New Flicks Added! A Guide to Every Holiday Movie Airing on TV This Year


    Grab your hot cocoa! The holidays have arrived early — as they always do when it comes to TV. Lifetime, Hallmark Channel, Netflix and UPtv have released their holiday movie lineups, bringing back some of their staple stars and introducing some new ones.

    In September, Hallmark Channel announced their most diverse lineup ever, featuring their first film with a story line about a gay couple.

    “Our holiday table is bigger and more welcoming than ever. This year’s movies reflect our most diverse representation of talent, narratives, and families, including The Christmas House, featuring a story line about a gay couple looking to adopt their first child,” EVP of Programming Michelle Vicary said in a statement at the time. “Our movies are rooted in warmth and positivity, meaningful connections, family gatherings, and seasonal traditions — a winning formula we hope will bring our millions of viewers much-needed levity and holiday cheer at the end of a tough year.”

    The diversity expands across the other networks as well. At Lifetime, real-life married couple Ben Lewis and Blake Lee will star in the upcoming The Christmas Setup, the first film with an LGBTQ+ story line at its center.

    Additionally, 2020 is the year of sequels! At Netflix, Vanessa Hudgens will return for a second installation of The Princess Switch, this time called, Switched Again. Later in the holiday season, Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn return for the second Christmas Chronicles movie.

    Bookmark this page now, and scroll down to find out when to see which films this season.


    Friday, October 23

    Christmas on Ice, 8 p.m. on Lifetime
    Abigail Klein, Ryan Cooper, Caroline Portu, Will Lyman and Meara Mahoney Gross

    Saturday, October 24

    Christmas Unwrapped, 8 p.m. on Lifetime
    Amber Stevens West, Marco Grazzini and Cheryl Ladd (executive produced by Tiffany Haddish)

    Jingle Bell Bride, 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel
    Julie Gonzalo and Ronnie Rowe Jr.

    Christmas Tree Lane, 9 p.m. on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
    Alicia Witt and Andrew Walker, Drake Hogestyn and Briana Price

    Sunday, October 25

    Chateau Christmas, 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel
    Merritt Patterson and Luke Macfarlane

    Forever Christmas, 8 p.m. on Lifetime
    Chelsea Hobbs, Christopher Russell, Matthew Anderson and Jill Morrison

    Deliver by Christmas, 9 p.m. on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
    Alvina August and Eion Bailey

    Wednesday, October 28

    Holidate, Netflix
    Emma Roberts, Luke Bracey, Andrew Bachelor, Jessica Capshaw and Kristin Chenoweth

    Friday, October 30

    A Crafty Christmas Romance, 8 p.m on Lifetime
    Nicola Posener and Bradford B. Johnson

    Saturday, October 31

    Candy Cane Christmas, 8 p.m. on Lifetime
    Beverley Mitchell, Mark Ghanimé, Trudy Weiss and Benedicte Belizaire

    Cranberry Christmas, 9 p.m. on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
    Nikki DeLoach and Benjamin Ayres

    One Royal Holiday, 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel

    Laura Osnes, Aaron Tveit, Krystal Joy Brown, Victoria Clark and Tom McGowan

    Steve Dietl / Netflix


    Sunday, November 1

    A Very Country Christmas Homecoming, 7 p.m. on UPtv

    Bea Santos, Greyston Holt, Deana Carter, Mike Shara and Charlotte Hegele

    The Christmas Aunt, 8 p.m. on Lifetime

    Keshia Knight Pulliam and Jarod Joseph

    On the 12th Date of Christmas, 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel

    Mallory Jansen and Tyler Hynes

    Holly & Ivy, 9 p.m. on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

    Janel Parrish, Jeremy Jordan and Marisol Nichols

    Thursday, November 5

    Operation Christmas Drop on Netflix

    Kat Graham, Alexander Ludwig and Virginia Madsen

    Friday, November 6

    The Christmas Yule Blog, 8 p.m. on Lifetime

    Sara Canning and Zak Santiago

    Saturday, November 7

Never Kiss a Man in a Christmas Sweater, 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel
Ashley Williams and Niall Matter

