Lifetime receives some holiday cheer after announcing three additional holiday films for their 2022 season. Wonderful Lifetime film lineup! A Gorgeous, One-Time-In-a-Lifetime Holiday Schedule.
A CHRISTMAS SPARK – Toni Braxton, a seven-time Grammy® winner and businesswoman, is the executive producer of A Christmas Spark, which stars Jane Seymour, a recipient of an Emmy®, in a reunion with Joe Lando, her love lead from Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman.
Synopsis – Molly (Seymour), who was recently bereaved, has lost her passion for life and given up hope of ever finding love again. But she has no idea what holiday magic is in store for her when she decides to visit her daughter for Christmas. Former theatre teacher Molly unwillingly accepts the position of director of the town’s Christmas pageant, but she soon finds herself falling for Hank (Lando), her leading man and the most eligible bachelor in the community. Molly rediscovers her inner free spirit and gets a new lease on life as she and the unstoppable Hank fall in love. It will be up to Molly to take the stage and shine brightly for the first time in her life when the pageant’s star loses her voice just before the performance.
Kirk Franklin’s The Night Before Christmas – Kirk Franklin, a 16-time Grammy Award-winning gospel performer, is back to executive produce and star in Kirk Franklin’s The Night Before Christmas, his second holiday film for Lifetime. The movie will star Luke James and Naturi Naughton (Power, Power Book II: Ghost) (Star, The Chi).
Synopsis – Estranged mother and daughter Journee (Naturi Naughton) and Nia (Lorea Turner) are stuck in a snowstorm while driving on Christmas Eve, forcing them to seek shelter inside a church where parishioners are inconsolable at the cancellation of their annual holiday concert. As Journee and Nia brave the winter storm with the other churchgoers, including Adam (Luke James), a dashing youth pastor, and a heavenly music teacher (Kirk Franklin), who inspires the mother and daughter to settle their differences through music, faith, and love, the spirit of the season takes hold.
Merry Swissmas – On November 5th, popular television star Jodie Sweetin will kick off the holiday season on Lifetime with her film Merry Swissmas, which also stars Tim Rozon (Schitt’s Creek).
Synopsis – Up until Beth started dating Alex’s ex-boyfriend Jesse (David Pinard), Alex (Jodie Sweetin) and Beth (Mikaela Lily Davies) had lovely Christmas memories together . Alex is eager to spend the holidays with her mother Caroline (Jane Wheeler), who is building an inn in Switzerland, as she has missed the previous Christmases with her family due to her rigorous career as an architect. She is shocked to discover that Jesse and Beth will also be in town for the Inns’ debut. The manager of her mother’s inn and single father Liam (Tim Rozon) tries to teach Alex about all the Swiss Christmas customs and culture while also encouraging her to be open to love and forgiveness during this festive season.
These movies join those that have already been revealed, including Melissa Joan Hart’s Santa Bootcamp, which stars Rita Moreno, Steppin’ into the Holidays, which stars Mario Lopez and Jana Kramer, A New Orleans Noel, which stars Patti LaBelle and Keshia Knight Pulliam, and A Country Christmas Harmony, which stars Brooke Elliott.