Lifetime’s ‘Reba McEntire’s Christmas In Tune’ Includes New Songs

Lifetime Reba used with permission from Lifetime Press Site

Reba McEntire is starring in the new Lifetime movie, Christmas In Tune. Starring alongside the country superstar is John Schneider (The Dukes of Hazzard, The Haves And Have Nots), John James (Dynasty, Find Her: A Noir Obsession), Candace King (The Vampire Diaries, Dating Rules From My Future Self), Norm Lewis (Da 5 Bloods, Scandal), Kourtney Hansen (Nashville, Christmas At Graceland), Megan Alexander (Inside Edition, Nashville), Justin David (NCIS: New Orleans, Dynasty), and Ashley Safer Fossick (Why We Breathe, Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff: The Kristine Carlson Story).

In addition, Mike Sharits, Robert Way, Austin Copps,  Reegus Flenory, Monica Johnson, Daniel Chioco, Canyon Sharits, Wesley Spangler, Abbigale McCullough, and Whitney Buckner also star.

What Is Reba McEntire’s Christmas In Tune About?

It’s A Wonderful Lifetime presents Reba McEntire’s Christmas In Tune. What is this movie about? According to The Futon Critic, years after their personal and professional breakup, the singing duo of Georgia (McEntire) and Joe Winter (Schneider) agree to reunite. This was after their daughter, Belle (King), asks them to participate in a Christmas charity concert.

However, they soon find themselves getting back in tune on stage and off.


Reba Shares Why She Loves Music Over The Holidays

A Lifetime Christmas movie makes a lot of sense to Reba. Speaking to KGET, she shared her feelings about music and the holidays. “Music goes a long way with getting everybody in the holiday mood, and it’s also given us a chance to reflect on the year that we’ve had, all the wonderful things that have happened and our many blessings, and we remember the reason for the season.”

In addition to enjoying what music can do over the holidays, McEntire also enjoys being part of the holiday movies because of the music. This is one big circle of happy, and she contends, “So, I love to be a part of television during the Christmas holidays.”

John Schneider On Songs In Lifetime Christmas Movie

What was realistic about Reba McEntire’s Christmas In Tune was that prior to filming, they heard and worked on the music for the film. When they got on set, they performed that same music. John Schneider confirmed that this all felt so natural. “So we really kind of had the opportunity to do everything that in the music world we’d been doing for decades, dare I say it, and it was so wonderful to sing with Reba.”

Moreover, Schneider had never sung with Reba before. He admitted even more:

“This is actually the biggest musical production that I’ve ever done on camera.  So I very much looked forward to it.  It didn’t scare me.  It kind of wrapped itself around me like a warm, Christmas blanket.”

However, blankets were the last thing either wanted. They filmed this Lifetime movie in the middle of summer, in the hot Nashville sun. But the warmth they are radiating is certainly the Christmas spirit.

Be sure to watch Reba McEntire’s Christmas In Tune on Friday, November 26, at 8 p.m., on Lifetime.

Georgia Makitalo

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