‘Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to celebrate than with Philo’s incredible selection of holiday movies and TV shows? As the holiday season gallops in faster than Santa’s reindeer, let Philo be your go-to destination for all things merry and bright. From Christmas classics to snowy made-for-TV romances and everything in between, Philo has the perfect movie lineup to keep you cozy on the couch with a cup of hot cocoa. Join us each week between now and the end of December as we unwrap the must-watch holiday programming. Here’s what to watch November 17th through November 22nd.
Hallmark Movies to Watch Friday, November 17th
Navigating Christmas on the Hallmark Channel (8 p.m. ET/PT):
Join stars Chelsea Hobbs and Stephen Huszar in this holiday tale. Recently divorced Melanie (Hobbs) and her son Jason embark on a Christmas adventure to a remote island, and find themselves running a genuine working lighthouse. Witness Melanie’s journey unfold as she connects with the mysterious lighthouse owner (Huszar). Dive into the essence of the season with this storyof love and new beginnings.
Festive Flicks to Watch Saturday, November 18th
A Merry Scottish Christmas on the Hallmark Channel (8 p.m. ET/PT):
Experience a Party of Five star reunion starring Lacey Chabert and Scott Wolf in this much-anticipated feature. Join estranged siblings, Lindsay (Chabert) and Brad (Wolf) Morgan, as they journey to Scotland for a Christmas reunion with their mother, Jo. Be prepared for a holiday filled with twists and the revelation of a significant family secret.
Holiday Movies to Watch Sunday, November 19, 2023
Country Hearts Christmas on UPtv (7 p.m. ET):
Tune in to UPtv for the sequel to the movie, Country Hearts, starring Chris Jericho, Lanie McAuley, Katerina Maria, David Pinard, and Craig Strickland. As Christmas approaches, the Jameson Family is scattered, chasing their dreams. Tori and June record their first album in Nashville, while Bones tends to the farm, preparing for a family Christmas reunion. The plot thickens when the sisters are offered a chance at a live Christmas Eve show, promising a career boost but jeopardizing their precious family time. Watch as they navigate tough decisions, old flames, and long-distance struggles, ultimately realizing that family, faith, and love guide them through the holiday season.
Holiday Hotline on the Hallmark Channel (8 p.m. ET/PT):
Get ready for a holiday romcom tale as Emily Tennant and Niall Matter star in this Hallmark Channel movie. When Abby (Tennant) departs from London, she takes on a cooking hotline job, unaware that a charming anonymous caller, single dad ‘John’ (Matter), will become a special figure in her life. Join them on a journey of connection and perhaps a sprinkle of romance in this must-watch holiday special.
Planes, Trains, and Christmas Trees on Lifetime (8 p.m. ET/PT):
Join Kathryn Davis and Olivier Renaud in this Lifetime feature. During a business trip to Indiana, event planner Kayley and sports agent Brett find themselves grounded by a severe snowstorm, making flying home for Christmas impossible. Determined to reach New York by Christmas Eve, the duo teams up for a journey of detours and special moments. When the storm forces them to seek refuge in the tranquil town of Redwood, Ohio, the holiday magic they discover becomes the perfect backdrop for a memorable Christmas adventure.
A Paris Christmas Waltz on Great American Family (8 p.m. ET/PT):
Experience the grace of dance and the allure of romance with Jen Lilley and Matthew Morrison in this Great American Family production. In the sequel to the highest-rated Christmas rom-com of 2020, “The Christmas Waltz,” a novice dancer (Lilley) partners with a seasoned professional (Morrison) for a chance to compete in a prestigious dance competition—in the dazzling city of Paris! Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of dance.
Holiday Movies to Watch Wednesday, November 22, 2023
A Season for Family on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries (8 p.m. ET/PT):
Brendan Penny, Stacey Farber, Benjamin Jacobson, and Azriel Dalman take the lead in this relatable holiday movie. Maddy’s adopted son, Wesley, simply wants to meet his brother Cody, adopted by another family. Despite initial hesitation from Cody’s widowed father, Paul, fate brings the brothers together, leading to a fast friendship and a connection between Maddy and Paul. Join the cast for a down-to-earth Christmas tale that resonates with the warmth of human connections.
Wrap up your weekend and let Philo be your Home for the Holidays. From tales of love to unexpected family revelations, this lineup promises a perfect blend of holiday joy. Get under a soft blanket and let Philo bring the magic of the season to your screen. Stream now and make this weekend merrier than ever! We’ll be back next week with more new movies to watch!