Jackée Harry and Vivica A. Fox will star in the upcoming Lifetime movie A Christmas Intern.
The film centers on Cecilia (Harry), who discovers retirement isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. She decides to make a surprise visit to her daughter Alexis (Ciarra Carter), who created and runs online gift giving business “Cyber Santa.”
Cecilia becomes an intern at the company and bonds with her daughter as the two learn the importance of family during the holiday season.
Doug Rogers, Jasmine Avialotis and Michael Paré also star.
Vivica A. Fox executive produces the film, which is produced by Hybrid. David DeCoteau directs from a script written by Adam Rockoff. The movie will feature an original song by Jackée Harry.
A Christmas Intern is part of this year’s “It’s a Wonderful Lifetime” programming slate. Kicking off on Saturday, Nov. 18, the slate includes 12 new movies, which will air every Saturday and Sunday until Christmas.
Other movies in the slate include Tia Mowry and Buddy Valastro in Yes, Chef! Christmas with Luke Humphrey.
Jana Kramer, Adam Senn and Max Ehrich star in A Cowboy Christmas Romance, written by Sarah Drew.
Tatyana Ali and Jesse Kove star in The Holiday Proposal Plan.
Teri Hatcher is featured in Christmas at the Chalet.
These movies join Ladies of the ‘80s: A Divas Christmas, starring Loni Anderson, Morgan Fairchild, Linda Gray, Donna Mills, and Nicollette Sheridan.
Below are air dates for the films. Watch the trailer for the holiday slate above.
Christmas Plus One
Premieres Saturday, November 18 at 8p/7c
Stars Emily Alatalo and Corey Sevier
Planes, Trains, and Christmas Trees
Premieres Sunday, November 19 at 8p/7c
Stars Kathryn Davis and Olivier Renaud
Christmas at the Chalet
Premieres Saturday, November 25 at 8p/7c
Stars Teri Hatcher and William DeVry
Laughing All the Way
Premieres Sunday, November 26 at 8p/7c
Stars Paniz Zade and Jake Epstein
Ladies of the ‘80s: A Divas Christmas
Premieres Saturday, December 2 at 8p/7c
Stars Loni Anderson, Morgan Fairchild, Linda Gray, Donna Mills and Nicollette Sheriden
Premieres Sunday, December 3 at 8p/7c
Stars Elena Juatco and Ryan Bruce
A Cowboy Christmas Romance
Premieres Saturday, December 9 at 8p/7c
Stars Jana Kramer and Adam Senn
Written By Sarah Drew
Yes, Chef! Christmas
Premieres Sunday, December 10 at 8p/7c
Stars Tia Mowry, Buddy Valastro and Luke Humphrey
The Holiday Proposal Plan
Premieres Saturday, December 16 at 8p/7c
Stars Tatyana Ali and Jesse Kove
A Christmas Intern
Premieres Saturday, December 16 at 10p/9c
Stars Jackée Harry, Ciarra Carter and Vivica A. Fox
Merry Magic Christmas
Premieres Sunday, December 17 at 8p/7c
Starring Patricia Isaac and Andrew Dunbar
Mom’s Christmas Boyfriend
Premiering Saturday, December 23 at 8p/7c
Starring Jeananne Goossen and Zach Smadu
Silent Night, Fatal Night
Premieres Thursday, December 7 at 8p/7c on Lifetime Movie Network
Stars Alex Camacho and Matthew Pohlkamp