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Hallmark Christmas movies 2022 – Full list and schedule

by Sean P. Aune | October 18, 2022October 18, 2022 8:30 am EDT

Beginning Oct. 21, the Hallmark Christmas Movies 2022 parade begins.


This year will see 40 new movies debut across the Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies and Mysteries.

Do keep in mind that this schedule is merely for the premieres of the new films. There will be plenty of repeat showings as well as movies from other years being broadcast again.

Just in case you need help keeping track of which Hallmark Christmas Movies 2022 you’ve seen, there is the Hallmark Movie Checklist App available for iOS and Android.

All of the Hallmark films will air at 8 p.m. ET/PT unless otherwise noted.

October 21
Noel Next Door

  • Synopsis: A hard-working single mom gets into a war of words with a neighbor who she feels is ruining Christmas, only to find that this misunderstood grouch just may steal her heart.
  • Stars: Natalie Hall, Corey Sevier

October 22
We Wish You a Married Christmas

  • Synopsis: Becca and Robby are a married couple having a hard time connecting with each other as the holidays approach. Just before Christmas they head to a cozy Vermont inn at the advice of their marriage coach so they can recharge. Their weekend away gets unexpectedly extended when a mishap puts their car out of commission and just may put them on the road to a very happily married Christmas.
  • Stars: Marisol Nichols, Kristoffer Polaha

We Need a Little Christmas

  • Synopsis: Julie is adjusting to being a single mother to a grieving child while facing her first Christmas without her husband when she develops an unexpected friendship with her older neighbor Irene.
  • Stars: Erica Durance, Patrick Sabongui, Lynn Whitfield

October 23
A Kismet Christmas

©2022 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Vance Beaupre

  • Synopsis: Sarah is a children’s book author who returns to her hometown, where she reconnects with her family and Travis, her teenage crush. She soon discovers that a long-held family legend might actually be true.
  • Stars: Sarah Ramos, Carlo Marks, Marilu Henner

October 28
A Cozy Christmas Inn

  • Synopsis: Real estate exec Erika, travels to Alaska during Christmastime to acquire a bed-and-breakfast, only to discover that it’s owned by her ex. While there, she finds herself falling in love with the town and quite possibly him.
  • Stars: Jodie Sweetin, David O’Donnell

October 29
Jolly Good Christmas

  • Synopsis: David is an American architect who recently moved to London for a prime opportunity with a prestigious firm. With just three days before Christmas, he crosses paths with Anji, a professional shopper, who raises an eyebrow over his choice of a gift card for his girlfriend. David ultimately decides to hire Anji and, thanks to a series of unexpected events, finds himself on a wild adventure across Jolly Old London as Anji helps him search for the perfect present.
  • Stars: Reshma Shetty, Will Kemp

Christmas Bedtime Stories

  • Synopsis: When Danielle’s husband goes missing in action during his deployment, she is left to raise her daughter on her own. Three years later, as she acclimates to life without him, she begins to tell her daughter bedtime stories of her father.
  • Stars: Erin Cahill, Steve Lund, Charlie Weber

October 30
Ghosts of Christmas Always

©2022 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: David Scott Holloway

  • Synopsis: Katherine is a Ghost of Christmas Present, and she must help one soul, Peter, rediscover his Christmas spirit. But this year has something unusual in store.
  • Stars: Kim Matula, Ian Harding, Beth Leavel, Lori Tan Chinn, Reginald VelJohnson

November 4
A Magical Christmas Village

  • Synopsis: When Summer’s mother, Vivian, moves in with her and her young daughter, Chloe, her orderly existence is upended. Upon arrival, Vivian sets up an heirloom miniature Christmas village resembling their town and tells Chloe it grants Christmas wishes. As Chloe begins setting up the figurines, real-life events seem to mimic the scenes she creates. With a little help from the magic of the Christmas village, the family will be brought closer together, and just maybe, Summer will learn to open her heart to love again.
  • Stars: Alison Sweeney, Luke Macfarlane, Marlo Thomas

November 5
Lights, Camera, Christmas!

  • Synopsis: When a holiday rom-com movie shooting in her town needs a costume designer, Kerry, a local shop owner, steps into the role. While working on the movie, she rediscovers her passion for costume design and finds herself falling for Brad, the film’s famous leading man.
  • Stars: Kimberley Sustad, John Brotherton

November 6
All Saints Christmas

  • Synopsis: Lisette is a popular R&B singer who’s getting ready to travel home to New Orleans for Christmas. When the media mistakes a photo of her with her music-producer ex as an engagement announcement, her family insists that he join her on the trip.
  • Stars: Ledisi, Roger Cross

November 11
In Merry Measure

  • Synopsis: When pop star Darcy returns home to spend Christmas with her sister and niece, she unexpectedly finds herself coaching the high school choir with her onetime rival, Adam.
  • Stars: Patti Murin, Brendan Penny, Jennifer Robertson

November 12
The Royal Nanny

  • Synopsis: Claire is an MI5 agent who goes undercover as the royal nanny. She must overcome the challenges of her assignment, like resisting the charms of Prince Colin, while keeping the family safe at Christmas.
  • Stars: Rachel Skarsten, Dan Jeannotte, Greta Scacchi

