The Hallmark Channel has been doing some Christmas in July running movies this month. But on Monday, Lifetime was all like “hold my beer” by announcing their record 28 original holiday movies kicking off October 25th. And there will be a big ‘ole fiesta of old sitcom stars coming together from shows like One Tree Hill, Sabrina The Teenage Witch, Desperate Houswives, Sister, Sister and The Cosby Show.
Christmas Reservations will star Melissa Joan Hart, who played Sabrina in Sabrina The Teenage Witch, and Ricardo Chavira from Desperate Housewives. Hart plays Holly, the event coordinator at Treeline Ski Resort. As she works, her widowed college sweetheart, played by Chavira, arrives with his two kids.
The movie will also feature Ted McGinley from Married… with Children, Michael Gross from Family Ties and Markie Post from Night Court.
A Very Vintage Christmas will follow antique shop owner Dodie (Tia Mowry-Hardrict) after she finds a hidden box with mementos about a timeless romantic union. Dodie works to deliver the box to its original owner and convinces a new tenant (Jesse Hutch) to help her search.
Along with Sister, Sister’s Mowry-Harrict, the show will also star Patricia Richardson, who played Jill Taylor on Home Improvement.
A Christmas Wish will include one small One Tree Hill reunion! Hilarie Burton and Tyler Hilton will be linking up on this film — as will Hilton’s wife Megan Park from The Secret Life of an American Teenager.
The Cosby Show’s Keshia Knight Pulliam and Sister, Sister’s Tim Reid will star in Radio Christmas.
The Practice’s Marla Sokoloff, Rob Mayes from John Dies at the End and Marie Osmond link up for The Road Home For Christmas. The movie follows two rival musicians Lindsay (Sokoloff) and Wes (Mayes) during a roadtrip to their neighboring hometowns.
“It’s A Wonderful Lifetime” officially kicks off Oct. 25 and runs through Dec. 25 on Lifetime.