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Tamera Mowry-Housley (“The Real,” “Christmas Comes Twice”), Paul Campbell (“Turner & Hooch,” “Christmas by Starlight”) and Joe Pantoliano (Bad Boys for Life, The Matrix) star in “The Santa Stakeout” a new, original movie premiering Sunday, October 24 (8 p.m. ET/PT), on Hallmark Channel as part of the network’s annual “Countdown to Christmas” programming event, your home for the holiday.
About The Movie:
Tanya (Mowry-Housley) is a police detective who is reluctantly paired with fellow detective Ryan (Campbell) to solve a string of recent heists that have taken place during high-profile holiday parties around town. They go undercover as newlyweds Tasha and Rupert and move into the vacant house next to Mr. Miller (Pantoliano), the jovial chair of the community’s Christmas committee…and the prime suspect in the case. As Tanya and Ryan participate in the neighborhood’s holiday happenings to keep up appearances and crack the case, they become swept up by Christmas, begin to see each other in a new light and start to fall in love.
“The Santa Stakeout” is from Spy Road Productions Ltd. Allen Lewis, Harvey Kahn, Stephanie Germain and Tamera Mowry-Housley are executive producers. Arielle Port and Michael Shepard serve as co-executive producers. Charles Cooper is producer. Peter Benson directed from a script by Gregg Rossen & Brian Sawyer.