or


[07/24/13 - 11:12 AM]
Hallmark Channel Brings Back the Unmatched Success of "Countdown to Christmas," the #1 Most Treasured Holiday Destination by Television Viewers
The network details its 12 new Christmas-themed original movies due this upcoming holiday.

[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]

HALLMARK CHANNEL BRINGS BACK THE UNMATCHED SUCCESS OF "COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS," THE #1 MOST TREASURED HOLIDAY DESTINATION BY TELEVISION VIEWERS

Hallmark Channel is claiming its stake once again as the premier destination for holidaythemed programing by returning its hugely popular and highly successful "Countdown to Christmas" this holiday season. Hallmark Channel has taken ownership of holiday television viewing and has once again gifted its loyal viewers and fans with 12 new Christmas themed, Hallmark Channel Original Movies this upcoming Holiday 2013. In celebrating the magic of Christmas and the joyful season, the network will once again present its unique slate of 24- hours of holiday-themed movies filled with fan-favorites and extra special Hallmark Channel Original Movies. As families gather together to celebrate the magic of the holiday season, Hallmark Channel will bring the love, romance, laughter and entertainment into your homes to make this holiday season the most memorable yet. Hallmark Channel will air the following Original World Premieres as part of "Countdown to Christmas:"

· "Window Wonderland"

A festive holiday tale that brings two very different New York City department store employees together vying for the same high-profile window dressing job. Starring: Grammy(R) Award-winner Naomi Judd, Chyler Leigh, Paul Campbell and Cameron Mathison.

· "Let It Snow"

The story of a driven hotel executive intending to transform a family owned lodge into the new winter, premier hot spot. Starring: Candace Cameron Bure, Emmy(R) nominee Alan Thicke and Jesse Hutch.

· "Pete's Christmas"

A story of an overlooked middle child who is given a special gift on Christmas when he strangely begins to live the day over again and over again, getting many chances to give his family's terrible holiday the doover it deserves. "Pete's Christmas" is part of Hallmark Channel's exciting new Friday night appointment viewing franchise, "Walden Family Theater," presented in collaboration with Walmart, Procter & Gamble, award-winning family entertainment producer Walden Media and fastgrowing independent studio ARC Entertainment. "Walden Family Theater" is designed to further fill the void on TV for quality family entertainment. Starring: Oscar(R), Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) nominee Bruce Dern, Bailee Madison and Zachary Gordon.

· "Merry Mix-Up"

An antique shop owner's holiday trip to meet her new fiancé's parents results in a "Merry Mix-Up" when she winds up staying with the wrong family. Starring: Alicia Witt, Mark Wiebe, Scott Gibson, Susan Hogan, Richard Fitzpatrick and Lawrence Dane.

· "Snow Bride"

A tabloid reporter, one gossip scoop away from a big promotion, finds that the influential political family she's been pursuing is nothing like what she imagined. Starring: Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) nominee Patricia Richardson, Katrina Law and Jordan Belfi.

· "The Santa Switch"

When Santa decides it's time for a vacation, he hands over the reins to his reindeer to an unassuming dad who needs more than a little Christmas magic to give his kids and soon-to-be ex-wife the best holiday yet. Starring: Academy Award(R) nominee Sean Astin, Ethan Erickson, Anne Dudek, Annie Thurman and Griffin Cleveland.

· "The Thanksgiving House"

When a Boston lawyer inherits a house on what may be the site of the first Thanksgiving, she battles with a local historian to keep it from becoming a tourist attraction. Starring: Emmy(R) Award-winner Lindsay Wagner, Emily Rose, Justin Bruening, Adam Kaufman and Bruce Boxleitner.

· "Fir Crazy"

After losing her job before the holidays, a holiday humbug finds herself in the middle of her worst Christmas nightmare: selling trees on her family's Christmas tree lot. Starring: Sarah Lancaster, Eric Johnson and Colin Mochrie.

· "Christmas Share"

Sparks fly for two new couples when an aspiring musician from small town North Carolina and a New York City adman switch homes for the holidays. Starring: Tricia Helfer, JT Hodges, Mark Lutz and Cristina Rosato.

· "Christmas Star"

With the help of his two precocious kids, a widower reconnects with his high school sweetheart, who just happens to be one of the biggest pop stars on the planet. Starring: Shannon Elizabeth, Steve Byers, Julia Lalonde and Kyle Breitkopf.

· "The Christmas Ornament"

When a widow is having a hard time facing her first Christmas without her husband, she meets a Christmas tree lot owner who tries to help her see that there is still hope and love in the world. Starring: Kellie Martin and Cameron Mathison.

· Christmas - TBD

Gather with your family this joyous season and spend it with the nation's leading holiday destination for heartwarming, family-friendly Christmas movies.

Hallmark Channel, owned and operated by Crown Media Holdings, Inc., is a 24-hour basic cable network that provides a diverse slate of high-quality entertainment programming available in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) to a national audience of 87 million subscribers. Hallmark Channel is the nation's leading destination for quality family programming with an ambitious slate of original TV movies and specials, as well as some of television's most beloved sitcoms and series, including The Golden Girls, The Waltons, Little House on the Prairie, and Frasier. The channel is also home to a range of lifestyle programming, anchored by Home & Family, a daily two-hour live show shot in a fully functional house located on the Universal Studios lot. Hallmark Channel's sibling network, Hallmark Movie Channel, available in HD and SD, focuses on family-friendly movies with a mix of original films, classic theatrical releases, and presentations from the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame library.

