Already got the holiday spirit? I know I do. I’m excited to delve into the world of holiday, heart-warming and sometimes thought provoking t.v movies and specials; and I want to offer you whatever information I gather on where to go, what to watch and when. If you are a Christmas fanatic, like I am and you really love Christmas movies and specials as much as I do, please feel free to come back every week for info on what’s on that week. Also hit up my comment box and tell me what you are going to watch, what you watched and what did you think? Let me know. Looking forward to hearing you. Have a great week.
Friday 12th- Thursday 18th
This week Hallmark’s Countdown to Christmas begins; all Christmas movies all month long. I love Hallmark.
Disney Movie Premiere- 8 P.M, The Disney Channel
Avalon High- This new Disney Channel movie follows Allie, a teen girl who’s thrilled when her parents, traveling professors who teach King Arthur’s legend, tell her that she’ll get to stay at her new school until she graduates. But shortly after arriving at Avalon High, she discovers a few uncanny similarities between King Arthur’s legacy and her new high school. Is it a modern-day Camelot?
Wizards of Waverly Place –9: 45 P.M, The Disney Channel
Alex Tells the World- In the premiere of its fourth season, after escaping from a government agency that was holding them captive, the Russos return home to find they no longer have contact with the wizard world.
9:00 P.M, Hallmark Channel
A Family Thanksgiving- An ambitious attorney striving to become partner at her New York law firm bumps her head and wakes up in an alternate reality as a wife and mother of two. She unexpectedly finds great joy in having a family and, after being pulled back into the real world, is far less fulfilled as a single woman living only for her career. Realizing how much she is sacrificing, she sets a new direction in life to make room for love and family. Stars Daphne Zuniga and Faye Dunaway.
6:00 A.M- Finding John Christmas– A mysterious stranger is photographed as he performs an act of bravery. The town, curious to know his identity, labels him “John Christmas.” Nurse Kathleen McCallister is especially interested in him because she believes he is her brother who has been missing for 25 years. Emmy« Award winner Peter Falk reprises his role as Max the angel. Stars Valerie Bertinelli, William Russ and Peter Falk.
8:00 A.M- When Angels Come to Town- Emmy« Award winner Peter Falk reprises his role as Max the angel in this heartwarming holiday drama about two very different families who need his help at Christmas. This time, Max’s job is at stake when his heavenly supervisor comes to earth to discipline him for contacting the wrong family in need. Also stars Katey Sagal, Tammy Blanchard, and Seann Gallagher.
10:00 A.M-What I Did For Love- A big city attorney doesn’t know what he’s in for when his fiance brings him back to her small hometown of Pine Gap to meet her family during the holidays. Once there he must survive not only the rigors of country-life but also her father, a tough and weathered lawyer-loather rancher. Stars Jeremy London, Dorie Barton and Sally Struthers.
12: 00 P.M- Moonlight & Mistletoe- Having grown up with Christmas year-round in a quaint New England town named Santaville with her dad playing Santa, a young woman has lost her Christmas spirit. When her dad is injured she returns home to find Santaville in financial trouble. In her effort to help her dad save his beloved Santaville, she is able to reconcile her past and find love in her future. Stars Tom Arnold, Candace Cameron Burre, and Barbara Niven
2:00 P.M- A Family Thanksgiving
4: 00 P.M- The Good Witch-When Cassandra Nightengale moves into a small town’s supposedly “haunted house” and opens an aromatherapy shop, she changes the lives of the local residents with her magical ways. Stars Catherine Bell and Chris Potter.
6:00 P.M- The Good Witch’s Garden– Good witch Cassie Nightingale has finally found a home at stately Grey House and her relationship with handsome police chief Jake Russell is blossoming, when mysterious stranger Nick Chasen arrives in town. Nick claims to be a long lost relative of the house’s original owner and soon threatens the new life Cassie has found. Sequel to the popular Hallmark Channel original The Good Witch.Stars Catherine Bell and Chris Potter.
