A Dad for Christmas

A Dad for Christmas (also known as Me and Luke) is a Lifetime original movie, produced for CTV by Shaftesbury, that premiered on December 9, 2006. It won the 2007 DGC Craft Award for Best Family TV Movie.


Me and Luke is a family story about a young father and his newborn son. Matt, who is nineteen, goes to the hospital to see his baby. At the hospital, he discovers, his young girlfriend has already made arrangements for a couple to the adopt their baby boy. Matt has no family and when he sees Luke for the first time, like fathers everywhere, he falls in love with him. He finally has made the connection he's longed for. With the adoption imminent and no means to stop it - Matt takes Luke out of the hospital to his grandmother's house. The three form an off-kilter family unit. But can Matt and Luke win against the odds and stay together as a family…?

— Shaftesbury


Louise FletcherGlennie
Kristopher Turner*Matt Blessing
Jack ShepherdBert
Lindsay AmesPam
Emma Taylor-IsherwoodMegan Eubanks
Catherine DisherBeverley
Daniel KashJim Benson
Lachlan MurdochCharlie Benson
Carolyn DunnLisa
Sean McCannJudge Mease
Philip AkinRichard
Matt BaramYoung Father
Sarah RobichaudWard Nurse
Sandi RossBarb
Patrick GarrowOfficer
Dino BellisarioHenry Duncan
Joanne LatimerBarb Peterson
Toni GratesKate Duncan
Karen IvanyHaley Novak
Miranda EdwardsYoung Nurse
Lynn WeintraubDoctor
Jacqueline McLeodMarge
James KirchnerMr. Grant
Ted LudzikForeman

* - Nominated for the 2007 Gemini Award for Best Actor in a Dramatic Program

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