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Comforting and familiar, Hallmark Channel movies follow the seasons with fresh (or fresh enough) stories of love and family. This list of Hallmark movies for 2018 lets you know what to look forward to and what you might have missed.

Hallmark Channel produces more movies every year, with about a third just about Christmas and winter holidays. They have a dedicated, rotating stable of actors and know exactly how to keep us watching. And we can't blame them for it. Good Hallmark movies are a wonderful escape from the stresses of every day life.

If you want romantic movies with a "happily ever after" (or even just a "happy for now"), films like My Secret Valentine from the Countdown to Valentine's Day lineup and Royal Matchmaker will deliver. There are even two Wedding March films that premiered in 2018, expanding already an already favorite franchise series.

What is going to be the best Hallmark Movie in 2018? Vote up the films you can't wait to watch or watch again. Then, see check out the 2019 Hallmark movies.

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Mingle All The Way is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Original Movies of 2018
Mingle All The Way Jen Lilley, Brant Daugherty, Lindsay Wagner

Mingle All the Way is a new networking app designed to pair busy professionals together for upcoming events, without long-term romance. Molly (Jen Lilley), founder of the app, is determined to prove to her family that it is a success. Therefore, she joins the app, and meets another busy professional, Jeff (Brant Daugherty). When Molly and Jeff are matched, they are both horrified to realize they’ve already had not one, but two disastrous previous encounters.

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One Winter Weekend Taylor Cole, Jack Turner

A women’s magazine writer (Taylor Cole) gets burned by her boyfriend on New Years’ Eve and decides to go on a dating detox. Challenged by her employer to write about it, she hopes a spontaneous ski getaway will spark inspiration. But they’ve double booked their chalet with two eligible men.

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Love On the Slopes Katrina Bowden, Thomas Beaudoin

NYC-based copy editor, Alex (Katrina Bowden), is sent to Ridgeline Resort, an extreme sports outpost, to write a story for a travel writing competition. At first, she fails at everything – much to the chagrin of Cole (Thomas Beaudoin), an extreme sports enthusiast who thinks this city girl should head back to New York. But when Alex offers to assist Cole with his local arts festival, he reluctantly obliges to be her guide as she faces her fears doing one extreme sport after the next.

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Christmas Joy Danielle Panabaker, Matt Long

Joy (Danielle Panabaker) is a corporate market researcher gunning for a promotion. Just as the CEO takes notice, Joy finds out her Aunt Ruby has broken her ankle and will be undergoing surgery. Despite the less than opportune timing, Joy makes her way back home to Crystal Falls, NC and encounters her former crush, Ben Andrews, while at the hospital.

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Christmas In Evergreen: Letter... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Original Movies of 2018
Christmas In Evergreen: Letters To Santa Jill Wagner, Mark Deklin, Holly Robinson-Peete

When professional retail designer Lisa (Jill Wagner) visits her hometown of Evergreen, she finds that the historic general store has been closed. Charming a local contractor named Kevin (Mark Deklin) into working with her, the pair find themselves facing one surprise after another as they restore the store to its former glory.

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Christmas At Pemberley Manor is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Original Movies of 2018
Christmas At Pemberley Manor Jessica Lowndes, Michael Rady

Elizabeth Bennet, a party planner, meets William Darcy when she is hired to decorate Pemberley Manor for the Christmas Festival of Lambton. Elizabeth decorates the manor and reintroduces William to the joys of Christmas.

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Royal Matchmaker Bethany Joy Lenz, Will Kemp, Brittany Bristow

A struggling matchmaker (Bethany Joy Lenz) is hired by a king to find his son (Will Kemp) a suitable wife in time for a national celebration. As the clock ticks toward the deadline, the matchmaker finds him the perfect wife -- only to realize that she's fallen in love with him.

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A Shoe Addict's Christmas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Original Movies of 2018
A Shoe Addict's Christmas Candace Cameron-Bure, Luke Macfarlane, Jean Smart

As Christmas approaches, Noelle (Candace Cameron-Bure) is at a crossroads in her life. When she stays late at her job in a department store on a snowy Christmas Eve, she accidentally gets locked in after closing and encounters her guardian angel. Revisiting Christmases past, present, and future, will she realize the only thing standing in her way of leading a fulfilling life is herself, will the love she has longed for all her life be the best surprise gift of all?

