Lifetime premieres films that are mini, Christmas movies

The Christmas movie year on Lifetime is coming with extra gifts this season. Along with the network’s    annual offerings of new vacation movies, each premiere will be followed by a 10-minute mini-movie and also will have an extended director’s cut off later in the year.

Yes, Lifetime is introducing super-sized Christmas films which the network promises will contain “extra footage that will bring even more insights into the characters’ journeys and in some cases their futures.”

Following is a peek at the original movies using their premiere dates.

8 p.m. Nov. 25, “Wrapped Up in Christmas.” A woman asks Santa to get a boyfriend because of her aunt (Tatyana Ali), a mall manager forced to cancel the rents of several stores at the holiday season. It will be followed at 10 p.m. using all the mini-movie “A Family for the Holidays.” The director’s cut for “Wrapped up in Christmas” airs in p.m. Nov. 27.

8 p.m. Nov. 26, “A Very Merry Toy Store.” The owners of two family businesses (Melissa Joan Hart and Mario Lopez) operate together to combat a big-box toy store that threatens them both. 10 p.m. mini-movie, “The Christmas Snowman.” The director’s cut of “A Very Merry Toy Store” airs in p.m. Dec. 23.

8 p.m. Dec. two, “Four Christmases and a Wedding.” A event planner (Arielle Kebbel) has a whirlwind romance with a man (Corey Sevier) she then learns has been transferred for his occupation. 10 p.m. mini-movie: “The Ugly Christmas Sweater.” Director’s cut of “Four Christmases” will soon be revealed 8 p.m. Dec. 11.

8 orgasmic Dec. 3 “My Christmas Prince.” When a teacher (Alexis Knapp) brings her boyfriend home for Christmas, his actual identity will alter her life. 10 p.m. mini-movie: “Offering Christmas.” Director’s cut of “My Christmas Prince” airs in p.m. Dec. 24.

8 p.m. Dec. 9, “Christmas in Mississippi.” A photographer (Jana Kramer) goes home to assist with a holiday series and learns it’s being conducted by her high school sweetheart that broke her spirit (Wes Brown). 10 p.m. mini-movie, “The Christmas Trap.” Director’s cut of “Christmas in Mississippi” airs 8 p.m. Dec. 25.

8 p.m. Dec. 16, “Snowed Inn Christmas.” Two authors (Bethany Joy Lenz and Andrew Walker) with nothing in common volunteer for a mission in Santa Claus, Indiana in which they are now working together save a historical inn. 10 p.m. mini-movie, “My Christmas Grandpa.” Director’s cut of “Snowed Inn Christmas” airs 8 p.m. Dec. 18.

Along with the six original movies, Lifetime has two additional Christmas premieres: “A Christmas Reunion” in p.m. Dec. 10 and also “A excellent Christmas List” in p.m. Dec. 17.