The Complete Hallmark Christmas Movie Schedule for 2021




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It’s time to deck the halls and ramp up the Christmas spirit with Hallmark’s Countdown to Christmas and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Miracles of Christmas Schedules both going on now. Whether you’ve waited until now that it’s socially acceptable to start watching Christmas movies, or if you’re a die hard holiday movie fanatic who’s already been watching year round, we won’t judge you as you dive into these heart warming, cliche, and romantic movies that are just drenched in holiday spirit.

Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas Schedule

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You, Me and the Christmas Trees
Stars: Danica McKellar, Benjamin Ayres, Jason Hervey
Logline: “Olivia is Connecticut’s resident expert on evergreens who, just days before the holiday, agrees to help Jack, a fourth-generation Christmas tree farmer in Avon. A mysterious illness has befallen their firs, causing them to die out and threatening his family’s 100-year business. As Olivia tries to get to the root of the problem and extends her stay in town, she and Jack spend more time together and feelings begin to develop.”

Boyfriends of Christmas Past
Stars: Catherine Haena Kim, Raymond Ablack, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee
Logline: “Leading up to Christmas, marketing executive Lauren is visited by the ghosts of four ex-boyfriends. She must learn to open her heart or risk losing her best friend, Nate.”

The Santa Stakeout
Stars: Tamera Mowry-Housley, Paul Campbell, Joe Pantoliano
Logline: “Tanya is a police detective who is reluctantly partnered with fellow detective Ryan to solve a recent string of heists taking place during high-profile holiday parties around town. They go undercover as newlyweds Tasha and Rupert, moving into the vacant house next to Mr. Miller, the jovial chair of the community’s Christmas committee…and the prime suspect in the case. As Tanya and Ryan partake in the neighborhood’s holiday happenings to keep up appearances and crack the case, they get swept up in Christmas. Before they know it, their cover story as a couple in love starts to become reality.”

Christmas in Harmony
Stars: Ashleigh Murray, Luke James, Loretta Devine, Michelle Williams, Basil Wallace
Logline: “Harmony is tricked into auditioning for the Holiday Chorus — directed by an ex-boyfriend. By Christmas Eve, they could be harmonizing in the key of love.”

Coyote Creek Christmas
Stars: Janel Parrish, Ryan Paevey
Logline: “A ‘Christmas Around the World’ party helps two people find love at home.”

Christmas Sail
Stars: Katee Sackhoff, Patrick Sabongui, Terry O’Quinn
Logline: “When Liz returns home to take care of her estranged father, she is determined to give her daughter a perfect Christmas and reconnects with her best friend.”

Gingerbread Miracle
 Merritt Patterson, Jon Ecker
Logline: “Two old friends from high school work together over Christmas to sell his uncle’s Mexican bakery famous for its magical gingerbread cookies that grants wishes.”

Next Stop, Christmas
Time: 8 p.m. ET/PT on The Hallmark Channel
Stars: Lyndsy Fonseca, Chandler Massey, Lea Thompson, Christopher Lloyd
Logline: “Angie wonders what her life would be like if she had married a former boyfriend who became a famous sportscaster. She takes the train home to spend Christmas with her family and inexplicably finds herself 10 years in the past. With the advice of the train’s enigmatic conductor, Angie has the chance to revisit that Christmas and learn what — and who — is truly important to her.”

A Christmas Treasure
Time: 8 p.m. ET/PT on The Hallmark Channel
Stars: Jordin Sparks, Michael Xavier
Logline: “After opening a 100-year-old time capsule and meeting a charming chef, Lou questions whether or not she should move to New York after Christmas and further her writing career.”

Friday, Nov. 12

Open By Christmas
Time: 8 p.m. ET/PT on The Hallmark Channel
Stars: Alison Sweeney, Erica Durance, Brennan Elliott
Logline: “When Nicky finds an unopened Christmas card from a high school secret admirer, she and her best friend Simone search to find and thank the anonymous author.”

Saturday, Nov. 13

My Christmas Family Tree
Time: 8 p.m. ET/PT on The Hallmark Channel
Stars: Aimee Teegarden, Andrew Walker, James Tupper
Logline: “When Vanessa receives the results from her Family Tree DNA test, she discovers a family she didn’t know existed and travels to their home for Christmas.”

