Courtesy of Lifetime
Get your cup of sizzling cocoa prepared as a result of Lifetime is giving us the perfect Christmas present of all: 1,00zero hours of leisure that’ll deliver tidings of consolation and pleasure. (and, ya know, all of the seasonal cheer which you could deal with). This yr, the cable community is breaking one more report by releasing 28 all-new vacation motion pictures (three of them are nonetheless beneath wraps), topping final yr’s 18. Starting October 25 (sure, conveniently the identical day as Hallmark’s), “It’s a Wonderful Lifetime” will air yuletide motion pictures with star-studded ensembles together with Melissa Joan Hart, Kelly Rowland, and Tia Mowry-Hardrict.
While a lot of the lineup has been confirmed, the community teases that there is nonetheless room for extra. That implies that there’s a robust chance that this checklist might rival Hallmark’s, which at present has 40 (!) brand-new releases. Either means, Lifetime’s annual occasion will spotlight the season’s finest: Christmas cookie competitions, pit stops at Grandma’s home, and after all, mistletoe-worthy love. So, go forward and cancel your plans from October by Christmas as a result of you’ve got a busy few months (sitting in your sofa) forward of you.
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Sweet Mountain Christmas
Friday, October 25 at eight p.m.
When Laney Blue’s (performed by Megan Hilty) nation music profession took off, she ditched her not-so-nice hometown for one thing larger. While making a fast journey to see her household for the vacations, a blizzard derails her Christmas plans, forcing her to stay across the city — and the individuals, together with a snowplow driver named Robbie (performed by Marcus Rosner) — she left behind.
The Road Home for Christmas
Saturday, October 26 at eight p.m.
The holidays have a means of bringing everybody — even rival musicians Lindsay and Wes (performed by Marla Sokoloff and Rob Mayes) — collectively. After their Christmas Eve gig is canceled, the pair takes a street journey to their neighboring hometowns, and finds one thing sudden (learn: love) alongside the way in which.
No Time Like Christmas
Sunday, October 27 at eight p.m.
A visit to a classic jewellery store evokes Emma (performed by Kyla Pratt) to imagine that there is nonetheless time to rekindle a faculty flame. Although, her thoughts modifications as quickly as she bumps into her old flame and his daughter at a mattress and breakfast the week earlier than Christmas.
Saturday, November 2 at eight p.m.
Holly (performed by Melissa Joan Hart) is a professional at planning the Christmas occasions at her household’s lodge. That is till her faculty sweetheart books a keep and checks her private reservations about love.
Sunday, November three at eight p.m.
After her grandfather’s year-round Christmas retailer is left in her fingers, Lucy (performed by Lexi Lawson) makes plans to promote it to a fashionable athleisure firm. Sure sufficient, a journey again house teaches her why this small Christmas store was so particular to her grandfather and most significantly, the neighborhood.
Saturday, November 9 at eight p.m.
Because her Philadelphia radio is station is closed for the vacations, DJ Kara Porter (performed by Keshia Knight Pulliam) is requested to broadcast from Bethlehem. She will not let this setback harm her probabilities of a promotion, which is why she makes it her mission to drag in large numbers by revealing the city’s Secret Santa.
A Sweet Christmas
Sunday, November 10 at eight p.m.
Food stylist Holly (performed by Adelaide Kane) places her baking expertise to the check in hopes of successful her favourite childhood bakery in a native contest. The catch: She has to recreate the baker’s well-known 12 Days of Christmas recipes and compete with Brad (performed by Greyston Holt), a beloved baker on the town.
Christmas á la Mode
Friday, November 15 at eight p.m.
To save her household’s dairy farm from closing, Emily (performed by Katie Leclerc) holds an ice cream taste contest that goes viral. Even with the creation of Christmas á la Mode ice cream, Emily nonetheless struggles to see if the farm has a promising future.
Christmas in Louisiana
Saturday, November 16 at eight p.m.
It is sensible that Mister and Miss Christmas (performed by Percy Daggs II and Jana Kramer) can be a match made in Santa’s workshop. But, after all, issues are extra sophisticated if you’re Christmas royalty.
Random Acts of Christmas
Sunday, November 17 at eight p.m.
Investigative journalist Sydney (performed by Erin Cahill) is not stopping till she figures out who’s answerable for the sporadic “acts of Christmas” in her metropolis. She’s not alone: Cole (performed by Kevin McGarry) is a native reporter with the identical beat.
Magical Christmas Shoes
Friday, November 22 at eight p.m.
When Kayla Hummel (performed by Erin Karpluk) is handed a pair of magical Christmas footwear, she leans on their energy to assist her discover the great thing about Christmas.
Twinkle All the Way
Saturday, November 23 at eight p.m.