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Christmas In Love is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Original Movies of 2018
Christmas In Love Brooke D'Orsay, Daniel Lissing

An aspiring crafter working in her small town’s bakery making famous Christmas Kringles, Ellie Hartman (Brooke D’Orsay) teaches new, big-city CEO Nick Carlingson (Daniel Lissing) how to make a Kringle, determined to show him it’s the people who make the business a success, not machines. When Nick finally tells the employees his future ideas for the company, Ellie must decide if she should trust him, but more importantly, whether to take a leap of faith in making her own dreams come true.

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Pearl In Paradise Jill Wagner, Kristoffer Polaha

Alex (Jill Wagner), a photographer for a travel magazine, and Colin (Kristoffer Polaha), a best-selling author, team up to find an elusive Fijian “pearl.” As both of their careers hang in the balance, their treasure hunt in a Fijian valley might lead them to find the only treasure that really matters.

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Frozen In Love Rachael Leigh Cook, Niall Matter

When struggling bookstore owner Mary (Rachael Leigh Cook) and Adam (Niall Matter), a bad boy of professional hockey, are teamed together to help facilitate an image makeover for the other, they soon realize that opposites attract, and they find themselves unexpectedly frozen in love.

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Love At First Dance Becca Tobin, Niall Matter

Hope (Becca Tobin) is tasked with teaching Manhattan's former "Most Eligible Bachelor" how to dance for his extravagant, society wedding. But as the dance lessons progress, complications ensue when feelings begin to develop between student and instructor.

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The Sweetest Heart Julie Gonzalo, Chris McNally

Maddie (Julie Gonzalo) is doing everything she can to save her cupcake business. With the help of a handsome investment banker, Maddie’s luck begins to turn around in all aspects of her life. However, when her first love Nate unexpectedly returns home after 14 years, she will have to choose between a new romance and the man she never stopped loving.

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Season For Love Autumn Reeser, Marc Blucas

Tyler (Autumn Reeser) and Corey (Marc Blucas), long-separated high school sweethearts are now back in Red Rock, Texas, competing in the Annual BBQ Cook-off. Coming from different places in their lives, they still feel the same about being back home and cooking great BBQ. It could just be the heat of the cooking competition, but sparks definitely begin flying between these two. Right up until the final moment of the cook-off, no one knows who will claim victory, and it might just be the people of this All-American town who will come out the winners.

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My Secret Valentine Lacey Chabert, Andrew W. Walker

A young woman (Lacey Chabert) takes advice from the chalkboard notes that her mysterious house rental tenant leaves when a slick sales rep arrives with plans to buy her family’s prized winery.

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Pride, Prejudice, And Mistleto... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Original Movies of 2018
Pride, Prejudice, And Mistletoe Lacey Chabert, Brendan Penny

Darcy (Lacey Chabert) has always worked hard to prove herself and be successful on her own terms. Returning to her hometown for Christmas, Darcy reconnects with an old rival, restaurant owner Luke (Brendan Penny). As Darcy spends time with her family and Luke, she starts to realize what matters most in life and sets out to mend her relationship with her father, and possibly fall in love. Based on the book of the same title by Melissa de la Cruz.

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Falling For You Taylor Cole, Tyler Hynes

While planning a fundraising event, a small New England town’s radio station manager (Taylor Cole) meets her match in a visiting businessman who can’t seem to see beyond the screen of his laptop computer, until she ropes him into participating in her bachelor bake-off to help save the station.

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Christmas At Graceland Kellie Pickler, Wes Brown

Chicago-based business executive Laurel (Kellie Pickler) travels to Memphis to secure one of the city’s oldest family-owned banks. While there she reunites with old flame Clay (Brown), a local music promoter with loftier aspirations who is good at reminding her of the days when they were a performing duo on the brink of stardom.

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Under The Autumn Moon Lindy Booth, Wes Brown

While visiting a dude ranch that is a potential acquisition for the outdoor adventure company she works for, Alex, (Lindy Booth) an eager candidate for a big promotion discovers what matters most when she reignites her passion for the great outdoors; and becomes smitten with the ranch’s owner in the process.

