More Original Holiday Movies from Hallmark, GAC Family, Lifetime and UPtv To Watch This Weekend!

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and we know that you, our subscribers, are likely already feeling the holiday cheer, so we want to make sure you don’t miss out on any of this season’s great entertainment!

Philo, as your home for the holidays, has the most-comprehensive seasonal content in live-TV streaming! So set your DVR, by saving your favorites, and catching up with this family-friendly slate of new cheerful movies this weekend:

Friday, November 19

Nantucket Noel

Starring: Trevor Donovan, Sarah Power

Hallmark Channel, 8pm ET

The plot: During the Seaside Noel celebrations, Christina learns of a developer who is planning to tear down the wharf that is home to her toy store. Tensions rise as she falls for the developer’s son, Andy.

Dancing Through the Snow

Starring: AnnaLynne McCord, Colin Lawrence, Bianca Lawrence

Lifetime, 8pm ET

The plot: Michael Foster (Lawrence) is a firefighter and devoted single father to 8-year-old Lily (Lawrence), an aspiring ballerina. After a video goes viral of Michael and Lily doing an adorable ballet routine, Michael becomes the most eligible bachelor, as women everywhere want to date this adorable dad. However, the only woman Michael has eyes for is Lily’s ballet teacher, Olivia (McCord). Will Michael be able to dance his way into Olivia’s heart?

Saturday, November 20

A Christmas Together with You

Starring: Harry Lennix, Laura Vandervoort, Niall Matter

Hallmark Channel, 8pm ET

The plot: During the Christmas season, Megan and her father-figure Frank head out on a road trip to find his long-lost love. Along the way, Megan finds the love of her own life.

Five More Minutes

Starring: Nikki Deloach, David Haydn-Jones

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, 10pm ET

The plot: Inspired by Scotty McCreery’s song ‘Five More Minutes,’ a woman’s Christmas wish is answered in unexpected ways when her late grandfather’s journal turns up and reveals an untold romance.

A Kindhearted Christmas

Starring: Jennie Garth, Cameron Mathison

GAC Family, 8pm ET

The plot: Jamie (Garth) owns a sightseeing and tour company in the small town of Cooperville, N.Y., so knowing where to find fun and interesting things to do is her job. However, navigating the holidays with the same enthusiasm is trickier for Jamie since her husband Matt passed. Matt loved Christmas and found unparalleled joy in giving to others. While reminiscing with family, Jamie realizes the town desperately needs someone with Matt’s genius for thinking of the small gestures that bring genuine happiness to the holidays. While watching her favorite news program, Wake Up Upstate, or more importantly, the show’s handsome TV anchor, Scott (Mathison), Jamie learns about a neighboring high school’s fundraiser and spontaneously gifts the entire amount — anonymously. Jamie’s anonymous gift sparks another and another until the entire town gets into the spirit. News of the generous gift giving draws Jamie’s TV crush to Cooperville seeking to do some serious reporting on the identity of the secret Santa. Turns out, Scott may uncover more than one. What isn’t a secret is that Jamie and Scott will discover each other just in time for Christmas.

Mistletoe and Molly

Starring: Eden Broda, Zach Smadu

UPtv, 7pm ET

The plot: Waitress and animal lover Molly Bishop is desperate for a holiday miracle. Broke and needing major car repairs, she’s counting on a big career opportunity to come through before the holidays — without using her family’s name to get there. But when handsome cafe regular and do-gooder Aiden Ford starts to meddle in her life, Molly will have to figure out if it’s too much or just the holiday miracle she needed.

You Make it Feel Like Christmas

Starring: Mary Antonini, Michael Xavier, Stephanie Sy, Alex Poch-Goldin

Lifetime, 8pm ET

The plot: Emma (Antonini) is a talented designer who finds herself too busy to return home for the holidays after her work catches the eye of design guru Kate Marguiles (Sy), much to her father Tom’s (Poch-Goldin) dismay. When her ex-boyfriend and childhood best friend Aaron (Xavier) returns home after active military duty, he makes it his mission to get her home to celebrate their Christmas traditions.

Sunday, November 21

A Kiss Before Christmas

Starring: James Denton, Teri Hatcher, Marilu Henner

Hallmark Channel, 8pm ET

The plot: When nice guy Ethan casually wishes his life had taken a different course, he wakes up the next day to find nothing is the same — he’s not married to his wife Joyce, he doesn’t have two teenage kids, and he’s CEO of his company. If he wants to reclaim his original life and the family he loves, he must convince Joyce he’s telling the truth and win her over… and he only has until Christmas Day.

Baking Spirits Bright

Starring: Rekha Sharma, Dion Johnstone, Aadila Dosani, Praneet Akilla, Manoj Sood, Nimet Kanji

Lifetime, 8pm ET

The plot: Mira Varma (Sharma) takes pride in her family’s business of making fruitcakes, despite the decline in its popularity of once being America’s most-gifted holiday confection. When Mira’s parents decide to hire Brady Phillips (Johnstone) and his high-powered marketing company to boost sales for the holidays, Mira must fight to hold onto the heart of the company she loves so much.

Monday, November 22

GilMORE the Merrier (A Gilmore Girls Marathon)

UPtv, 10am

GilMORE the Merrier is back! The ultimate 153-episode binge-a-thon of every Gilmore Girls episode, which includes a watch-and-win sweepstakes, trivia, and exclusive behind-the-scenes content! The 7-day marathon begins Monday, November 22nd at 10 AM ET and culminates with the four Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life movies starting Sunday, November 28th at 7 PM ET.

*Photo Courtesy of Hallmark Channel. “A Kiss Before Christmas,” starring James Denton and Teri Hatcher,

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