8:00 P.M- The Good Witch’s Gift-Cassandra ôCassieö Nightingale always has a few tricks up her sleeve, but is surprised when her handsome fiancT, chief of police Jake Russell, proposes they set their wedding date for Christmas Eveùonly six days away! The two hurry to plan the wedding, but run trouble into when a criminal from Jake’s past returns to town. Stars Catherine Bell and Chris Potter.
10:00 P.M-The Good Witch’s Gift
12:00 A.M- The Good Witch’s Gift
2: 00 A.M- The Good Witch
4:00 A.M- The Good Witch’s Garden
6:00 A.M- Moonlight & Mistletoe
8:00 A.M-The Most Wonderful Time of the Year- The overwhelming tasks that go along with Christmas have taken the joy out of the holidays for busy single mom Jennifer Cullen. Then her Uncle Ralph arrives at her home with the young, handsome Morgan Derby. Morgan’s love of Christmas, and life, is contagious and as Jennifer glumly navigates through the holidays, she soon realizes that what she needs most is right under her nose. Stars Henry Winkler, Brooke Burns and Warren Christie.
10:00 A.M- A Season For Miracles – With a little help from an angel, Christmas miracles happen for a homeless family. Stars Patty Duke, Laura Dern, Carla Gugino, Lynn Redgrave, and Kathy Baker.
12:00 P.M- Fallen Angel- A high-powered Los Angeles lawyer returns to his deceased fathers home in Maine where he is reunited with his past. Stars Gary Sinise, and Joely Richardson.
2:00 P.M-Silver Bells- Anne Heche and Tate Donovan star in an adaptation of Luanne Rice’s holiday tale about a widower who finds love in New York City.
4:00 P.M- All I Want for Christmas-A nine-year-old boy enters a corporate-sponsored contest in which entrants are asked for their greatest Christmas wish. Unbeknownst to his widowed, mother he asks the contest organizers to help her find a new husband. Stars Gail O’Grady, Robert Mailhouse, Jimmy ‘Jax’ Pinchack, and Greg Germann.
6:00 P.M- The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
8:00 P.M- The Good Witch’s Gift
10:00 P.M- A Season For Miracles
12:00 A.M- Silver Bells
2:00 A.M- Fallen Angel
4:00 A.M- The Ultimate Gift- When his wealthy grandfather dies, trust fund baby Jason Stevens anticipates a big inheritance. Instead, his grandfather has devised a crash course on life with twelve tasks–or “gifts”– designed to challenge Jason in improbable ways, sending him on a journey of self-discovery and forcing him to determine what is most important in life: money or happiness. Stars James Garner, Bill Cobbs and Abigail Breslin.
6:00 A.M- One Magic Christmas-Award-winning actress Mary Steenburgen stars as Ginny Grainger, a young mother who rediscovers the joy and beauty of Christmas, thanks to the unshakable faith of her six-year-old daughter Abbie. Stars Mary Steenburgen, Harry Dean Stanton.
8:00 A.M- A Christmas Visitor-An unexpected visitor enters the lives of two grieving parents to help them remember the joys of Christmas. Stars Meredith Baxter and William Devane.
4:00 P.M- One Magic Christmas
6:00 P.M- The National Tree- A majestic spruce which represents cherished memories of happier times for a father and son becomes a source of inspiration and pride for the entire nation. Based on the novel by David Kranes. Stars Andrew McCarthy, Kari Matchett and Evan Williams.
8:00 P.M- The Ultimate Gift
10:00 P.M- A Christmas Visitor
12:00 A.M- The Three Gifts – As their orphanage is being renovated, three orphan boys who are known for being trouble makers temporarily move in with Jack and Cherie Green over the Christmas Holiday. The Greens are unable to have children and Jack is wary of fatherhood. As his feelings change, however, Jack and Cheri are able to give the children the greatest Christmas give they’ve ever known. Stars Dean Cain, Jean Louisa Kelly, Mimi Kennedy and Reginald VelJohnson.
2:00 A.M- What I Did For Love
4:00 A.M- The Christmas Gift- In this modern day Christmas classic, a family learns the true meaning of the Christmas spirit in the most unexpected of places. Stars John Denver and Jane Kaczmarek.
