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TV Movie Goodness Preview: Hallmark Channel’s The Christmas Parade [VIDEO and PHOTOS] 

Photo Credit: Peter H. Stranks/Crown Media United States LLC
Photo Credit: Peter H. Stranks/Crown Media United States LLC

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.]

Hallmark Channel rolls out its 12th and final film of the 2014 Countdown to Christmas Sunday night at 8/7c with the premiere of The Christmas Parade, starring AnnaLynne McCord, Jefferson Brown (Dear Viola), and HGTV’s Drew Scott. It’s directed by Jonathan Wright, who did the very charming A Very Merry Mix-Up last year.

Photo Credit: Christos Kalohoridis/Crown Media United States LLC
Photo Credit: Christos Kalohoridis/Crown Media United States LLC
Photo Credit: Christos Kalohoridis/Crown Media United States LLC
Photo Credit: Christos Kalohoridis/Crown Media United States LLC
Photo Credit: Christos Kalohoridis/Crown Media United States LLC
Photo Credit: Christos Kalohoridis/Crown Media United States LLC
Photo Credit: Christos Kalohoridis/Crown Media United States LLC
Photo Credit: Christos Kalohoridis/Crown Media United States LLC

Here’s what to expect: A popular network morning host finds herself humiliated on the air by her fiancé and disappears to a small town. While there, she helps a budding artist save a community art center for the town’s kids, by helping them with their float for the annual Christmas Parade. While doing so, she must find a way to heal her own broken heart, find new love, and revive her own broken Christmas spirit.

It’s a nice fish out of water story that’s a bit reminiscent of Honeymoon For One, which ran on Hallmark Channel a couple of years ago, about another professional successful woman who hits a major speed bump in her personal life and has to stop and re-evaluate what’s important. It’s a nice capper to two months of original holiday movies. Thanks so much for reading our coverage! Hallmark Channel will resume new movies in 2015.

Photo Credit: Peter H. Stranks/Crown Media United States LLC
Photo Credit: Peter H. Stranks/Crown Media United States LLC
Photo Credit: Peter H. Stranks/Crown Media United States LLC
Photo Credit: Peter H. Stranks/Crown Media United States LLC
Photo Credit: Peter H. Stranks/Crown Media United States LLC
Photo Credit: Peter H. Stranks/Crown Media United States LLC
Photo Credit: Peter H. Stranks/Crown Media United States LLC
Photo Credit: Peter H. Stranks/Crown Media United States LLC

The Christmas Parade premieres Sunday night at 8/7c on Hallmark Channel. Here’s a sneak peek:

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3 Comments

  1. Susan

    Holiday Greetings,

    May I ask where was this movie filmed at? (The Christmas Parade) I’m interested in the city.

    Many thanks.

    1. Heather M

      Hi Susan,

      I don’t recall seeing a city mentioned in the credits but I believe it had an Ontario Film logo at the end, so I’d suggest contacting them to see if they’ll tell you. http://www.omdc.on.ca/Contact_Us.htm

      Thanks for reading!

    2. Eric McDermott

      hi its filmed in hamilton ontario. kong street in dundas. thnx

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