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2023 Hallmark Christmas movies: How to watch all 40 new Hallmark holiday movies, full calendar and more

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It's the most wonderful time of the year: Hallmark movie season. (Photo illustration: Yahoo News; photos (from left): Steven Ackerman/Hallmark, Robert Clark/Hallmark)

The holiday season is in full swing and so is Hallmark's Countdown to Christmas movie series. This year, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 17, Hallmark is giving us three new holiday movies. Plus, in addition to Countdown to Christmas weekends, fans will also be getting holiday movies every Thursday with Hallmark Movies and Mysteries' Miracles of Christmas series and Hallmark Movies Now's Movies & Mistletoe series. All together, we’re getting 40 new Christmas movies from Hallmark in 2023.

This week in Hallmark holiday movies, Thursday night we're getting the premiere of To All a Good Night starring Kimberley Sustad and Mark Ghanimé. Then, on Friday, Hallmark kicks off the weekend with Magic in Mistletoe starring Lyndie Greenwood and Paul Campbell. Saturday brings Christmas on Cherry Lane with Catherine Bell, Jonathan Bennett, John Brotherton, Erin Cahill, James Denton and Vincent Rodriguez III. Then, closing out the weekend this Sunday is Round and Round starring Vic Michaelis, Bryan Greenberg and Rick Hoffman.

It’s like the 12 Days of Christmas, but so much longer! Keep reading to check out the full Hallmark Christmas movie schedule, find out where to watch Hallmark movies without cable and more.

How to watch Hallmark Christmas movies in 2023

If you’re already a cable subscriber and are looking for more ways to watch the Hallmark Channel, you should be able to login with your cable credentials on WatchHallmarkTV.com and tune into a free livestream of the new Christmas movies as they premiere. Don’t have cable? Here’s what we recommend subscribing to if you want the Hallmark Channel:

Where to stream Hallmark Christmas movies in 2023:

A $6/month ad-supported Peacock subscription lets you stream live sports and events airing on NBC, including the 2023 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and the 2023 NFL season on NBC (including the Thanksgiving Day games). Plus, you'll get access to thousands of hours of shows and movies, including beloved sitcoms such as Parks and Recreation and The Office, every Bravo show and, of course, new Hallmark holiday movies, and even recent theatrical releases like Five Nights at Freddy's and the Super Mario movie

For $12 monthly you can also upgrade to an ad-free subscription which includes live access to your local NBC affiliate (not just during designated sports and events) and the ability to download select titles to watch offline.

$5.99/month at Peacock

If you want to just subscribe straight to the source, Hallmark Movies Now will have all the new Hallmark Christmas movies available to stream. You can subscribe monthly for $5.99 per month, or annually for $59.99. 

$5.99/month at Hallmark

2023 Hallmark Christmas movie Countdown to Christmas schedule and previews:

Premieres are 8 p.m. ET/PT unless otherwise noted

Friday, Dec. 8

Magic in Mistletoe
Cast: Lyndie Greenwood, Paul Campbell
Plot: Harrington (Campbell) is the author of a popular book series but commercial success has left him a bitter recluse. As he returns to his hometown for an annual Christmas festival celebrating his books, he's joined by April (Greenwood), a publicist for the major publishing house he works with. April is there for damage control after Harrington's recent comments on social media have ruffled some feathers. But as she gets to know him better, hope springs that April can unlock Harrington's guarded heart and help him rediscover the spirit of the holiday.

Saturday, Dec. 9

Christmas on Cherry Lane
Cast: Catherine Bell, Jonathan Bennett, John Brotherton, Erin Cahill, James Denton, Vincent Rodriguez III
Plot: A young couple preparing to welcome their first child (Brotherton, Cahill); an empty-nester (Bell) and her fiancé (Denton) ready to start a new chapter; and a couple (Bennett, Rodriguez III) who unexpectedly have the chance to expand their family on Christmas Eve celebrate the holiday as they navigate these turning points in their lives.

Sunday, Dec. 10

Round and Round
Cast: Vic Michaelis, Bryan Greenberg, Rick Hoffman
Plot: Rachel's (Michaelis) stuck in a time loop, reliving the night of her parents' Hanukkah party. Can Zach (Greenberg), the "nice boy" grandma's trying to set her up with, help her make it to tomorrow?

Friday, Dec. 15

The Secret Gift of Christmas (working title)
Meghan Ory, Christopher Russell
Plot: Bonnie (Ory) is a personal shopper who helps her new, widowed client Patrick (Russell) reconnect with his young daughter. Though Bonnie and Patrick's ideas of shopping couldn't be more different, she is determined to get Patrick and his daughter everything on their wish list.

Saturday, Dec. 16

Sealed With a List
Katie Findlay, Evan Roderick
Plot: This holiday season, festive Carley (Findlay) sets out to conquer her list of abandoned resolutions from last year. Aided by coworker Wyatt (Roderick), she finds love and the confidence to chase her dreams.

