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Watch the Hallmark Channel for some good wholesome Christmas programming
None | 11/17/2012 | Hot Tabasco

Posted on 11/17/2012 3:16:06 PM PST by Hot Tabasco

You want some nice programs to watch, check out this channel.


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I'm normally a Saturday afternoon college football watching guy but came across the Hallmark Channel and haven't switched up until this posting. They're showing Christmas specials from now until the holiday and they are really great. So if you want to watch some wholesome TV, then check it out..........Adios
1 posted on 11/17/2012 3:16:09 PM PST by Hot Tabasco
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To: Hot Tabasco

No. I refuse to watch, or condone wall-to-wall Christmas programing until Thanksgiving is over.


2 posted on 11/17/2012 3:31:05 PM PST by null and void (America - Abducted by Aliens...)
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To: Hot Tabasco

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.


3 posted on 11/17/2012 3:31:56 PM PST by DemforBush (100% Ex-Democrat.)
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To: Hot Tabasco

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.


4 posted on 11/17/2012 3:32:06 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Here comes bama claus here comes bama claus left down bama claus lane!)
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To: null and void

Plus, Hallmark is made in China, and the program has too many commercials. Need A DVR to watch.


5 posted on 11/17/2012 3:34:38 PM PST by gunner03
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To: null and void
No. I refuse 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............


6 posted on 11/17/2012 3:38:42 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon.....)
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To: gunner03
Hallmark is made in China, and the program has too many commercials

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?

7 posted on 11/17/2012 3:42:12 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon.....)
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To: Hot Tabasco

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.


8 posted on 11/17/2012 3:51:57 PM PST by null and void (America - Abducted by Aliens...)
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To: null and void
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!..........

9 posted on 11/17/2012 4:03:36 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon.....)
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To: Hot Tabasco

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!


10 posted on 11/17/2012 4:04:39 PM PST by TXBlair (We will not forget Benghazi, Mister Prez.)
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To: Hot Tabasco

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!!


11 posted on 11/17/2012 4:07:37 PM PST by MasonGal
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To: TXBlair; MasonGal

A great one this afternoon was the Christmas Dog.......


12 posted on 11/17/2012 4:22:11 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon.....)
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To: Hot Tabasco

two really good ones are Christmas in November and A Christmas Card. Good family movies and all with a happy ending.


13 posted on 11/17/2012 4:27:46 PM PST by fish hawk
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To: Hot Tabasco

Yup - saw it...:-)


14 posted on 11/17/2012 4:37:32 PM PST by MasonGal
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To: fish hawk

Oh, yes, those two are really good ones.


15 posted on 11/17/2012 4:38:40 PM PST by MasonGal
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To: fish hawk

Oh, yes, those two are really good ones.


16 posted on 11/17/2012 4:38:43 PM PST by MasonGal
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To: null and void

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!”


17 posted on 11/17/2012 4:39:02 PM PST by Tax-chick (Are you getting ready for the Advent Kitteh?)
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To: TXBlair; Hot Tabasco

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.


18 posted on 11/17/2012 4:41:10 PM PST by spirited irish
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To: Hot Tabasco

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.


19 posted on 11/17/2012 4:46:57 PM PST by Drawsing (The fool shows his annoyance at once. The prudent man overlooks an insult. (Proverbs 12:16))
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To: Hot Tabasco

In the past couple of years, Hallmark’s become my favorite channel for the holidays.


20 posted on 11/17/2012 4:53:31 PM PST by BlessedBeGod
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To: Hot Tabasco

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


21 posted on 11/17/2012 5:24:22 PM PST by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: Hot Tabasco

Also, check out the INSP channel. Westerns, The High Chaparral, The Virginian, The Big Valley, etc...


22 posted on 11/17/2012 5:27:33 PM PST by abb ("What ISN'T in the news is often more important than what IS." Ed Biersmith, 1942 -)
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To: freedumb2003

“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).”

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:

http://www.fcc.gov/guides/over-air-reception-devices-rule


23 posted on 11/17/2012 5:52:58 PM PST by GreenLanternCorps ("Barack Obama" is Swahili for "Jimmy Carter")
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To: Hot Tabasco

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:)


24 posted on 11/17/2012 6:06:01 PM PST by mojo114 (Pray for our military)
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To: null and void

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....


25 posted on 11/17/2012 6:27:41 PM PST by cherry
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To: DemforBush

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....


26 posted on 11/17/2012 6:32:01 PM PST by cherry
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To: fish hawk

“The Note”....really good....


27 posted on 11/17/2012 6:37:13 PM PST by cherry
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To: Hot Tabasco

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.


28 posted on 11/17/2012 6:56:03 PM PST by Bigg Red (Sorry, Mr. Franklin, I guess we couldn't keep it.)
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To: cherry

That it does, but don’t lose Thanksgiving in the shuffle.


29 posted on 11/17/2012 7:19:31 PM PST by null and void (America - Abducted by Aliens...)
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To: Hot Tabasco
I most often TIVO their movies, to avoid the commercials.

I haven't looked at the channel yet and won't, till after Thanksgiving.
Thank you very much, for this reminder post!

B T T T ! ! ! ©

30 posted on 11/17/2012 7:52:38 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Hot Tabasco

The cards are made in china.


31 posted on 11/17/2012 11:04:17 PM PST by gunner03
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To: cherry
I have to start listening to Christmas music now because it all goes by too quickly....

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.

32 posted on 11/18/2012 3:08:46 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon.....)
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To: GreenLanternCorps

>>http://www.fcc.gov/guides/over-air-reception-devices-rule<<

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.


33 posted on 11/18/2012 9:59:14 AM PST by freedumb2003 (Here comes bama claus here comes bama claus left down bama claus lane!)
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To: freedumb2003

A condo in a building explains a lot. Good luck!


34 posted on 11/18/2012 2:34:17 PM PST by GreenLanternCorps ("Barack Obama" is Swahili for "Jimmy Carter")
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