10 Upcoming Lifetime Holiday Movies We Are Excited About

Updated November 29, 2018
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With the holiday season just around the corner, Lifetime channel is gearing up to release the much-anticipated Christmas television movies, which have already begun airing on the channel from the month of November. The channel’s programming is primarily targeted at families, which has garnered a following in suburban and rural areas for steering away from political themes and debating shows disparaging people’s religious sentiments. The channel’s focus on a more traditional family values has made it very popular among the American audiences.

You might be wondering now what’s the Christmas line up Lifetime channel has in store for us? Well, we have an answer to that question. These are the following Christmas television movies, which will be released in the month of November and will continue releasing throughout December. We hope everyone has a wonderful time celebrating Christmas this year and enjoys viewing the following list of movies on the Lifetime channel.

10. A Very Nutty Christmas (2018)

Melissa Joan Hart, Barry Watson, Richard Riehle, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Rizwan Manji, Ryan Caltagirone, Katie McCarty, Joanna Howard, Bill Salvatore, Chester Jones III, Mike Sharits, Keith J. Stevens, John Mondin, Richard Tovish and Jesse Burke are all staring in the upcoming Lifetime Christmas movie titled “A Very Nutty Christmas.” The Movie is produced by John Doolan (associate producer), Andrew Gernhard (producer), Melissa Joan Hart (producer), Paula Hart (executive producer), Erica Joseph Hunter (producer) and Greg White (production supervisor). It is scheduled to be released on the 30th of November. The movie is directed by Colin Theys, with Juliet Giglio and Keith Giglio handling the screenplay, which centers around the story of a workaholic baker, who gives up on Christmas when her boyfriend dumps her and she has to fill in an order of 12000 cookies before Christmas.

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9. A Twist of Christmas (2018)

Vanessa Lachey, Brendon Zub, Christian Convery, Sarah Smyth, Rick Fox, Karen Holness, Lina Renna, Jennifer Oleksiuk, Jason McKinnon, Emma Pedersen, Lossen Chambers, Matthew J Dowden, Parm Soor, Corina Akeson and April Cameron are all starring in the upcoming Lifetime Christmas movie titled “A Twist of Christmas.” David Winning is directing the movie, along with writers Gregg Rossen and Brian Sawyer handling the screenplay, which will centre on the story of a working mom Abby (Lachey) and her son, and an overwhelmed lawyer Ryan (Zub) and his daughter – accidentally mixing up their toys at a crowded department in the frenzy before Christmas, which apparently leads to their Christmas being ruined. Although both the parents can’t stand each other, the only way to salvage their holiday plans is by helping each other.

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8. The Christmas Pact (2018)

Nicole Anthony, Stephanie Bennett, Hamza Fouad, Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison, Jarod Joseph and Kyla Pratt are all starring in the upcoming Lifetime Christmas movie titled “The Christmas Pact.” The movie is scheduled to release on the 2nd of December. The official synopsis released by Lifetime Channel regarding the movie is as follows “Can best friends fall in love? That’s the question next door neighbours Sadie (Pratt) and Ben (Joseph) will answer as they keep the spirit of Christmas and the magic of their childhood pact alive. When they were eight years old, they planted a scrawny 3-foot tall Christmas tree behind their church and the Christmas Pact began. But as life gets in the way the pact is threatened to be broken. Ben and Sadie need some Christmas Magic to recommit to each other and promise to keep their special holiday traditions. With each Christmas that passes by, Ben and Sadie’s Christmas tree grows taller and stronger; and so does their love. The pact bearing fruit to the magic of Christmas and the undeniable answer. Yes, friends can fall in love!”

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7. Christmas Lost and Found (2018)

Tiya Sircar, Diane Ladd, Lisa Durupt and Edward Ruttleee are starring in the upcoming Television movie scheduled to be released on the 7th of December on Life time Channel. Michael Scott is directing the movie from a sreenplay by Jennifer Notas Shapiro. The plot of the movie centres on the life of an event planner, who returns home After years of missing family gatherings to meet her Grandmother. One day she mistakenly throws away her family ornaments, handed over to her by her Grandmother. Grandma Frances then stealthily devises a fun Christmas scavenger hunt to remind Whitney what the holiday is all about.

