When Christmas Was Young what we know about the actors, storyline, and trailer

Here is everything you need to know about When Christmas Was Young‘s cast, including Tyler Hilton, Karen David, and other holiday favorites on CBS.

This merry Christmas movie was executive produced by Sheryl Crow.

Christmas and music go hand in hand, so we’re thrilled about When Christmas Was Young, a CBS original holiday film with brand-new music from executive producer Sheryl Crow. It’s one of three original films that CBS produced this Christmas season, and it joins a strong lineup of seasonal content on Paramount Plus.

The release date for When Christmas Was Young

On Sunday, December 18, When Christmas Was Young made its global television debut on Paramount Plus. Additionally, viewers in the US can watch on CBS at 8:30 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT.

The cast of When Christmas Was Young

Tyler Hilton and Karen David play key roles in When Christmas Was Young.

David is a multi-hyphenate performer who can sing and act with ease. She is well-known for her work on Fear the Walking Dead, Legacies, Once Upon a Time, and Galavant.

With roles in films like Christmas on the Bayou and The Christmas Contract, Hilton is also an actor and a singer/songwriter. He is no stranger to holiday flicks. He has been in many TV shows, but his work as Chris in One Tree Hill is what made him most famous.

When Christmas Was Young has the following CBS quick overview:

When Christmas Was Young, a Nashville music-themed film with a screenplay by bestselling author and screenwriter Robert Tate Miller (‘Hope at Christmas,’ Forever Christmas), will include award-winning musician Sheryl Crow as executive producer and writer of the film’s title song.

“The plot revolves around a brave music manager who needs a hit song for his last remaining client and who falls in love with a talented singer-songwriter who has given up on her dreams of becoming famous while trying to get the rights to a Christmas song she wrote many years ago. 

Shawn Williamson and Jamie Goehring from Lighthouse Pictures will executive produce alongside Tom Mazza, David Calvert-Jones, and Karen Glass from Everywhere Studios.

The following is a cast list for When Christmas Was young:

  • Melody Douglass, played by Karen David
  • Luke Dawson, played by Tyler Hilton
  • As Emily, Meghan Heffern (Sex/Life)
  • Snowpiercer’s Grace Sunar as Bailey
  • A Royal Christmas Match’s Jordana Largy as Kara
  • Dhirendra, in a sort of Smokey voice
  • Jayce Barreiro of Gone Mom portrays Brett Mayfield.
  • Deejay: Jake Foy (A Little Daytime Drama)
  • When Christmas Was Young, streaming

On December 18, When Christmas Was Young will debut on CBS and Paramount Plus worldwide. 

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