As all the time, the vacations are coming early to the Hallmark Channel with an all-star Countdown to Christmas lineup that may’t be missed.
This 12 months’s countdown kicks off Friday, October 20, adopted by the premiere of Hallmark Films & Mysteries’ Miracles of Christmas on Thursday, October 26. Viewers might be handled to 40 unique films all through the vacation season, from joyful rom-coms to fan-favorite sequels.
November brings much more pleasure with Merry Thanksgiving Weekend from Thursday, November 23, to Sunday, November 26, serving up further helpings of vacation magic. A double characteristic of latest films — Our Christmas Mural and A Biltmore Christmas — rounds out the weekend.
All-new movies premiere each Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on the Hallmark Channel, with new films airing each Thursday at 8 p.m. ET on Hallmark Films & Mysteries.
Scroll down for the entire 2023 lineup:
COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS
‘Checkin’ It Twice’
Stars: Kim Matula, Kevin McGarry
Logline: A hockey participant (McGarry) falls for an actual property agent (Matula) in a profession disaster when he’s traded to her hometown and strikes into the cottage in her hockey loving household’s yard.
‘The place Are You, Christmas?’
Stars: Lyndsy Fonseca, Michael Rady, Jim O’Inheritor, Julie Warner
Logline: When Addy (Fonseca) needs for a 12 months with out Christmas, she wakes up in a world of black and white. She should work along with the city mechanic (Rady) to revive Christmas.
‘Below the Christmas Sky’
Stars: Jessica Parker Kennedy, Ryan Paevey
Logline: Kat (Kennedy) is an esteemed astrophysicist, who’s scheduled for her first journey into house subsequent 12 months till an accident grounds her. She volunteers on the native planetarium, the place she is paired up with by-the-book David (Paevey) to work on an exhibit opening proper earlier than Christmas. Will the celebrities align to convey these two collectively on the holidays?
‘Christmas by Design’
Stars: Rebecca Dalton, Jonathan Keltz
Logline: A clothier (Dalton) will get accepted right into a Christmas problem and decides to revamp her strategy to what’s most necessary in life.
Stars: Jessy Schram, Chandler Massey, Patti Murin, William R. Moses
Logline: Juniper (Schram) travels to Mystic, Connecticut, through the holidays, the place she reconnects with Sawyer (Massey), the proprietor of the pizza store.
Stars: Jaicy Elliot, Brant Daugherty
Logline: When a romantic portray of a Christmas market captures the creativeness of copy editor Lea (Elliot), she is distributed to France with pragmatic reporter Mark (Daugherty) to uncover the thriller behind the artist.
‘Flipping for Christmas’
Stars: Ashley Newbrough, Marcus Rosner
Logline: Realtor Abigail (Newbrough) agrees to assist her sister with the “easy flip” of a lately inherited residence. Sadly, co-beneficiary Bo (Rosner) has different plans in thoughts.
‘By no means Been Chris’d’
Stars: Janel Parrish, Pascal Lamothe-Kipnes, Tyler Hynes
Logline: House for the vacations, BFFs Naomi (Parrish) and Liz (Lamothe-Kipnes) reconnect with highschool crush Chris Silver (Hynes).
‘The Santa Summit’
Stars: Hunter King, Benjamin Hollingsworth
Logline: Three finest associates determine to go to the annual Santa Summit collectively: Jordin (King), a lately dumped artwork trainer trying to minimize free; Ava, a shy lady hoping to run into her crush; and Stella, a Christmas cynic with no real interest in the Santa Summit in any way.
‘All the things Christmas’
Stars: Katherine Barrell, Cindy Busby, Corey Sevier, Matt Wells
Logline: Lori Jo’s (Busby) love for Christmas takes her on a street journey to Yuletide Springs along with her roommate Tori (Barrell). Alongside the way in which, the chums meet Carl (Sevier) and Jason (Wells), however a sequence of occasions places a damper on their plans.
Stars: Rachel Skarsten, Andrew Walker
Logline: When a snowstorm diverts Kate’s (Skarsten) first non-public flight en path to Switzerland to Christmas Island, she should staff up with an air site visitors controller (Walker) to safe her dream job because the household’s pilot.
‘A Heidelberg Vacation’
Stars: Ginna Claire Mason, Frédéric Brossier
Logline: Heidi Heidelberg (Mason) receives the dream alternative to promote her lovely, handmade glass ornaments on the prestigious Heidelberg Christmas Market in Germany. Whereas there, she meets Lukas (Brossier), an area artisan who helps her reconnect along with her misplaced heritage.
Stars: Chelsea Hobbs, Stephen Huszar
Logline: Just lately divorced Melanie (Hobbs) and her son Jason go to a distant island for Christmas, solely to seek out themselves working an actual working lighthouse the place she connects with the curt however cute proprietor (Huszar).
