Great news, Hallmark fans – the Hallmark Christmas movie schedule for the 2017 season is here! Read on for the previews! As we get more information on some of the movies, we will update this post!
MARRY ME AT CHRISTMAS
Premieres: Oct. 28, 8/7c
Stars: Rachel Skarsten, Trevor Donovan
Organizing a Christmas wedding is a dream for bridal boutique owner Madeline Krug. As she plans the wedding, she gets swept off her feet by the bride’s gorgeous brother, movie star Johnny Blake. This one has a lot of promise!
CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL OF ICE
Premieres: Nov. 4, 8/7c
Stars: Taylor Cole, Damon Runyan, Wendy Crewson
As Emma (a lawyer) and Nick (an artist) work together on an ice-sculpting contest, she realizes there’s more to life than legal briefs.
Premieres: Nov. 5, 8/7c
Stars: Brooke D’Orsay, Marc Blucas
Holly finds herself falling for Sam while searching for the perfect tree for the Washington D.C. Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony…and they discover the magic that this perfect tree can bring, just in time for the holidays.
THE SWEETEST CHRISTMAS
Premieres: Nov. 11, 8/7c
Stars: Lacey Chabert, Lea Coco, Jonathan Adams
Struggling pastry chef Kylie Watson (Hallmark legend Lacey Chabert) makes it to the finals of the American Gingerbread Competition, but the oven she’s supposed to use breaks down right before the contest. So she reaches out to her ex Nick Mazannti, and old flames light up again.
Premieres: Nov. 12, 8/7c
Stars: Alexa PenaVega, Carlos PenaVega
Just weeks before Christmas, interior designer Laura is sent to her hometown of Santa Fe, New Mexico to remodel a landmark hotel. She then finds Ricardo, her old high school sweetheart and former salsa dance partner…and sparks fly on and off the dance floor.
COMING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS
Premieres: Nov. 18, 8/7c
Stars: Danica McKellar, Neal Bledsoe
Allie Richfield lands a job as house manager for the exquisite Ashford Estate in the Virginia countryside. At a Christmas Eve gala she meets Kip and Robert, who both start to pursue her. Who will she choose?!
A GIFT TO REMEMBER
Premieres: Nov. 19, 8/7c
Stars: Ali Liebert, Peter Porte, Tina Lifford
An accident between a sweet bookshop worker and a handsome stranger leaves him without his memory. As she helps him recover, they fall in love.
WITH LOVE, CHRISTMAS
Premieres: Nov. 22, 8/7c
Stars: Emilie Ullerup, Aaron O’Connell
Ad executives Melanie and Donovan team up to create the ultimate Christmas commercial for a new cell phone. To complicate matters, Secret Santa gets all mixed up. Will they be able to keep work and romance separate?
THE MISTLETOE INN
Premieres: Nov. 23, 8/7c
Stars: Alicia Witt, David Alpay, Casey Manderson
When aspiring romance novelist Kim Rossi is dumped by her boyfriend, she signs up for a romance writing retreat at a quaint Vermont Inn shortly before Christmas. She meets Zeke, and new feelings begin to blossom.
Premieres: Nov. 24, 8/7c
Stars: Jodie Sweetin
Full House!!! Jessica was delighted to start running her New England town’s Christmas events after her mom died. But she must find Ben to play Santa for the main event, and it ends up being quite the precarious journey!
THE CHRISTMAS TRAIN
Premieres: Saturday November 25th, 8/7c
Stars: Dermot Mulroney, Danny Glover, Joan Cusack, Kimberly Williams-Paisley
This is the Hallmark Hall of Fame movie of the year! It’s also a David Baldacci No. 1 New York Times bestseller. A journalist embarks on a cross-country train ride at Christmas having no idea this journey will take him into the rugged terrain of his own heart as he rediscovers people’s goodness, holiday magic, and a love he thought he’d lost.
SWITCHED FOR CHRISTMAS
Premieres: Nov. 26, 8/7c
Stars: Candace Cameron Bure
Fuller House!!! We are personally the most excited and intrigued for this one. Here’s the premise: Just because they are identical does not mean these twins even like each other. Estranged and unhappy twin sisters get switch places for a month to experience each other’s lives, while discovering what they’ve been missing in their own.
CHRISTMAS IN EVERGREEN
Premieres: Dec. 2, 8/7c
Starring Ashley Williams, Holly Robinson Peete, Barbara Niven, and Teddy Sears
Snow globes are mesmerizing, and nobody knows that better than residents of Evergreen, Vermont. When the town veterinarian wishes that this will be her most romantic Christmas ever, she meets people that make it the most incredible holiday ever.
CHRISTMAS AT HOLLY LODGE
Premieres: Dec. 3, 8/7c
Starring: Alison Sweeney
Sophie Bennett begins a new holiday tradition of spending every holiday at the Evergreen Inn and Ski Lodge. This Christmas though, Sophie will meet an unforgettable family, and her own life will be forever changed.
Premieres: Dec. 9, 8/7c
Stars: Maggie Lawson, Brennan Elliott
We love Maggie Lawson! In this movie she plays a struggling actress cast in her last off (off) Broadway show – a modern take on “A Christmas Carol” – before quitting on her dream. Instead, she finds romance with her director and the city. But then something bad happens and everyone is in need of a Christmas miracle.
THE CHRISTMAS SHOP
Premieres: Dec. 10, 8/7c
Anna works for a New York City real estate company that wants to buy an old building and flip the property for a profit. Unfortunately, the owner of an old-fashioned Christmas shop is holding out. While trying to force them to sell, Anna discovers the true meaning of Christmas.
Premieres: Dec. 16, 8/7c
Work-obsessed Eric Randall, the CTO of a tech company in Kansas City, is laid off two weeks before Christmas. Divorced and the father of three, this will be Eric’s first Christmas alone with the kids. But he is blessed to re-discover his family during this special time of year.
Premieres: Dec. 23, 8/7c
Travel writer Emory has never had a traditional Christmas. This year she plans a quiet getaway at a rental home. Through a mix up on the rental site – or maybe a little Christmas magic – Emory is forced to share the cabin with a handsome widower, his young daughter, and mother-in-law. It starts off rocky, but ends up great.
WHEN CALLS THE HEART: THE CHRISTMAS WISHING TREE
Premieres: Dec. 25, 8/7c
Starring: Erin Krakow, Daniel Lissing, Lori Loughlin, Martin Cummins, Jack Wagner, Pascale Hutton, and Kavan Smith
A loved one returns, Christmas spirit is renewed, and children’s wishes are granted in this heartwarming Christmas movie featuring the series’ beloved characters. Make sure to tune in to this one if you’re a “When Calls the Heart” fan!
A ROYAL NEW YEAR’S EVE
Premieres: Dec. 30, 8/7c
That first kiss of the New Year is special: It’s supposed to signify that special person with whom we’ll spend the next year, and possibly, forever. Todd finds a man for her to smooch, and Robin does find the right man. And guess who fits the bill?
That’s all for now. It looks to be an amazing year for Hallmark Christmas movies!!!