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'When Calls the Heart' Star Daniel Lissing Breaks Silence on Lori Loughlin's 'When Hope Calls' Debut

Daniel Lissing is standing by Lori Loughlin's side. More than two years since the nationwide college admissions scandal came to light in March 2019, Lori is returning to TV to reprise her role as Abigail Stanton. While it isn’t for Hallmark’s original hit series When Calls the Heart, the actress — who served a brief prison sentence along with her husband, Mossimo Giannulli — is stepping back in to character just down the road from Hope Valley for the season 2 premiere of the spinoff When Hope Calls: A Country Christmas, airing on the GAC Family network on December 18 at 8 p.m. ET.
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When Calls The Heart's Daniel Lissing On Returning As Jack Thornton, And How Lori Loughlin Factored In

When Daniel Lissing left When Calls The Heart, the move seemed final. Not only did it happen three years ago, but Lissing’s character Jack was –and spoilers if you somehow missed this – killed off the Hallmark series star in a notable way. Elizabeth Thornton has been dealing with grief and finding new love in the most recent season, but now the show’s spinoff When Hope Calls has premiered a new set of episodes and brought back some old favorites. Daniel Lissing had a small role in Season 2, and it seems that Loughlin may have been the catalyst for the big TV event.
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‘When Hope Calls’: Jack (Daniel Lissing) Has a Sweet Message for Elizabeth in Christmas Special

A special visitor arrived in Brookfield during the When Hope Calls Christmas special, and we’re not talking about Abigail Stanton (Lori Loughlin). Jack Thornton from When Calls the Heart also made an appearance in When Hope Calls: A Country Christmas, which aired Dec. 18 on GAC Family. The late mountie had a heartwarming reunion with his old friend Abigail and also shared a bittersweet message for his wife Elizabeth.
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'When Calls the Heart' Star Daniel Lissing Breaks Silence on Lori Loughlin's 'When Hope Calls' Debut

Daniel Lissing is standing by Lori Loughlin's side. More than two years since the nationwide college admissions scandal came to light in March 2019, Lori is returning to TV to reprise her role as Abigail Stanton. While it isn’t for Hallmark’s original hit series When Calls the Heart, the actress — who served a brief prison sentence along with her husband, Mossimo Giannulli — is stepping back in to character just down the road from Hope Valley for the season 2 premiere of the spinoff When Hope Calls: A Country Christmas, airing on the GAC Family network on December 18 at 8 p.m. ET.
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Daniel Lissing Calls His When Hope Calls Reunion With Lori Loughlin 'A Beautiful Moment'

Daniel Lissing starred as Mountie Jack Thornton on Hallmark Channel’s When Calls the Heart for five seasons. After deciding to step away from the show, Lissing didn’t think he’d ever get the chance to play the mountie again (his character died in the line of duty not long after he wed his love, Elizabeth). Since then, Lissing has worked on other projects including a recurring guest starring turn on ABC’s The Rookie. This holiday season, Lissing appeared in A Christmas Star for GAC Family and he dons the red serge once again when he guest stars on the When Hope Calls Christmas special, When Hope Calls: A Country Christmas premiering on Saturday, Dec. 18 at 8 p.m. ET on GAC Family.
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Daniel Lissing on Jack’s ‘Sweet’ Return to ‘When Hope Calls Christmas’ With Lori Loughlin

When Hope Calls, the When Calls the Heart spinoff, rings in its second season with an emotional two-parter featuring two notable guests: original Heart stars Lori Loughlin and Daniel Lissing. As the residents of Brookfield are busy trying to earn the title of America’s No. 1 Country Christmas Town from a national magazine in 1917, Loughlin’s Abigail Stanton arrives on a stagecoach escorting a boy to the orphanage.
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Daniel Lissing on His Emotional Return as Jack Thornton and Reuniting With Lori Loughlin (Exclusive)

Jack Thornton is back -- and no one is more excited than Daniel Lissing. The Australian actor will appear on GAC Family’s When Hope Calls: A Country Christmas on Dec. 18, reprising his role as the beloved town Mountie he played for five seasons on Hallmark Channel’s When Calls the Heart. Fans will recall that Thornton was killed in battle during WCTH’s season 5 finale in 2018 after the actor announced his departure from the long-running series. Back in 2020, Lissing told ET that he’d “of course” consider revisiting the role if the opportunity ever came up, and now, he’s spilling all the details of his experience of returning to the role that made him famous.
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