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Christmas Wishes and Mistletoe Kisses
Cast: Jill Wagner, Matthew Davis, Donna Mills
Synopsis: Weeks before Christmas, Abbey is hired to decorate the estate of businessman Nick. She must break down the wall between her and Nick, all while keeping the holiday spirit alive.
Premiere date: Saturday, October 26, 8/7c
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Merry and Bright
Cast: Jodie Sweetin, Andrew Walker
Synopsis: Cate is the CEO of Merry & Bright, a struggling small-town candy cane factory. Gabe is a New York consultant tasked with saving the company. With Christmas approaching, Gabe travels to the town, only to find Cate resenting his efforts to restructure her business. Though they initially clash, they soon develop feelings for each other. But when Gabe urges her to accept a high-profile investor’s suggestion to abandon the traditional methods of her business, Cate parts ways with him. On Christmas Eve, Cate wonders if she’ll manage to save her factory and if she’ll ever find a holiday romance again.
Premiere date: Saturday, November 2, 8/7c
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Christmas Scavenger Hunt
Cast: Kevin McGarry, Kim Shaw
Synopsis: When Belinda returns home for Christmas, she sees Dustin, who broke her heart. “Accidentally” paired together by her dad, who runs the Scavenger Hunt, the two rekindle their love solving clues and taking selfies with their tasks. Along the way, they take a tree to a reclusive gentleman, who Belinda visited with her mother. But Belinda is also home to purchase the town museum for a client who intends to build condos there. Conflicted, she wonders how to tell Dustin, the museum’s director. It’ll take a Christmas miracle for their love to survive and for the museum to be saved.
Premiere date: Sunday, November 3, 8/7c
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Picture a Perfect Christmas
Cast: Merritt Paterson, Jon Cor
Synopsis: A photographer whose career is on the fast track yet whose personal life lacks the fulfillment she seeks, finds romance with an unlikely candidate while visiting her grandmother in Bainbridge Island, Washington over the Christmas holiday season.
Premiere date: Saturday, November 9, 8/7c
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The Mistletoe Secret
Cast: Kellie Pickler, Tyler Hynes, Patrick Duffy
Synopsis: When Aria Eubank convinces a famous travel writer to do a feature story on her beloved hometown, Midway, Utah, it looks like the town’s tourism drop is about to be reversed. However, when the travel guru and his ghostwriter both show up, Aria finds her heart torn between the charismatic but pompous Sterling Masters and Alex Barlett, the real talent behind “Masters of Travel,” and the man who has genuinely fallen for her.
Synopsis: When Nick, a career-focused investment banker, is fired from his high-powered firm at Christmastime, he takes a job at a Christmas tree lot owned by a warmhearted, elderly man. There, he meets Julie, an astronomy teacher who’s always looked to the stars for hope. As the Christmas spirit washes over him — and he begins falling for Julie — the once self-centered Nick discovers the joy of helping others. When he learns that Julie and the tree lot owner are facing hard times, Nick strives to end their troubles in time for them all to share a Christmas under the stars.
Premiere date: Saturday, November 16, 8/7c
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Write Before Christmas
Cast: Chad Michael Murray, Torrey DeVitto, Drew Seeley, Grant Show, Lolita Davidovich
Synopsis: When Jessica sends Christmas cards to five people who’ve changed her life, each is inspired themselves. But Jessica’s music teacher never receives her card. Instead, her son Luke arrives with a vintage cello, explaining his mom is abroad and wanted Jessica to have her beloved instrument. Instantly hitting it off, Luke and Jessica have a wonderful day, ending when Luke gives Jessica a photo of the moon, quoting from It’s a Wonderful Life, “You want the moon? Just say the word, and I’ll throw a lasso around it.” But love isn’t lassoed just yet. Fate must step in once again.
Premiere date: Sunday, November 17, 8/7c
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Christmas at Graceland: Home for the Holidays
Cast: Adrian Grenier, Kaitlin Doubleday, Priscilla Presley, Chase Bryant
Synopsis: World-traveler Harper returns to Memphis for the holidays and nannies for wealthy widower Owen while awaiting news about a job overseas. As they grow close, Harper encourages Owen to break out of his routine and spend more time with his children, while Owen encourages Harper to have confidence. Harper and Owen prepare for a joint event at Graceland featuring a fundraiser for Owen’s company and an Elvis at Christmas exhibit Harper is producing. They develop feelings for each other, Harper realizes how much she enjoys living near family and must decide if her home for the holidays will be her forever home.
