26 titles new to Heart & Home, including 12 Canadian premieres
EDMONTON (October 13, 2022) – Super Channel is keeping spirits merry and bright this holiday season with its annual Heart & Home Christmas holiday movie programming event, which gets underway November 4 with encore presentations of favourite holiday movies airing every weekend. Then beginning November 18, a new festive title will air every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night until December 23. This season’s festive offering includes 26 merry movies NEW to Super Channel Heart & Home, including 12 festive films making their Canadian broadcast premieres!
The lineup of 26 new films proudly offers 23 Canadian made features, including five Super Channel Heart & Home Original productions (making their Canadian premieres), including Christmas on Mistletoe Lake from Chesler Perlmutter; Baking All the Way from Vortex Media; Sappy Holiday from Defiant Empire; Christmas by the Book from Chaos a film company inc.; and Faith Heist: A Christmas Caper, the sequel to the Canadian Screen Award winning feature, Faith Heist, from No Equal Entertainment. Also premiering are two pre-licensed titles from Brain Power Studios produced in association with Super Channel, Country Roads Christmas and Christmas in Wolf Creek.
The slate also includes 17 titles acquired from All Canadian Ent., 15 of which are Canadian made titles, and includes four titles (A Merry Christmas Wish, Christmas at the Drive-In, Catering Christmas, A Royal Christmas on Ice) all set to make their Canadian premieres.
“We are excited to ring in the holidays with this exceptional collection of new festive films for our viewers,” said Don McDonald, President and CEO, Super Channel. “We couldn’t be prouder that 88% of our new titles are Canadian made, featuring homegrown talent both in front of and behind the camera.”
Viewers will be treated to films featuring familiar Heart & Home stars including Danica McKellar, Lacey Chabert, Christina Milian, Chad Michael Murray, Jill Wagner, Lori Loughlin and Daniel Lissing, as well as fan favourite Canadian talent including Corey Sevier, Yannick Bisson, Jessica Lowndes, Cameron Mathison, Brennan Elliott, Merritt Patterson, Tim Rozon, Brendan Fehr, Art Hindle, Colin Mochrie and Jayne Eastwood.
All holiday movies will air commercial free and will be available on Super Channel On Demand throughout the holiday season and beyond (see dates below). Super Channel is available via most cable providers across the country as well as streaming via Amazon Prime Video Channels and Apple TV+.
Below is listing of the linear and On Demand dates for the 26 new or premiere holiday titles coming to Super Channel Heart & Home. All titles are Canadian productions, with the exception of three (indicated below). All movies begin at 8 p.m. ET unless indicated otherwise, all titles subject to change:
(NEW = new to Super Channel Heart & Home / PREMIERE = Canadian broadcast premiere)
Fri Nov 18 (On Demand Nov 15) – Christmas In Love – NEW
Starring Brooke D’Orsay, Daniel Lissing
An aspiring crafter working in her small town's bakery shows the new big-city CEO that it's people and not machines which make the business a success.
Sat Nov 19 (On Demand Nov 15) – Pride, Prejudice & Mistletoe – NEW
Starring Lacey Chabert, Brendan Penny, Sherry Miller
Darcy is a career woman who hasn't found love, but her life turns upside down when she returns home to help her mother plan a charity event.
Sun Nov 20 @ 7:30 p.m. (On Demand Nov 21) - Hot Chocolate Holiday – PREMIERE (Non-Canadian)
Starring Aubrey Reynolds, Jonny Swenson
Colette runs a coffee shop that is known for her secret and famous hot chocolate. When Marcus, a new dessert shop owner, starts to draw in Colette's customers, she is determined to expose him.
Fri Nov 25 (On Demand Nov 15) – Memories of Christmas – NEW
Starring Christina Milian, Mark Taylor
Noelle returns to her hometown to pack up and sell her inherited childhood home and attend the annual Christmas Charity Gala established by her late Christmas-obsessed mother. As the town braces for the sale of the beloved lodge where the Gala is held, Noelle makes the deal of a lifetime, all while experiencing renewed joy in the holidays and discovering unexpected love.
Sat Nov 26 (On Demand Nov 27) – Country Roads Christmas – PREMIERE
Starring Lanie McAuley, Bo Yokely
When the daughter of a country singer loses her job at a record label, she is urged to reunite with her famous father as his road manager, finding forgiveness and love along the way.