Sunday, Nov. 14

A Holiday in Harlem
8 p.m. ET/PT on The Hallmark Channel
Stars: Olivia Washington, Will Adams, Tina Lifford
Logline: “After her grandmother, Mama Belle, turns away her usual gift delivery, expecting ‘presence over presents,’ jetsetting executive Jazmin heads uptown to Harlem for a quick visit. However, when Mama Belle is injured, Jazmin agrees to stay in the neighborhood and take over co-chairing their block’s annual Christmas Jamboree with her old best friend Caleb. A successful corporate fixer, Jazmin expects the job to be easy but quickly finds that she has a lot to learn about the community and her heart.”

Friday, Nov. 19

Nantucket Noel
8 p.m. ET/PT on The Hallmark Channel
Stars: Trevor Donovan, Sarah Power
Logline: “During the Seaside Noel celebrations, Christin learns of a developer who is planning to tear down the wharf that is home to her toy store. Tensions rise as she falls for the developer’s son, Andy.”

Saturday, Nov. 20

A Christmas Together with You
Time: 8 p.m. ET/PT on The Hallmark Channel
Stars: Harry Lennix, Laura Vandervoort, Niall Matter
Logline: “During the Christmas season, Megan and her father-figure Frank head out on a road trip to find his long-lost love. Along the way, Megan finds the love of her own life.”

Sunday, Nov. 21

A Kiss Before Christmas
Time: 8 p.m. ET/PT on The Hallmark Channel
Stars: James Denton, Teri Hatcher, Marilu Henner
Logline: “When nice-guy Ethan casually wishes his life had taken a different course, he wakes up the next day to find nothing is the same – he’s not married to his wife Joyce, he doesn’t have two teenaged kids and he’s CEO of his company. If he wants to reclaim his original life and the family he loves, he must convince Joyce he’s telling the truth and win her over…and he only has until Christmas Day.”

Thursday, Nov. 25

The Nine Kittens of Christmas
Time: 8 p.m. ET/PT on The Hallmark Channel
Stars: Brandon Routh, Kimberley Sustad, Gregory Harrison
Logline: “Cat lovers Zachary and Marilee are thrown back together at Christmas when they’re tasked with finding homes for a litter of adorable kittens.”

Friday, Nov. 26

Christmas CEO
6 p.m. ET/PT on The Hallmark Channel (Merry Thanksgiving Weekend)
Stars: Marisol Nichols, Paul Greene
Logline: “A small toy company CEO gets a once in a lifetime offer to merge with a mega toy company but will need her estranged ex-business partner’s signature to seal the deal. What he helps her rediscover will change both of their lives.”

An Unexpected Christmas
 8 p.m. ET/PT on The Hallmark Channel  (Merry Thanksgiving Weekend)
Stars: Bethany Joy Lenz, Tyler Hynes, 
Logline: “A writer convinces his ex-girlfriend to pose as a couple for Christmas.”

Saturday, Nov. 27

Making Spirits Bright
Time: 6 p.m. ET/PT on The Hallmark Channel (Merry Thanksgiving Weekend)
Stars: Taylor Cole, Carlo Marks
Logline: “The son & daughter of rival holiday decorating families help mend their fathers’ decades-old feud, finding romance along the way as they compete in the town’s holiday decorating contest.”

Christmas at Castle Hart
 8 p.m. ET/PT on The Hallmark Channel
Stars: Lacey Chabert, Stuart Townsend
Logline: “Brooke Bennett goes to Ireland for Christmas to search for her Irish roots. While there, she meets Aiden Hart, Earl of Glaslough. Mistaken for an elite event planner, she’s hired to host his castle’s epic Christmas party.”

Sunday, Nov. 28

Christmas in Tahoe
Time: 6 p.m. ET/PT on The Hallmark Channel  (Merry Thanksgiving Weekend)
Stars: Laura Osnes, Kyle Selig, Pat Monahan, George Lopez
Logline: “To save her family hotel’s Christmas show, talent booker Claire must ask for help from her ex-boyfriend Ryan, the lead guitarist of a now-famous band that fired her as their manager years ago.”

The Christmas Contest
8 p.m. ET/PT on The Hallmark Channel (Merry Thanksgiving Weekend)
Stars: Candace Cameron Bure, John Brotherton, Barbara Niven
Logline: “Exes Lara and Ben compete in a Christmas contest to win money for the charity of their choosing. The city watches them battle and choose what is more important, victory or love.”