Premiere date: Saturday, November 23, 8/7c
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Cherished Memories: A Gift to Remember 2
Cast: Ali Liebert, Peter Porte, Tina Lifford
Synopsis: Darcy and Aiden celebrate their second Christmas together when an unexpected guest and a fight to save the beloved community center unites everyone for an unforgettable holiday.
Premiere date: Sunday, November 24, 8/7c
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A Christmas Duet
Cast: Chaley Rose, Rome Flynn, Teryl Rothery
Synopsis: Former pop music duo — and former couple — Averie and Jesse reunite at Averie’s inn during the holidays. As they spend time together preparing for the Christmas festival Averie is hosting at her inn, they rediscover long buried feelings and notice the creative spark each one lights in the other. While Averie balances planning the festival and trying to impress a hotel critic, Jesse sees what life with Averie would look like, possibly revealing a dream he never knew he had. As Christmas approaches, the two must decide if they are meant to live their lives solo or in harmony together.
Premiere date: Monday, November 25, 8/7c
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Check Inn to Christmas
Cast: Wes Brown, Rachel Boston
Synopsis: When New York City lawyer Julia Crawley returns to her Rocky Mountain hometown and her family’s lovely inn for the holidays, she finds herself at the center of a generations-old feud with the family that runs the town’s other inn. As the ongoing competition between the two inns escalates, “forbidden” romance blossoms between Julia and Roger Mason, whose family runs the inn that is her family’s big competitor.
Premiere date: Tuesday, November 26, 8/7c
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The Christmas Club
Cast: Elizabeth Mitchell, Cameron Mathison
Synopsis: When dance teacher Olivia and business consultant Edward meet, they replace a woman’s lost Christmas Club savings with their own money and soon begin noticing pay-it-forward acts. But their magical day ends when Olivia learns Edward’s client is buying the dance studio. Luckily, Edward finds a storefront perfect for Olivia to start her own studio and secretly helps her get a loan. Thinking she secured it herself, Olivia sees Edward hugging the loan officer and declares he must believe in her for their relationship to work. It might take some Christmas magic and fate to bring these two back together.
Premiere date: Wednesday, November 27, 8/7c
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Christmas at the Plaza
Cast: Ryan Paevey, Elizabeth Henstridge
Synopsis: With Christmas approaching in New York City, Jessica, an archival historian enmeshed in a declining romantic relationship, is hired to create an exhibition honoring the history of Christmas at The Plaza Hotel. There, she meets Nick, a handsome decorator who’s been commissioned to deck out the iconic landmark. When they’re paired together to prepare the exhibition, they wind up enjoying a host of holiday traditions together and find themselves falling for each other. Tensions soon rise as Jessica must figure out her romantic priorities and decide with whom she’ll ultimately spend Christmas at The Plaza.
Premiere date: Thursday, November 28, 8/7c
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Christmas in Evergreen: Tidings of Joy
Cast: Paul Greene, Maggie Lawson, Barbara Niven, Holly Robinson Peete, Rukiya Bernard, Colin Lawrence, Ashley Williams, Jill Wagner
Synopsis: Novelist Katie meets Ben en route to picturesque Evergreen, where her holiday retreat is interrupted by an assignment to write an article about the town. Though Katie is skeptical about the town’s love of Christmas, she’s enchanted by Evergreen and Ben. Katie and Ben grow closer while enjoying Evergreen’s Christmas traditions, and even help unearth a time capsule hidden 50 years ago. Meanwhile, inn owner Hannah struggles to confess feelings for a long-time friend, and town mayor Michelle is happier than ever in her relationship. As Christmas approaches, Evergreen’s holiday magic holds promise and hope for each unique love story.
Premiere date: Friday, November 29, 8/7c
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Christmas in Rome
Cast: Lacey Chabert, Sam Page
Synopsis: Angela, an American tour guide living in Rome, meets Oliver, an American business executive who is lost and late for an important meeting on his first day there. Angela helps him, but soon finds herself playing a central role in Oliver’s business deal, as the company owner will only sell to someone who understands the ways of Italy. Oliver hires Angela as his personal tour guide but gets far more than he bargained for, as a romance blooms between them amidst the backdrop of Rome at Christmastime and he must learn that life and business work differently in Italy.
