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[06/25/14 - 12:00 PM]
It's a Jolly Holiday as ABC Family Celebrates Christmas in June with the Half-Mas Merry-Thon
Available on the app for only two weeks, this playlist is sure to bring tidings of good cheer and chase the bah-humbugs out of any Scrooge.

[11/20/09 - 06:18 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 20
Updates include: Alicia Witt to have a "Backyard Wedding" at Hallmark; and a trio joins Jason Lee on TNT's "Delta Blues."

[04/21/09 - 10:04 AM]
The Debut Event of Original Movie "My Fake Fiance" Becomes the Season's No. 1 TV Movie in Women 18-34 and Cable's No. 1 Movie in Women 18-49
ABC Family spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[03/30/09 - 12:36 PM]
You Are Cordially Invited to Join Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence Starring in the Original Movie "My Fake Fiancé" Premiering April 19 on ABC Family
Nicole Tubiola, Diane Neal and Steve Schirripa also star in the film, "about two people who decide to get married for the money and gifts."

[11/07/08 - 02:04 PM]
ABC Family's Annual "25 Days of Christmas" Launches Monday, December 1st with Over 200 Hours of Holiday Programming
The programming stunt includes the premieres of "Snow 2: Brain Freeze," "Christmas in Wonderland" and holiday special "A Miser Brothers' Christmas."

[07/28/08 - 12:11 PM]
Mario Lopez Named Host of Telepictures Productions' Syndicated Entertainment News Magazine "Extra"
He'll replace Mark McGrath, who will be "leaving the show at his request in order to refocus on his musical career."

[02/25/08 - 03:24 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 25
Updates include: HBO's "1%," ABC Family's Brenda Hampton project get directors; Robert Nathan to revive "Women's Murder Club" for ABC; and pilot casting season heats up.

[12/18/07 - 09:47 AM]
A Good Man Is Hard to Buy in Oxygen Original Movie, 'Husband for Hire,' Premiering Saturday, January 19 at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
The original movie stars Mark Consuelos, Nadine Velazquez, Mario Lopez, Erik Estrada and Tempestt Bledsoe.

[11/12/07 - 04:58 PM]
Melissa Joan Hart and Mario Lopez Star in the Captivating Original Telefilm, "Holiday in Handcuffs," Premiering Sunday, December 9, During ABC Family's "25 Days of Christmas"
The original movie tells the story of "a modern young woman who has a breakdown at Christmas and desperately kidnaps a handsome guy to take home to her parents."

[11/01/07 - 01:35 PM]
It's an Incredible Holiday Season at ABC Family!
This year features over 200 hours of holiday-themed entertainment for the whole family from December 1-25.

[04/24/07 - 03:17 PM]
ABC Family Announces 2007 Summer and Fall Schedule
New series on tap include "Greek" and "Slacker Cats" as well as the return of "Kyle XY" and "Fallen."

[01/09/07 - 12:02 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 9
Updates include: ABC, CBS, NBC and the CW all order pilots plus Melissa Joan Hart and Mario Lopez are set to star in an ABC Family holiday movie.







HOLIDAY IN HANDCUFFS (ABC FAMILY)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
12/9/07
STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series in the can
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC Family's press release) Melissa Joan Hart ("Sabrina, The Teenage Witch") and Mario Lopez ("Dancing with the Stars") star in the romantic holiday comedy "Holiday in Handcuffs," a story about a modern young woman who has a breakdown at Christmas and desperately kidnaps a handsome guy to take home to her parents. Can she keep her misdeed a secret from her family and convince them that they are a happy couple or will their Christmas be ruined? The two-hour original movie will premiere during "25 Days of Christmas," SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9 (8:00-10:00p.m., ET), on ABC Family.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· June Lockhart as Grandma
· Kyle Howard as Jake Chandler
· Mario Lopez as Clay Martin
· Markie Post as Mom Chandler
· Melissa Joan Hart as Trudie
· Tim Bottoms as Dad Chandler
· Vanessa Lee Evigan as Katie Chandler
CREW INFORMATION:
· Craig McNeil as EP
· Jody Brockway as EP
· Ron Underwood as DIR
· Sara Endsley as WRTR
GENRE(S):
· mow
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available