Promotional Feature with Christmas24 Don’t miss the exclusive premieres of A Heavenly Christmas, Home For Christmay Day and lots lots more top films in the build up to the festive season, only on Christmas24
Tune into Christmas24, in the build up to to this Christmas to enjoy heart-warming films all day every day... available on Sky 327, Virgin 419 and BT 513. Here's what's in store for 21-27 October...
A Heavenly Christmas- PREMIERE
Christmas 24 3.00pm, Saturday
Launching Christmas24 for the festive season is this wonderful romantic drama starring Hollywood legend Shirley MacLaine and Sex and the City’s Kristin Davis. Busy with her career, Eve (Davis) thinks there’s plenty of time to do everything she wants in life and find love. But she gets a big wake-up call when, in snowy Chicago, she slips, bumps her head – and ends up in Heaven. There, her guardian angel Pearl (MacLaine) has a mission for Eve. She must become a Christmas angel for a little girl, Lauren (Jaeda Lily Miller), who’s desperate for her guardian Max (Eric McCormack) to be happy. Problem is, Eve’s had a run-in with Max and she’s given just a week to sort out their lives – and maybe her own… MacLaine is delightfully funny in this festive feelgood story. (2016; Cert PG).
Home for Christmas Day
Christmas24 5.00pm, Saturday
In a heartfelt, well-plotted festive drama that will ring true for all parents with nearly grown children, Catherine Bell stars as widow Jane. Her military huband was killed in action, so she’s become protective towards her daughter, Betsy (Matreya Fedor). Now she’s preparing to go to college and Jane thinks she’s going to be staying close to home. However, Betsy has secretly applied to study away from their small town – and then she falls for a soldier… Jane can’t stand the idea that her daugher will go through all the pain she did but, as Christmas approaches, will Betsy be able to tell her mum the truth? And will Jane realise that she has to let her daughter grow up and her past go and give love a chance with nice guy diner owner Jackson. (2017; Cert PG).
Hearts of Christmas - PREMIERE
Christmas24 7.00pm, Saturday
Neonatal intensive care nurse Jenny (Emilie Ullerup) is planning her colleagues’ Christmas party, but budget cuts force her supervisor into early retirement and Jenny to take on cost-cutting manager Matt (Kristoffer Polaha). Naturally, after their initial clashes, Jenny and Matt fall for each other as Christmas works its magic spell. (2016; Cert PG).
Ice Sculpture Christmas
Christmas24 3.00pm, Sunday
Trainee chef Callie (Rachel Boston) is working at a country club and meets her old childhood friend David (David Alpay). He enters her in the club’s annual $10,000 ice-sculpting competition – but Callie’s demanding boss is the champion. As they plan the sculpture, Callie and David’s relationship hots up in this cheery yuletide treat. (2015; Cert PG).
A Christmas to Remember
Christmas24 5.00pm, Sunday
In this fun festive frolic, busy TV host Jenny (Mira Sorvino) decides to have a Christmas de-stress at a mountain spa. But on the way she crashes her car and wakes up with amnesia. Vet and widowed dad John (Cameron Mathison) rescues her and, as she bonds with John and his family, Jenny is in for a Christmas she’ll never forget. (2016; Cert PG).
My Christmas Dream
Christmas24 7.00pm, Sunday
Store manager Christina (Danica McKellar) has her heart set on a promotion to Paris, but first has to come up with an amazing Christmas window display. Enlisting the help of single dad Kurt (David Haydn-Jones), Christina’s dream could come true – if she still wants it… With appealing stars, this festive feast is a charmer. (2016; Cert PG).
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