Now that we’re officially in summer, what says “summer” more than a day at the beach? In Hallmark Channel’s Summer Nights series, Chad Michael Murray and Aly Michalka head to the shore in Sand Dollar Cove. Here’s everything we know so far about Sand Dollar Cove and the stars, premiere date, plot and more!
What’s Sand Dollar Cove about?
Elli (Aly Michalka) is a real estate development project manager who’s been sent by her company to the quaint, seaside Connecticut town of Sand Dollar Cove to acquire the beachfront property they’ve chosen for their new resort. Brody (Chad Michael Murray) is the charming local who holds the deed and wants to make sure the town’s beloved pier remains intact. You guessed it! An undeniable connection between Elli and Brody grows as they spend time together while Elli tries to find a way to make the deal work. As Elli becomes more invested in the town of Sand Dollar Cove and its people, she’s inspired to create a design that could make everyone happy, both in business and in love.
Is Sand Dollar Cove based on a book?
It is! The film is based on the book of the same name by Nancy Naigle.
Who’s in the cast of Sand Dollar Cove?
Chad Michael Murray (Brody)
Fans know Murray from his turn as Lucas Scott on One Tree Hill. He has starred in several Hallmark Channel films like Write Before Christmas with Torrey DeVitto and Love in Winterland opposite Italia Ricci. Murray is also a novelist, penning the 2011 Everlast and co-authoring the romantic thriller, American Drifter with best selling writer Heather Graham.
Aly Michalka (Elli)
Michalka is one half of the musical duo, Aly & AJ with her sister AJ Michalka. The multi-hyphenate also starred in The CW series Hellcats and iZombie. She got her start in acting on the Disney Channel series, Phil of the Future.
Clare Bowen (Pam)
The Australian-born Bowen is best known for her role as Scarlett on the ABC series, Nashville. Several of the songs she sang on the show topped the iTunes charts when they were released.
When does Sand Dollar Cove premiere?
Sand Dollar Cove premieres on Saturday, June 26 at 9 p.m. ET on Hallmark Channel.
When can I watch Sand Dollar Cove again?
Sunday, June 27 at 7 p.m. ET
Thursday, July 1 at 8 p.m. ET
Saturday, July 3 at 1 p.m. ET
Does Parade.com have a sneak peek of Sand Dollar Cove?
We do! Check out the Parade.com exclusive clip below.