Hallmark Movies & Mysteries to Present Record 12 New, Original Holdiay Films

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries to Present Record 12 New, Original Holdiay Films

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries to Present Record 12 New, Original Holdiay Films

The world could use more miracles right now. Sometimes, smaller ones are all around and the only thing needed is a reminder of where to find them. On television, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries is the destination for miraculous stories. The network's annual, round-the-clock, holiday programming event, "The Most Wonderful Miracles of Christmas," begins Friday, October 27, 2017, and continues throughout the season until Monday, January 1, 2018. In addition to viewer favorites, 12 new, original holiday movie premieres will highlight the schedule. Audiences will be treated to many heartwarming, Christmas miracles as returning veterans, snowed-in heroines and even families fractured by DOUBT find that good prevails.

In 2016, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries enjoyed record ratings during "The Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas" with significant, double-digit growth year over year: up +60% in HH, +70% in W18-49, +57% in W25-54, +78% in A18-49 and +60% in Total Viewers. The network was in the Top 10 on weekends (Sat-Sun, 6a-6a) among HH rating and reached a total of 41.2 million viewers through the conclusion of the programming event on January 1, 2017.**

Announcing Hallmark Movies & Mysteries 2017 "The Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas" Slate:

1. Sunday, November 5: "Mr. Christmas"

Cast: TBA

2. Saturday, November 11: "A Song for Christmas"

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

3. Sunday, November 12: "Engaging Father Christmas"

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

4. Saturday, November 18: "A Joyous Christmas"

Cast: TBA

5. Sunday, November 19: "A Bramble House Christmas"

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

6. Sunday, November 26: "Christmas Homecoming"

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

7. Saturday, December 2: "A Gift to Remember"

Cast: Ali Liebert ("Chesapeake Shores"), Peter Porte ("The Young and the Restless")

8. Sunday, December 3: "Angel Falls"

Cast: Rachel Boston ("Witches of East End," "In Plain Sight"), Paul Greene ("When Calls the Heart"), Beau Bridges ("The Millers," The Fabulous Baker Boys)

9. Saturday, December 9: "Unbridled Love"

Cast: TBA

10. Sunday, December 10: "Karen Kingsbury's Maggie's Miracle"

Cast: TBA

11. Saturday, December 16: "The Christmas Cottage"

Cast: TBA

12. Sunday, December 17: "When God Winks at You"

Cast: Kathie Lee Gifford

**Source: The Nielsen Company: Holiday 2016 (10/29/16 - 1/1/17)