Promotional Feature with Christmas24 Christmas is nearly here! And to get you in the festive spirit Christmas 24 have got their biggest weekend of premieres yet… It’s going to be a festive filled weekend including the exclusive premieres of Christmas in the Air, A Grandpa for Christmas, a Rose For Christmas and much much more!
Tune into Christmas24, available on Sky 327, Virgin 419 and BT 513. Here’s what’s in store for 25th November to 1st December 2017
Christmas in the Air - PREMIERE
Christmas24 11.00am, Saturday
Successful personal organiser Lydia (Catherine Bell) always has her mind on growing her business – until she meets Robert (Eric Close) and realises that ambition shouldn’t always take first place in her world, maybe love should get a look in too. A frazzled widower with two young children, toy inventor Robert needs all the help he can get. He has been asked to present his Christmas toy line to a superstore, but has just 12 days to put everything in order. Lydia shows Robert that the task goes far deeper than just tidying up some messy cupboards – it’s his whole life that needs sorting out! – while Lydia learns from Robert that sometimes it’s a good thing to allow chaos to rule. A cute Christmas heart-warmer with two likeable stars who really click. (2017; Cert PG).
A Grandpa for Christmas
Christmas24 5.00pm, Sunday
Retired actor Bert (Ernest Borgnine) is thinking about going into a retirement home when his estranged daughter, Marie (Tracy Nelson), is left in a coma after a car accident. He’s the only one who can look after his granddaughter Becca (Juliette Goglia) – despite not knowing she even existed. At first resentful, Becca gradually warms to Bert and his old showbiz pals (Katherine Helmond, Jamie Farr and Richard Libertini). They encourage her to enter the school Christmas Eve pageant but, with Marie on the mend, Becca fears she’ll lose her grandpa. And what is at the bottom of the long-standing rift between dad and daughter? This Christmas movie hits all the right notes thanks to some lovely performances from the veteran stars and a plot that will touch your heart. (2007; Cert PG).
A Rose for Christmas - PREMIERE
Christmas24 1.00pm, Saturday
When her dad falls ill, Andy (Rachel Boston) has to step in to build a float for the annual Rose Parade. Not only must she brush up on her organisational skills, she also has to deal with demanding client Cliff (Marc Bendavid). As the chalk and cheese pair try to work together, love starts to bloom in this fun, easy-going romcom. (2017; Cert PG).
Holidaze - PREMIERE
Christmas24 3.00pm, Saturday
Megastore executive Melody (Jennie Garth) bumps her head while in her home town for Thanksgiving and ends up in an alternate reality. Married to childhood ex Carter (Cameron Mathison), she has to use her business brain to save her community. The stars shine brightly in a Christmas treat that serves up plenty of small-town cheer. (2013; Cert PG).
Married by Christmas - PREMIERE
Christmas24 11.00am, Sunday
Carrie (Jes Macallan) has worked hard to build up the family business, but has to marry before her sister to keep it – which gives her till Christmas Eve. Dylan (Coby Ryan McLaughlin) is the most likely candidate, but they don’t get on… All of the usual misunderstandings lead to the outcome we all wish for in a well-done festive movie. (2016; Cert PG).
The Sweetest Christmas - PREMIERE
Christmas24 1.00pm, Sunday
In a tasty movie that pleasingly lives up to its title, Lacey Chabert plays Kylie, a pastry chef who’s reached the finals of the American Gingerbread Competition. But when her oven breaks, she turns to her ex, pizzeria owner Nick (Lea Coco), to help – and the flames of their love are rekindled along with her cooking up a storm in the contest. (2017; Cert PG).
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