Hallmark Movies Inspired Rob Thomas’s New Christmas Album

Rob Thomas, the lead singer of Matchbox twenty, has a brand new Christmas album referred to as “Something About Christmas Time”. A significant supply of songwriting inspiration for the album was Hallmark Channel Christmas films.

In an interview with Us Weekly, Thomas revealed that when he was writing the album, he would depart Hallmark’s Christmas in July marathon on to get within the vacation spirit. “I’m a Christmas geek, I’m a Hallmark film geek and my spouse is from Queens and she or he is a Hallmark film geek,” Thomas informed the outlet. He additionally revealed that he’ll be on the Hallmark float on this 12 months’s Thanksgiving Macy’s Day Parade.

One of the songs on the album, “A New York Christmas,” will seem within the upcoming Hallmark movie, “A Royal Queens Christmas.” The movie will premiere on Saturday, December 11 at 8 p.m. Eastern time.

Meet the Cast of ‘A Royal Queens Christmas’

In “A Royal Queens Christmas,” a prince winds up within the New York City neighborhood of Queens when a neighborhood lady asks for his assist with a Children’s Christmas show.

The movie stars Megan Park (“A Wish Come True,” “Time for Me to Come Home for Christmas”) and Julian Morris (“New Girl.”)

According to the movie’s IMDb web page, the film was filmed in Toronto, Canada.

A New Hallmark Movie Is Inspired By a Scotty McCreery Song

In the identical method that Hallmark films can encourage music, music may encourage Hallmark films! The Hallmark movie “Five More Minutes” is impressed by the Scotty McCreery tune of the identical identify. McCreery gained “American Idol” in 2011.

The official synopsis for “Five More Minutes” reads, “a lady’s Christmas want is answered in surprising methods when her late grandfather’s journal turns up and divulges an untold romance.” The movie premieres on November 20 at 10 p.m. Eastern Time.

“Five More Minutes” stars Nikki DeLoach (“A Dream of Christmas,” “The Perfect Catch) and David Haydn-Jones (“A Cookie Cutter Christmas, “Bridal Wave”). McCreery wrote “Five More Minutes” in regards to the lack of his grandfather. Nikki DeLoach has a particular connection to the tune and the movie.

“In the depths of my very own grief over the lack of my dad, God introduced me this story, this character,” DeLoach wrote on Instagram. “And I used to be reminded, but once more, that I’m being carried and held. If writing a tune may assist Scotty really feel nearer to his grandfather each time he carried out it, possibly this film may assist me really feel like my dad isn’t far-off too.”

Other Upcoming Hallmark Movies

Here are all of the Christmas films premiering on Hallmark between now and Christmas Day. All premiere instances are Eastern time.

  • “A Christmas Together With You” — November twentieth, 8 p.m.
  • “Five More Minutes” — November twentieth, 10 p.m.
  • “A Kiss Before Christmas” — November 21, 8 p.m.
  • “The Nine Kittens of Christmas” — November 25, 8 p.m.
  • “Christmas CEO” — November 26, 6 p.m.
  • “An Unexpected Christmas” — November 26, 8 p.m.
  • “Making Spirits Bright” — November 27, 6 p.m.
  • “Christmas at Castle Hart” — November 27, 8 p.m.
  • “Time for Them to Be Home for Christmas” — November 27, 10 p.m.
  • “Christmas in Tahoe” — November 28, 6 p.m.
  • “The Christmas Contest” — November 28, 8 p.m.
  • “Eight Gifts of Hanukkah” — December 3, 8 p.m.
  • “Our Christmas Journey” — December 4, 8 p.m. (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries)
  • “A Very Merry Bridesmaid” — December 4, 8 p.m. (Hallmark Channel)
  • “Sister Swap: A Hometown Holiday” — December 5, 8 p.m.
  • “A Dickens of a Holiday” — December 10, 8 p.m.
  • “A Godwink Christmas: Miracle of Love” — December 11, 8 p.m. (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries)
  • “A Royal Queens Christmas” — December 11, 8 p.m. (Hallmark Channel)
  • “Sister Swap: Christmas In the City” — December 12, 8 p.m.
  • “The Christmas House 2: Deck Those Halls” — December 18, 8 p.m.
  • “Christmas for Keeps” — December 18, 10 p.m.
  • “‘Tis the Season to Be Merry” — December 19, 8 p.m.


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