Hallmark isn’t the only network with cheesy holiday movies

Hallmark isn’t the only network with cheesy holiday movies
We have officially reached Peak Christmas Movie season. Last year, millions of viewers discovered the soothing, gingerbread-sweet (some might say saccharine) escapism of Hallmark Channel’s annual “Countdown to Christmas,” a cascade of cookie-cutter TV movies, the vast majority of which conclude with a chaste, heterosexual kiss under a small town’s twinkling Christmas tree. This year,...