Lifetime’s ‘Merry Textmas’ Features The 12 Challenges Of Christmas

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Starring in Merry Textmas is Ariana Ron Pedrique (Dandelion, Heist), Rodrigo Massa (The Monkey Puzzle Tree, Cheat), and Luisa Muriel (The Five Juanas, Esta Historia Me Suena).

Timothy Kuryak (Wrapped Up In Love, Dashing Home For Christmas) wrote the script with Alba Gil (Triptych, Fatal Vows) directing.

What Is Lifetime’s Merry Textmas About?

According to The Futon Critic, app developer Gaby Diaz (Pedrique) is the last unmarried sibling. Moreover, the Diaz family all meet at abuela’s home in Oaxaca, Mexico. Oaxaca is known for its 12 Challenges Of Christmas, which is part of the Christmas festivities in that town.

Now, Gaby has to leave her tech-savvy town of Austin, Texas, for her family’s roots completely alone.

“When Gaby accidentally adds Alex Alvarado (Massa), a handsome graphic designer who’s lost touch with his own Mexican roots, to the family group chat, her well-meaning family decides to secretly invite him to join them in Oaxaca for Christmas. As they begin to play matchmaker for Gaby and Alex, can the Diaz family help Gaby and Alex recognize that each of them is actually the other’s perfect Christmas present?”

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Used with LIfetime’s permission

When Can You Watch Merry Textmas?

The premiere of Merry Textmas is on Sunday, December 4, at 8 p.m., Eastern, on Lifetime.

It’s A Wonderful Lifetime

Don’t miss Lifetime’s big Dr. Quinn reunion in their new movie A Christmas Spark. This movie stars Jane Seymour (Harry Wild, The Kominsky Method), Joe Lando (A Very Charming Christmas Town, The Bold And The Beautiful), Colin Milne (Smile For Me, Pilgrim Way), and Sharmaine Yeoh (So Help Me Todd, A Million Little Things).

According to IMDb, “It tells the story of recently widowed Molly who decides to visit her daughter for Christmas. She signs on to direct the town’s Christmas pageant and falls for Hank, the town’s most eligible bachelor.”

The premiere of A Christmas Spark is on Sunday, November 27, at 8 p.m., Eastern, on Lifetime.

Don’t Miss The 12 Days Of Christmas Eve

Finally, one of the most highly anticipated It’s A Wonderful Lifetime movies is The 12 Days Of Christmas Eve. This Christmas movie stars Kelsey Grammer, Spencer Grammer, Daym Drops, Lisa Gorlitsky, Mark Jacobson, Tempest Morgan, Elijah George, Stewart Scott, Charles “Buddy” Buder, Lucinda Carr, Alvin Keith, Stan McDermott, Amir Carr, and Charlie Carroccio.

According to The Futon Critic, after a car accident, an absentee divorced father is visited by Santa Claus and is required to repeat Christmas Eve 12 times, until he appreciates what he has in his life, and learns to right his wrongs.

Can he ever repair the relationship with his estranged daughter in time? Moreover, will he learn to appreciate what is in front of him?

The 12 Days Of Christmas Eve premieres on Saturday, November 26, at 8 p.m., Eastern, on the Lifetime Channel.

Georgia Makitalo

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