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“A Christmas Serenade” Starring Skye Townsend and B.J. Britt
Premieres Saturday, December 2 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

“Christmas of Yes” Starring Michele Weaver and Jeff Pierre
Premieres Saturday, December 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

“The Christmas Detective” Starring Javicia Leslie and Brad James
Premieres Saturday, December 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

“Christmas Revisited” Starring Tanyell Waivers and Jaime Callica
Premieres Saturday, December 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

Los Angeles, CA – OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announces the return of its annual ‘OWN For The Holidays’ programming event with four brand new holiday movies: “A Christmas Serenade,” “Christmas of Yes,” “The Christmas Detective,” and “Christmas Revisited.” Celebrating the true meaning of the season by putting love, friends and family first, these movies are set to premiere over four consecutive Saturdays at 9pm ET/PT beginning December 2.   

Saturdays 9pm-11pm ET/PT in December

 “A Christmas Serenade” premieres Saturday, December 2 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT
Starring Skye Townsend (“A Black Lady Sketch Show”) and B.J. Britt (“Being Mary Jane”) 


When Jeremiah returns home for the first time in years to play a gig with his band, he is recruited to take over as the minister of music for the annual Christmas Jubilee at his home church reigniting the feud, and romance, between the pastor’s daughter Willow.  

 “Christmas of Yes” premieres Saturday, December 9 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT 
Starring Michele Weaver (“Love Is”) and Jeff Pierre (“Shameless”)  


Amy Bell is a pro at turning down party invitations, vacations with friends, and even dates with eligible bachelors because she’s been laser-focused on her job. When her job is eliminated, her brother dares her to do something terrifying: say ‘yes’ to everything this holiday season.  

 “The Christmas Detective” premieres Saturday, December 16 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT 
Starring Javicia Leslie (“Batwoman”) and Brad James (Tyler Perry’s “For Better or Worse”)  


A former beauty queen-turned-private investigator finds her calling, reunites with an old flame, and spreads the Christmas spirit when she takes the case of a famous missing portrait at a boutique art gallery.  

 “Christmas Revisited” premieres Saturday, December 23 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT
Starring Tanyell Waivers (“Queen Sugar”) and Jaime Callica (Tyler Perry’s “Ruthless”)  


A group of old college friends gather for Christmas at their recently deceased friend’s mountain cabin as old resentments, secrets, and unexpected romance blossom.  

 The movies are all produced by MarVista Entertainment with Megan Ellstrom, Todd Y. Murata, Larry Grimaldi, Hannah Pillemer and Fernando Szew as Executive Producers.  

 About OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network 
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is the first and only network named for, and inspired by, a single iconic leader. Oprah Winfrey’s heart and creative instincts inform the brand and the magnetism of the channel. OWN is a leading destination for premium scripted and unscripted programming from today’s most innovative storytellers. OWN connects with its audience wherever they are, inspiring conversation among a global community of like-minded viewers on social media and beyond. Launched on January 1, 2011, OWN is a joint venture between Harpo, Inc. and Warner Bros. Discovery. The venture also includes the award-winning digital platform Oprah.com. Access OWN anytime on http://WatchOWN.tv or across mobile devices and connected TVs. 


 About Warner Bros. Discovery 
Warner Bros. Discovery  (NASDAQ: WBD) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates and distributes the world’s most differentiated and complete portfolio of content and brands across television, film and streaming. Available in more than 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, Warner Bros. Discovery inspires, informs and entertains audiences worldwide through its iconic brands and products including: Discovery Channel, Max, discovery+, CNN, DC, Eurosport, HBO, HBO Max, HGTV, Food Network, OWN, Investigation Discovery, TLC, Magnolia Network, TNT, TBS, truTV, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, Warner Bros. Film Group, Warner Bros. Television Group, Warner Bros. Games, New Line Cinema, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies, Discovery en Español, Hogar de HGTV and others. For more information, please visit www.wbd.com. 


 About MarVista
MarVista Entertainment, a FOX Entertainment Company, is a leading global entertainment studio, producing a variety of content across the world. With a library showcasing nearly 2,500 hours of content, and with an average of 80 new movies per year added to the company’s development and production pipeline, MarVista is one of the largest suppliers of movies to the worldwide marketplace.  With distribution from FOX Entertainment Global, MarVista titles can be seen in more than 125 global territories and is a pre-eminent programming partner to major streamers and media companies, including Tubi, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Peacock, Disney Networks, Warner Brothers Discovery’s Food Network, Discovery+, Lifetime, Hallmark Channel, E!, OWN, Nickelodeon, BET, as well as key international platforms. 

Last modified: October 24, 2023