Sunday, Dec. 17

Friends & Family Christmas
Cast: Humberly Gonzalez, Ali Liebert
Plot: Daniella (Gonzalez) has recently moved to New York to pursue an art career and decides to stay in town to share the holidays with her circle of artist friends, instead of going home to see her sweet, if overbearing parents. Amelia (Liebert) is a talented entertainment lawyer trying to stay focused on her work after a broken engagement. When Daniella and Amelia are set up by their parents, they agree to pretend that they are dating, to appease them for the holidays. However, as they spend time in each other's worlds, they soon build a connection that is deeper than either of them could have hoped for.

Hallmark Movies and Mysteries' Miracles of Christmas Schedule

Premieres at 8 p.m. ET/PT unless otherwise noted

Thursday, Dec. 7

To All a Good Night
Cast: Kimberley Sustad, Mark Ghanimé
Plot: A small-town photographer (Sustad) saves the life of a mysterious man (Ghanimé), who may just be in town to buy her family's parkland — which is also the location of the annual Christmas celebration.

Thursday, Dec. 14

Heaven Down Here
Cast: Krystal Joy Brown, Tina Lifford, Juan Riedinger, Richard Harmon, Phylicia Rashad
Plot: Inspired by Mickey Guyton's song of the same name, "Heaven Down Here" tells the story of four disparate people who find themselves stranded in a local diner on Christmas Eve when a snowstorm hits the town. Imami (Brown) is a widowed mother of two who's having trouble making ends meet and reluctantly agrees to work the Christmas Eve shift, where she clashes with her boss Dan (Harmon), who doesn't exactly embody the Christmas spirit. Felix (Riedinger) is a local pastor desperately trying to secure food for parishioners while his faith is challenged by his alienation by his son. Clara (Lifford) is a hospice nurse with an obstinate patient (Rashad) and whose daughter is moving away, causing her to question her place in this world. Throughout the evening, these four bicker, bond and unwittingly provide each other with the answer to their respective prayers.

Thursday, Dec. 21

Miracle in Bethlehem, PA
Cast: Laura Vandervoort, Benjamin Ayres
Plot: A New DaySpring Movie. Successful and fiercely independent, Mary Ann Brubeck (Vandervoort) adopts a baby girl to raise on her own just before Christmas. Due to weather, she and the baby get stuck in Bethlehem, Pa., for the holidays. When there is no room at the inn, her only option is to stay with the innkeeper's brother Joe (Ayres), a quintessential bachelor who lives in a house that he treats like a barn. As Mary Ann learns the value of community by spending time with Joe's family and participating in the local church's Christmas events, Joe starts getting his act together with new motivation… and the two begin to see each other in a new light.

Hallmark Movies Now's Movies & Mistletoe Schedule

Thursday, Nov. 9

A World Record Christmas
Cast: Nikki DeLoach, Lucas Bryant, Aias Dalman
Early access before the Nov. 16 premiere on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries.

Thursday, Nov. 16

Time for Her to Come Home for Christmas
Cast: Shenae Grimes-Beech, Chris Carmack, Grace Leer
Early access before the Nov. 30 premiere on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries.

Monday, Nov. 27

Three Wise Men and a Baby (extended cut)
Cast: Paul Campbell, Tyler Hynes, Andrew Walker, Margaret Colin
A never-before-seen extended cut exclusive to Hallmark Movies Now.
Plot: Three brothers (Campbell, Hynes, Walker) get the surprise of their lives when they are forced to work together to care for a baby over the holidays. As they slowly get the hang of things, they find themselves on unexpected journeys of self-discovery and begin to rebuild their relationships as brothers, as well as the damaged romantic and professional relationships in their respective lives… all while rediscovering their love of Christmas.

Thursday, Dec. 7

Rescuing Christmas (working title)
Rachael Leigh Cook, Sam Page
Plot: In a world where Santa (T. Mychael Rambo) is real and wants to drum up some holiday spirit, two of Santa's elves, Chuck (Patrick Thomas O'Brien) and Debbie (Bailey Stender), devise a plan to grant one human on Earth three wishes to kickstart the holidays. Unfortunately, that human is Erin (Cook), who has lost all affection for the season. Even a blind date set up by her sister, with the affable and charming Sam (Page), won't change her mind about Christmas. But when she makes the mistake of wishing Christmas would "just disappear," Erin wakes up to a world where the holiday never existed! Horrified, she realizes that she's taken away everyone's joy, so she enlists Sam to help her reinvent the festivities from scratch. In the process, Erin learns just how much this holiday and its traditions have meant to everyone around her — and how much Sam has come to mean to her.

Thursday, Dec. 14

An Ice Palace Romance
Cast: Celeste Desjardins, Marcus Rosner
Plot: A journalist (Desjardins) faces old fears when she returns to her hometown ice rink to cover a story. With the help of the owner (Rosner) and his young daughter, she begins to reevaluate her life's purpose.

Thursday, Dec. 21

A Holiday Spectacular (extended cut)
Ginna Claire Mason, Derek Klena, Eve Plumb, Ann-Margret, the Radio City Rockettes
Plot: In 1958, Maggie (Mason) is an heiress from Philadelphia who puts her high-society wedding plans on hold in order to sneak up to New York City and make her secret dream come true: dancing live on stage in the Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall.