(As in, before Halloween!)
Let's face it, no one will complain about adding a little extra Christmas cheer into 2020. We could all use it, so let's be glad Hallmark found a way to come through and still make Christmas movie magic happen. Take that Covid-19!
The schedule, which includes 23 new Hallmark Christmas movies, kicks off on Saturday, October 24th, with a few movies premiering each week up until Christmas.
New 2020 Hallmark Christmas Movies
Saturday, October 24, 8/7c
“Wedding planner Jessica Perez travels to a remote town in Alaska to find a rare flower for a celebrity client and is charmed by the small town during Christmas, as well as the handsome local helping her."
Sunday, October 25, 8/7c
“Margot, a world-renowned pianist, returns to Chateau Newhaus to spend the holidays with her family and rediscover her passion for music. While there, her ex-boyfriend and former bandmate Jackson, convinces her to headline the annual Christmas Concert and working together brings back all their old feelings.”
Saturday, October 31, 8/7c
”When Anna (Osnes) offers a stranded mother (Clark) and son (Tveit) shelter in a blizzard, she learns that they are the Royal Family of Galwick. Anna shows the Prince how they do Christmas in her hometown, encouraging him to open his heart and be true to himself.”
Sunday, November 1, 8/7c
“Two seemingly incompatible game designers team up to create a romantic, city-wide scavenger hunt themed for the “12 Days of Christmas.”
Never Kiss a Man in a Christmas Sweater
Saturday, November 7, 8/7c
Starring Ashley Williams, Niall Matter
”Single mom Maggie is facing Christmas alone until Lucas crashes into her life and becomes an unexpected houseguest. Together they overcome Christmas while finding comfort in their growing bond.”
Sunday, November 8, 8/7c
"When an assistant gives her final notice, she is drawn into helping the charming, younger brother of her wealthy boss as he looks after his orphaned nieces and nephew through Christmas."
Saturday, November 14, 8/7c
Starring Sarah Drew and Brennan Elliott
“Jess, 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.”
A Timeless Christmas
Sunday, November 15, 8/7c
Starring Erin Cahill and Ryan Paevey
”Charles Whitley travels from 1903 to 2020 where he meets Megan Turner and experiences a 21st Century Christmas.”
A Nashville Christmas
Saturday, November 21, 8/7c
Starring Jessy Schram and Wes Brown
“A television producer is forced to work with the man who broke her heart on a country music Christmas special while being interrupted by Christmas spirits determined for her to revisit her past.”
The Christmas House
Sunday, November 22, 8/7c
Starring Robert Buckley, Ana Ayora, Jonathan Bennett, Sharon Lawrence, Treat Williams
”When TV star Mike Mitchell's parents ask him to bring back a revered family tradition, he revisits the Mitchell family magic of Christmases past.”
Love & Gingerbread
Monday, November 23, 8/7c
Tuesday, November 24, 8/7c
”Erin is planning the town’s Christmas celebration and must win over firefighter Kevin in order to obtain the beautiful spruce tree from his property for the celebration.”
A Bright and Merry Christmas
Wednesday, November 25, 8/7c
Starring Alison Sweeney, Marc Blucas
”Two squabbling TV hosts are sent to a festive small town over Christmas. While pretending to get along for the sake of appearance, they discover that there's more to each other than they thought.”
Christmas by Starlight
Thursday, November 26, 8/7c
Starring Kimberly Sustad and Paul Campbell
"Lawyer Annie's family's restaurant, The Starlight Café, is slated for demolition. The heir to the development firm responsible, William, 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."
Five Star Christmas
Friday, November 27, 8/7c
Starring Bethany Joy Lenz, Victor Webster
”When a travel writer shows up unexpectedly at their dad's B&B, the Ralston family all pretend to be guests in hopes of a good review. Lisa falls for guest Josh but can't share her secret.”
Saturday, November 28, 8/7c
Starring Lacey Chabert and Will Kemp
“After Avery's storybook Christmas wedding is canceled, a dance instructor helps her face her fears in life and fulfill her dream of learning to dance.”
If I Only Had Christmas
Sunday, November 29, 8/7c
Starring Candace Cameron Bure and Warren Christie
“At Christmas, a cheerful publicist teams up with a cynical VP and his eclectic team to help a charity in need.”
Christmas in Evergreen: Bells Are Ringing
Saturday, December 5, 8/7c
Starring Holly Robinson Peete, Colin Lawrence, Rukiya Bernard, Antonio Cayonne, and Barbara Niven
"As Michelle's wedding approaches, Hannah steps up to help finish the launch of the new Evergreen museum while questioning her relationship and future with Elliot."
Christmas She Wrote
Sunday, December 6, 8/7c
Starring Danica McKellar and Dylan Neal
"When Kayleigh, 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 who cancelled her column who fights not only to bring her back to the publisher but also for her heart."
Cross Country Christmas
Saturday, December 12, 8/7c
Starring Rachael Leigh Cook and Greyston Holt
"Former classmates Lina and Max 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."
Christmas Comes Twice
Sunday, December 13, 8/7c
Starring Tamera Mowry-Housley and Michael Xavier
"Emily is a top newscaster who has achieved her career dreams but still has regrets about the guy 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."
A Christmas Carousel
Saturday, December 19, 8/7c
Starring Rachel Boston and Neal Bledsoe
"When Lila is hired by the Royal Family of Marcadia to repair a carousel, she must work with the Prince to complete it by Christmas."
Love, Lights, Hanukkah!
Sunday, December 20, 8/7c
Starring Mia Kirshner, Ben Savage, and Marilu Henner
As Christina 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 the eight nights."
To keep tabs on all the movies, you can download the Hallmark Movie Checklist App, or print out the schedule below. Happy watching!