The Hallmark Channel nailed its recipe for success over a decade ago. In 2003, just two years after the Faith and Values channel rebranded as the Hallmark Channel, the network released an adaptation of Love Comes Softly. The television movie, starring Katherine Heigl and a pre-Mad Men January Jones, was an adaptation…
So cheesy and sentimental was last night’s Mariah Carey-directed movie for the Hallmark Channel, A Christmas Melody, that it featured a scene in which Lacey Chabert’s character cried over broken tree ornaments. If Santa had spilled the milk she left out for him, she probably would have become inconsolable.
We all knew it was coming — the day kittens would rise from their gutter homes, overthrow a corrupt puppy dictatorship, and the sun would finally rise on a new day — Feb. 2, 2014.
Independence Day Kitten Bowl.