In the Lifetime TV movie Jim Henson’s Turkey Hollow, Aunt Cly invites her nephew Ron (Jay Harrington) and his two children, Annie and Tim, over for Thanksgiving Day. When the kids hear the story about an elusive monster living in the woods, they try to hunt him down. Along the way, they get lost and scared. It’s up to Aunt Cly and Ron to save them.
Aunt Cly is portrayed by Mary Steenburgen. She’s well recognized for her roles on the TV shows The Last Man on Earth (Gail Klosterman), Orange Is the New Black (Delia Powell), Justified (Katherine Hale), 30 Rock (Diana Jessup), Curb Your Enthusiasm (as herself). Steenburgen is also well known for her roles in the films The Help (Elain Stein), Elf (James Caan’s wife Emily), Step Brothers (Nancy Huff), What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (Betty Carver), Back to the Future (Clara Clayton), Parenthood (Steve Martin’s wife Karen Buckman), and Jonathan Demme’s 1980 film Melvin and Howard (Lynda Dummar, for which she won a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award), among others. P.S. She’s married to actor Ted Danson. Jim Henson’s Turkey Hollow will premiere on Lifetime on November 21 at 8pm. It will air again on November 22 at 12am and 5pm, and November 26 at 10pm.