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Special Themed Night of Programming Will Pair “Heart Felt” with Network’s Popular “Meet My Valentine” Movie

(WEST PALM BEACH, February 3, 2016) -- ION Television will kick off the Valentine’s Day weekend with a special night of themed movies, beginning with the all-new “Heart Felt,” followed by audience favorite “Meet My Valentine,” on Friday, Feb. 12. “Heart Felt,” starring Emmanuelle Vaugier and Matthew MacCaull, will premiere at 7 p.m., ET/PT, with an encore at 11 p.m., ET/PT. “Meet My Valentine” will air at 9 p.m., ET/PT.

“Our Valentine’s Day movie clearly struck a chord with the ION audience last year with 3 million viewers,” said Brandon Burgess, Chairman and CEO of ION Media Networks. “This year’s ‘double-play’ nicely complements our award-winning regular lineup and will help us continue our steady growth.”

ION Television has posted a year-over-year increase of 10% in Adults 25-54 and 12% in Adults 18-49.*

“Heart Felt,” set partially in picturesque wine country, tells the story of real estate rising star Molly (Vaugier), who breaks up with Jackson (MacCaull), a smitten but seeming underachiever, on Valentine’s Day because he may have lied to her. Molly moves to New Mexico for a high-profile promotion and soon finds herself close to being engaged to the generous but immature Greg. In a twist of fate, a proposed business deal for a trendy winery puts Molly face-to-face again with the remorseful Jackson, who has a few more surprises for the woman he still loves.

“Heart Felt” was produced by Reel One Entertainment in association with Odyssey Media Inc. It was executive-produced by Tom Berry, Kirk Shaw, Brian Skiba and Ms. Vaugier, and produced by Nicole Reid and Gilles Laplante. “Heart Felt” was directed by Jason Bourque, with a story by Mary Glenn and Margaret Base, and was written by Karen O’Hara and Mr. Skiba. In addition to Ms. Vaugier (“Lost Girl,” “Mistresses,” “Two and a Half Men”) and Mr. MacCaull (Disney’s “Tomorrowland”), starring in the movie are Christopher Russell, Edwin Perez, Lydia Campbell and Thomas Calabro (“Melrose Place”).

*Source: Nielsen C3 total day through 1/3/16

About ION Television
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Sandy Genelius
ION Media Networks