If you’re into romantic Christmas movies at this time of year, how could you possibly resist one titled, “The Nine Kittens of Christmas”? Not very easily according to rating returns for the US premiere. An estimated 3.4 million viewers watched “Nine Kittens” on Thanksgiving night in America on the Hallmark Channel. It stands as the
Fans of Hallmark’s annual “Countdown to Christmas” have an early present with the latest episode of brioux.tv the podcast. Calgary-born director David Winning is the special guest and talks about his latest two offerings for the channel. The newest one is “The Nine Kittens of Christmas,” starring former Superman star Brandon Routh, Kimberley Sustad and
Yes, it’s the most wonderful time of the year again, according to the Hallmark calendar. A week before Halloween, the Crown Media company has scheduled 41 new Christmas-themed movies as part of their annual “Countdown to Christmas.” Many will have been shot in Canada, including “You, Me and the Christmas Trees,” airing tonight on W
Director David Winning was in touch to remind me about his latest feature for Hallmark, “The 27-Hour Day.” (See the trailer, above.) It premieres Saturday on both the Hallmark Channel in the States and W Network in Canada. Shot entirely in Agassiz and Langley, B.C., the film stars Hallmark favourites Autumn Reeser and Andrew Walker
With some simulcasted imports — such as The Good Doctor — already on hiatus through the holidays, an old reliable climbed to the top of English Canada’s weekly Top 30. NCIS, now in its 18th season, was the only series to crack the two million viewer barrier the week of Dec. 8 – 13 according
Just how Canadian are a lot of these Hallmark movies we see on TV every Christmas? Very Canadian. Just look at the prolific track record of Calgary-born director David Winning. “Time for Us to Come Home for Christmas,” which premieres in Canada this Saturday on W Network, is the 17th Hallmark film Winning has shot
U.S. Thanksgiving generally triggers a rush of holiday programming the last week of November. Viewers were clearly ready for it after a not-so-festive year. Even in Canada, Christmas movies in November rose near the top of the TV ratings. Not the very top. The Good Doctor was back in the No. 1 position on the
CBC has holiday fare all month long including these Canadian movie premieres:“A Christmas Winter Song” Wed., Dec. 2, 8 p.m. (8:30 NT)“Rock N’ Roll Christmas” Wed., Dec. 9, 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) and Sat., Dec. 12“A Christmas Movie Christmas” Wed., Dec. 16 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT)“Christmas on the River” Wed., Dec. 23, 8 p.m.