    A Welcome Home Christmas, 8 p.m. on Lifetime
Jana Kramer, Brandon Quinn, Tim Reid and Charlene Tilton

    The Christmas Ring, 9 p.m. on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Nazneen Contractor and David Alpay

    Sunday, November 8

    A Ring for Christmas, 7 p.m. on UPtv

    Liliana Tandon, Dean Geyer, Charles Hittinger and Lorraine Bracco

    Christmas with the Darlings, 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel
    Katrina Law and Carlo Marks

    A Very Charming Christmas Town, 8 p.m. on Lifetime
Natalie Hall, Jon Prescott, Kelley Jakle, Jo Marie Payton and Tracey E. Bregman

    The Christmas Bow, 9 p.m. on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

    Lucia Micarelli and Michael Rady

    Friday, November 13

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey on Netflix

    Forest Whitaker, Madalen Mills, Keegan-Michael Key, Sharon Rose and Phylicia Rashad

    Christmas on the Vine, 8 p.m. on Lifetime
Julianna Guill, Jon Corr and Meredith Baxter

    Saturday, November 14

    Christmas in Vienna, 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel

    Sarah Drew and Brennan Elliott

    Christmas on Wheels, 8 p.m. on Lifetime

    Tiya Sircar and Michael Xavier

    Meet Me at Christmas, 9 p.m. on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

    Catherine Bell and Mark Deklin

    Sunday, November 15

Mistletoe Magic, 7 p.m. on UPtv
Stephen Huszar and Jessica Sipos

    The Christmas Edition, 8 p.m. on Lifetime
Carly Hughes, Rob Mayes, Marie Osmond and Aloma Wright

    A Timeless Christmas, 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel

    Ryan Paevey and Erin Cahill

    The Christmas Doctor, 9 p.m. on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Holly Robinson Peete and Adrian Holmes

    Thursday, November 19

The Princess Switch: Switched Again on Netflix

    Vanessa Hudgens, Sam Palladio and Nick Sagar

    Friday, November 20

A Taste of Christmas, 8 p.m. on Lifetime
Anni Krueger, Gilles Marini, Nia Vardalos and rew Brodeur and Emma Myers

    Saturday, November 21

Feliz NaviDAD, 8 p.m. on Lifetime

    Mario Lopez, AnnaLynne McCord, Paulina Chavez and Marycarmen Lopez (directed by Melissa Joan Hart)

    A Nashville Christmas Carol, 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel

    Jessy Schram, Wes Brown, Wynonna Judd, Sara Evans, RaeLynn, Kix Brooks and Kimberly Williams-Paisley

    A Little Christmas Charm, 9 p.m. on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

    Ashley Greene and Brendan Penny

    Sunday, November 22

Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square on Netflix

    Dolly Parton, Christine Baranski, Jenifer Lewis, Treat Williams, Jeanine Mason, Josh Segarra and Mary Lane Haskell (directed by Debbie Allen)

    Dashing Home for Christmas, 7 p.m. on UPtv
Paniz Zade, Adrian Spencer, Suzanne Cyr and Andrew Bushell

    The Christmas House, 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel

    Robert Buckley, Jonathan Bennett, Ana Ayora, Treat Williams, Sharon Lawrence and Brad Harder

    Homemade Christmas, 8 p.m. on Lifetime
Michelle Argyris and Travis Nelson

    The Angel Tree, 9 p.m. on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Jill Wagner and Lucas Bryant

    Tuesday, November 24

    A Christmas Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel

    Rochelle Aytes and Mark Taylor

    Wednesday, November 25

    The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two on Netflix
Kurt Russell, Goldie Hawn, Jahzir Bruno, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Julian Dennison and Tyrese Gibson (directed by Chris Columbus)

    A Bright and Merry Christmas, 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel

