Alton, Giada, Bobby and Ina will answer viewer questions in real time during live, two-hour event on Sat. Nov 23, 12-2pm ET
Turkey Trouble? Sweet Potato Stress? Dessert Disaster?
NEW YORK - November 5, 2013 - The biggest names on Food Network take on the biggest food holiday of the year in the two-hour special Thanksgiving Live!, co-hosted by Alton Brown, Giada DeLaurentiis, Bobby Flay and, in her first Thanksgiving Live! appearance, Ina Garten. On Saturday, November 23rd from 12 - 2 pm ET/PT (west coast will be taped), viewers will help run the action via social media and Skype calls, making this fully interactive event a one-stop destination for the best in expert food advice this holiday season.
From turkey tips to decadent dessert suggestions and everything in between, Alton, Giada, Bobby and Ina are here to answer questions and offer real-time advice for every home cook planning a Thanksgiving feast. In addition to doling out their own helpful hints, time-saving strategies and holiday entertaining expertise, each will present their own unique take on a Thanksgiving Turkey. They will also reveal Food Network's Top 20 Thanksgiving Tips from over the past 20 years, in a nod to the network's birthday.
"Thanksgiving Live! has become an annual tradition and this year is all about giving viewers direct access to their favorite stars - imagine getting your turkey questions answered by Alton, Bobby, Giada and the Barefoot Contessa herself," said Bob Tuschman, General Manager and Senior Vice President, Food Network. "Our all-star panel's expertise will guide and inspire viewers to create an unforgettable holiday meal."
During the live show, viewers can submit questions via Facebook (facebook.com/foodnetwork), Twitter (twitter.com/foodnetwork, handle @FoodNetwork, hashtag #ThanksgivingLive) and Skype. Post-show, additional Food Network talent (to be announced) will be available via Google+ Hangout for even more interactive Thanksgiving content.
Thanksgiving Live! is produced by IMG Productions.