All The Holiday Movies Starring Brown Gals To Watch This Season!By Delaina Dixon | November 20, 2018 | Entertainment
Hello, lovely Divas! There’s nothing better than watching Christmas and holiday movies all season long! But let’s be real, sometimes, there is a lack of seeing ourselves enjoying some romantic holiday cheer.
Well don’t worry ladies, DivaGalsDaily has done our homework to list all the new movies starring fellow brown gals you’ll want to watch. Keep our list handy, and binge on holiday cheer and first kisses all season long!
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 21
My Christmas Inn (8 p.m., Lifetime)
Tia Mowry-Hardrict stars as Jen Taylor, a high-powered executive who inherits a small town inn in Alaska from her great-aunt Helen. Suddenly, Jen’s in charge of running a charming bed and breakfast and planning the town’s festive celebrities. Thank goodness there’s a local hunk, Steve Anderson (Rob Mayes) to guide her through this new life journey!
SATURDAY, Nov. 24
Christmas Everlasting (8 p.m., Hallmark)
Lucy (Tatyana Ali) makes partner in her law firm, just in time for Christmas. When she learns her sister with special needs has passed away, Lucy must return home to fulfill her sister’s last wishes. Luckily, it involves connecting with the very eligible Dondre T. Whitfield and hanging with co-stars Dennis Haysbert and the incredible Patti LaBelle.
Every Day is Christmas (8 p.m., Lifetime)
Toni Braxton plays Alexis Taylor, whose career as a money manager has left her a bit of a Scrooge. After she tells her employees they have to work on Christmas, she is visited by boyfriends of Christmas Past, Present and Future to remind her why she should believe in the holiday spirit once again.
SUNDAY, Nov. 25
Jingle Belle (8 p.m., Lifetime)
Tatyana Ali, the new queen of the holiday romance movie, plays Isabelle. While in school, Isabelle always performed at the annual Christmas Eve pageant with her high school honey Mike (Cornelius Smith Jr.). But she’s been gone for a long time, studying at Juilliard and perfecting her craft in New York City. Now it’s years later and she’s back in her hometown to perform once again. And guess who’s directing this year’s production?
The Truth About Christmas (9 p.m., Freeform)
Kali Hawk stars as Jillian, a successful political consultant, who has to spin the mayoral campaign for her boyfriend. But in a strange twist of Christmas mall fate, she suddenly can’t stop telling the truth. Will her overshare of honesty lead her to her true love?
A Wedding For Christmas (9 p.m., ION)
Haley Foster (Cristine Prosperi) is a successful wedding planner in the city. When her sister is getting married on Christmas Day, Haley has to return to her hometown where she connects with her sisterΓÇÖs childhood pal Carter (who’s undoubtedly handsome). Sparks will fly; are they enough to they keep Haley in her hometown for good? Vivica A. Fox also stars.
SUNDAY, Dec. 2
A Majestic Christmas (8 p.m., Hallmark)
Jerricka Hinton stars as Nell, an architect who has to turn a charming old playhouse into a modern multiplex in her hometown! Her first big gig will end the town’s Christmas tableaux tradition. Of course, things get even more complicated when the theater’s handsome new owner Connor (Christian Vincent) and Nell clash. But we know opposites attract!
The Christmas Pact (8 p.m., Lifetime)
Ever made a childhood pact with a friend? That’s the case for Sadie (Kyla Pratt) and Ben (Jarod Joseph) who planted a scrawny Christmas tree behind their church when they were eight. They swear to spend every Christmas together. As they grow up — and so does the tree — will they be able to keep their pact and realize their friendship has grown into true love? Also stars A Different World vets Kadeem Hardison and Jasmine Guy, who play Sadie’s parents.
Life-Size 2 (9 p.m., Freeform)
Tyra Banks is back as Eve, the doll who comes to life. She enters the world of Grace Manning (Francia Raisa), the 20-something CEO of Marathon Toys, the huge toy company most famous for manufacturing the iconic doll. Grace is having a hard time accepting the notion that she will take over the family business. Luckily, Grace’s old Eve doll can help get Grace back on track.
FRIDAY, Dec. 7
Christmas Lost and Found (8 p.m., Lifetime)
Whitney Kennison (Tiya Sircar), a New York City event planner, is gifted the family’s cherished Christmas ornaments from her grandmother. When she misplaces them, Whitney suddenly finds herself on a wild scavenger hunt to retrieve the family heirloom. She winds her way through the streets of New York City to find the missing ornaments, and yes, maybe love too along the way.
SATURDAY, Dec. 8
Rent-An-Elf (9 p.m., ION)
Pitch star Yohance Biagas Bey is the foil between a budding romance of her ex-husband, played by Sean Patrick Thomas, and a woman he hires to help him set up Christmas.
Memories of Christmas (8 p.m., Hallmark)
Christina Milian plays Noelle, who inherits everything after her mother passes, including the guy who is responsible for decorating mommy’s splashy Christmas spread. He convinces her to let him continue the tradition, and Noelle to embrace her mother’s legacy as a Christmas queen.
SUNDAY, Dec. 16
A Gingerbread Romance (8 p.m., Hallmark)
Tia Mowry-Hardrict does holiday romance number two! She stars as Taylor, an architect tasked to build a life-sized gingerbread house in a small town. She partners with Adam (Duane Henry), the local baker and single dad, with promises that the contest will raise his profile. We’re pretty sure these two will cook up some romance!
SUNDAY, Dec. 23
Christmas Made to Order (8 p.m., Hallmark)
Alexa PenaVega stars as holiday coordinator, hired by a handsome single dad to bring Christmas joy to his family. Neither expects the Christmas spirit to bring them closer — to each other.