Summer Nights Movie Countdown Schedule
Check out the schedule of the Top 15 movies that aired during the Summer Nights Movie Countdown Labor Day weekend!
Stranded in Paradise
Aired Sunday, September 2 at 3pm/2c
Tess Nelson (Vanessa Marcil) is a poised and confident human resources executive who is aiming for a well-deserved promotion, but when her boss informs her she's being laid off instead, Tess is furious and worried about letting down her demanding mother, Mona (Cindy Pickett). Determined to use a business trip to an HR convention in Puerto Rico to score a new job, she is discouraged when the trip is a disaster from the start and an approaching hurricane makes it impossible to fly home. But, after bumping into a handsome fellow traveler, Carter (James Denton), Tess opens up to the possibilities beyond her desk job, and the couple's adventures on the island bring them closer while the hurricane rolls in. With help from a fearless and friendly local, Stella (Gladys Rodríguez), Carter, and Tess take shelter. Will Tess' unanticipated risk lead her to a happiness she never dreamed of and a love that goes beyond a week in paradise? Starring Vanessa Marcil and James Denton.
Aired Sunday, September 2 at 5pm/4c
When a widowed suburban mom, who’s recently gone back to school, takes an internship and enters the fast-paced tech world of millionaire “app-trepreneurs,” she discovers that although life seems to be a lot more digital, love needs to be a lot more real. Starring Rachael Leigh Cook, Lucas Bryant, and Travis Milne.
My Summer Prince
Aired Sunday, September 2 at 7pm/6c
Mandy Cooper is a young executive assistant aspiring to become a PR executive. She gets an opportunity to develop her skills in Greenbriar, Idaho. In that small town, Prince Colin of Edgemere, a handsome British monarch with a history of scandalous behavior, is arrested for defacing a landmark while making a public appearance. Things get complicated after Mandy sets out to repair Colin's image, and the young publicist wonders if she can save her own reputation and still have a chance at summer love. Starring Taylor Cole and Jack Turner.
Love at Sea
Aired Sunday, September 2 at 10pm/9c
Event planner Olivia gets a game-changing opportunity to organize a major event on a luxury Caribbean cruise, hosted by her best friend, cooking and wellness star, Alexandra. Olivia meets her match in the charming Tony, who is on a trial run as Cruise Director, but they must work together to make the cruise go off without a hitch, for the sake of their careers and friendships. Starring Alexa PenaVega and Carlos PenaVega.
Summer in the City
Aired Monday, September 3 at 12am/11c
When a small town woman with Midwestern charm is given a big promotion managing a store in the Big Apple, she tries to adopt a big city personality and it leads to disastrous results. Realizing it’s better to be true to herself, she lets her personality shine and it becomes the secret to her success in work and in love. Starring Julianna Guill, Marc Bendavid, Vivica A. Fox, Marla Sokoloff and Natasha Henstridge.
Summer in the Vineyard
Aired Monday, September 3 at 2am/1c
In the sequel to Autumn in the Vineyard, Frankie and Nate are now a couple and are gearing up for Summer Fest, the town's largest event. They can't wait to reveal their new wine and put the vineyard on the map. But when an issue with the wine puts things in jeopardy, both the relationship and the partnership will be put to the test. Starring Rachael Leigh Cook and Brendan Penny.
Eat, Play, Love
Aired Monday, September 3 at 4am/3c
Veterinarian Dr. Carly Monroe makes it a habit to stop by the local dog shelter as often as possible because she loves dogs and secretly loves the shelter’s owner, Dan. Unfortunately, he has agreed to marry his glamorous TV personality girlfriend and move to the Big Apple. With Dan’s big move looming, his sister decides to take matters into her own hands. Starring Jen Lilley, Jason Cermak, Lee Majors, Lindsay Wagner, and Lucie Guest.
Summer of Dreams
Aired Monday, September 3 at 6am/5c
Fading pop star Debbie Taylor is on the verge of losing everything – including her freedom – when she runs away to suburban Ohio where she finds her way into teaching music to a talented group of misfit kids. As she lays low and taps into the kids’ talents in an attempt to become relevant again, she begins to realize that fame isn’t everything. Starring Debbie Gibson, Robert Gant, and Pascale Hutton.
