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[09/10/14 - 06:07 AM]
Hallmark Channel's #1 Rated "Countdown to Christmas" Unveils the Most Impressive Holiday Schedule Ever
The Christmas Clock ticks to the first of the 12 New Movies of Christmas beginning with "One Starry Christmas," starring Sarah Carter and George Canyon.

[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]

AT HALLMARK CHANNEL, THE CHRISTMAS CLOCK IS ALWAYS TICKING! NETWORK'S #1-RATED 'COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS' PROGRAMMING EVENT, WITH MORE THAN 1300 HOURS OF TRUE CHRISTMAS-THEMED CONTENT, MORE HOLIDAY PROGRAMMING THAN ANY OTHER NETWORK, BEGINS OCTOBER 31

12 New Movies of Christmas Showcase Hallmark Channel's 2014 Holiday Schedule, Giving Viewers More Content than Ever to Watch Around the Clock!

Hallmark Channel's annual 'COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS' event is a social and cultural phenomenon, bringing 80 million-plus viewers to the network in November and December and making Hallmark Channel #1 among households and key demos.* Beginning October 31, Hallmark Channel proudly announces this season's "Countdown To Christmas" will kick off with more than 1300 hours of holiday favorites, including the World Premieres of the 12 New Movies of Christmas. No other network produces as much holiday-themed Original Programming as Hallmark Channel and 2014 is the network's biggest, most impressive holiday delivery ever.

"Crown Media Family Networks is the sole owner of Christmas and Hallmark Channel's beloved 'Countdown To Christmas' has become an annual destination and a fundamental part of millions of families' holiday celebrations," said Michelle Vicary, Executive Vice President, Programming, Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries.

"The holidays are the most magnetic time of year and this year's programming promises to deliver above and beyond any standard the network has ever set. There is no stronger connection to viewers than the Hallmark brand to celebrate every aspect of Christmas, especially on television," Vicary concluded.

Consumers returning from a night of Halloween Trick-Or-Treating will find Christmas 2014 begins at 8 p.m. ET/PT with one of viewers' all-time favorite films, "A Princess for Christmas" and the first of 2014's 12 New Movies of Christmas arrives the next day!

To unwrap all the gifts Hallmark Channel has in store for viewers this holiday season please visit: www.CrownMediaPress.com.

The Christmas Clock ticks to the first of the 12 New Movies of Christmas beginning with "One Starry Christmas," starring Sarah Carter and George Canyon, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere on Saturday, November 1 (8 p.m. ET/PT, 7C);

"The Nine Lives of Christmas," starring Brandon Routh and Gregory Harrison, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, Saturday, November 8 (8 p.m. ET/PT, 7C);

"A Cookie Cutter Christmas," starring Erin Krakow and Alan Thicke, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, Sunday, November 9 (8 p.m. ET/PT, 7C);

"Northpole," starring Tiffani Thiessen, Josh Hopkins, Bailee Madison, Max Charles, 'American Idol' winner Candice Glover, Robert Wagner and Jill St. John, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, Saturday, November 15 (8 p.m. ET/PT, 7C);

"Angels and Ornaments," starring Jessalyn Gilsig, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, Sunday, November 16 (8 p.m. ET/PT, 7C);

"A Royal Christmas," starring Jane Seymour, Lacey Chabert and Katherine Flynn, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, Saturday, November 22 (8 p.m. ET/PT, 7C);

"The Christmas Shepherd," starring Teri Polo, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, Sunday, November 23 (8 p.m. ET/PT, 7C);

"Debbie Macomber's Mr. Miracle," starring Rob Morrow, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, Saturday, November 29 (8 p.m. ET/PT, 7C);

"Christmas Under Wraps," starring Candace Cameron-Bure, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, Sunday, November 30 (8 p.m. ET/PT, 7C);

"Christmas At Cartwright's," starring Alicia Witt and Wally Shawn, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, Saturday, December 6 (8 p.m. ET/PT, 7C);

"Best Christmas Party Ever," starring Torrey DeVitto, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, Saturday, December 13 (8 p.m. ET/PT, 7C);

"The Christmas Parade," starring AnnaLynne McCord and Drew Scott, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, Sunday, December 14 (8 p.m. ET/PT, 7C).

Additionally, Hallmark Channel announces ALL-NEW holiday-themed episodes of its two-time Daytime Emmy(R) nominated lifestyle series, "Home & Family," co-hosted by Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare, as well as, the broadcast of the 126th Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year's Day. There are many more specials and holiday episodes of series to be announced.

In social media, Hallmark Channel's Christmas Clock is an entertaining way for consumers to countdown to each of the 12 New Movies of Christmas. The Christmas Clock is interactive and builds anticipation to the next of the 12 New Movies of Christmas. When the clock hand lands on one of the 12 New Movies, viewers are treated to the movie trailer and other content offerings at www.hallmarkchannel.com.

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 family entertainment available in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) to a national audience of 85 million subscribers. Hallmark Channel is the nation's leading destination for quality family programming featuring an ambitious slate of original content, including movies; scripted series, such as Cedar Cove, When Calls the Heart, and Signed, Sealed, Delivered; annual specials like Hero Dog Awards and Kitten Bowl; and a daily 2-hour lifestyle show, Home & Family. Hallmark Channel is also home to annual holiday franchise, Countdown to Christmas, featuring a lineup of 24/7 holiday programming, including The 12 New Movies of Christmas. Rounding out the networks' lineup are television's most beloved sitcoms and series, including The Golden Girls, The Middle, Little House on the Prairie, and Frasier. Hallmark Channel's sibling network, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, available in HD and SD, features a mix of original movies and acquired series with a focus on the softer side of mystery, as well as 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, TVtag, YouTube

*Source: The Nielsen Company, December 9-15, 2013 (Since kicking off November 2, the 12 original premieres have averaged a 3.3 household rating, propelling Hallmark Channel to rank #1 among households, women 25-54, and total viewer rating for weekend prime time [Sat-Sun, 8-11pm]).

@HallmarkChannel @ChristmasOnHC #CountdownToChristmas





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· ANGELS & ORNAMENTS (HALLMARK)
· BEST CHRISTMAS PARTY EVER (HALLMARK)
· CHRISTMAS AT CARTWRIGHT'S (HALLMARK)
· CHRISTMAS PARADE, THE (HALLMARK)
· CHRISTMAS SHEPHERD, THE (HALLMARK)
· CHRISTMAS UNDER WRAPS (HALLMARK)
· COOKIE CUTTER CHRISTMAS, A (HALLMARK)
· MR MIRACLE (HALLMARK)
· NINE LIVES OF CHRISTMAS, THE (HALLMARK)
· NORTHPOLE (HALLMARK)
· ONE STARRY CHRISTMAS (HALLMARK)
· ROYAL CHRISTMAS, A (HALLMARK)





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