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6. Santa’s Boots (2018)

Maddie Phillips, Teryl Rothery, Fiona Vroom, Christian Convery, Andrea Brooks, June Squibb, Garry Chalk, Megan Hilty, Jacqueline Samuda, Noah Mills, Roark Critchlow, Patricia Isaac, Matt Hamilton and Christina Sicoli are all starring in the upcoming Television movie sheduled to release on the 8th of December on Lifetime Channel. Shawn Tolleson is directing the movie from a screenplay by Shannon Phipps and Shawn Tolleson. The plot of the movie centres on the story of a woman named Holly who is put to work as a Santa’s elf at her family’s store, where she falls in love with the younger Santa named Nick. When Nick disappears during Christmas Eve, Holly searches for him with her only clue, his misplaced black boot.

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5. Christmas around the corner (2018)

Alexandra Breckenridge, Jamie Spilchuk and Sarita Van Dyke are starring in the upcoming Christmas movie scheduled to release on the 14th of December on Lifetime Channel. Larry Grimaldi, Fernando Szew, Danielle von Zerneck and Arnie Zipursky are all executive producing the movie, along with Michael Murray writng the screenplay, which centres on the story of a woman named Claire ( a savvy venture capitalist from New York City), who escapes to a quaint town in Vermont for the holidays and is invited as a guest of the Fortenbury Bookstore. However, Claire finds Christmas celebrations have been jeopardized and cancelled due to a flood that has ended up destroying the bookstore, which now needs a renovation.

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4. Christmas Pen Pals (2018)

Niall Matter, Sarah Drew, Michael Gross, Giles Panton, Cardi Wong, Christine Willes, Chiara Zanni, Naika Toussaint, Vincent Dangerfield, Latonya Williams, Jesse Arthur Carroll, Chelsea Gill, Kathleen Duborg and Nicholas Holmes are all starring in the upcoming Christmas movie titled “Christmas Pen Pals,” which is scheduled to release on the 15th of December on the Lifetime channel. Howard Braunstei (executive producer) and Christian Bruyèr (producer) are producing the movie, along with along with Siobhan Devine attached as the director and Carley Smale handling the screenplay. The plot of the movie centres on the story of Hannah, a tech wiz and creator of the dating app, Perfect One, who heads home to save her failing business after a painful break up before the holiday seasons.

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3. Hometown Christmas (2018)

Christopher Berry, Donny Boaz, Erin Cahill, Stephen Colletti, Melissa Gilbert, Robert Goodson, Austin Highsmith, Christian Mann, Brian McNamara, Beverley Mitchell, Aeryn R. Moulder, Leslie Nipkow, Jon W. Sparks and Roger J. Timber are all starring in the upcoming Christmas movie titled “Hometown Christmas.” The movie will air on the 16th of December on Lifetime channel. Emily Moss Wilson is directing the movie, along with Marcy Holland, Emily Moss Wilson handling the screenplay of the film; which will centre on the story of Noelle Collins (Mitchell), who plans of resurrecting the town’s Christmas tradition that her late mother used to so dearly love and celebrate. However, when Noelle runs into her high school sweetheart, Nick Russell (a rising baseball star also back home due to a recent injury), Things become complicated.

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2. Christmas Perfection (2018)

Caitlin Thompson, James Henri-Thomas, Robbie Silverman, Rachel-Mae Brady, Gary Hetzler, Caoilfhionn McDonnell, Sinead O’Riordan, Norma Sheahan and Ely Solan are all starring in the upcoming Christmas movie titled “Christmas Perfection,” which is scheduled to release on the 25th of November. David Jackson is directing the upcoming movie, along with Lauren Hynek and Elizabeth Martin handling the screenplay, which will centre on the story of Darcy, who has become a Christmas control freak over the years, losing sight of what the holidays actually mean. However, she learns perfection isn’t everything when she finds herself magically transported into her idea of the perfect Christmas Village.

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1. Jingle Bells (2018)

Tatyana Ali, Cornelius Smith Jr., Loretta Devine, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Tempestt Bledsoe, Dee Wallace, Valarie Pettiford, Obba Babatundé, Arsema Kayan Ellison, Blake Anthony Crawford, Clotile Bonner, Jay Whittaker, Brad Johnson, Page Petrucka and Kinder-Fritz Vickie are all starring in the upcoming Christmas Movie titled “Jingle Bells,” which is scheduled to release on the 25th of Nov. Production Media Films and Hybrid productions are producing the film, along with Peter Sullivan directing it. The plot of the movie centres on two high school sweethearts  Isabelle and Mike rocking the Christmas music duet in their hometown every year. However, Isabelle goes to New York to study at Juilliard, leaving Mike all alone. She returns to her hometown after several years to write music for the annual Christmas Eve Pageant and is shocked to learn that Mike is the one directing the show.

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