Hallmark Is Airing A Christmas Movie Marathon, Because We All Need A Little Christmas

Hallmark Channel’s 10th Anniversary of Countdown to Christmas kickoff event in Beverly Hills, CA with Tony and Emmy Award winner, Kristin Chenoweth along with Hallmark Channel super stars of Christmas Candace Cameron Bure and Lacey Chabert premiere screening of “A Christmas Love Story." Photo: Candace Cameron Bure, Lacey Chabert, Kristin Chenoweth, Michelle Vicary Credit: ©2019 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Alexx Henry/Alexx Henry Studios, LLC

Hallmark fans, in coronavirus quarantines everywhere, have been asking the network to start airing Christmas movies to help during this difficult time. The most romantic network on television has responded: They are having a Christmas movie marathon, because we all need a little Christmas right now. What are all the details?

Hallmark Christmas Movies Are Back!

First of all, Hallmark Christmas movie fans know that nothing feels better than a cozy movie to sit back and enjoy with the whole family. Most of all, viewers want songs, and skating. Hallmark Christmas fans want to see stories that include baking cookies and decorating a tree. In the same vein, Hallmark fans want to feel the comfort and security that Hallmark Christmas movies bring. Furthermore, that is why viewers littered all of the Hallmark social media and fan sites with requests to air Christmas movies all day.

According to Deadline, Hallmark is airing Christmas movies for an entire weekend, starting on Friday, March 20, and will end on Sunday, March 22. Subsequently, they will go non-stop, with just a short movie pause on Saturday evening.

What Christmas Movies Are Airing?

Certainly, Hallmark Christmas fans will be happy to see some favorites from the 2019 Christmas season. These movies include many TV Shows Ace favorites, including Lacey Chabert in Christmas In Rome, Jesse Metcalfe and Autumn Reeser reuniting in Christmas Under The Stars, the heartwarming Write Before Christmas and Hallmark hunk, Ryan Paevey in Christmas At The Plaza.

Secondly, there are also some older Hallmark fan favorite movies including Katrina Law in The Snow Bride, Lacey again in Pride, Prejudice & Mistletoe and Candace Cameron Bure in a cornucopia of Christmas movies from Christmas Town, to Switched At Christmas and even A Shoe Addict’s Christmas.

Moreover, the Hallmark Christmas movie marathon starts on Friday, March 20, at 12 p.m., with A Christmas Detour. Above all, this Christmas movie marathon is going to be going round the clock, so have cookies and hot chocolate ready for some family fun! After that, sit back and enjoy a festive movie marathon.

However, there will be a Hallmark Christmas Movie break with In The Key of Love. As TV Shows Ace reported, it will premiere on Saturday, March 21 at 9 p.m. Eastern. On the other hand, it should be noted that the premier date for Adventures In Love And Babysitting has moved to April 21, at 8 p.m. Eastern Time.

Friday March 20 Hallmark Christmas Movies

  • A Christmas Detour, starring Candace Cameron Bure (Full House) and Paul Greene (WCTH) kicks off the Hallmark Christmas marathon at 12 p.m. Eastern.
  • Holiday Date, starring Brittany Bristow (Rising Suns) and Matt Cohen (General Hospital) mixes Christmas traditions with Hanukkah, airing at 2 p.m. Eastern.
  • A Christmas Love Story stars Kristin Chenoweth (Glee) in her first Hallmark movie, along with Scott Wolf (V), airing at 4 p.m. Eastern.
  • Mingle All The Way stars Jen Lilley (Days) and Brant Daugherty (Pretty Little Liars) and Lindsay Wagner (The Bionic Woman), airing at 6 p.m. Eastern.
  • Christmas Under Wraps stars Candace Cameron Bure and David O’Donnell, airing at 8 p.m. Eastern
  • Crown For Christmas stars Danica McKellar and Rupert Penry-Jones (Black Sails), in this Hallmark Christmas fan favorite, that airs at 10 p.m. Eastern.