Sun Nov 27 @ 7:30 p.m. (On Demand Nov 28) – Christmas in Wolf Creek – PREMIERE
Starring Nola Martin, Tim Rozon, Art Hindle, Madeline Leon
A few months after their whirlwind romance, Samantha and Austin are very much in love, but struggling to figure out how their lives fit together. However, when a runaway reindeer threatens the annual Christmas play, the couple must work together to save Christmas for the town and each other.
Fri Dec 2 (On Demand Dec 3) – Catering Christmas – PREMIERE
Starring Merritt Patterson, Daniel Lissing
A fledgling caterer, Molly Frost, is hired by Jean Harrison, the perfectionistic director of the renowned Harrison Foundation, to cater this year’s annual Christmas Gala dinner. Things get complicated when Molly falls for Jean’s nephew, Carson, a photographer with no desire to take over the family’s foundation — until his aunt assigns him to the task of making sure the catered dinner goes perfectly.
Sat Dec 3 (On Demand Dec 4) – Baking All the Way – PREMIERE **Super Channel Heart & Home Original**
Starring Cory Lee, Yannick Bisson, Colin Mochrie, Jayne Eastwood, Debra McGrath
When Julia Wilson, an accomplished pastry chef from Chicago, heads to a small-town bakery famous for their gingerbread to complete her Christmas cookbook curated with recipes from across the country, she finds herself at odds with Kris Thompson, the bakery's charming but private owner, who is ambivalent about sharing his secret recipe. Directed by Yannick Bisson.
Sun Dec 4 @ 7:30 pm (On Demand Dec 5) – A Merry Christmas Wish – PREMIERE
Starring Jill Wagner, Cameron Mathison
An NYC advertising executive returns to her hometown to sell the family farm, but instead reconnects with her childhood friend and gets involved with organizing the yearly Winter Wonderland, which takes place on the property.
Wed Dec 7 (On Demand Dec 1) – Christmas at Grand Valley – NEW
Starring Danica McKellar and Brennan Elliott
Kelly returns to her Wyoming hometown for Christmas & becomes involved in an effort to save the town's beloved lodge. In the process, she falls for the handsome widower sent to decide the fate of the lodge.
Thurs Dec 8 (On Demand Dec 1) – Homegrown Christmas – NEW
Starring Lori Loughlin, Victor Webster
After stepping down as CEO of her dream job, Maddie heads home for the holidays to gain perspective. She runs into her high-school sweetheart Carter, and tensions quickly arise.
When forced to put together a Christmas dance for the local high school, Carter and Maddie put their differences aside and rediscover what made them fall in love all those years ago.
Fri Dec 9 (On Demand Dec 10) – Sappy Holiday – PREMIERE **Super Channel Heart & Home Original**
Starring Vanessa Sears, John McLaren, Brigitte Kingsley
When a sous chef accidentally discovers her boyfriend is going to propose to her on Christmas Eve, she begins doubting their future together; especially when a handsome maple farmer rescues her from a snowstorm.
Sat Dec 10 (On Demand Dec 11) – A Royal Christmas On Ice – PREMIERE (Non-Canadian)
Starring Anna Marie Dobbins, Jonathan Stoddard, William Baldwin
Looking to escape his Royal life, a dashing prince comes to the United States to start a business in a small town in upstate New York and winds up falling for a former Olympic ice skater.
Sun Dec 11 @7:30 p.m. (On Demand Dec 12) – Christmas at the Drive In – PREMIERE
Starring Danica McKellar, Neil Bledsoe
Sadie is starting over in her hometown of Chesterfield, New York, following a series of major life disruptions that include leaving her law practice after losing her biggest case and no longer being engaged. Despite hanging up her law hat, Sadie finds herself fighting to preserve a cherished local landmark, Chesterfield Drive-In, even though her childhood sweetheart, Holden, adamantly opposes the idea.
Mon Dec 12 (On Demand Dec 1) – Christmas Time is Here – NEW
Starring Rukiya Bernard, Dewshane Williams
Nia, a successful small-town realtor, has her heart set on closing a big sale on a new resort for her client, Julian Parsons, just in time for Christmas. Julian sets his eye on Nia's family-owned inn that is managed by her father who wants to sell and retire, but Nia can’t let go of memories of an idyllic time in life when her mom was still alive and very much a part of the resort. When Julian’s impatient boss arrives intent on getting the deal done before Christmas, Julian comes up with a magical plan for saving Nia’s family’s resort, at the risk of losing his job.
