A TV channel playing Christmas movies 24-7 is about to launch!

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  • Hold onto your Santa hats! A TV channel dedicated exclusively to feel-good Christmas movies is making a festive return to our TVs very soon...

    The channel, called True Christmas, will get viewers in the merry spirit a full three months before Christmas Day.

    Movie fans will be able to sit down to classic and recent Christmas movies, seven days a week, 24 hours a day, right through to the start of January 2019.

    To give TV fans a little taster of what’s to come, the channel has confirmed that it will be showing the following movies…

    The March Sisters at Christmas (2012)

    The four March sisters roll up their sleeves and indulge in a spot of DIY in an effort to keep their family home from being sold. However, they’re distracted from their home improvement bid by a new acquaintance, an old flame and the boy next door.

    Stars include: Kaitlin Doubleday (Nashville), Justin Bruening (Grey’s Anatomy) and Charlie Hofheimer (Mad Men).

    Christmas Oranges (2012)

    This poignant tale follows the journey of an orphan named Rose, who teaches those around her the true meaning of hope and friendship.

    Stars include: Edward Herrmann (Gilmore Girls) and = Nancy Stafford (Scandal).

    Wish for Christmas (2016)

    A high school senior is devastated when she realises she won’t be able to attend the town’s winter dance on Christmas Eve. She wishes away her parents in frustration, but has no idea that her actions will have dire consequences for both her family and the community.

    Stars include: Lacey Chabert (Party Of Five) and Andrea Brooks (Supergirl).

    According to IMDB, 2017 saw the channel air 73 Christmas movies including family-drama The Christmas Box (1995) – starring Richard Thomas, best known for playing John Boy in The Waltons – and comedy Christmas Caper (2007), starring former Charmed star Shannen Doherty.

    Credit: Giphy/Home Alone

    This year we’re keeping our fingers crossed for the chance to curl up on the sofa in front of heartwarming titles including Home Alone (1990), Santa Claus the Movie (1985) and Elf (2003).

    True Christmas will be available on Freeview 62, Sky 319, Virgin 424 and Freesat 302, from Monday 24th September.

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