Hallmark Is Premiering 31 All-New Christmas Movies in 2023
Christmas is coming early with cozy Hallmark premieres!
We know it’s not quite Halloween, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t looking toward the future. While everyone is still sipping on spiced fall drinks, I’m dreaming about mint mochas and cozy pajamas while the snow falls slowly outside.
And what says “winter” more than the incredible Hallmark Countdown to Christmas? We look forward to it every year with stars in our eyes and enough blankets to warm a small village. Now grab your friends, family and Christmas snacks because we’re checking out all the new Hallmark movies.
All the Hallmark Christmas Movies Premiering This Year
Hallmark knows how to bring joy even on our darkest days. With some of our favorite actors (like Parks and Rec‘s Jim O’Heir and Lacey Chabert) at the helm, you know this year is going to be special. Every Christmas move is truly perfect for a cozy night in.
New movies will premiere every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 8 p.m. ET/PT starting October 20 on the Hallmark Channel. Not like you’ll be watching anything else during this wonderful time, right?
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.
1. Checkin’ It Twice
Premieres: Friday, October 20 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Kim Metula and Kevin McGarry
Description: A hockey player falls for a real estate agent when he’s traded to her hometown and posted up in her hockey-loving family’s backyard.
2. Where Are You, Christmas?
Premieres: Saturday, October 21 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Lyndsy Fonseca, Michael Rady, Jim O’Heir and Julie Warner
Description: When Addy wishes for a year without Christmas, she wakes up in a world of black and white. She then works together with her town mechanic to restore the magic of Christmas.
3. Under the Christmas Sky
Premieres: Sunday, October 22 on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries at 10pm/9c
Starring: Jessica Parker Kennedy and Ryan Paevey
Description: Kat, an esteemed astrophysicist who has to struggle with an accident that causes her dreams to go into space to come crashing down. After volunteering at a local planetarium, she pairs up with a by-the-book worker to help create an exhibit before Christmas.
4. Christmas By Design
Premieres: Friday, October 27 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Rebecca Dalton and Jonathan Keltz
Description: A fashion designer gets accepted into a Christmas challenge to create a brand new Christmas collection that helps her realize what she finds most important in life.
5. Mystic Christmas
Premieres: Saturday, October 28 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Jessy Schram, Chandler Massey, Patti Murin and William R. Moses
Description: Juniper travels to Mystic, Connecticut for the holidays to work at a rehab center and aquarium and ends up reconnecting with the owner of the pizza shop.
6. Joyeux Noel
Premieres: Sunday, October 29 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Jaicy Elliot and Brant Daugherty
Description: A copy editor is sent to France with a pragmatic reporter to uncover the mystery behind the artist of a romantic painting found at a Christmas market.
7. Flipping for Christmas
Premieres: Friday, November 3 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Ashley Newbrough and Marcus Rosner
Description: Busy realtor Abigail agrees to help her sister do a simple house flip when the co-beneficiary steps in with other plans.
8. Never Been Chris’D
Premieres: Saturday, November 4 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Janel Parrish, Pascal Lamothe-Kipnes and Tyler Hynes
Description: Best friends Naomi and Liz reconnect with their high school crush over the holidays. With a new love triangle formed, the friends must realize what is most important to them.
9. The Santa Summit
Premieres: Sunday, November 5 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Hunter King and Benjamin Hollingsworth
Description: Three best friends come together for the annual Santa Summit and get lost amidst a sea of Santas and soon find what they’ve all been looking for: friendship, romance and the Christmas spirit.
10. Everything Christmas
Premieres: Friday, November 10 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Katherine Barrell, Cindy Busby, Corey Sevier and Matt Wells
Description: Lori Jo goes on a road trip to Yuletide Springs with her roommate Tori to honor her late grandmother. The two meet up with old friends to enjoy their small time and conjure up the Christmas spirit.
11. Christmas Island
Premieres: Saturday, November 11 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Rachel Skarsten and Andrew Walker
Description: A snowstorm diverts Kate’s first private flight from Switzerland to Christmas Island. She works with an air traffic controller to realize her dream as a pilot.
12. A Heidelberg Holiday
Premieres: Sunday, November 12 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Ginna Claire Mason, Frederic Brossier
Description: Heidi Heidelberg receives the dream opportunity to sell handmade glass ornaments at the Heidelberg Christmas Market in Germany. She meets local Lukas who helps her reconnect with her heritage.
13. Navigating Christmas
Premieres: Friday, November 17 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Chelsea Hobbs and Stephen Huszar
Description: Recently divorced Melanie and her son Jason visit a remote island and end up working at an actual lighthouse during Christmas.
14. A Merry Scottish Christmas
Premieres: Saturday, November 18 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Lacey Chabert and Scott Wolf
Description: Estranged siblings Lindsay and Brad travel to Scotland at Christmas to reunite with their mother and end up discovering a deep family secret.
15. Holiday Hotline
Premieres: Sunday, November 19 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Emily Tennant and Niall Matter
Description: Abby connects with an anonymous caller while working on a cooking hotline after she leaves London. The caller, a single dad named “John”, makes Abby become smitten in real life.
