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Candace Cameron Bure Invites You to Celebrate Hallmark Channel's "Five-Nights Stuffed Full of Original Holiday Movies"
The event features five holiday movie premieres every night at 8:00/7:00c, anchored by the "blue sapphire" anniversary of Hallmark Hall of Fame - 65 years as TV's longest-running and most award-winning series of all time.

[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]


As families gather to prepare a mouthwatering Thanksgiving feast, Hallmark Channel gifts its viewers with "Five Nights Stuffed Full of Original Holiday Movies!" The network satisfies your craving of more original holiday movies with a Thanksgiving week full of stars including Melissa Joan Hart, Dean Cain, Taylor Cole, Alicia Witt, Oliver Hudson, Tom Skerritt and more. The event features five holiday movie premieres every night at 8 p.m., anchored by the "blue sapphire" anniversary of Hallmark Hall of Fame -- 65 years as TV's longest-running and most award-winning series of all time. The 255th episode of Hallmark Hall of Fame, "A Heavenly Christmas" starring Kristin Davis, Eric McCormack and Shirley MacLaine, features an anthemic and dramatic new show open and Glenn Close as series' new voice. Candace Cameron Bure hosts the Thanksgiving week celebration, concluding with a special presentation of her new original Christmas movie, "Journey Back to Christmas," on Sunday, November 27 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Gather your family for a week stuffed with love, laughs and adventure as Hallmark Channel fills your heart and home with the best in original holiday movies this season!

Below is a complete list of Hallmark Channel's Second Annual "Five-Nights Stuffed Full of Original Holiday Movies." Please note the premiere of "Journey Back to Christmas" has moved to Sunday, November 27 at 8 p.m. ET/PT and "Broadcasting Christmas" will premiere on Friday, November 25 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Thanks in advance for making the change to your editorial calendars.

'BROADCASTING CHRISTMAS' - Wednesday, November 23 (8 p.m. ET/PT)

Stars: Dean Cain ("Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman"), Melissa Joan Hart ("Melissa & Joey," "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch")

Meredith Martin (Hart) is an ambitious television anchor, aimed at climbing the ranks. When the prized position presents itself shortly before Christmas, Meredith is ready to leap. To her surprise, she discovers she has stiff competition with Nolan Barnes (Cain), the local TV anchor who is her near equal on another station. With such interest and support for both reporters, a contest is drawn up: for the two weeks leading up to Christmas, who can cover the best and most meaningful Christmas stories on the local news? Meredith and Nolan go toe to toe. The surprising turn of events is that Nolan and Meredith start to realize top prize is not really as important as they thought. The true meaning of Christmas and the heartfelt experiences that stand out in the stories they're covering challenge their career ambitions. This awakening also brings them into a connection they never saw coming as they start to fall in love.

'CHRISTMAS IN HOMESTEAD' - Thursday, November 24 (8 p.m. ET/PT)

Stars: Taylor Cole ("My Summer Prince," "The Originals"), Michael Rady

One of the most famous actresses in world (Cole) heads to the Christmas-obsessed town of Homestead, Iowa to shoot a holiday-themed. She is thrown for a loop when a romance brews between her and local inn keeper and single dad, Matt (Rady). As she gets a taste of small-town life and people who give of themselves without asking anything in return, she discovers the true meaning of Christmas.

'CHRISTMAS LIST' - Friday, November 25 (8 p.m. ET/PT)

Stars: Alicia Witt ("Nashville," "Justified"), Gabriel Hogan ("Heartland")

Isobel Gray (Witt) plans a storybook Christmas with her boyfriend (Hogan), including a snow-covered cottage in the Northwest, and a carefully composed bucket list of classic holiday traditions. But when the boyfriend goes AWOL, the list proves challenging and a tempting new romance turns her life upside down. Will Isobel have a White Christmas ending under the mistletoe?

'A HEAVENLY CHRISTMAS' - Saturday, November 26, (8 p.m. ET/PT)

Stars: Kristin Davis ("Sex & the City"), Eric McCormack ("Will & Grace," "Perception"), Shirley MacLaine ("Terms of Endearment")

Upon her untimely death, Eve Morgan (Davis), a workaholic finds herself tethered to her guardian angel (MacLaine) learning to become a Christmas angel in Heaven. Despite being the worst recruit in the history of Christmas, Eve is assigned the difficult task of helping a struggling singer Max (McCormack) use his musical gifts to heal old family wounds. As Max begins to overcome his issues, Eve begins to embrace the meaning of Christmas, heal wounds of her own and perhaps find love along the way.

'JOURNEY BACK TO CHRISTMAS' - Sunday, November 27 (8 p.m. ET/PT)

Stars: Candace Cameron Bure ("Fuller House," "Aurora Teagarden Mysteries"), Oliver Hudson ("Rules of Engagement," "Nashville"), Tom Skerritt ("Picket Fences," "Steel Magnolias")

A WWII era nurse (Cameron Bure) is transported in time to 2016 and meets a man (Hudson) who helps her discover the bonds of family and that the true meaning of Christmas is timeless.


Hallmark Channel is Crown Media Family Networks' flagship 24-hour cable television network, distributed nationwide in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) to 89 million homes. The country's leading destination for quality family entertainment, Hallmark Channel delivers on the 100-year legacy of the Hallmark brand. In addition to its signature original movies, the network features an ambitious lineup of other original content, including scripted primetime series, such as Good Witch and When Calls the Heart; annual specials like Kitten Bowl and Hero Dog Awards and; a daily 2-hour lifestyle show, Home & Family. Additionally, in November 2014, Hallmark Channel became the exclusive home to world premiere presentations of the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame franchise. Dedicated to helping viewers celebrate life's special moments, Hallmark Channel also offers such annual holiday programming events as Countdown to Christmas and Countdown to Valentine's Day. Rounding out the network's diverse slate are television's most beloved sitcoms and series, including The Golden Girls, The Middle, Last Man Standing, Little House on the Prairie, and Frasier. Hallmark Cards, Inc. owns and operates Crown Media Family Networks.

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