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Lifetime Movie 'The Santa Con' Premieres Tonight, Stars Melissa Joan Hart, Barry Watson

The Santa Con premieres December 13 on Lifetime. Photo by Courtesy of Lifetime
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Lifetime Original Movie The Santa Con premieres on Saturday, December 13 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The film stars Melissa Joan Hart (Sabrina the Teenage Witch), Barry Watson (Hart of Dixie), Melissa Sagemiller (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit) and Wendy Williams.

Wendy Williams stars in The Santa Con.
Photo by Courtesy of Lifetime Copyright 2014
Small-time con man Nick DeMarcco (Watson) is ordered by his parole officer to take a minimum-wage job as a department store Santa during the holidays…and he hates it. Near the end of his first shift, he hastily promises a young boy, Billy (Tucker Meeks), that Santa will bring his estranged parents back together by Christmas. When his sister Rosemary (Melissa Joan Hart, Melissa and Joey) hears this, she is livid and can’t believe he would break a little boy’s heart with an empty promise. After a long night of soul searching – and with the help of an insightful female pastor (Williams) – Nick decides to make good on his promise to the child, somehow. But after meeting the boy’s mother Carol (Sagemiller), will Nick ultimately choose to put the happiness of others ahead of his own?

Watch a sneak peek of The Santa Con below:



The Santa Con is a production of Hartbreak Films, executive produced and directed by Melissa Joan Hart, and written by was written by David Breckman.

The cast includes Jaleel White (Family Matters), Scott Grimes (Party of Five) and John Ratzenberger (Cheers).

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