Premiering tonight is the Hallmark Channel original movie The Christmas Heart directed by Gary Yates (High Life) and starring Teri Polo, Tess Harper and Paul Essiembre. Shawn Pierce whose scoring credits include such TV shows as Syfy’s Haven and Defying Gravity has composed the film’s music. The movie executive produced by Patricia Heaton, David Hunt, A.J. Morewitz, Norman Denver and Dale Cornick centers on a neighborhood that bands together to save the life of a special teenage boy in dire need of a heart transplant. To learn more about The Christmas Heart, visit Hallmark’s official film website.

This past Wednesday, the second season of the British series The Hour premiered on BBC America. The show set in the world of 1950s television journalism is created and written by Abi Morgan (The Iron Lady, Shame) and stars Ben Whishaw, Romola Garai, Dominic West, Peter Capaldi, Oona Chaplin and Anna Chancellor. Kevin Sargent (Ballet Shoes) has taken over scoring duties on the show and follows Daniel Giorgetti who has scored the first season. The Hour will air every Wednesday night on BBC America. Check out the official show website for more information.