Patricia Heaton to Host Food Network Show

“The Middle” and “Everybody Loves Raymond’s” Patricia Heaton is joining the Food Network’s daytime line-up to share her favorite party friendly foods and home entertaining how-to’s in the series “Patricia Heaton Parties.”

“While everybody knows Patricia Heaton as a talented and hilarious actress, until now only her family and friends have experienced her fantastic at-home parties,” said Bob Tuschman, Food Network g.m. and senior v.p. “Audiences will now get a humorous and intimate look, at home with Patricia, as she shares her tips and ideas for entertaining.”

The premiere episode of “Patricia Heaton Parties” will be Halloween-themed and will include guests like Heaton’s “The Middle” co-stars Brock Ciarlelli, Charlie McDermott, Jen Ray, Eden Sher and makeup artist Tyson Fontaine. Following episodes will include her 25th wedding anniversary to husband, actor David Hunt, a backyard meal with her sons and a ladies’ night.

The six-episode series premieres at 12 p.m. Oct. 24.

As featured on Variety.com.