Series: Hallmark Hall of Fame
Hallmark Hall of Fame is a long-running (since 1951) series of Made For TV Movies produced and promoted by the Hallmark greeting card company in the US, and broadcast on several different networks, most recently the Hallmark Channel. Outside of PBS programs and the Met, Hallmark Hall of Fame is one of the few productions still sponsored and aired (on occasion) by a single corporate benefactor.The films themselves include adaptations of literary classics as well as original works, and run the gamut from hard-hitting drama and tragedy, to soft-tissue Melodrama, to comedy and slice-of-life pics.For the more general Genre of shows that express some form of "Hallmark Sentiment", see A Hallmark Presentation.For the Darker and Edgier version, see HBO, Lifetime Movie of the Week.Not to be confused with movies made for the Hallmark Channel, which often aren't part of this series.
- Notable Entries in the Series
Amahl And The Night Visitors - The first one, restaged several times.
This Long Runner series contains examples of:
- Channel Hop: From NBC (1951-78), to CBS (1978-80), to PBS (1980-81), back to CBS (1981-89), to ABC (1989-95), back to CBS (1995-2011), back to ABC (2011-14), and finally to the Hallmark Channel (2014- ).
- Genre Anthology
- A Hallmark Presentation: The Trope Namer.
- Made-for-TV Movie