It’s that point of the yr that vacation films take over Hallmark Channel (with “Countdown to Christmas”) & Hallmark Movies & Mysteries (with “Miracles of Christmas”), and we adore it. We’re not the one ones, as TV Insider discovered after we lately caught up with the celebrities of the flicks on the pink carpet for Hallmark Media’s star-studded kickoff of “Countdown to Christmas.”
“I feel everyone knows by now that Hallmark is about Christmas, it’s about connection,” Nadine Ellis (The Holiday Stocking) says within the video above. And, as Ashley Williams (Five More Minutes: Moments Like These) notes, it allowed individuals to discover a connection, to really feel “unified” throughout the pandemic, “a real time of isolation.”
And these films embrace tales that everybody can get pleasure from, as The Holiday Sitter‘s Jonathan Bennett and George Krissa share. “We love telling tales at Hallmark Channel, particularly LGBTQ+ Christmas tales, as a result of similar to Hallmark Channel’s for everyone, Christmas is for everyone, and these tales are for everyone,” Bennett says. Their film is “joyful, enjoyable, [and] heartfelt,” Krissa provides.
For Andrew Walker (A Maple Valley Christmas, Three Wise Men and a Baby), “it’s remedy for me working in them, and I feel it’s the identical factor for individuals watching them.” Victor Webster (A Christmas Cookie Catastrophe) echoes that sentiment: “With every little thing happening on the planet proper now, it’s good to have the ability to sit down as a household and watch one thing the place there’s going to be a contented ending.”
So most of the stars identified how a lot Hallmark is sort of a household, each on and offscreen.
“Hallmark is without doubt one of the most unimaginable households I’ve ever, ever seen on this trade but in addition simply in any trade,” says Erin Cahill (Christmas Bedtime Stories). Niall Matter (When I Think of Christmas) agrees, explaining, “it’s the those who preserve us coming again. All people right here is only a actually good particular person, good, type, they usually care about you.”
Watch the video above for extra from the celebrities within the Hallmark household.