MarVista, Neshama Series Set for Hallmark Channel


Hallmark Channel has given the green light to the intergenerational drama series The Way Home from MarVista Entertainment and Neshama Entertainment.

Production is set to begin this summer in Ontario, Canada, for a 2023 premiere. Executive produced by the mother-daughter team of Heather Conkie and Alexandra Clarke, whose credits include Heartland, The Way Home is the first new series greenlit under the leadership of Lisa Hamilton Daly, executive VP of programming at Crown Media Family Networks. The family drama follows three generations of women within the Landry family.

“One of my passions is developing series, and it’s beyond thrilling to spearhead the development of The Way Home and others for Crown Media,” said Daly.

“I can’t wait to share the emotional story of the Landry women so beautifully and creatively imagined by Heather Conkie and Alexandra Clarke and that is sure to become appointment TV for our viewers,” added Laurie Ferneau, senior VP of development at Crown Media Family Networks.

“We were all drawn to this extraordinary, unique story of three generations of women, haunted by tragedy and past secrets, who discover an ability to travel through time and potentially change their future,” added Hannah Pillemer, executive VP of creative affairs for MarVista Entertainment. “Lisa and her team at Crown Media have been incredible champions of this series that is sure to charm and enrapture, and we are thrilled to partner with them to bring it to the screen.”

Alongside Conkie and Clarke, Larry Grimaldi, Pillemer and Fernando Szew will executive produce for MarVista, with Arnie Zipursky and Marly Reed executive producing for Neshama.