Hallmark finally said "gay rights"! It was announced today that Jonathan Bennett will co-star in "The Christmas House", Hallmark's first Christmas movie featuring a gay storyline. " Robert Buckley (One Tree Hill), Ana Ayora (In the Dark), veteran actor Treat Williams, Sharon Lawrence (NYPD Blue) and Brad Harder also star. It will premiere on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
A synopsis for "The Christmas House" reads: "Working through some difficult decisions, Mitchell family matriarch Phylis (Lawrence) and patriarch Bill (Williams), have summoned their two grown sons -- Mike (Buckley) and Brandon (Bennett) -- home for the holidays. It is their hope that bringing the family together to recreate the Christmas house will help them find resolution and make a memorable holiday for the entire family and community. As Brandon and his husband, Jake (Harder), make the trip home, they are anxiously awaiting a call about the adoption of their first child. Meanwhile, Mike reconnects with Andi (Ayora), his high school sweetheart."