Friday, Dec. 3

Eight Gifts of Hannukkah
Time: 8 p.m. ET/PT on The Hallmark Channel
Stars: Inbar Lavi, Jake Epstein
Logline: “A woman journeys to find her secret admirer during Hanukkah”

Saturday, Dec. 4

A Very Merry Bridesmaid
Time: 8 p.m. ET/PT on The Hallmark Channel
Stars: Emily Osment, Casey Deidrick
Logline: “Leah’s 30th birthday is on Christmas Eve, the same day as her brother’s wedding. Her childhood crush is back in town for the wedding and he is determined to make sure her birthday does not go by the wayside.”

Sunday, Dec. 5

Sister Swap Part 1: A Hometown Holiday
Time: 8 p.m. ET/PT on The Hallmark Channel
 Kimberly Williams Paisley, Ashley Williams, Mark Deklin, Keith Robinson, Susan Yeagley, and Kevin Nealon
Logline: “In these interconnected movies, Jennifer and Meg Swift are sisters who couldn’t be closer despite living hours apart. Jennifer is in Salt Lake City, running a successful restaurant she started with her late husband and raising her teenaged son Simon. Meg stayed in their hometown of Hazelwood, helping their parents run the local bakery. This Christmas is the family’s first since the passing of Uncle Dave, who owned the town’s beloved theater, The Madison, where many memories were made over the years. When Jennifer and Simon return home for the holiday, they become wistful for one more Christmas at The Madison, despite that it’s for sale and in need of repairs. Meanwhile, Meg is helping Jennifer’s restaurant staff in Salt Lake prepare for a Christmas competition among local restaurants with the winner earning money for the charity of its choice. With the sisters switching cities leading up to the holiday, they find a new sense of purpose and discover what they both truly need in life and in love.”

Friday, Dec. 10

A Dickens of a Holiday
Time: 8 p.m. ET/PT on The Hallmark Channel
Stars: Kristoffer Polaha, Brooke D’Orsay
Logline: “To make the 100th anniversary of her hometown’s Victorian festival a success, Cassie invites action movie star and former high school classmate Jake to play Scrooge in A Christmas Carol.”

Saturday, Dec. 11

A Royal Queens Christmas
Time: 8 p.m. ET/PT on The Hallmark Channel
Stars: Megan Park, Julian Morris
Logline: “A prince finds his way to Queens during Christmas when a local woman enlists his help with a children’s Christmas show.”

Sunday, Dec. 12

Sister Swap Part 2: Christmas in the City
Time: 8 p.m. ET/PT on The Hallmark Channel
Stars: Kimberly Williams Paisley, Ashley Williams, Mark Deklin, Keith Robinson, Susan Yeagley, and Kevin Nealon
Logline: “Meg Swift comes to Salt Lake City from her hometown in Hazelwood to see her sister Jennifer, who runs a local restaurant in town. Still feeling the effects of losing their Uncle Dave, a change of scenery and a project to dive into is just what she needs. When Jennifer and her teenage son, Simon, return to Hazelwood home for a pre-holiday visit with their family, Meg offers to help Jennifer’s staff prepare for a competition among local restaurants that awards the winner money for the charity of its choice. As effusive Meg works alongside the more reserved Joe, the restaurant’s manager, the two find their differences are what make them a great team. Swapping cities with her sister leads Meg to her next chapter and also just might bring her an unexpected romance.”

Saturday, Dec. 18 

The Christmas House 2: Deck the Halls 
8 p.m. ET/PT on The Hallmark Channel
Stars: Robert Buckley, Ana Anyora, Jonathan Bennett, Sharon Lawrence, Treat Williams, Brad Harder
Logline: “The Mitchell brothers compete to see who can create the best Christmas House.”

Sunday, Dec. 19 

‘Tis the Season to be Merry
Time: 8 p.m. ET/PT on The Hallmark Channel
Stars: Rachael Leigh Cook, Travis Van Winkle, Karen Maina White
Logline: “Looking for a fresh angle to her book on relationships, Merry heads to snow-covered Vermont. She finds a new perspective and Christmas cheer with charismatic aid worker Chris.”

