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On December 4, the Lifetime holiday movie Too Close for Christmas will debut at 8 PM

When Hayley (Jessica Lowndes) accepts an invitation to spend Christmas with her sister’s new in-laws, her seemingly perfect holiday takes a turn when Luke (Chad Michael Murray), Hayley’s brother-in-law’s brother, unexpectedly shows up. Still harboring a grudge against Luke for ending her last relationship, Hayley reluctantly spends time with Luke and slowly realizes she may have been too quick a judge on Luke.

Here is a trailer for Too Close for Christmas.

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On December 4, the movie Mank will debut on Netflix.

The story centers on the life of Herman J. Mankiewicz (Gary Oldman) as he wrote Citizen Kane and the problems that arose with Orson Welles during production and leading up to the film’s release.

The cast includes Amanda Seyfried, Charles Dance, Lily Collins, Arliss Howard and Tuppence Middleton.

Here is a trailer for Mank:

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The comedy movie Godmothered will debut on Disney+ online on December 4.

This comedy, set at Christmas time, is about Eleanor, a young, inexperienced fairy godmother-in-training (Jillian Bell) who, upon hearing that her chosen profession is facing extinction, decides to show the world that people still need fairy godmothers. Finding a mislaid letter from a 10-year-old girl in distress, Eleanor tracks her down and discovers that the girl, Mackenzie, is now a 40-year-old single mom (Isla Fisher) working at a news station in Boston. Having lost her husband several years earlier, Mackenzie has all but given up on the idea of “Happily Ever After,” but Eleanor is bound and determined to give Mackenzie a happiness makeover, whether she likes it or not.

The cast includes Santiago Cabrera, Jane Curtin and June Squibb.

Here is a trailer for Godmothered:

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The new Hulu series The Hardy Boys, based on the classic story, will debut online on December 4.

After a family tragedy strikes, Frank Hardy (Rohan Campbell), 16, and his brother Joe (Alexander Elliot), 12, are forced to move from the big city to their parent’s hometown of Bridgeport for the summer.

Staying with their Aunt Trudy (Bea Santos), Frank and Joe’s quiet summer quickly comes to a halt when they discover their dad, detective Fenton Hardy (James Tupper) has taken on a secret investigation. Realizing that their Dad may be onto something the boys take it upon themselves to start an investigation of their own, and suddenly everyone in town is a suspect.

Here is a trailer for The Hardy Boys:

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On December 4, the new series Selena, based on the legendary, late Tejano singer, will debut on Netflix.

As Mexican-American singer Selena Quintanilla (Christian Serratos) comes of age and realizes her dreams, she and her family make tough choices to hold on to love and music.

Her parents will be played by Ricardo Chavira and Seidy Lopez.

Here is a trailer for Selena:

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The Australian streaming series The Commons will make its US and Canadian premiere on Sundance Now on December 3.

Set in a gripping vision of a near future, the series stars Joanne Froggatt as Eadie, who just wants a normal life, but the world around her won’t let her have it. A brilliant, 38-year-old neuropsychologist, she longs to have a child with her vector biologist husband, Lloyd (David Lyons), but multiple unsuccessful IVF treatments have put her dreams of motherhood on hold. Meanwhile, the world around her is in chaos, as global warming and parasitic diseases have made the divide between rich and poor even greater.

The show also stars Rupert Penry-Jones.

Here is a trailer for The Commons:

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The Lifetime holiday movie The Christmas Listing will debut on November 30 at 8 PM.

Julia Rogers (Lexi Giovagnoli) is an uptight, hardworking realty owner who has lost her Christmas spirit. She will have to spend five days at a Christmas Inn with her business competitor, Chad Everest (Travis Burns), in order to win over the badly needed listing of the Erickson Farmstead.

While competing to win the listing, Julia and Chad discover that they have more in common than they thought.

Greg Evigan co-stars.

Here is a trailer for The Christmas Listing.

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On November 29, the ION holiday movie A Royal Christmas Engagement will debut at 7 PM.

A Manhattan ad agency boss, John Holiday (John Schneider), entrusts Lauren (Paige Bach) to deliver the big pre-holiday client pitch, but only winds up annoying her when she’s teamed up with a European consultant. To Lauren’s surprise, this consultant turns out to be the handsome Prince Edward of Candashire (James Nitti), masquerading as his consultant pal to escape his royal duties for an incognito American Christmas.

You can see the trailer for A Royal Christmas Engagement here.

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On November 29, the Hallmark Channel movie If I Only Had Christmas will debut at 8 PM.

At Christmas, a cheerful publicist (Candace Cameron Bure) teams up with a cynical business owner (Warren Christie) and his team to help a charity in need.

Here is a trailer for If I Only Had Christmas:

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On November 29, the Lifetime holiday movie Once Upon a Main Street will debut at 8 PM.

Amelia Lewis (Vanessa Lachey) is super excited when she buys an available storefront, planning to open a year-round Christmas shop. But her celebration comes to a screeching halt when she discovers that Vic Manning (Ryan McPartlin) has also bid on the property. Amelia and Vic have the same idea, get to the seller – Elder Dubois (Patrick Duffy) in the next town – and convince him to sell his space to them. Despite the holidays, Elder is down in the dumps.

It’s the first Christmas without his wife, and he’s in no mood to chair the decoration committee for the “Battle of the Main Street” yearly holiday competition with the neighboring town. Hoping to win favor with Elder, Amelia and Vic volunteer to take over his duties.

After continually bickering and trying to one-up each other, the two combatants learn to work together and even get the merchants on Main Street to put aside their differences for the greater good. Everyone, including Amelia and Vic, realize that compromise is the key that leads to a happy – and romantic – ending.

Here is a trailer for Once Upon a Main Street.

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