Hallmark’s Countdown to Christmas lineup 2023: Full guide

Hallmark’s Countdown to Christmas lineup 2023: Full guide

Halloween hasn’t even arrived yet, but the Hallmark Channel is already ringing sleigh bells. 

The network’s infamous lineup of holiday movies is here for 2023, with a staggering 42 Christmas movies that will air on the Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, and the streamer Hallmark Now. Former Hallmark star Candace Cameron Bure may have left to join Hallmark’s competitor, Great American Family Network, but that’s not slowing down Hallmark’s holiday schedule.

Here’s the complete schedule. 

“Checkin it Twice”

Description: “A journeyman hockey player (Kevin McGarry) falls for a real estate agent (Kim Matula) in a career crisis when he’s traded to her hometown and moves into the cottage in her hockey loving family’s backyard.”

Where to watch it: Oct. 20, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

Craig March, Kim Matula, Kevin McGarry, Desiree Zurowski, Jamila Hall, Kairo Ryan Ellis, Tucker Bowman stand in a line, smiling.Craig March, Kim Matula, Kevin McGarry, Desiree Zurowski, Jamila Hall, Kairo Ryan Ellis, Tucker Bowman in “Checkin It Twice.” Hallmark Media/Paulina Stevens

“Where Are You, Christmas?” 

Description: “Addy (Lyndsy Fonseca) wishes for a year without Christmas and she wakes up in a world of black and white. She must work together with the town mechanic (Michael Rady Rady) to restore Christmas.”

Where to watch it: Oct. 21, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

“Under the Christmas Sky”

Description: Kat (Jessica Parker Kennedy) is an esteemed astrophysicist, who is scheduled for her first trip into space next year until an accident grounds her.  While on leave, coming to terms with the reality that her dream of being an astronaut is over, she volunteers at the local planetarium.  There, she is paired up with by-the-book David (Ryan Paevey) to work on an exhibit opening right before Christmas. Will the stars align to bring these two together at the holidays?”

Where to watch: Oct. 22, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

Jessica Parker Kennedy, Ryan Paevey and Emmy Richardson in Jessica Parker Kennedy, Ryan Paevey and Emmy Richardson in “Under The Christmas Sky.” Hallmark Media/Steven Ackerman

“Ms. Christmas Comes to Town”

Description: “A shopping channel host known as Ms. Christmas (Barbara Niven) receives a terminal diagnosis, which inspires a multi-city excursion set to spread Christmas cheer before her farewell broadcast.”

Where to watch: Oct. 26, 8 p.m.,  Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

Erica Durance, Barbara Niven and Brennan Elliott in Erica Durance, Barbara Niven and Brennan Elliott in “Ms. Christmas Comes To Town.” Hallmark Media/Craig Minielly

“Christmas By Design”

Description: “A fashion designer (Rebecca Dalton) gets accepted into a Christmas challenge to create a new holiday-themed collection and not only finds the inspiration for her next line but decides to redesign her approach to what’s most important in life.”

Where to watch: Oct. 27, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

Debra Hale, Joanna Douglas, Scott Gibson, Rebecca Dalton, Jonathan Keltz, Tim Progosh, Susan Hamann in Debra Hale, Joanna Douglas, Scott Gibson, Rebecca Dalton, Jonathan Keltz, Tim Progosh, Susan Hamann in “Christmas By Design.” Hallmark Media

“Mystic Christmas”

Description: “Juniper (Jessy Schram) travels to Mystic, Connecticut during the holidays to work at the rehabilitation center and aquarium. She reconnects with Sawyer (Chandler Massey), the owner of the pizza shop.”

Where to watch: Oct. 28, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

Chandler Massey, Ralph Adreil Johnson, Jessy Schram, Patti Murin, Eric Freeman, Sarah Diamond in Chandler Massey, Ralph Adreil Johnson, Jessy Schram, Patti Murin, Eric Freeman, Sarah Diamond in “Mystic Christmas.” Hallmark Media/Robert Clark

“Joyeux Noel”

 Description: “When a romantic painting of a Christmas market captures the imagination of copy editor Lea (Jaicy Elliot), she is sent to France with pragmatic reporter Mark (Brant Daugherty) to uncover the mystery behind the artist.”

