Ree Drummond has been running her Pioneer Woman empire since starting her blog in 2006. From there, Food Network snubbed her for their TV series. With a show and lifestyle brand already under his belt, Drummond forges a new frontier: acting. He is a part of Food Network’s debut film, candy coated christmas.
‘Candy Coated Christmas’ stars Food Network star Ree Drummond
Author, chef, television host, and celebrity lifestyle mogul are titles that Drummond has already earned. leading lady fans are excited to see him candy coated christmas, Food Network’s holiday-themed original film. She plays the owner of a confectionery shop named Bee.
Due to premiere on Discovery+ on November 19, the film also stars John McCook bold and beautiful and their daughter Molly McCook. Aaron O’Connell and Jay Suh Park round out the cast for the love story.
as per logline from Search, the setting of the story is in the peppermint capital of the world. Molly Gallant (McCook) is a marketing maven. He sets out to start his own business, but then receives bad news about his funding. Her father urged her to take her vacation travel plans from a Hawaiian beach to her mother’s hometown.
Packed for the beach, Molly arrives at the icy Peppermint Hollow, where she first meets the owner of Bee’s Bakery, Bee (Ree Drummond), who makes her a home to the friendly denizens living in the Peppermint Capital of the World. Warmly introduces. The Winters family, Noah (Aaron O’Connell), Kim (Lee Garlington) and Dakota (Landry Townsend), currently renting out the house of Molly’s mother, invite her to live with them and give them a visit from their childhood. provide lost connection. Memories and the prospect of a new ‘mining’ business begin to take shape.
Food Network hopes to attract viewers with themed fare
With so much success in the culinary entertainment and reality television space, Food Network seemed destined to move into scripted TV. As a brand, the network is trying to capitalize on its popularity in holiday content. However, this is an experiment in new programming.
According to Kathleen Finch, Chief Lifestyle Brand Officer of their Discovery, this is a move that makes sense for their audience.
“Last year, nearly 60 million viewers watched Food Network between Halloween and New Year’s Day,” she said in a media statement. “Food Network fans live for the holidays, so making a Christmas movie featuring one of our biggest stars is an exciting way to expand our offerings and showcase incredibly popular talent like Ree. Made a Christmas movie that only we can do – it’s a perfect gift for our passionate fans.”
in an interview with Hollywood Reporter, Finch said he hopes to attract super fans to the streaming platform based on Drummond’s larger female audience. Fans can subscribe to Discovery+ for $4.99 per month, and watch the film on November 19.
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