The Hallmark Channel lately aired its first Countdown to Christmas promo on TV, which had a enjoyable Halloween theme. However this authentic promo, which was additionally posted to YouTube, was later faraway from Hallmark’s YouTube channel. When it was put again on the channel later, all mentions of the premiere date had been faraway from the video itself. Nevertheless, Hallmark remains to be promoting the premiere date somewhere else. Right here’s what occurred.
The Premiere Date Was Faraway from the Voiceover & the Ending Graphic on the Video
You may see the current Hallmark promo for Countdown to Christmas 2021 within the YouTube video under.
Now evaluate this to the unique video, as shared by a Hallmark fan who recorded it when it aired on their TV on Saturday night time throughout “Roadhouse Romance.”
When Heavy first reported on the promotional video and shared a transcript of the voiceover, it learn: “At Hallmark, we rejoice Halloween a bit of in a different way. The films of Countdown to Christmas begin October 22. Solely on Hallmark.”
The brand new video’s voiceover has the premiere date eliminated and now merely says: “At Hallmark, we rejoice Halloween a bit of in a different way. The films of Countdown to Christmas. Solely on Hallmark.”
As well as, the brand new video eliminated the graphic that said the films had been beginning on October 22. Right here’s how the unique graphic regarded:
The brand new model’s scene with the sleigh is proven within the screenshot under. The date’s been taken off the YouTube video.
Hallmark Is Nonetheless Promoting October 22 because the Premiere Date in Different Locations
It’s value noting, nevertheless, that the headline on the brand new YouTube video nonetheless states that Countdown to Christmas is beginning on October 22, as you possibly can see on the very backside of the YouTube screenshot under.
So although the date has been faraway from the video itself (in each the voiceover and the graphic), the video’s headline nonetheless says that October 22 is the premiere date. It’s not clear as of the time of publication whether or not the TV model of the advert will probably be modified too or not.
The Twitter account SleepyKittyPaw additionally famous that Hallmark’s app nonetheless lists October 22 because the day that Christmas motion pictures are premiering.
Hallmark has been promoting October 22 as the beginning date for Countdown to Christmas since July, @SleepyKittyPaw famous, so it appears unlikely the premiere date can be modified.
Heavy has reported on fairly a number of Hallmark Christmas motion pictures releasing for 2021. They embrace a castle-themed movie starring Lacey Chabert, a “Christmas Contest” movie starring Candace Cameron Bure, a brand new Christmas film with Trevor Donovan, a brand new Christmas film starring Tyler Hynes, a film starring Luke Macfarlane, a film known as “Next Stop Christmas” starring Christopher Lloyd, a film featuring the musical group Train, a brand new Christmas film starring Ryan Paevey known as “Coyote Creek Christmas,” a film starring Danica McKellar, a new movie starring Tamera Mowry, a sequel to “The Nine Lives of Christmas,” a film starring Erin Cahill, a film starring Jordin Sparks and Michael Xavier, and extra.
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