Hallmark channel is bringing back Christmas movies to help during quarantine

By Bethany Rentfro, Staff Reporter

The Hallmark channel is hoping to cheer up audiences who are adjusting to this new normal with some nostalgia and a little bit of holiday cheer. 

The marathon starts Friday, March 20 and ends Sunday, March 22. 

Just one day after the start of Spring, Hallmark will kick off a weekend long “We Need a Little Christmas” marathon, which will feature 27 of its original holiday movies. 


The Hallmark channel said this weekend-marathon is in response to fans’ desires for feel-good movies to help pass the time and settle the fears during the coronavirus outbreak. 

Some of the movies featured in the marathon lineup are as follows:

Saturday, March 21

12:00 a.m. ET/PT:The Christmas Cottage”

2:00 a.m. ET/PT: “A Royal Christmas”

3:30 a.m. ET/PT: “Marry Me at Christmas”

5:00 a.m. ET/PT: “A Very Merry Mix-Up”


7:00 a.m. ET/PT: “Christmas at Graceland: Home for the Holidays”

9:00 a.m. ET/PT: “Snow Bride”

11:00 a.m. ET/PT: “Switched for Christmas”

1:00 p.m. ET/PT: “Christmas at Dollywood”

3:00 p.m. ET/PT: “The Nine Lives of Christmas”

5:00 p.m. ET/PT: “Christmas at the Plaza”

7:00 p.m. ET/PT: “Christmas Town”

Sunday, March 22

12:00 a.m. ET/PT: “Picture a Perfect Christmas”

2:00 a.m. ET/PT: “The Sweetest Christmas”

4:00 a.m. ET/PT: “Coming Home for Christmas”

6:00 a.m. ET/PT: “Christmas Wishes & Mistletoe Kisses”

8:00 a.m. ET/PT: “Pride, Prejudice & Mistletoe”

10:00 a.m. ET/PT: “Christmas in Evergreen: Tidings of Joy”

12:00 p.m. ET/PT: “A Shoe Addict’s Christmas”

2:00 p.m. ET/PT: “Christmas Under the Stars”

4:00 p.m. ET/PT: “Write Before Christmas”

6:00 p.m. ET/PT: “Christmas in Rome”

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