The holidays are upon us and Hallmark is more than ready. Hallmark is offering 41 new holiday films as part of its annual “Countdown to Christmas” lineup. Here’s everything we know so far.
You can always count on Hallmark to bring the holiday cheer. Starting October 22, Hallmark’s Countdown to Christmas and Hallmark Films & Mysteries’ Christmas miracles programming events will begin. Hallmark is giving us 41 original premieres this year, and we couldn’t be happier.
There will be brand new movies every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel, with brand new movies every Saturday at 10 p.m. on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. This year’s fan favorite movies like Candace Cameron Bure, Lacey Chabert, Alison Sweeney, and more. As of October 2, Movies & Mistletoe on Hallmark Movies Now, the company’s standalone streaming service. See the whole Countdown to Christmas range and more below:
You, me and the Christmas trees
With : Danica McKellar, Benjamin Ayres, Jason Hervey
Olivia is the Connecticut resident evergreen expert who, just days before the holidays, agrees to help Jack, a fourth generation Christmas tree grower in Avon. A mysterious disease befell their trees, killing them and threatening the century-old business of his family. As Olivia tries to get to the root of the problem and extends her stay in town, she and Jack spend more time together and feelings begin to develop.
Boyfriends from past Christmas
With : Catherine Haena Kim, Raymond East, Paul Sun Hyung Lee
Before Christmas, Marketing Manager Lauren receives a ghost visit from four ex-boyfriends. She must learn to open her heart or risk losing her best friend, Nate.
The implantation of Santa Claus
With : Tamera Mowry-Housely, Paul Campbell, Joe Pantoliano
Tanya is a police detective who reluctantly teamed up with fellow Detective Ryan to solve a recent spate of heists that took place during high-profile holiday season in the city. They infiltrate as newlyweds Tasha and Rupert, moving into the vacant house next to Mr. Miller, the jovial chairman of the community’s Christmas committee … and the prime suspect in the case. As Tanya and Ryan participate in neighborhood vacation events to keep up appearances and solve the case, they are swept away by Christmas. Before they know it, their cover story as a loving couple begins to come true.
Christmas in harmony
With : Ashleigh Murray, Luc James, Loretta Devine, Michelle Williams, Basile Wallace
Harmony is brought in to audition for the Holiday Chorus, directed by an ex-boyfriend. On Christmas Eve, they could harmonize in the key to love.
Coyote Creek Christmas
With : Janel Parrish, Ryan Paevey
A “Christmas Around the World” party helps two people find love at home.
With : Katee Sackhoff, Patrick Sabongui, Terry O’Quinn
When Liz comes home to care for her estranged father, she is determined to give her daughter the perfect Christmas and reconnects with her best friend.
Open before Christmas
With : Alison Sweeney, Erica durance, Brennan Elliott
When Nicky finds an unopened Christmas card from a secret high school admirer, she and her best friend Simone seek out and thank the anonymous author.
Next stop, Christmas
With : Lyndsy Fonseca, Chandler Massey, Lea thompson, Christophe Lloyd
Angie wonders what her life would be like if she married a former boyfriend who became a famous sports commentator. She takes the train home to spend Christmas with her family and inexplicably finds herself 10 years in the past. With guidance from the enigmatic conductor, Angie gets the chance to revisit this Christmas and learn what – and who – is really important to her.
A Christmas treasure
With : Jordin Sparks, Michel Xavier
After opening a century-old time capsule and meeting a charming chef, Lou wonders whether or not she should move to New York City after Christmas and continue her writing career.
The following announcements do not have a release date yet:
Christmas at Castle Hart
With : Lacey Chabert, Stuart Townsend
Brooke Bennett travels to Ireland for Christmas in search of her Irish roots. There, she meets Aiden Hart, Earl of Glaslough. Confused with an elite event planner, she is hired to organize her castle’s epic Christmas party.
With : Candace Cameron Bure, John Brotherton, Barbara Niven
Exes Lara and Ben take part in a Christmas contest to win money for the charity of their choice. The city watches them fight and choose what is most important, victory or love.
Christmas house 2: take down these rooms (working title)
With : Robert Buckley, Ana Ayora, Jonathan Bennett, Sharon Laurent, Treat Williams, and Brad Harder
The Mitchell brothers compete to see who can create the best Christmas house.
The nine Christmas kittens
With : Brandon Routh, Kimberley Sustad, Grégory Harrison
Cat lovers Zachary and Marilee reunite at Christmas when they are tasked with finding homes for a litter of adorable kittens.
Sister exchange: a vacation in the hometown and Sister exchange: Christmas in the city
With : Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Ashley Williams, Marc Decline, Keith Robinson, SusanYeagley, and Kevin Nealon
In these interconnected films, Jennifer and Meg Swift are sisters who couldn’t be closer despite hours apart. Jennifer is in Salt Lake City, runs a successful restaurant she started with her late husband, and is raising teenage son Simon. Meg stayed in their hometown of Hazelwood, helping their parents run the local bakery. This Christmas is the first in the family since the passing of Uncle Dave who owned the city’s beloved theater, The Madison, where many memories have been created over the years. When Jennifer and Simon return home for the holidays, they get nostalgic for one more Christmas at Madison, despite it being for sale and in need of repairs. Meanwhile, Meg helps the staff at Jennifer’s restaurant in Salt Lake set up a Christmas contest among local restaurants, with the winner earning money for the charity of her choice. As the sisters move to another city before the holidays, they find a new purpose and discover what they really need in life and in love.
Iconic films and mysteries
All movies will premiere at 10 p.m. EST.
Christmas in my heart
With : Heather Hemmens, Luc Macfarlane, Sheryl Lee Ralph
Concert violinist Beth is teaching lonely country music star Sean’s daughter to get her ready for the holiday concert. They are linked by the connecting power of music.
The promise of Christmas
With : Torrey De Vitto, Dylan Bruce, Patrick Duffy, Greyston Holt
Nicole learns to cope with grief, with the help of her grandfather and a carpenter whom she hires to renovate the house that was once intended for her and her fiance.
A Mrs. Miracle Christmas de Debbie Macomber
With : Kaitlin Doubleday, Steve Lund, Caroline Rhea
When a family is faced with loneliness and loss of faith, Ms. Miracle rushes to renew her Christmas spirit and experience a vacation of heavenly proportions.
The Christmas Tie (working title) – premiere date to be announced
With : Holly Robinson Peete, Curved Lyriq, Nik sanchez
As a single mom and teenage son with autism arrive at a crossroads over Christmas, she must learn to let go so he can thrive as she finds her own heart unexpectedly healing. .