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Your Complete Guide to Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas Movie Programming!

11-06-2020 by Casey Clark

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With less than 50 days until Christmas, the Hallmark Channel is back with its Countdown to Christmas and Hallmark Movies And Mysteries’ Miracles of Christmas holiday programming! Get comfortable by the fireplace with your hot chocolate and cookies and prepare to watch over 40 new holiday films!


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Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas kicked off last week with Jingle Bell Bride, Chateau Christmas, and One Royal Holiday. From now until Christmas week, here is a list of all the holiday movies from Hallmark’s  Countdown to Christmas andHallmark Movies & Mysteries' Miracles of Christmas!


Saturday, November 7: Never Kiss a Man in a Sweater 

Single mom Maggie (Ashley Williams) is facing Christmas alone until Lucas (Niall Matter) crashes into her life and becomes an unexpected houseguest. Together they overcome Christmas while finding comfort in their growing bond.




Saturday, November 7: The Christmas Ring 

A reporter (Nazneen Contractor) searches for the love story behind an antique engagement ring. With the help of the ring’s owner's grandson (David Alpay), they learn the legacy that his grandparents left behind.


Sunday, November 8: Christmas with the Darlings 

Just before the holidays, Jessica Lew (Katrina 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 (Carlo Marks) as he looks after his orphaned nieces and nephew over Christmas.




Sunday, November 8: The Christmas Bow

When an accident puts her music dreams on hold, a gifted violinist (Lucia Micarelli) reconnects with an old family friend (Michael Rady), who helps her heal and find love during the holidays.


Saturday, November 14: Christmas in Vienna

Jess (Sarah 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. 


Saturday, November 14: Meet Me at Christmas

When Joan’s (Catherine Bell) son’s wedding planner unexpectedly quits, she must coordinate his Christmas Eve wedding with the help of Beau (Mark Deklin), the bride’s uncle. As they work alongside each other, they discover their fates and pasts are intertwined.


Sunday, November 15: A Timeless Christmas 

Charles Whitley (Ryan Paevey) travels from 1903 to 2020 where he meets Megan Turner (Erin Cahill), a tour guide at his historic mansion, and experiences a 21st Century Christmas.


Sunday, November 15: The Christmas Doctor

A week before Christmas, Dr. Alicia Wright (Holly Robinson Peete) is offered an assignment away from home. A mysterious man (Adrian Holmes) from her past journeys to find her before Christmas and brings with him a revelation that could change Alicia’s life forever.


Saturday, November 21: A Nashville Christmas Carol 

Vivienne Wake (Jessy 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 L.A., and with the return of Gavin Chase (Wes Brown), her childhood sweetheart and manager to the special’s headliner, Belinda (Sara Evans), she receives a visit from the ghost of her recently deceased mentor, Marilyn (Wynonna Judd). Her mentor warns her current path leads to a dark future and has recruited both the Spirit of Christmas Past (Kix Brooks) and the Spirit of Christmas Present (Kimberly Williams-Paisley) to help her get back on track. The Spirits’ time-jumping adventures force Vivienne to take hold of her life.


Saturday, November 21: The Angel Tree

A writer (Jill 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 (Lucas Bryant).


Sunday, November 22: The Christmas House 

Working through some difficult decisions, Mitchell family matriarch Phylis (Sharon Lawrence) and patriarch Bill (Treat Williams) have summoned their two grown sons -- TV star, Mike Mitchell (Robert Buckley) and Brandon Mitchell (Jonathan 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 (Brad Harder) make the trip home, they are anxiously awaiting a call about the adoption of their first child. Meanwhile, Mike reconnects with Andi (Ana Ayora), his high school sweetheart.


Sunday, November 22: A Godwink Christmas: First Loves, Second Chances

After 15 years, Pat (Sam 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 (Brooke D’Orsay), at Christmas.


Monday, November 23: Heart of the Holidays

Career-driven Sam (Vanessa Lengies) returns to her hometown for the holidays where she comes face-to-face with her high school boyfriend, Noah (Corey Sevier). Together they rediscover what matters most in life.


Tuesday, November 24: A Christmas Tree Grows in Colorado

Erin (Rochelle Aytes) is planning the town’s Christmas celebration and must win over firefighter Kevin (Mark Taylor) in order to obtain the beautiful spruce tree from his property for the celebration.


Wednesday, November 25: Good Morning Christmas!

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.


Thursday, November 26: Christmas by Starlight

Annie (Kimberly 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 (Paul 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.


Friday, November 27: Five Star Christmas

After moving back to her hometown, Lisa (Bethany Joy Lenz) plots with her siblings and grandparents to help her father’s new bed and breakfast get a 5-star review from an incognito travel critic (Victor Webster) but ends up falling for him, not knowing he is the real critic.


Saturday, November 28: Christmas Waltz

After Avery’s (Lacey Chabert) storybook Christmas wedding is canceled unexpectedly, dance instructor Roman (Will Kemp) helps her rebuild her dreams.


Saturday, November 28: USS Christmas

Maddie (Jen Lilley), a reporter for a Norfolk newspaper, embarks on a Tiger Cruise during Christmastime where she meets a handsome naval officer (Trevor Donovan) and stumbles upon a mystery in the ship’s archive room.


Sunday, November 29: If I Only Had Christmas

At Christmas, a cheerful publicist (Candace Cameron Bure) teams up with a cynical business owner (Warren Christie) and his team to help a charity in need.




Saturday, December 5: Christmas in Evergreen: Bells Are Ringing

As Michelle’s (Holly Robinson Peete) wedding approaches, Hannah (Rukiya Bernard) steps up to help finish the launch of the new Evergreen museum while questioning her relationship and future with Elliot (Antonio Cayonne).


Sunday, December 6: Christmas She Wrote

When Kayleigh (Danica 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 (Dylan Neal) who cancelled her column who fights not only to bring her back to the publisher but also for her heart.


Sunday, December 6: Time for Us to Come Home for Christmas

Five guests are mysteriously invited to an inn to celebrate Christmas. With the help of the owner Ben (Stephen Huszar), Sarah (Lacey Chabert) discovers that an event from the past may connect them and change their lives forever.


Saturday, December 12: Cross Country Christmas

Former classmates Lina (Rachael Leigh Cook) and Max (Grayston 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.


Saturday, December 12: A Glenbrooke Christmas

As Christmas nears, heiress Jessica Morgan (Autumn 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 (Antonio Cupo).


Sunday, December 13: Christmas Comes Twice 

Emily (Tamera Mowry-Housley) is a top newscaster who has achieved her career dreams but still has regrets about the guy (Michael 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.


Sunday, December 13: Unlocking Christmas

Kate (Taylor Cole) and Kevin (Steve Lund) go on a wild goose chase to figure out who left the mysterious key and holiday riddle on their doorstep — and what it really means.


Saturday, December 19: A Christmas Carousel 

When Lila (Rachel Boston) is hired by the Royal Family of Marcadia to repair a carousel, she must work with the Prince (Neal Bledsoe) to complete it by Christmas.


Saturday, December 19: Swept Up by Christmas

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.


Sunday, December 20: Love, Lights and Hanukkah! 

As Christina (Mia 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.


Sunday, December 20: Project Christmas Wish

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.


Happy Holiday Watching!