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[10/02/17 - 06:28 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Presents a Record 12 New, Original Films Destined to Enchant and Inspire
The network details its revised lineup for the holiday programming event, "The Most Wonderful Miracles of Christmas."

[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]

HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES PRESENTS A RECORD 12 NEW, ORIGINAL FILMS DESTINED TO ENCHANT AND INSPIRE

Networks anticipated holiday programming event starts Friday, October 27

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, the television destination for miraculous stories, announces their annual, round-the-clock, holiday programming event, "The Most Wonderful Miracles of Christmas," featuring 12 new original holiday premiere movies.

For a complete schedule of Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' "The Most Wonderful Miracles of Christmas," please visit: http://www.hallmarkchannel.com/schedule

'THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS PRESENT'

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie World Premiere

Stars: Sam Page (Mad Men)

Premieres: Saturday, November 4 (9 p.m. ET/PT)

Tom Jacobs (Sam Page) has built an entire business around helping clients find the perfect gift for their loved ones. Since his company's busiest time of the year is the holidays, he's earned himself the nickname Mr. Christmas. When Tom's good friend Paul comes to him asking for help in finding a gift for his girlfriend Jenny, Mr. Christmas finds himself in a bit of trouble. The more he learns about Jenny during his research, the more he likes her and the guiltier he feels being caught between his heart and his best friend. With Christmas rapidly approaching, Tom dreads his encroaching deadline as it will mean an end to his time with Jenny and perhaps an end to his only chance at being with his one true love.

'CHRISTMAS IN THE AIR'

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie World Premiere

Stars: Catherine Bell ("Good Witch," "Army Wives," "JAG"), Eric Close ("Nashville")

Premieres: Sunday, November 5 (9 p.m. ET/PT)

Struggling to find balance in his life, widowed father of two Robert Trent (Eric Close) seeks the help of professional organizer Lydia Evans (Catherine Bell) to get his work and personal life in order before the holidays. Lydia helps Robert prepare for a big meeting and holiday dinner with potential client Mr. Hennessey, while making time for his children Amelia and Thomas. As they work together, Lydia and Robert open up about their families and past relationships, and begin to develop romantic feelings that even Robert's brother George and Lydia's friend Pam notice. After Lydia helps Robert get his life, children, and business organized and running smoothly, Robert looks for a little Christmas magic to begin a romance with Lydia just in time for the holidays.

'A SONG FOR CHRISTMAS'

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie World Premiere

Stars: Rebecca Tobin ("Glee"), Kevin Mc Garry ("Heartland")

Premieres: Saturday, November 11 (9 p.m. ET/PT)

Country music's latest "It Girl," Adelaide Kay (Becca Tobin), has a hit single and is linked with a hot star. She should be overjoyed, but dislikes pretending she's in love. Even worse, her manager doesn't want her to write her own songs anymore. But happily, when the tour bus stops in a small town, Adelaide meets a cute guitar player. The attraction is instant, but interrupted by Adelaide's manager. Still, those who want to connect will, and the next day, when Adelaide wanders off, the tour bus accidentally leaves her behind without her cell. Luckily, a teenage girl lends Adelaide her phone and takes her to the family farm to meet her parents and brother Dillon (Kevin Mc Garry) -- the cute guitar player! Soon "Addie" falls for the whole family, so when the bus is delayed, everyone is glad. Now Addie has time to help save the struggling farm, and she and Dillon have the chance to write a Christmas song that is sure to be a hit!

'Engaging Father Christmas'

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie World Premiere

Stars: Erin Krakow ("When Calls the Heart," "Army Wives"), Niall Matter ("Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce," "When Calls the Heart"), Wendie Malick ("Hot in Cleveland")

Premieres: Sunday, November 12 (9 p.m. ET/PT)

Based on the best selling novel by Robin Jones Gunn, "Engaging Father Christmas" is the sequel to "Finding Father Christmas". It's Christmas again and Miranda (Erin Krakow) leaves Seattle with a suitcase full of presents to join her long-lost family in Carlton Heath where she will experience the joyful traditions she missed as a child. This Christmas Miranda is warmly welcomed by the Whitcomb family and when Ian (Niall Matter) makes the perfect proposal, it seems that all her dreams are about to come true. Miranda's happiness is short lived however, when she receives a mysterious text from someone who threatens to expose her identity. Mortified that she might have unwittingly betrayed Margaret Whitcomb's trust, Miranda concludes that it will be best if she returns to Seattle. Unbeknownst to Miranda, Margaret calls the stranger's bluff. With Ian as her fiancé, she is finally able to experience the joys of Christmas.

'CHRISTMAS HOMECOMING'

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie World Premiere

Stars: Julie Benz ("Justified," "Dexter"), Michael Shanks ("Stargate SG-1")

Premieres: Saturday, November 18 (9 p.m. ET/PT)

A military widow (Julie Benz), whose faith in Christmas has lapsed, rents an apartment to a handsome Army Captain (Michael Shanks), recovering from an injury in battle, and whose faith in Christmas is inspirational. As they team up to save the town's military museum with a Christmas fundraising event, these two "wounded birds" find themselves falling in love -- and being healed by the magic of Christmas.

