*Update #2 at 9:30 AM/8:30c.: Getting closer! The show begins in 30 minutes! Stay tuned!!!
*Update #3 at 9:55 AM/8:55c.: The show begins in 5 minutes! See updates during show here!!!
*Update #4 at 10 AM/9c.: The Show is Starting... Announcement of Today's Guest: Actress Sanaa Lathan ("The Perfect Guy") talks about her new film; actress Lyndon Smith ("Public Morals"); TV host and award-winning chef John Besh makes a delicious New Orleans recipe from his latest book; the best pet carriers for your cat; simple life hacks for mommy and baby; the top five fashion trends of fall; how to turn your cowboy boots into a trendy fashion statement.
*Update #5 at 10:05 AM/9:05c.: Introduction. Host Cristina Ferrare has returned from her vacation and she is sharing details of her trip.
Mark has just introduced that they will have a special guest coming up revealing the Christmas Movie News!
The Home and Family twitter web-site shares this image...
Danica McKellar reveals Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" movie lineup!
*Update #6 at 10:12 AM/9:12c.: They just went to commercial saying a special guest and big announcement is next!!! Here comes the CHRISTMAS MOVIE NEWS!!!
*Update #7 at 10:15 AM/9:15c.: Actress Danica McKellar has now been introduced.
They showed an extended version of the Commercial with Bing Crosby singing in the background.
1.) First movie they discuss is Danica McKellar's movie Crown for Christmas! They show a clip!
2.) Second, they talk about Candace Cameron Bure's new Christmas Movie: Christmas Detour. Danica shares that she is good friends with Candace and Paul Greene, who is also starring in the movie and co-starred with Danica in Perfect Match.
3.) Third, they show a clip of Northpole: Open for Christmas with Lori Loughlin and Dermot Mulroney. Bailee Madison also stars in this movie, but is not featured in the clip.
*Update #8 at 10:22 AM/9:22c.:
4.) Next, they share news on Debbie Macomber's Dashing Through the Snow movie starring Meghan Ory and for the first time, we learn her co-star, Andrew Walker.
5.) Then, they announce singer Mariah Carey's new Christmas movie project, Melody & Mistletoe, in which she will be singing.
That's it! Mark announces there will be more stars coming in the Hallmark Christmas Movies, including: William Shatner, Christopher Lloyd, Brenda Strong, Sarah Lancaster, and Alicia Witt!
And, the countdown (as we all know!) begins October 31st!
I have updated the Christmas Movie List! See ALL 17 NEW HALLMARK CHRISTMAS MOVIES - CLICK HERE!
Tomorrow - they will be announcing the New Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Christmas Movies! Should be exciting to see!
And, I will be blogging LIVE again - so be sure to drop in!!!