SEO-Optimized Blog Article: Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas 2023 Lineup
Are you ready for the most magical time of the year? Hallmark Channel is bringing back its highly anticipated Countdown to Christmas lineup, and this year is going to be truly unforgettable. With 40 original movies, there’s something for everyone to enjoy, from heartwarming rom-coms to enchanting sequels. Get cozy, grab some hot cocoa, and get ready for a holiday season filled with joy and love.
To kick things off, Countdown to Christmas starts on Friday, October 20, followed by the premiere of Hallmark Movies & Mysteries’ Miracles of Christmas on Thursday, October 26. You’ll be treated to an array of heartwarming movies every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on the Hallmark Channel, and every Thursday at 8 p.m. ET on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. It’s the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit and create lifelong memories with your loved ones.
Let’s take a closer look at some of the must-watch movies in this year’s lineup:
1. “Checkin’ It Twice” – Stars Kim Matula and Kevin McGarry
In this charming romantic comedy, a hockey player (McGarry) falls for a real estate agent (Matula) in a career crisis. When he’s traded to her hometown, he moves into the cottage in her hockey-loving family’s backyard. Will love score a goal this Christmas?
2. “Where Are You, Christmas?” – Stars Lyndsy Fonseca and Michael Rady
When Addy (Fonseca) wishes for a year without Christmas, she wakes up in a black and white world. Teaming up with the town mechanic (Rady), they must work together to restore the magic of Christmas. Will they be able to bring back the joy and colors of the season?
3. “Under the Christmas Sky” – Stars Jessica Parker Kennedy and Ryan Paevey
Kat (Kennedy) is an esteemed astrophysicist who has dreams of going to space. However, an accident grounds her, and she finds herself volunteering at a local planetarium. There, she is paired up with David (Paevey) to work on an exhibit opening right before Christmas. Will the stars align to bring these two together?
4. “Christmas by Design” – Stars Rebecca Dalton and Jonathan Keltz
In this heartwarming holiday movie, a fashion designer (Dalton) gets accepted into a Christmas challenge that makes her rethink her priorities in life. With the help of her supportive friends and maybe some unexpected romance, she learns what truly matters during the most wonderful time of the year.
5. “Mystic Christmas” – Stars Jessy Schram and Chandler Massey
Juniper (Schram) travels to Mystic, Connecticut, during the holidays, where she reconnects with Sawyer (Massey), the owner of the local pizza shop. Together, they embark on a magical journey that will make them believe in the power of love and the holiday spirit.
These are just a few of the amazing movies you can expect to see during Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas 2023. Whether you’re a fan of heartwarming love stories, family reunions, or holiday adventures, there’s a movie for you.
Don’t forget to mark your calendars for Merry Thanksgiving Weekend from Thursday, November 23, to Sunday, November 26. This special event will serve up extra helpings of holiday magic with a double feature of new movies: “Our Christmas Mural” and “A Biltmore Christmas.”
Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas is the perfect way to celebrate the holidays and create lifelong memories with your loved ones. So grab your cozy blanket, make some hot cocoa, and get ready for a season filled with love, joy, and the magic of Christmas.
Be sure to tune in to the Hallmark Channel every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 8 p.m. ET and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries every Thursday at 8 p.m. ET for the complete 2023 lineup. Happy holidays!