The Christmas movie year on Lifetime is coming with extra gifts this season. Along with the network’s annual offerings of new vacation movies, each premiere will be followed by a 10-minute mini-movie and also will have an extended director’s cut off later in the year.
Yes, Lifetime is introducing super-sized Christmas films which the network promises will contain “extra footage that will bring even more insights into the characters’ journeys and in some cases their futures.”
Following is a peek at the original movies using their premiere dates.
8 p.m. Nov. 25, “Wrapped Up in Christmas.” A woman asks Santa to get a boyfriend because of her aunt (Tatyana Ali), a mall manager forced to cancel the rents of several stores at the holiday season. It will be followed at 10 p.m. using all the mini-movie “A Family for the Holidays.” The director’s cut for “Wrapped up in Christmas” airs in p.m. Nov. 27.
8 p.m. Nov. 26, “A Very Merry Toy Store.” The owners of two family businesses (Melissa Joan Hart and Mario Lopez) operate together to combat a big-box toy store that threatens them both. 10 p.m. mini-movie, “The Christmas Snowman.” The director’s cut of “A Very Merry Toy Store” airs in p.m. Dec. 23.
8 p.m. Dec. two, “Four Christmases and a Wedding.” A event planner (Arielle Kebbel) has a whirlwind romance with a man (Corey Sevier) she then learns has been transferred for his occupation. 10 p.m. mini-movie: “The Ugly Christmas Sweater.” Director’s cut of “Four Christmases” will soon be revealed 8 p.m. Dec. 11.
8 orgasmic Dec. 3 “My Christmas Prince.” When a teacher (Alexis Knapp) brings her boyfriend home for Christmas, his actual identity will alter her life. 10 p.m. mini-movie: “Offering Christmas.” Director’s cut of “My Christmas Prince” airs in p.m. Dec. 24.
8 p.m. Dec. 9, “Christmas in Mississippi.” A photographer (Jana Kramer) goes home to assist with a holiday series and learns it’s being conducted by her high school sweetheart that broke her spirit (Wes Brown). 10 p.m. mini-movie, “The Christmas Trap.” Director’s cut of “Christmas in Mississippi” airs 8 p.m. Dec. 25.
8 p.m. Dec. 16, “Snowed Inn Christmas.” Two authors (Bethany Joy Lenz and Andrew Walker) with nothing in common volunteer for a mission in Santa Claus, Indiana in which they are now working together save a historical inn. 10 p.m. mini-movie, “My Christmas Grandpa.” Director’s cut of “Snowed Inn Christmas” airs 8 p.m. Dec. 18.
Along with the six original movies, Lifetime has two additional Christmas premieres: “A Christmas Reunion” in p.m. Dec. 10 and also “A excellent Christmas List” in p.m. Dec. 17.