Hallmark Is Premiering 40 All-New Christmas Movies This Year
It's (almost) the most wonderful time of the year!
I know it’s early, but I’m already starting to crave Christmas. The music, the lights, the decadent treats—there’s a lot to look forward to. And, thanks to Hallmark Channel, this year’s holiday season just got even sweeter.
The beloved media company recently announced the premiere dates and storylines for 40 brand new holiday movies—and you’re about to get a sneak peek!
Tune in to All 40 Movies This Holiday Season
Go make some hot cocoa—you’re going to want it. The fun starts in late October and is split between two different channels. Hallmark Channel is premiering 23 all-new movies during its “Countdown to Christmas” event, and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries is getting in on the action with 17 all-new movies during its “Miracles of Christmas” programming. Keep an eye out for all of your favorite stars, too, like Candace Cameron Bure and Lacey Chabert. Here are the titles we have to look forward to:
1. Jingle Bell Bride
Premieres: Saturday, October 24 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Julie Gonzalo and Ronnie Rowe
Description: Wedding planner Jessica Perez (Gonzalo) travels to a remote town in Alaska to find a rare flower for a celebrity client and is charmed by the small town during Christmas, as well as the handsome local (Rowe Jr.) helping her.
2. Christmas Tree Lane
Premieres: Saturday, October 24 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9pm/8c
Starring: Alicia Witt, Andrew Walker, Drake Hogestyn and Briana Price
Description: Music store owner Meg (Witt) spearheads the community effort to save the Christmas Tree Lane shopping district from demolition. As she finds herself falling for Nate (Walker), a recent acquaintance, she’s thrown when she learns his surprising tie to the developer.
3. Chateau Christmas
Premieres: Sunday, October 25 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Merritt Patterson and Luke Macfarlane
Description: Margot (Patterson), a world-renowned pianist, returns to Chateau Newhaus to spend the holidays with her family and is reunited with an ex (Macfarlane) who helps her rediscover her passion for music.
4. Deliver by Christmas
Premieres: Sunday, October 25 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9pm/8c
Starring: Alvina August and Eion Bailey
Description: Bakery owner Molly (August) meets Josh (Bailey), a widower who recently moved to town with his young son, but she is also charmed by a mysterious client whom she’s never met in person and she doesn’t realize that they’re the same man.
5. Christmas With the Darlings
Premieres: Saturday, October 31 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Katrina Law and Carlo Marks
Description: Just before the holidays Jessica Lew (Law) is ending her tenure as the assistant to her wealthy boss to use her recently earned law degree within his company, but offers to help his charming, younger brother (Marks) as he looks after his orphaned nieces and nephew over Christmas.
6. Cranberry Christmas
Premieres: Saturday, October 31 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9pm/8c
Starring: Nikki DeLoach and Benjamin Ayres
Description: A separated couple (DeLoach and Ayres) feign marital bliss on national television to help their town’s Christmas festival—and their business. But what will the future hold for them when rekindled love is complicated by new opportunities?
7. One Royal Holiday
Premieres: Sunday, November 1 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Laura Osnes, Aaron Tveit, Krystal Joy Brown, Victoria Clark and Tom McGowan
Description: When Anna (Osnes) offers a stranded mother (Clark) and son (Tveit) shelter in a blizzard, she learns that they are the Royal Family of Galwick. Anna shows the Prince how they do Christmas in her hometown, encouraging him to open his heart and be true to himself.
8. Holly & Ivy
Premieres: Sunday, November 1 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9pm/8c
Starring: Janel Parrish, Jeremy Jordan and Marisol Nichols
Description: When Melody’s (Parrish) neighbor, Nina (Nichols), learns that her illness has returned, Melody promises to keep Nina’s kids, Holly and Ivy, together. To adopt the children, she must renovate her new fixer-upper, which she does with the help of contractor, Adam (Jordan).
