TV: Lacey Chabert, Kelly Rowland in New Christmas Movies
Merry Christmas Baby Liddle (8 p.m., Lifetime) – In this new movie, the Liddle family have much to look forward to this Christmas as Jacquie and Tyler prepare for the arrival of their first baby, while her sister, Treena, and her husband, Julian, think about the adoption. It stars Kelly Rowland, Debbi Morgan, Bresha Webb, and Jaime M. Callica.
Christmas at Castle Hart (8 p.m., Hallmark) – In this new Hallmark movie, Brooke Bennett (Lacey Chabert) travels to Ireland during Christmas time to research her Irish roots. Confused with an elite event planner, she is soon hired to host an epic Christmas party at a nobleman’s castle (Stuart Townsend).
Soul Santa (8 p.m., BET) – In this new Christmas movie, a businessman disguises himself as a shopping mall Santa Claus to escape the crowds.
Robbie the Reindeer in Hooves of Fire (8 p.m., CBS) – Robbie travels to the North Pole to claim his place as leader on Santa’s sleigh.
Robbie the Reindeer in Legend of the Lost Tribe (8:30 p.m., CBS) – When the evil Blitzen is released from prison 50 years earlier and threatens to ruin the tourism business Robbie the Reindeer started, Robbie must rely on the Vikings to save the day.
The Story of Santa Claus (9 p.m., CBS) – In this classic special, a happy couple comes to live at the North Pole and begins a tradition of toy donation. It features the voices of Ed Asner, Betty White and Tim Curry.
It’s time for them to come home for Christmas (10 p.m., Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) – In this Christmas movie produced by Blake Shelton, an amnesiac woman takes a ride with her beautiful nurse to investigate the only clue to her identity: a newspaper clipping for a Christmas festival with an enigmatic invitation. It starts off Alison Sweeney and Lucas Bryant.
On television outside Christmas …
48 HOURS: A Promise in Amhaud (10 p.m., CBS) –CBS News correspondent Omar Villafranca enters the trial against the three white men accused of killing a black jogger and the final guilty verdicts that fell on Wednesday. The viral video of Ahmaud Arbery being chased and shot in Brunswick, Georgia in February 2020 caught the nation’s attention and made international headlines. “A Promise to Amhaud” is the moving story of a mother who relentlessly pursues the truth about what happened to her son. The episode features interviews with Ahmaud’s mother, Wanda Cooper-Jones; her sister, Jasmine Arbery; and best friend Akeem Baker.
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