    Alison Sweeney and Marc Blucas

    Happiest Season on Hulu
    Kristen Stewart, Mackenzie Davis, Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza, Daniel Levy, Victor Garber and Mary Steenburgen

    Thursday, November 26

Five Star Christmas, 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel

    Bethany Joy Lenz and Victor Webster

    Friday, November 27

    Christmas by Starlight, 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel

    Kimberley Sustad and Paul Campbell

    Dear Christmas, 8 p.m. on Lifetime
Melissa Joan Hart, Jason Priestley, Robin Givens, Ed Begley Jr., Faith Prince and Nicky Whelan — with cameos by Jamie and Doug Hehner, Hilarie Burton and Antwon Tanner

    Saturday, November 28

Christmas Waltz, 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel

    Lacey Chabert, Will Kemp and JT Church

    Merry Liddle Christmas Wedding, 8 p.m. on Lifetime

    Kelly Rowland, Thomas Cadrot, Debbi Morgan, Bresha Webb, Latonya Williams, Jaime M. Callica, Nathan Witte and Chris Shields

    USS Christmas, 9 p.m. on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

    Jen Lilley, Trevor Donovan and Barbara Niven

    Sunday, November 29

    Once Upon a Main Street, 8 p.m. on Lifetime

    Vanessa Lachey, Ryan McPartlin, Patrick Duffy and Polly Draper

    If I Only Had Christmas, 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel

    Candace Cameron Bure and Warren Christie

    A Royal Christmas Engagement, 7 p.m. on ION
    Paige Bach, James Nitti, John Schneider


Monday, November 30

    The Christmas Listing, 8 p.m. on Lifetime

    Lexi Giovagnoli, Travis Burns, Greg Evigan, Rachel O’Connell and Susan Chambers

    Crown Media


    Tuesday, December 1

    Angela’s Christmas Wish on Netflix

    Thursday, December 3

    Tudo Bem No Natal Que Vem / Just Another Christmas on Netflix
    Leandro Hassum, Elisa Pinheiro, Ariane Botelho, Miguel Rômulo, Louise Cardoso and Danielle Winits

    Friday, December 4

    Spotlight on Christmas, 8 p.m. on Lifetime
    Tori Anderson, Victor Zinck Jr., Janet Kidder, Lia Franklin and Andrew McIlroy

    Saturday, December 5

    Christmas in Evergreen: Bells Are Ringing, 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel
    Holly Robinson Peete, Colin Lawrence, Rukiya Bernard, Antonio Cayonne and Barbara Niven

    Let’s Meet Again on Christmas Eve, 8 p.m. on Lifetime
    Kyla Pratt and Brooks Darnell

    A Christmas Surprise, 8 p.m. on BET
    Wendy Raquel Robinson, Keesha Sharp, Will Blagrove, Katelynn Bennett, Mustapha Slack

    Time for Us to Come Home for Christmas, 9 p.m. on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
    Lacey Chabert and Stephen Huszar (produced by Blake Shelton)

    Sunday, December 6

    Christmas on the Range, 7 p.m. on UPtv
    Erin Cahill, Nicholas Gonzalez, A Martinez and Lindsay Wagner

    Christmas Together, 7 p.m. on ION
    Anna Marie Dobbins, Vivica A. Fox, Marc Herrmann, Riley Coe, Anthony Carro

    Christmas Dilemma, 7 p.m. on TV One
    B.J. Britt, Brittany Hall, Carl Anthony Payne II, Christopher B. Duncan

    Christmas Ever After, 8 p.m. on Lifetime
    Ali Stroker and Daniel di Tomasso

    Christmas She Wrote, 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel
    Danica McKellar and Dylan Neal

    A Godwink Christmas: First Loves, Second Chances, 9 p.m. on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
    Brooke D’Orsay and Sam Page

    Marry Me This Christmas, 9 p.m. on Bounce
    Brandon Jay McLaren, Gabriele Graham, Tristan Alleyne, Eugene Clark, Rothaford Gray, Amanda Barker, and Shane Marriott

