As Christmas approaches, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries is getting into the holiday spirit with its “Miracles of Christmas” programming event and the premiere of Marrying Father Christmas. It's the third in the network’s Father Christmas series, starring Hallmark favorites Erin Krakow and Niall Matter. The franchise began three years ago when Miranda Chester (Krakow) embarked on a journey to learn about the biological father she never knew. Along the way she met the love of her life Ian McAndrick (Matter) and became a part of a family (after losing her mother over the holidays as a child). Needless to say, the Miranda in Marrying Father Christmas has come a long way from the one viewers met in Finding Father Christmas. "The first one was about these two people finding each other and realizing they were in love,” explained Krakow when she sat down with MediaVillage to chat exclusively about the project. “In the second one Niall's character proposed. The third is about the wedding. [So] Christmas has really become a happy time for Miranda, and in this installment you really see that.