The gift every Hallmark fan has been hoping for is finally getting unwrapped: it's Christmas movie season!

Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' Miracles of Christmas events will kick off on Friday, Oct. 21 and Saturday, Oct. 22, featuring 24/7 holiday movie programming throughout the season, including a combined 40 new movie premieres.

To make sure you don't miss a single minute of the new films, some of which will feature exciting new faces for the network, as well as some ground-breaking stories (including the first on the network to feature a lead same-sex couple), check out the full schedule of premiere dates below.

Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas schedule (all times Eastern) can be seen below, though some premiere dates and times could be subject to change:

"Noel Next Door"-Premieres Friday, Oct. 21 at 8 p.m.

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Natalie Hall and Corey Sevier star in "Noel Next Door." Hallmark Media/Petr Maur

A hard-working single mom gets into a war of words with a neighbor who she feels is ruining Christmas, only to find that this misunderstood grouch just may steal her heart.

"We Wish You a Married Christmas"- Premieres Saturday, Oct. 22 at 8 p.m.

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Marisol Nichols and Kristoffer Polaha star in “We Wish You A Married Christmas.” Hallmark Media/Eric Zachanowich

Becca and Robby are a married couple having a hard time connecting with each other as the holidays approach. Just before Christmas, they head to a cozy Vermont inn at the advice of their marriage coach so they can recharge. Their weekend away gets unexpectedly extended with a mishap puts their car out of commission and just may put them on the road to a very happily married Christmas.

"A Kismet Christmas"- Premieres Sunday, Oct. 23 at 8 p.m.

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Carlo Marks, Rubi Tupper and Sarah Ramos star in “A Kismet Christmas.” Hallmark Media

Sarah is a children's book author who returns to her hometown, where she reconnects with her family and Travis, her teenage crush. She soon discovers that a long-held family legend might actually be true.

"A Cozy Christmas Inn"- Premieres Friday, Oct. 28 at 8 p.m.

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Jodie Sweetin and David O'Donnell star in "A Cozy Christmas Inn." Hallmark Media/HYBRID LLC

Real estate exec, Erika, travels to Alaska during the holidays to acquire a B&B, only to discover it's owned by her ex. Soon she is falling in love with the town and quite possibly him.

"Jolly Good Christmas"- Premieres Saturday, Oct. 29 at 8 p.m.

When by-the-book architect David hires free-spirited personal shopper Anji, he finds himself on a wild ride across London in search of the perfect Christmas gift but finds something he wasn't looking for.

"Ghosts of Christmas Always"- Premieres Sunday, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m.

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Kim Matula and Ian Harding star in “Ghosts of Christmas Always.” Hallmark Media/David Scott Holloway

Katherine is a Ghost of Christmas Present and she must help one soul, Peter, rediscover his Christmas spirit. But this year has something unusual in store.

"A Magical Christmas Village"- Premieres Friday, Nov. 4 at 8 p.m.

A Christmas Village brings the magic of Christmas to the lives of Summer and her family, healing old wounds and bringing new love.

"Lights, Camera, Christmas!"- Premieres Saturday, Nov. 5 at 8 p.m.

When a holiday rom-com movie shooting in her town needs a costume designer, Kerry, a local shop owner, steps into the role. While working on the movie, she rediscovers her passion for costume design and finds herself falling for Brad, the film's famous leading man.

"All Saints Christmas"- Premieres Sunday, Nov. 6 at 8 p.m.

Lisette is a popular R&B singer who's getting ready to travel home to New Orleans for Christmas. When the media mistake a photo of her with her music producer ex as an engagement announcement, her family insists that he join her on the trip.

"In Merry Measure"- Premieres Friday, Nov. 11 at 8 p.m.

When pop star Darcy returns home to spend Christmas with her sister and niece, she unexpectedly finds herself coaching the high school choir with her one-time rival, Adam.

"The Royal Nanny"- Premieres Saturday, Nov. 12 at 8 p.m.

