The vacation season is upon us, and Hallmark Channel can be treating us to so many great Christmas films this 12 months. Hallmark’s vacation schedule this 12 months is its most various but.
Given how 2020 has been, it’s by no means too early to get into the vacation spirit. Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas and Hallmark Films & Mysteries’ Miracles of Christmas lineup off October 23. A slate of brand-new films will premiere from October to December.
Hallmark’s 2020 schedule additionally consists of its first movie with a storyline a couple of same-sex couple, starring Jonathan Bennett. “Our vacation desk is greater and extra welcoming than ever. This 12 months’s films mirror our most various illustration of expertise, narratives, and households, together with The Christmas Home, that includes a storyline a couple of homosexual couple trying to undertake their first youngster, and starring Jonathan Bennett in an ensemble forged,” mentioned Michelle Vicary, EVP, Programming. “Our films are rooted in heat and positivity, significant connections, household gatherings, and seasonal traditions—a profitable system we hope will carry our tens of millions of viewers much-needed levity and vacation cheer on the finish of a tricky 12 months.”
Hallmark’s Countdown to Christmas
All premieres are at Eight p.m. ET/PT
Starring: Julie Gonzalo and Ronnie Rowe Jr.
Wedding ceremony planner Jessica Perez (Gonzalo) travels to a distant city in Alaska to discover a uncommon flower for a star shopper and is charmed by the small city throughout Christmas, in addition to the good-looking native (Rowe Jr.) serving to her.
Starring: Merritt Patterson and Luke Macfarlane
Margot (Patterson), a world-renowned pianist, returns to Chateau Newhaus to spend the vacations together with her household and is reunited with an ex (Macfarlane) who helps her rediscover her ardour for music.
Christmas with the Darlings
Starring: Katrina Regulation and Carlo Marks
Simply earlier than the vacations, Jessica Lew (Regulation) is ending her tenure because the assistant to her rich boss to make use of her just lately earned legislation diploma inside his firm, however affords to assist his charming, youthful brother (Marks) as he takes care of his orphaned nieces and nephew over Christmas.
One Royal Vacation
Starring: Laura Osnes, Aaron Tveit, Krystal Pleasure Brown, Victoria Clark, and Tom McGowan
When Anna (Osnes) affords a stranded mom (Clark) and son (Tveit) shelter in a blizzard, she learns that they’re the Royal Household of Galwick. Anna exhibits the Princehow they do Christmas in her hometown, encouraging him to open his coronary heart and be true to himself.
By no means Kiss a Man in a Christmas Sweater
Starring: Ashley Williams and Niall Matter
Single mother Maggie (Williams) is going through Christmas alone till Lucas (Matter) crashes into her life and turns into an sudden houseguest. Collectively they overcome Christmas whereas discovering consolation of their rising bond.
On the 12th Date of Christmas
Starring: Mallory Jansen and Tyler Hynes
Two seemingly incompatible recreation designers crew as much as create a romantic, city-wide scavenger hunt themed for the “12 Days of Christmas.”
Christmas in Vienna
Starring: Sarah Drew and Brennan Elliott
Jess (Drew), a live performance violinist whose coronary heart simply isn’t in it anymore, goes to Vienna for a efficiency. Whereas there, she finds the inspiration she has been lacking and a brand new love.
A Timeless Christmas
Starring: Ryan Paevey and Erin Cahill
Charles Whitley (Paevey) travels from 1903 to 2020 the place he meets Megan Turner (Cahill), a tour information at his historic mansion, and experiences a 21st Century Christmas.
A Nashville Christmas Carol
Starring: Jessy Schram, Wes Brown, Wynonna Judd, Sara Evans, RaeLynn, KixBrooks, Kimberly Williams-Paisley
Vivienne Wake (Schram), a workaholic tv producer in command of a rustic music Christmas particular showcasing newcomer Alexis (Raelynn), by no means lets private emotions get in the best way of enterprise. On the verge of accepting a job in LA, and with the return of Gavin Chase (Brown), her childhood sweetheart and supervisor to the particular’s headliner, Belinda (Evans), she receives a go to from the ghost of her just lately deceased mentor, Marilyn (Judd). Her mentor warns her present path results in a darkish future and has recruited each the Spirit of Christmas Previous (Brooks) and the Spirit of Christmas Current (Williams-Paisley) to assist her get again on observe. The Spirits’ time-jumping adventures power Vivienne to snatch her life.