Where to watch” Oct. 29, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

“My Christmas Guide”

 “After losing his eyesight, a college professor (Ben Mehl) adopts a seeing eye dog from a guide dog trainer (Amber Marshall). As they all begin to spend time together, his confidence returns and his heart begins to open.”

Where to watch: Nov. 2, 8 p.m., Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

Amber Marshall and Ben Mehl in “My Christmas Guide.” Hallmark Media/Johnson Production Group

“Flipping for Christmas”

 Description: “It’s almost Christmas when busy realtor Abigail (Ashley Newbrough) agrees to help her sister with the ‘simple flip’ of a recently inherited home. Unfortunately, co-beneficiary Bo (Marcus Rosner) has other plans in mind.”

Where to watch: Nov. 3, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

Ashley Newbrough and Marcus Rosner in Ashley Newbrough and Marcus Rosner in “Flipping For Christmas.” Hallmark Media/Jesse Ikeman

“Never Been Chris’d”

 Description: “Home for the holidays, BFFs Naomi (Janel Parrish) and Liz (Pascal Lamothe-Kipnes) reconnect with high school crush Chris Silver (Tyler Hynes). A complex love triangle forms, forcing them to take stock of their lives and find the value of friendship.”

Where to watch: Nov. 4, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

Tyrell Witherspoon, Uchenna Nkwonta, Samantha Kendrick, Pascal Lamothe-Kipnes, Janel Parrish, Tyler Hynes, and Quinn Greene in “Never Been Chris’d.” Hallmark Media/Holly Dunphy

“The Santa Summit”

 Description: “Three best friends who head out for a night on the town to take part in the annual Santa Summit, an event where revelers don Santa suits and visit local spots on the circuit to eat, drink and be merry in true holiday fashion.”

Where to watch: Nov. 5, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

Hunter King, Amy Groening, Adam Hurtig, Stella Sy, Erik Athavale in Hunter King, Amy Groening, Adam Hurtig, Stella Sy, Erik Athavale in “The Santa Summit.” Hallmark Media/Steven Ackerman

“Mystery on Mistletoe Lane”

Description: “New to town, Heidi Wicks (Erica Cerra) and her kids discover a Christmas mystery in their historic home. Local handyman and historian David (Victor Webster) helps along the way, finding his own surprising connection.”

Where to watch:  Nov. 9, 8 p.m., Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

“Everything Christmas”

Description: “Lori Jo’s (Cindy Busby) love for Christmas takes her on a road trip to Yuletide Springs with her roommate Tori (Katheroine Barrell), where Christmas is celebrated year-round, to participate in a longstanding town tradition to honor her late grandmother.  Along the way, the friends meet Carl (Corey Sevier) and Jason (Matt Wells), and the foursome make stops during their journey to enjoy more small-town Christmas attractions. But when a series of events puts a damper on their plans, a little Christmas magic may put this trip back on the right path.”

Where to watch: Nov. 10, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

Cindy Busby and Katherine Barrell in Cindy Busby and Katherine Barrell in “Everything Christmas.” Hallmark Media/Sarah Howse

“Christmas Island” 

Description: “When a snowstorm diverts Kate’s (Rachel Skarsten) first private flight en route to Switzerland to Christmas Island, she must team up with an air traffic controller (Andrew Walker) to secure her dream job as the family’s pilot.”

Where to watch: Nov. 11, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

“A Heidelberg Holiday”

 Description: “Heidi Heidelberg (Ginna Claire Mason) receives the dream opportunity to sell her beautiful, handmade glass ornaments at the prestigious Heidelberg Christmas Market in Germany. While there, she meets Lukas ( Frédéric Brossier), a local artisan who helps her reconnect with her lost heritage.”

Where to watch: Nov. 12, 8 p.m. ET., Hallmark Channel

Ginna Claire Mason and Frederic Brossier in Ginna Claire Mason and Frederic Brossier in “A Heidelberg Holiday.” Hallmark Media/Frank Dicks

“A World Record Christmas”

 Description: “Charlie (Aias Dalman) is an autistic boy determined to set a Guinness World Record by stacking 1400 Jenga blocks. His mother Marissa (Nikki DeLoach) and stepfather Eric (Lucas Bryant) encourage him to reach for his dream and they all celebrate when he gets the good news that he’ll have his chance on Christmas Eve. In the spirit of the holiday, they organize a fundraiser giving the townspeople an opportunity to donate and decorate a Jenga block, with the proceeds going to benefit kids with autism. Charlie’s journey to setting the Jenga world record gives them all the chance to learn more not just about themselves, but about what family really means.”

