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[10/06/10 - 06:09 AM]
Hallmark Channel's 'Christmas in Canaan' Wins 'Best Show or Series: Family Friendly' at CableFAX Program Awards
Plus: Billy Ray Cyrus has signed on to star in the sequel which will premiere in 2011.

[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]

HALLMARK CHANNEL'S 'CHRISTMAS IN CANAAN' WINS 'BEST SHOW OR SERIES: FAMILY FRIENDLY' AT CABLEFAX PROGRAM AWARDS; BILLY RAY CYRUS TO REPRISE ROLE IN SEQUEL PREMIERING IN 2011

'Debbie Macomber's Mrs. Miracle,' Highest-Rated Hallmark Channel Original Movie 2009, Earns Honorable Mention; Doris Roberts' Sequel To Premiere November 27

The Hallmark Channel Original Movie "Christmas in Canaan" was named "Best Show or Series: Family Friendly" at the 3rd annual CableFAX Program Awards gala luncheon in NYC and the network announced that Billy Ray Cyrus has signed on to star in the sequel which will premiere in 2011. "Christmas in Canaan" was the second highest-rated Hallmark Channel Original Movie for 2009.

"Christmas in Canaan" stars Billy Ray Cyrus as Daniel Burton, a farmer in Canaan, TX, during the civil rights movement who forces his young son to spend time with his black classmate, leading to an unexpected friendship. As the years pass and racial tensions in their town build, an unforgettable Christmas will teach the boys the importance of hope and the true meaning of family.

CableFAX awarded an Honorable Mention to the Hallmark Channel Original Movie, "Debbie Macomber's Mrs. Miracle" starring five-time Emmy(R) Award winner Doris Roberts as Mrs. Miracle, who brings her brand of magic to struggling single dad Seth Webster (James Van Der Beek) just in time for the Christmas. Doris Roberts and Debbie Macomber have partnered for a sequel to Hallmark Channel's highest-rated film of 2009. The Hallmark Channel Original Movie "Debbie Macomber's Call Me Mrs. Miracle" has its World Premiere, Saturday, November 27 (8 p.m. ET/PT, 7C).

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Hallmark Channel, owned and operated by Crown Media Holdings, Inc., is a 24-hour basic cable network that provides a diverse slate of high-quality entertainment programming available in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) to a national audience of 90 million subscribers. The top tier program service is distributed through more than 5,450 cable systems and communities as well as direct-to-home satellite services across the country. Hallmark Channel is the nation's leading network in providing quality family programming with an ambitious slate of original TV movies, general entertainment and home and lifestyle content. Hallmark Channel's sibling network is Hallmark Movie Channel, also available in HD and SD, which focuses on family-friendly movies with a mix of classic theatrical films, presentations from the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame library, original Hallmark Channel movies and special events.





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· CHRISTMAS IN CANAAN (HALLMARK)
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[04/01/15 - 10:49 AM]
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[04/01/15 - 10:30 AM]
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[04/01/15 - 09:31 AM]
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[04/01/15 - 08:38 AM]
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