Hallmark Channel continues its reign of fun, cute, lighthearted movies with the premiere of “Surprised by Love” on Saturday, Jan. 3 at 9/8c. Are they deep-frying Twinkies in the photo above? I think they are!
If you miss that airing and forget to set your DVR, it also airs:
- Sunday, Jan. 4 at 1 p.m.
- Sunday, Jan. 4 at 9 p.m.
- Saturday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m.
- Friday, Feb. 6 at 10 p.m.
- Saturday, Feb. 7 at 6 p.m.
The story follows Josie Mayfield (Hilarie Burton), a no-nonsense businesswoman working at her father’s successful cookware company who thinks her boyfriend Richard is the perfect man – handsome, successful and driven.
The problem is that Josie’s parents, Joseph and Claire, do not agree. When Josie meets up with Gridley (Paul Campbell), an underachieving, old high school flame (who still has a crush on Josie), Richard dreams up a plan to make himself look good to Josie’s parents: Gridley will be Josie’s date at Joseph and Claire’s upcoming anniversary party.
When Joseph and Claire see Josie with a “loser,” they’ll give anything to have Richard back in the picture. At least, that’s the plan.
Over the anniversary party weekend, the plan goes awry in every way, and Josie must decide which direction her life – romantic and otherwise – is going to take.
“Surprised by Love” also stars the one and only Tim Conway as Granddad. Sounds like fun! Take a look at some photos (click to enlarge).