Hallmark Is Premiering 40 All-New Christmas Movies in 2022—Here’s What We Know So Far

Updated: Dec. 16, 2022

The list of new Hallmark Christmas movies is here, and we're so ready for some heartwarming family movie nights.

The holiday season is right around the corner! Sure, we’re still sipping on the PSL and indulging in Krispy Kreme’s fall doughnuts, but we’re also secretly pulling out our Christmas decor and buying ornaments on Etsy.

Luckily, Hallmark always indulges us by dropping its Christmas movie lineup early. Starting October 21, get ready to see a whole slew of heartwarming holiday fare with some sweet Christmas snacks in hand.

All the Hallmark Christmas Movies Premiering This Year

Get ready for some great at-home movie nights, because this schedule is packed with sweet, heartwarming movies starring our favorites, including Lacey Chabert and Tamera Mowry-Housley.

New movies will be out on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 8 p.m. ET/ PT on the Hallmark Channel for “Countdown to Christmas.”

On Thanksgiving weekend, you can expect a bonus premiere on Thursday, plus double features on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6 p.m ET/PT and 8 p.m ET/PT. Hallmark’s “Miracles of Christmas” will follow on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries at 10 p.m ET/PT every Saturday.

1. Noel Next Door

Premieres: Friday, October 21 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Natalie Hall and Corey Sevier
Description: A hard-working, single mom gets into a war of words with a neighbor who she feels is ruining Christmas, only to find that this misunderstood grouch just may steal her heart.

2. We Wish You a Married Christmas

Premieres: Saturday, October 22 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Marisol Nichols and Kristoffer Polaha
Description: Becca and Robby are a married couple having a hard time connecting with each other as the holidays approach. Just before Christmas, they head to a cozy Vermont inn at the advice of their marriage coach so they can recharge. Their weekend away gets unexpectedly extended when a mishap puts their car out of commission and just may put them on the road to a very happily married Christmas.

3. We Need a Little Christmas

Premieres: Saturday, October 22 on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries at 10pm/9c
Starring: Erica Durance, Patrick Sabongui and Lynn Whitfield
Description: Julie is adjusting to being a single mother to a grieving child while facing her first Christmas without her husband when she develops an unexpected friendship with her older neighbor Irene.

4. A Kismet Christmas

Premieres: Sunday, October 23 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Sarah Ramos, Carlo Marks and Marilu Henner
Description: Sarah is a children’s book author who returns to her hometown, where she reconnects with her family and Travis, her teenage crush. She soon discovers that a long-held family legend might actually be true.

5. A Cozy Christmas Inn

Premieres: Friday, October 28 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Jodie Sweetin and David O’Donnel
Description: A real estate executive, Erika, travels to Alaska during Christmastime to acquire a bed and breakfast, only to discover that it’s owned by her ex. While there, she finds herself falling in love with the town and quite possibly him.

6. Jolly Good Christmas

Premieres: Saturday, October 29 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Reshma Shetty and Will Kemp
Description: David is an American architect who recently moved to London for a prime opportunity in a prestigious firm. With just three days before Christmas, he crosses paths with Anji, a professional shopper, who raises an eyebrow over his choice of a gift card for his girlfriend. David ultimately decides to hire Anji and, thanks to a series of unexpected events, finds himself on a wild adventure across jolly old London as Anji helps him search for the perfect present.

7. Christmas Bedtime Stories

Premieres: Saturday, October 29 on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries at 10pm/9c
Starring: Erin Cahill, Steve Lund and Charlie Weber
Description: When Danielle’s husband goes missing in action during his deployment, she is left to raise her daughter on her own. Three years later, as she acclimates to life without him, she begins to tell her daughter bedtime stories about her father.

8. Ghosts of Christmas Always

Ghosts Of Christmas Always via hallmarkchannel.com

Premieres: Sunday, October 30 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Kim Matula, Ian Harding, Beth Leavel, Lori Tan Chinn and Reginald VelJohnson
Description: Katherine is a Ghost of Christmas Present and she must help one soul, Peter, rediscover his Christmas spirit. But this year has something unusual in store.

