Christmas is still coming, but we are already looking ahead to Hallmark’s next programming event – New Year, New Movies 2022. Most people will agree that they will be happy to see the end of 2021 and what better way to celebrate than with a series of five great new movies? Let’s take a brief look at the original Hallmark Channel movies coming in the New Year, including the first installment in a much-anticipated movie trilogy.
Where Your Heart Belongs on Hallmark Channel
According to the official synopsis, the movie tells the story of Mackenzie Sullivan (Jen Lilley), a New York-based marketing executive, who is struggling to keep her clients. However, Mackenzie heads home to a rural maple farm to help her best friend plan her wedding, happening in two weeks. Along the way, she learns the hard way that the love and support of true friends and family mean more than she ever imagined. Jen Lilley stars opposite Christopher Russell.
Where Your Heart Belongs debuts on Saturday, January 1, at 8 pm ET, on Hallmark Channel.
The Wedding Veil: Avery’s Story
The first in a new Hallmark movie trilogy, developed by Lacey Chabert, is The Wedding Veil: Avery’s Story. The movie stars three of the network’s top leading ladies. In the first movie, three longtime college friends discover a mysterious antique veil, fabled to unite its bearer with her true love. Meanwhile, after museum curator Avery (Lacey Chabert) discovers a long-lost painting, she and a new board member, Peter (Kevin McGarry), investigate the origins of the artwork. While this happens, they plan a charity fundraiser to unveil the artwork’s restoration.
The Wedding Veil: Avery’s Story debuts on Saturday, January 8, at 8 pm ET, on Hallmark Channel. The other movies in the trilogy are set to air later.
The Perfect Pairing
Originally called Love And Ice Wine, The Perfect Pairing tells the story of an influential and anonymous food and wine critic, Christina (Nazneen Contractor). She finds herself at a winery she has panned in the past and hopes to be able to leave before anyone realizes who she is. However, while there, she slips on the ice and hits her head, losing her memory.
The Hollingbrook family, led by single father Michael (Brennan Elliott) graciously takes in Christina while she recovers and tries jogging her memory. Along the way, Christina helps the family prepare for their annual wine tapping party, which includes Michael’s risky passion project, ice wine.
The Perfect Pairing debuts on Saturday, January 15, at 8 pm ET, on Hallmark Channel.
Romancing the Birthday Girl on Hallmark
Romancing The Birthday Girl tells the tale of Taylor (Emilie Ullerup), who on her birthday opens a time capsule left by her deceased mother. Inside, Taylor discovered six envelopes and in each is a challenge that she must complete. Her mother made the challenges because she was aware of her daughter’s many anxieties, which tend to hold her back. Meanwhile, by doing the challenges Taylor can expand her horizons and open her mind and heart to the possibility of love. Emilie stars opposite Clayton James in this intriguing movie.
Romancing The Birthday Girl premieres on Saturday, January 22, at 8 pm ET, on Hallmark Channel.
Hallmark’s Butlers in Love
Last, but by no means least, Butlers in Love shows the fierce competition between trainee butlers at a prestigious butler academy. Passionate Emma (Stacey Farber) and rebellious Henry (Corey Cott) are in training to become royal butlers, where the competition is fierce and sparks begin to fly.
Butlers In Love premieres on Saturday, January 29, at 8 pm ET on Hallmark Channel.
Find out more about the New Year, New Movies programming event on Hallmark’s website.
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