'A BRAMBLE HOUSE CHRISTMAS'

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie World Premiere

Stars: Autumn Reeser, ("Hawaii Five-0") David Haydn-Jones,("Supernatural"), Teryl Rothery ("Stargate SG-1")

Premieres: Sunday, November 19 (9 p.m. ET/PT)

While settling his father's estate, Finn (David Haydn-Jones) wants to know why his recently deceased father left his nurse fifty thousand dollars after only knowing her six weeks. Using a fake name, he goes undercover in the weeks before Christmas to investigate at the bed and breakfast she has recently taken over, wanting to get his family's money back. Upon meeting Willa (Autumn Reeser), he discovers she is a kind, single mother who's taking care of her son. It turns out her son needed an operation, and Finn's father not only funded this but also the money to give Willa her dream of running the Bramble House B&B. Both Willa and Finn are protective of their hearts for different reasons, but this Christmas, the unexpected turn of events is that they fall in love. But when Finn's identity and true intent in meeting Willa come out, Finn has to find a way to win over Willa's trust again to make this a Christmas to remember.

'A JOYOUS CHRISTMAS'

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie World Premiere

Stars: Natalie Knepp ("Z: The Beginning of Everything'), Michael Rady ("Jane the Virgin"), Bonnie Bedelia ("Parenthood")

Premieres: Sunday, November 26 (9 p.m. ET/PT)

A successful woman (Natalie Knepp) learns the true meaning of Christmas when she is rescued from a near fatal accident by a down-on-her-luck stranger named Joy (Bonnie Bedelia). She soon discovers that helping others is not only the key to true success, but just might be her key to finding true love.

'CHRISTMAS IN ANGEL FALLS'

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie World Premiere

Stars: Rachel Boston ("Witches of East End," "In Plain Sight"), Paul Greene ("When Calls the Heart")

Premieres: Saturday, December 2 (9 p.m. ET/PT)

Angel Gabrielle (Rachel Boston) - Gabby - gets a special assignment and is dispatched to the town of Angel Falls. The town has lost its Christmas spirit and Gabby is charged with the task of helping the residents recapture it. Along the way, she befriends Jack Avery (Paul Greene), the Volunteer Fire Chief, who's initially skeptical about her plan to revive the local Yuletide cheer. Determined, Gabby takes a job at the local church as the volunteer coordinator and sets about her business of recruiting residents to get the town's holiday back on track. In the process of bringing back beloved Angel Falls Christmas traditions, Gabby has a surprising revelation about herself and her own dreams that set her down an unexpected path.

'UNBRIDLED LOVE'

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie World Premiere

Stars: TBD

Premieres: Sunday, December 3 (9 p.m. ET/PT)

Sarah Davis is determined to turn her grandfather's struggling ranch around and enjoy Christmas, but when a charming but entitled Hollywood star arrives at the ranch to train for his next film, Sarah gets more for Christmas than she bargained for.

'THE CHRISTMAS COTTAGE'

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie World Premiere

Stars: TBD

Premieres: Saturday, December 9 (9 p.m. ET/PT)

Lacey is is a successful interior designer in Raleigh, North Carolina. She has had her heart broken too many times and does not believe in happily-ever-after. She is the maid-of-honor in her best friend, Ava's wedding and has been friends with her for years...and has known Ava's brother Charlie forever. It's Lacey's job to make sure everything at the cottage is perfect for the newlyweds. Lacey is skeptical of "The legend of the Christmas Cottage", which belongs to the Callahan family, is that whoever stays in the cottage on their wedding night will have everlasting love and happiness. When Charlie comes back into her life after 12 long years, she wonders if she is wrong about the legend of the cottage when she finds herself snowed in with Charlie.

'KAREN KINGBURY'S MAGGIE'S CHRISTMAS MIRACLE'

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie World Premiere

Stars: Jill Wagner ("Christmas Cookies," "Teen Wolf"), Luke McFarlane ("Brothers and Sisters")

Premieres: Saturday, December 16 (9 p.m. ET/PT)

'THE MAGICAL CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS'

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie World Premiere

Stars: Jessica Lowndes ("90210"), Brendan Penny ("Chesapeake Shores")

Premieres: Sunday, December 17 (9 p.m. ET/PT)





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· BRAMBLE HOUSE CHRISTMAS, A (HMC)
· CHRISTMAS COTTAGE, THE (HMC)
· CHRISTMAS HOMECOMING (HMC)
· CHRISTMAS IN ANGEL FALLS (HMC)
· ENGAGING FATHER CHRISTMAS (HMC)
· GIFT TO REMEMBER, A (HALLMARK)
· JOYOUS CHRISTMAS (HMC)
· MAGGIE'S MIRACLE (HMC)
· MAGICAL CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS (HMC)
· MR CHRISTMAS (HMC)
· SONG FOR CHRISTMAS, A (HMC)
· UNBRIDLED LOVE (HMC)
· WHEN GOD WINKS AT YOU (HMC)





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