CBS Announces New Holiday Movies, Including One From Brad Krevoy Starring Amanda Kloots

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CBS Announces New Holiday Movies, Including One From Brad Krevoy Starring Amanda Kloots

By Movieguide® Staff

CBS has just announced they are ordering three new holiday-themed movies to air this December. 

One of those movies, called FIT FOR CHRISTMAS, will star THE TALK’s Amanda Kloots. She will also serve as an executive producer on the project. 

FIT FOR CHRISTMAS, produced by Brad Krevoy, who won the Epiphany Prize® for Inspiring Television Program for WHEN CALLS THE HEART:  THE GREATEST CHRISTMAS BLESSING. 

The movie tells the story of a Christmas-obsessed fitness instructor who falls in love with a businessman who wants to buy the community center she works at. 

The other two movies are WHEN CHRISTMAS WAS YOUNG, about a music manager who falls in love with a singer-songwriter, and MUST LOVE CHRISTMAS, about a romance novelist caught in a love triangle. 

Singer Sheryl Crow will executive produce WHEN CHRISTMAS WAS YOUNG, as well as write the title song. 

These upcoming movies are part of the network’s efforts to focus on original holiday movies. Last year, they released CHRISTMAS TAKES FLIGHT and A CHRISTMAS PROPOSAL. It looks like CBS is working to compete with GAC Family’s holiday content. 

Movieguide® previously reported on GAC’s thoughts on competing networks:

For years, Hallmark reigned as the top channel for family-friendly holiday movies under the leadership of Bill Abbott. A new focus on streaming during the pandemic has resulted in Netflix adding more holiday originals like JINGLE JANGLE and KLAUS.

However, Abbott left Hallmark and bought out the Great American Country Channel — now GAC Family — to create wholesome Christmas movies for the family. GAC Family is new to the race and seeks to offer families family-friendly content and faith-based programming.

“Not all Christmas movies are created equal, and at GAC we have the leadership team and the talent in place here who were instrumental in building the largest franchise in the holiday genre,” a GAC spokesperson told Vulture.

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