9. Never Kiss a Man in a Christmas Sweater
Premieres: Saturday, November 7 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Ashley Williams and Niall Matter
Description: Single mom Maggie (Williams) is facing Christmas alone until Lucas (Matter) crashes into her life and becomes an unexpected houseguest. Together they overcome Christmas while finding comfort in their growing bond.
10. The Christmas Ring
Premieres: Saturday, November 7 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9pm/8c
Starring: Starring Nazneen Contractor and David Alpay
Description: A reporter (Contractor) searches for the love story behind an antique engagement ring. With the help of the ring’s owner’s grandson (Alpay), they learn the legacy his grandparent’s left behind.
11. On the 12th Date of Christmas
Premieres: Sunday, November 8 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Mallory Jansen and Tyler Hynes
Description: Two seemingly incompatible game designers team up to create a romantic, city-wide scavenger hunt themed for the “12 Days of Christmas.”
12. The Christmas Bow
Premieres: Sunday, November 8 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9pm/8c
Starring: Lucia Micarelli and Michael Rady
Description: When an accident puts her music dreams on hold, a gifted violinist (Micarelli) reconnects with an old family friend (Rady), who helps her heal and find love during the holidays.
13. Christmas in Vienna
Premieres: Saturday, November 14 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Sarah Drew and Brennan Elliott
Description: Jess (Drew), a concert violinist whose heart just isn’t in it anymore, goes to Vienna for a performance. While there, she finds the inspiration she has been missing, and a new love.
14. Meet Me at Christmas
Premieres: Saturday, November 14 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9pm/8c
Starring: Catherine Bell and Mark Deklin
Description: When Joan’s (Bell) son’s wedding planner unexpectedly quits, she must coordinate his Christmas Eve wedding with the help of Beau (Deklin), the bride’s uncle. As they work alongside each other they discover their fates and pasts are intertwined.
15. A Timeless Christmas
Premieres: Sunday, November 15 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Ryan Paevey and Erin Cahill
Description: Charles Whitley (Paevey) travels from 1903 to 2020 where he meets Megan Turner (Cahill), a tour guide at his historic mansion, and experiences a 21st Century Christmas.
16. The Christmas Doctor
Premieres: Sunday, November 15 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9pm/8c
Starring: Holly Robinson Peete and Adrian Holmes
Description: A week before Christmas, Dr. Alicia Wright (Peete) is offered an assignment away from home. A mysterious man (Holmes) from her past journeys to find her before Christmas and brings with him a revelation that could change Alicia’s life forever.
17. A Nashville Christmas Carol
Premieres: Saturday, November 21 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Jessy Schram, Wes Brown, Wynonna Judd, Sara Evans, RaeLynn, Kix Brooks and Kimberly Williams-Paisley
Description: Vivienne Wake (Schram), a workaholic television producer in charge of a country music Christmas special showcasing newcomer Alexis (Raelynn), never lets personal feelings get in the way of business. On the verge of accepting a job in LA, and with the return of Gavin Chase (Brown), her childhood sweetheart and manager to the special’s headliner, Belinda (Evans), she receives a visit from the ghost of her recently deceased mentor, Marilyn (Judd). Her mentor warns her current path leads to a dark future and has recruited both the Spirit of Christmas Past (Brooks) and the Spirit of Christmas Present (Williams-Paisley) to help her get back on track. The Spirits’ time-jumping adventures force Vivienne to take hold of her life.
18. A Little Christmas Charm
Premieres: Saturday, November 21 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9pm/8c
Starring: Ashley Greene and Brendan Penny
Description: Holly (Greene), a jewelry designer finds a lost charm bracelet and teams up with investigative reporter Greg (Penny) in hopes of finding the owner and returning it by Christmas Eve.
