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Robert Buckley (“One Tree Hill”), Jonathan Bennett (Mean Girls), Treat Williams (“Chesapeake Shores”), Sharon Lawrence (“NYPD Blue”), Ana Ayora (“In the Dark”) and Brad Harder (“Aurora Teagarden Mysteries”) star in “The Christmas House” a new, original movie premiering Sunday, November 22 (8 p.m. ET/PT), on Hallmark Channel as part of the network’s “Countdown to Christmas” programming event, your home for the holiday.
About The Movie:
Working through some difficult decisions, Mitchell family matriarch Phylis (Lawrence) and patriarch Bill (Williams), have summoned their two grown sons – TV star, Mike Mitchell (Buckley) and Brandon Mitchell (Bennett) – home for the holidays. It is their hope that bringing the family together to recreate the Christmas house, will help them find resolution and make a memorable holiday for the entire family and community. As Brandon and his husband Jake (Harder) make the trip home, they are anxiously awaiting a call about the adoption of their first child. Meanwhile, Mike reconnects with Andi (Ayora), his high school sweetheart.
Robert Buckley created and developed the film, which is based on his family holiday tradition. “The Christmas House” is from Swift Productions. Robert Buckley and Sunta Izzicupo are executive producers. Allen Lewis is supervising producer and Charles Cooper is producer. Michael Grossman directed from a script by Robert Buckley and Erin Rodman.