    Monday, December 7

    The Santa Squad, 8 p.m. on Lifetime
    Rebecca Dalton and Aaron Ashmore

    Tuesday, December 8

    A Christmas for Mary, 9 p.m. ET on OWN
    Vivica A. Fox, Jackée Harry, Morgan Dixon

    Friday, December 11

    Inn Love by Christmas, 8 p.m. on Lifetime
    Jonna Walsh, Jesse Hutch, Art Hindle and Jayne Eastwood

    Saturday, December 12

    Beaus of Holly, 7 p.m. on ION
    Jennifer Freeman, Johnny Pacar, Nikki Leigh, Michael Copon

    Cross Country Christmas, 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel
    Rachael Leigh Cook and Greyston Holt

    The Christmas Setup, 8 p.m. on Lifetime
    Ben Lewis, Blake Lee, Fran Drescher, Ellen Wong and Chad Connell

    The Christmas Lottery, 8 p.m. on BET
    Reginald VelJohnson, Asai’h Epperson, Christina “Brave” Williams, Candiace Dillard Bassett, Lorenzo “Renny” Cromwell, Terayle Hill, Kay-Megan Washington, Phylicia Morgan

    A Glenbrooke Christmas, 9 p.m. on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
    Autumn Reeser and Antonio Cupo

    Toys of Terror, 10 p.m. on Syfy
    Kyana Teresa, Georgia Waters, Verity Marks, Dayo Ade, Saul Eliasas, Zoe Fish

    Sunday, December 13

    The Christmas Sitters, 7 p.m. on ION
    Tristin Mays, Nathan Owens, GloZell Green, Melissa Ordway, Justin Gaston, Chris Soules

    Christmas Comes Twice, 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel
    Tamera Mowry-Housley and Michael Xavier

    A Sugar & Spice Holiday, 8 p.m. on Lifetime
    Jacky Lai, Tony Giroux and Tzi Ma

    Cooking Up Christmas, 9 p.m. on OWN
    Megan Holder, Lamman Rucker, Jen Harper, Laparee Young, and Lindsey Amani Blackwell

    Christmas Homecoming, 9 p.m. on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
    Taylor Cole and Steve Lund

    Monday, December 14

    Lonestar Christmas, 8 p.m. on Lifetime
    Stephanie Bennett, Marco Grazzini, Brent Strait, Colleen Wheeler, Lina Renna, Emma Oliver and BJ Harrison

    Friday, December 18

    Christmas on the Menu, 8 p.m. on Lifetime
    Kim Shaw, Clayton James, Cynthia Gibb, Jesse Kove, Michael Steger and Shanica Knowles

    Saturday, December 19

    Christmas Carousel, 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel
    Rachel Boston and Neal Bledsoe

    A Christmas Exchange, 8 p.m. on Lifetime
    Laura Vandervoort and Rainbow Sun Francks

    Swept Up by Christmas, 9 p.m. on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
    Lindy Booth and Justin Bruening

    Letters to Satan Clause, 9 p.m. on Syfy
    Karen Knox, Jana Peck, Perrie Voss, Jessica Clement, Jospeh Cannata, Alex Harrouch and Michael Xavier

    Sunday, December 20

    A Christmas Break, 8 p.m. on Lifetime
    Cindy Sampson and Steve Byers

    Love, Lights, Hanukkah!, 8 p.m. on Hallmark Channel
    Mia Kirshner, Ben Savage and Marilu Henner

    Project Christmas Wish, 9 p.m. on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
    Amanda Schull and Travis Van Winkle

    Tuesday, December 22

    First Christmas at 9 p.m. on OWN
    Idara Victor, Tonea Stewart, Samantha Smith, Mason Beauchamp, Peyton Jackson and Amanda Tavarez

    Holiday Heartbreak, date/time TBD on BET
    Michael Colyar, Maryam Basir, AJ Johnson, LisaRaye McCoy, DeWayne “Kountry Wayne” Colley, Tiffany Black, B Simone, Joe Clair and Lonnie Bee


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