19. The Christmas House
Premieres: Sunday, November 22 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Robert Buckley, Jonathan Bennett, Ana Ayora, Treat Williams, Sharon Lawrence and Brad Harder
Description: Working through some difficult decisions, Mitchell family matriarch Phylis (Lawrence) and patriarch Bill (Williams), have summoned their two grown sons—TV star, Mike Mitchell (Buckley) and Brandon Mitchell (Bennett)—home for the holidays. It is their hope that bringing the family together to recreate the Christmas house, will help them find resolution and make a memorable holiday for the entire family and community. As Brandon and his husband Jake (Harder) make the trip home, they are anxiously awaiting a call about the adoption of their first child. Meanwhile, Mike reconnects with Andi (Ayora), his high school sweetheart.
20. The Angel Tree
Premieres: Sunday, November 22 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9pm/8c
Starring: Jill Wagner and Lucas Bryant
Description: A writer (Wagner) seeks the identity of the person who helps grant wishes that are placed upon the angel tree, and in the process, reconnects with her childhood friend (Bryant).
21. New Movie—To be Announced
Premieres: Monday, November 23 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Stay tuned for more details!
22. A Christmas Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Premieres: Tuesday, November 24 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Rochelle Aytes and Mark Taylor
Description: Erin (Aytes) is planning the town’s Christmas celebration and must win over firefighter Kevin (Taylor) in order to obtain the beautiful spruce tree from his property for the celebration.
23. A Bright and Merry Christmas
Premieres: Wednesday, November 25 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Alison Sweeney and Marc Blucas
Description: Two competing TV hosts (Sweeney and Blucas) are sent to a festive small town over Christmas. While pretending to get along for the sake of appearances, they discover that there’s more to each other than they thought.
24. Five Star Christmas
Premieres: Thursday, November 26 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Bethany Joy Lenz and Victor Webster
Description: After moving back to her hometown, Lisa (Lenz) plots with her siblings and grandparents to help her father’s new bed and breakfast get a five-star review from an incognito travel critic (Webster), but ends up falling for him, not knowing he is the real critic.
25. Christmas by Starlight
Premieres: Friday, November 27 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Kimberley Sustad and Paul Campbell
Description: Annie (Sustad), a lawyer, must help her loved ones this holiday season. Her family’s restaurant, The Starlight Café, is slated for demolition. The heir to the development firm responsible, William (Campbell), makes her an unlikely proposition: he’ll spare the café if Annie spends the week “appearing” as the legal counsel his father is demanding he hire in the wake of some costly mistakes.
26. Christmas Waltz
Premieres: Saturday, November 28 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Lacey Chabert, Will Kemp and JT Church
Description: After Avery’s (Chabert) storybook Christmas wedding is canceled unexpectedly, dance instructor Roman (Kemp) helps her rebuild her dreams.
27. USS Christmas
Premieres: Saturday, November 28 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9pm/8c
Starring: Jen Lilley, Trevor Donovan and Barbara Niven
Description: Maddie (Lilley), a reporter for a Norfolk newspaper, embarks on a Tiger Cruise during Christmastime where she meets a handsome naval officer (Donovan) and stumbles upon a mystery in the ship’s archive room.
28. If I Only Had Christmas
Premieres: Sunday, November 29 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Candace Cameron Bure and Warren Christie
Description: At Christmas, a cheerful publicist (Bure) teams up with a cynical business owner (Christie) and his team to help a charity in need.
29. Christmas in Evergreen: Bells Are Ringing
Premieres: Saturday, December 5 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Holly Robinson Peete, Colin Lawrence, Rukiya Bernard, Antonio Cayonne and Barbara Niven
Description: As Michelle’s (Peete) wedding approaches, Hannah (Bernard) steps up to help finish the launch of the new Evergreen museum while questioning her relationship and future with Elliot (Cayonne).
30. Time for Us to Come Home for Christmas
Premieres: Saturday, December 5 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9pm/8c
Starring: Lacey Chabert and Stephen Huszar
Description: Five guests are mysteriously invited to an inn to celebrate Christmas. With the help of the owner Ben (Huszar), Sarah (Chabert) discovers that an event from the past may connect them and change their lives forever.
