Hallmark Channel CEO Says Company Is 'Open' to Making LGBTQ-Friendly Christmas Movies

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The chief executive of the Hallmark Channel, known for its treasure trove of wholesome and characteristically cheesy Christmas flicks, said in a recent interview the company is "open" to filming movies with lead characters who are gay.

Bill Abbott shared the revelation during an appearance on The Hollywood Reporter's TV's Top 5 podcast, when one interviewer said, "I'm gay; where are the same-sex movies? Have you talked about incorporating stories about same-sex couples at Christmas?"

"We're open to really any type of movie of any type of relationship in any space," the CEO said in response.

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