The Christmas Home
Starring: Robert Buckley, Jonathan Bennett, Ana Ayora, Deal with Williams, Sharon Lawrence, and Brad More durable
Working by some tough choices, Mitchell household matriarch Phylis (Lawrence) and patriarch Invoice (Williams), have summoned their two grown sons –TV star, Mike Mitchell (Buckley) and Brandon Mitchell (Bennett) — residence for the vacations. It’s their hope that bringing the household collectively to recreate the Christmas home, will assist them discover decision and make a memorable vacation for your entire household and group. As Brandon and his husband Jake (More durable) make the journey residence, they’re anxiously awaiting a name in regards to the adoption of their first youngster. In the meantime, Mike reconnects with Andi (Ayora), his highschool sweetheart.
A Christmas Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Starring: Rochelle Aytes and Mark Taylor
Erin (Aytes) is planning the city’s Christmas celebration and should win over firefighter Kevin (Taylor) in an effort to receive the gorgeous spruce tree from his property for the celebration.
A Vibrant and Merry Christmas
Starring: Alison Sweeney and Marc Blucas
Two competing TV hosts (Sweeney and Blucas) are despatched to a festive small city over Christmas. Whereas pretending to get alongside for the sake of appearances, they uncover that there’s extra to one another than they thought.
5 Star Christmas
Starring: Bethany Pleasure Lenz and Victor Webster
After transferring again to her hometown, Lisa (Lenz) plots together with her siblings and grandparents to assist her father’s new mattress and breakfast get a five-star assessment from an incognito journey critic (Webster) however finally ends up falling for him, not figuring out he’s the true critic.
Christmas by Starlight
Starring: Kimberley Sustad and Paul Campbell
Annie (Sustad), a lawyer, should assist her family members this vacation season. Her household’s restaurant, The Starlight Café, is slated for demolition. The inheritor to the event agency accountable, William (Campbell), makes her an unlikely proposition: he’ll spare the café if Annie spends the week “showing” because the authorized counsel his father is demanding he rent within the wake of some pricey errors.
Starring: Lacey Chabert, Will Kemp, and JT Church
After Avery’s (Chabert) storybook Christmas marriage ceremony is canceled unexpectedly, dance teacher Roman (Kemp) helps her rebuild her goals.
If I Solely Had Christmas
Starring: Candace Cameron Bure and Warren Christie
At Christmas, a cheerful publicist (Bure) groups up with a cynical enterprise proprietor (Christie) and his crew to assist a charity in want.
Christmas in Evergreen: Bells Are Ringing
Starring: Holly Robinson Peete, Colin Lawrence, Rukiya Bernard, Antonio Cayonne, and Barbara Niven.
As Michelle’s (Peete) marriage ceremony approaches, Hannah (Bernard) steps as much as assist end the launch of the brand new Evergreen museum whereas questioning her relationship and future with Elliot (Cayonne).
Christmas She Wrote
Starring: Danica McKellar and Dylan Neal
When Kayleigh (McKellar), a romance author, has her column canceled proper earlier than Christmas, she heads residence to reconnect together with her household. Kayleigh will get an sudden go to from the person (Neal) who canceled her column who fights not solely to carry her again to the writer but additionally for her coronary heart.
Cross Nation Christmas
Starring: Rachael Leigh Cook dinner and Greyston Holt
Former classmates Lina (Cook dinner) and Max (Holt) are touring residence for the vacations, till a storm hits they usually need to work collectively to make it residence in time, regardless of the mode of transportation.
Christmas Comes Twice
Starring: Tamera Mowry-Housley and Michael Xavier
Emily (Mowry-Housley) is a prime newscaster who has achieved her profession goals however nonetheless has regrets in regards to the man (Xavier) who bought away 5 years earlier. When the Christmas carnival involves city, a trip across the carousel takes her magically again in time to the carnival 5 years earlier than…giving her a second probability at love earlier than she should return to Christmas current.
Starring: Rachel Boston and Neal Bledsoe
When Lila (Boston) is employed by the Royal Household of Marcadia to restore a carousel, she should work with the Prince (Bledsoe) to finish it by Christmas.
Love, Lights, Hanukkah!
Starring: Mia Kirshner, Ben Savage, and Marilu Henner
As Christina (Kirshner) prepares her restaurant for its busiest time of 12 months, she will get again a DNA check revealing that she’s Jewish. The invention leads her to a brand new household and an unlikely romance over eight nights.
Hallmark Films & Mysteries’ Miracles of Christmas
All premieres are at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Christmas Tree Lane
Starring: Alicia Witt, Andrew Walker, Drake Hogestyn, and Briana Value
Music retailer proprietor Meg (Witt) spearheads the group effort to save lots of the Christmas Tree Lane procuring district from demolition. As she finds herself falling for Nate (Walker), a current acquaintance, she’s thrown when she learns his stunning tie to the developer.
Ship by Christmas
Starring: Alvina August and Eion Bailey
Bakery proprietor Molly (August) meets Josh (Bailey), a widower who just lately moved to city along with his younger son, however she can be charmed by a mysterious shopper whom she’s by no means met in individual and she or he doesn’t understand that they’re the identical man.
