Hallmark renews with TW


Crown Media Holdings said Thursday that it has renewed the distribution agreement for Hallmark Channel with Time Warner Cable for a multiyear term.

Under the new deal, TWC, which provides Hallmark Channel to 12 million homes, will have the right to continue its distribution of Hallmark Channel as well as the opportunity for distribution of both the standard-definition and high-definition versions of Hallmark Movie Channel.

Separately on Thursday, Hallmark Channel said that Jacqueline Bisset is set to star in An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving, an original movie from OFT Prods. that will air in November. It s based on a short story by Louisa May Alcott.