MARRYING FATHER CHRISTMAS
Premieres: SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4 9pm/8c
Stars: Erin Krakow, Niall Matter, Wendie Malick
When Miranda Chester (Krakow) sets off to find information on her biological father two Christmases ago, she never imagined her investigation would lead her to both the love of her life, Ian McAndrick (Matter), and the family she had always longed for, including Margaret Whitcomb (Malick) and step-brother Peter Whitcomb (Jim Thorburn). After her romantic engagement last Christmas, Miranda prepares for a Christmas wedding surrounded by this new family. While Miranda finalizes the details of her big day, Margaret forges a surprising romance with a friend from the past. Miranda’s wedding plans are quickly complicated when a mysterious visitor who claims to have ties to her late parents reaches out to her just days before her wedding. As Miranda’s wedding approaches, she must decide if she wants to spend one of the most momentous days of her life with this new family connection, and must carefully navigate the first steps into the next chapter of her life with Ian.
A VETERAN'S CHRISTMAS
Premieres: SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11 9pm/8c
Stars: Eloise Mumford and Sean Faris
Captain Grace Garland (Mumford), a decorated U.S. veteran, returns home after two tours of Search and Rescue in Afghanistan. After being separated from her beloved K9 partner, Grace must rediscover the magic of Christmas. When she finds herself stranded in the town of River’s Crossing a couple weeks before Christmas, the local judge, Joe Peterson (Faris), offers her a place to stay on his property and takes it upon himself to show Grace everything she has been missing; Christmas, family, community, and love.
RETURN TO CHRISTMAS CREEK
Premieres: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17 9pm/8c
Stars: Tori Anderson, Stephen Huszar, Steven Weber, Kari Matchett
As Christmas approaches, Amelia Hughes (Anderson), a career-focused Chicago app developer lacking in holiday spirit, returns to her small hometown of Christmas Creek to rediscover the meaning of Christmas. There, she reunites with her childhood best friend Mike (Huszar) and her estranged uncle Harry (Weber), whose mysterious rift with Amelia’s father divided her family during the holiday season when she was a child. As she engages in local holiday festivities — and begins falling for Mike — Amelia finds herself feeling the Christmas spirit.
A GODWINK CHRISTMAS
Premieres: SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18 9pm/8c
Stars: Kimberley Sustad, Paul Campbell, Kathie Lee Gifford
As Christmas approaches, Paula, a St. Louis antique appraiser, reluctantly accepts a marriage proposal from her boyfriend Daniel. Sensing her reticence, her Aunt Jane invites Paula to her Nantucket home. When Paula visits nearby Martha's Vineyard, she meets a charming inn owner, Gery, and enjoys the celebrating the holiday festivities with him. Although Paula develops feelings for Gery, she moves forward with her engagement, but Aunt Jane reminds her that sometimes we receive messages from above to help determine which direction life should take. From author, SQuire Rushnell of the God Winks book series.
LAST VERMONT CHRISTMAS
Premieres: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19 9pm/8c
Stars: Erin Cahill and Justin Bruening
Every year, three sisters, Megan (Cahill), Bethany, and Mary, reunite every Christmas in their childhood home. This year, though, their parents have put the house up for sale, and the buyer is Nash (Bruening), Megan’s former childhood sweetheart.
HOPE AT CHRISTMAS
Premieres: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20 9pm/8c
Stars: Ryan Paevey and Scottie Thompson
Sydney Ragsdale (Thompson), recently divorced, decides to spend Christmas in a house she inherited with her young daughter. As Sydney begins to spend more time at the local bookstore, she meets a teacher, Mac (Paevey), who also fills in for the town Santa. Mac tries to make Christmas wishes come true, and this year Sydney is at the top of his ‘nice’ list. As a new opportunity with the bookstore unfolds, Mac helps Sydney open herself up to life, love, and believing in the spirit of Christmas again.
CHRISTMAS ON HONEYSUCKLE LANE
Premieres: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24 9pm/8c
Stars: Alicia Witt and Colin Ferguson
Emma (Witt) returns home to celebrate Christmas for the last time with her siblings in the house they grew up in. After their parents’ recent passing, the siblings reluctantly agree to sell the family home on Honeysuckle Lane, leaving Emma in charge of its belongings. While Emma’s mother’s collection is being appraised, they find a hidden surprise that takes them on a journey to discover the power of love and family during the holidays. Based on the book by Mary Elizabeth McDonough.