9. A Magical Christmas Village

Premieres: Friday, November 4 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Alison Sweeney, Luke Macfarlane and Marlo Thomas
Description: When Summer’s mother Vivian moves in with her and her young daughter Chloe, her orderly existence is upended. Upon arrival, Vivian sets up an heirloom, miniature Christmas village resembling their town, and tells Chloe it grants Christmas wishes. As Chloe begins setting up the figurines, real-life events seem to mimic the scenes she creates. With a little help from the magic of the Christmas village, the family will be brought closer together and just maybe, Summer will learn to open her heart to love again.

10. Lights, Camera, Christmas!

Premieres: Saturday, November 5 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Kimberley Sustad and John Brotherton
Description: When a holiday rom-com movie shooting in her town needs a costume designer, Kerry, a local shop owner, steps into the role. While working on the movie, she rediscovers her passion for costume design and finds herself falling for Brad, the film’s famous leading man.

11. A Maple Valley Christmas

Premieres: Saturday, November 5 on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries at 10pm/9c
Starring: Peyton List and Andrew Walker
Description: Erica is a rancher who has spent her whole life working the family farm with her mother and sister. When Aaron arrives and disrupts her plans, she starts to question what it is she actually wants.

12. All Saints Christmas

Premieres: Sunday, November 6 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Ledisi and Roger Cross
Description: Lisette is a popular R&B singer who’s getting ready to travel home to New Orleans for Christmas. When the media mistakes a photo of her with her music producer ex as an engagement announcement, her family insists that he join her on the trip.

13. In Merry Measure

Premieres: Friday, November 11 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Patti Murin, Brendan Penny and Jennifer Robertson
Description: When pop star Darcy returns home to spend Christmas with her sister and niece, she unexpectedly finds herself coaching the high school choir with her onetime rival, Adam.

14. The Royal Nanny

Premieres: Saturday, November 12 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Rachel Skarsten, Dan Jeannotte and Greta Scacchi
Description: Claire is an MI5 agent who goes undercover as the royal nanny. She must overcome the challenges of her assignment, like resisting the charms of Prince Colin, while keeping the family safe at Christmas.

15. Our Italian Christmas Memories

Premieres: Saturday, November 12 on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries at 10pm/9c
Starring: Sarah Power and Beau Bridges
Description: The Colucci siblings, in an effort to jog the memory of their grandfather who is struggling with dementia, set out to recreate their late grandmother’s legendary pasta sauce.

16. Christmas at the Golden Dragon

Premieres: Sunday, November 13 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Kara Wang, Osric Chau, Sara Canning, Antonio Cupo and Barbara Niven
Description: When Romy and Rick’s parents surprise them with the news that they will be closing the Chinese restaurant they have owned and operated for decades, the siblings each find themselves reevaluating their futures. Also impacted by the news are the landmark restaurant’s loyal patrons and staff, who have all come to depend on the restaurant over the holidays.

17. Inventing the Christmas Prince

Premieres: Friday, November 18 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Tamera Mowry-Housley and Ronnie Rowe Jr.
Description: Shelby is about to quit her job as a rocket engineer when her daughter becomes convinced that her Scrooge-like boss, Evan, is the Christmas Prince from a story Shelby invented years ago.

18. Three Wise Men and a Baby

Premieres: Saturday, November 19 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Paul Campbell, Tyler Hynes, Andrew Walker and Margaret Colin
Description: Three brothers get the surprise of their lives when they are forced to work together to care for a baby over the holidays. As they slowly get the hang of things, they find themselves on unexpected journeys of self-discovery and begin to rebuild their relationships as brothers, as well as the damaged romantic and professional relationships in their respective lives… all while rediscovering their love of Christmas.

19. Long Lost Christmas

Premieres: Saturday, November 19 on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries at 10pm/9c
Starring: Taylor Cole and Benjamin Ayres
Description: Hayley is an interior designer who plans to surprise her recently widowed mother Patricia with the perfect holiday present: the extended family she knows her mom yearns for.

20. When I Think of Christmas

Premieres: Sunday, November 20 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Shenae Grimes-Beech, Niall Matter and Beth Broderick
Description: Sara Thompson returns to her hometown to help her mother move and is surprised to find her ex-boyfriend Josh Hartman is back home. The two had once planned a life in music together but Sara left to study law. The former flames slowly reconnect and try to heal wounds, both old and new. When Sara makes a surprising discovery, she and Josh forge a bold plan for the upcoming Christmas concert that will lead them all back to their musical roots and make this a holiday to remember.