16. Catch Me If You Claus
Premieres: Thursday, November 23 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Italia Ricci and Luke Macfarlane
Description: Avery Quinn, an aspiring news anchor, is finally getting her big break at a Christmas morning newscast. However, she catches an intruder in her home who claims to be Santa’s son on his first mission. They take on a night of adventure and end up inspiring each other to pursue their dreams.
17. Letters to Santa
Premieres: Friday, November 24 on Hallmark Channel at 6pm/5c
Starring: Katie Laclerc and Rafael de la Fuente
Description: Some young siblings receive a magic pen from Santa that appears to grant wishes. They request a Christmas gift–for their separated parents to reunite.
18. Holiday Road
Premieres: Friday, November 24 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Sara Canning and Warren Christie
Description: Bad weather leaves a tech entrepreneur, a devoted mother, her son, a travel writer and a slew of other characters stranded at an airport for the holidays. They all agree to rent a van on a road trip to Denver that brings them all closer together for the holidays.
19. Christmas in Notting Hill
Premieres: Saturday, November 25 on Hallmark Channel at 6pm/5c
Starring: Sarah Ramos and William Moseley
Description: A famous soccer star, Graham, who is always too busy for love, comes home to Notting Hill for the holidays and falls in love with Georgia, a visiting American with no idea who he is.
20. Haul Out the Holly: Lit Up
Premieres: Saturday, November 25 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Lacey Chabert, Wes Brown, Stephen Tobolowsky, Melissa Peterman, Ellen Travolta, Seth Morris and Jennifer Aspen
Description: With the holidays approaching, new couple Emily and Jared are excited to spend time together. Emily looks forward to working with Evergreen Lane and all its inhabitants to make the best Christmas celebrations yet, despite the intense competition.
21. Our Christmas Mural
Premieres: Sunday, November 26 on Hallmark Channel at 6pm/5c
Starring: Alex Paxton-Beesley and Dan Jeannotte
Description: Olivia is a single mom returning home for Christmas when her mom secretly enters her into a mural contest. She wins and partners with another teacher to create a Christmas masterpiece.
22. A Biltmore Christmas
Premieres: Sunday, November 26 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Bethany Joy Lenz, Kristoffer Paloha, Jonathan Frakes and Robert Picardo
Description: Lucy Hardgove is a screenwriter who is forced to rewrite her script and realizes she can travel back in time in the real Biltmore House. She meets with the original actors and returns to the future to make things right.
23. My Norwegian Holiday
Premieres: Friday, December 1 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Rhiannon Fish and David Elsendoorn
Description: JJ is grieving the loss of her grandmother and ends up stumbling upon an unexpected holiday destiny. She meets Henrik, a Norwegian from Bergen, and their connection deepens when they are given a troll. They go on a holiday adventure together and discover exactly what they need.
24. A Not So Royal Christmas
Premieres: Saturday, December 2 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Brooke D’Orsay and Will Kemp
Description: Charlotte, a tabloid journalist, attempts to schedule an interview with a reclusive Count. The royal family has the groundskeeper pose as the Count instead since the real one fled years ago.
25. Christmas with a Kiss
Premieres: Sunday, November 3 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Mishael Morgan, Ronnie Rowe Jr., and Jaime M. Callica
Description: A woman returns home to help with her family’s Christmas carnival and ignites a romance with surprise reunion.
26. Magic in Mistletoe
Premieres: Friday, December 8 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Lyndie Greenwood and Paul Campbell
Description: Harrington, the author of a popular book series, has ended up a recluse. He returns to his hometown for an annual Christmas festival where he’s joined by April, a publicist for his publishing company. They finally open up to each other for the spirit of the holidays.
27. Christmas on Cherry Lane
Premieres: Saturday, December 9 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Catherine Bell, Jonathan Bennett, John Brotherton, Erin Cahill, James Denton and Vincent Rodriguez III
Description: A young couple are ready to welcome their first child, an empty-nester and her fiancé are ready to being a brand-new chapter, and a couple have the chance to expand their family on Christmas Eve. Each couple uses the holiday to navigate their new lives.
28. Round and Round
Premieres: Sunday, December 10 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Vic Michaelis, Bryan Greenberg and Rick Hoffman
Description: Rachel is stuck in a time loop as she is forced to relive the night of her parents’ Hanukkah party. Can the nice guy help her make it to tomorrow?
29. The Secret Gift of Christmas
Premieres: Friday, December 15 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Megan Ohry and Christopher Russell
Description: Bonnie, a personal shopper who helps her newly widowed client Patrick reconnect with his daughter, is determined to get Patrick and his daughter everything on their wish list.
30. Sealed with a List
Premieres: Saturday, December 16 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Katie Findlay and Evan Roderick
Description: Festive Carley sets out to finish her abandoned resolutions from the last year. She soon finds love with her coworker, Wyatt, who aids her in her pursuit.
31. Friends & Family Christmas
Premieres: Sunday, December 17 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Humberly Gonzalez and Ali Liebert
Description: Daniella has moved to New York and instead chooses to spend the holidays with her friends instead of her overbearing parents. She meets entertainment lawyer Amelia through her parents, and they pretend to date in order to appease their folks. But soon, they build a deep connection that is more than either of them could have dreamed of.