Friday, January 15, 2021

Exclusive Clip: Essence Atkins Reaches Her Breaking Point in TV One’s Original Holiday Movie ‘Coins For Christmas’ [WATCH]

*TV One brings the holiday spirit with premieres of two new original movies, “Merry Wishmas” starring Tamela Mann (The Manns), David Mann, and “Coins For Christmas,” starring Stephen Bishop (Being Mary Jane), Essence Atkins (Marlon), TC Carson (Living Single), Kelly Price (Saints and Sinners) and Karlie Redd (Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta).

Click here to get the deets on “Merry Wishmas.”

Below is the “Coins For Christmas” synopsis:

Atkins plays single mom Madison, who gets fired from the bookstore she manages and comes home to find that the IRS has frozen her bank account due to delinquent taxes her ex-husband failed to pay. Desperate to pay bills and buy gifts for her children, she jumps into the ever-popular “gig economy.” That’s when she gets hired by arrogant, sidelined former professional football player Alec Darby (Bishop), who is also secretly on the verge of going broke. This odd couple butt heads time and time again but can the Christmas spirit help these two get past their bickering, and ultimately forge a lasting friendship?  

Scroll up and watch our exclusive clip featuring Karlie Redd.

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“Merry Wishmas” and “Coins For Christmas” will be featured programming during TV One’s Holiday Movie Marathon on December 24-25.

Written by Rhonda F. Baraka and directed by Jamal Hill, “Coins For Christmas” premieres Sunday, December 16 at 7/6C.

TV One will also air Christmas movies every Sunday until December 23.

Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is a screenwriter and freelance reporter from Chicago -- currently living in Los Angeles and covering A-list entertainment for various outlets, including Emmys.com. She has worked for: Miramax, MTV & VH1, The Jim Henson Company, Hallmark Channel, Paramount Pictures, and for iconic indie film producer Roger Corman.

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