Your favorite made-for-TV holiday movie?
Alright, so despite our love for Kristin Chenoweth and Josh Hopkins, Lifetime’s 12 Men of Christmas (repeats Tuesday, 9 p.m. ET) couldn’t compare to last year’s Heather Locklear-Robert Buckley offering, Flirting With Forty. But with the Christmas TV movie season in full swing, it’s time to ask you for your all-time favorites. I was reminded of a few of mine this morning when a colleague forwarded me the link to TV Tango’s comprehensive holiday-themed programming guide. Tomorrow at 8 p.m. ET, Hallmark Channel is showing 1999’s A Season for Miracles (pictured), starring Carla Gugino as an aunt who goes on the run with her niece and nephew, to keep them together when her sister lands in jail, and, oops, her car breaks down in a town with a hot cop (Ghost Whisperer‘s David Conrad) who falls for her. Then there’s 2007’s Holiday in Handcuffs, repeating on ABC Family on Dec. 10. That’s the one in which Melissa Joan Hart kidnaps Mario Lopez and makes him pretend to be her boyfriend in front of her family. And, of course, there’s the Tom Cavanagh-starring Snow (2004) and Snow 2: Brain Freeze (2008), which you can catch back-to-back on ABC Family on Dec. 13. That saga begins when Cavanagh, Santa’s son, has to rescue one of his reindeer from a zoo to save his first Christmas as the man in charge.
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