Great American Family: The Full 2022 Christmas Movie Schedule

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Great American Family has announced its 2022 Great American Christmas Schedule.

We have all the details, including when Great American Christmas starts, how many movies they will premiere, and who is starring in each movie.

Great American Family Announces 2022 Great American Christmas Schedule

On Thursday, Variety reported that Great American Family announced the titles and schedule for their 18 2022 Great American Christmas movies.

Firstly, their annual holiday programming event kicks off on Friday, October 21. Great American Family will air Christmas movies 24/7 til the end of the year.  

Returning for Great American Christmas includes Daniel Lissing, Merritt Patterson, Jill Wagner, Cameron Mathison, Jen Lilley, Danica McKellar, Neal Bledsoe, Cindy Busby, Jessica Lowndes, Shae Robins, Casey Elliott, and Jillian Murray.

There are some new faces for 2022. They include Andrea Barber, Dan Payne, Marc Blucas, Jennifer Freeman, Joseph Cannata, Garrett Watson, Jesse Hutch, Paul Greene, Gladys Knight, and Candace Cameron Bure.  

What are the titles of the movies that Great American Family will air in 2022?

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Used with Great American Family’s permission

Great American Christmas October Movies

Destined at Christmas premieres on Saturday, October 22, at 8 p.m., Eastern. This stars Shae Robins and Casey Elliott.

Kim and Theo meet amid Black Friday shopping madness but there’s a definite spark between them. When a power outage causes some panic at a store, the couple gets separated. With Christmas coming, there should be plenty of distractions, but neither Kim nor Theo can forget the other. Both yearn to find each other but how with so little information to go on? It’ll take a little Christmas magic and destiny to bring them back together.

Catering Christmas premieres on Saturday, October 29 at 8 p.m., Eastern. Moreover, this stars Merritt Patterson and Daniel Lissing.

Molly Frost is a caterer who needs one big success for her business to take off. She is thrilled when she is hired by Jean Harrison. This is her big break! Harrison is the director of the renowned Harrison Foundation. She has a reputation as a perfectionist. Most of all, the top clients always hire him. Best of all, this means Molly will be catering the annual Christmas Gala dinner. However, life and work get complicated when she meets Jean’s nephew, Carson. Carson is not interested in taking over his aunt’s business. But, she pressures him to make sure that the catering at this event is top-notch.  

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Great American Family’s November Christmas Movies

A Royal Christmas on Ice premieres on Saturday, November 5, at 8 p.m, Eastern. This stars Anna Marie Dobbins and Jonathan Stoddard,

A dashing prince escapes to America to blend in and escape the confinement of royal life. He has a business dream. Therefore, he heads to upstate New York. There, he meets a former Olympic ice skater, and he is hooked.  

Love At the Christmas Contest premieres on Sunday, November 6, at 8 p.m., Eastern. In addition, this stars Samantha Cope and Ross Jirgl.

Normally, Angie’s favorite part of Christmas was the Christmas Tree lighting in the town square. However, this is her first holiday without her mom. Therefore, Angie isn’t up to celebrating. This all changes when she learns that her mom’s unfulfilled wish was to with the tree decorating contest. She always wanted her tree to be the one lit up on Christmas Eve. Now, Angie decides that winning this would be the perfect way to honor her mother. But, she was never expecting to run into some stiff competition. Her high school sweetheart, David, and his daughter, Gabby are also entering this contest.  

A Merry Christmas Wish premieres on Saturday, November 12, at 8 p.m., Eastern. This stars Jill Wagner and Cameron Mathison.

Although she came home to sell the family farm, a big city advertising exec reconnects with a childhood friend. The two get involved in organizing the Winter Wonderland festival.

My Best Friend’s Christmas premieres on Sunday, November 13 at 8 p.m., Eastern. This stars  Breanne Hill and Colton Little.

A woman returns to her hometown and discovers her ex is already serious with someone else. Now, she needs a fake boyfriend for the holidays. Thankfully, her best friend is willing to step in and fill that spot.

 Christmas At Pine Valley premieres on Saturday, November 19, at 8 p.m. Eastern. This Great American Family movie stars Kristina Cole and Andrew Biernat.

Natalie is the owner of a successful farm and home goods store that garners the attention of a major magazine. The magazine sends a reporter named Josh to profile Natalie’s company thinking it’s a family-run business. Little does he know that Natalie’s business is run by her with the help of longtime family friends. Knowing how much the article will help the struggling farm, Natalie must convince Josh that her “family” and Christmas traditions are all real.

My Favorite Christmas Tree premieres on Sunday, November 20, at 8 p.m., Eastern. This stars Emma Johnson and Giles Panton.

Kyla is a skilled genealogy researcher who’s made a thriving business of putting together family trees. When she comes across new information regarding her mother’s mysterious extended family, Kyla and her sister travel to the charming town of Conifer, hoping to piece together their ancestry. The search leads Kyla to a generations-old Christmas tree farm, its stubborn, handsome owner – and potentially, love.

