Hallmark Channel has acquired the rights to 99 family-friendly movies from Disney-ABC Domestic Television, some of the greatest family films of all time. The deal was announced by Michelle Vicary, Senior Vice President, Acquisitions and Scheduling.
The newly acquired movies will play on Hallmark Channel and on its sibling channel, Hallmark Movie Channel -- a new 24-hour channel that airs the greatest family movies of all time. The expansive list of baby boomer favorites includes Disney's THE SHAGGY DOG, FLUBBER, OLD YELLER, THE PARENT TRAP, THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY, THE PRINCESS DIARIES, FREAKY FRIDAY, THE SANTA CLAUSE, BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS, THAT DARN CAT, THE LOVE BUG, THE SHAGGY DOG, MIGHTY JOE YOUNG, BABES IN TOYLAND, THE CAT FROM OUTER SPACE, GUS, RETURN TO SNOWY RIVER, SNOWBALL EXPRESS, WHITE FANG, THE APPLE DUMPLING GANG and SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON.
Hallmark Channel is known for its original movies and events, including the recent highly-rated movie THE GOOD WITCH, starring Catherine Bell, and popular acquisitions including WALKER, TEXAS RANGER, LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE and MURDER, SHE WROTE.