SATURDAY, MARCH 21 Hallmark Christmas Movies 

  • The Christmas Cottage stars Merritt Patterson (Forever In My Heart) and Steve Lund (Reign) kicks off at 12 a.m. Eastern.
  • A Royal Christmas stars Lacey Chabert, along with Stephan Hagan (Against The Dark) and Jane Seymour (East Of Eden), airing at 2 a.m. Eastern.
  • Marry Me At Christmas stars Rachel Skarsten (Reign) and Trevor Donovan (90210), airing at 3:30 a.m. Eastern.
  • A Very Merry Mix-Up stars the ubiquitous Alicia Witt and Mark Wiebe, airing at 5 a.m. Eastern.
  • Christmas At Graceland: Home For The Holidays stars Adrian Grenier (Entourage) and Kaitlin Doubleday (Nashville) airs at 7 a.m. Eastern.
  • Snow Bride stars Katrina Law, Jordan Belfi (Surrogates) and Patricia Richardson (Home Improvement), airing at 9 a.m. Eastern.
  • Switched For Christmas stars Candace Cameron Bure as twins, Eion Bailey (Once Upon A Time),  Mark Deklin (Grace and Frankie) and Natasha Bure, airing at 11 a.m. Eastern.
  • Christmas at Dollywood stars: Danica McKellar (The Wonder Years), Niall Matter (Eureka), and Dolly Parton, airing at 1 p.m. Eastern.
  • The Nine Lives of Christmas stars Brandon Routh (Superman Returns) and Kimberly Sustad (A Bride for Christmas), airing at 3 p.m. Eastern
  • Christmas at the Plaza stars Ryan Paevey (Unleashing Mr. Darcy) and Elizabeth Henstridge (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), airing at 5 p.m. Eastern.
  • Christmas Town stars Candace Cameron Bure and Tim Rozon (Schitt’s Creek), a favorite from 2019, airing at 7 p.m. Eastern.

Sunday March 22 Christmas Movie Marathon

  • Picture A Perfect Christmas stars Merritt Patterson (The Christmas Cottage) and Jon Cor (Shadowhunters) at 12 a.m. Eastern.
  • The Sweetest Christmas stars Lacey Chabert and Lea Coco (Queen Sugar), airing at 2 a.m. Eastern.
  • Coming Home For Christmas stars Danica McKellar and Neal Bledsoe (The Mysteries of Laura), airing at 4 a.m. Eastern.
  • Christmas Wishes & Mistletoe Kisses stars Jill Wagner (Murder 101) and Matthew Davis (Legacies) and Donna Mills (Knots Landing), airing at 6 a.m. Eastern.
  • Pride, Prejudice & Mistletoe stars Hallmark favs Lacey Chabert and Brendan Penny (Chesapeake Shores), airing at 8 a.m. Eastern.
  • Christmas in Evergreen: Tidings of Joy stars a huge cast, including Paul Greene (WCTH) and Maggie Lawson (Psych), airing at 10 a.m. Eastern.
  • A Shoe Addict’s Christmas stars Candace Cameron Bure, Luke Macfarlane, and Jean Smart (Designing Women), airing at 12 p.m. Eastern.
  • Christmas Under the Stars pairs up Jesse Metcalfe and Autumn Reeser again. Most importantly it also stars Clarke Peters (The Wire), airing at 2 p.m. Eastern.
  • Write Before Christmas is a feel good Hallmark Christmas movie. This stars Torrey DeVitto (Chicago Med), Chad Michael Murray (Riverdale), Grant Show (Dynasty) and Lolita Davidovich (How to Get Away with Murder). It will be airing at 4 p.m. Eastern.
  • Christmas In Rome ends the Hallmark Christmas movie marathon. This stars Lacey Chabert and Sam Page (The Bold Type), airing at 6 p.m. Easter.

In short, Hallmark Christmas movie fan, have you found some old favorite movies? Or have you found that there are a few that you have never seen before? Above all, how are you going to celebrate your Hallmark Christmas movie marathon weekend?

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Georgia Makitalo

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