ION Television Celebrates “Very Merry” Holiday Season With Five All-New Original Movies

The holiday season is when time-honored traditions are celebrated, and for more families each year, that includes watching ION Television’s lineup of festive movie titles. Following its most-watched holiday season ever in 2016, ION will debut the U.S. television premieres of five all-new original holiday movies beginning November 26th 2017. The “Very Merry” lineup also features more than 20 returning favorites, airing weekends in December through Christmas Day.

ION Television’s holiday movie season kicks off Sunday, November 26th, with the premiere of “Snowmance” at 9/8c PM. The following is a list of ION’s all-new movies for 2017, including their premiere dates and times.

“Snowmance” – Sunday, November 26th, 9:00pm ET
Cast: Ashley Newbrough, Adam Hurtig, Jesse Hutch, Tom Anniko, Lauren Cochrane, Tamara Gorski
Synopsis: No man is perfect enough for Sarah Groves, except perhaps the impressive snowmen she sculpts annually with her childhood pal, Nick. In mid-December, her snowman disappears, and in his place, materializes Cole, who seems too perfect for Sarah to be true.
Produced by: MarVista Entertainment

“The Spruces & The Pines” – Sunday, December 3rd, 9:00pm ET
Cast: Jonna Walsh, Nick Ballard, Tom Kemp, Kathy Harum, Ken Cheeseman, Sarah Fischer, John MacGregor
Synopsis: A Romeo and Juliet romance takes place among two feuding New England Christmas Tree lot families. Against their families’ wills, Julie Pine and visiting-from-Texas, Rick Spruce, fall in love, but are forced to hide their Yuletide relationship.
Produced by: MarVista Entertainment

“Runaway Christmas Bride” – Saturday, December 9th, 9:00pm ET
Cast: Travis Milne, Cindy Busby, Mark Milburn, Christos Shaw, Fiona Vroom, Mackenzie Gray, Bruce Dawson, Karen Kruper, Roz Murray, Christine Bortolin, Jeffrey Stephen
Synopsis: A runaway bride, Kate, making herself scarce for the holidays, meets a ski patrol rescuer, Jason, at a resort. Her December days begin to brighten, until her parents and jilted fiancé, Alex, show up at the mountain to reset the wedding for Christmas.
Produced by: Odyssey Media Inc.

“A Royal Christmas Ball” – Sunday, December 10th, 9:00pm ET
Cast: Tara Reid, Ingo Rademacher, Haley Pullos, Faune Chambers Watkins, Mykel Shannon Jenkins, Mira Furlan
Synopsis: Dateless for the Christmas ball, 39-year-old bachelor, King Charles of Baltania, tracks down his American college sweetheart, only to discover Allison has never been married, yet raised a 17-year-old daughter, Lily, who mathematically might be Charles’ biological princess.
Produced by: Hybrid Films

“A Christmas Cruise” – Saturday, December 16th, 9:00pm ET
Cast: Vivica A. Fox, Kristoff St. John, Jessica Morris, Rib Hillis, Corin Nemec, Nick Viall
Synopsis: When her best friend invites her along for a holiday themed sail, an aspiring novelist, Pam, unexpectedly finds the love of her life on board. But what will happen when the ship returns to port for Christmas?
Produced by: Hybrid Films

2 thoughts on “ION Television Celebrates “Very Merry” Holiday Season With Five All-New Original Movies

  • Stephanie

    I love all the Christmas movies. ❤️

  • Anastacia G.

    When will “A PRINCE for CHRISTMAS” (2015) be available for purchase on dvd? I adore this movie.

    P.S. I’m looking forward to this year’s Christmas movie premieres as well.


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