The HallmarkChannel is a cable television network that broadcasts across the United States. Their programming includes a mix of television movies/miniseries, syndicated series, and lifestyle shows that are appropriate for the whole family. It is owned by Crown Media Holdings, which in turn majority-owned by Hallmark Cards.
18.11.2012 [A.V. Club] - (HallmarkChannel, 8 p.m.): Returning to the subject of the former princess of Alderaan: Carrie Fisher starts her holiday routine early in a made-for-TV movie that's hopefully: Better than the The Star Wars Holiday Special, and; the first in a series
17.11.2012 [NorthJersey.com] - 8 p.m., HALLMARKCHANNEL: Matchmaker Santa — Melanie (Lacey Chabert) is engaged to Justin (Thad Luckinbill), a workaholic, but her best friend thinks that she would be better off with Justin's assistant, Dean (Adam Mayfield). With the help of a man
16.11.2012 [/FILM (blog)] - There is that melodramatic element that pops up here and there, veering into Sally Field-like hysterics at time, but I think there are a couple of things that save this from becoming something you would find on the HallmarkChannel. One is that the
15.11.2012 [Tulsa World] - HallmarkChannel continues its holiday ways with two new Christmas movies this weekend. First up, "Matchmaker Santa" stars Lacey Chabert, Florence Henderson and Thad Luckinbill in a story about a secret crush and the magic of a mysterious mall Santa
15.11.2012 [The Associated Press] - The Hallmarkchannel has already begun two months of wall-to-wall holiday programming. Lifetime has ramped up its seasonal selections with 10 new made-for-TV movies, the first one airing last weekend. ABC Family's annual "25 Days of Christmas"
Image via WikipediaPotpourri and doilies are no substitute for viewers, so the HallmarkChannel will end the run of The Martha Stewart Show in April, Newser.com reports. Stewart and Hallmark began their collaboration in 2010 (see "TUOL" post 3-31-10), but her show, which Newser.com said drew, on average, a quarter-million viewers last year, only attracted 41,000 watchers in the desirable demographic group of females, ages 25 to 54. Reruns of her program will air from April through September, according ... [read post]
Hillary Clinton is holding a national town hall meeting now on the HallmarkChannel. I just tuned in, Bill Clinton is appearing from San Francisco, fielding questions from the audience for Hillary to answer. You can also watch at Hillary's website. She's discussing veterans right now and promising legislation. Now they are in Birmingham, AL, and an attendee asks a question about outsourcing jobw. It's very low key, not like a campaign stump speech but a conversation. [read post]
In the last few days before the Super Tuesday series of presidential primaries, efforts are being made across the political spectrum to convince voters to vote for or against the remaining candidates. With Obama buying Super Bowl ads in many markets, Clinton planning a one-hour program on the HallmarkChannel the night before the primaries, Rush Limbaugh and other conservative radio host attacking McCain, and third-party interest groups and unions running ads supporting or attacking various candidates, ... [read post]
Image by Getty Images via Daylife Broadcasting & Cable reports that talks are underway between Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia("MSLO") and Crown Media Holdings-owner of HallmarkChannel and Halllmark Movie Channel--concerning a new joint venture cable tv lifestyle network. Talks are in the nascent stage, so its difficult to predict whether the outcome will be a new mega-company owned by the two entities or a more modest new cable channel, tentatively named Hallmark Home. Beginning in September, ... [read post]
NBC Universal is holding discussions to buy Sparrowhawk Media, which owns the international operations of the HallmarkChannel, for around $350 million, according to Reuters. Sparrowhawk, a private equity group backed by Providence Equity Partners and 3i, purchased the international arm of the HallmarkChannel in 2005 for about $242 million. Reuters noted that Hallmark's international [...] [read post]
"RHI Entertainment Inc , maker of made-for-television movies, mini-series, and other television programming, on Friday filed for bankruptcy in order to implement a plan of reorganization. The company, whose programs have appeared on the HallmarkChannel, Liftime, Spike TV, broadcast... [read post]
A special program will be airing on the HallmarkChannel on Sunday, March 8 at 7 a.m. Lives for Sale is a film that exposes the painful, rarely seen human side of illegal immigration from Mexico to the U.S., including... [read post]
RHI Entertainment, Inc. and a host of affiliates (PINK:RHIE), providers of "original long-form television content, including domestic made-for-television movies and mini-series," voluntarily filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in New York on Friday. The companies' assets include a large library of more than 1,000 titles (over 3,500 broadcast hours) of content such as made-for-television movies and mini-series. Customers include ABC, CBS, the HallmarkChannel, Lifetime, NBC and USA Network ION, ... [read post]
16.11.2012 [New York Post] - Paige Davis is leaving HallmarkChannel's “Home & Family” lifestyle show less than two months into the show's run. Davis, who co-hosts “H&F” with Mark Steines in LA, has “decided to temporarily return to New York,” according to a HallmarkChannel release.
13.11.2012 [TVbytheNumbers] - On the heels on last week's resoundingly successful “Countdown to Holiday Preview Weekend”, nearly 3.9 million unduplicated viewers tuned in to watch wishes come true in the Saturday, November 10th world premiere of HallmarkChannel original movie
13.11.2012 [Patheos (blog)] - Being a … for all things Christmas, I admit I've watched a good share of HallmarkChannel holiday-themed movies through the years. They range from 'poor' to 'above average.' One of their newest, “Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade” scores an “A”
17.11.2012 [Naples Daily News] - Fisher stars at the ghost of Christmas past in HallmarkChannel movie "It's Christmas, Carol!" Carrie Fisher will be forever associated with the role of Princess Leia in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, but she's also the daughter of entertainers
06.11.2012 [TVbytheNumbers] - Reinforcing its position as the leading cable destination for holiday programming, HallmarkChannel garnered record ratings for its “Countdown to Holiday Preview Weekend” (Friday, November 2nd, 8p through Sunday, November 4th, 12m) with 14.1 million
18.11.2012 [TV Equals] - a HallmarkChannel Original Movie, premiering Sunday, November 18 (8p.m. ET/PT, 7C). Emmanuelle Vaugier (“Two and a Half Men”), two-time Emmy® Award nominee Carrie Fisher (“30 Rock,” “Wishful Drinking”) and Emmy® Award winner Carson
02.11.2012 [Kansas City Star] - Crown Media Holdings Inc., which operates the HallmarkChannel and the Hallmark Movie Channel, said Thursday its third-quarter net income was $11.49 million, or 3 cents a share. That was down from $163.2 million, or 45 cents a share, in last year's
09.11.2012 [News & Issues] - And if you enter HallmarkChannel's Holiday Cheesecakes Sweepstakes, you could win a year's worth of free cheesecake, plus a home theater system to enjoy all your favorite holiday movies. The grand-prize winner will receive a cheesecake from The
22.10.2012 [TV Equals] - The Hallmarkchannel has made an official series order for their first-time ever primetime drama Cedar Cove that is based on the beloved book series of the same name by best-selling author Debbie Macomber. The series will star Andie MacDowell ('Jane by
13.11.2012 [The Grio] - Actress Tamera Mowry attends HallmarkChannel and Hallmark Movie Channel's 2012 'TCA Summer Press Tour' on August 2, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images). mowry-2. Actress Tamera Mowry arrives at the