'Facts of Life' stars reuniting for Lifetime Christmas movie

By Karen Butler

Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Facts of Life icons Mindy Cohn, Kim Fields, Nancy McKeon and Lisa Whelchel will star in the Lifetime holiday movie, You Light Up My Christmas.

"The holidays just got jollier and that's a fact!" the cable network tweeted Monday, along with a link to a news report about the project.


Fields, who is also an executive producer on the film, told she is responsible for the reunion.

"It's been amazing to work together again and have the ladies' input on their characters from their wardrobe to names, as well as provide fun inside jokes for fans," Fields said. said the movie will debut on Dec. 1 as part of the network's It's a Wonderful Lifetime programming banner.

The Facts of Life is a sitcom that initially aired 1979-88 and remains popular in reruns.

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