Alan Jackson is overrun by Christmas cheer … opens hometown Christmas shop to get rid of some of it

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Here's a thought that I bet would never have crossed your mind in a million years unless some blogger came along and put it in your head … how many Christmas decorations go into decorating five manions? 

I'm not sure how much Christmas crap it would take to decorate one mega mansion, let alone five, but apparently it's a lot more than you'd think … just ask Alan Jackson, who has come up with a novel way to unload some of his unneeded holiday decorations. 

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J.T. Hodges makes his acting debut tonight in ‘Finding Christmas’

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Update: I was told that if you missed the premiere of "Finding Christmas" it will air again on 12/21/13 at 4:00 pm EST and 12/22/13 at Noon EST. 

Romantic possibilities are plentiful when country music star J.T. Hodges makes his acting debut alongside Tricia Helfer (“Battlestar Galactica”), Mark Lutz (“Ghost Whisperer”) and Cristina Rosato (“Perfect Plan”) in the World Premiere of “Finding Christmas,” a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Sunday, December 15 (8pm ET/PT, 7C), part of the network’s celebrated “Countdown to Christmas,” TV’s top holiday destination. 

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The Oak Ridge Boys head out on their annual Christmas tour tomorrow

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Grammy Award-winning music legends The Oak Ridge Boys are set to celebrate the 24th Anniversary of their annual Christmas Tour in 2013 with a festive show featuring live performances of holiday classics and their biggest hits. Additionally, while Richard Sterban, Duane Allen, William Lee Golden, and Joe Bonsall are celebrating their 40th Anniversary of The Oak Ridge Boys, they have teamed with Compassion International as the official sponsor of the “Christmas Time’s a Comin’” Tour. 

“Over the course of our career we have worked with many children's relief organizations, but never have we seen a more positive response from our fans than we are seeing with Compassion International,” says Oak Ridge Boy Joe Bonsall. “I believe that folks are moved by Compassion International’s Christ-centered approach to feeding and educating needy kids around the world—and their amazing success rate, which is impressive! When folks sign up to help a hungry child there is a huge chance that THAT child will rise out of poverty and make a difference in the world. This is why we are excited and blessed to be working with this stellar organization.”

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