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All Of My Heart: The Wedding Lacey Chabert, Brennan Elliott

A young caterer’s (Lacey Chabert) life suddenly changes course when she inherits a country home and learns she must share it with a career-obsessed Wall Street trader. At first, these opposites do not attract, but feelings begin to change when they find themselves having to work side-by-side to restore their newly acquired home.

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Love, Of Course Cameron Mathison, Kelly Rutherford, Gabby Douglas

Amy (Cameron Mathison) has spent most of her adult life “helicoptering” around her daughter, Cara especially since her husband died six years earlier. With reluctance, Amy is helping Cara head off to college in another city. She then “conveniently” lands a job at Cara's college, much to Cara's dismay. When Amy meets Noah, a charismatic, well-traveled professor, she learns more about herself and discovers a new life of her own, filled with romance.

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Truly, Madly, Sweetly Nikki DeLoach, Dylan Neal

Natalie (Nikki DeLoach), the owner of a San Francisco food truck business selling cupcakes, and Eric (Dylan Neal), a finance manager and divorced dad, are brought together when Eric’s aunt, also a longtime customer of Natalie’s, passes away and leaves them a building which happens to be the site of a once-famous bakery. Romance blooms as they spend time together renovating the old bakery. However, Natalie’s desire to keep things strictly business could put an end to the partnership before the grand opening.

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Homegrown Christmas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Original Movies of 2018
Homegrown Christmas Lori Loughlin, Victor Webster

After stepping down as CEO of her dream job, Maddie (Lori Loughlin) heads home for the holidays to gain perspective. She finds herself running into her old high school sweetheart Carter (Victor Webster), and tensions quickly arise. When forced to put together a Christmas dance for the local high school, Carter and Maddie find themselves putting their differences aside and rediscover what made them fall in love all those years ago.

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Jingle Around The Clock is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Original Movies of 2018
Jingle Around The Clock Brooke Nevin, Michael Cassidy

When Elle Bennet (Brooke Nevin) decides to reunite her college friends for a special Christmas celebration, her plans are thwarted by an opportunity at work she can’t pass up. Much to her surprise, she’s forced to team up with advertising campaign 'fixer' Max (Michael Cassidy), who has a completely different take on the holidays.

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Royal Hearts Cindy Busby, Andrew Cooper, James Brolin

Montana rancher Hank (James Brolin) learns that he's the last heir of the late King of Merania and has inherited the throne. His daughter, Kelly, convinces the reluctant royal to step in as king so that the country can keep its independence.

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Cooking With Love Ali Liebert, Brett Dalton

Optimistic and cheerful TV producer Kelly (Ali Liebert) doesn't have time for love. Bad boy celebrity chef Stephen (Brett Dalton) doesn't have time for anything besides cooking. Fun with a side of love ensues as Kelly and Stephen are paired on a children's cooking show.

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A Summer To Remember Catherine Bell, Cameron Mathison

Jessica Tucker (Catherine Bell), a widow and successful doctor, is trying to juggle work and family when she learns she’s up for the top job at the hospital. For a well-deserved vacation, Jessica books a stay at a resort in Fiji so she and her daughter can disconnect and bond. During her stay, Jessica strikes up a friendship with Will (Cameron Mathison), the charming owner of the resort. As Jessica and Will spend more time together, she begins to relax and starts to wonder if this island paradise can give her the life - and love - she’s always hoped for.

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Christmas At The Palace is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Original Movies of 2018
Christmas At The Palace Merritt Patterson, Andrew Cooper, Brittany Bristow

Katie, a former professional ice skater (Merritt Patterson), is hired by the king of San Senova, Alexander, to help his daughter in a Christmas ice skating performance. As Katie spends time in the castle and with the king, she and Alex begin to develop feelings for each other and ultimately fall in love.

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It's Christmas, Eve LeAnn Rimes, Tyler Hynes

Interim school superintendent Eve Morgan (LeAnn Rimes) finds herself in a tough spot when she is assigned to shut down a school's failing music program and must come to terms with her musical past.

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Marrying Mr. Darcy Cindy Busby, Ryan Paevey

Some six months after they first crossed verbal swords at a Washington D.C. dog show, schoolteacher Elizabeth Scott (Cindy Busby) and businessman/philanthropist Donovan Darcy (Ryan Paevey) are blissfully in love and newly engaged. As the weeks fly by and the arrangements for the wedding grow more elaborate, Donovan is wrapped up in his work and increasingly unavailable to her. Reminded yet again of their tremendous differences in background and temperament, Elizabeth can’t help but ask herself: should she marry Mr. Darcy?

