‘GREAT AMERICAN CHRISTMAS’ RETURNS IN OCTOBER,
EXPANDING TO 21 ALL-NEW ORIGINAL HOLIDAY MOVIES
TREVOR DONOVAN AND MERRITT PATTERSON REUNITE TO STAR IN CHRISTMAS BY CHANCE
NEW YORK, NY – March 15, 2023 – Great American Family, TV’s fastest growing network in Fourth Quarter 2022, announced today the network’s highly regarded program event, Great American Christmas returns in October with 21 all-new original movies. The expanded slate marks the popular holiday franchise’s largest Christmas movie offering to date. Coming to Great American Christmas this year, Trevor Donovan (“90210,” “Dancing With the Stars”) and Merritt Patterson (“The Royals,” Catering Christmas) reunite to star in the new holiday original, Christmas By Chance. Donovan and Patterson previously starred in Jingle Bell Princess with the duo becoming instant fan favorites in the new holiday classic. Great American Christmas original movies will premiere Saturdays and Sundays, with 24/7 holiday movies through the end of the year.
In Christmas By Chance, Addie (Patterson), a New York City chiropractor mistakenly receives a text from “Nana.” The accidental text turns into a loving friendship between the matronly Nana and Addie who now communicate regularly. Nana invites Addie to spend the holiday in Vermont. It is picture-postcard perfect and exactly as Nana described except for one surprise. Nana’s single son, James (Donovan), a traveling doctor is also home for the holidays. Over three consecutive years, James and Addie are together during the holidays, though it isn’t until they are both single that they begin to see each other in a different light.
Executive producers of Christmas By Chance are Brad Krevoy and Susie Belzberg Krevoy. Christmas By Chance is written by Cara J. Russell.
David Anselmo produces for HP Christmas Chance Productions Inc.
ABOUT GREAT AMERICAN FAMILY
Great American Family is America’s premiere destination for quality family-friendly programming, including original holiday movies, rom-coms and fan-favorite series that celebrate faith, family and country. Great American Family is home to year-round seasonal celebrations including Great American Christmas, the network’s signature franchise featuring holiday themed movies and specials. Founded in 2021, Great American Family is part of the Great American Media portfolio of brands. Follow Great American Family on Twitter: @GAfamilyTV Facebook: @GAfamilytv Instagram: @gactv
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