Sun, Sand & Romance
Aired Monday, September 3 at 8am/7c
Kate is a driven publishing exec visiting a summer resort with her boyfriend Eric. There she runs into Shep, an old high school friend and fellow camp counselor, who is now the Activities Director. Shep tries to convince her to take advantage of all the resort has to offer. She reluctantly caves when Eric is pulled away on business. As carefree Shep helps Kate rediscover her fun side; Kate helps Shep to stop hiding from life and realize his own potential. In the end Kate must make a choice. Starring Tricia Helfer, Paul Campbell and Scott Elrod.
Love on Safari
Aired Monday, September 3 at 10am/9c
After Kira inherits a wildlife reserve in South Africa, she travels there to meet the no-nonsense head ranger, Tom. When she learns the reserve is in financial jeopardy and she may have to sell it to her uncle's competitor, Tom urges her to save it by taking her on a safari in hopes that she will fall in love with the land, the animals, and hopefully him. Starring Lacey Chabert, Jon Cor and Brittany Bristow.
Love at the Shore
Aired Monday, September 3 at 12pm/11c
Successful and driven single mom Jenna Thompson writes teen novels, and she has only five weeks to deliver the next one to her publisher. So, this year’s annual beach vacation with her kids Nick (Luke Loveless) and Ally (Reagan Shumate), will be a working vacation for Jenna. Upon arrival, the family soon meets their new next-door neighbor, confident, devil-may-care surfer Lucas McKinnon, with whom they will be sharing walls and a patio for the next month. Lucas cranks up his music at night, sleeps late, and allows Tank to run around at will. Jenna bangs away at her novel with little success, often blaming Lucas’ loud volleyball matches and irregular hours for her inability to progress. However, after Lucas finds himself bonding with Nick and Ally, Jenna begins to see a different side of Lucas, and when the two find themselves alone together one evening for dinner, each begins to see the other in a whole new – and attractive – light. Starring Amanda Righetti, Peter Porte and Hallmark Channel's Happy the Dog.
Pearl in Paradise
Aired Monday, September 3 at 2pm/1c
Alex, a photographer for a travel magazine, and Colin, a best-selling author, team up to find an elusive Fijian “pearl.” As both of their careers hang in the balance, their treasure hunt in a Fijian valley might lead them to find the only treasure that really matters. Starring Jill Wagner and Kristoffer Polaha.
A Summer to Remember
Aired Monday, September 3 at 4pm/3c
Jessica Tucker, a widow and successful doctor, is trying to juggle work and family when she learns she’s up for the top job at the hospital. For a well-deserved vacation, Jessica books a stay at a resort in Fiji so she and her daughter can disconnect and bond. During her stay, Jessica strikes up a friendship with Will, the charming owner of the resort. As Jessica and Will spend more time together, she begins to relax and starts to wonder if this island paradise can give her the life – and love – she’s always hoped for. Starring Catherine Bell and Cameron Mathison.
Aired Monday, September 3 at 6pm/5c
A romance novelist with writer’s block and a celebrity chef suffering from a bad review accidentally end up staying at the same French villa for the summer. As they attempt to share the house and mend their personal lives, they find that what they’re really missing is more of a personal matter. Starring Hilarie Burton and Victor Webster.
Season for Love
Aired Monday, September 3 at 8pm/7c
It’s been years since high school sweethearts Tyler and Corey saw each other and now they’re back in Red Rock, Texas, competing in the Annual BBQ Cook-off. She just lost her job as a sous chef in San Francisco and he’s flying in from New York to be the festival’s celebrity chef. Definitely coming from different places in their lives, they still feel the same about being back home and cooking great BBQ. But even with three bestselling cookbooks, his own product line, three restaurants and his own TV cooking show in the works, Corey is reluctant to get back to all the big city hoopla. And even though Tyler has just been offered the position of head chef at a new Bay Area restaurant, she’s not ready to leave her hometown. It could just be the heat of the cooking competition, but sparks have definitely been flying between these two. In fact, right up until the final moment of the cook-off, no one knows who will claim victory…and it might just be the people of this All-American town who will come out the winners. Starring Autumn Reeser and Marc Blucas.