draws a healthy audience, with Season 4 garnering year-over-year ratings gains in key demographics.
Inspired by Janette Oke's book of the same name, When Calls the Heart takes place in the early 20th century and follows a young teacher from a wealthy eastern family who moves to a small western coal mining town for her first classroom assignment.
Look for Season 5 in 2018.