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Alisha Grauso

It's hard to believe that it's already Thanksgiving. While we're thankful for our many blessings, we're also ready to dive into our favorite holiday full of ornaments, snowflake gingerbread cookies, wreaths, and family. Luckily for us, Christmas came early with the Hallmark Channel's ultimate gift: New, original holiday movie premieres every Saturday and Sunday at 8/7c. Sure, the stories are as fluffy as the occasional glass of egg nog, but it's just the way we like them. They keep us toasty and put a smile on our face every single time.

Here's a list of the upcoming premieres. Let us know which ones you plan on catching in the comments below. You can also get the complete rundown over at Hallmark.

Let It Snow

Premieres Saturday, November 30 at 8/7c

A resort executive is sent to a newly purchased lodge in Maine with instructions to turn it in to an ultra-modern resort, and finds a charming, successful lodge loaded with holiday spirit. Will she stick with her boss’s plans to tear everything down or find a way to save what she has come to love? Stars Candace Cameron-Bure and Alan Thicke.

The Christmas Spirit

Premieres Sunday, December 1 at 8/7c

Charlotte Hart is a distinguished journalist out to save a quiet New England town from a ruthless real estate developer, but a terrible car accident puts her plans into a spin. Stars Nicolette Sheridan and Olympia Dukakis.

Santa Switch

Premieres Saturday, December 7 at 8/7c

Even the real Santa Claus needs a break every so often! Dan (Ethan Erickson), a divorcing dad facing unemployment at holiday time, can’t even land a mall Santa job. Then the real Kris (Donavan Scott) visits from the North Pole, leaving Dan in charge of things. Fortunately Dan receives a little guidance from his elf assistant Eddie (Oscar® nominee Sean Astin). Now the fate of Christmas rests in Dan’s hands! Stars Sean Astin, Ethan Erickson, Anne Dudek, Annie Thurman and Griffin Cleveland.

Hats Off To Christmas

Premieres Saturday, December 14 at 8/7c

Instead of getting the promotion she deserves, Santa Hat Factory Assistant Manager Mia Winters is told by her boss to train his son, Nick, for the job instead. Though she is upset at being passed over, Mia soon finds herself falling for the charming Nick. When complications in their fledgling relationship arise, Mia must decide if she can really trust Nick with her heart, and the heart of her young son. Stars Haylie Duff and Antonio Cupo.

Finding Christmas

Premieres Sunday, December 15 at 8/7c

A disgruntled New York ad executive, Sean, swaps houses over Christmas with Owen, a North Carolina repairman who is also going through his own heartache. Owen meets Sean’s assistant Mia when he arrives in the big city. At the same time, Sean meets Owen’s sister, Ryan, when he arrives in North Carolina. Sparks fly between both couple, With Christmas approaching and the home swap nearing an end, the future for both of these new relationships is up in the air. Can these temporary holiday arrangements lead to long lasting love? Stars Tricia Helfer, JT Hodges, Mark Lutz and Cristina Rosato.


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