GREAT AMERICAN FAMILY ANNOUNCES PRODUCTION START OF
‘MY CHRISTMAS HERO,’
STARRING CANDACE CAMERON BURE
NEW YORK, NY – April 18, 2023 – Great American Family, TV’s fastest-growing network for two straight quarters, today announced the start of production for MY CHRISTMAS HERO, starring Candace Cameron Bure (A Christmas Present, “Full House”), which will premiere as part of the network’s annual Great American Christmas franchise. Great American Christmas returns in October with original movie premieres Saturdays and Sundays, and 24/7 holiday movies through the end of the year.
In MY CHRISTMAS HERO, US Army reservist and orthopedic physician, Nicole Ramsey (Bure) is dedicated to serving military service members and their families at the Joint Military Base in Lacey, Washington, home of I Corps and the 62nd Airlift Wing. This Christmas, with the help of many dedicated heroes, Dr. Ramsey is on a mission to honor a special fallen soldier and bring much needed healing to her own family.
“We are proud to tell a story that honors our U.S. veterans this Christmas season. From WW2 to present day veterans, we shine the spotlight on their heroic work as well as aftercare needs. We have a talented cast and crew and are thrilled to bring it to our Great American Family audience,” says Candace Cameron Bure.
MY CHRISTMAS HERO is produced by Veteran Productions in Association with Candy Rock Entertainment and Syrup Studios. Mick McKay serves as Producer, and Martin Wood directs an original screenplay written by Jim Head. Executive producers include Candace Cameron Bure, Ford Englerth, Jeffery Brooks, Jim Head, Gerald Webb, Eric Jarboe, Holly Hines, Martin Wood, and Trevor McWhinney. Supervising Producers include Jonathan Shore, Robyn Weiner, Michael Shepard, and Doran Chandler serves as Associate Producer.
Photo Credit: Melissa Coulier
ABOUT GREAT AMERICAN FAMILY
Great American Family is America’s premiere destination for quality family-friendly programming, including original holiday movies, rom-coms and fan-favorite series that celebrate faith, family, and country. Great American Family is home to year-round seasonal celebrations including Great American Christmas, the network’s signature franchise featuring holiday themed movies and specials. Founded in 2021, Great American Family is part of the Great American Media portfolio of brands. Follow Great American Family on Twitter: @GAfamilyTV Facebook: @GAfamilytv Instagram: @gactv
ABOUT CANDY ROCK ENTERPRISES
Candy Rock Enterprises is a joint venture between award winning actress, producer and New York Times Best Selling Author Candace Cameron Bure and the full-service development and execution team behind Redrock Entertainment, Ford Englerth and Jeffery Brooks. Candy Rock’s Entertainment division develops, produces, and distributes television projects, lifestyle programming and feature length films with an emphasis on family-friendly content. Instagram: @CandyRock.Entertainment
ABOUT SYRUP STUDIOS
Syrup Studios is a Canadian deficit-financing studio focused on exceptional films, series, and international co-productions for global audiences. Syrup’s highly tailored approach to developing, financing, producing, and distributing content through entrepreneurial business models brings each compelling story to life.
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