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Miracles of Christmas Schedule

Download the PDF Schedule Here

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Christmas in My Heart
Stars: Heather Hemmens, Luke Macfarlane, Sheryl Lee Ralph
Logline: “Concert violinist Beth tutors the daughter of reclusive country music star Sean to prep her for the holiday concert. They are joined through the connective power of music.”

The Christmas Promise
Time: 10 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Stars: Torrey DeVitto, Dylan Bruce, Patrick Duffy
Logline: “Nicole learns to deal with grief, with the help of her grandfather and a carpenter she hires to renovate the home that was once meant for her and her fiancé.”

Saturday, Nov. 6

Debbie Macomber’s A Mrs. Miracle Christmas
Time: 10 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Stars: Kaitlin Doubleday, Steve Lund, Caroline Rhea
Logline: “When a family faces loneliness and loss of faith, Mrs. Miracle swoops in to renew their Christmas Spirit, and they experience a holiday of heavenly proportions.”

Saturday, Nov. 13

One December Night
Time: 10 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Stars: Peter Gallagher, Bruce Campbell, Eloise Mumford, Brett Dalton
Logline: “Two music managers must put their history aside to oversee the televised reunion performance of their rock star fathers with a fractured past.”

Saturday, Nov. 20

Five More Minutes
Time: 10 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Stars: Nikki Deloach, David Haydn-Jones
Logline: “Inspired by Scotty McCreery’s song, “Five More Minutes,” a woman’s Christmas wish is answered in unexpected ways when her late grandfather’s journal turns up and reveals an untold romance.” 

Saturday, Nov. 27 

Time for Them to Come Home for Christmas
Time: 10 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Stars: Jessy Schram, Brendan Penny 
Logline: “During the holidays, a woman with amnesia catches a ride with her handsome nurse to investigate the only clue to her identity: a newspaper clipping for a Christmas Festival with a cryptic invitation.”

Saturday, Dec. 4

Our Christmas Journey
Time: 10 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Stars: Holly Robinson Peete, Lyriq Bent, Nik Sanchez
Logline: “As a single mom and her teenaged son with autism come to a crossroad during Christmas, she must learn to let go so he can flourish as she finds her own heart healing in unexpected ways.”

Saturday, Dec. 11

A Godwink Christmas: Miracle of Love
10 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Stars: Katherine Barrell, Alberto Frezza
Logline: “Now that Joy has completed her education, she’s ready to fulfill her dream of becoming a nurse and follow in her late mother’s footsteps. Back at home before the holiday and with no job on the horizon, Joy’s interest is piqued by a volunteer opportunity out of town. There, she meets Eric, who is also at a crossroads. As they become immersed in the effort to build a new home for a family at Christmas, Joy and Eric both find a new sense of purpose. Through a series of coincidences — or, Godwinks– and a medical miracle, they begin to believe in destiny.” 

Saturday, Dec. 18

Christmas for Keeps
Time: 10 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Stars: Ashley Newbrough, Ryan Rottman, Christa B. Allen, Marielle Scott
Logline: “At Christmastime, a close-knit group of childhood friends returns home after 10 years to take part in the celebration of life of their beloved high school teacher.”

Movies & Mistletoe

Thursday, Nov. 18

Every Time a Bell Rings
Time: Midnight on Hallmark Movies Now
Erin Cahill, Brittany Ishibashi, Ali Leibert, Wes Brown
Logline: “Three sisters reunite in their hometown of Natchez, MS at Christmas after a long time apart. They’re surprised to discover their late father had planned one last scavenger hunt for them to find the family’s wooden wishing bell, a beloved, annual holiday tradition when they were young. As they search for clues in the days leading up to Christmas, the trio visits local childhood haunts around Natchez that hold special meaning for them. In the process, their sisterly bond is rekindled and each learns an important lesson about what they want in life and in love.” 

Thursday, Dec. 2

Sugar Plum Twist
Time: Midnight on Hallmark Movies Now
Stars: Jamie Gray Hyder, Ektor Rivera, Laura Rosguer
Logline: “After failing to get the coveted role of the Sugar Plum Fairy in this year’s production of The Nutcracker, Vivíana Serrano, an aspiring ballerina, joins forces with Natalia, a retiree from the New York Ballet, to create a surprise reprise of the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy…with a Latin twist

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