17 Titles Coming to ‘It’s a Wonderful Lifetime’s 2019 Holiday Programming Slate (PHOTOS)

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Sweet Christmas Mountain

Friday, October 25, 8/7c

Starring: Megan Hilty and Marcus Rosner

Synopsis: “Country music star Laney Blu (Hilty) hasn’t been back to her Tennessee hometown in years. It wasn’t the kindest place to grow up, so when her career skyrocketed at 17 she was happy to leave it behind. Though she’s set to headline a Christmas concert in NYC, Laney decides to make a quick pit stop to see her family. When a freak snowstorm hits, she finds herself stranded in the town, and is roped into taking part in a local Christmas concert. As Laney spends more time in her hometown, it becomes less and less like she remembered it. She begins to fall in the love with the people, place and just maybe, a handsome snowplow driver named Robbie (Rosner). When the storm lets up, will Laney head off to NYC or will home be where her heart is?”

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The Road to Home

Saturday, October 26, 8/7c

Starring: Marla Sokoloff, Rob Mayes and Marie Osmond

Synopsis: “Two rival musicians, Lindsay (Sokoloff) and Wes (Mayes), who perform in a dueling piano show, suddenly find themselves without a gig on Christmas Eve and decide to road trip to their neighboring hometowns together. During the drive, the mismatched pair find themselves surrounded by Santa conventioneers, saving a Christmas nativity play, performing onstage in Nashville with music royalty (Osmond), and braving a massive snowstorm which just may lead them to making sweet music together.”

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No Time Like Christmas

Sunday, October 27, 8/7c

Starring: Kyla Pratt, Ed Ruttle, Rachel McLaren and Jim O’Heir

Synopsis: “After Emma (Pratt) finds her college boyfriend’s engraved watch at a vintage jewelry shop, her sister Bronwyn (McLaren) believes it is a sign, and decides to secretly play cupid by sending Emma to the same bed and breakfast in Vermont that Fletcher (Ruttle) is staying at one week before Christmas. However, upon arrival, Emma is not only shocked to bump into her first love after all these years, but also his vivacious daughter. Throughout the week, the two fight their feelings for one another as they plan a Christmas Eve show in hopes of saving the local theater.”

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Christmas Reservations

Saturday, November 2, 8/7c

Starring: Melissa Joan Hart, Ricardo Chavira, Ted McGinley, Michael Gross and Markie Post

Synopsis: “It’s Christmas at the Treeline Ski Resort, where Holly (Hart) is the event coordinator at her family lodge. She plans every event and keeps all the guests happy. But when her college sweetheart (Chavira), now widowed with two children, checks in, Holly discovers she has her own reservations about life and love.”

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Forever Christmas

Sunday, November 3, 8/7c

Starring: Lexi Lawson, Mark Ghanimé and Beth Broderick

Synopsis: “When marketing exec Lucy (Lawson) learns that she’s inherited her grandfather’s year-round Christmas store, “Forever Christmas,” she makes a trip back home to support the store during its final Christmas season before she sells it to a hip athletic leisurewear company. But once she is back in Vermont, she begins to understand why her grandfather’s shop is so special with the help of local diner owner, Scott (Ghanimé) and the magic of a Christmas stranger from the north (Broderick).”

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Radio Christmas

Saturday, November 9, 8/7c

Starring: Keshia Knight Pulliam, Michael Xavier, Time Reid and Belinda Montgomery

Synopsis: “When her Philadelphia radio station is closed for repairs during the holidays, DJ Kara Porter (Pulliam) is forced to broadcast from the small town of Bethlehem. Desperate to increase her numbers and get promoted outside of Radio Christmas — a year-round Christmas station, Kara seeks to uncover the identity of the town’s Secret Santa, an anonymous benefactor that saved all of Bethlehem’s Christmas festivities. Along the way, she discovers the true meaning of family, community, love and of course, Christmas.”

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A Sweet Christmas

Sunday, November 10, 8/7c

Starring: Adelaide Kane, Greyston Holt and Loretta Devine

Synopsis: “When food stylist Holly (Kane) returns home for Christmas, she learns that Loretta (Devine), the elderly owner of her favorite childhood bakery, is retiring and has started a contest to give the bakery away to whoever can recreate her famous 12 Days of Christmas recipes. Holly enters, despite not being much of a cook. When a local baker named Brad (Holt) also enters the contest, the two adversaries end up cooking up something special together for the holidays.”

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Christmas A La Mode

Friday, November 15, 8/7c

Starring: Katie Leclerc, Ryan Cooper, Jennifer Ellis, Caroline Keeler and Kathy Harum

Synopsis: “Since her father passed away, Emily (Leclerc) has been running her family’s dairy farm with the help of her mother and best friend. But this Christmas, the farm has fallen on hard times, so Emily’s sister, Dorothy (Ellis) — who is part owner with Emily — and her handsome business partner, Charlie (Cooper) show up with a proposition to sell the farm. Emily comes up with an ingenious plan to buy out her sister’s shares and hold an online holiday ice cream flavor contest that goes viral with the help of a key ingredient, Charlie’s amazing apple pie. Christmas à la Mode ice cream is born! Still, as the Christmas Eve deadline for the buyout approaches, Emily needs a Christmas miracle to save the farm and her father’s legacy in time for a happy Christmas.”

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Christmas in Louisiana

Saturday, November 16, 8/7c

Starring: Jana Kramer, Percy Daggs III, Moira Kelly, Brian McNamara, Dee Wallace and Barry Bostwick

Synopsis: “The Winter Family is Christmas royalty in New Iberia, Louisiana, and Sarah Winter (Kramer), a successful lawyer and former Miss Christmas, is no exception. When she returns home to celebrate the anniversary of the town’s Sugarcane Christmas Festival with her mother (Kelly) and her grandparents (Wallace and Bostwick), she rediscovers the magic of the season — and a little romance — with her former Mister Christmas, Luke (Daggs III).”