November 13
Christmas at the Golden Dragon

  • Synopsis: When Romy and Rick’s parents surprise them with the news that they will be closing the Chinese restaurant they have owned and operated for decades, the siblings each find themselves reevaluating their futures. Also impacted by the news are the landmark restaurant’s loyal patrons and staff, who have all come to depend on the restaurant over the holidays.
  • Stars: Kara Wang, Osric Chau, Sara Canning, Antonio Cupo, Barbara Niven

November 18
Inventing the Christmas Prince

  • Synopsis: Shelby is about to quit her job as a rocket engineer when her daughter becomes convinced that her Scrooge-like boss, Evan, is the Christmas Prince from a story Shelby invented years ago.
  • Stars: Tamera Mowry-Housley, Ronnie Rowe Jr.

November 19
Three Wise Men and a Baby

  • Synopsis: Three brothers get the surprise of their lives when they are forced to work together to care for a baby over the holidays. As they slowly get the hang of things, they find themselves on unexpected journeys of self-discovery and begin to rebuild their relationships as brothers, as well as the damaged and professional relationships in their respective lives…all while rediscovering their love of Christmas.
  • Stars: Paul Campbell, Tyler Hynes, Andrew Walker, Margaret Colin

November 20
When I Think of Christmas

  • Synopsis: Sara Thompson returns to her hometown to help her mother move and is surprised to find her ex-boyfriend Josh Hartman is back home. The two had once planned a life in music together, but Sara left to study law. The former flames slowly reconnect and try to heal wounds both old and new. When Sara makes a surprising discovery, she and Josh forge a bold plan for the upcoming Christmas concert that will lead them all back to their musical roots and make this a holiday to remember.
  • Stars: Shenae Grimes-Beech, Niall Matter, Beth Broderick

November 24
My Southern Family Christmas

  • Synopsis: Under the guise of a journalist, Campbell has a chance to get to know her biological father for the first time—without him ever knowing who she really is. As she spends time with him and his family, as well as with the town’s record keeper, she realizes that families are messy, wonderful things. In the end, Campbell must decide if she’s going to keep her identity a secret or reveal the truth to her father—a decision that will change their family Christmas forever.
  • Stars: Jaicy Elliot, Bruce Campbell, Ryan Rottman, Moira Kelly, Brian McNamara

November 25 at 6 p.m. ET/PT

  • Synopsis: When Jen gets the chance to enter a brand’s design contest, she poses as a family influencer, enlisting the help of her best friend, Max, and her baby nephew. When her video is selected as a finalist, Jen is torn on whether to go on with her perfect “family” or reveal the truth.
  • Stars: Clare Bowen, Brant Daugherty

November 25
A Royal Corgi Christmas

  • Synopsis: Reluctant Crown Prince Edmond returns home just before Christmas in anticipation of being named successor to the throne. To ingratiate himself to his mother the queen, he gifts her with Mistletoe, a rambunctious corgi in need of some serious training. After several doggy disasters, Edmond turns to Cecily, a canine behavior expert from America, for help—but to his great surprise, Cecily demands that he take an active part in the daily dog-training sessions. Sparks fly between them as the pair work together to get Mistletoe ready to present at the annual Christmas Ball. Just as the precious pup captures their hearts, they discover that love can grow in the most unexpected places, leading them to question what they really want.
  • Stars: Hunter King, Jordan Renzo

November 26 at 6 p.m. ET/PT
A Tale of Two Christmases

  • Synopsis: Thanks to some Christmas magic, Emma gets to experience two different Christmases: one where she stays in the city and celebrates with a new crush and his friends, and one where she returns home for all the traditions with her family…and Drew, a longtime friend who may have feelings for her. Emma’s double holiday ultimately helps her discover what will truly make her happy in life as well as in love.
  • Stars: Kat Barrell, Chandler Massey, Evan Roderick

November 27
A Holiday Spectacular

  • Synopsis: In 1958, Maggie is an heiress from Philadelphia who puts her high-society wedding plans on hold in order to sneak up to New York City and make her secret dream come true: dancing live on stage in the Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall.
  • Stars: Ginna Claire Mason, Derek Klena, Eve Plumb, Ann-Margret, and the Radio City Rockettes

December 2
A Big Fat Family Christmas

  • Synopsis: Liv is a photojournalist eager to make it on her own. To get a dream assignment–shooting the Chang family’s annual holiday party for a cover story–she doesn’t reveal that they are in fact, her family. When she finds herself growing close to Henry, the coworker covering the story with her, she wants to confide in him but doesn’t want to jeopardize her big break.
  • Stars: Shannon Chan-Kent, Shannon Kook, Tia Carrere, Jack Wagner

December 3
A Fabled Holiday

  • Synopsis: Talia and her childhood best friend Anderson unexpectedly reunite in a curiously familiar-looking town full of Christmas spirit that restores its visitors when they need it most.
  • Stars: Brooke D’Orsay, Ryan Paevey

