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Hallmark Is Airing a Christmas Movie Marathon to Help Us Feel Merry While Stuck Inside

We really could use a little Christmas spirit right about now.


The holiday season may be long over, but Hallmark Channel has decided to bring back all of those cozy tidings of comfort and joy with an early marathon of their most beloved Christmas flicks. 

We know it feels like the channel airs its annual Countdown to Christmas earlier and earlier each year, but this time it’s for an extra-special reason: Keeping us all entertained while stuck inside due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and social distancing.

According to a press release, the company received so many requests from fans to see their favorite festive feel-good movies that they just couldn’t say no! The channel has dubbed this impromptu marathon We Need a Little Christmas — and we certainly can’t argue with that sentiment right about now.

The marathon won’t debut any new films, but will include 27 of their most beloved holiday movies with stars like Candace Cameron Bure, Lacey Chabert, Holly Robinson Peete, Danica McKellar, Chad Michael Murray, and more.

Take a look below to for the full schedule:

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Candace Cameron Bure and David O’Donnell in ‘Christmas Under Wraps’Crown Media

Friday, March 20

12 pm ET/PT: A Christmas Detour starring Candace Cameron Bure and Paul Greene

2 pm ET/PT: Holiday Date starring Brittany Bristow, Matt Cohen, Teryl Rothery, and Bruce Boxleitner

4 pm ET/PT: A Christmas Love Story starring Kristin Chenoweth and Scott Wolf

6 pm ET/PT: Mingle all the Way starring Jen Lilley, Brant Daugherty, and Lindsay Wagner 

8 pm ET/PT: Christmas Under Wraps starring Candace Cameron Bure, David O’Donnell, Brian Doyle-Murray, and Robert Pine

10 pm ET/PT: Crown for Christmas starring Danica McKellar and Rupert Penry-Jones

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Kimberley Sustad and Brandon Routh in ‘Nine Lives of Christmas’Crown Media

Saturday, March 21

12 am ET/PT: The Christmas Cottage starring Merritt Patterson and Steve Lund

2 am ET/PT: A Royal Christmas starring Lacey Chabert, Stephan Hagan, and Jane Seymour

3 am ET/PT: Marry Me at Christmas starring Rachel Skarsten and Trevor Donovan

5 am ET/PT: A Very Merry Mix-Up starring Alicia Witt and Mark Wiebe 

7 am ET/PT: Christmas at Graceland: Home for the Holidays starring Adrian Grenier, Kaitlin Doubleday, Priscilla Presley, and Chase Bryant

9 am ET/PT: Snow Bride starring Katrina Law, Jordan Belfi, and Patricia Richardson

11 am ET/PT: Switched for Christmas starring Candace Cameron Bure, Eion Bailey, Mark Deklin, and Natasha Bure

1 pm ET/PT: Christmas at Dollywood starring Danica McKellar, Niall Matter, and Dolly Parton

3 pm ET/PT: The Nine Lives of Christmas starring Brandon Routh and Kimberley Sustad

5 pm ET/PT: Christmas at the Plaza starring Ryan Paevey and Elizabeth Henstridge

7 pm ET/PT: Christmas Town starring Candace Cameron Bure, Tim Rozon, and Beth Broderick

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Lacey Chabert and Brendan Penny in ‘Pride, Prejudice, & Mistletoe’Crown Media

Sunday, March 22

12 am ET/PT: Picture a Perfect Christmas starring Merritt Patterson and Jon Cor

2 am ET/PT: The Sweetest Christmas starring Lacey Chabert and Lea Coco

4 am ET/PT: Coming Home for Christmas starring Danica McKellar, Neal Bledsoe, and Andrew Francis

6 am ET/PT: Christmas Wishes & Mistletoe Kisses starring Jill Wagner, Matthew Davis, and Donna Mills

8 am ET/PT: Pride, Prejudice, & Mistletoe starring Lacey Chabert and Brendan Penny

10 am ET/PT: Christmas in Evergreen: Tidings of Joy starring Paul Greene, Maggie Lawson, Barbara Niven, Holly Robinson Peete, Rukiya Bernard, Colin Lawrence, Ashley Williams, and Jill Wagner

12 pm ET/PT: A Shoe Addict’s Christmas Candace Cameron Bure, Luke Macfarlane, and Jean Smart

2 pm ET/PT: Christmas Under the Stars starring Jesse Metcalfe, Autumn Reeser, and Clarke Peters

4 pm ET/PT: Write Before Christmas starring Torrey DeVitto, Chad Michael Murray, Grant Show, Lolita Davidovich, and Drew Seeley

6 pm ET/PT: Christmas in Rome starring Lacey Chabert and Sam Page

For those keeping track, that’s a total of five times you can tune in to find Candace Cameron Bure, Hallmark’s reigning leading lady, in one of her iconic holiday flicks this weekend. 

Here’s hoping you have some hot cocoa stashed away in your cupboard to curl up on the couch with and enjoy all of the festive, lovey-dovey movies!

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