Turkey trouble? Sweet potato stress? Food Network all-stars Alton Brown, Giada DeLaurentiis, Bobby Flay and Ina Garten are on-call with expert adviceby jmaloni
Viewer questions answered in real-time during live, two-hour interactive event Saturday, Nov. 23
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, the show will air Saturday, Nov. 23, from noon until 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 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 at 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.