'Reba McEntire's Christmas in Tune': 5 things you never knew about Reba McEntire

 Reba McEntire's Christmas in Tune's plot reunites the singing duo of Georgia and Joe Winter after their breakup

                            'Reba McEntire's Christmas in Tune': 5 things you never knew about Reba McEntire
Reba McEntire will be starring in 'Reba McEntire's Christmas in Tune' (reba/Instagram)

Deck the halls with boughs of holly, 'Tis the season to be jolly! Yes dear readers Christmas is almost here and the air has got a magical quality to it. Full of snow, gifts and the warmth of family the festival is awaited by everyone around the globe and what is Christmas without some good ol' carols? The answer: just not the same.

For all you Christmas-loving music enthusiasts out there Lifetime is bringing to your screens a fun and cheeky new Christmas movie that will get you swaying and singing along.  'Reba McEntire's Christmas in Tune' is the upcoming flick that will reunite the singing duo of Georgia and Joe Winter after their breakup for a one-time special performance on the insistence of the daughter Belle. Read on to know more about the cast portraying the singers in the movie!


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Reba McEntire as Georgia Winter

Reba Nell McEntire known mononymously as Reba is an American actress, businesswoman, and country music artist. The artist who started singing at age 5 is popularly known as the 'Queen of Country' after selling an astounding 75 million records worldwide.

Her acting career includes movies and shows like 'Tremors', 'Charlotte's Web', 'Spies in Disguise', 'Young Sheldon', 'Red Blooded' and more.

She also owns several businesses, including a clothing line

Did you know? Reba suffered a huge tragedy in March of 1991, when she lost eight members of her band and crew in a horrific plane accident. The band, along with her manager, a pilot and a co-pilot, were all killed when their charter jet crashed near San Diego. 

The actress and singer also has a big heart and had made philanthropic contributions by opening 'Reba's Ranch House' in Texas which incorporates holistic care by providing a calm setting and sensitive staff for connections to guests who have loved ones being treated at the nearby Texoma Medical Center. She also continues to be an active supporter of various charitable organizations including Habitat for Humanity, The Salvation Army, the American Red Cross, Feeding America, and Celebrity Fight Night. The Grammy award winner will be appearing as the lead in Lifetime's upcoming musical movie ''Reba McEntire's Christmas in Tune'.


John Schneider as Joe Winter

John Richard Schneider is an American actor and country music singer. He started acting at the age of 18 when he won the role of Bo Duke in the action/comedy series 'The Dukes of Hazzard'. At the height of the series' popularity, he also became a recording artist and a face of merchandise.

His entry into the music world in the 1980s saw him sign with Scotti Brothers Label and release a debut full-length album, 'Now or Never' which peaked at number 8 on the US Country Billboard charts. He is best known for his roles of  Jonathan Kent in the TV series 'Smallville' and James "Jim" Cryer in 'The Haves and the Have Nots'. His other works include 'Desperate Housewives', 'Glee', 'American Justice', 'Flag of My Father' and more.

His musical career spans nine studio albums and a greatest hits package, as well as eighteen singles. In addition to acting, h also owns and operates the John Schneider Studios (JSS) where he writes and produces independent films. Schneider will play the male lead in Lifetime's 'Reba McEntire's Christmas in Tune'.

John Schneider in 'Reba McEntire's Christmas in Tune' (Lifetime)

Other cast members

The rest of the cast consists of Candice King as Belle Winter John James as Richard, Norm Lewis as Duke, and Justin David as Troy.

Reba McEntire's Christmas in Tune' releases on November 26, 2021, on Lifetime.

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