It's almost the most wonderful time of the year! 2020's Hallmark Christmas movies will start airing soon and there are quite a few with Canadian connections. The True North is well represented for the holidays.
Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas for this year will premiere 39 brand-new movies for us to enjoy throughout the season.
It all starts on October 31 with a special early premiere and then new originals will air every Saturday and Sunday.
You can catch the movies on W Network until January 1, 2021.
There are 22 Canadian films in Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas this year.
That means there are connections to Canada whether it be in front of the camera with actors, behind the camera with directors, crew and production companies or the filming location.
Here are seven of the 22 Hallmark holiday originals that have Canadian connections.
The Christmas Doctor
Premiere Date: November 22
Why You Need To Watch It: With all the love for healthcare workers this year, this movie about a travelling doctor who starts to feel at home when she's assigned to a small town clinic is almost an extension of that. Also, it was filmed in B.C. and one of the lead actors is Canadian.
Premiere Date: November 8
Why You Need To Watch It: To see if this separated husband and wife will fall back in love when they have to pretend to be together again to save their business and the town's Christmas festival. Plus, one of the lead actors is Canadian and the movie was filmed in Vancouver!
Jingle Bell Bride
Premiere Date: November 7
Why You Need To Watch It: A wedding planner jets off to a remote town but, of course, she's wooed by the small-town charm and a handsome local man. It's a classic Hallmark plot with a Canadian actor in one of the lead roles!
Inn For Christmas
Premiere Date: December 18
Why You Need To Watch It: This was filmed in Hamilton and Dundas, Ontario with a bunch of Canadian talent in front of the camera. A young woman working in the hotel industry wants to buy a cozy inn back home but her high school rival also wants it. Will they end up running the inn together? Probably, but you should still watch it for the Christmas cuteness.
Time For Us to Come Home for Christmas
Premiere Date: December 12
Why You Need To Watch It: Who wouldn't want to see what happens when five people are mysteriously invited to an inn for Christmas? There's an event from the past that possibly connects all of them. This movie also has a Canadian playing a lead role!
Christmas with the Darlings
Premiere Date: November 21
Why You Need To Watch It: There's another Canadian lead in this movie. It's about an assistant who gives her final notice but she's drawn to the younger brother of her boss as he looks after his orphaned nieces and nephew at Christmas. Will sparks fly?
The Christmas Ring
Premiere Date: November 15
Why You Need To Watch It: This movie is full of connections to the True North with two Canadian leads actors and filming done in B.C. If that's not enough to get you to watch, it's about the journey to find the love story behind an antique engagement ring.