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Very, Very Valentine Danica McKellar, Cameron Mathison, Damon Runyan

Helen (Danica McKellar), a kind hearted and shy florist, meets the perfect man at a Valentine's Masquerade Ball. When she enlists the help of her best friend Henry to track him down, she finds that her perfect man may already be right in front of her.

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Love, Once And Always Amanda Schull, Peter Porte

When Lucy's (Amanda Schull) childhood sweetheart plans to tear down the Gilded Age estate and replace it with a golf course, Lucy fights to preserve it. As they set out to find a compromise, they learn that embracing the past may be the key to protecting the future.

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Christmas Made To Order is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Original Movies of 2018
Christmas Made To Order Alexa PenaVega

When architect and Christmas amateur Steven finds himself hosting his family for Christmas, he recruits holiday coordinator Gretchen (Alexa PenaVega) to bring holiday joy to his home. Gretchen’s expert Christmas spirit brings Steven’s family together, but neither expected it to bring them closer to each other.

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Love In Design Danica McKellar, Andrew W. Walker

In need of a shakeup on her home-makeover TV show, star Hannah (Danica McKellar) is sent to her small New England hometown to renovate the historical Lewisburg Manor. When old flame Jeff is assigned to make sure Hannah's design preserves the historical manor, the two must find harmony between the old and the new.

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Love On Safari Lacey Chabert, Jon Cor, Brittany Bristow

After Kira (Lacey Chabert) inherits a wildlife reserve in South Africa, she travels there to meet the no-nonsense head ranger, Tom. When she learns the reserve is in financial jeopardy and she may have to sell it to her uncle's competitor, Tom urges her to save it by taking her on a safari in hopes that she will fall in love with the land, the animals, and hopefully him

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Christmas Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Original Movies of 2018
Christmas Wonderland Emily Osment, Ryan Rottman

Heidi (Emily Osment), who initially left her small town of Pleasant Valley with the dream of one day becoming a successful painter, has put her own art on hold to excel as an art gallery curator. She comes face to face with her high school love, Chris (Ryan Rottman), now a teacher, who is in over his head after he must find a new last-minute location for the Christmas dance. With Christmas fast approaching, Heidi soon becomes torn between the life she built in the city and the life she is surprisingly charmed by back in Pleasant Valley, embracing her true passion.

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Road to Christmas Jessy Schram, Chad Michael Murray

Los Angeles television producer Maggie Baker (Jessy Schram) unwittingly falls for Danny Wise (Chad Michael Murray), the son and former producer of his mother’s popular annual Christmas special Julia Wise Lifestyle. When Maggie’s secret plan to reunite Danny and his two brothers with Julia during the live broadcast in Vermont goes awry, Maggie is reminded that above all, it is the love for family and friends that makes the merriest of Christmas.

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Winter's Dream Kristy Swanson, Dean Cain

A former ski champion (Kristy Swanson) reenters the competitive world when a 16-year old downhill racer asks for help, leading her to reawaken an old passion and find a new love.

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A Midnight Kiss is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Original Movies of 2018
A Midnight Kiss Carlos PenaVega

With only one week to prepare, Lisa Patterson and her family of party planners are given the biggest job in their company’s history: a New Year’s Eve party for tech entrepreneur Megan Clark. But when her brother breaks his leg and her parents head off on a planned vacation, Lisa must reluctantly enlist the help of her brother’s visiting college buddy, David Campos (Carlos PenaVega), to help her pull off the event which just so happens to fall on her favorite day of the year.

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Once Upon A Prince Megan Park, Jonathan Keltz

Susanna (Megan Park) gladly accepts help one day from handsome stranger Nate (Jonathan Keltz) at her parents’ garden store in small-town Georgia. Sparks between them fly, but when a photo of them gets leaked to the press, Susanna is in for the shock of her life when Nate is called back home by his mother - for his coronation as the King Nathaniel of Cambria!

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Home by Spring Poppy Drayton, Steven R. McQueen, Kix Brooks

When an event planner (Taylor Cole) gets an opportunity she can't refuse, she poses as her boss and returns to her hometown. With the help of her family and the man she left behind, she pulls off the event, but she must determine if the heart belongs at home.

