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These Great American Family Christmas Movies Are Now Available on DVD!

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Start Your Great American Family DVD Collection! Bill Abbott, former CEO of Hallmark Channel, launched GAC Family channel in the Fall of 2021.  Since then, the fledgling network has been steadily building a library of new and original content while supplementing their schedule with previously aired (but new to the network) rom-coms. On August 20, 2022, GAC rebranded as Great American Family .    Fans are flocking to the network to enjoy clean, family-friendly entertainment.  Many have been anxious for their favorite movies to be released to DVD, and to date, six original Christmas movies from 2021 are now available. A Christmas Miracle for Daisy is just one of several movies available on DVD from Great American Family!  Image:  Great American Media Much Ado About Christmas Susie Abromeit and Torrance Coombs star in this beautifully staged love story between a charitable, wealthy heiress pretending to be ordinary, and a hopeless romantic who learns her secret when pitching an ad campai

Here's Why Hallmark's "My Grown-Up Christmas List" Is a Hit with Fans

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My Grown-Up Christmas List Plot Summary   A journalist and a military officer share a special bond that grows between them over the course of several Christmases that they spend together and apart. Starring :  Kevin McGarry and Kayla Wallace Image:  Crown Media Finally, a New Hallmark Movie with a Classic Feel Since Bill Abbott left Hallmark at the end of 2020 and was replaced by Woke Wonya Lucas as CEO, many fans have noticed and commented on the steady decline in movie quality.  Giving Hallmark the benefit of the doubt, fans surmised the vast number of movies Hallmark produces annually might be contributing to the lackluster vibe, but it's now clear that quantity over quality isn't the only thing adversely affecting the brand--it's the left-leaning, political wokeness of the company's leadership.  Everything woke turns to crap.   Lucas uses all the politically correct buzz words to describe the direction in which she is steering the network:  inclusivity, equality,

Take This Trivia Quiz on Hallmark's "A Dickens of a Holiday"

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  A Dickens of a Holiday Plot Summary To make the 100th anniversary of her hometown's Victorian festival a success, Cassie invites movie star and former high school classmate, Jake Dorsey, to play the role of Scrooge in the town's annual production of A Christmas Carol .  Starring :  Brooke D'Orsay and Kristoffer Polaha Image:  Crown Media Is Dickens, Ohio, a Real Place? Like many Hallmark movies, A Dickens of a Holiday was filmed in British Columbia despite the fictional location being Dickens, Ohio. Does such an Ohio town exist? Yes, but it's actually Cambridge, Ohio, not Dickens. Just like the movie, historic Cambridge transforms into a Victorian village from November 1 to December 31 in celebration of the old-world England of Charles Dickens.  In 2022, the event marks its 17th season.  The town has created over 180 lifelike figures and over 92 scenes which are on display for visitors to enjoy, and Cambridge brands itself as the "most unique holiday destinatio

Hallmark's "Christmas in Tahoe:" A Movie Quiz AND Train's "Shake Up Christmas" Song

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Christmas in Tahoe Plot Summary To save her family hotel's Christmas variety show, talent booker Claire must ask her ex-boyfriend for help who is the lead guitarist of an A-list band that fired her as their manager years previously. Starring:   Laura Osnes, Kyle Selig, Pat Monahan, and George Lopez Image:  Crown Media A Movie with Laura Osnes Is Always Good! Laura Osnes is beautiful, talented, and can create magic with any co-star, even when he looks young enough to be her little brother. Kyle Selig has the perfect hair for his role as the lead guitarist of the boy band, Wild Lynx, and in real life, he is a singer and dancer as well as an actor.  Both he and Osnes share a background in theatre, so from that perspective, they are well-matched.  Age wise, however, Selig is seven years younger (age 29), and with his boyishly good looks, Claire looks like she's robbing the cradle in this movie. One thing's for sure, the boy knows how to land a kiss, and in Christmas in Tahoe ,

Hallmark's "Christmas CEO" Movie QUIZ!

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Christmas CEO Plot Summary A small toy company CEO gets an unexpected opportunity to merge with a mega toy company, but she needs her ex-business partner to sign off for the deal to go through.  After spending a few weeks together, they rediscover how well their strengths complement each other. Starring:   Marisol Nichols and Paul Greene Image:  Crown Media Two Different Business Philosophies From the time they were kids, Chris Winnacker (Marisol Nichols) and Joe Sullivan (Paul Greene) knew they wanted their own toy business.  They started by making their own toys and selling them from the front lawn.  As adults, they realized their dream and built a toy company together--CJ's Toys--but when they fell out of sync with each other, Joe left.  The two of them couldn't reconcile their different business philosophies.             For Joe, making toys is about designing something open-ended that kids can find endless enjoyment from as they find new ways to play with the same toy.  C

"A Timeless Christmas" DVD Giveaway!

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Your Chance to Win the DVD A Timeless Christmas Charles Whitley is a man ahead of his time.  It might only be 1903, but he is a wealthy entrepreneur, inventor, and forward-thinking engineer.  When he fixes a beautiful clock, a present for his fiance√©, and winds it up during a Christmas moon, he finds himself in 2020, where his house is now a museum.  When Charles proves who he is to museum director, Megan Turner, she helps acclimate him to 2020, while the two plan how to tackle his dilemma. Read my full review here .  A Timeless Christmas is a very well-done time travel romance that Ryan Paevey fans love! Image:  Crown Media Giveaway Is a Facebook Group Exclusive If you are a member of our  Hallmark Movies-Christmas Magic  Facebook group and a legal  resident of the USA,  18 years or older, you are welcome to enter.   Not a member of our Facebook group yet?  No problem!  You can join  here .                 It's Easy to Enter! Once you are in our Facebook group, click on the  fea

Julian Morris Makes a Great Prince in Hallmark's "A Royal Queens Christmas"

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A Royal Queens Christmas Plot Summary   A prince finds his way to Queens during Christmas when a local woman enlists his help with a children's show. Starring :  Megan Park and Julian Morris (2021) Image:  Crown Media Who Is Julian Morris? Hallmark "royal" movies are in no short supply, but you never know when an actor is faking an accent or when it's authentic.  Either way, accents are definitely attractive.  In the case of Julian Morris, the English accent is the real deal. Though his mother is from Zimbabwe, and his father is from South Africa, Morris was born and raised in London and grew up in the Jewish faith. Through the years, Morris has starred in movies with big names like Vanessa Redgrave, Liam Neeson, Susan Sarandon, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell, and Jennifer Aniston.  He's definitely no rookie, even though Hallmark has only recently cast him in both A Royal Queens Christmas and The Presence of Love . Morris has a strong presence.  Without his in

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