As December rolls on, you may be craving more and more. Turns out the Hallmark Channels and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries are releasing 40 new holiday movies this year. So there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the cinematic equivalent of a hot sugar cookie.
Since there are a bunch of movies you can watch between these two channels, I’m trying to outline the must-watch Hallmark holiday movies for 2022. These are movies that have already premiered this year and have the highest ratings. high on IMDb. Below this roundup, you’ll find a full list of new Hallmark Christmas movie offerings for 2022. Grab some eggnog and let’s get to it.
Noel Next Door started the season strong as the first Hallmark 2022 Christmas movie to air. The film follows a single mother named Noelle (Natalie Hall) whose love interest also happens to be the neighborhood “Scrooge.” Tune into this one for some crowd-pleasing holiday romance.
The next session will be on December 25 at 8 a.m. ET / 7 a.m. Central on the Hallmark Channel.
My Southern Family’s Christmas
This charming story follows Campbell (Jaicy Elliot), a woman who meets her biological father for the first time. But there is a catch: she presented herself as a journalist writing a story. This sweet story will melt your heart.
The next session will be on December 25 at 10 p.m. ET / 9 p.m. Central on the Hallmark Channel.
Spies. Romance. Hot princes. The Royal Nanny truly has all the makings of a memorable holiday movie. Rachel Skarsten plays the titular nanny/MI5 agent who hides inside Kensington Palace. Pour a glass of holiday wine and escape to this one.
The next show is December 26 at 12 p.m. ET/December. 11 p.m. to 11 p.m. Central on the Hallmark Channel.
The spectacular cast of this film includes the Radio City Rockettes, two-time Oscar nominee Ann-Margret, Brady Bunch actress Eve Plumb, and Broadway performers Ginna Claire Mason and Derek Klena. The story follows a 1958 Philadelphia heiress (Mason) who puts her plans on hold to pursue a big dream.
The next session will be on December 24 at 8 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. Central on the Hallmark Channel.
Ghosts of Christmas forever
If you like your Christmas fare with a little whimsy, Ghosts of Christmas Always is the way to go. The film is about a Christmas gift ghost named Katherine (Kim Matula) who helps souls on Earth rediscover their Christmas spirit. Let this one bring some well-deserved joy to your evening.
The next session will be on December 25 at 4 a.m. ET / 3 a.m. Central on the Hallmark Channel.
Three brothers bond to care for a mysterious baby in this fun Christmas movie. If you’re aiming for a few laughs, this might be your best bet. Plus, it stars three Hallmark film veterans – Andrew Walker (A Bride for Christmas), Tyler Hynes (On the 12th Date of Christmas), and Paul Campbell (Christmas by Starlight).
The next session will be on December 25 at 6 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. Central on the Hallmark Channel.
It’s time for him to come home for Christmas
In this romantic vacation flick produced by Blake Shelton, a woman named Elizabeth (Holland Roden) receives an emotional message intended for someone else. Three Wise Men and a Baby actor Tyler Hynes and singer Tenille Townes also star.
The next screening will be on December 24 at 10 p.m. ET / 9 p.m. Central on the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries channel.
The Complete 2022 Hallmark Christmas Movie Schedule
Releases of “Countdown to Christmas” on the Hallmark Channel
- Friday, October 21: Christmas Next Door
- Saturday, October 22: We wish you a Christmas as a couple
- Sunday, October 23: A Kismet Christmas
- Friday, October 28: A cozy Christmas inn
- Saturday October 29: Jolly Good Christmas
- Sunday, October 30: Ghosts of Christmas always
- Friday, November 4: A magical Christmas village
- Saturday, November 5: Lights, Camera, Christmas!
- Sunday, November 6: All Saints Christmas
- Friday, November 11: In Merry Measure
- Saturday November 12: The Royal Nanny
- Sunday November 13: Christmas at the Golden Dragon
- Friday, November 18: Inventing the Prince of Christmas
- Saturday November 19: Three Wise Men and a Baby
- Sunday November 20: When I think of Christmas
- Thursday, November 24: My Christmas with family from the South
- Friday, November 25: #Christmas
- Friday, November 25: A Royal Corgi Christmas
- Saturday, November 26: A Tale of Two Christmases
- Saturday, November 26: Get out the holly
- Sunday, November 27: A Christmas Cookie Disaster
- Sunday, November 27: Holiday Show
- Friday, December 2: A Big Family Christmas
- Saturday, December 3: A Fabulous Vacation
- Sunday, December 4: Undercover Vacation
- Friday, December 9: The most colorful time of the year
- Saturday, December 10: Christmas class reunion
- Sunday, December 11: The Holiday Sitter
- Friday, December 16: Holiday Legacy
- Saturday December 17: It was Christmas Eve
- Sunday, December 18: Hanukkah on Rye
“Miracles of Christmas” Releases on the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel
- Saturday October 22: We need a little Christmas
- Saturday, October 29: Christmas Bedtime Stories
- Saturday, November 5: Christmas in Maple Valley
- Saturday November 12: Our Italian Christmas memories
- Saturday November 19: Long Lost Christmas
- Saturday, November 26: It’s time for him to come home for Christmas
- Saturday, December 3: Holiday stockings
- Saturday, December 10: The Gift of Peace
- Saturday, December 17: Five More Minutes: Moments Like These
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