A Christmas-inspired wedding ceremony at Snowview Lodge causes a wedding ceremony planner (performed by Sarah Drew) and co-owner of a native Christmas ornament firm (performed by Ryan McPartlin) to crew up. Along the way in which, the 2 single mother and father are impressed to seek out extra attention-grabbing (and presumably, romantic) methods to work collectively.
Christmas 9 to five
Sunday, November 24 at eight p.m.
Tough crime beat reporter Jennifer’s (performed by Tiya Sircar) subsequent project is her most difficult one but: to seek out the true which means of Christmas. Ironically sufficient, it is not till she goes undercover that she finds her truest self — and her finest story — but.
A Very Vintage Christmas
Wednesday, November 27 at eight p.m.
When Dodie (performed by Tia Mowry-Hardrict) finds a field of momentos in her one-of-a-kind vintage retailer, she makes it her aim to trace the hopeless romantic that they belong to. To accomplish that, she enlists the assistance of Edward (performed by Jesse Hutch) and doubtlessly finds a love story of her personal.
A Christmas Wish
Thursday, November 28 at eight p.m.
As a a part of their city’s annual custom, Maddie (performed by Megan Park) convinces her sister Faith (performed by Hilarie Burton) to write down down a want and stick it within the field within the middle of city. When she meets a good-looking suitor, Faith thinks that her want has come true — till she develops romantic emotions for her finest good friend, Wyatt (performed by Tyler Hilton).
Friday, November 29 at eight p.m.
Lori, a skilled home stager (performed by Soleil Moon Frye), is tasked along with her most unusual project but: reworking Elliot’s (performed by George Stutts) house into a winter wonderland for his daughter. While working her magic, Lori begins to really feel like a a part of the household, proving the spirit of Christmas is alive and effectively.
Merry Liddle Christmas
Saturday, November 30 at eight p.m.
Inspired by her current vacation catastrophe, Kelly Rowland performs Jacquie, an bold tech entrepreneur, who dukes it out along with her household to make sure that her house stays in tip-top form for her “the perfect Christmas” video shoot. In the midst of chaos, Jacquie’s relationship with a new neighbor begins heating up, exhibiting her what Christmas is actually about.
A Storybook Christmas
Friday, December 6 at eight p.m.
Celeste Everett (performed by Ali Liebert) cannot do all of it, so she hires a nanny to lighten the load at house. The catch? The nanny (performed by Jake Epstein) is a good-looking man who simply so occurs to be single.
Saturday, December 7 at 6 p.m.
Maggie (performed by Emily Rose) guarantees to seek out her boss a date in time for his or her work Christmas social gathering. Everything’s going effectively till her boss units eyes on Jaxson (performed by Corey Sevier), Emily’s previous faculty boyfriend that she by no means moved on from.
A Doggone Christmas
Saturday, December 7 at eight p.m.
While looking for their misplaced canine, exes Marla (performed by Vanessa Lachey) and Max (performed by Christopher Russell) are inspired to rethink their relationship standing after revisiting the locations of their previous holidays.
Grounded for Christmas
Sunday, December eight at eight p.m.
A winter storm grounds two pilots — Nina (performed by Julianna Guill) and Brady (performed by Corey Sevier) for Christmas, leaving the 2 to spend the week at Nina’s mother or father’s home. While at one in all their many vacation engagements, Nina and Brady faux they’re a couple after recognizing her ex-boyfriend — and it would not finish there.
A Christmas Melody
Friday, December 13 at eight p.m.
Layla (performed by Erica Durance) thinks her R&B profession goes to take off till novice songwriter Spence (performed by J.T. Hodges) takes the highlight away from her. What’s worse? She’s beginning to fall for him.
You Light Up My Christmas
Saturday, December 14 at eight p.m.
When Emma (performed by Kim Fields) returns to her household’s Christmas Light Factory, she’s shocked to see that the as soon as dazzling lights have misplaced their sparkle. To deliver again its Christmas glow, Emma leans on the assist of an previous love.
Sunday, December 15 at eight p.m.
As a window dresser for the town’s largest division retailer, Mia (performed by Jessica Lowndes) is exhausted by every part that Christmas brings. Once she nails down her show, she units her sight on a seaside trip along with her sister … till she’s rerouted to the annual Snowflake competition in her hometown.
The Christmas Hotel
Saturday, December 21 at eight p.m.
With a promotion at one of many metropolis’s most prestigious inns on the road, Erin (performed by Tatyana Ali) heads house to work on her subsequent large work mission: making ready Mt. Holly Inn to turn into corporation-ready. Soon after her arrival, she’s met with pushback from native townsfolk, inflicting her to rethink what she’s doing within the first place.
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