Actress Jessy Schram, a fixture of the Hallmark family, returns to Hallmark Movie & Mysteries this weekend in the long-awaited Time for Them to Come Home for Christmas, co-starring Brendan Penny. The film is the fourth in the series inspired by the Blake Shelton song "Time for Me to Come Home" and the book by Dorothy Shackleford and Travis Thrasher. (Shelton is an executive producer of the movie.) A year ago, Schram found herself working with country music royalty (Wynonna Judd, Sarah Evans and Kix Brown) in the fantasy holiday-themed A Nashville Christmas Carol, so when I asked if the former Nashville star now only does Christmas movies associated with a country music pedigree, she laughed. "You know, I feel like I should put it in my contract," she said during an exclusive interview with MediaVillage. "I don't know where along the way they got that idea, maybe from my soul somehow, and I wanted to. But it's working out well. I guess (playing Cash Gray in) Nashville helped, so some seeds must have been planted along the way, like, 'She's comfortable with Nashville, let's give her all the country,' which I'm fine with!"
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