It’s not too early to start thinking about Countdown to Christmas and the film line-up on the Hallmark Channel is shaping up nicely. Get ready to set your DVR starting Oct. 22nd!

A Countdown to Christmas movie has been announced and music seems to be a recurring theme for The Hallmark Channels this year. The movie is “A Christmas Treasure” starring American Idol winner Jordan Sparks.

Sparks plays Lou, a young women caught between the pull of family obligations and dreams of the big city. Sparks will delight audiences with performances of This Christmas and O, Holy Night.