9 New Holiday Movies Featuring Your Fave TV Stars (PHOTOS) – TVInsider
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Kristin Davis, Holiday in the Wild
Best known for Sex and the City, Davis plays another New Yorker in this movie — but one who splits with her husband, heads to Africa for their prearranged “second honeymoon,” and meets a strapping pilot (Parks and Recreation‘s Rob Lowe).
Holiday in the Wild, Streaming Now, Netflix
Melissa Joan Hart, Christmas Reservations
The Clarissa Explains It All and Sabrina the Teenage Witch alum stars as the event coordinator of her family’s ski lodge, who’s thrown for a loop when her handsome college sweetheart (Desperate Housewives‘ Ricard Chavira) checks in for a stay.
Christmas Reservations, Available online, Lifetime
Kiernan Shipka, Let It Snow
Speaking of Sabrinas, this Chilling Adventures of Sabrina actress plays a teen in a group of high school seniors who encounter a “stranded pop star, a stolen keg, a squad of competitive dancers,” and other surprises in their Midwestern town after a snowstorm.
Let It Snow, Streaming Now, Netflix
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Chad Michael Murray, Write Before Christmas
Murray reunites with former costar One Tree Hill Torrey DeVitto in this movie about a woman who sends Christmas cards to five special people in her life.
Write Before Christmas, Sunday, November 17, 8/7c, Hallmark Channel
Sarah Drew, Twinkle All the Way
Drew, best known for playing Dr. April Kepner on Grey’s Anatomy, stars as a wedding planner who teams up with a handsome Christmas decorator (Chuck‘s Ryan McPartlin) to throw the perfect yuletide nuptials… and they perhaps find love of their own along the way.
Twinkle All the Way, Saturday, November 23, 8/7c, Lifetime
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Olivia Holt, Turkey Drop
The Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger actress plays a college freshman who breaks free of her own rules when she suspects she’s going to be “turkey dropped” — i.e. dumped over Thanksgiving — by her high school sweetie.
Turkey Drop, Saturday, November 23, 9/8c, Freeform
Dennis Quaid, Merry Happy Whatever
Quaid, who has starred in the TV series Fortitude and Goliath in recent years, stars as a patriarch who’s headed for a breakdown when his daughter (Good Luck Charlie‘s Bridgit Mendler) arrives home for the holidays with a slacker musician beau.
Merry Happy Whatever, Thursday, November 28, Netflix
Sonequa Martin-Green, Holiday Rush
Beloved to genre fans for her starring roles in The Walking Dead and Star Trek: Discovery, Martin-Green plays a music producer who helps a grieving family — including a dad played by A Million Little Things‘ Romany Malco — get their Christmas wishes.
Holiday Rush, Thursday, November 28, Netflix
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Holly Robinson Peete, A Family Christmas Gift
The former Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper star plays a woman who grows closer to her aunt (Patti LaBelle) — and to a new love interest — when she helps plan a fundraising Christmas concert.
A Family Christmas Gift, Sunday, December 22, 9/8c, Hallmark Channel
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… to be a hopeless romantic television fan. Lifetime, Hallmark, Netflix, and Freeform have all announced their lineups of holiday TV movies, and the holly, jolly slates include a lot of small-screen stars.
Click through the gallery above to discover eight of these tinsel-covered titles — with actors from Grey’s Anatomy, The Walking Dead, and other TV faves. Plus, Christmas has come early: Some of these movies are already streaming online.
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