Hallmark Channel, owned and operated by Crown Media Holdings, Inc., is a 24-hour basic cable network that provides a diverse slate of high-quality family entertainment available in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) to a national audience of 86 million subscribers. Hallmark Channel is the nation’s leading destination for quality family programming featuring an ambitious slate of original content, including movies; scripted series, such as "Cedar Cove," "When Calls the Heart," and "Signed, Sealed, Delivered;" annual specials like "Hero Dog Awards" and "Kitten Bowl;" and a daily 2-hour lifestyle show, "Home & Family." Hallmark Channel is also home to annual holiday franchise, Countdown to Christmas, featuring a lineup of 24/7 holiday programming, including The 12 New Movies of Christmas. Rounding out the network's lineup are television’s most beloved sitcoms and series, including "The Golden Girls," "The Middle," "Little House on the Prairie," and "Frasier." Hallmark Channel's sibling network, Hallmark Movie Channel, available in HD and SD, focuses on family-friendly movies with a mix of original films, classic theatrical releases, and presentations from the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame library.