Premiere date: Saturday, November 30, 8/7c
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Cast: Candace Cameron Bure, Tim Rozon, Beth Broderick
Synopsis: Elementary school teacher Lauren Gabriel decides to leave the comfortable and familiar — and career-only minded boyfriend — for a more family-friendly/white-picket fence lifestyle far from Boston. En route, her train is delayed in the small, quaint town of Grandon Falls, nicknamed “Christmastown.” When Lauren meets the handsome handy-man Travis, his young foster son Dylan and searches for a long-lost beloved family heirloom, she extends her stay. During the festive and family-focused days before Christmas she gets an unexpected opportunity and contemplates a life-changing decision, realizing that Christmas — and Grandon Falls — has a way of making miracles happen.
Premiere date: Sunday, December 1, 8/7c
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A Christmas Love Story
Cast: Kristin Chenoweth, Scott Wolf
Synopsis: Youth choir director Katherine discovers one of her student volunteers, Danny, has a golden voice and tries to enlist him for the big Christmas Eve show, despite his widowed father Greg’s resistance. When she shows up one night at Danny’s home to make a final plea for the teen to work with the choir, a snowstorm forces her to spend the night. While she is successful at winning over Greg, a budding romance also develops. However, Danny has a life-changing secret which affects both his father and Katherine and threatens to undermine this new relationship.
Premiere date: Saturday, December 7, 8/7c
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Christmas at Dollywood
Cast: Danica McKellar, Niall Matter, Dolly Parton
Synopsis: Event planner Rachel Davis returns to her Tennessee hometown to take on the biggest job of her career — Dollywood’s 30th Smoky Mountain Christmas celebration — and is teamed up with unimaginative operations director Luke Hakman to plan the event that has to be as bombastic and glamorous as Dolly Parton herself. And when Dolly gets involved in a little matchmaking, Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas event lights up the sky with joy, laughter, and love.
Premiere date: Sunday, December 8, 8/7c
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Cast: Matt Cohen, Brittany Bristow
Synopsis: When Brooke is dumped right before Christmas, she enlists the help of actor Joel to play the role of her boyfriend for the holidays. Brooke had described her ex-boyfriend as “Mr. Christmas” to her family and worries about keeping up the ruse when she discovers Joel is Jewish and has never celebrated the holiday. Fortunately, her family is eager to celebrate both Hanukkah and Christmas, and the two grow closer over sharing their traditions. When Brooke’s family grows suspicious about Joel’s identity, she and Joel must decide whether to keep up the relationship charade or admit their true feelings.
Premiere date: Saturday, December 14, 8/7c
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A Cheerful Christmas
Cast: Erica Deutschman, Chad Connell
Synopsis: While doing her job to deliver the most magical Christmas ever to a royal couple, Lauren finds herself falling for their son who soon shares her love of everything Christmas.
Premiere date: Sunday, December 15, 8/7c
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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
Cast: Eric Mabius, Tricia Helfer
Synopsis: As mayors of neighboring New Hampshire towns, longtime rivals Liam and Sarah are determined to best each other on their way to leading their hamlets to victory in the annual statewide “Christmas Spirit Competition.” When both towns unexpectedly advance to the contest’s final round, the mayors decide their best hope lies in working with, rather than against, each other. As they collaborate on a celebration showing what Christmas means to their communities, they discover their own holiday miracle: love.
Premiere date: Saturday, December 21, 8/7c
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Cast: Carly Pope, Kristoffer Polaha
Synopsis: Career-minded Rebecca’s plans for Hanukkah go askew when a promotion opportunity comes up at work. When the company CEO asks Rebecca and her insufferable office mate, Chris — also her main competitor for the promotion — to plan the company’s Christmas party, she realizes they must overcome their opposing styles in order to succeed. Forced to work together on the holiday party, Chris learns more about Rebecca and her family’s Hanukkah traditions, while she also begins to see him in a new light. Although feelings slowly develop between the two, the ongoing competition over the promotion threatens to undermine it all.
Premiere date: Sunday, December 22, 8/7c
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When Calls the Heart: Home for Christmas
Cast: Erin Krakow, Pascale Hutton, Jack Wagner, Kavan Smith, Kevin McGarry, Paul Greene, Chris McNally, Martin Cummins, Andrea Brooks
Premiere date: Wednesday, December 25, 8/7c
A New Year’s Resolution
Cast: Aimee Teegarden, Michael Rady
Synopsis: When a morning show producer makes a New Year’s resolution to say yes more, she crosses paths with a confirmed Yes man who just might hold the key to her biggest story and to her heart.
Premiere date: Saturday, December 28, 8/7c
If you're a fan of Hallmark's Christmas movies, then you're going to love this year's lineup as the channel celebrates 10 years of its Countdown to Christmas event.
Between that and the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' Miracles of Christmas, there will be 40 new original movies this holiday season across the two channels, beginning on Friday, October 25.