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Article: What CEO Wonya Lucas Brings to the Hallmark Channel

Crown Media Family Networks CEO Wonya Lucas is responsible for the successful growth of its portfolio of entertainment brands, including The Hallmark Channel.


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Author: Mensah Alkebu-Lan

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Wonya Lucas is President #

Wonya Lucas is President and Chief Executive Officer of Crown Media Family Networks. She is responsible for the strategic direction as well as oversees the company’s day-to-day management and successful growth of its portfolio of entertainment brands, including its three linear networks (Halmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, and Hallmark Drama), its digital platforms, and the company's subscription streaming service.

Lucas has held a number of leadership positions in the industry. I’ll just name a few. Lucas most recently served as President and CEO of Public Broadcasting Atlanta. She has held several positions at Turner Broadcasting System, including Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing for CNN. She has also spent several years in various brand management roles for the Coca-Cola Company and Clorox.

Follow Wonya Lucas on Social Media #

LinkedIn - Wonya Lucas - President and CEO - Crown Media Family Networks | LinkedIn

Hallmark’s Linear Networks #

The Hallmark channels are not just for Christmas movies. Hallmark’s channels provide great family movies for a movie night together.

We can’t ignore the fact, though, that Valentine’s Day falls in February. If you are a lovebird who knows very little about Hallmark’s channels, this month may be a good month to acquaint yourself with them. Hallmark is calling this month the month of “Loveuary.”

If you can’t get Hallmark programming on your streaming platform, you can stream content directly from their Hallmark Movies Now website. When visiting the site, be sure to scroll down and browse the Hallmark Hall of Fame section for oldies but goodies.

  • The Wedding Veil - premiered Feb. 5 - starring Lacey Chabert, Autumn Reeser, Paolo Bernardini, and Alison Sweeney. First installment in the wedding veil trilogy. After discovering a long-lost painting, museum curator Avery (Chabert) and successful new board member Peter (McGarry) investigate the the artwork’s origins as they plan a charity fundraiser to unveil its restoration.
  • The Wedding Veil Unveiled - premiering Feb. 12 - starring Lacey Chabert, Autumn Reeser, Paolo Bernardini, and Alison Sweeney. Second installment in the wedding veil trilogy.
  • The Wedding Veil Legacy - premiering Feb. 19 - Last installment in the Wedding Veil trilogy.
  • Welcome to Mama’s - premiering Feb. 26 - starring Melanie Scrofano, Daniel di Tomasso, and Lorraine Bracco.

Watch and View Hallmark Channels on YouTube #

Hallmark Movies and Mysteries - YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn_X2jex0fmpALPaVj5yhuw.
Hallmark Channel - YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5T-sc4bz1eAEgMIamLLV6w.

Follow Hallmark Channels on Social Media #

Hallmark Mobile Apps #

How to Watch Hallmark Channel #

References #

  1. Brand Builder and Media Veteran Wonya Lucas Named President and Chief Executive Officer, Crown Media Family Networks - Hallmark Corporate.
  2. Wonya Lucas - Biography - IMDb.
  3. Hallmark Channel Sets New 'Loveuary' Movies for February: See the Full Lineup (Exclusive) | Entertainment Tonight.