Has Jimmy Kimmel donated his next successful Christmas movie to the Hallmark Channel?
Kimmel appeared before network president and CEO Wonya Lucas, EVP programmer Lisa Hamilton Daly and SVP programmer Samantha DiPippo on Wednesday. The remote part saw the ABC host late at night presenting new “Countdown to Christmas” movies starring many of Hallmark’s viewers. Take, for example, Gnome for the holidays starring Candace Cameron Bure. THE Lady Christmas tree starring Dean Cain and Wynonna Judd.
The section culminated with a trailer for Deck the trademark, with Kimmel as the happy St. Nick and a certain Queen of the Hallmark Channel as Mrs. Claus. Click PLAY in the video above to see which actor made a surprise.
Hallmark is responsible for 41 (!) Of this year’s original Christmas movies on all broadcasts, mainstream and streaming. Upcoming titles include Dickens on vacation! (starring Unexpected Lifeof Kristoffer Polaha and royal painsBrooke D’Orsay), Christmas Royal Queens (starring The secret life of the American teenagerMegan Park and Young girl‘s Julian Morris), and its sequels Christmas House (starring VampireRobert Buckley and Bad Girls“Jonathan Bennett), Merry Christmas (starring Wynonna EarpKathryn Barrell and Station 19‘s Alberto Frezza) and Brother exchange (starring According to JimKimberly Williams-Paisley and How I met your motherby Ashley Williams).
In total, more than 140 festive films have been produced this year, 40 of which are set to premiere from now until Christmas Day. Then click on TVLine’s Extensive Christmas Movie Guide click on the comments and tell us if you would watch any of Kimmel’s suggested works.
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