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Desperately Seeking Santa Preview: ABC Family's Holiday Movie Airs Later This Month

Set to air on ABC Family later this month as part of the network’s annual 25 Days of Christmas event is the TV movie Desperately Seeking Santa, which combines romance with holidays the way so many TV holiday movies seem to do. We have a couple of clips from the movie, which is sure to be adorable holiday fun.

Desperately Seeking Santa, which I will most likely mistakingly refer to as Desperately Seeking Susan at least once at some point, prompting weird flashbacks of Madonna’s early attempts at acting, stars Laura Vandervoort as a “steely marketing executive” who sets up a contest to search for a “sexy santa” as part of a marketing ploy for a mall. This puts her life on the path to collide with David (Nick Zano), a guy who wants to win the Sexy Santa contest for the prize money, which could help save his family’s restaurant.

The clips below offer a look at Vandervoort’s character Jennifer pitching the “Sexy Santa” idea, and an early encounter with Nick Zano’s David.

A steely marketing executive gets more than she bargained for when her “Sexy Santa" contest winner turns out to be more than just a handsome face in the ABC Family original movie premiere of "Desperately Seeking Santa" on Sunday, November 27 (8:00 - 10:00 PM ET/PT). Starring Laura Vandervoort (V, Smallville) and Nick Zano (2 Broke Girls, The Final Destination), this romantic holiday movie airs as part of the Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas programming event.

Kelly West
Kelly West

Kelly joined CinemaBlend as a freelance TV news writer in 2006 and went on to serve as the site’s TV Editor before moving over to other roles on the site. At present, she’s an Assistant Managing Editor who spends much of her time brainstorming and editing feature content on the site.