‘A Merry Scottish Christmas’
Stars: Lacey Chabert, Scott Wolf
Logline: When estranged siblings Lindsay (Chabert) and Brad (Wolf) Morgan journey to Scotland at Christmas to reunite with their mom Jo, an enormous household secret is revealed.
Stars: Emily Tennant, Niall Matter
Logline: After leaving London, Abby (Tennant) connects with an nameless caller whereas working at a cooking hotline. The caller is single dad “John” (Matter) who Abby unknowingly has turn into smitten with in actual life.
‘Catch Me If You Claus’
Stars: Italia Ricci, Luke Macfarlane
Logline: Avery Quinn (Ricci) is an aspiring information anchor who’s lastly getting her huge break on her station’s Christmas morning newscast. However that’s put in jeopardy when she captures an intruder in her residence carrying a purple go well with claiming to be Chris (Macfarlane), Santa’s son, who’s on his first mission.
‘Letters to Santa’
Stars: Katie Leclerc, Rafael de la Fuente
Logline: When younger siblings obtain a magic pen from Santa that seems to be granting needs, they request a Christmas reward they need greater than something – for his or her separated dad and mom (Leclerc, de la Fuente) to reunite.
Stars: Sara Canning, Warren Christie
Logline: When dangerous climate leaves every of them stranded on the airport for the vacations, a tech entrepreneur (Christie), a journey author (Canning), a loyal mom (Enid-Raye Adams) and her son (Kiefer O’Reilly), a cussed senior (Trevor Lerner), an enigmatic lady with a touch of thriller (Brittany Willacy), a pair touring from Hong Kong (Sharon Crandall, Ryan Mah) and a social media influencer (Princess Davis) all comply with lease a shared van to embark on a street journey to Denver. (Impressed by true occasions.)
‘Christmas in Notting Hill’
Stars: Sarah Ramos, William Moseley
Logline: Well-known soccer star Graham Savoy (Moseley) has all the time been too busy for love, however when he comes residence to Notting Hill for Christmas, he alters his thoughts after assembly Georgia (Ramos) – a visiting American and the one one who has no concept who he’s.
‘Haul Out the Holly: Lit Up’
Stars: Lacey Chabert, Wes Brown, Stephen Tobolowsky, Melissa Peterman, Ellen Travolta, Seth Morris, Jennifer Aspen
Logline: A sequel to 2022’s Haul Out the Holly, Emily (Chabert) and Jared (Brown) are wanting ahead to celebrating the vacations collectively once more, this time as a pair.
‘Our Christmas Mural’
Stars: Alex Paxton-Beesley, Dan Jeannotte
Logline: Olivia (Paxton-Beesley) is a single mother who returns residence for Christmas. Her mother secretly enters her right into a mural contest.
‘A Biltmore Christmas’
Stars: Bethany Pleasure Lenz, Kristoffer Polaha, Jonathan Frakes, Robert Picardo
Logline: Lucy Hardgrove (Lenz) is a screenwriter who lands the job of a lifetime when she’s employed to pen the script for a remake of the beloved, vacation film basic, His Merry Spouse! When the top of the studio isn’t glad with the ending Lucy wrote, he sends her to the Biltmore Property for analysis and inspiration.
‘My Norwegian Vacation’
Stars: Rhiannon Fish, David Elsendoorn
Logline: JJ (Fish), grieving the lack of her grandmother and in search of dissertation inspiration, stumbles upon an surprising vacation future. Assembly Henrik (Elsendoorn), a Norwegian from Bergen, their connection deepens when he discovers she has a troll figurine from his hometown.
‘A Not So Royal Christmas’
Stars: Brooke D’Orsay, Will Kemp
Logline: Tabloid journalist Charlotte (D’Orsay) makes an attempt to land an interview with a reclusive Rely. In response, the royal household has a groundskeeper (Kemp) pose because the Rely since the actual one fled
years in the past.
‘Christmas with a Kiss’ (working title)
Stars: Mishael Morgan, Ronnie Rowe Jr., Jaime M. Callica
Logline: A lady (Morgan) returns residence to assist along with her household’s Christmas Carnival and romance ignites.
‘Magic in Mistletoe’
Stars: Lyndie Greenwood, Paul Campbell
Logline: Harrington (Campbell) is the writer of a preferred e book sequence, however industrial success has left him a bitter recluse. As he returns to his hometown for an annual Christmas competition celebrating his books, he’s joined by April (Greenwood), a publicist for the main publishing home he works with.