21. My Southern Family Christmas

Premieres: Thursday, November 24 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Jaicy Elliot, Bruce Campbell, Ryan Rottman, Moira Kelly and Brian McNamara
Description: Under the guise of a journalist, Campbell has a chance to get to know her biological father for the first time— without him ever knowing who she really is. As she spends time with him and his family, as well as with the town’s record keeper, she realizes that families are messy, wonderful things. In the end, Campbell must decide if she’s going to keep her identity a secret or reveal the truth to her father – a decision that will change their family Christmas forever.

22. #Xmas

Premieres: Friday, November 25 on Hallmark Channel at 6pm/5c
Starring: Clare Bowen and Brant Daugherty
Description: When Jen gets the chance to enter a brand’s design contest, she poses a family influencer, enlisting the help of her best friend, Max, and her baby nephew. When her video is selected as a finalist, Jen is torn on whether to go on with her perfect “family” or reveal the truth.

23. A Royal Corgi Christmas

Premieres: Friday, November 25 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Hunter King and Jordan Renzo
Description: Reluctant Crown Prince Edmond returns home just before Christmas in anticipation of being named successor to the throne. To ingratiate himself to his mother the Queen, he gifts her with “Mistletoe,” a rambunctious Corgi in need of some serious training. After several doggy disasters, Edmond turns to Cecily, a canine behavior expert from America for help –  but to his great surprise, Cecily demands that he take an active part in the daily dog training sessions. Sparks fly between them as the pair work together to get Mistletoe ready to present at the annual Christmas Ball. Just as the precious pup captures their hearts, they discover that love can grow in the most unexpected places, leading them to question what they really want.

24. A Tale of Two Christmases

Premieres: Saturday, November 26 on Hallmark Channel at 6pm/5c
Starring: Kat Barrell, Chandler Massey and Evan Roderick
Description: Thanks to some Christmas magic, Emma gets to experience two different Christmases—one where she stays in the city and celebrates with a new crush and his friends, and one where she returns home for all the traditions with her family… and Drew, a longtime friend who may have feelings for her. Emma’s double holiday ultimately helps her discover what will truly make her happy in life as well as in love.

25. Haul Out the Holly

Premieres: Saturday, November 26 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Lacey Chabert, Wes Brown, Ellen Travolta, Peter Jacobson, Melissa Peterman and Stephen Tobolowsky
Description: Emily arrives home, hoping to visit her parents, only to discover that they are leaving on a trip of their own. As she stays at their house for the holidays, their HOA is determined to get Emily to participate in the neighborhood’s many Christmas festivities.

26. Time for Him to Come Home for Christmas

Premieres: Saturday, November 26 on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries at 10pm/9c
Starring: Holland Roden, Tyler Hynes and Tenille Townes
Description: Four days before Christmas, Elizabeth Athens receives a voicemail from a number she doesn’t recognize. On the message, a man she doesn’t know makes one final plea to the love of his life for a second chance. The fifth installment of the popular movie franchise, based on Blake Shelton’s song “Time for Me to Come Home.”

27. A Christmas Cookie Catastrophe

Premieres: Sunday, November 27 on Hallmark Channel at 6pm/5c
Starring: Rachel Boston and Victor Webster
Description: Annie Cooper has big shoes to fill when she takes over as CEO of her late grandmother’s small-town cookie company and is doing her best to help their struggling business get back on track. That task gets more daunting when her grandmother’s secret recipe is stolen during the Christmas party. As Annie tries to crack the case and uncover the culprit, she works with Sam, the owner of a local bakery, to recreate the recipe in the hope of saving the company and her job. As Annie and Sam bake batch after batch in pursuit of the perfect one, they begin to learn that their lives go together like milk and cookies.

28. A Holiday Spectacular

Premieres: Sunday, November 27 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Ginna Claire Mason, Derek Klena, Eve Plumb and Ann-Margret featuring the Radio City Rockettes
Description:  In 1958, Maggie is an heiress from Philadelphia who puts her high-society wedding plans on hold in order to sneak up to New York City and make her secret dream come true: dancing live on stage in the Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall.