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Christmas At Grand Valley is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Original Movies of 2018
Christmas At Grand Valley Danica McKellar, Brennan Elliott, Dan Lauria

Burned out from the hubbub of the Chicago gallery world, artist Kelly (Danica McKellar) returns home to the picturesque Grand Valley just in time for Christmas. Leo (Brennan Elliott), businessman and all-star dad to his children, struggles to balance his time this holiday season. It isn’t long until Kelly and Leo’s worlds collide.

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The Beach House Andie MacDowell, Minka Kelly, Chad Michael Murray

Caretta (Lacey Chabert) thought she'd left her Southern roots and troubled family far behind until her mother lures her home. As she repairs the family beach house and renews old acquaintances, the rhythms of the island open her heart in wonderful ways.

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Royally Ever After Fiona Gubelmann, Torrance Coombs

Schoolteacher Sara's (Fiona Gubelmann) boyfriend Danny (Torrance Coombs) proposes, then reveals he is the prince of a small country called St. Ives, and they need his disapproving parents' blessing to marry. His sister surprisingly supports the marriage, training Sara to be perfect princess material. Sara must fight to remain true to herself, while adjusting to this new fairytale lifestyle, where love comes with rules and regulations.

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Christmas Everlasting is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Original Movies of 2018
Christmas Everlasting Tatyana Ali, Dondre T. Whitfield, Patti LaBelle

Lucy Toomey (Tatyana Ali) is certain her long workdays employed at New York’s top corporate law firm are about to pay off after the New Year. However, when Alice, her older sister with special needs, unexpectedly passes away, Lucy returns back to Nilson’s Bay, Wisconson, to attend the funeral and handle her estate. Her old high school sweetheart and Alice’s former attorney, Peter (Dondre T.Whitfield), informs her of the terms of Alice’s eccentric will that states in order for Lucy to inherit the family home, she must live there for 30 days through the holidays.

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Love At Sea Alexa PenaVega, Carlos PenaVega

Event planner Olivia (Alexa PenaVega) gets a game-changing opportunity to organize a major event on a luxury Caribbean cruise, hosted by her best friend, cooking and wellness star, Alexandra. Olivia meets her match in the charming Tony (Carlos PenaVega), who is on a trial run as Cruise Director, but they must work together to make the cruise go off without a hitch, for the sake of their careers and friendships.

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Yes, I Do Jen Lilley, Marcus Rosner, Jessica Lowndes

Busy chocolatier Charlotte (Jen Lilley) has left helicopter mechanic James at the altar two times, and now she needs to prove to him that she really does want to marry him.

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Entertaining Christmas is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Original Movies of 2018
Entertaining Christmas Jodie Sweetin, Brendan Fehr

Claire is a cookbook author, crafting expert, and television personality whose name is synonymous with perfection. As she contemplates retirement, her daughter Kara (Jodie Sweetin) is poised to become the new face of the Livingston brand. The only trouble is, Kara can’t cook. Or sew. Or do any of the signature things her mother is known for. When Kara is sent in her mother's place in an effort to prove herself a worthy successor to the board of director, she gets more than she bargained for when she enocounters a reporter for the local paper, looking for his next story.

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Wedding March 3: Here Comes The Bride Josie Bissett, Jack Wagner

It’s a full Valentine’s Day weekend at the Inn when Olivia (Josie Bissett) and Mick (Jack Wagner) host Mick’s sister and her finance, Mick’s daughter and her boyfriend, and Olivia’s mother and her boyfriend. Things get chaotic when Mick’s sister decides to have her wedding at the Inn that weekend and Mick’s daughter announces plans to drop out of college.

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Good Witch: The Heart of Middl... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Original Movies of 2018
Good Witch: The Heart of Middleton Catherine Bell, James Denton, Bailee Madison

Cassie’s (Catherine Bell) precious family heirloom – a beautiful red ruby known as The Heart of Middleton – goes missing from the History of Halloween in Middleton museum exhibit. Without its Heart, the town of Middleton starts to doubt their Halloween spirit just in time for their annual festival competition with Blairsville. It all culminates at an anniversary black tie Halloween gala at the museum honoring the lore of the Heart of Middleton, where the Merriwicks help to re-inspire their fellow Middletonians.