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[09/04/19 - 06:03 AM]
Hallmark TV's Holiday Celebration in a League of Its Own Television's Most Celebrated, Top-Rated Christmas Program Event, "Countdown to Christmas," Special 10th Anniversary Edition, Begins October 25
The 10th Anniversary edition will showcase big stars from all areas of show business: Broadway, film, music, and television for the 2019 World Premiere of 24 all-new, original holiday movies.







THIS TIME OF YEAR (HMC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
12/5/19
STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series in the can
DESCRIPTION:
(from Hallmark Channel's press release, September 2019) Call it secret sauce. Each batch of holiday goodness individually, impeccably made. The mammoth success of Hallmark on TV's inviting Christmas programming, well, that is no longer a secret. Carefully crafted through the lens of the parent company's 110-year-old brand of care enough, emotional connections, and celebrating life's special moments, Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' original holiday movies are the industry's indisputable leader. The uniqueness, quality, brand, emotion, and star power cannot be matched. 85+ million viewers watch holiday programming on Hallmark's networks and Hallmark Channel ranks as #1 out of all networks - cable and broadcast - consistently in Q4. Hallmark's two flagship linear channels will premiere 40 new, original Christmas movies in 2019 with the commitment -- and differentiator - that every World Premiere will be a one-of-a-kind holiday gift for viewers. Beginning October 25, Hallmark Channel salutes 10 remarkable years of COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS, the #-1 rated program event on television. Holiday-themed movies had gone out of vogue and networks stopped making them until Hallmark Channel brought the genre back to television in 2009. COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS is "must-see TV" for tens of millions of Christmas enthusiasts, and Hallmark Channel is the holiday gold standard other networks seek to emulate. The 10th Anniversary edition of Hallmark Channel's COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS will showcase big stars from all areas of show business: Broadway, film, music, and television for the 2019 World Premiere of 24 all-new, original holiday movies. Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, the #2 network in all of cable throughout holiday, kicks off its heartwarming "Miracles of Christmas" program event on October 25, offering the biggest slate of holiday-themed original movies the network has ever produced. In 2019, 16 all-new, original movies celebrate beloved traditions that bring people together: acts of altruism, heroism, heart, and inspiration are central to the new films that make up Hallmark Movies & Mysteries 2019 Christmas event. Hallmark Movies & Mysteries also reveals it will extend the Hallmark on TV holiday footprint by offering its 2019 Christmas films on all-new nights - World Premieres on Thursday and Friday throughout the season.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Laura Osnes
· Stephen Huszar
CREW INFORMATION:
· ??? as DIR
· ??? as WRTR
GENRE(S):
· mow
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available