‘Christmas on Cherry Lane’
Stars: Catherine Bell, Jonathan Bennett, John Brotherton, Erin Cahill, James Denton, Vincent Rodriguez III
Logline: A younger couple making ready to welcome their first youngster (Brotherton, Cahill); an empty-nester (Bell) and her fiancé (Denton) prepared to begin a brand new chapter; and a pair (Bennett, Rodriguez III) who unexpectedly have the prospect to develop their household on Christmas Eve have a good time the vacation as they navigate these turning factors of their lives.
‘Spherical and Spherical’
Stars: Vic Michaelis, Bryan Greenberg, Rick Hoffman
Logline: Rachel’s (Michaelis) caught in a time loop, reliving the evening of her dad and mom’ Hanukkah celebration. Can Zach (Greenberg), the “good boy” Grandma’s attempting to set her up with, assist her make it to tomorrow?
‘The Secret Reward of Christmas’ (working title)
Stars: Meghan Ory, Christopher Russell
Logline: Bonnie (Ory) is a private shopper who helps her new, widowed consumer Patrick (Russell) reconnect along with his younger daughter. She is decided to get Patrick and his daughter every thing on their want record.
‘Sealed with a Record’
Stars: Katie Findlay, Evan Roderick
Logline: This vacation season, festive Carley (Findlay) units out to beat her record of deserted resolutions from final 12 months. Aided by coworker Wyatt (Roderick), she finds love and the boldness to chase
‘Mates & Household Christmas’
Stars: Humberly Gonzalez, Ali Liebert
Logline: Daniella (Gonzalez) has lately moved to New York to pursue an artwork profession. Amelia (Liebert) is a gifted leisure lawyer attempting to remain centered on her work after a damaged engagement. When Daniella and Amelia are arrange by their dad and mom, they comply with faux that they’re relationship, to appease them for the vacations.
HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES MIRACLES OF CHRISTMAS
‘Ms. Christmas Involves City’
Stars: Erica Durance, Brennan Elliott, Barbara Niven
Logline: A purchasing channel host often known as Ms. Christmas (Niven) receives a terminal prognosis, which conjures up a multi-city tour set to unfold Christmas cheer earlier than her farewell broadcast.
‘My Christmas Information’
Stars: Amber Marshall, Ben Mehl
Logline: After dropping his eyesight, a university professor (Mehl) adopts a seeing eye canine from a information canine coach (Marshall).
‘Thriller on Mistletoe Lane’
Stars: Erica Cerra, Victor Webster
Logline: New to city, Heidi Wicks (Cerra) and her children uncover a Christmas thriller of their historic residence. Native handyman and historian David (Webster) helps alongside the way in which.
‘A World File Christmas’
Stars: Nikki DeLoach, Lucas Bryant, Aias Dalman
Logline: Charlie (Dalman) is an autistic boy decided to set a Guinness World File by stacking 1400 Jenga blocks. His mom Marissa (DeLoach) and stepfather Eric (Bryant) encourage him to achieve for his dream.
‘A Season for Household’
Stars: Brendan Penny, Stacey Farber, Benjamin Jacobson, Azriel Dalman
Logline: Maddy’s (Farber) adopted son Wesley (Jacobson) has only one Christmas want: to satisfy his brother Cody (Dalman), who was adopted into a special household.
‘Time for Her to Come House for Christmas’
Stars: Shenae Grimes-Beech, Chris Carmack, Grace Leer
Logline: Going through her first Christmas with out her mom and trying to keep away from loneliness, Carly (Grimes-Beech) heads to a quaint city to guide the church choir at Christmas. As soon as there, Carly meets Matthew (Carmack), a person again on the town after serving within the military, and stumbles throughout clues that counsel she could have been introduced right here for a life-changing cause.
‘To All a Good Evening’
Stars: Kimberley Sustad, Mark Ghanimé
Logline: A small-town photographer (Sustad) saves the lifetime of a mysterious man (Ghanimé), who could be on the town to purchase her household’s parkland – which can be the situation of the annual Christmas
‘Heaven Down Right here’
Stars: Krystal Pleasure Brown, Tina Lifford, Juan Riedinger, Richard Harmon, Phylicia Rashad
Logline: Impressed by Mickey Guyton’s music of the identical identify, “Heaven Down Right here” tells the story of 4 disparate individuals who discover themselves stranded in an area diner on Christmas Eve when a snowstorm hits the city.
‘Miracle in Bethlehem, PA’
Stars: Laura Vandervoort, Benjamin Ayres
Logline: Profitable and fiercely unbiased, Mary Ann Brubeck (Vandervoort) adopts a child lady to boost on her personal simply earlier than Christmas. As a consequence of climate, she and the newborn get caught in Bethlehem, PA for the vacations. When there is no such thing as a room on the inn, her solely choice is to stick with the innkeeper’s brother Joe (Ayres).