Ryan Paevey knew 2018 would be a year of change. The dashing actor would be exiting his long-running role as Officer Nathan West on ABC’s General Hospital and while he was unsure of what was ahead, he knew there was one constant in his life -- Hallmark Channel. It was an association that began in 2016 with the movie Unleashing Mr. Darcy and continued in 2017 with Harvest Love. Now Paevey is delighted to be back as Donovan Darcy in the sequel Marrying Mr. Darcy, which premieres Saturday night. “It’s my second time filling Mr. Darcy's shoes and it feels great because he has some pretty lovely [footwear],” Paevey (pictured above at center) said with a laugh during an exclusive interview with MediaVillage. “Unleashing Mr. Darcy was left open to the possibility of a sequel, and obviously we were all very hopeful.” Happily, “the fan response was so overwhelming and almost constant for the last two years," he continued. "People were very vocal [about wanting] for another. I really think that's what made it happen.
Enjoying This Commentary? There's More to Love
Subscribe to MediaVillage to receive email alerts featuring the latest content on advertising, media/TV, and marketing strategies and trends, including exclusive The Myers Report research findings.