HALLMARK CHANNEL'S "COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS" IS BIGGER THAN EVER!
CASPER VAN DIEN AND RACHEL WILSON STAR IN "CHRISTMAS BABY," A HALLMARK CHANNEL ORIGINAL MOVIE WORLD PREMIERE HOLIDAY 2012
When a pair of feuding colleagues are thrown together after their siblings fall in love, they have to learn to get along in time for their nephew's birth on Christmas Day. Casper Van Dien ("Shiver") and Rachel Wilson ("Saw III") star in the World Premiere of "Christmas Baby," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie premiering Holiday 2012. Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" is the biggest holiday destination on television, premiering more original holiday programs than any other network.
Kyle Lockwood (Van Dien) and Jenna Ford (Wilson) two lawyers at a prestigious law firm could not be more different. Kyle, a designer clad conservative and Jenna, his global warming concerned liberal counterpart are constantly butting heads. After working at the same law firm for years, Jenna thought she finally rid herself of Kyle after moving to San Francisco. However, when Jenna and Kyle's siblings fall in love, it binds them together by default. When Jenna and Kyle visit them for Christmas, the couple immediately fly out the door and to the hospital as Jenna's sister goes into labor. As Jenna and Kyle watch over their niece, Karen, they learn that their siblings have been experiencing severe financial problems and are facing foreclosure. However, they are hoping to win the "Christmas Baby" radio contest and receive $25,000 dollars in prize money to help save their house and family's future. While Trisha and Jim are at the hospital, Jenna and Kyle take a more practical approach and tackle the problem head on, agreeing to pay off the bills and split the cost. After a round of botched attempts to help their siblings, Jenna, Kyle, and their niece Karen are forced to wait out a blizzard in a stable and sparks begin to fly between them. While a Christmas miracle of its own, Jenna and Kyle are going to need more
fire power than a few sparks to save their siblings house and make it to the hospital in the midst of a blizzard.
"Christmas Baby," is a Chesler/Pealmutter Production. Lewis Chesler, David Perlmutter, Rob Vaughn are executive producers. Marek Posival is the producer. Jonathan Wright directed from a script by Rob Vaughn.
Hallmark Channel, owned and operated by Crown Media Holdings, Inc., is a 24-hour basic cable network that provides a diverse slate of high-quality entertainment programming available in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) to a national audience of over 87 million subscribers. The top-tier program service is distributed through approximately 5,500 cable systems and communities as well as direct-to-home satellite services across the country. Hallmark Channel is the nation's leading destination for quality family programming with an ambitious slate of original TV movies and specials, as well as some of television's most beloved sitcoms and series, including The Golden Girls, Frasier, Little House on the Prairie, and The Waltons. Since 2010, Hallmark Channel has also been home to original daytime lifestyle programming and is debuting two new daily series, Home & Family and Marie, on October 1, 2012. Hallmark Channel's sibling network is Hallmark Movie Channel, also available in HD and SD, which focuses on family-friendly movies with a mix of classic theatrical films, presentations from the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame library, original Hallmark Channel movies and special events.