Friday, October 14, 2022

Lifetime's It's a Wonderful Lifetime Christmas Lineup; Zooey Deschanel Joins Apple TV+ Dramedy

Get ready for the most joyful holiday season yet! Lifetime announces its holiday movie slate for the network's annual It's a Wonderful Lifetime programming event, kicking off November 5 with new movies every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday all season long! Lifetime is the place to be for holiday cheer, featuring your favorite talent both on the screen and behind the scenes! Melissa Joan Hart executive produces and directs her fourth Lifetime movie with Santa Bootcamp. Sarah Drew writes and executive produces Reindeer Games Homecoming. Kelsey Grammer, Mario Lopez, Jana Kramer, Brooke Elliott, Keshia Knight Pulliam and Kirk Franklin all pull double duty this year by starring in and executive producing their films. Additionally, EGOT winner Whoopi Goldberg executive produces A New Orleans Noel and 7-time Grammy Award Winner, Toni Braxton, serves as executive producer on A Christmas Spark. Other talent around the tree this year includes Rita Moreno, Patti LaBelle, Jane Seymour, Joe Lando, Jodie Sweetin, Justin Bruening, Naturi Naughton, Luke James, Brandon Quinn, Danny Pintauro, Mario Cantone, Emily Kinney, Tim Reid, Brad James, Georgia Flood, Spencer Grammer, Ariana Ron Pedrique, Rodrigo Massa and Maria Menounos.

In case that's not enough excitement for you - get ready for It's a Wonderful Lifetime Holiday Movie Preview hosted by Sarah Drew! This special will highlight Lifetime’s upcoming 2022 Christmas Movies and will premiere on Lifetime VOD October 27. Grab a cup of cocoa and enjoy sneak peeks, cast interviews and behind the scenes footage from this year's holiday lineup.

It's a Wonderful Lifetime 2022 Premieres


Zooey Deschanel

Apple TV+ announced that Emmy and Grammy Award-nominee and Critics Choice Award winner Zooey Deschanel has joined the highly anticipated third season of Physical, its hit, half-hour dramedy starring and executive produced by Rose Byrne and hailing from creator, writer and executive producer Annie Weisman, and produced by Tomorrow Studios. Deschanel (New Girl, 500 Days of Summer, The Dating Game and the upcoming Dreamin' Wild and Harold and the Purple Crayon) will play 'Kelly,' a network sitcom star who decides to enter the burgeoning Fitness Industry.

Set in the idyllic but fragile beach paradise of sunny 1980s San Diego, Physical is a half-hour dark comedy following Sheila Rubin (Byrne), a quietly tortured, seemingly dutiful housewife supporting her smart but controversial husband's bid for state assembly. But behind closed doors, Sheila has her own darkly funny take on life she rarely lets the world see. She's also battling a complex set of personal demons relating to her self-image... that is, until she finds release through the unlikeliest source: the world of aerobics. Season two found Byrne having successfully launched her first fitness video only to encounter some new and bigger obstacles on her path. She is torn between loyalty to her husband (Rory Scovel) and the values he represents, and a dangerous attraction to someone else. And since she's no longer the only game in town, she finds herself having to outrun some fierce new competitors on the road to building a full-fledged fitness empire.


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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 20)

Friday, May 24

  • Jennifer Lopez (South Central) - Watch Jennifer on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G./The Carmichael Show) - Tiffany appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Kristen Wiig (Palm Royale/Bless the Harts) - Kristen is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Fred Armisen (Los Espookys/Forever/Final Space) - Fred sits in with The 8G Band on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jennifer Love Hewitt (Shaky Ground) - Jennifer is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


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