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'The Fosters' Holiday Special Premieres Tonight

The Fosters Christmas episode premieres December 8.  Photo Credit: ABC Family
Brandon looks back on Callie and Jude's first Christmas with the Foster family in an all-new holiday-themed episode of The Fosters, airing Monday, December 8 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC Family.

As Callie and Jude spend their first Christmas with the Fosters, Callie feels the sting of still being an official foster kid while Jude's guilt over having been adopted has him overcompensating. Stef feels that Grandma Sharon's (guest star Annie Potts, Designing Women) gift giving is excessive, especially when she learns where the money is coming from. Lena must face her own bias against another family member.

Meanwhile, Jesus enters the neighborhood house decorating competition and is accused of cheating by his neighbor Mr. Nesbit (guest star Michael Fairman, The Young and the Restless).

Watch a sneek peek of the episode below:





The episode, titled "Christmas Past," was written by Joanna Johnson and directed by Norman Buckley.

The Fosters stars Teri Polo as Stef Adams Foster, Sherri Saum as Lena Adams Foster, Jake T. Austin as Jesus Adams Foster, Hayden Byerly as Jude Adams Foster, David Lambert as Brandon Adams Foster, Maia Mitchell as Callie Jacob, Danny Nucci as Mike Foster and Cierra Ramirez as Mariana Adams Foster.

Winner of 2014's Television Academy Honors Award and GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Drama Series, The Fosters is executive-produced by Jennifer Lopez, and created by Bradley Bredeweg and Peter Paige (Queer As Folk), who also serve as executive producers and writers, along with Joanna Johnson (The Bold and the Beautiful).

Greg Gugliotta, Elaine Goldsmith Thomas, and Benny Medina also serve as executive producers. The series is produced by Nuyorican Productions, Inc. in association with ABC Family.

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* Rosie O'Donnell Returning to 'The Fosters' for 2 Episodes in Early 2015
* 'The Fosters' returns Monday, January 19

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