THE CHICKEN SISTERS

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The Chicken Sisters

Lea Thompson

Schuyler Fisk

Genevieve Angelson

Wendie Malick

Themes

Setting

Merinac, Kansas

8-episode series

2024

The Chicken Sisters, based on the best-selling novel of the same name, is a delightful southern romance and family drama that unfolds in the charming, fictional town of Merinac, Kansas. Two rival fried chicken restaurants—Mimi’s and Frannie’s—have divided the founding families and stirred up quite a stir among locals. However, when an exciting cooking show. Kitchen Clash arrives in town, long-held secrets are revealed, igniting sparks of love and excitement all around! 🍗

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