Amongst many things that have been renewed by Hallmark, Chesapeake Shores is one such show. It is the American-Canadian show that has been renewed by the cable channel. Hallmark has confirmed that the show has been renewed for a fifth season. Season five of Chesapeake Shores will have 10 episodes and it is expected to air during Summer 2021. The fourth season of Chesapeake Shores had just six installments.
Chesapeake Shores Season 4
The fourth season of Chesapeake Shores finished airing in September 2019. It averaged at a rating of 0.18 in the 18-49 demographic with 1.70 viewers in Live+same day viewing. As compared to season three, the rating was down by 15% in the demo and up by 8% in viewers.
Hallmark took a smart decision to renew Chesapeake Shores in today’s times when more and more people are watching television on-demand or via streaming services. It has been reported that Chesapeake Shores’ increase in live viewers is impressive.
Chesapeake Shores is a light drama series, that is centered on career woman Abby O’Brien (played by Meghan Ory). She is a divorced mother of two young daughters and she leaves New York for her hometown of Chesapeake Shores, Maryland. She moves away from her first love Trace (Jesse Metcalfe).
Chesapeake Shores Season 5 Updates
The production on Chesapeake Shores was scheduled to get underway earlier this year. We do not know and it’s unclear how much filming took place before the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. The production will resume later this year if all goes well.
Hallmark made the announcement in quite an interesting way on Twitter. They called it a multi-generational family drama which is set to return for Season 5. Chesapeake Shores is based on the novels of the same name by New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods, who has done Trinity Harbor).
The series stars Jesse Metcalfe (from Dallas), Meghan Ory (from Once Upon a Time), the Golden Globe-nominee Treat Williams(from Everwood, Hair), Academy Award nominee Diane Ladd (from Wild at Heart), Barbara Niven (from Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove), Laci J. Mailey (from Falling Skies), Emilie Ullerup (from Sanctuary), Brendan Penny(from Motive) and Andrew Francis (from Final Destination 3).
The cast of Chesapeake Shores includes Treat Williams, Diane Ladd, Laci J. Mailey, Emilie Ullerup, Brendan Penny, Andrew Francis, and Kayden Magnuson.
Michelle Vicary, Executive Vice President of Programming and Network Publicity at Crown Media Family Network said that the past four seasons of Chesapeake Shores, viewers have ardently followed the journey of Trace and the O’Briens. The viewers have learned to put their differences aside to find strength in family and in love.
He said that Chesapeake Shores has compelling stories that have been consistently made real by the best casts on television today. Crown Media Family Network is excited about the return of the characters. The viewers will experience a new chapter for these characters.
The renewal only happened last night. Jesse Metcalfe also said that the superfans call themselves ‘Chessies,’ and who are invested in the characters on the show, will finally be happy. Jesse said he was excited to let viewers know that he will be back with all-new episodes next summer.
Chesapeake Shores centers on the O’Brien family. It begins after the homecoming of eldest daughter Abby O’Brien (Ory). She is a high-powered career woman and she is a divorced mother of two children.