Since today is Black Friday and you are in the shopping mood, we wanted to present an overview of holiday TV movies that are now on sale…and would make perfect gifts for everyone on your shopping list. Each of these telefilms (most of which originally aired on the Hallmark Channel) are filled with the magic and wonder of the holiday season and as such make perfect viewing right now or whenever you need a little Christmas!
Keeping a promise to his late father, jaded journalist Tom Langdon (Dermot Mulroney) takes a train from Washington, D.C., to Los Angeles with the intention of writing about a trip. During the four-day cross-country trek, Tom strikes up unexpected connections with the eclectic group of fellow travelers and is shocked to discover that his ex-girlfriend, Eleanor (Kimberly Williams-Paisley), is also onboard. Is there still hope for the former flames? Heartfelt holiday drama also stars Danny Glover, Joan Cusack, Holly Elissa.
Widower Ryan Bellamy (Teddy Sears) and his 8-year-old daughter, Zoe (Jaeda Lily Miller), are passing through the small town of Evergreen, Vermont, when Zoe wishes on a snow globe that she and her dad can spend Christmas in the picturesque burg. As a snowstorm prevents them from leaving, it sets the stage for a little holiday romance between Ryan and local veterinarian Allie Shaw (Ashley Williams), whose planned trip to Washington, D.C., is also canceled. With Holly Robinson Peete, Barbara Niven.
Fireman Zachary Stone (Brandon Routh) didn’t consider himself a cat person…or the marrying kind. However, when a seasonal call found him taking in a homeless kitty, and then having to be schooled in pet care by gorgeous veterinary student Marilee (Kimberly Sustad), he finds himself rethinking both stances. Charming holiday romance co-stars Chelsea Hobbs, Stephanie Bennett, and Gregory Harrison.
It’s Christmas at an Oregon bed and breakfast, and Finn (David Haydn-Jones) arrives to find out why his estranged, recently deceased father left nurse and single mom Willa (Autumn Reeser) $100,000 and an expensive trip in his will. At first convinced his dad had been conned, Finn begins to change his mind as he bonds with Willa and her son, Scout (Liam Hughes). Teryl Rothery, Andrew Airlie, Bruce Dawson co-star in this Hallmark Movies & Mysteries holiday tale.
Fired from her job as a maid at a swanky New York City hotel, Allie Evans (Danica McKellar) is immediately offered a position as governess to Theodora (Ellie Botterill), the 10-year-old daughter of King Maximillian (Rupert Penry-Jones) of the European nation of Winshire. As Christmas fast approaches, Allie forms a strong bond with the young princess and the handsome king, but will it be enough to prevent Maximillian from going through with an arranged royal marriage? Pavel Douglas, Colin McFarlane co-star in this heartfelt Hallmark Channel movie.
Shut out of the prestigious residency she’d been seeking, intern Lauren Brunell (Candace Cameron Bure) opted to take the opening for town doctor in remote Garland, Alaska. After coming to know the good-natured residents–and attentive local gentry Andy Holliday (David O’Donnell)–she’s got doubts about going back to her old life…but what’ll happen when she learns the truth about the “manufacturing concern” run by Andy’s jolly dad (Brian Doyle-Murray)? Seasonal charmer co-stars Robert Pine, Kendra Mylnechuk.
It’s Christmas and Alice is about to meet her fiancé Will’s parents for the first time. Travelling ahead with Will planning to follow in a few days, Alice meets Matt, whom she believes is Will’s brother. After spending several days with Matt’s warm and welcoming family, she realizes she’s at the wrong house. And when her real in-laws-to-be turn out to be cold and stodgy, Alice wonders if she’s marrying into the right family. Alicia Witt, Mark Wiebe, Scott Gibson star in this Hallmark Channel movie.
Eric Redford’s (Jesse Metcalfe) dedication to his bachelor lifestyle leaves little room for a Christmas celebration. But when he gets stuck watching his niece and nephew around the holidays, he has no choice but to turn to Yuletide-loving neighbor April (Fiona Gubelmann) for help. As he and April begin spending more time together, Eric starts to appreciate the joys that both Christmas and true love can bring. Brittany Bristow, Jenna Weir co-star in this Hallmark Channel original.
There wouldn’t normally be any problem predicting a “happily ever after” for a couple as in love as Leo (Stephen Hagan) and Emily (Lacey Chabert)─but these two aren’t your average, everyday young lovers. Leo’s the heir to a royal throne and Emily’s a humble seamstress from Philadelphia, and their romance irks Leo’s mother, the queen (Jane Seymour), who has decided that her son will be marrying someone else! Made-for-TV holiday romance co-stars Simon Dutton, Katherine Flynn.
Why, that’s Christmastime, of course, and that’s the lesson that an overworked single mom (Brooke Burns) learns in this charming Yule-themed romantic comedy, as her visiting uncle (Henry Winkler) brings along a handsome stranger (Warren Christie) who opens her eyes–and her heart–to the wonders of the season.
