Christmas In Evergreen: Bells Are Ringing

Release Date:  12/5/20; Hallmark Channel
Genre:  Romance/Holiday
Rating:  NR
Director:  Linda-Lisa Hayter
Studio(s):  Hallmark
Running Time:  Unknown

Cast:  Holly Robinson Peete (Michelle Lansing), Rukiya Bernard (Hannah Tucker), Antonio Cayonne (Elliot Lee), Colin Lawrence (Thomas Tucker), Barbara Niven (Carol Shaw)

Story:  As Michelle’s (Holly Robinson Peete) wedding approaches, Hannah (Rukiya Bernard) steps up to help finish the launch of the new Evergreen museum while questioning her relationship and future with Elliot (Antonio Cayonne).  Barbara Niven and Colin Lawrence also star.  Source(s):  Shadow & Act; Hallmark Channel.

Holiday Heartbreak

Release Date:  12/19/20; BET & BET Her
Genre:  Comedy/Holiday
Rating:  NR
Director:  Charles Jones
Studio(s):   MegaMind Media
Running Time:  Unknown

Cast:  Michael Colyar, Maryam Basir, AJ Johnson, LisaRaye McCoy, DeWayne “Kountry Wayne” Colley, Tiffany Black, B Simone, Joe Clair and Lonnie Bee.

Story:  Karma hits hard at Christmas when a loving father discovers that his womanizing past is coming back to haunt his daughter after a curse destroys her love life.   Source:  Shadow & Act.

Christmas in Carolina


Release Date:  Original Release: 11/1/20; Amazon Video
Genre:  Romance/Holiday
Rating:  TV-PG
Director:  Peggy Williams
Studio(s):  Legacy Distribution Fisher Films, SDE Stacie Davis Enterprises
Running Time:  76 mins.
Cast:  Kellie Shanygne Williams, Darius McCrary, Joslyn Y. Hall, David L. Rowell, Jessi Nicolet, Terrence Shingler.

Story:  After losing her parents in a car accident, Elle (Joslyn Y. Hall), a career-driven investment banker has given up on finding love and the Christmas spirit until she meets Wesley (David L. Rowell), a former NBA player and CEO of a small marketing firm. Impetuously, Wesley invites Elle home for Christmas in South Carolina with his mother and uncle (Kellie Shanygne Williams and Darius McCrary). Hesitantly, Elle accepts and is thrown for a loop when she falls in love and finds the spirit of Christmas again.  Source:  Black Film and TV; IMDB.


Christmas Dilemma

Release Date:   12/6/20; TV One
Genre:  Comedy/Holiday
Rating:   NR
Director:  Essence Atkins
Studio(s):   Swirl Films
Running Time:  Unknown

Cast:  B.J. Britt (Jay), Christopher B. Duncan (Howard), Brittany S. Hall (Monica), Claire Lanay  (Sung), Carl Anthony Payne II (Eddie).

Story:  Christmas Dilemma follows a newlywed couple Jay (B.J. Britt) and Monica (Brittany Hall) as they struggle to decide which set of in-laws they should join for their first Christmas. After each pleads their case and even attempts a little trickery, they decide to bypass the guaranteed disappointment of picking one family over the other. Unbeknownst to them, the decision is made for them when their families show up at their home unexpectedly. Drama ensues as the in-laws clash, long-lost relatives decide to make an appearance, and Jay’s grandmother joins the holiday festivities accompanied her caretaker who just happens to be Jay’s gorgeous ex-girlfriend.  Source(s):  IMDB; Shadow & Act.

Merry Liddle Christmas Wedding

Release Date:  11/28/20; Lifetime
Genre:  Romance/Holiday
Rating:  NR
Director:  Sharon Lewis
Studio(s):  Front Street Pictures, Lifetime Television
Running Time:  Unknown

Cast:  Kelly Rowland, Thomas Cadrot, Debbi Morgan, Bresha Webb, Latonya Williams, Jaime M. Callica, Nathan Witte, Chris Shields.

Story:  Lifetime’s first-ever Christmas sequel! Once again, we follow Jacquie Liddle (Kelly Rowland), as she and Tyler (Thomas Cardot) try to plan their perfect destination Christmas wedding. Naturally, Jacquie’s plans go awry when her boisterous family intervenes in her planning and her snooty wedding planner quits in protest. While nothing goes as initially planned, Jacquie and Tyler get a Christmas wedding more memorable than they could have ever dreamed.  Source(s):  Shadow & Act; Black Film & TV.


Let’s Meet Again On Christmas Eve

Release Date:  12/5/20; Lifetime
Genre:  Romance/Holiday
Rating:  NR
Director:  Jeff Beesley
Studio(s):  Julijette, Lifetime Television
Running Time:  Unknown
Cast:  Kyla Pratt, Brooks Darnell

Story:  When college sweethearts, Corinne (Kyla Pratt) and Rob (Brooks Darnell), get opportunities on opposite sides of the world, they decide to part ways and meet again in two years on Christmas Eve to see if they are really meant to be. However, when one shows up and the other doesn’t, the fate of their romance seems to have reached the end. Many years later the two end up bumping into one another when they are both hired to help bring together a Christmas Eve wedding. With many questions left unanswered, they are about to embark on a journey filled with romance and magic, just in time for Christmas Eve.  Source:  Black Film & TV; TV Insider.