Where to watch: Nov. 16, 8 p.m., Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

Aias Dalman, Lucas Bryant and Nikki DeLoach in Aias Dalman, Lucas Bryant and Nikki DeLoach in “A World Record Christmas.” Hallmark Media/Allister Foster

“Navigating Christmas”

 Description:  “Recently divorced Melanie (Chelsea Hobbs) and her son Jason visit a remote island for Christmas, only to find themselves running a real working lighthouse where she connects with the curt but cute owner (Stephen Huszar).”

Where to watch: Nov. 17, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

Chelsea Hobbs, Everett Andres, Stephen Huszar in Chelsea Hobbs, Everett Andres, Stephen Huszar in “Navigating Christmas.” Hallmark Media/Allister Foster

“A Merry Scottish Christmas”

Description: “When estranged siblings, Lindsay (Lacey Chabert) and Brad (Scott Wolf) Morgan travel to Scotland at Christmas to reunite with their mother Jo, a big family secret is revealed.”

Where to watch: Nov. 18, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

James Robinson, Lacey Chabert, Scott Wolf, Kellie Blaise in James Robinson, Lacey Chabert, Scott Wolf, Kellie Blaise in “A Merry Scottish Christmas.” Martin Maguire/Hallmark Media

“Holiday Hotline”

Description: “After leaving London, Abby (Emily Tennant) connects with an anonymous caller while working at a cooking hotline. The caller is single dad ‘John’ (Niall Matter) who Abby unknowingly has become smitten with in real life.”

Where to watch: Nov. 19, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

“A Season for Family”

Description: “Maddy’s (Stacey Farber) adopted son Wesley (Benjamin Jacobson) has just one Christmas wish — to meet his brother Cody (Azriel Dalman), who was adopted into a different family. Cody’s father Paul (Brendan Penny) is a widower who is not ready to have this conversation with his son, so he turns down a meeting. However, circumstances bring the two brothers unknowingly together and they become fast friends, while sparks fly between Maddy and Paul.”

Where to watch: Nov. 22, 8 p.m., Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

“Catch Me If You Claus”

Description: “Avery Quinn (Italia Ricci) is an aspiring news anchor who’s finally getting her big break on her station’s Christmas morning newscast. But that’s put in jeopardy when she captures an intruder in her home wearing a red suit claiming to be Chris (Luke Macfarlane), Santa’s son, who is on his first mission. A night of adventure ensues as they find themselves being pursued by the police as well as some shady characters. Along the way, they connect over living in the shadow of their parents and inspire each other to go after their dreams.”

Where to watch: Nov. 23, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

“Letters to Santa”

 Description: “When young siblings receive a magic pen from Santa that appears to be granting wishes, they request a Christmas gift they want more than anything – for their separated parents (Katie Leclerc, Rafael de la Fuente) to reunite.”

Where to watch: Nov. 24, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

Rafael de la Fuente and Katie Leclerc in Rafael de la Fuente and Katie Leclerc in “Letters To Santa.” Hallmark Media/Off Camera Entertainment

“Holiday Road”

Description: “When bad weather leaves each of them stranded at the airport for the holidays, a tech entrepreneur (Warren Christie), a travel writer (Sara Canning), a devoted mother (Enid-Raye Adams) and her son (Kiefer O’Reilly), a stubborn senior (Trevor Lerner), an enigmatic woman with a hint of mystery (Brittany Willacy), a couple traveling from Hong Kong (Sharon Crandall, Ryan Mah) and a social media influencer (Princess Davis) all agree to rent a shared van to embark on a road trip to Denver. When their unexpected journey brings them into uncharted territory, they navigate a series of misadventures together and form a deeper bond that just might change the trajectories of each of their lives.” 

Where to watch: Nov. 24, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

“Christmas in Notting Hill” 

Description: “Famous soccer star, Graham Savoy (William Moseley), has always been too busy for love, but when he comes home to Notting Hill for Christmas, he changes his mind after meeting Georgia (Sarah Ramos) – a visiting American and the one person who has no idea who he is.”

