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The Hallmark Channel’s ‘Countdown to Christmas’ is here! Check out this list of your new holiday favorites

The Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas is here!

The Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas is here! 
The Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas is here!

Beginning on Oct. 26, there will be 22 all-new original holiday romantic comedies, segueing into the Miracles of Christmas on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries beginning Nov. 4 with 15 all-new original movies with “dramatic storytelling.”

The Countdown to Christmas has been a TV-lover’s favorite since its 2009 launch and more 232 original movies have been produced – one of the largest libraries of holiday content of any media company.

New stars on the networks in 2018 include LeAnn Rimes, Tatyana Ali, Kellie Pickler, Dondre T. Whitfield, Dennis Haysbert, Emily Osment, Kellie Wu, Jerrika Hinton, Christian Vincent, Christina Milian, Mark Taylor, Chad Michael Murray, Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Duane Henry, and Josh Henderson. Returning favorites include Candace Cameron Bure, Lacey Chabert, Lori Loughlin, Danica McKellar, Alexa and Carlos PenaVega, and the network’s adopted shelter pets Happy the Cat and Happy the Dog.

For a full list of the Hallmark Countdown to Christmas movies, click here. For the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries movies, click here.

And Hallmark says it has taken a lot to make the more than 200 movies viewers crave. How much? Here’s a breakdown:

#1 TV Network Every Holiday

2 Happy Shelter Pets

3 Ice Sculpting Artists

4 Queens of Christmas

5 Santa’s Workshops

6 Nativity Scenes

7 Royal Weddings

8 Rambunctious Reindeer

9 Snowbound Couples

10 Life-Sized Gingerbread Houses

13 Flight Cancellations

18 North Pole Sleigh Rides

24-hour Christmas Music

30 Christmas Elves

38 Christmas Parades

50 Ugly Sweaters

80 Four-Legged Fur Friends

90 Family Reunions

100 Mistletoe Kisses

125 Christmas Vacations

116 Ladies-In-Waiting

116 Wise Men (wink)

232 Hallmark Holiday Movies

464 Love Connections

500 Acts of Giving

550 Santa’s Helpers

696 Christmas Tree Skirts

821 Sleigh Bells A Ringing

1,392 Holly Berries

3000 Miles on The Christmas Train

4,640 Evergreen Trees

5800 Stockings Hung With Care

8,700 Popcorn Strings

12,340 Gifts for Giving

25,800 Baked Goodies

46,400 Magicians Behind the Scenes

100,000 Yards of Christmas Wrapping Paper

234,750 Holiday Decorations

399,000 Pounds of Christmas Garland

972,128 Strings of Twinkling Lights

6,496,000 Pounds of Sparkling Snow