6:00 A.M- The Three Gifts
8:00 A.M- The National Tree
4:00 P.M- Christmas in Canaan – In the rising heat of the Civil Rights Movement, Daniel Burton a widowed farmer struggling to make ends meet, forces his young son, DJ, who has begun to show racist tendencies, to spend time with his black classmate, Rodney, leading to an unexpected friendship. As the years pass and racial tensions in their town build, an unforgettable Christmas will teach the boys the importance of hope and the true meaning of family. Based on a novel co-written by Kenny Rogers. Stars Billy Ray Cyrus, Zak Ludwig, and Jaishon Fisher.
6:00 P.M- What I Did For Love
8:00 P.M- The Christmas Card – Moved by an anonymous Christmas card sent to the front lines of Afghanistan, lonely career militarist Captain Cody Cullen travels to the small town of Nevada City to meet the card’s sender, Faith Spelman. Stars Ed Asner, John Newton, and Alice Evans.
10:00 P.M- Debbie Macomber’s Mrs. Miracle – Feeling in over his head when it comes to being a single dad to twin six-year-olds, Seth Webster is in desperate need of a nanny. And it may not be just coincidence when, just as the perfect housekeeper shows up, other important things begin to fall into place as well. Mrs. Merkle, or æMrs. Miracle,’ as the twins dub her, not only cooks and cleans, but wields a mighty snowball-throwing arm and always seems to know the right thing to do, which is just what this family needs. Stars James Van Der Beek, Erin Karpluk, and Doris Roberts.
12:00 A.M- Christmas in Canaan
2:00 A.M- Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue – Three children fight to get their innocent father out of jail in time for Christmas. Stars Robert Urich.
4:00 A.M- Mr. St. Nick – Deciding it’s time to pass the torch on to his son, Nick St. Nicholas, Santa learns that his son has a few plans of his own. When things go terribly wrong, only a miracle can stop Christmas from becoming a dim memory forever. Stars Kelsey Grammer, Ana Ortiz, Charles Durning, and Katherine Helmond. Nick
6:00 P.M- Debbie Macomber’s Mrs. Miracle
8:00 P.M- The Christmas Card
4:00 P.M- Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue
6:00 P.M- Mr. St. Nick
8:00 P.M- Naughty or Nice – George Lopez stars as an antagonistic sports-radio DJ challenged to be nice on the air by an ill boy, whose condition improves with the jock’s new approach.
10:00 P.M- All I Want For Christmas
12:00 A.M- Ebbie – In this updated retelling of Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” ruthless business-woman and shopping store owner Elizabeth “Ebbie” Scrooge is taught the true spirit of Christmas by three Spirits who visit her. Stars Susan Lucci.
2:00 A.M- Christmas Carol, A (2004) – Inspired by a stage musical which used to be presented annually at New York’s Madison Square Garden, this Christmas Carol stars Kelsey Grammer as tight-fisted Ebenezer Scrooge, who sees the errors of his ways just in time to oversee the best Christmas ever for his long-suffering clerk Bob Cratchit. Also stars Jason Alexander, Jesse L. Martin, Jane Krakowski and Geraldine Chaplin.
4:00 P.M- Ms. Scrooge- The classic Dickens tale gets a refreshing modern update in this heartwarming holiday treasure starring Cicely Tyson. Miserly-banker Ebenita Scrooge is given the opportunity to examine her life, in a way only three special Christmas ghosts can. Also stars Katherine Helmond and Michael Beach.
6:00 P.M- Naughty & Nice
8:00 P.M- Ms. Scrooge
4:00 P.M- A Christmas Carol (2004)
6:00 P.M- Ebbie
8:00 P.M- Karroll’s Christmas – Allen Karroll hates Christmas ever since his ex-girlfriend humiliated him in front of thousands of people one Christmas. As a man who writes greeting cards for a living, this proves to be a hinderance. Stars Tom Everett Scott, Wallace Shawn and Larry Miller.
10:00 P.M- Karoll’s Christmas