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Hallmark Sets its Holiday Movie Lineup for 2018

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Hallmark Movies & Mysteries announced the network’s upcoming slate of original premieres for the “Miracles of Christmas” holiday event this year. The lineup includes 14 new, original holiday movies airing in November and December to help viewers get excited for the holiday season. The holiday celebration is scheduled to begin on Friday, October 26th this year.

This year’s movies include stars; Christina Milian, Alicia Witt, Eloise Mumford and Kathie Lee Gifford. The schedule also includes “A Godwink Christmas” from the bestselling Godwinks book series by Squire Rushnell and wife Louise DuArt, who executive produce with longtime friend Kathie Lee Gifford, who stars in the movie as well. “Christmas on Honeysuckle Lane” starring Alicia Witt, and “Gift of Love,” also detailing the miraculous and heartfelt true story of love and survival.

The first movie is on November 4th and is called “Marrying Father Christmas”. The original movie will star Erin Krakow (“When Calls the Heart,” “Army Wives”), Niall Matter (“Eureka,” “Remedy”), and Wendie Malick (“Hot in Cleveland,” “BoJack Horseman”). On November 11th there will be “A Veteran’s Christmas” with Eloise Mumford (Fifty Shades Freed, “Chicago Fire”), and Sean Faris (“Pretty Little Liars,” then “A Godwink Christmas” on November 17th with Kimberly Sustad (“Chesapeake Shores,” “Witches of East End”), Paul Campbell (“Sun, Sand & Romance,” “Battlestar Galactica”), and Kathie Lee Gifford (“Today,” “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce”) .

November 18th-20th will have a movie each night. “Return to Christmas Creek” starts things off with Tori Anderson (“Blindspot”), Stephen Huszar (“The Flash”), Steven Weber (“13 Reasons Why,” “NCIS: New Orleans,” “Wings”), and Kari Matchett (“Covert Affairs,” “Invasion”); followed by “Christmas on Honeysuckle Lane” with Alicia Witt (“Twin Peaks,” “Nashville”), and Colin Ferguson (“Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove,” “Eureka”); and finally on November 20th there is “Hope at Christmas” with Scottie Thompson (“12 Monkeys”), and Ryan Paevey (“General Hospital,” “Marrying Mr. Darcy”).

The original movie “Welcome to Christmas” lands on November 25th to close out the month, the film stars Eric Mabius (“Ugly Betty,” “Signed, Sealed, Delivered”), and Jennifer Finnigan (“Salvation,” “Walking the Dog”)

In December, “Northern Lights of Christmas” starts things off on December 2nd, the film stars Ashley Williams (“The Jim Gaffigan Show,” “How I Met Your Mother”), and Corey Sevier (“Mistresses”), with “Memories of Christmas” on December 8th starring Christina Milian (“Grandfathered”), and Mark Taylor (“American Gothic”).

The movies “Once Upon a Christmas Miracle” on December 9th and “Time for Me to Come Home for Christmas” on December 15th have not revealed their stars yet. Hallmark also hasn’t confirmed the cast list for “Small Town Christmas” or “Christmas Bells are Ringing”. We do know that “Reunited at Christmas” on December 16th will feature Nikki DeLoach (“Awkward,” “The Perfect Catch”), and Mike Faiola (“Awkward,” “Yellowstone”).

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