For nine seasons, Della Reese was the head angel in charge on the CBS series "Touched by an Angel."
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This weekend, she puts on the proverbial wings again - or does she? - in a holiday film for the God-friendly cable channel GMC.
"Christmas Angel" (premiering Saturday Nov. 24 and re-airing Sunday Nov. 25 at 7, 9 and 11 p.m. EST) stars the veteran actress as a mysterious lady who is thought to be an angel by the girl next door, Olivia. When the woman moves into the home, Christmas wishes suddenly begin to come true for people in the town, leading Olivia to believe that her neighbor was sent directly from the heavens.
Turns out the woman, Elsie Waybright, was a famous singer who hadn't had a hit in years. The fame is long gone and she has moved into the vacant house - disgruntled and toting a bunch of secrets.
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