Where to watch: Nov. 25, 6 p.m., Hallmark Channel

William Moseley and Sarah Ramos in William Moseley and Sarah Ramos in “Christmas in Notting Hill.” Hallmark Media/Steffan Hill

“Haul Out the Holly: Lit Up” 

Description: “As the holidays approach, Emily (Lacey Chabert) and Jared (Wes Brown) are looking forward to celebrating the holidays together again, this time as a couple. Emily, now embracing Evergreen Lane’s uniquely festive spirit, is ready to work with Jared, Ned (Stephen Tobolowsky), Mary Louise (Ellen Travolta) and Pamela (Melissa Peterman) to make this year’s Christmas celebrations the best yet – even if being the HOA president’s girlfriend doesn’t stop those dreaded decorating citations.  When a house on the block goes up for sale, it causes quite a stir with residents.  When the soon-to-be neighbors turn out to be holiday royalty (Morris, Aspen), it looks like this year’s competition is about to heat up. As the welcoming committee prepares for the new arrivals, only one thing is certain – this Christmas, Evergreen Lane is going to sleigh!”

Where to watch: Nov. 25, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

Charlotte Kay Witt, Carrie Morgan, Peter Jacobson, Melissa Peterman, Lacey Chabert, Wes Brown, Laura Wardle, Ellen Travolta in Charlotte Kay Witt, Carrie Morgan, Peter Jacobson, Melissa Peterman, Lacey Chabert, Wes Brown, Laura Wardle, Ellen Travolta in “Haul Out the Holly: Lit Up.” Hallmark Media/Natalie Cass

“Our Christmas Mural”

Description: “Olivia (Alex Paxton-Beesley) is a single mom who returns home for Christmas. Her mom secretly enters her into a mural contest; she wins but partners with teacher Will (Dan Jeannotte) to create a Christmas masterpiece.”

Where to watch: Nov. 26, 6 p.m., Hallmark Channel

 “A Biltmore Christmas” 

Description:  “Lucy Hardgrove (Bethany Joy Lenz) is a screenwriter who lands the job of a lifetime when she’s hired to pen the script for a remake of the beloved, holiday movie classic, His Merry Wife!, which was filmed in 1947 at the beautiful, historic Biltmore House. When the head of the studio isn’t satisfied with the ending Lucy wrote because it deviates from the original’s feel-good conclusion, he sends Lucy to Biltmore Estate for research and inspiration. While there, she unwittingly discovers the ability to travel to the 1947 set of His Merry Wife! through the help of an hourglass. While on set, she and Jack Huston (Kristoffer  Polaha), one of the film’s stars, spend time together and become close. But her sudden appearance has set off a chain of events that put the production in jeopardy. Before she can return to the present, Lucy must make things right or threaten to alter the future forever.”

Where to watch: Nov. 26, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

Bethany Joy Lenz, Kristoffer Polaha in Bethany Joy Lenz, Kristoffer Polaha in “A Biltmore Christmas.” Hallmark Media/David Scott Holloway

“Three Wise Men and a Baby” 

Description: Three brothers (Paul Campbell, Tyler Hynes, Andrew 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.” 

Where to watch: Nov. 27 on Hallmark Movies Now 

“Time for Her to Come Home for Christmas”

Description: “Facing her first Christmas without her mother and looking to avoid loneliness, Carly (Shenae Grimes-Beech) heads to a quaint town to lead the church choir at Christmas.  Once there, Carly meets Matthew (Chris Carmack), a man back in town after serving in the army.  As she gets to know Matthew, the choir and townspeople, she stumbles across clues that suggest she may have been brought here for a life changing reason.  As the mystery unravels one thing is clear, this journey will teach Carly about true love, learning to trust, and that forgiveness is needed to finally heal.”

Where to watch: Nov. 30, 8 p.m., Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

Chris Carmack and Shenae Grimes-Beech in Chris Carmack and Shenae Grimes-Beech in “Time for Her To Come Home for Christmas.” Hallmark Media/Johann Wall

“My Norwegian Holiday”

Description: “JJ (Rhiannon Fish), grieving the loss of her grandmother and seeking dissertation inspiration, stumbles upon an unexpected holiday destiny. Meeting Henrik (David Elsendoorn), a Norwegian from Bergen, their connection deepens when he discovers she has a troll figurine from his hometown. To explore the troll’s history and her grandmother’s ties, JJ agrees to join Henrik on a journey to Norway. In Bergen, they’re drawn into Henrik’s family Christmas and wedding traditions, with his sister’s wedding the day before Christmas Eve. JJ embarks on a holiday adventure, uncovering the troll’s origins and finding her own path to healing, love and family.”

