Prepare to decorate the hall. Hallmark Channel is preparing for Christmas. On September 23, the network announced the lineup of 2020 Christmas movies, including more new movies with different casts and more inclusive stories than ever before. The “Christmas Countdown” celebration will start on the Hallmark channel on October 23.
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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has not stopped Hallmark’s highly anticipated holiday movie event. There will be 23 brand new Christmas movies on the Hallmark channel this year. The sister channel “Hallmark Movies and Suspense”
The happy holiday begins on October 24 (Saturday), and the premiere is Jingle Bell Bride On the Hallmark Channel at 8pm Eastern Time. the same day, Christmas tree alley Aired on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries at 9pm EST. The new movie will continue to be broadcast on these two networks until December 20. You can view the full schedule on the Hallmark Channel website.
Candace Cameron Bure, Lacey Chabert return to the new Christmas movie
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Many senior Hallmark Channel actors will come back to participate in this year’s “Christmas Countdown” and “Christmas Miracle” program production activities. Candace Cameron Bure will star in “If I Only Have Christmas”. She plays a cheerful propagandist, working with a cynical business owner to help charities in need.
Lacey Chabert (Lacey Chabert) will star in two movies. In executive producer Blake Shelton’s “When We Go Home for Christmas”, she was one of five guests who received a mysterious invitation to celebrate Christmas at the hotel. After arriving there, she discovered that past events may contact all guests and change their lives forever. In “Christmas Waltz”, Chabert plays a lady whose dance coach helps her rebuild her dream after canceling the Christmas wedding.
Danica McKellar, Holly Robinson Peete, Alison Sweet and Jonathan Bennett are other actors who will return to the Internet this year. This year, the leaders of the new Hallmark channel include Nazneen Contractor, Aaron Tveit, Janel Parrish and Victoria Clark.
Hallmark promises to provide more different stories
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In the past, Hallmark has been criticized for the lack of diversity in its holiday films. Most films feature white people as the main characters and focus on telling stories about heterosexuality. But this has started to change. In 2019, the channel aired two movies about Jewish objects and Hanukkah plots.
Michelle Vicary, executive vice president of the network program, said in a statement that this year, Hallmark is working hard to be “more popular than ever.” She pointed Christmas house, The storyline involved a gay couple who wanted to adopt a child. This year’s schedule is also Love, lights, Hanukkah!, Tells about a woman who discovered she was Jewish.
“We are proud of all the new movies and examples of 2020 [of diversity] Highlighted in our holiday cast list, from Evergreen Christmas: the bell is ringing to Love, lights, Hanukkah! In the new movie Christmas house, Which contains ensemble casts and prominent LGBTQ+ storylines,” the network wrote in response to questions from Instagram fans.
Vicary said: “This year’s film reflects our most diverse manifestations of talent, narrative and family. Our film is rooted in warm and positive, meaningful connections, family gatherings and seasonal traditions, which is a recipe for success. , We hope to bring us millions of glitz and holiday cheers that the audience desperately needed at the end of a difficult year.”
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