It tells the story of a New York publicist who takes a job in a small town in Montana. Baxter (Kristin Chenoweth) is a headstrong and popular New York City publicist. Now, having no one to spend Christmas or New Years with (except her sister's dog), E. starts to look for a new job, though with Lillah account black-balling her all over the city, E. has no one else to turn to except her boastful sister Roz.
The film had its world premiere on Lifetime on December 5, 2009. is extremely disappointed to find that her "job" is working at a Chamber of Commerce bureau with no secretaries or office, except her cheerful co-worker Jan Lucas (Anna Chlumsky).
The story takes place in Kalispell, Montana, United States, but the film was shot in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. seemingly has the "perfect life"; a beautiful condo, a loving fiancé, a great job, and an excellent boss. J.'s world takes a turn for the worse when she catches her fiancé Noah having an affair with her boss Lillah at the office Christmas party, resulting in E. breaking Lillah's expensive Gucci pump shoe, and breaking off her engagement with Noah. to take up a job offer in Kalispell, Montana, to lure corporate retreats for a year.
December by Phillipa Ashley with the teleplay adaptation written by Jon Maas.
Anna Chlumsky, Aaron Abrams, Stephen Huszar, and Peter Mooney also star. to the town's barbecue where they raise money for equipment for the Kalispell Search & Rescue team.
is determined, and starts one by one to convince every member of the rescue squad to pose.
eventually becomes successful even persuading Mayor Bob Baker, much to Will's dismay as he won't be needed because there are only twelve months but thirteen men on the squad. J.'s opinion about Will and vice versa soon change when E. is invited to an abseiling party and is goaded by Will to try abseiling for the first time.
12 Men of Christmas is a 2009 American romantic comedy television film made for the Lifetime Television network. that they raise money by holding various events, triathlons, pancake breakfasts, bake sales, etc. runs into arrogant Will Abrecht (Josh Hopkins), a member of the rescue squad, swimming in Robert's pool. receive leftovers of Kalispell's local calendar which Jan believes is boring because it shows everyday Montana scenery.
Directed by Arlene Sanford and starring Kristin Chenoweth, the film is based on the novel Dating Mr. Marci Hempel and Eric, members of the search and rescue team. and if they don't raise enough money all of the tourists will go to more popular destinations such as Idaho or Aspen. J drives over to former client Robert Lazaar's chalet to take photos to lure CEO's for corporate retreats. The two immediately get into an argument, as their sparring occurs partly into the movie.
is outraged and turns down his offer to sponsor the calendar, getting successful Chicago businesswoman Sonia Kendall to sponsor it instead, liking E. When everything seems to be going perfectly, Mike comes by to tell E. that he is completely nervous and that there's no possible way for him to be convinced to pose.