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HolidayHallmark’s Countdown to Christmas 2023 lineup is out and it looks spectacular! Here is the second batch of new Christmas movies from the network.

The Hallmark Channel is going all out for the holidays. That’s no surprise. But if the cooler weather has got you thinking about curling up under a blanket with a big mug full of hot chocolate and loaded with marshmallows (the little ones, of course) to watch your favorite Hallmark Christmas movies, you are in luck! And you don’t have to wait until after Thanksgiving to watch strangers fall in love in a small town.

Hallmark’s Countdown to Christmas movies has become a staple in the homes of so many people over the years. These are movies that make you smile and feel good about the world. Are they realistic? Maybe not always. But they do offer hope. It is a wonderful escape to fall into one of these small towns (like Yuletide Springs) and fall in love with the real estate agent or mechanic.

The formula is simple.

You usually see someone from the big city wind up in a small town and get stuck there for one reason or another. While they fight the new change of pace at first, it quickly becomes charming to them … as they also fall in love with one of the local “townies.” Santa often makes an appearance, but even when he’s not on-screen, you know his magic is at hand when you see the leading couple kiss for the first time. Ahhhh … get ready to snuggle with the love in your life, whether it’s your spouse or partner, best friend, kid, or pet. Hallmark’s Countdown to Christmas 2023 is meant to be shared.

Hallmark’s Countdown to Christmas

It all kicks off on October 20th. You’ll see some of your classic Hallmark Christmas flicks and 40 all-new originals! (Scroll down to get a glimpse of them all!)


  • Christmas Island

    Saturday, November 11 8/7c


    HFPA & InStyle's 2014 TIFF Celebration - Arrivals - 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

    (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

    Hallmark Channel And Hallmark Movies And Mysteries Winter 2018 TCA Press Tour - Arrivals

    (Photo by Michael Tran/Getty Images)

    Here it is. The snowstorm movie. Kate’s (Skarsten) flight is diverted and she has to team up with the air traffic controller (Walker) to secure her dream job.


  • A Heidelberg Holiday

    Sunday, November 12 8/7c


    Hallmark Media Celebrates A Star-Studded Kickoff Of 'Countdown To Christmas' With A Special Screening Of "A Holiday Spectacular" Featuring The World Famous Rockettes

    (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Hallmark Media)

    Heidi is offered a dream opportunity to sell her glass ornaments at a prestigious Christmas Market in Germany. While there, she connects with handsome Lukas (Brossier) who helps her reconnect with her lost heritage.

  • Navigating Christmas

    Friday, November 17 8/7c

    Starring: Chelsea Hobbs, Stephen Huszar

    Hollywood Life's 11th Annual Young Hollywood Awards - Arrivals

    (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

    Melanie (Hobbs) and her son retreat to a remote island for Christmas – only to find themselves running a lighthouse. The owner, by the way, is super handsome (Huszar).

  • A Merry Scottish Christmas

    Saturday, November 18 8/7c

    Starring: Lacey Chabert, Scott Wolf

    37th Annual Annie Awards - Arrivals

    (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

    25th Annual Critics' Choice Awards - Arrivals

    (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

    Don’t get too excited – in this movie Lacey and Scott and brother and sister. BUT Lindsay (Chabert) and Brad (Wolf) do have a secret that gets revealed on their trip to Scotland.

  • Holiday Hotline

    Sunday, November 19 8/7c

    Starring: Emily Tennant, Niall Matter

    Love is in the air and the airwaves in this Hallmark offering. Abby (Tennant) works at a cooking hotline and makes a connection with “John” (Matter). Turns out, Abby is falling in love with him in real life!

  • Catch Me If You Claus

    Thursday, November 23 8/7c


    Disney & ABC Television Group's TCA Summer Press Tour - Arrivals

    (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)

    19th Annual "A Night At Sardi's" Fundraiser And Awards Dinner - Red Carpet

    (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

    Avery (Ricci) gets her big break to host her station’s Christmas morning newscast. Her dream becomes a nightmare when she captures an intruder in her home claiming to be Chris (Macfarlane).

  • Letters to Santa

    Friday, November 24 6/5c


    Premiere Of "The Filth"

    (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

    2017 CW Upfront

    (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

    Leclerk and de la Fuente play parents who have split from their family. Their young children get a magic pen from Santa and they use it to write a magical letter to bring their parents back together.

  • Holiday Road

    Friday, November 24 8/7c


    SCAD TVFEST 2023 – “The Watchful Eye”

    (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for SCAD)

    You can always count on Hallmark to strand folks at an airport. In Holiday Road, a group of strangers, stranded at the airport, agree to share a rented van and road trip to Denver. What could possibly go wrong? What could possibly go right? (wink wink)

  • Christmas in Notting Hill

    Saturday, November 25 6/5c


    "Land Of Dreams" Premiere - 2022 Tribeca Festival

    (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Tribeca Festival)

    Moseley plays a famous soccer star who has always been too busy for love. Georgia (Ramos) is an American visiting Notting Hill for Christmas and might just find her way into his heart.

  • Haul Out the Holly: Lit Up

    Saturday, November 25 8/7c

    Starring: Lacey Chabert, Wes Brown, Stephen Tobolowsky, Melissa Peterman, Ellen Travolta, Seth Morris, Jennifer Aspen

    34th Annual GLAAD Media Awards Los Angeles - Arrivals

    (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images)

    2018 Hallmark Channel Summer TCA - Red Carpet

    (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)

    “This Christmas, Evergreen Lane is going to sleigh.” Maybe you can relate to this neighborhood of Christmas cheer. But when a house on the block goes up for sale and the new owners are holiday royalty, everyone steps up their game.

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