MI5 agent Claire goes undercover as the royal nanny and must overcome the challenges of her assignment, like resisting the charms of Prince Colin while keeping the family safe at Christmas.

"Christmas at the Golden Dragon"- Premieres Sunday, Nov. 13 at 8 p.m.

With the town's landmark Chinese restaurant closing, two siblings find themselves reevaluating their lives alongside the restaurant's loyal patrons.

"Inventing the Christmas Prince"- Premieres Friday, Nov. 18 at 8 p.m.

Shelby is about to quit her job as a rocket engineer when her daughter becomes convinced that her Scrooge-like boss, Evan, is the Christmas Prince—a story Shelby invented years ago.

"Three Wise Men and a Baby"-Premieres Saturday, Nov. 19 at 8 p.m.

Three brothers get the surprise of their lives when they are forced to work together and care for a baby over the holidays.

"When I Think of Christmas"- Premieres Sunday, Nov. 20 at 8 p.m.

Sara comes home for Christmas to help her mom move, reconnects with a past love, and makes a surprising discovery for a holiday they will all remember.

"My Southern Family Christmas"- Premieres Thursday, Nov. 24 at 8 p.m.

When invited to cover a Pere Noel Christmas celebration in Louisiana, Campbell, a journalist, meets her estranged father and his new family for the first time.

"#Xmas"- Premieres Friday, Nov. 25 at 6 p.m.

When interior designer Jen is selected for a social media competition for a design brand, she poses as an influencer with her best friend playing her husband and her nephew as her baby.

"A Royal Corgi Christmas"- Premieres Friday, Nov. 25 at 8 p.m.

Prince Edmond hopes to win his mother's love back with the gift of an adorably but unruly corgi. He hires American dog trainer Cecily to make the corgi presentable for the annual Christmas ball.

"A Tale of Two Christmases"- Premieres Saturday, Nov. 26 at 6 p.m.

Before Christmas, Emma's story splits into two possibilities. In one, she goes home to reconnect with an old friend. In the other, she explores a new crush in the city.

"Haul Out the Holly"- Premieres Saturday, Nov. 26 at 8 p.m.

When Emily unexpectedly spends the holidays alone at her parent's house, their HOA insists that she participate in its many Christmas festivities.

"A Christmas Cookie Catastrophe"- Premieres Sunday, Nov. 27 at 6 p.m.

Annie faces her first obstacle as CEO of Copper's Cookies when grandma's secret recipe is stolen. While investigating the theft, she works with local baker Sam to recreate the beloved recipe.

"A Holiday Spectacular"- Premieres Sunday, Nov. 27 at 8 p.m.

In 1958, Maggie is an heiress from Philadelphia who puts her high-society wedding plans on hold in order to sneak up to New York City and make her secret dream come true: dancing live on stage in the "Christmas Spectacular" at Radio City Music Hall.

"A Big Fat Family Christmas"- Premieres Friday, Dec. 2 at 8 p.m.

Liv is a photojournalist eager to make it on her own. To get a dream assignment—shooting the Chang family's annual holiday party for a cover story—she doesn't reveal that they are in fact, her family. When she finds herself growing close to Henry, the coworker covering the story with her, she wants to confide in him but doesn't want to jeopardize her big break.

"A Fabled Holiday"- Premieres Saturday, Dec. 3 at 8 p.m.

Talia and her childhood best friend Anderson unexpectedly reunite in a curiously familiar-looking town full of Christmas spirit that restores its visitors when they need it most.

"Undercover Holiday"- Premieres Sunday, Dec. 4 at 8 p.m.

When returning home for the holidays, newly minted pop star Jaylen tells her protective family that Matt is her new beau, when in reality, he's her overzealous security guard.

"The Most Colorful Time of the Year"- Premieres Friday, Dec. 9 at 8 p.m.

Ryan is an elementary school teacher who learns that he is colorblind. Michelle, an optometrist and mother of one of his students, helps bring color into his life in time for the holidays.

"Christmas Class Reunion"- Premieres Saturday, Dec. 10 at 8 p.m.

