The Waltons’ Homecoming is a heartwarming film perfect for families to watch together during this holiday season. This film is executive produced by Emmy Award winner and Chair and President of Magnolia Hill Productions at Warner Bros., Sam Haskell. This classic American film is also backed by kathy ireland Worldwide as its sole presenting sponsor.
Faith, family, love, and inclusivity are all values that need more of a spotlight in television programming. With these important values included in shows, people can gain a sense of hope and peace while having a feel-good film to bond over. Bringing hope to families this holiday season is one of the reasons why kathy ireland Worldwide has decided to bring The Waltons’ Homecoming to screens. Kathy Ireland shared, “There is no one better than Sam Haskell—whose accomplishments in television are legendary and iconic—to bring this message of hope to our homes this Thanksgiving.”
As the Chair, CEO, and Chief Designer of kathy ireland Worldwide, Kathy Ireland wanted to be part of a project that would positively impact the American public. Aside from creating a film beloved by many, this project will also benefit Kathy’s unwavering support for children battling cancer. The film features music by seven-time Grammy Award winners Billy Davis Jr. and Marilyn McCoo. Additionally, TV Guide has already dubbed their stirring rendition of “Silent Night” as beautiful and soulful.
Both artists have also provided a vocal performance of the song “Do It,” used in commercials as a call to action to support the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation. Marlyn McCoo said, “Not everyone knows this, but Kathy Ireland serves as the International Chair for the NPCF.” So with every holiday purchase, kathy ireland Worldwide will make contributions to the NPCF. These artists have also partnered with kathy ireland Worldwide on their latest album Blackbird: Lennon-McCartney Icons. This album marked the return of McCoo and Davis Jr. to the Billboard charts after 35 years. This album and the song “Do It” are produced by their longtime collaborator Nic Mendoza.
The decision for kathy ireland Worldwide to be the sole presenting sponsor of The Waltons’ Homecoming is a wonderful gift to every family. And in partnering with NPCF CEO David Frazer, the positive impact is multiplied and benefits even more families, specifically those with children battling cancer.
This film and charitable endeavor is Kathy Ireland’s way of giving back after a successful year for the company. It is a celebration of kathy ireland Worldwide being the 15th most successful licensed brand in American history. This year also saw Kathy Ireland receiving awards such as the Business International Religious Freedom Champion Award from the IRF and an Icon Award from the International Home Furnishings Association. Kathy Ireland has also been named the youngest woman inducted into the Hall of Fame by Licensing International as America’s highest-ranked woman-owned licensing company.
The Waltons’ Homecoming stars Bellamy Young, Ben Lawson, Logan Shroyer and is narrated by the original John Boy, Richard Thomas. Kathy Ireland said, “For all who want to experience this film, please know that something wonderful is about to happen.” The film aired on The CW on November 28, with an encore showing on December 11. kathy ireland Worldwide is the sole presenting sponsor of the holiday film The Waltons; Homecoming. To learn more, you can visit this website.