Where to watch: Dec. 1, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

“A Not So Royal Christmas” 

Description: “Tabloid journalist Charlotte (Brooke D’Orsay) attempts to land an interview with a reclusive Count. In response, the royal family has a groundskeeper (Will Kemp) pose as the Count since the real one fled years ago.”

Where to watch:  Dec. 2, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

“Christmas With a Kiss”

Description: “A woman (Mishael Morgan) returns home to help with her family’s Christmas Carnival and romance ignites. A photojournalist (Ronnie Rowe Jr.) curates a surprise reunion.”

Where to watch:  Dec. 3, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

“Rescuing Christmas” 

Description: “In a world where Santa (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 (Rachel Leigh Cook), who has lost all affection for the season.  Even a blind date set up by her sister, with the affable and charming Sam (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.”

Where to watch: Dec. 7, Hallmark Movies Now

“To All a Good Night” 

Description: “A small-town photographer (Kimberley Sustad) saves the life of a mysterious man (Mark Ghanimé), who may just be in town to buy her family’s parkland — which is also the location of the annual Christmas celebration.”

Where to watch: Dec. 7, 8 p.m., Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

“Magic in Mistletoe”

Description: “Harrington (Paul 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 (Lyndie 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.”

Where to watch: Dec. 8, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

“Christmas on Cherry Lane”

Description:  “A young couple preparing to welcome their first child (John Brotherton, Erin Cahill); an empty-nester (Catherine Bell) and her fiancé (James Denton) ready to start a new chapter; and a couple (Jonathan Bennett, Vincent Rodgriquez 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.”

Where to watch: Dec. 9, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

“Round and Round” 

Description: “Rachel’s (Vic Michaelis) stuck in a time loop, reliving the night of her parents’ Hanukkah party.  Can Zach (Bryan Greenberg), the ‘nice boy’ Grandma’s trying to set her up with, help her make it to tomorrow?”

Where to watch: Dec. 10, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

Bryan Greenberg, Rick Hoffman and Vic Michaelis in Bryan Greenberg, Rick Hoffman and Vic Michaelis in “Round and Round” Hallmark Media/Craig Minielly

“An Ice Palace Romance”

Description: “A journalist (Celeste Desjardins) faces old fears when she returns to her hometown ice rink to cover a story.  With the help of the owner (Marcus Rosner) and his young daughter, she begins to reevaluate her life’s purpose.”

Where to watch: Dec. 14, Hallmark Movies Now

Marcus Rosner and Celeste Desjardins in Marcus Rosner and Celeste Desjardins in “An Ice Palance Romance.” Hallmark Media/Albert Camicioli

“Heaven Down Here”

Description: “Inspired by Mickey Guyton’s song of the same name, this 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 (Krystal Joy 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 (Richard Harmon), who doesn’t exactly embody the Christmas spirit.  Felix (Juan Riedinger) is a local pastor desperately trying to secure food for parishioners while his faith is challenged by his alienation by his son.  Clara (Tina Lifford) is a hospice nurse with an obstinate patient (Phylicia 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.”

Where to watch: Dec. 14, 8 p.m., Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

Richard Harmon, Juan Riedinger, Krystal Joy Brown, and Tina Lifford in “Heaven Down Here.” Hallmark Media/David Astorga

“The Secret Gift of Christmas”

Description: “Bonnie (Meghan Ory) is a personal shopper who helps her new, widowed client Patrick (Christopher 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.”

Where to watch: Dec. 15, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

“Sealed With a List”

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

Where to watch: Dec. 16, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

“Friends & Family Christmas” 

Description: “Daniella (Humberly 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 (Ali Liebert) is a talented entertainment lawyer trying to stay focused on her work after a broken engagement.  When Bridget 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.”

Where to watch: Dec. 17, 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel

“A Holiday Spectacular” 

“In 1958, Maggie (Ginna Claire 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.” 

Where to watch: Dec. 21 on Hallmark Movies Now 

“Miracle in Bethlehem, PA” 

Description: Successful and fiercely independent, Mary Ann Brubeck (Laura 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 (Benjamin 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.”

Where to watch: Dec. 21, 8 p.m., Hallmark Movies & Mysteries