Premieres: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1 9pm/8c
Stars: Emily Osment and Ryan Rottman
Heidi (Osment), who initially left her small town of Pleasant Valley with the dream of one day becoming a successful painter, has put her own art on hold to excel as an art gallery curator. Now, a week before the gallery’s big Christmas party, she must return home to watch her niece and nephew. She comes face to face with her high school love, Chris, now a teacher, who is in over his head after he must find a new last-minute location for the Christmas dance. Heidi offers to help him and together they discover a beautiful place for the dance, perfectly capturing the Christmas spirit, called Wonderland Farms. The more time Heidi spends in Pleasant Valley decorating for the Christmas SnowBall, the more she finds herself inspired to start painting again. With Christmas fast approaching, Heidi soon becomes torn between the life she built in the city and the life she is surprisingly charmed by back in Pleasant Valley, embracing her true passion.
ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE
Premieres: SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2 9pm/8c
Stars: Aimee Teegarden and Brett Dalton
Told she would have less than a few months to live without a liver transplant, Heather Krueger’s time was running out when a kind stranger, Chris Dempsey, heard of her plight and discovered he was a perfect match. The two met and before long a friendship developed into romance. The movie follows Heather and Chris’ journey over three Christmases as his selfless gesture leads to a Christmas miracle for everyone involved. Based on a true story.
MEMORIES OF CHRISTMAS
Premieres: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8 9pm/8c
Stars: Christina Milian and Mark Taylor
Noelle (Milian) was raised by the queen of Christmas. When she inherits her late mother’s house, she finds out that her mother had been hiring someone to decorate it — Dave (Taylor). The deal is off, but Dave convinces Noelle to let him carry on the tradition. As the display goes up, Noelle’s defenses start to come down. She embraces the town’s Christmas gala that was her mother’s legacy, finds unexpected love, and develops a joy for the holidays that she never thought possible.
TIME FOR ME TO COME HOME FOR CHRISTMAS
Premieres: SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9 9pm/8c
Stars: Josh Henderson and Megan Park
Based on the song by Blake Shelton and the book by Dorothy Shakleford and Travis Thrasher. It’s the last Friday before Christmas in New York City and a massive storm is brewing. Small-town business woman Cara Hill is meeting with her banker while country music star Heath Sawyer is playing Madison Square Garden. When the flight to Tulsa they’re both booked on is canceled, this unlikely pair of strangers winds up traveling together. Each has a secret — Heath hasn’t written a song since his father died, and Cara’s mother recently passed and her family’s jam business is failing. Will Christmas provide a miracle — and a chance at love?
NORTHERN LIGHTS OF CHRISTMAS
Premieres: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15 9pm/8c
Stars: Ashley Williams and Corey Sevier
When pilot Zoey Hathaway (Ashley Williams) inherits her uncle’s ranch in Alaska, plans to sell the place and buy her own plane go out the window after she meets the ranch’s handsome ranch hand, Alec Wynn (Corey Sevier), along with the ranch's resident reindeer, Holly and Palmer.
SMALL TOWN CHRISTMAS
Premieres: SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16 9pm/8c
Stars: Kristoffer Polaha, Ashley Newbrough
Author Nell Phillips’ first book has become a surprise best-seller of the Christmas season. Nell’s last stop on a nationwide book tour takes her to the town of Springdale, the hometown of Emmett Turner, a young man she met over five years ago while both were junior copy editors at a New York publishing company. Nell was hurt when Emmett stood her up for a dinner date and then disappeared from New York without any explanation. As Nell is quick to admit, Emmett’s colorful, nostalgic anecdotes about Springdale inspired her to write this book that is shaping her life and especially this holiday season.
CHRISTMAS AT GRAND VALLEY
Premieres: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21 9pm/8c
Stars: Danica McKellar and Brennan Elliott
Burned out from the hubbub of the Chicago gallery world, artist Kelly (McKellar) returns home to the picturesque Grand Valley just in time for Christmas. Maybe her favorite town’s shining season will reinvigorate her love of art and guide her down her next path. Leo (Elliott), businessman and all-star dad to his children, struggles to balance his time this holiday season. When he is assigned to review a hotel in Grand Valley for its value, he sees this as the perfect opportunity for a Christmas family vacation. It isn’t long until Kelly and Leo’s worlds collide. As Kelly re-experiences her favorite Grand Valley traditions with Leo and his children, she begins to find her way back to her passion for art.
CHRISTMAS BELLS ARE RINGING
Premieres: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22 10pm/9c
Stars: Emilie Ullerup, Josh Kelly
Samantha, a freelance photographer, is returning to Cape Cod for the first time since the death of her mother years earlier. She’s going to celebrate her father’s Christmas Eve wedding but is anxious to revisit past memories. On a deadline for a big Christmas spread that could ignite her career, she enlists the help of her childhood friend, Mike, to show her around. In the time she spends in Cape Cod, she realizes that Christmas is wherever your family is.