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Hallmark Channel 'Countdown to Christmas' Guide

It's that time of the year again. The Hallmark Channel is prepping for Christmas with their "Countdown to Christmas" Hallmark Channel Movie Guide. 

There are twenty-one, original brand-new romantic films airing now until December 25, many starring a few familiar faces from the Hallmark Family. 

The movies airing this season are:

"Marry Me at Christmas" - Premieres Saturday, October 28, 8:00 p.m/7:00 p.m. c
Starring Rachel Skarsten, Emily Tennant and Trevor Donovan

A wedding boutique owner (Skarsten) and an action-movie star (Donovan) think they're only supporting the bride in her magical, Christmas wedding, but when snowy walks and romantic dinners fall upon them in the planning process, they might just be in for love themselves.

"Christmas Festival of Ice" - Premieres Saturday, November 4, 8:00 p.m./7:00 p.m. c
Starring Taylor Cole, Damon Runyan and Wendy Crewson

Emma (Cole) returns to her hometown and uses her wits acquired in law school to help save the town's beloved ice-sculpting contest during the Christmas festival, finding a little help from Nick (Runyan), the town artist, in the process.

"Miss Christmas" - Premieres Sunday, November 5, 8:00 p.m./7:00 p.m. c
Starring Brooke D’Orsay, Marc Blucas

In search for the perfect Christmas tree for the Washington, D.C. Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony, Holly (D'Orsay) is brought to a picturesque New England town and introduced to Sam (Blucas), who is unwilling to have his trees cut down, regardless of honor, but can help Holly feel the deeper magic of Christmas.

"The Sweetest Christmas" - Premieres Saturday, November 11, 8:00 p.m./7:00 p.m.c
Starring Lacey Chabert, Lea Coco and Jonathan Adams

The prospect of winning a gingerbread baking contest reunites Kylie (Chabert) with her ex-boyfriend from culinary school, Nick (Coco) when her oven breaks down and she asks to borrow his, rekindling romance and recipes in the kitchen.

"Enchanted Christmas" - Premieres Sunday, November 12, 8/7c
Starring Alexa PenaVega, Carlos PenaVega

The real-life couple play revisited high school sweethearts when Laura is brought back to her hometown of Santa Fe, New Mexico for a job opportunity and, by way of her daughter, stumbles into Ricardo's salsa dancing class, only to fall in love with an unexpected kind of Christmas.

"Coming Home for Christmas" - Premieres Saturday, November 18, 8:00 p.m./7:00 p.m. c
Starring Danica McKellar, Neal Bledsoe

Allie (McKellar) helps to organize one last Christmas party for the well-to-do Marley family in their estate she manages, and finds herself caught in the middle of their distant dramas, as well as the object of affection for two of the Marley brothers.

"A Gift to Remember" - Premieres Sunday, November 19, 8:00 p.m./7:00 p.m. c
Starring Ali Liebert, Peter Porte, Tina Lifford

After a cycling accident leaves Darcy (Liebert) the caretaker of Aidan's (Porte) dog, she explores his world of travels and books, thinking she has found her perfect match, but will realize when Aidan comes out of his coma that he is not the man she believes him to be.

"Secretly Santa" - Premieres Wednesday, November 22, 8/7c
Starring Emilie Ullerup, Aaron O’Connell

A Secret Santa exchange in the office finally helps Melanie (Ullerup) try to connect with her crush Donovan (O'Connell), but when another woman starts taking credit for her thoughtful gifts, Melanie will have to prove she's the one who really understands the way to his heart.

"The Mistletoe Inn" - Premieres Thursday, November 23, 8/7c
Starring Alicia Witt, David Alpay and Casey Manderson

Based on the book by Richard Paul Evans, aspiring romance writer Kim (Witt) makes light of a break-up with her novelist boyfriend and takes a writing retreat to a quaint Vermont, meeting a new man who could unexpectedly end up being the inspiration she needs.

