The Truth About Christmas is a Freeform original move that was originally premiered on November 25, 2018, as part the channel's first annual month-long Kickoff to Christmas event. Filmed in Canada, it has been nominated for the Canadian Cinema Editors Award for film editor Eric Goddard.
Follows Jillian, a successful political consultant, confident in her ability to put a spin on anything whose next big project is the upcoming mayoral campaign for her boyfriend, George. On the way to meet George's family for the first time during the holidays, an unusual confrontation with a toy store Santa results in a drastic change in Jillian where she cannot stop herself from wildly spilling the truth. Jillian must find a way to make it stop before her holidays, her job and her relationship are ruined.
|John Koensgen||Mr. Festerman|
|Dan Lett||Bob Beauman|
|Carrie Marston||Community Member|
|Jolanta Mojsej||Mrs. Festerman|
|Carolyn Scott||Barb Beauman|
|Xavier Sotelo||Juan Guttiérrez|
|Sydney Van Delft||Lacey|
|Patti Hovey (uncredited)||Partygoer|
|Megan Weckwerth (uncredited)||Passerby|
|Freeform Original Movies|
|Family Channel Era (1996-97)||Christmas Every Day • The Christmas List|
|Fox Family Era (1998-2000)||Like Father, Like Santa • The Ghosts of Christmas Eve • Special Delivery|
|ABC Family Era (2001-15)||Three Days • Picking Up & Dropping Off • Christmas in Boston • Chasing Christmas • Santa Baby • Christmas Do-Over • Christmas Caper • Holiday in Handcuffs • Snowglobe • Snow 2: Brain Freeze • The Dog Who Saved Christmas • Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe • The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation • Christmas Cupid • Desperately Seeking Santa • 12 Dates of Christmas • Home Alone: The Holiday Heist • The Mistle-tones • Christmas Bounty • Holidaze|
|Freeform Era (2016-present)||Holiday Joy • Angry Angel • The Truth About Christmas • Life-Size 2 • No Sleep 'Til Christmas • Same Time, Next Christmas|