Hallmark Channel’s 2022 Countdown to Christmas Schedule, Revealed

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Get ready for some holiday cheer. Hallmark Channel’s 2022 Countdown to Christmas schedule is here. We have all the details you need to know about when it starts, new movie premieres, and more. 

Countdown to Christmas 2022 kicks off on October 21

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As in years past, Countdown to Christmas 2022 begins while many people are still busy planning their Halloween costumes. The event begins on Friday, October 21, and continues through Sunday, December 18. 

Thirty-one new movies will air on Hallmark Channel. Another nine premieres are scheduled for Hallmark Movies & Mysteries’ Miracles of Christmas event. Among this year’s programming highlights are the network’s first-ever Kwanzaa-focused movie (Holiday Heritage) and movies highlighting the Chinese-American community (A Big Fat Family Christmas and Christmas at the Golden Dragon) and Jewish holiday traditions (Hanukkah on Rye). Jonathan Bennett and George Krissa will also star in The Holiday Sitter, the network’s first holiday movie to put an LGBTQ romance front-and-center.

New movies air every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, with double features set for Thanksgiving weekend. All movies air at 8 p.m. ET, except on Thanksgiving weekend, when movies also premiere at 6 p.m. ET. 

Hallmark Christmas movies premiering in October 2022 

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This year’s Countdown to Christmas event begins with Noel Next Door. It’s about a single mom who gets into a war of words with her neighbor, who feels she’s ruining Christmas. But could this misunderstood grouch be the guy to steal her heart? Noel Next Door stars Natalie Hall and Corey Sevier and airs on Friday, October 21. 

Also premiering on Hallmark Channel in October are: 

We Wish You a Married Christmas (October 22): A married couple struggles to connect as the holidays approach. Marisol Nichols and Kristoffer Polaha star.A Kismet Christmas (October 23): A children’s book author returns to her hometown, where she reconnects with her family and her teenage crush. Starring Sarah Ramos, Carlo Marks, and Marilu Henner. A Cozy Christmas Inn (October 28): A real estate exec travels to Alaska to buy a B&B, only to discover her ex is the owner. Starring Full House alum Jodie Sweetin and David O’Donnell. Jolly Good Christmas (October 29): A London-set holiday flick starring Reshma Shetty and Will Kemp. Ghosts of Christmas Always (October 30): Katherine, the Ghost of Christmas Present, must help a man named Peter rediscover his Christmas spirit. 

Christmas movies airing in November 2022

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A Magical Christmas Village (November 4): A family’s heirloom miniature Christmas village grants holiday wishes. Alison Sweeney, Luke Macfarlane (in what may be his last movie for the network), and Marlo Thomas star. Lights, Camera, Christmas! (November 5): A shop owner steps in as a costume designer …read more

Source:: Showbiz Cheat Sheet


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