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Road to Christmas (2018)

TV-G | | Family | TV Movie 4 November 2018
A TV producer is producing a Christmas Special for the 5th year but she is then told to co-produce it with the host's son. Initially, she's not too happy about it but - Christmas brings friends and families together.

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Allan Harmon

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Zac Hug
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessy Schram ... Maggie Baker
Teryl Rothery ... Julia Wise
Matreya Scarrwener ... Stacy Collins
Chad Michael Murray ... Danny Wise
Jeff Gonek ... David Wise
Cardi Wong ... Derek Wise
Rebekah Asselstine ... MJ
Marlie Collins ... Kate
Alisson Amigo ... Madeleine
BJ Harrison ... Claire
Rebecca Staab ... Lois Baker
Gaalen Engen ... Tom Baker
Mat Lo ... Bradley
Devon Alexander ... Joey
Latonya Williams ... Erin
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Los Angeles television producer Maggie Baker unwittingly falls for Danny Wise, the son and former producer of his mother's popular annual Christmas special Julia Wise Lifestyle. When Maggie's secret plan to reunite Danny and his two brothers with Julia during the live broadcast in Vermont goes awry, Maggie is reminded that above all, it is the love for family and friends that makes the merriest of Christmas.

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USA

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English

Release Date:

4 November 2018 (USA) See more »

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My Three Wise Men See more »

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CAD2,000,000 (estimated)
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Aired as the third of twenty-two original films in The Hallmark Channel's 2018 "Countdown to Christmas" lineup. See more »

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References It's a Wonderful Life (1946) See more »

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pretty bland
14 July 2019 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

In LA, TV producer Maggie Baker (Jessy Schram) works for home style guru Julia Wise (Teryl Rothery). With pressure from the network, Julia needs to change the Christmas special and recalls her son Danny (Chad Michael Murray) to the show. He used to produce the show before Maggie's time. Maggie's secret plan is to reunite the three Wise brothers for Julia.

It's the classic romantic clash of a devil-may-care cad and an uptight heroine. There isn't much more than that here. It's a Hallmark Christmas romance special. On a super superficial take, Jessy Schram used to play the fragile ingenue or the damsel in distress. Her stick figure really sells her fragility. That persona goes away over time. Quite frankly, Matreya Scarrwener may be a better fit for the role. Both would be fine. The romance is fine but it's nothing super. The premise is not that pun worthy. Also the other brothers are not the most charismatic. At the very least, they need to be comic relief. This is generally pretty bland although the family reunion is pretty sweet.


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