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Random Acts of Christmas

Sunday, November 17, 8/7c

Starring: Erin Cahill, Kevin McGarry, Patrick Duffy and Jaclyn Smith

Synopsis: “While uncovering who is behind the random acts of Christmas popping up around her city, investigative journalist Sydney (Cahill) meets a competing reporter, Cole (McGarry), who ignites her Christmas spirit and captures her heart, but may not be the man he claims to be.”

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Magical Christmas Shoes

Friday, November 22, 8/7c

Starring: Erin Karpluk and Damon Runyan

Synopsis: “A pair of magical shoes step into Kayla Hummel’s (Karpluk) holiday season, allowing her to rediscover her Christmas spirit and find love too.”

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Twinkle All the Way

Saturday, November 23, 8/7c

Starring: Sarah Drew, Ryan McPartlin and Lesley Ann Warren

Synopsis: “To pull off a spectacular Christmas-themed wedding at the exclusive Snowview Lodge, wedding planner Cadence Clark (Drew) joins forces with Henry Harrison (McPartlin), co-owner of a family-run Christmas decoration and house-lighting company. Cadence and Henry, both single parents of young daughters, grow closer as they contribute to each others’ projects — Cadence with the wedding and Henry with his high-profile client, Mrs. Sutton (Warren), and her annual VIP Christmas Eve party. However, a snowstorm threatens to wreak havoc on the wedding. But with help from Henry, family, and some holiday magic, Cadence may just be able to pull off the wedding and perhaps fall in love along the way.”

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A Very Vintage Christmas

Wednesday, November 27, 8/7c

Starring: Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Jesse Hutch and Patricia Richardson

Synopsis: “The Christmas lights are up and shoppers are flooding the quaint town of Mountain View, including one special store, Very Vintage Antiques. The shop’s owner, Dodie (Mowry-Hardrict), is a hopeless romantic and absolutely one of a kind, similar to the pieces in her shop. When Dodie finds a hidden box containing an eclectic collection of mementos chronicling a timeless romantic union, she makes it her mission to deliver it to its rightful owner. Dodie manages to persuade the handsome new tenant, Edward (Hutch), at the listed address to help her with her search. Will they find the true owner and true love on their adventure? “

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A Christmas Wish

Thursday, November 28, 8/7c

Starring: Hilarie Burton, Tyler Hilton, Megan Park, Cristian de la Fuente and Pam Grier

Synopsis: “Every December in the small town of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, a wooden wishing box is placed in the park as a Christmas tradition. People write down their true heart’s desire on a slip of paper and place it in the box in hopes that their wish will be granted. After a night out together, Maddie (Park) encourages her sister Faith (Burton) to put a wish in the box — a wish to experience true love for the first time. Faith and Maddie are surprised the next day when she meets the very handsome and eligible Andrew (de la Fuente). At first, Faith thinks that her Christmas wish has come true. But as Christmas nears, Faith begins to wonder if Andrew is really perfect for her, or if the wish is leading her to her best friend, Wyatt (Hilton).”

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Staging Christmas

Friday, November 29, 8/7c

Starring: Soleil Moon Frye, George Stults and Jaleel White

Synopsis: “Lori (Moon Frye) stages homes for a living and her busiest season is Christmas! Though she normally only stages homes that are for sale, she’s intrigued when a wealthy widower named Elliot (Stults) asks her to stage his home for the holidays to cheer up his daughter, Maddie. As Lori starts remaking Elliott’s home, she finds that Maddie isn’t the only one in desperate need of the Christmas spirit. As Lori spends more and more time with Elliot and Maddie, she starts to feel like part of the family. While she was initially hired to simply stage the perfect Christmas in their house, she ends up creating it for the father and daughter in every way imaginable.”

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A Storybook Christmas

Friday, December 6, 8/7c

Starring: Ali Liebert, Jake Epstein and Habree Larratt

Synopsis: “If event planner Celeste Everett (Liebert) is going to save her business and give her niece a happy Christmas season, she is going to need help. When the nanny she hires turns out to be a man (Epstein), Celeste surprisingly realizes she may have also found Christmas love for herself.”

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Grounded at Christmas

Sunday, December 8, 8/7c

Starring: Julianna Guill and Corey Sevier

Synopsis: “When a winter storm hits Cleveland and grounds flights, the nearby hotels quickly fill up with stranded travelers. Nina (Guill), a pilot, reluctantly agrees to let her arrogant but charming fellow pilot, Brady (Sevier), stay at her nearby parents’ home. But when they discover her family is hosting a tree trimming party that night and that her ex will be there, Brady pretends to be her boyfriend to help her out. When the snowstorm continues, their ruse snowballs as Nina and Brady are stuck attending holiday events together. But as Christmas nears, these two opposites begin to realize the best gift they could ever receive, is perhaps, each other.”

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Lifetime unveiled its programming slate for this year’s “It’s a Wonderful Lifetime” event, featuring holiday films and new original content.

Get in touch with your holiday spirit as more than 20 titles are set to hit the network beginning October 25 and continuing through December 25. Along with featuring various stars, the films offer fans and viewers the warm and fuzzy feelings they embrace during the winter season.

Prepare yourself for the onslaught ahead by checking out 17 of the films heading to Lifetime for its annual programming selection.

“It’s a Wonderful Lifetime,” Holiday Programming Begins Friday, October 25, 8/7c, Lifetime