Hallmark’s countdown to Christmas 2021 lineup: full movie schedule
It’s the season for Hallmark’s Countdown to Christmas! The network is celebrating 12 years of Christmas programming with its biggest shot yet: 41 original premieres. Full rollout will include holiday programming starting Friday, October 22, with Hallmark Channel Countdown to Christmas and Hallmark Films & Mysteries’ Christmas miracles.
For the first time, the company’s streaming service, Hallmark Movies Now or “Movies and Mistletoe,” will also release two original Christmas movies.
Candace Cameron Bure, also known as the Queen of Hallmark, recently teased Us weekly exclusively that her partner in her 2021 film is the one she hoped to work with – and now it’s been revealed that he’s actually someone she’s worked with before!
“I won’t tell you who it is, but I get [my dream Hallmark costar] for my Christmas movie this year, ”she said We in August.
The actress, 45, will star alongside John brotherton – her Fuller house partner ! – in Christmas contest. The Washington native, 41, played the role of DJ lover Matt Harmon in the Netflix series.
The holiday movie, which has yet to be given a premiere date, will follow exes Lara and Ben as they enter a Christmas contest to win money for charity. “The city is watching them fight and choose what is most important, victory or love,” the synopsis read. Barbara niven, best known for her role in Chesapeake Ribs, also stars.
Christmas contest isn’t the only reunion fans will see on Hallmark this season.
Christmas house 2: take down these rooms will bring back the Mitchell brothers to see who can create the best Christmas house. Robert buckley, Ana Ayora, Jonathan bennett and Brad harder to recover. Christmas house, which aired in November 2020, was the first Hallmark film to feature a same-sex couple.
Brandon routh, Kimberley Sustad and Gregory Harrison will also meet this year in The nine Christmas kittens, reprising their roles from the 2014 hit, The Nine Lives of Christmas.
Other familiar Hallmark faces expected to return this season include Holly Robinson Peete, Danica McKellar, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Janel Parrish, Lea Thompson, Ryan Paevey, Alison Sweeney and the real sisters Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Ashley williams.
Unless noted otherwise, Hallmark Channel movies begin at 8 p.m. ET, while Hallmark Movies & Mysteries movies begin at 10 p.m. ET.
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