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Genie Francis To Appear on 'Home & Family' Primetime Holiday Special

 Cristina Ferrare and Genie Francis on Home & Family's second annual priemtime holiday special.
The second annual primetime holiday special of Home & Family, the network's Daytime Emmy nominated original series, premieres Monday, November 24 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark Channel.

Co-hosted by Mark Steines & Cristina Ferrare, Home & Family will share an intimate evening of special guests, music, dance performances, holiday DIYs and of course the spirit of the holidays. Special guests include Lacey Chabert (Party of Five), Candace Cameron-Bure (Full House), Marilu Henner (Taxi) and Genie Frances (General Hospital). The show's family members Shirley Bovshow, Kym Douglas, Paige Hemmis, Matt Iseman, JJ Levenstein, Debbie Matenopoulos, Tanya Memme, Laura Nativo, Jeanette Pavini, Matt Rogers, Sophie Uliano and Kenneth Wingard join in for a "special night for the whole family."

Show highlights include the following:
* Cristina Ferrare brings special guests into the kitchen to prepare a special holiday feast.

* Matt Rogers is joined by fellow American Idol stars Blake Lewis, Elliott Yamin, Nadia Turner, Brandon Rogers, Mikalah Gordon and Vonzell Solomon for holiday carols.

* The elite acrobatic group Acro Army (finalists on America’s Got Talent) treats us with their inspirational and visual acrobatic performance.

* Acclaimed Australian vocalists Aria will perform "O Holy Night" and "Hallelujah."

The holiday special will also include all the cooking, crafts and DIY tips you need to prepare your home and your family for the holiday season.

Home & Family emanates from a 2,800 square foot working home on the Universal Studios back lot. From the home, Steines, Ferrare and their expert guests present the best in cooking, crafting, decorating, health, financial advice, pet care, lawn and garden tips, with musical and other live performances from some of Hollywood’s biggest stars.

Woody Fraser is the creator of Home & Family. Marty Tenney is the executive producer and Bob Levy is the director of Home & Family from Woody Fraser Enterprises.

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