Lifetime will premiere twelve new Christmas movies during its annual ‘It’s a Wonderful Lifetime’ lineup. Jana Kramer, Tatyana Ali, Teri Hatcher, Tia Mowry, Corey Sevier, Jake Epstein, Luke Humphrey, Morgan Fairchild, Nicolette Sheridan, and Sarah Drew will all be making appearances in the movies, which will air every weekend between November 18 and Christmas.
New Christmas movies
First up is Christmas Plus One. Emily Alatalo plays Cara and Vanessa Smythe plays Amy, sisters who make a pact to find their soul mates by Christmas.
A year later, Amy is getting married while Cara still hasn’t found “the one.” Just before the wedding, Cara meets the perfect guy (played by Andrew Bushell) and invites him to be her “plus one” at the wedding. But when she loses his number, she must figure out how to track him down. Things become even more complicated when a handsome magazine writer (played by Corey Sevier) agrees to help her.
Christmas Plus One will premiere on Lifetime on Saturday, November 18 at 8/7c.
Planes, Trains, and Christmas Trees
During a business trip to Indiana, event planner Kayley (Kathryn Davis) and sports agent Brett (Olivier Renaud) find themselves unable to fly home for Christmas due to a terrible snowstorm. Determined to get back to New York by Christmas Eve, the two team up and try to make their own way home.
But when the storm hits, they’re forced to seek refuge in the sleepy town of Redwood, Ohio, a place that ignites some much-needed Christmas magic in their hearts.
Planes, Trains, and Christmas Trees will premiere on Lifetime on Sunday, November 19 at 8/7c.
Christmas at the Chalet
In Christmas at the Chalet, Teri Hatcher stars as Lex, a former TV host and socialite who is asked to spend Christmas with her son, ex-husband, and his new girlfriend.
She decides to make it a working holiday, documenting the experience for her social media followers.
Christmas at the Chalet will premiere on Lifetime on Saturday, November 25 at 8/7c.
Laughing All the Way
When ghostwriter and aspiring comedian Aubri (Paniz Zade) is put in charge of a Christmas variety show, she worries she might not have what it takes to pull off this make-or-break moment in her career.
With Christmas just weeks away, Aubri is in pursuit of the perfect headliner for the event. But when famous Hollywood comedian Mike Baxter (Jake Epstein) returns to the comedy club that launched his career, she gets him to star in the show. As they prepare, sparks begin to fly.
Laughing All the Way will premiere on Lifetime on Sunday, November 26 at 8/7c.
Ladies of the ‘80s: A Divas Christmas
In Ladies of the ’80s: A Divas Christmas, five glamorous ‘80s soap opera stars — played by Loni Anderson, Morgan Fairchild, Linda Gray, Donna Mills, and Nicollette Sheridan — reunite to share the spotlight to shoot the final Christmas episode of their show.
Producer Alex (Travis Burns) and director Nell (Taylor Ann Thompson), old college friends and exes, do their best to keep things on the rails but as the ladies come together, old rivalries resurface and threaten to tear the production apart.
Alex and Nell decide to pretend they are in love with each other. The ladies become eager to play cupid and conspire to bring the couple together. Along the way, the divas also discover that the love between them all is still very strong too.
The movie’s theme song Ladies of the ’80s was written by Song Writer Hall of Fame’s Steve Dorff and Michael Jay, produced by Steve Dorff, and performed by ’80s pop sensation Tiffany (I Think We’re Alone Now).
Ladies of the ‘80s: A Divas Christmas will premiere on Lifetime on Saturday, December 2 at 8/7c.
With the holiday season in full swing, Olivia Hayes (Elena Juatco) goes undercover to provide her readers with an in-depth and cynical look at the hugely successful annual Secret Santa for Singles event.
She meets a handsome single dad (played by Ryan Bruce) who is just as skeptical about the program as she is. Sparks soon fly, but with a once-in-a-lifetime promotion on the line, will she risk losing it all for the romance she never saw coming?