Tues Dec 13 (On Demand Dec 1) – Angel Falls Christmas – NEW
Starring Jessica Lowndes, Chad Michael Murray
A devoted doctor with little time for the Christmas Spirit is in desperate need of an intervention from the unlikeliest of places—heaven.
Wed Dec 14 (On Demand Dec 1) – Jingle Bell Christmas – NEW
Starring Merritt Patterson, Trevor Donovan
Through a series of mishaps, sophisticated Princess Amelia is stranded in the small town of Tucker, Maine. There she becomes an “ordinary” guest of the unsuspecting Cutler family.
Thurs Dec 15 (On Demand Dec 1) – Christmas is You – NEW
Starring Becca Tobin, Matthew MacCaull
Years after Emma left her first love, Tyler, to pursue her dreams of becoming a singer, the two are reunited in their hometown for the holidays. Emma, now an assistant, must convince Tyler, now a famous popstar, to sign with her record company, while also trying to save the town’s Christmas caroling celebration.
Fri Dec 16 (On Demand Dec 17) – Christmas by the Book – PREMIERE **Super Channel Heart & Home Original**
Starring Lindy Booth, AnnaMaria Demara, Jamaal Grant
An author of a best-selling holiday book becomes entangled in tinsel when she and her kids are dispatched by a TV talk show to a rural town where she is given two weeks to recreate the magical childhood Christmas described in her book.
Sat Dec 17 (On Demand Dec 18) – Faith Heist: A Christmas Caper – PREMIERE **Super Channel Heart & Home Original**
Starring Jonathan Langdon, Sagine Semajuste, Aaron Poole, Dylan Taylor
After saving their church, a pastor and his loyal congregants find themselves locked in a mall on Christmas Eve, along with a group of armed thieves trying to pull off a jewel robbery.
Sun Dec 18 (On Demand Dec 19) – Christmas on Mistletoe Lake – PREMIERE **Super Channel Heart & Home Original**
Starring Genelle Williams, Corey Sevier
Interior designer Reilly finds herself this Christmas in the town of Mistletoe Lake with no place to stay. She accepts an offer from Ray to stay in his boat, helping him renovate the boat for the town's Christmas Harbor Festival. As Ray shows Reilly the timeless magic of his lake town, they can’t help but get caught up in that magic themselves.
Mon Dec 19 (On Demand Dec 1) – Royally Wrapped for Christmas – NEW
Starring Jen Lilley, Brendan Fehr
Lindsay Palmer, the NY director of an international charity organization, is called to the Kingdom of Veronia by the royal family who runs the foundation to interview for the job of overseeing the whole operation. As Lindsay is put through the interview process, she ends up finding true love with the prince.
Tues Dec 20 (On Demand Dec 1) – A Christmas Star – NEW
Starring Sara Canning, Daniel Lissing
An astronomer predicts that a new meteor shower will appear over a tiny town. Can she convince the locals to help with her discovery at the expense of a Christmas tradition?
Wed Dec 21 (On Demand Dec 1) – Much Ado About Christmas – NEW (Non-Canadian)
Starring Susie Abromeit, Torrance Coombs
After Haley Lloyd has been burned by countless suitors, it's refreshing when shy but handsome Claud falls for her, unaware of her true identity: However, when that truth inevitably comes out, it puts their budding Christmas romance at risk.
Thurs Dec 22 (On Demand Dec 1) – Homemade Christmas – NEW
Starring Michelle Argyris, Travis Nelson
Every year, Megan, an ambitious young woman uses the weeks leading up to Christmas to become the ultimate holiday freelance assistant for hire, helping with any Christmas related tasks for extra income. But when the opportunity arrives to save a Christmas party and dazzle her crush, she must choose between the man of her dreams and Mr. Right.
Fri Dec 23 (On Demand Dec 1) – Return to Christmas Creek – NEW
Starring Tori Anderson, Stephen Huszar, Steven Weber
With Christmas approaching, a career-focused Chicago app developer returns to her small hometown to rediscover the meaning of Christmas. There she reunites with her estranged uncle and her childhood best friend, who she begins falling for.