Skip to comments.Watch the Hallmark Channel for some good wholesome Christmas programming
Posted on 11/17/2012 3:16:06 PM PST by Hot Tabasco
You want some nice programs to watch, check out this channel.
No. I refuse to watch, or condone wall-to-wall Christmas programing until Thanksgiving is over.
Hallmark is great stuff. I turned my mom on to Hallmark channel (and its sister station Hallmark Movie Channel), and she’s hooked. I enjoy it quite a bit as well, though my absolute favorite station is MeTV - I never miss the “Sunday Night Noir” lineup.
Uverse (ATT) doesn’t carry it (some problem from 4 or 5 years ago).
I can’t get all the channels I want in any one place without installing a dish (which local ordinance says I have to install on my deck and that ain’t gonna happen).
Time Warner doesn’t carry the NFL channel and has the worst service and DVR User Interface in the know planet. I despised everything about them for the time I had them.
I really hope Uverse gets Hallmark back. Despite their propensity to create and broadcast chick flicks it is a very wholesome network.
Plus, Hallmark is made in China, and the program has too many commercials. Need A DVR to watch.
Sorry I mentioned it, feel free to stick with the homosexual based sitcoms...........
If there's anything consistent with FR it's that there is always someone who feels the need to step forward and piss into the fan............
I don't know what Hallmark you're watching but the one I have on has half the commercials that regular programming has.......
And what do you mean Hallmark is made in China?
Fair enough. In this case it is not because I don’t like Hallmark, or I don’t like Christmas, or for that mater, even because I don’t like you.
It is because I really object to the attempt to eliminate that most American of all holidays, the day when America literally gives thanks to God Himself for His favor.
It is the one day that we celebrate those most evil of all creatures, white Europeans, whose crimes include coming to a new land to worship as they wished, spreading their foul civilization and establishing individual freedoms and democracy.
Throw us a bone Hallmark, come celebrate Thanksgiving with America, rather than try to hide from it in apparent shame.
Hallmark is hiding in shame by their current programing choices????????
I've got nothing to say about that except sheesh!..........
Agreed! Hallmark is especially great at this time of year!! Lifetime Movie Network and ABC Family tend to have pretty good Christmas movies virtually around the clock in December, too. LMN’s Christmas movies aren’t necessarily all girlie, either, so a guy might be able to stomach, them. :)
Thanks for the reminder about Hallmark!
I, for one, enjoy watching the Christmas shows on Hallmark, and have for several years, now. It is a nice, refreshing change of pace, after all the political shows I’ve been watching over the course of many months. And compared to all the other junk on TV...well, as I said, I find it rather refreshing. And goodness, some of the movies actually show families worshiping at church, and praying together!! Imagine that!!
A great one this afternoon was the Christmas Dog.......
two really good ones are Christmas in November and A Christmas Card. Good family movies and all with a happy ending.
Yup - saw it...:-)
Oh, yes, those two are really good ones.
Oh, yes, those two are really good ones.
I’m with you, nully. I’m keeping my November Spiders and Day of the Dead Skulls up until the first Sunday of Advent, December 2. Sometime in December, weather permitting, we’ll put up our white Advent Lights.
The spread of “Christmas” into October is absolutely insane. We’ll start celebrating Christmas on the night of December 24!
You and I can be the ones responding to “Merry Christmas!” with “What, it’s Christmas? Damn, I was really drunk, wasn’t I!”
Hallmark Christmas movies are like a breath of fresh air. Some few are a bit silly but for the most part they’re good and wholesome.
I do not try to rope people in on my boycotts, but I do not feel comfortable with Hallmark anymore since they came out with a line of greeting cards designed for homosexual relationships.
In the past couple of years, Hallmark’s become my favorite channel for the holidays.
During the week Hallmark has movies starting a 11:00 CST till 7:00 AM than Marie comes on. Weekends Hallmark has movies from 11:00 Am friday till Monday ending at 7:00 AM
My mother whom has Alzheimers generally like Little House on the Praire, and Waltons enjoys the Christmas Movies. Just wish they would cut the Santa Claus trash.
This makes my day easier as mother is at my house now and can at least be able maintain counseling others, Go home at lunch time to make sure she eats. Get others from her church to come in so she is not alone.
thanks for the post on Hallmark
Also, check out the INSP channel. Westerns, The High Chaparral, The Virginian, The Big Valley, etc...
“I cant get all the channels I want in any one place without installing a dish (which local ordinance says I have to install on my deck and that aint gonna happen).”
That ordinance may not be valid. Since satellite broadcasting is interstate commerce, federal law overrides state or local laws and ordinances. Take a look here:
Thanks for your post. I switched to Hallmark Channel and am so happy! Love the movie that is on now.
No more Pawn Star reruns for me:)
Thanksgiving is perhaps my fav holiday.....but I have to start watching shows now just like I have to start listening to Christmas music now because it all goes by too quickly....
where did MEtv come from....we’ve just started watching Remmington Steele...one of our favorites...and just love the format.....I don’t watch ANY modern day sitcoms at all....just can’t get into them....
“The Note”....really good....
I am basing this on only two programs, so perhaps I am wrong. Last year, I tuned into Hallmark for two Christmas shows, and, while they were what you could call wholesome, their treatment of Christmas was that it is a time when people remember to be kind to each other.
There was not even the slightest hint of any religious significance. Now, someone might argue that their argument/explanation could be that not everyone is a Christian, but, IMO, Christmas is about Christians, and those who do not believe in Christ are not really observing Christmas.
That it does, but don’t lose Thanksgiving in the shuffle.
The cards are made in china.
Funny you should mention that because I enjoy listening to the music at this time also.
There's a radio station here in the Detroit area that is now playing Christmas songs that I listen to. My only problem with them is that they only play about 25 standards over and over and over......There are literally thousands of holiday songs by hundreds of artists that are really nice but they're ignored by radio.
None of the exemptions work for me. They have to let me install a dish AND it can’t be overly difficult/expensive (I had the same issue come u at my last condo and I was able to install on the roof).
Since my deck has an unobstructed southern view, they can (and do) make people put it up on their decks for the most part.
I might be able to get away with a stake outside the deck but that would be just as ugly.
I have to wait for the dishes to get a lot smaller. I was looking into the RV types but they don’t have the reliability I need.
But thanks for the link.
A condo in a building explains a lot. Good luck!
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