'The Facts of Life' cast reportedly reuniting for holiday special
The cast of the 1980s sitcom "The Facts of Life" is reportedly getting back together for a holiday special.People Magazine says Kim Fields, Lisa Whelchel, Nancy McKeon and Mindy Cohn will star in Lifetime's holiday special "You Light up My Christmas" on Dec. 1.Lifetime says the film will center around Fields' character, who returns home before Christmas and reconnects with an old love interest. "The Facts of Life' was a spin-off of the popular show "Diff'rent Strokes. "For a trip down memory lane, check out more Eyewitness News archives inabc13.com
'Facts of Life' Cast Reunites for Lifetime's 'You Light Up My Christmas'
The cast of the '80s sitcom, Facts of Life, is coming back together for the holidays, appearing in Lifetime's festive new film, You Light Up My Christmas. Fields, 50, also executive produced the project, which is part of the networks Its a Wonderful Lifetime holiday programming lineup. We have a ball when we get to hang out personally and holidays are about family, memories and fun, Fields said in a statement. The film comes 40 years after Facts of Life premiered on NBC, as a spin-off to Diffrent Strokes. RELATED CONTENT:Alison Sweeney to Star in Blake Shelton-Produced Hallmark Christmas Movie (Exclusive)Anna Kendrick and Billy Eichner Dish on 'Noelle,' Disney+'s Holiday Movie (Exclusive)
'The Facts of Life' cast back together for holiday special
LifetimeHOLLYWOOD, Calif. - If getting the cast of "The Facts of Life" is on your Christmas list, you're in luck. "You Light Up My Christmas" will premier on Lifetime on December 1, and it will star Kim Fields, Lisa Whelchel, Mindy Cohn and Nancy McKeon, according to PEOPLE. Yes, that's right, the actresses who played Tootie, Blair, Natalie and Jo in the series that ran from 1979 to 1988. But while the movie will feature the old cast, it tells a new story. Fields plays Emma, who returns to her hometown two weeks before Christmas and connects with an old love interest to bring holiday festivity back to the town, according to Lifetime.