Hallmark Channel on Social Media: Facebook, Twitter (Join the conversation at #HeartofTV), Pinterest, GetGlue, YouTube





  [july 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· CATCH A CHRISTMAS_STAR (HALLMARK)
· CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT, THE (HALLMARK)
· FINDING CHRISTMAS (HALLMARK)
· FIR CRAZY (HALLMARK)
· LET IT SNOW (HALLMARK)
· PETE'S CHRISTMAS (HALLMARK)
· SANTA SWITCH (HALLMARK)
· SNOW BRIDE (HALLMARK)
· THANKSGIVING HOUSE, THE (HALLMARK)
· VERY MERRY MIX-UP, A (HALLMARK)
· WINDOW WONDERLAND (HALLMARK)





[09/24/21 - 01:00 PM]
New Hulu Original "Wild Crime," A Docuseries from ABC News, Chronicles Criminal Investigations Within the National Park System Through the Eyes of Its Special Agents and Rangers
The first installment of the series will debut exclusively on Hulu on Tuesday, September 28, with one episode dropping each night through Friday, October 1.

[09/24/21 - 12:34 PM]
discovery+ Announces Second Season of "Naked and Afraid of Love"
Each Sunday, a new episode drops culminating in the reunion hosted by "Naked and Afraid" veteran Jake Nodar on November 7.

[09/24/21 - 12:00 PM]
HBO Max Renews Comedy Series "The Other Two" for a Third Season
The 10-episode second season premiered on August 26, with the season finale dropping yesterday on HBO Max.

[09/24/21 - 11:30 AM]
Mo McRae, Callie Hernandez and JJ Soria Join the Season Two Cast of the Max Original Series "The Flight Attendant" as Series Regulars
Plus: Cheryl Hines, Jessie Ennis, Mae Martin, Margaret Cho, Santiago Cabrera and Shohreh Aghdashloo are joining the cast as recurring guest stars.

[09/24/21 - 11:15 AM]
NBC Orders Multi-Camera Comedy "Night Court" to Series
Melissa Rauch and John Larroquette star in the follow-up series, from writer Dan Rubin and director Pamela Fryman.

[09/24/21 - 09:45 AM]
FOX Entertainment Launches International Unscripted Format Fund to Identify Intellectual Property for Global Market
The fund will invest in and develop internationally originated unscripted program concepts ranging from reality-competition and variety series to dating and other genres for provincial networks and platforms.

[09/24/21 - 09:41 AM]
FX Announces Its New York Comic Con 2021 Lineup Featuring "Y: The Last Man" and "What We Do in the Shadows"
Featuring moderated Q&A panels with key cast and creatives, attendees will also be treated to special advance screening and freebies at each panel.

[09/24/21 - 09:38 AM]
Jeff Davis Reunites with MTV Entertainment Studios for "Teen Wolf" Original Movie Exclusively for Paramount+ as Part of New Overall Deal
Under the partnership, Davis will write and executive produce a "Teen Wolf" movie with talks underway with the original cast, an all-new series "Wolf Pack," and will serve as showrunner and director for the pilot of the previously-announced live-action reboot "├ćon Flux," for Paramount+.

[09/24/21 - 09:32 AM]
Todd Hoffman Returns to Discovery Determined to Hit the Motherlode in All-New Series "Hoffman Family Gold" (W/T)
The all-new series is set to debut early 2022 on Discovery and streaming on discovery+.

[09/24/21 - 09:01 AM]
Irreverent Kiwi Comedy "Good Grief" Streams Thursday, September 30 on Sundance Now
It will be followed by the North American broadcast premiere on IFC beginning October 4.

[09/24/21 - 08:38 AM]
HBO Casts Seven in "House of the Dragon," Coming in 2022
Ryan Corr, Jefferson Hall, David Horovitch, Graham McTavish, Matthew Needham, Bill Paterson, and Gavin Spokes are among the latest additions.

[09/24/21 - 08:13 AM]
Animal Planet's Fan-Favorite Series "The Zoo" Returns for Fifth Season Full of Heart-Felt Homecomings, New Additions to the Bronx Zoo Family and More
Season five kicks off with a special two-hour premiere on Saturday, October 9 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/24/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Attack of the Hollywood Cliches!" - Official Trailer - Netflix
One-man armies, meet-cutes, casual strolls away from huge explosions - stars and industry insiders toast and roast these cinematic chestnuts and more.

[09/24/21 - 06:00 AM]
Nickelodeon Orders Additional Season Four Episodes of pocket.watch's Hit Preschool Series "Ryan's Mystery Playdate"
Titled "Ryan's Mystery Playdate: Level Up," the new season four episodes will debut with a week of premieres Monday, Sept. 27-Thursday, Sept. 30, at 12 p.m. (ET/PT).

[09/24/21 - 04:40 AM]
FX and Hulu to Debut New Documentary Film The New York Times Presents "Controlling Britney Spears"
The follow-up to "Framing Britney Spears" premieres tonight (Friday, September 24) at 10:00/9:00c.