Christmas in Homestead

An actress heads to the Christmas-obsessed town of Homestead, Iowa, to shoot a holiday-themed movie. She is shocked when a romance blooms with Matt, a single dad. As she gets a taste of small-town life, she discovers the true meaning of Christmas.

Cast: Taylor Cole (The Originals) and Michael Rady (Jane the Virgin)

Genre: Christmas/Romance

Story by Rick Garman

Written by Rick Garman

Creative Status: Aired November 2016 on Hallmark Channel.

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  • “Christmas in Homestead” (Thursday, November 24) averaged a 2.7 HH rating and 3.4 million Total Viewers
    “Christmas in Homestead” elevated Hallmark Channel to be the highest-rated network among HH and W25-54 in Total Day on Thursday
  • Original movie became the highest-rated and most-watched ad-supported cable program of the day among HH and W25-54
  • In the 8-10 p.m. time period, the premiere propelled Hallmark Channel to rank #1 among HH, W18-49, W25-54 and Total Viewer ratings and delivery
  • Compared to the 2015 Thanksgiving night premiere of “Twelve Gifts of Christmas,” the original movie experienced viewership gains of +27% among W18-49, +19% among W25-54, +28% among A18-49 and +25% among A25-54