Hallmark Orders 40 New Christmas Movies For 2020

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Hallmark isn’t holding back this year with its slate of Christmas movies!

The network announced on Wednesday its ambitious plan to debut 23 new movies over the holidays, with Hallmark Movies & Mysteries premiering an additional 17, bringing the total to 40 films. This is exactly how many Christmas movies were outputted by the network in 2019.

The global health crisis hasn’t seemed to slow down their production too much this year. Many of the Hallmark Channel’s upcoming Christmas releases wrapped filming earlier in the year and production is currently ramping up on many other films that are planned to shoot in the second half of 2020.

There are many Hallmark Channel familiar faces in 2020’s Christmas lineup. Candace Cameron Bure will star in If I Only Had Christmas while Tamera Mowry-Housley will star in Christmas Carnival. Lacey Chabert will star in a Christmas Waltz whileHolly Robinson Peete stars in Christmas in Evergreen 4. 

Some other new films include Cross Country ChristmasChristmas Tree Lane, A Royal Holiday, and Holly & Ivy.

Hallmark also gave a sneak peek trailer of Christmas in Vienna, starring Sarah Drew and Brennan Elliott that was shot on location. The story follows a concert violinist Jess (Drew) who journeys to Vienna for a performance, but along the way she discovers musical and romantic inspiration.

While the full slate, with specific dates and times, has yet to be announced, Countdown to Christmas will feature the following titles:

A Royal Holiday

Stars: Laura Osnes, Aaron Tveit and Krystal Joy Brown

Jingle Bell Bride

Stars: Julie Gonzalo and Ronnie Rowe

A Christmas Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Stars: Rochelle Aytes and Mark Taylor

If I Only Had Christmas

Stars: Candace Cameron Bure

Deliver by Christmas

Stars: Alvina August and Eion Bailey

On the 12th Date of Christmas 

Stars: Mallory Jansen and Tyler Hynes

Christmas Waltz

Stars: Lacey Chabert

Christmas in Vienna

Stars: Sarah Drew and Brennan Elliott

Christmas in Evergreen 4

Stars: Rukiya Bernard and Holly Robinson Peete

Chateau Christmas

Stars: Merritt Patterson and Luke Macfarlane

Cross Country Christmas

Stars: Rachael Leigh Cook

Christmas Carnival

Stars: Tamera Mowry-Housley

When Calls the Heart Christmas 2020

Stars: Erin Krakow, Pascale Hutton, Jack Wagner, Kavan Smith, Chris McNally, Kevin McGarry, Paul Greene, Andrea Brooks and Martin Cummins

The Miracles of Christmas slate includes the following titles:

Christmas Tree Lane

Stars: Alicia Witt and Andrew Walker

Holly & Ivy

Stars: Janel Parrish, Jeremy Jordan, and Marisol Nichols

The Christmas Bow

Stars: Lucia Micarelli and Michael Rady

Cranberry Christmas

Stars: Nikki DeLoach and Benjamin Ayres

Christmas Doctor

Stars: Holly Robinson Peete

Olivia Di Pede

Olivia Di Pede

Olivia loves all things fashion, beauty, and entertainment. In her free time, she can be found taking yoga classes, visiting Sephora and creating content for her personal lifestyle blog. She is a perpetual reader, frequent traveler and Audrey Hepburn is her ultimate style muse.

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