ION TV Sets Valentine’s Day Original Movie

ION Television will premiere a new original movie in February to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

The movie, Meet My Valentine, will debut Feb. 6 and stars Scott Wolf (Party Of Five) as husband who after finding out he has months to live rediscovers his love for his wife, played by Courtney Ford (Murder In the First). The movie will have an encore airing on Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14).

“We’re excited to extend ION’s original movie offerings beyond the holiday season and expand upon our commitment to fans,” said Brandon Burgess, Chairman and CEO of ION Media Networks in a statement. “ION has established itself as a prime destination for original movies, and Meet My Valentine is a fitting addition to our growing lineup.”

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.