"Finding Santa"- Premieres Friday, November 24, 8:00 p.m./7:00 p.m. c
Starring Jodie Sweetin

The Fuller House star follows in big sister D.J.'s footsteps with her first Hallmark Channel movie, playing Jessica, a woman who goes on a journey to track down the town Santa's son in order for someone to fill his big, black boots in the annual Christmas parade.

"The Christmas Train" - Premieres Saturday, November 25, 8:00 p.m./7:00 p.m. c
Starring Dermot Mulroney, Danny Glover, Joan Cusack, Kimberly Williams-Paisley

In the adaptation of David Baldacci's New York Times bestseller, a journalist takes a cross-country train ride and discovers new holiday magic in corners of his heart where he thought it had been lost. This is part of Hallmark's Hall of Fame series.

"Switched for Christmas" - Premieres Sunday, November 26, 8:00 p.m./7:00 p.m. c
Starring Candace Cameron Bure

It's double the trouble for Cameron Bure when she plays twins who find themselves in ruts and decide to switch lives for the holidays, only to truly discover what there is to love about what they already had.

"Christmas in Evergreen" - Premieres Saturday, December 2, 8:00 p.m./7:00 p.m. c

In Evergreen, Vermont, the locals believe wishing on a snow globe in a local café will make your wish come true, which is tested by a local veterinarian when she asks to have the most romantic holiday season ever and gets much more than expected.

"Christmas at Holly Lodge" - Premieres Sunday, December 3, 8:00 p.m./7:00 p.m. c
Starring Alison Sweeney

Sophie Bennett (Sweeney) spends the holiday season at the Evergreen Inn & Ski Lodge, accompanied by others who cannot make it home for Christmas, and meets an unforgettable family that will stay in her heart forever.

"The Christmas Shop" - Premieres Saturday, December 9, 8:00 p.m./7:00 p.m. c

Real estate developer, Anna, is looking to move up in her career, but is faced with a dilemma when it comes at the cost of displacing the traditional Christmas sho after working in the store for a week, rediscovering her Christmas spirit.

"Christmas Encore" - Premieres Sunday, December 10, 8:00 p.m./7:00 p.m. c
Starring Maggie Lawson and Brennan Elliott

A struggling actress is about ready to give up on her passion with her last performance in "A Christmas Carol," but after her faith is renewed following a romance with her director, she is determined to save the production using everything she's got.

"Christmas Shuttle" - Premieres Saturday, December 16, 8:00 p.m. /7:00 p.m. c

Precocious eight-year-old Henry meets flight attendant Megan on one of his many trips being shuffled between his divorced parents at the holidays, and decides to invite her to Christmas dinner in an effort to try and fix her up with his father.

"Father Christmas" - Premieres Sunday, December 17, 8:00 p.m./7:00 p.m. c

Through an effort to try to reconnect with his children after being laid off before Christmas, divorced dad Eric unplugs from his technology hub and discovers the true value in family time, as well as a budding romance with his daughter's teacher.

"Christmas Getaway" - Premieres Saturday, December 23, 8:00 p.m./7:00 p.m. c

Emory takes a vacation planned for her and her newly ex-boyfriend alone and by a magical Christmas mix-up ends up sharing it with a recent widower, his daughter, and his mother-in-law, turning a relaxing getaway into a holiday to never forget.

"When Calls the Heart: The Christmas Wishing Tree" - Premieres Monday, December 25, 8:00 p.m./7:00 p.m. c

Starring Erin Krakow, Daniel Lissing, Lori Loughlin, Martin Cummins, Jack Wagner, Pascale Hutton, and Kavan Smith

The familiar cast of characters in one of Hallmark's beloved series returns to help a recently displaced Mountie rekindle the feeling of Christmas with help from the town's magical Wishing Tree.

"New Year's Gala" - Premieres Saturday, December 30, 8:00 p.m./7:00 p.m. c

Robin believes in the power of kisses when the clock strikes midnight, and Todd does not, but when the two are assigned to work on a story together, they might just figure out who the perfect person for the other one to smooch could be.

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