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Broadcasting Christmas (2016)

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Two news broadcasters who previously were in love fight for a position as a morning talk show host that they both want, ultimately finding what made them like each other so much in the first place.

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Peter Sullivan

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Michael Varrati (story), Topher Payne
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Melissa Joan Hart ... Emily Morgan
Dean Cain ... Charlie Fisher
Cynthia Gibb ... Patrice Montgomery
Jackée Harry ... Veronika Daniels
Richard Kline ... Stanley Morgan
Sophie von Haselberg ... Gina Serrato
Kathryn Leigh Scott ... Ruth Morgan
Joanna Howard ... Kate McQueen
Susan Shalhoub Larkin ... Shirley Henderson
Ash Santos ... Daisy (as Ashley Santos)
Krista Braun ... Abby
Todd Litzinger ... Jimmy Eubanks
Stephanie Fantauzzi ... Allison Davenport
Joyce Cohen ... Sylvia Fisher
Daren Kelly ... Fred Fisher
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Storyline

When her on-air partner decides to depart America's favorite morning show, "Rise and Shine's" Veronika Daniels announces that she will be choosing her new co-host from a handful of candidates that includes Charlie Fisher, a local NY newscaster who is the son of a broadcasting legend. However, when Emily Morgan, a human interest reporter for the local Connecticut station, makes an impassioned on-air plea to be considered for the job, the game changes for everyone as video of Emily's declaration goes viral and the network brass decide to put her in the running. Veronika delights in the healthy competition she sees brewing, and encourages the candidates to bring their A game in the segments and stories they do between now and the Christmas Day Telethon, when she will announce her choice. As the competition narrows, and it becomes clear that either Charlie or Emily are going to get the job, they begin to rediscover a spark between them that started long ago. Written by Happy_Evil_Dude

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This Christmas...Love is on the air


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 November 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Love in the Newsroom See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Aired as the seventh of nineteen original films in The Hallmark Channel's 2016 "Countdown to Christmas" lineup. See more »

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References Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993) See more »

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Only liked Melissa
24 November 2018 | by catfarmer1358See all my reviews

I'm not sure what it is about him, but I didn't find Dean Cain's character to be likeable at all. I'm sure he's a very nice guy, but I think that in this movie he's almost too nice. The fake kind of nice. I agree with the previous reviewer...Melissa (and the Christmas season) is the bright spot in this film. Maybe if she had a costar like Brennan Elliot it would've been a better movie.


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