Mistletoe Match will premiere on Lifetime on Sunday, December 3 at 8/7c.
A Cowboy Christmas Romance
Country singer Jana Kramer will star in this movie, which was written by Grey’s Anatomy actress Sarah Drew. Kramer plays real estate “closer” Lexie Crenshaw, who is sent to her hometown of Tubac, Arizona, right before Christmas to settle a business deal.
Back on the range, Lexie must convince Coby Mason (Adam Senn), a horse-whispering rancher, to part ways with his family’s land. She also has to navigate her relationship with her father (Bruce Thomas) and the brothers she left behind.
A Cowboy Christmas Romance also stars Max Ehrich, Curt Mega, Lisa Lee, Mary-Margaret Humes, and Cassie Randolph.
A Cowboy Christmas Romance will premiere on Lifetime on Saturday, December 9 at 8/7c.
Yes, Chef! Christmas
The Cake Boss himself, Buddy Valastro, will make an appearance in this movie, which also stars Tia Mowry and Luke Humphrey.
Mowry plays Alicia, a culinary school instructor who has put both her true career aspirations and personal life on the back burner for her career.
But this holiday season, fate is on her side. She is invited to compete in the city’s annual Kringle Cook-Off and learns a family secret that could change everything and be the big break she needs to become a respected chef like her former boss Bobby (Buddy Valastro).
There to mentor her through the competition is the fiery chef and Kringle protégé Logan (Luke Humphrey), with whom Alicia builds a real connection. But can Alicia win the cook-off and prove to herself that she is the capable head chef that Logan believes her to be? And will she be accepted by the Kringles if she shares the truth with them? She will have to put it all on the line to find out.
Yes, Chef! Christmas will premiere on Lifetime on Sunday, December 10 at 8/7c.
The Holiday Proposal Plan
Travel columnist Sonny Kravitz (Tatyana Ali) and her ex-boyfriend Kip (Jesse Kove) are forced to team up to help their best friends Bree (Whitney Able) and Jarod (Geovanni Gopradi) get engaged. To set the backdrop, the four return to Sonny’s parents’ snowy chalet and set up twelve holiday traditions that are celebrated around the world to nudge Jarod to ask Bree to be his wife.
But it seems that the proposal plan doesn’t just reignite the love between the engaged couple. Will Sonny and Kip rekindle what they once had?
The Holiday Proposal Plan will premiere on Lifetime on Saturday, December 16 at 8/7c
A Christmas Intern
With the Holidays approaching, Cecilia (Jackée Harry) discovers that retirement isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, so she decides to make a surprise visit to her daughter Alexis (Ciarra Carter) who runs “Cyber Santa,” an online gift giving business. Seizing an opportunity to spend Christmas with her daughter and get back into the game, Cecilia becomes an intern at the start-up company and the two learn the importance of family during the most wonderful time of year.
A Christmas Intern also stars Doug Rogers, Jasmine Avialotis, and Michael Paré. The movie features an original song by Jackée Harry.
A Christmas Intern will premiere on Lifetime on Saturday, December 16 at 10/9c.
Merry Magic Christmas
As Christmas nears, financial advisor Beth (Patricia Isaac) finds fortune all around her. She starts seeing a recurring number: 624, an angel number that will help make her heart’s secret wish come true.
Taking on a pro-bono financial case for the local children’s theater, Beth meets Nate (Andrew Dunbar), whose financial inexperience may cause the theater to shut down. The two must work together to raise money for the theater and possibly find love along the way.
Merry Magic Christmas will premiere on Lifetime on Sunday, December 17 at 8/7c.
Mom’s Christmas Boyfriend
Precocious 10-year-old Lily Morgan (Ai Barrett) enters a writing contest about her Christmas wish. She wishes that her single mother, Emma (Jeananne Goossen), finds love. After winning the contest, will Lily’s wish come true?
Mom’s Christmas Boyfriend will premiere on Lifetime on Saturday, December 23 at 8/7c.