- Network: Hallmark Channel
- Series Premiere Date: Jul 20, 2013
- Season #: 1
- Summary: Cedar Cove Municipal Court Judge Olivia Lockhart (Andie MacDowell) is faced with the choice of becoming a federal judge in Seattle or staying in the town she loves when her appointment is discovered by the town's newspaper editor, Jack Griffith (Dylan Neal).
- Genre(s): Drama
- Show Type: Between Seasons
- Season 1 premiere date: Jul 20, 2013
- Episode Length: 60
- Air Time: 09:00 PM
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Cove is exactly What it aspires to be--uncynical, lulling and sweet. [12 Aug 2013]
Despite a certain built-in B & B preciousness, Cedar Cove evokes certain splendid shows of another time and place, including the late-great "Family" and the longtime Irish hit "Ballykissangel."
It's comfortable, uncomplicated, unchallenging entertainment, which makes it ideal for Hallmark's brand. Fans of Hallmark's movies will enjoy it; viewers who want to be more engaged and absorbed by a program may be bored.
There’s still a distinction to be drawn between “light” and “weightless,” which is roughly where this new show registers--in part because the Olivia-Jack relationship is the only aspect with any resonance.
Oct 14, 2013I have now watched all episodes of Cedar Cove. I must admit It has taken me by surprise as it does not follow the plots in Debbie Macomber's books. However, I find the show to be most enjoyable and intriging. It is low keyed but very enjoyable. The characters are developing.… Expand
Aug 5, 2013Mediocre effort by Andie MacDowell, who comes across as unemotional, stiff, and very mechanical in her portrayal of the lead character. Would be like kissing one's sister as she seems to be just going through the motions.
The lack of continuity of the characters, the plot and places within the movie make the viewer do a double take as to what they are really seeing the books have sold in excess of 170 million copies for a reason, why the movie elects to shun the book is a puzzle.
B grade actors giving a D- performance in a low budget soap opera that would never hold it's own on daytime TV.
Hallmark aims for 95% female viewers and in the age range of 25-54, no way the male population would be attracted to Andie MacDowell and so therefore it's low rating.… Collapse