Saturday, December 16, 2017


We are getting increasingly closer to Christmas, and yet, we still have plenty of New Christmas Movies in store!

I hope you enjoy these new offerings this weekend... from Hallmark, ION, Lifetime, and more!

Saturday December 16, 2017:

image via: Hallmark Crown Media

Storyline via Hallmark: A confirmed bachelor’s life is turned upside down when he takes in his young niece and nephew a week before Christmas, his absolutely least favorite time of year. As he struggles to “make Christmas” for the kids, with a little help from his lovely next door neighbor, he learns... Click Here to Read More...

See the premiere of Christmas Next Door
Saturday December 16, 2017
at 8pm/7c. on the Hallmark Channel

Snowed Inn Christmas
image via: Lifetime

Storyline via Lifetime: Jenna Hudson (Bethany Joy Lenz, Colony) and Kevin Jenner (Andrew Walker, A Bride for Christmas) are polar opposites, working for the same online publication in New York City. With both having nowhere they want to be for Christmas, they volunteer for a special writing assignment. After a snowstorm forces their plane to land in none other than Santa Claus, Indiana, the two are placed in a Christmas Wonderland and the focus of their story shifts to saving the historic town inn run by Carol and Christopher Winters. As the two overcome their differences, they also rediscover... Click Here to Read More...

See the premiere of Snowed Inn Christmas
Saturday December 16, 2017
at 8pm/7c. on Lifetime

My Christmas Grandpa (mini movie)
image via: Lifetime

Storyline via Lifetime: The cashier at a small market is a grouchy man who never has a smile for anyone; but when a little girl asks for a Grandpa for Christmas... Click Here to Read More...

See the premiere of My Christmas Grandpa (mini movie)
Saturday December 16, 2017
at 10pm/9c. on Lifetime

image via: ION

Storyline via ION: When her best friend invites her along for a holiday themed sail, an aspiring novelist, Pam, unexpectedly finds... Click Here to Read More...

See the premiere of A Christmas Cruise
Saturday December 16, 2017
at 9pm/8c. on ION

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Storyline from After accidentally destroying a bag of Christmas wishes from a small town on the eve of Christmas Eve, two junior elves learn that if even one wish goes unfulfilled, Christmas could be extinguished forever. For the first time in their lives, the elves Mindy and Cam venture out of the North Pole and sneak into... Click Here to Read More...

Saturday December 16, 2017
at 9pm/8c. on BYU
(*Please note: This is an encore airing. I apologize for missing it's premiere date on BYU, as this was a later addition to BYU's schedule. Please see my Christmas TV Schedule for additional showings!)

Sunday December 17, 2017:

Christmas Connection
image via: Hallmark Crown Media

Storyline via Hallmark: Adventurous flight attendant Sydney’s plans for a tropical Christmas get delayed when she helps an unaccompanied minor get home to Chicago to her dad Jonathan, a handsome widower and investigative reporter. Faced with a shortage of out-going flights, Sydney is... Click Here to Read More...

See the premiere of Christmas Connection
Sunday December 17, 2017
at 8pm/7c. on the Hallmark Channel

image via: FOX

Storyline: "A Christmas Story Live!" is inspired by the original film and the Tony-winning Broadway production.

A live broadcast of the Broadway hit "A Christmas Story: The Musical" in which Ralphie wishes for nothing more than a Red Rider BB Gun for Christmas.

See the premiere of A Christmas Story Live!
Sunday December 17, 2017
at 8pm/7c. on FOX
*Please note: this is a LIVE production... check ratings before viewing!

Romance at Reindeer Lodge
image via: Hallmark Crown Media

Storyline via Hallmark: A workaholic spends her forced holiday vacation at an enchanting bed-and-breakfast inn in Vermont, quite by accident, and there she is transformed by... Click Here to Read More...

See the premiere of Romance at Reindeer Lodge
Sunday December 17, 2017
at 9pm/8c. on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

I hope your weekend is filled with joy, love, and heartwarming thoughts of Christmases past and Christmases to come!

Please note: I have not previewed all of these new Christmas films above. Please be sure to check ratings before viewing!

If you have a minute, with all the Christmas rush, be sure to share below which movie you can't wait to see... or afterwards, which movie you enjoyed best!

From my home to yours, I wish you a Christmas that is joyful and warm. Many blessings to you and yours!

🎅  Merry Christmas to You All!!! Net 🎅

Friday, December 15, 2017

UPDATE on Hallmark Channel's 2018 ❄WINTERFEST❄ Movies + Lori Loughlin to host Preview Show! #Hearties

image: Hallmark Crown Media

Winterfest Preview Show

Details via Hallmark...

"Cozy up by the fire and get a sneak peek at all 4 world premiere original movies coming to Hallmark Channel this January as we celebrate new beginnings during Winterfest. Hosted by Lori Loughlin."
(more details to come!)

LOVE ON THE SLOPES image via: Hallmark Crown Media

Here's an update on the 4 New Winterfest Movies - Coming in 2018 via Hallmark:

Premieres Saturday, January 6th at 9/8c
Starring Katrina Bowden and Thomas Beaudoin
NYC-based copy editor, Alex, is sent to Ridgeline Resort, an extreme sports outpost, to write a story for a travel writing competition. At first, she fails at everything – much to the chagrin of Cole, an extreme sports enthusiast who thinks this city girl should head back to New York. But when Alex offers to assist Cole with his local arts festival, he reluctantly obliges to be her guide as she faces her fears doing one extreme sport after the next.