It seems that a good deed really didn’t go unpunished for struggling small-town single mom Christine Eisley (Bethany Joy Lenz), as her stopping to render medical aid to a stricken senior got her fired just in time for the holidays. To top it all off, she lost her precious family heirloom locket in the hubbub. As she tries to hold it together for the kids, handsome local Jason (John Reardon) comes knocking with a surprise that may salvage the season! Susan Hogan, Greyston Holt co-star.
Recent divorcée Nell Blakemore (Anne Heche) just wanted her kids’ first Christmas without their father to be special…and Cesar (Carlos Gomez) thought the Blakemore porch would be a safe place for the abandoned beagle puppy he found. If you think you know where this is going, think again, because after Cesar slips and falls, the family’s attempts to get him to the hospital plunges them all into a series of comic mishaps! Entertaining holiday farce co-stars Ali Skovbye, Griffin Kane, Kevin Daniels, Brian Tee.
In this sequel to “Finding Father Christmas,” Miranda (Erin Krakow), one year after learning the late biological father she never knew was a famed actor, is happy to be spending Christmas with a bunch of relatives she’s only now getting to know. Attempts to keep her paternity a secret are jeopardized by mysterious messages that threaten to reveal the truth and bring scandal to her newfound family. Holiday-themed Hallmark Movies & Mysteries drama also stars Niall Matter, Wendie Malick, Michael Kopsa.
Based on the novel by Debbie Macomber, this heartwarming telefilm follows an overwhelmed widower as he tries to find a housekeeper to help him with his 6-year-old twin sons. With the holidays approaching, he finds the answers to his prayers in the form of a mysterious nanny who helps him rediscover the joys of life. James Van Der Beek, Doris Roberts, Erin Karpluk star.
Christmas is always a wonderful time of year at Holly Lodge, a quaint mountain inn owned by Sophie Bennett (Alison Sweeney). Sophie’s holidays take a romantic turn when she meets the handsome Evan (Jordan Bridges)…until she finds out he’s been sent by a wealthy land developer to check out the property. Can Sophie save Holly Lodge while trying not to fall for Evan? Sheryl Lee Ralph, Crystal Lowe, Toby Levins co-star.
In this warm and colorful Hallmark Channel telefilm, unemployed single mother Nicky (Alicia Witt) looks to secure an income in time to make the holidays happy for her 8-year-old daughter, applying for a job at Cartwright’s department store. Turned away by the VP (Gabrielle Miller) who believes she might steal the heart of a handsome colleague (Gabriel Hogan), Nicky secretly becomes the store’s Santa Claus! With Wallace Shawn, Linda Kash.
It was bad when Layla (Jessica Lowndes) had to put on a brave front and attend the holiday wedding of her cousin Jessica (Pauline Egan)…and her ex Jack (Jay Hindle). It was worse that her last-minute escort was her estranged friend Seth (Daniel Lissing)…who’d introduced the bride and groom. It was the worst when gossip started about how she and Seth were engaged…and comic circumstances forced them to have to run with the rumor! Seasonal romantic farce co-stars Karen Kruper, Casey Manderson.
Rhode Island farmer Jess Sanford (Sam Elliott) was nonplussed when new neighbor Tom Marks (John Corbett) came around in late summer asking after pumpkins and Christmas trees. When he discovers that Tom’s young daughter Vanessa (Emily Alyn Lind) is fighting cancer–and that the family’s trying to accelerate the holiday seasons for her–he pitches in to make it happen, healing some of his own wounds along the way. Inspirational offering co-stars Sarah Paulson, Karen Allen, Elizabeth McLaughlin.
It was just business as usual for unsentimental exec Stephanie Beck (Candace Cameron Bure) when her boss–and distant dad (Alan Thicke)–sent her to evaluate his newly acquired ski lodge over Christmas. As she’s steeped in the seasonal warmth of the managing family–and the attentions of their handsome son (Jesse Hutch)–will it change her bottom line? Holiday romance co-stars Gabrielle Rose, Dan Willmott.
Psychology professor Lindsay Rogers (Eloise Mumford) found herself torn between the proposal of her small-town long-time (Michael Stahl-David) and the offer of a position at Yale. Lost on a foggy December night, she accepted a ride from a horse-drawn carriage…whose mysterious driver (William Shatner) uncannily dropped her off three years in the future, where she could see the consequences of her choices. Charming seasonal fantasy also stars Christopher Lloyd, Laura Soltis.
In this Hallmark Channel holiday tale, Hannah Harper (Jill Wagner) is an executive with a large conglomerate that wants to buy Aunt Sally’s Christmas Cookie Company, a struggling operation and the backbone of the town of Cookie Jar. Sent to close the deal–and the factory–Hannah finds her job will be tougher than she thought when she falls for the company’s owner, Jake (Wes Brown), who wants to keep the business right where it is. Will the spirit of the season be enough to save Cookie Jar? With P. Lynn Johnson, Chris Gauthier.
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