The Hallmark Channel is a family oriented type of network that shows a lot of movies and television shows. The channel is known primarily for made-for-TV movies that are Hallmark originals.
The network also has talk shows that air during the morning hours. During midday the Hallmark channel may have reruns of some older shows that originated on other networks. It is considered a family station because all of the shows and movies are PG sitcoms and dramas.
Hallmark is widely known for movie marathons during special occasions like Christmas and Valentine's Day. During these times this channel may have a new Hallmark movie that premieres each week. The majority of these new movies will have actors and actresses that have played on soap operas or movies. The Hallmark channel is well-known for bringing a plethora of different love stories to the viewers during the holidays.
People that miss the premieres will have several chances to see these films again. Sometimes Hallmark will air a new movie back to back. This is typically how new movies are premiered during the weekend. It will air during prime time hours and run again during late night hours. This channel is known as a major cable source for wholesome family oriented movies with no profanity.
In addition to original movies, the Hallmark Channel also has several original TV series that air on the network. Most of the TV shows that are Hallmark originals are derived from movies that have aired on this network.