Premieres Saturday, January 13th at 9/8c
Starring Rachael Leigh Cooke and Niall Matter
When struggling bookstore owner Mary and the bad boy of professional hockey, Adam, are teamed together to help facilitate an image makeover for the other, they soon realize that opposites attract and they find themselves unexpectedly frozen in love.

Premieres Saturday, January 20th at 9/8c
Starring Taylor Cole
Cara, a women’s magazine writer who gets burned by her boyfriend on New Years’ Eve, decides to go on a dating detox. Challenged by her employer to write about it, she hopes a spontaneous ski getaway with her best friend will spark inspiration. Complicating matters, they discover they’ve double booked their chalet with two eligible men, including Ben, an entrepreneur. When the share-mates get snowed in, Cara and Ben are thrown together.

Premieres Saturday, January 27th at 9/8c
Starring Dean Cain and Kristy Swanson
A former ski champion reenters the competitive world when a 16-year old downhill racer asks for help, leading her to reawaken an old passion and find a new love.

I hope you find comfort and warmth - in these all new Winterfest Hallmark movies! May they soothe the transition from Christmas to the New Year... where we can still dream of "Walkin' in a Winter Wonderland"!!!

Blessings to you all, Net

When Calls the Heart The Christmas Wishing Tree🎄 - a Hallmark Channel Original "Countdown to Christmas" Movie starring... Lori Loughlin, Erin Krakow, Daniel Lissing, Jack Wagner, Kavan Smith, Pascale Hutton, Paul Greene, and More!!! #Hearties


Movie: When Calls the Heart The Christmas Wishing Tree

Network: Hallmark Channel

Original Air Date: December 25, 2017 *Christmas Day!*


Lori Loughlin ... Abigail Stanton
Jack Wagner ... Bill Avery
Erin Krakow ... Elizabeth Thatcher
Daniel Lissing ... Jack Thornton
Paul Greene ... Carson Shepherd
Pascale Hutton ... Rosemary Coulter
Kavan Smith ... Leland Coulter
Martin Cummins ... Henry Gowen
Johannah Newmarch ... Molly Sullivan
Loretta Walsh ... Florence Blakeley
Carter Ryan Evancic ... Cody Stanton
Ali Skovbye ... Becky Stanton
Jaiven Natt ... Robert
Ava Grace Cooper ... Opal
Kadence Roach ... Anna Hayford
Liam Hughes ... Philip Cantrell
Hannah Zirke ... Ruby Benson
Genea Charpentier ... Laura Campbell
Imogen Tear ... Hattie
Callum Seagram Airlie ... Harper Tucker
Benjamin Phillip Rosenbaum ... Mike Hickam
Eliza Norbury ... Wilma Lawson
Hrothgar Mathews ... Ned Yost
Nick Hunnings
Sarah Smyth
Mary Black


Storyline via Hallmark: It’s Christmastime in Hope Valley and the town is abuzz over the introduction of the Wishing Tree, with all the townspeople eagerly placing their wishes on its branches in the hopes they’ll be granted. Elizabeth (Erin Krakow) wishes for the return of her fiancé, Constable Jack Thornton (Daniel Lissing).

Meanwhile, town mayor Abigail (Lori Loughlin) leads the creation of Hope Valley’s Christmas Parade, featuring a passionate band, led by sheriff Bill Avery (Jack Wagner). Abigail’s newly adopted son, Cody (Carter Ryan Evancic), tries to make their first Christmas together special, connecting her past with their bright future.

Rosemary (Pascale Hutton) and Lee (Kavan Smith), Hope Valley’s most endearing married couple, will discover how important Christmas traditions and treasured memories are.

Meanwhile, Doctor Carson Shepherd (Paul Greene) exhibits faith and resilience when he tries to heal and inspire a guarded woman who has given up on the spirit of Christmas. And Hope Valley’s disgraced former mayor, Henry Gowen (Martin Cummins), gets a second chance at redemption.

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*images via: Hallmark Crown Media Family Networks
Credit: Copyright 2017 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Alan Zenuk

Rocky Mountain Christmas - a Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Christmas Movie starring Kristoffer Polaha, Lindy Booth, and Treat Williams!


Movie: Rocky Mountain Christmas

Network: Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

Original Air Date: December 22, 2017

*Please Note: This movie Premieres on a FRIDAY!


Kristoffer Polaha ... Graham Mitchell
Lindy Booth ... Sarah McKinney
Treat Williams ... Roy McKinney
Chris McNally ... Cody McKinney
Paige McCullogh ... Nicole Collins
Marci T. House ... Delilah
Rhonda Dent ... Paige
Jason Schombing ... Peter
Duncan Minett ... Deejay
Kelly Konno ... Jenny Riggle
Garfield Wilson ... Fireman
Chris Shields ... Jacobs
Jessica Heafey ... Josephine
Arpad Balogh ... Reporter
Jess Brown ... Lisa – Hostess
Gary Peterman ... Santa Claus
Roz Murray ... Volunteer


Storyline via Hallmark: A broken-hearted New York interior designer retreats to her family’s dude ranch in Colorado for the holidays, but the arrival of a movie star who wants to learn how to ride and wrangle for his next film changes everything, as the unlikely pair find common ground and a romantic spark that begs to be fanned.

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*images via: Hallmark Crown Media Family Networks
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