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Hallmark’s 2020 ‘Countdown to Christmas’ Schedule: Here’s When All 40 New Movies Will Air

Hallmark’s 2020 ‘Countdown to Christmas’ Schedule: Here’s When All 40 New Movies Will Air

Hallmark’s 2020 “Countdown to Christmas” has already begun, with a total of 40 new holiday movies set to air this season across the Hallmark Channel and sister network Hallmark Movies & Mysteries — some of which started rolling out well before Halloween.

While there are some fan-favorite Hallmark actors and actresses starring in the lineup, like Candace Cameron Bure, Lacey Chabert, Will Kemp, Holly Robinson Peete and Danica McKellar, there are several newcomers leading films, including Aaron Tveit, Krystal Joy Brown, Victoria Clark, Tom McGowan, Alvina August, Janel Parrish, Jeremy Jordan and Marisol Nichols, among many others.

This year’s slate also includes “The Christmas House,” which stars Jonathan Bennett and features a storyline about a gay couple looking to adopt their first child. Hallmark and its competitor Lifetime have been criticized over the years for not including LGBTQ lead characters and related plots in their Christmas movies. Hallmark said it would commit

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