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Binge-Worthy: Phillip Lewitski Talks Hulu’s Utopia Falls

[WARNING: Mild Spoilers for Utopia Falls] In these crazy quarantine days the need for escape is essential. If you’re anything like us, then you’ve been busy bingeing TV shows like Hulu’s Utopia Falls. It’s set in a post-apocalyptic world but there’s a twist. It blends in a swirl of elements […]

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Two Turtle Doves

Hallmark and Chill: Christmas in March

With so many people at home in self-isolation, quarantine, and social distancing due to the coronavirus pandemic, Hallmark Channel stepped up last weekend with a fan-requested three-day marathon of Christmas movies. It resonated on a grand scale and they’re doing it again this weekend, with Hallmark Movies & Mysteries also […]

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Virgin River on Netflix

Previewing Netflix’s Virgin River

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] Full disclosure: I have a Netflix account for my Mom, but I’m not a regular viewer. If I get a heads up on something, I’ll go look for it, but I don’t have a wander across its offerings, which, as I understand it, is how most […]

Documentaries & Non-Fiction Series 2016 Was “The Most Dangerous Year” for Transgender People [EXCLUSIVE]

2016 Was “The Most Dangerous Year” for Transgender People [EXCLUSIVE]

In 2016 as so called “bathroom bills” swept the nation, trans people found themselves more vulnerable than ever. Not only were hate groups purposely stoking fear and spreading misinformation, but people were falling for it. For documentary filmmaker and director Vlada Knowlton this crisis hit particularly close to home. Her […]

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Binge-Worthy: Phillip Lewitski Talks Hulu’s Utopia Falls

[WARNING: Mild Spoilers for Utopia Falls] In these crazy quarantine days the need for escape is essential. If you’re anything like us, then you’ve been busy bingeing TV shows like Hulu’s Utopia Falls. It’s set in a post-apocalyptic world but there’s a twist. It blends in a swirl of elements […]

Two Turtle Doves
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Hallmark and Chill: Christmas in March

With so many people at home in self-isolation, quarantine, and social distancing due to the coronavirus pandemic, Hallmark Channel stepped up last weekend with a fan-requested three-day marathon of Christmas movies. It resonated on a grand scale and they’re doing it again this weekend, with Hallmark Movies & Mysteries also […]

A Valentine's Match
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Hallmark and Chill with Luke Macfarlane

OK, so admittedly this week has been a bit of a Dumpster fire. Some people are in the lean-all-the-way-in camp of breaking out the disaster movies a la Twitter’s trending #coronavirusandchill. I get it. I can watch The Crazies and 28 Weeks Later on a dime, but I suspect there […]

Murdoch Mysteries
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Yannick Bisson Talks Reaching His 200th Episode of Murdoch Mysteries [Exclusive]

200th episodes of drama series are increasingly rare in the current climate of quick-hitter streaming seasons. This Saturday night, my fellow Canadian TV fans in the US will get to enjoy that benchmark when the 200th episode of Murdoch Mysteries, the Canadian import about the titular Toronto detective at the […]

Bad Date Chronicles
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Bad Date Chronicles Preview

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] Hallmark Channel takes a walk on the (much) lighter side Saturday night with the network premiere The Bad Date Chronicles, a fun, frothy romcom that turns the meet cute on its head when Leigh (Merritt Patterson) and Conner (Justin Kelly), a pair of bloggers from competing […]

Love in Store
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Love in Store Preview

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] Hallmark Channel taps into two very big fandoms Saturday night when Alexandra Brekenridge (This is Us/Virgin River) and Robert Buckley (iZombie) make their network debuts in Love in Store. Reminiscent of Love on the Air, one of my 2015 favorites, the film casts the duo as […]

Picture Perfect Mysteries Dead Over Diamonds
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Picture Perfect Mysteries Preview: Dead Over Diamonds

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] Alexa and Carlos PenaVega return to Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Sunday night with the second installment of their Picture Perfect Mysteries series. Set three months after Newlywed and Dead, which aired last June, the new film, Dead Over Diamonds, finds the dynamic duo working a diamond […]

Matching Hearts
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Matching Hearts Preview

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] Saturday night on Hallmark Channel, we’re getting one of those terrific pairings that makes you immediately ask a) why it took so long and b) when we’ll get them together again. Taylor Cole and Ryan Paevey headline Matching Hearts and they are seriously so good, y’all. […]

A Valentine's Match
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Luke Macfarlane Talks A Valentine’s Match [Exclusive]

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] Y’all know where we land on Luke Macfarlane, so to have him pop up on Hallmark Channel twice in three months is bonus territory for us. And then you put him with Bethany Joy Lenz, and it’s a done deal that we’re watching. This Saturday, the […]

Hearts of Winter
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Hearts of Winter Preview

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] Victor Webster is one of our favorites here at TV Goodness, and his Hallmark projects roll through at an unpredictable cadence so we always take it as a treat if he does two within a year. Last summer, when I spoke to him for the new […]