29. A Big Fat Family Christmas

A Big Fat Family Christmas Movie via hallmarkchannel.com

Premieres: Friday, December 2 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Shannon Chan-Kent, Shannon Kook, Tia Carrere and Jack Wagner
Description: Liv is a photojournalist eager to make it on her own. To get a dream assignment—shooting the Chang family’s annual holiday party for a cover story—she doesn’t reveal that they are in fact, her family. When she finds herself growing close to Henry, the coworker covering the story with her, she wants to confide in him but doesn’t want to jeopardize her big break.

30. A Fabled Holiday

Premieres: Saturday, December 3 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Brooke D’Orsay and Ryan Paevey
Description: Talia and her childhood best friend Anderson unexpectedly reunite in a curiously familiar-looking town full of Christmas spirit that restores its visitors when they need it most.

31. The Holiday Stocking

Premieres: Saturday, December 3 on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries at 10pm/9c
Starring: Nadine Ellis, B.J. Britt, Karon Riley, Tamala Jones and Mykelti Williamson
Description: In this Hallmark Mahogany presentation, RJ is a new angel, who is given the chance to address his one regret, that he didn’t help his sisters reconcile while he was still alive. Returning to earth as a stranger, he gets each of them to revive The Holiday Stocking, their parent’s old tradition to encourage charity at Christmas.

32. Undercover Holiday

Premieres: Sunday, December 4 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Noemi Gonzalez and Stephen Huszar
Description: When returning home for the holidays, newly minted pop star Jaylen tells her protective family that Matt is her new beau, when in reality, he’s her overzealous security guard.

33. The Most Colorful Time of the Year

Premieres: Friday, December 9 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Katrina Bowden and Christopher Russell
Description: Ryan is an elementary school teacher, who learns that he is colorblind. Michelle, an optometrist and mother of one of his students, helps bring color into his life in time for the holidays.

34. Christmas Class Reunion

Premieres: Saturday, December 10 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Aimee Teegarden and Tanner Novlan
Description: High school classmates, who once dubbed themselves the “cursed class,” reconnect at Christmas for their 15-year reunion. Over the course of their time reconnecting, the classmates challenge each other to remember who they were, who they are, and who they want to be.

35. The Gift of Peace

Premieres: Saturday, December 10 on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries at 10pm/9c
Starring: Nikki Deloach and Brennan Elliott
Description: Artist Traci is a once-devout Christian who has stopped believing in God after her husband tragically died despite her prayers. As her second Christmas without him approaches, she tries going to a support group for inspiration and comfort.

36. The Holiday Sitter

Premieres: Sunday, December 11 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Jonathan Bennett, George Krissa and Chelsea Hobbs
Description: Sam is a workaholic bachelor who babysits his niece and nephew before the holidays when his sister and her husband have to go out of town. Completely out of his element, he recruits help from their handsome neighbor Jason and finds himself in an unexpected romance.

37. Holiday Heritage

Premieres: Friday, December 16 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Lyndie Greenwood, Brooks Darnell and Holly Robinson Peete
Description: Ella returns to her hometown to mend fences with her fractured family. With the help of Griffin, her ex-boyfriend, she encourages her family to celebrate Christmas and Kwanzaa and to heal their past wounds before it’s too late.

38. Twas the Night Before Christmas

Premieres: Saturday, December 17 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Torrey DeVitto and Zane Holtz
Description: A former actress trying to break into directing tests her skills with a town’s annual Christmas Eve courtroom production in which the true authorship of the famous poem “A Visit from St. Nick” is debated.

39. Five More Minutes: “Moments Like These

Premieres: Saturday, December 17 on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries at 10pm/9c
Starring: Ashley Williams and Lucas Bryant
Description: The second holiday story inspired by Scotty McCreery’s song “Five More Minutes,” a young widow’s Christmas wish for her son is answered in unexpected ways when she returns to their old home for the holidays.

40. Hanukkah on Rye

Premieres: Sunday, December 18 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Jeremy Jordan, Yael Grobglas and Lisa Loeb
Description: A matchmaker connects Molly and Jacob, but their new romance is put to the test when they realize that they are competing deli owners. Will a Hanukkah miracle keep them together?