'A Date By Christmas Eve': Release date, plot, cast and everything you need to know about Lifetime's holiday movie

Ever wanted to watch a Christmas movie that could also give you 'Black Mirror' vibes? Well, look no further than Lifetime's 'A Date By Christmas Eve'


                            'A Date By Christmas Eve': Release date, plot, cast and everything you need to know about Lifetime's holiday movie

Ever wanted to watch a Christma movie that could also give you 'Black Mirror' vibes? Well, look no further. Lifetime's 'It's a Wonderful Lifetime' schedule of Christmas movies has just the right movie for you, set to air just a few days before Christmas.

'A Date By Christmas Eve' is a fantasy reimagining of a world where dating apps and Christmas may not be the best combination. But hey, it's the holiday season, so it makes sense that an app turns magical just in the nick of time for Christmas.

Release date

'A Date By Christmas Eve' will air on Lifetime on December 22.

Plot

Chelsea Simms is the good-hearted brand strategist for The Nice List, a popular dating app. Based on how you swipe on potential matches, the app puts the person in either the nice list of the naughty list.

When Chelsea discovers that the app has given her magical powers, she begins to use her new ability to make all the "naughty" people in her life learn how to be good again. Is it too much power for one woman? Possibly.

And so, when the app goes awry, Chelsea's neighbor, Fisher, a kindly man who has always had a crush on Chelsea is magically added to the naughty list by mistake. It then becomes a race against time for Chelsea as she tries to set things straight for Fisher and herself just in time for Christmas Eve.

Cast

Vanessa Lengies

Actress Vanessa Lengies attends the GiveBack Hollywood Foundation's benefit for VH1 Save the Music Foundation on August 26, 2011, in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)

Vanessa Lengies is an actress best known for her roles in 'Glee' and 'Second Chance'. She plays Chelsea Simms.

Evan Williams

Actor Evan Williams arrives at the premiere of "Ride" at ArcLight Hollywood on April 28, 2015, in Hollywood, California (Getty Images)

Evan Williams is an actor best known for his roles in 'Versailles' and 'Awkward'. He plays Chelsea's neighbor, Fisher Dougherty.

Katherine Bailess

Katherine Bailess attends a private red carpet screening of "A Merry Christmas Match" By The Ninth House at Gary Marshall Theatre on September 25, 2019, in Burbank, California (Getty Images)

Katherine Bailess is an actress best known for her roles in 'Hit the Floor' and 'One Tree Hill'. She plays Keegan Collier.

Morgan Fairchild

Actress Morgan Fairchild arrives at the Gilbert Chagoury Chagoury Couture North American launch on April 28, 2010, in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)

Morgan Fairchild is an actress best known for her roles in 'Days of Our Lives', 'The Bold and The Beautiful', and 'Friends'. She plays Mrs. Kringle.

Director

Jake Helgren

Jake Helgren attends a private red carpet screening of "A Merry Christmas Match" By The Ninth House at Gary Marshall Theatre on September 25, 2019, in Burbank, California. (Getty Images)

'A Date By Christmas Eve' was written and directed by Jake Helgren. Helgren is known for 'A Merry Christmas Match', 'My Best Friend's Christmas', and 'A Christmas Arrangement'.

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