31. Christmas She Wrote
Premieres: Sunday, December 6 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Danica McKellar and Dylan Neal
Description: When Kayleigh (McKellar), a romance writer, has her column cancelled right before Christmas, she heads home to reconnect with her family. Kayleigh gets an unexpected visit from the man (Neal) who cancelled her column who fights not only to bring her back to the publisher but also for her heart.
32. A Godwink Christmas: First Loves, Second Chances
Premieres: Sunday, December 6 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9pm/8c
Starring: Brooke D’Orsay and Sam Page
Description: After 15 years, Pat (Page) moves home from Hawaii with his two sons and through a series of coincidences, or Godwinks, ends up stuck in traffic next to his high school sweetheart, Margie (D’Orsay), at Christmas.
33. Cross Country Christmas
Premieres: Saturday, December 12 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Rachael Leigh Cook and Greyston Holt
Description: Former classmates Lina (Cook) and Max (Holt) are traveling home for the holidays, until a storm hits and they have to work together to make it home in time, no matter the mode of transportation.
34. A Glenbrooke Christmas
Premieres: Saturday, December 12 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9pm/8c
Starring: Autumn Reeser and Antonio Cupo
Description: As Christmas nears, heiress Jessica Morgan (Reeser) seizes what seems like her last chance to experience a relaxed Christmas and heads off to the small town of Glenbrooke, where she meets a handsome fireman (Cupo).
35. Christmas Carnival
Premieres: Sunday, December 13 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Tamera Mowry-Housley and Michael Xavier
Description: Emily (Mowry-Housley) is a top newscaster who has achieved her career dreams but still has regrets about the guy (Xavier) who got away five years earlier. When the Christmas carnival comes to town, a ride around the carousel takes her magically back in time to the carnival five years before…giving her a second chance at love before she must return to Christmas present.
36. Christmas Homecoming
Premieres: Sunday, December 13 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9pm/8c
Starring: Taylor Cole and Steve Lund
Description: When a mysterious key and a holiday riddle arrive on their doorsteps, Kate (Cole) and Kevin (Lund) embark on a Christmas romance adventure they’ll never forget.
37. Christmas Carousel
Premieres: Saturday, December 19 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Rachel Boston and Neal Bledsoe
Description: When Lila (Boston) is hired by the Royal Family of Marcadia to repair a carousel, she must work with the Prince (Bledsoe) to complete it by Christmas.
38. Swept Up by Christmas
Premieres: Saturday, December 19 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9pm/8c
Description: An antique seller and a cleaner clash over how to downsize a magnificent estate right before Christmas. As the two uncover the house’s treasures, they find a way to reconnect the reclusive owner with his own Christmases past.
39. Love, Lights, Hanukkah!
Premieres: Sunday, December 20 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Mia Kirshner, Ben Savage and Marilu Henner
Description: As Christina (Kirshner) prepares her restaurant for its busiest time of year, she gets back a DNA test revealing that she’s Jewish. The discovery leads her to a new family and an unlikely romance over eight nights.
40. Project Christmas Wish
Premieres: Sunday, December 20 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9pm/8c
Description: For years Lucy has played Santa to her small town’s community by making their holiday wishes come true. But when Lucy grants a little girl’s wish for a Christmas like she used to have with her Mom, she unexpectedly finds her own wishes coming true in life and love.
We Can’t Wait!
While, yes, you will have to wait until October for the all-new holiday movies, you can still get in the spirit now. Order a bottle of Hallmark’s Christmas-themed wine or whip up a batch of cookies. Or, heck, go put up the tree! There’s a surprising reason you should put up your holiday decorations early anyway. No matter what you do, bask in that cheerful glow only Christmas can provide, and remember—’tis (almost) the season!