It’s that point of the yr that vacation films take over Hallmark Channel (with “Countdown to Christmas”) & Hallmark Motion pictures & Mysteries (with “Miracles of Christmas”), and we like it. We’re not the one ones, as TV Insider discovered after we not too long ago caught up with the celebs of the films on the purple carpet for Hallmark Media’s star-studded kickoff of “Countdown to Christmas.”
“I believe everyone knows by now that Hallmark is about Christmas, it’s about connection,” Nadine Ellis (The Vacation Stocking) says within the video above. And, as Ashley Williams (5 Extra Minutes: Moments Like These) notes, it allowed individuals to discover a connection, to really feel “unified” in the course of the pandemic, “a real time of isolation.”
And these films embrace tales that everybody can get pleasure from, as The Vacation Sitter‘s Jonathan Bennett and George Krissa share. “We love telling tales at Hallmark Channel, particularly LGBTQ+ Christmas tales, as a result of identical 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 Sensible Males and a Child), “it’s remedy for me working in them, and I believe it’s the identical factor for individuals watching them.” Victor Webster (A Christmas Cookie Disaster) echoes that sentiment: “With the whole lot occurring on this planet proper now, it’s good to have the ability to sit down as a household and watch one thing the place you already know there’s going to be a contented ending.”
Taylor Cole (Lengthy Misplaced Christmas) factors out, “the promise of a contented ending, I believe, is simply precisely what individuals want on this world.”
So lots of the stars identified how a lot Hallmark is sort of a household, each on and offscreen.
“Hallmark is among the most unimaginable households I’ve ever, ever seen on this trade but in addition simply in any trade,” says Erin Cahill (Christmas Bedtime Tales). Niall Matter (After I Consider Christmas) agrees, explaining, “it’s the people who maintain us coming again. Everyone right here is only a actually good particular person, good, form, and so they care about you.”
Alexa PenaVega (Christmas Made to Order) sums it up nicely with “Hallmark simply feels good. It feels acquainted, and it looks like household.”
Watch the video above for extra from the celebs within the Hallmark household.