Looking for a good cry? In Hallmark Channel's A Stranger's Heart (premiering Saturday at 9 pm/ET), Samantha Mathis plays Callie, an all-business magazine reporter who in the wake of a heart transplant comes to embrace life and love anew, while finding herself feeling a strange connection to both a little girl and a cute guy she doesn’t know. What ultimately comes to light... well, that's Hallmark's tale to tell. TVGuide.com spoke with Mathis about this real heart-tugger, as well as pumped her for details on what may be the sexiest and steamiest ABC sudser you will never get the chance to see.
TVGuide.com: OK, let's get this over and done with: I understand that one reason you took on this Hallmark project is because the script had a lot of "heart" in it?Samantha Mathis: Ohhh... ba-dum-b