When Hallmark rebrands as the Universal Channel in July it will bring with it the Australian premiere of medical drama HawthoRNe featuring Jada Pinkett-Smith (The Matrix Revolutions) and Michael Vartan (Alias).
Pinkett-Smith, who is also an Executive Producer, stars as Christina Hawthorne, the Chief Nursing Officer heading a group of nurses at Richmond Trinity Hospital in Richmond, Virginia.
The series from TNT premiered in the US in June last year. So far ten episodes have aired, but another 10 begin this week in the US. It was created by John Masius (Providence, Dead Like Me, Touched by an Angel).
The cast also features Australia’s Adam Garcia in 4 episodes.
Double episodes will air from 6:30pm Saturday July 3rd.