Starring: Nikki DeLoach and Benjamin Ayres
A separated couple (DeLoach and Ayres) feign marital bliss on nationwide tv to assist their city’s Christmas competition –and their enterprise. However what’s going to the longer term maintain for them when rekindled love is sophisticated by new alternatives?
Holly & Ivy
Starring: Janel Parrish, Jeremy Jordan, and Marisol Nichols
When Melody’s (Parrish) neighbor, Nina (Nichols), learns that her sickness has returned, Melody guarantees to maintain Nina’s youngsters, Holly & Ivy, collectively. To undertake the kids, she should renovate her new fixer-upper, which she does with the assistance of contractor Adam (Jordan).
The Christmas Ring
Starring: Nazneen Contractor and David Alpay
A reporter (Contractor) searches for the love story behind an vintage engagement ring. With the assistance of the ring’s proprietor’s grandson (Alpay), they be taught the legacy his grandparent’s left behind.
The Christmas Bow
Starring: Lucia Micarelli and Michael Rady
When an accident places her music goals on maintain, a gifted violinist (Micarelli) reconnects with an outdated household good friend (Rady), who helps her heal and discover love throughout the holidays.
Meet Me at Christmas
Starring: Catherine Bell and Mark Deklin
When Joan’s (Bell) son’s marriage ceremony planner unexpectedly quits, she should coordinate his Christmas Eve marriage ceremony with the assistance of Beau(Deklin), the bride’s uncle. As they work alongside one another they uncover their fates and pasts are intertwined.
The Christmas Physician
Starring: Holly Robinson Peete and Adrian Holmes
Per week earlier than Christmas, Dr. Alicia Wright (Peete) is obtainable an task away from residence. A mysterious man (Holmes) from her previous journeys to search out her earlier than Christmas and brings with him a revelation that might change Alicia’s life endlessly.
A Little Christmas Appeal
Starring: Ashley Greene and Brendan Penny
Holly (Greene), a jewellery designer finds a misplaced attraction bracelet and groups up with investigative reporter Greg (Penny) in hopes of discovering the proprietor and returning it by Christmas Eve.
The Angel Tree
Starring: Jill Wagner and Lucas Bryant
A author (Wagner) seeks the identification of the one who helps grant needs which are positioned upon the angel tree, and within the course of, reconnects together with her childhood good friend (Bryant).
Starring: Jen Lilley, Trevor Donovan, and Barbara Niven
Maddie (Lilley), a reporter for a Norfolk newspaper, embarks on a Tiger Cruise throughout Christmastime the place she meets a good-looking naval officer (Donovan) and stumbles upon a thriller within the ship’s archive room.
Time for Us to Come Residence for Christmas (From government producer Blake Shelton)
Starring: Lacey Chabert and Stephen Huszar
5 company are mysteriously invited to an inn to have fun Christmas. With the assistance of the proprietor Ben(Huszar), Sarah (Chabert) discovers that an occasion from the previous might join them and alter their lives endlessly.
A Godwink Christmas: First Loves, Second Possibilities
Starring: Brooke D’Orsay and Sam Web page
After 15 years, Pat (Web page) strikes residence from Hawaii along with his two sons and thru a sequence of coincidences, or Godwinks, finally ends up caught in visitors subsequent to his highschool sweetheart, Margie (D’Orsay), at Christmas.
A Glenbrooke Christmas
Starring: Autumn Reeser and Antonio Cupo
As Christmas nears, heiress Jessica Morgan (Reeser) seizes what looks like her final probability to expertise a relaxed Christmas and heads off to the small city of Glenbrooke, the place she meets a good-looking fireman (Cupo).
Starring: Taylor Cole and Steve Lund
When a mysterious key and a vacation riddle arrive on their doorsteps, Kate (Cole)and Kevin (Lund) embark on a Christmas romance journey they’ll always remember.
Swept Up by Christmas
Starring: An vintage vendor and a cleaner conflict over how you can downsize a powerful property proper earlier than Christmas. As the 2 uncover the home’s treasures, they discover a solution to reconnect the reclusive proprietor along with his personal Christmases previous.
Mission Christmas Want
For years Lucy has performed Santa to her small city’s group by making their vacation needs come true. However when Lucy grants a little bit woman’s want for a Christmas like she used to have together with her Mother, she unexpectedly finds her personal needs coming true in life and love.
The Daytime Emmy-nominated sequence Residence & Household may also have holiday-centric episodes. You can too maintain the Christmas cheer going by tuning in to Hallmark Channel Radio and Hallmark Channels’ Bubbly Sesh Podcast.