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Christmas at the Drive-In premieres on Friday, November 25 at 8 p.m., Eastern. In addition, this movie stars Danica McKellar and Neal Bledsoe.

The town’s drive-in theatre is in trouble. Therefore, a  property lawyer tries to save it, despite finding romance with that very man who wants to tear it down. 

I’m Glad It’s Christmas premieres on Saturday, November 26, at 8 p.m., Eastern. This musical movie stars Jessica Lowndes, Paul Greene, and Gladys Knight.

An aspiring Broadway singer is convinced to participate in a small-scale production for her local Christmas celebration. Along the way, she finds hope and unexpected mentorship toward her dream career. But will her professional success come at the cost of her chance at love?

Candace Cameron Bure Presents: A Christmas…Present premiering on Sunday, November 27, at 8 p.m., Eastern. This movie stars Starring Candace Cameron Bure and Marc Blucas.

Maggie and Eric are busy people. They have high-stakes careers and two very active teenagers. However, Maggie’s brother just lost his wife, and this is their first holiday without her. Therefore, the two families celebrate together. But, each family celebrates differently, and Maggie struggles with the need to remain busy. But her brother shows her the wisdom of taking it slow and enjoying each moment. 

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Great American Family December Movies

Christmas on Candy Cane Lane premieres on Saturday, December 3, at 8 p.m. Eastern. This stars Andrea Barber and Dan Payne.

Ivy struggles with the long shadow cast by her late mother, Muriel, the darling of Icicle Falls; head of the Candy Cane Lane Lights Extravaganza, owner of The Christmas Haus, and a former TV star known adoringly as the “Christmas Maven.” This Christmas, a series of comical and mysterious events bring the town together in a masterstroke of perfection only the “Christmas Maven2 herself could appreciate. A Candy Rock Entertainment production.

B&B Merry premieres on Sunday, December 4, at 9 p.m., Eastern. Moreover, this stars Jen Lilley and Jesse Hutch.

Renowned luxury travel blogger, Tracey Moore, is invited to a Christmastime getaway in exchange for a review of a small town B&B. Despite her initial reservations, she finds herself wanting to help the property… and falling for the owner’s handsome son, Graham, who helps her to learn that every experience can be five-star when shared with kindred spirits.

Big Box Christmas premieres on Friday, December 9, at 8 p.m., Eastern. In addition, this stars Jennifer Freeman and Garrett Watson.

Right before Christmas, a snowstorm strands an ex-couple at a superstore. Moreover, they have no cell service or Wi-Fi.

A Prince for the Holidays premieres on Saturday, December 10, at 8 p.m., Eastern. This stars Cindy Busby and Jilon VanOver.

To get her overbearing family off her back, Madison concocts a fake story that she is dating a European prince from a tiny nation. After the aspiring musician gets called on it, she convinces her co-worker Sebastian to pretend to be that fake royal boyfriend when she goes home to New Jersey. However, the joke is on Madison, as he really is royalty.

A Belgian Chocolate Christmas premieres on Sunday, December 11, at 8 p.m., Eastern. Moreover, this stars Jaclyn Hales and Zane Stephens.

During the holiday season, a photographer takes over her friend’s spot at a Belgian culinary school. She connects with the chocolatier who is teaching the course, but he doesn’t know who she is.

Don’t Miss The Final Weekend Of Great American Christmas Premieres

A Brush with Christmas Romance  premieres on Saturday, December 17, at 8 p.m., Eastern. In addition, Jillian Murray and Joseph Cannata star.

Over the week leading up to Christmas, Charlotte tries to capture her own unique style in the local art scene while also helping her mother run the family restaurant. Disheartened and struggling to find time for her art, Charlotte throws out her latest painting, only to discover that it has been anonymously submitted to the Christmas art festival. It turns out that Wyatt, a visiting artist, stumbled upon her discarded work and is now using the festival’s exposure to find its mysterious creator who has stolen his heart with her craft.

The Art of Christmas premieres on Sunday, December 18, at 8 p.m., Eastern. In this final Great American Christmas movie Brigitte Kingsley and Joe Towne star.

Struggling artist Liv James watches her work go up in flames after a gallery disaster. How can she make ends meet? Now, she is forced to take a job at an elementary school. There, she learns about what she wants, and who she is. Best of all, she also finds romance.

Are you ready for Great American Family’s 2022 holiday movies?

Georgia Makitalo


  1. we just watched A Hot Cocos Christmas and would very much like to know the city where it was filmed.

    thank you

    1. Hello there, it was filmed in Bucharest, the capital city of Romania, on the banks of the Dâmbovița River and north of the Danube River.

      Michael Damian (Danny from Young and the Restless) was the director.

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