Hallmark Channel and present producers reassured followers of “When Calls the Coronary heart” the collection won’t be canceled following Lori Loughlin’s firing for her alleged involvement within the faculty admissions scheme, however will as an alternative be present process some “retooling” for the remainder of the sixth season.
The channel stated in an Instagram publish Friday that the present has “many extra tales left to share” and won’t be calling it quits regardless of dropping Loughlin, who performed Abigail Stanton within the collection. Present producers put out one other assertion on “When Calls the Coronary heart” Instagram account on Saturday saying they’ve gone on a “inventive hiatus to do some retooling on the remaining Season 6 episodes.”
“#Hearties, thanks in your love, assist, and endurance these final a number of days as we’ve got all been preoccupied with the information about Lori Loughlin and her household, and the selections our colleagues on the Hallmark Channel USA wanted to make,” the assertion learn. “As you may think about, everybody concerned with ‘When Calls the Coronary heart’ was stunned by these developments, so we hope you may forgive us for initially staying silent whereas we sorted by way of reply.”
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The producers acknowledged their silence after saying Loughlin’s firing however reassured followers the collection will proceed with out the 54-year-old star.
“With the total assist of the community, we’ve got gone on a inventive hiatus to do some retooling on the remaining Season 6 episodes. That course of has already begun. Hope Valley will return to your TV screens as quickly as we are able to convey the episodes to you,” the assertion continued.
The producers concluded the assertion by thanking viewers for his or her assist.
On Thursday, a rep for Crown Media — the umbrella group that features the Hallmark Channel — confirmed to Fox Information that the corporate has minimize ties with the “Full Home” star.
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“We’re saddened by the latest information surrounding the faculty admissions allegations,” the assertion learn. “We’re now not working with Lori Loughlin and have stopped improvement of all productions that air on the Crown Media Household Community channels involving Lori Loughlin, together with ‘Storage Sale Mysteries,’ an unbiased third-party manufacturing.”
“When Calls the Coronary heart” additionally didn’t air its episode on Sunday.
Loughlin was taken into custody on Wednesday, a day after federal authorities introduced they uncovered a scheme the place rich dad and mom would allegedly pay bribes to California-native William “Rick” Singer to get their kids into elite universities.
Loughlin’s husband, clothier Mossimo Giannulli, Felicity Huffman and dozens of others have been arrested Tuesday for his or her alleged connection to the rip-off.
Loughlin didn’t seem in courtroom on Tuesday as a result of she was filming a film in Vancouver on the time of Giannulli’s arrest. She appeared in courtroom Wednesday and was launched on $1 million bond.
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Loughlin, Giannulli and Huffman are all ordered to look in federal courtroom in Boston on March 29 for a preliminary listening to.
Fox Information’ Mariah Haas and Jessica Napoli contributed to this report.