Everyone’s favorite Nanny, Fran Drescher is starring in an original Lifetime Christmas Movie for the 2020 Christmas season. Following a successful lineup of Dear Christmas with Melissa Joan Hart, Feliz Navidad with Mario Lopez, and Too Close for Comfort with Chad Michael Murray, this one is up next! The Christmas setup is premiering Saturday, December 12, 2020.
The Christmas Setup Plot + Cast
It’s time for the holidays! Hugo and his best friend Madelyn who both work in New York, head home to Milwaukee over the holidays where his mom Kate (Fran Drescher) is in charge of all the local celebrations. As a notorious part-time matchmaker, Kate arranges for her son Hugo to bump into his friend and crush from high school. As they all spend their time together enjoying the Christmas festivities, Hugo and Patrick grow closer to each other which makes Kate’s matchmaking skills spot on!
However, when Hugo gets offered a big promotion which would require him moving out of the country to London, he must decide what is more important to him.
Who is Who in the Cast?
Ben Lewis as Hugo
Blake Lee as Patrick
Fran Drescher as Kate
Ellen Wong as Madelyn
Chad Connell as Aiden
The Cast Reacts
Ben Lewis announced his role in the Lifetime Christmas movie to his official Instagram. “COLLECT ‘EM ALL!*🎅🏼🎁🎄*#TheChristmasSetup trading cards (stale bubblegum included) may not be available this Holiday season, but you can still watch the movie Dec 12 on @lifetimetv in the US and Dec 18 on @ctvdrama in Canada!” he said.
Fran Drescher posted this photo with her TV movie son to Instagram from the set.
Fran also wished everyone a very Happy Hanukkah with a well known depiction of Yetta, her grandmother from The Nanny!
The Christmas Setup Photos
The Christmas Setup premieres Saturday, December 12, 2020 on Lifetime at 8pm ET/PT.
Courtney Rose is an Entertainment Writer at Feeling the Vibe Magazine based in New York. Pop culture and rom-com obsessed. Studied Journalism and is up to date on all the latest entertainment news. For tips or comments, email me at Courtney@feelingthevibe.com