High school classmates, who once dubbed themselves the "cursed class" reconnect at Christmas for their 15-year reunion. Over the course of their time reconnecting, the classmates challenge each other to remember who they were, who they are and who they want to be.

"The Holiday Sitter"-Premieres Sunday, Dec. 11 at 8 p.m.

Sam is a workaholic bachelor who babysits his niece and nephew before the holidays when his sister and her husband have to go out of town. Completely out of his element, he recruits help from his handsome neighbor Jason and finds himself in an unexpected romance.

"Holiday Heritage"- Premieres Friday, Dec. 16 at 8 p.m.

Ella returns to her hometown to mend fences with her fractured family. With the help of Griffin, her ex-boyfriend, she encourages her family to celebrate Christmas and Kwanzaa and to heal their past wounds before it's too late.

"'Twas the Night Before Christmas"- Premieres Saturday, Dec. 17 at 8 p.m.

A former actress trying to break into directing tests her skills with a town's annual Christmas Eve courtroom production in which the true authorship of the famous poem "A Visit from St. Nick" is debated.

"Hanukkah On Rye"-Premieres Sunday, Dec. 18 at 8 p.m.

A matchmaker connects Molly and Jacob, but their new romance is put to the test when they realize that they are competing deli owners. Will a Hanukkah miracle keep them together?

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' Miracles of Christmas schedule (all times Eastern) can be seen below, though some premiere dates and times could be subject to change:

"We Need a Little Christmas"- Premieres Saturday, Oct. 22 at 10 p.m.

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Azriel Dolman stars in “We Need A Little Christmas.” Hallmark Media/Hugh Tull

Julie is juggling being a single mother to a grieving child and facing her first Christmas without her husband when she develops an unexpected friendship with a neighbor.

"Christmas Bedtime Stories"- Premieres Saturday, Oct. 29 at 10 p.m.

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Alice Comer stars in “Christmas Bedtime Stories.” Hallmark Media/David Dolsen

When Danielle is left to raise her daughter after her husband goes MIA and is presumed dead, she begins to tell her daughter bedtime stories of her father.

"A Maple Valley Christmas"- Premieres Saturday, Nov. 5 at 10 p.m.

Rancher Erics has spent her whole life working the family farm with her mother and sister. When Aaron arrives and disrupts her plans, she starts to question what it is she actually wants.

"Our Italian Christmas Memories"- Premieres Saturday, Nov. 12 at 10 p.m.

The Colucci siblings, in an effort to jog the memory of their grandfather who is struggling with dementia, set out to recreate their late grandmother's legendary pasta sauce.

"Long Lost Christmas"- Premieres Saturday, Nov. 19 at 10 p.m.

Interior designer Hayley plans to surprise her recently widowed mother Patricia with the perfect holiday present: the extended family she knows her mom yearns for.

"Time for Him to Come Home for Christmas"- Premieres Saturday, Nov. 26 at 10 p.m.

Four days before Christmas, Elizabeth receives a voicemail from a number she doesn't recognize. On the message, a man she doesn't know makes one final plea to the love of his life.

"The Holiday Stocking"- Premieres Saturday, Dec. 3 at 10 p.m.

RJ is a new angel, who is given the chance to address his one regret, that he didn't help his sisters reconcile while he was still alive. Returning to earth as a stranger, he gets each of them to revive the Holiday Stocking, their parent's old tradition to encourage charity at Christmas.

"The Gift of Peace"- Premieres Saturday, Dec. 10 at 10 p.m.

Artist Traci is a once-devout Christian who has stopped believing in God after her husband tragically died despite her prayers. As her second Christmas without him approaches, she tries going to a support group for inspiration and comfort.

"Five More Minutes: Moments Like These"- Premieres Saturday, Dec. 17 at 10 p.m.

In the second holiday story inspired by Scotty McCreery's song "Five More Minutes," a young widow's Christmas wish for her son is answered in unexpected ways when she returns to their old home for the holidays.