Media: Hallmark Media
Shenae Grimes-Beech (“The Detail”), Niall Matter (The Predator) and Beth Broderick (“Sabrina the Teenage Witch) star in “When I Think of Christmas” a new, original movie premiering Sunday, November 20 (8 p.m. ET/PT), on Hallmark Channel as part of the network’s annual “Countdown to Christmas” programming event. The movie features the original song of the same name co-written by six-time Grammy® Award winner Amy Grant, Matt Maher and Jason Ingram.
About The Movie:
Sara Thompson (Grimes-Beech) returns to her hometown just before Christmas to help her mother Anna (Broderick), who is downsizing from their family home to move into a condo. Sara is surprised to find her ex-boyfriend Josh Hartman (Matter) is back in town from Nashville and will be producing the annual Christmas concert. The two had once planned a life in music together but Sara left to study law. At Anna’s urging, Sara helps Josh with auditions by to accompany the hopefuls on piano. Slowly, the old flames reconnect and try to heal wounds, both old and new. When Sara discovers the music and lyrics for a song written long ago by her late father, she and Josh forge a bold plan for the upcoming Christmas concert that will lead them all back to their musical roots and make this a holiday to remember.
“When I Think of Christmas” is from Seasonal Road Productions Ltd.. Harvey Kahn and Stephanie Germain serve as executive producers. Allen Lewis, Arielle Port and Michael Shepard serve as co-executive producers. Charles Cooper serves as producer. Peter Benson directed from a script by Blythe Robe & Mike Robe. Music is by Sean William.