December 4
Undercover Holiday

  • Synopsis: When returning home for the holidays, newly minted pop star Jaylen tells her protective family that Matt is her new beau when, in reality, he’s her overzealous security guard.
  • Stars: Noemi Gonzalez, Stephen Huszar

December 9
The Most Colorful Time of the Year

  • Synopsis: Ryan is an elementary school teacher who learns that he is colorblind. Michelle, an optometrist—and mother of one of his students—helps bring color into his life in time for the holidays.
  • Stars: Katrina Bowden, Christopher Russell

December 10
Christmas Class Reunion

  • Synopsis: High school classmates who once dubbed themselves the Cursed Class reconnect at Christmas for their 15-year reunion. Over the course of their time reconnecting, the classmates challenge each other to remember who they were, who they are, and who they want to be.
  • Stars: Aimee Teegarden, Tanner Novlan

December 11
The Holiday Sitter

  • Synopsis: Sam is a workaholic bachelor who babysits his niece and nephew before the holidays when his sister and her husband have to go out of town. Completely out of his element, he recruits help from their handsome neighbor Jason and finds himself in an unexpected romance.
  • Stars: Jonathan Bennett, George Krissa, Chelsea Hobbs

December 16
Holiday Heritage

  • Synopsis: Ella returns to her hometown to mend fences with her fractured family. With the help of Griffin, her ex-boyfriend, she encourages her family to celebrate Christmas and Kwanzaa and to heal their past wounds before it’s too late.
  • Stars: Lyndie Greenwood, Brooks Darnell, Holly Robinson Peete

December 17
Twas the Night Before Christmas

  • Synopsis: A former actress trying to break into directing tests her skills with a town’s annual Christmas Eve courtroom production in which the true authorship of the famous poem “A Visit From Saint Nicholas” is debated.
  • Stars: Torrey DeVitto, Zane Holtz

December 18
Hanukkah on Rye

  • Synopsis: A matchmaker connects Molly and Jacob, but their new romance is put to the test when they realize that they are competing deli owners. Will a Hanukkah miracle keep them together?
  • Stars: Jeremy Jordan, Yael Grobglas, Lisa Loeb

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel


Hallmark Movies & Mysteries’ “Miracles of Christmas” films will premiere at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.

October 22
We Need a Little Christmas

©2022 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Hugh Tull

  • Synopsis: Julie is adjusting to being a single mother to a grieving child while facing her first Christmas without her husband when she develops an unexpected friendship with her older neighbor Irene.
  • Stars: Erica Durance, Patrick Sabongui, Lynn Whitfield

October 29
Christmas Bedtime Stories

  • Synopsis: When Danielle’s husband goes missing in action during his deployment, she is left to raise her daughter on her own. Three years later, as she acclimates to life without him, she begins to tell her daughter bedtime stories about her father.
  • Stars: Erin Cahill, Steve Lund, Charlie Weber

November 5
A Maple Valley Christmas

  • Synopsis: Erica is a rancher who has spent her whole life working the family farm with her mother and sister. When Aaron arrives and disrupts her plans, she starts to question what it is she actually wants.
  • Stars: Peyton List, Andrew Walker

November 12
Our Italian Christmas Memories

  • Synopsis: The Colucci siblings, in an effort to jog the memory of their grandfather who is struggling with dementia, set out to recreate their late grandmother’s legendary pasta sauce.
  • Stars: Sarah Power, Beau Bridges

November 19
Long Lost Christmas

  • Synopsis: Hayley is an interior designer who plans to surprise her recently widowed mother Patricia with the perfect holiday present: the extended family she knows her mom yearns for.
  • Stars: Taylor Cole, Benjamin Ayres

November 26
Time for Him to Come Home for Christmas

  • Synopsis: The fifth installment of the popular movie franchise Time for Me to Come Home, based on the song by executive producer Blake Shelton. Four days before Christmas, Elizabeth Athens receives a voicemail from a number she doesn’t recognize. On the message, a man she doesn’t know makes one final plea to the love of his life for a second chance.
  • Stars: Holland Roden, Tyler Hynes, Tenille Townes

December 3
The Holiday Stocking

  • Synopsis: In this Hallmark Mahogany presentation, RJ is a new angel who is given the chance to address his one regret, that he didn’t help his sisters reconcile while he was still alive. Returning to earth as a stranger, he gets each of them to revive the Holiday Stocking, their parent’s old tradition to encourage charity at Christmas.
  • Stars: Nadine Ellis, B.J. Britt, Karon Riley, Tamala Jones, Mykelti Williamson

December 10
The Gift of Peace

  • Synopsis: Artist Traci is a once devout Christian who has stopped believing in God after her husband tragically died despite her prayers. As her second Christmas without him approaches, she tries going to a support group for inspiration and comfort.
  • Stars: Nikki Deloach, Brennan Elliott

December 17
Five More Minutes: Moments Like These

  • Synopsis: The second holiday story inspired by Scotty McCreery’s song “Five More Minutes,” a young widow’s Christmas wish for her son is answered in unexpected ways when she returns to their old home for the holidays.
  • Stars: Ashley Williams, Lucas Bryant


Sean P. Aune

Sean Aune has been a pop culture aficionado since before there was even a term for pop culture. From the time his father brought home Amazing