Christmas On the Bayou

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  • TV-PG
  • 2013
  • 1 Season
  • 6.2  (1,482)

In Lifetime's 2013 holiday film "Christmas On the Bayou," viewers are transported to a picturesque Louisiana town that is in full swing for the Christmas season. The movie stars Hilarie Burton as Katherine, a high-powered executive who is forced to return to her hometown after she is tasked with negotiating the sale of a local sugar cane plant. Tyler Hilton plays Caleb, Katherine's former high school sweetheart who still lives in the town and works for the plant. Randy Travis also stars as Mr. Greenhall, Katherine's boss and the owner of the plant.

From the opening scene, viewers are treated to a warm and inviting world full of Christmas cheer. The small town is beautifully decorated with lights, wreaths, and other festive decorations. Local shops and businesses are bustling with activity, and residents are seen going about their daily routines with smiles on their faces. It's clear that Christmas is a big deal in this community, and the filmmakers have done an excellent job of creating a cozy and welcoming atmosphere.

As Katherine starts her negotiations with Mr. Greenhall, she quickly realizes that it won't be an easy task. The town is fiercely protective of the plant and its employees, and Katherine's aggressive tactics aren't helping her win any favors with the locals. To make matters worse, Caleb is still harboring resentments from their past relationship, and the two of them butt heads at every opportunity.

However, as Christmas approaches, Katherine starts to soften towards the town and its people. She develops a special bond with a young girl named Lily, who is dealing with her own family drama. This relationship helps Katherine see the town in a different light and softens her towards the idea of selling the plant.

Throughout the movie, there are plenty of heartwarming moments that will make viewers feel good about the world. From Caleb's attempts to win Katherine back to the various Christmas traditions that the town participates in, there's a lot to love about "Christmas On the Bayou." The movie's climax takes place during the town's Christmas Eve celebration, which is an enchanting sight to behold. The decorations, lights, and music all come together to create a magical and memorable event.

As one would expect from a holiday movie, there are plenty of themes of love, forgiveness, and family. The movie's message is clear: no matter where you go in life or how far you may stray from your roots, there's always a place for you in your hometown or with the people who matter most. The performances from the cast are all solid, with Hilarie Burton and Tyler Hilton having great chemistry as the two leads.

Ultimately, "Christmas On the Bayou" is a sweet and charming holiday movie that's sure to warm viewer's hearts. The Louisiana setting is unique and refreshing, and the town's residents are all lovable characters in their own right. The movie is a great addition to the Lifetime collection of holiday films, and is sure to become a classic with fans of the genre.

Christmas On the Bayou is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (1 episodes). The series first aired on December 14, 2013.

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Christmas On the Bayou
1. Christmas On the Bayou
December 14, 2013
When successful New York marketing executive Katherine discovers her workaholic ways are taking a toll on her eight-year-old son, Zac, she decides to spend Christmas with him and her mother in her home town on the bayou. When Caleb tries to rekindle a childhood romance and convince her to move back home, Katherine is torn between the bright lights of the big city and the quiet, gentler rhythms of her Southern roots. Only a Christmas miracle orchestrated by Papa Noel (Ed Asner) can steer her heart to her true home. Hilarie Burton and Tyler Hilton star in this charming love story. Markie Post and Randy Travis co-star. (2013)
Where to Watch Christmas On the Bayou
Christmas On the Bayou is available for streaming on the Lifetime website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Christmas On the Bayou on demand at Vudu.
  • Premiere Date
    December 14, 2013
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (1,482)