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Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'

A Holiday Spectacular was filmed at Radio City Music Hall, featuring the world-famous Rockettes.

Last night, Hallmark Channel kicked off the holiday season with a special and festive red-carpet COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS celebration at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

A bevy of beloved Hallmark talent from various Countdown to Christmas movies rolled up to the Radio City Music Hall marquee on top of a hand-crocheted Hallmark Countdown to Christmas double decker bus, making a grand holiday entrance. Hallmark executives including Wonya Lucas, President and CEO of Hallmark Media and Mike Perry, President and CEO of Hallmark Cards, were in attendance.

Tony Award-winning actress, singer and the original Glinda from Broadway's Wicked, Kristin Chenoweth made a surprise performance for guests, singing holiday songs, as well as a special duet of For Good with Ginna Claire, star of Hallmark original holiday film A Holiday Spectacular, and Glinda from Broadway's Wicked.


The following is a list of Hallmark talent who attended the event: Aimeé Teegarden, Alexa PenaVega and Carlos PenaVega, Alison Sweeney, Andrew Walker, Antonio Cupo, Ashley Williams, Barbara Niven, BJ Britt, Brant Daugherty, Brennan Elliott, Brooke D'Orsay, Carlo Marks, Carolyn McCormick & Byron Jennings, Chandler Massey, Clare Bowen, Ellen Travolta, Erin Cahill, Eve Plumb, George Krissa, Ginna Claire Mason, Heather Hemmens, Jaicy Elliot, John Brotherton, Jonathan Bennett, Kat Barrell, Kimberley Sustad, Lynn Whitfield, Marlo Thomas, Michael Brian Dunn, Nadine Ellis, Niall Matter, Nikki DeLoach, Noemí González, Paul Campbell, Rachel Boston, Reshma Shetty, Ronnie Rowe Jr., Ruth Gottschall, Ryan Paevey, Ryan Rottman, Sara Gallo, Tamala Jones, Taylor Cole, Tiffany Hobbs, Torrey DeVitto, Victor Webster, Wes Brown, and The Radio City Rockettes.


A Holiday Spectacular was filmed at Radio City Music Hall, featuring the world-famous Rockettes.

Photo Credit: ©2022 Hallmark Media

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Countdown to Christmas at Radio City Music Hall

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Countdown to Christmas at Radio City Music Hall

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Kristin Chenoweth

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Kristin Chenoweth and Ginna Claire Mason

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Kristin Chenoweth and Ginna Claire Mason

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Kristin Chenoweth

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Kristin Chenoweth and Ginna Claire Mason

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Marlo Thomas

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Antonio Cupo

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Carlos PenaVega

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Erin Cahill

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Ginna Claire Mason

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Alison Sweeney

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Brooke D'Orsay

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Ginna Claire Mason (C) and Rockettes members

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Niall Matter

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Lynn Whitfield

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Brooke D'Orsay

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Victor Webster

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Lynn Whitfield

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Eve Plumb

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Reshma Shetty

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Cheryl Casone

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Torrey DeVitto

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Sara Gallo

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Wes Brown

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Ashley Williams

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Erin Cahill

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
CLARE BOWEN

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Lindsay Ellingson

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Ruth Gottschall

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Nadine Ellis

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
TAMALA JONES

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
BJ Britt

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Nadine Ellis, BJ Britt, and TAMALA JONES

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Ginna Claire Mason

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Ginna Claire Mason (C) and Rockettes members

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Jaicy Elliot

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Rachel Boston

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Ryan Rottman

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Niall Matter

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Nikki DeLoach

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Nikki DeLoach

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
John Brotherton

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Kimberly Sustad and Helen Cecilia Burke

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Kimberly Sustad

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Hallmark Media celebrates a star-studded kickoff of a??Countdown to Christmasa?? with a special screening of a?oeA Holiday Spectaculara?? featuring the world famous Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Hallmark Media celebrates a star-studded kickoff of a??Countdown to Christmasa?? with a special screening of a?oeA Holiday Spectaculara?? featuring the world famous Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
Sweeney Credit: ©2022 Hallmark Media/Photographer: David Scott Holloway

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'
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