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[03/13/14 - 01:05 PM]
Hallmark Channel Celebrates Love and Romance Through "Countdown to Valentine's" with America's Most Heartfelt Movies and World Premieres
Beginning January 31 through February 14, the stuent will present a unique slate of 24-hour programming filled with fan-favorite romantic movies as well as five brand new original world premieres.

[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]

HALLMARK CHANNEL CELEBRATES LOVE AND ROMANCE THROUGH "COUNTDOWN TO VALENTINE'S" WITH AMERICA'S MOST HEARTFELT MOVIES AND WORLD PREMIERES

"Countdown To Valentine's" Presents 24-Hours of Romantic Movies And Four Original Movie World Premieres

In celebrating the season of love, Hallmark Channel, the nation's premier destination for holiday-themed programming, brings to millions "Countdown To Valentine's," an annual campaign that brings the magic of Valentine's Day to viewers nationwide beginning Saturday, January 31, 2015. As a brand that celebrates life's special moments and holidays year-round, Hallmark Channel will once again provide America's favorite heartfelt comedies and love stories during the most romantic time of the year. Beginning January 31st through February 14th, Hallmark Channel's "Countdown To Valentine's" will present a unique slate of 24-hour programming filled with fan-favorite romantic movies as well as five brand new original world premieres. As families, couples and loved ones gather together to celebrate, Hallmark Channel will bring the romance, laughter and entertainment into your homes to make "Countdown To Valentine's" the most special one yet.

"As the leader of original romance movies, Hallmark Channel provides heartfelt stories that are profound and resonate with our viewers," said Michelle Vicary, EVP, Programming for Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel. "Our audience actively looks to us for poignant programming and we are excited to gift our viewers with a robust slate of their favorite romantic movies including four original world premieres, to make the season of love better than ever," Vicary concluded.

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 86 million subscribers. Hallmark Channel is the nation's leading destination for quality family programming with an ambitious slate of TV movies; original scripted series, including Cedar Cove and When Calls the Heart; specials such as Kitten Bowl; as well as some of television's most beloved sitcoms and series, including The Golden Girls, The Waltons, Little House on the Prairie, and Frasier. The channel is also home to Daytime Emmy-nominated lifestyle program, Home & Family, a daily two-hour live show shot in a fully functional house located on the Universal Studios lot. Hallmark Channel's sibling network, Hallmark Movie Channel, available in HD and SD, focuses on family-friendly movies with a mix of original films, classic theatrical releases, and presentations from the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame library.

Crown Media Family Networks is the umbrella unit of Crown Media Holdings, Inc., which houses Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel. The company operates and distributes both channels in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) with Hallmark Channel available to 86 million subscribers in the U.S. and Hallmark Movie Channel in 53 million homes. Hallmark Channel is the nation's leading destination for quality family programming with an ambitious slate of original TV movies, specials such as Kitten Bowl, as well as some of television's most beloved sitcoms and series, including The Golden Girls, The Waltons, Little House on the Prairie, and Frasier. Hallmark Channel is also home to original scripted series, including Cedar Cove and When Calls the Heart, and Daytime Emmy-nominated lifestyle program, Home & Family, a daily two-hour live show shot in a fully functional house located on the Universal Studios California lot. Hallmark Movie Channel is one of America's fastest-growing cable networks and provides family-friendly movies with a mix of original films, classic theatrical releases, and presentations from the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame library. In addition, Crown Media Family Networks includes the online offerings of HallmarkChannel.com and HallmarkMovieChannel.com.

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