Crossett Christmas display to compete nationwide on ABC Television Network

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CROSSETT, Ark. (KNOE 8 News & ABC) A Crossett, Arkansas family will be lighting up the skies and the ABC Television Network with their annual holiday light display. Sam Finney's display will compete in season three of "The Great Christmas Light Fight."

Finney's display will light up for the public Thanksgiving night and he is already proudly promoting his upcoming national television exposure.

You can see the show Mondays, December 7th, 14th and 21st on our sister station KAQY ABC at 7:00 PM. The Finney's display will be featured in the episode scheduled to air on Monday, December 21st.

Attached, you will find facts about the Finney's display as well as the rest of the families being featured this season.

From: ABC Entertainment & Freemantlemedia:

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas with ABC’s hit holiday decorating competition series “The Great Christmas Light Fight,” premiering MONDAY, DECEMBER 7 (8:00 p.m. ET/PT). Produced by FremantleMedia North America, the immensely popular series returns for a third season with all new celebrity judges, Carter Oosterhouse (HGTV’s “Million Dollar Rooms”) and Taniya Nayak (Food Network’s “Restaurant Impossible”).

“The Great Christmas Light Fight” features families and neighborhoods from across America decorating their homes to the extreme for Christmas with a total of $300,000 in prizes ($50,000 per episode) up for grabs. The series will air on MONDAYS, DECEMBER 7 (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET/PT), DECEMBER 14 (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET/PT) and DECEMBER 21 (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET/PT) with back-to-back episodes airing each night.

At the helm of this fiercely festive competition are the judges: interior designer and star of the Food Network’s “Restaurant Impossible,” Taniya Nayak; and one of America’s most recognized lifestyle experts and host of HGTV’s “Million Dollar Rooms” Carter Oosterhouse.

A native of India, Boston-based designer Taniya Nayak is known for designing many of New England’s hottest restaurants and lounges. As one of America’s premiere designers, she has made numerous appearances on national morning shows and home improvement programs. She is also a brand ambassador for ED On Air, Ellen DeGeneres’ home product line.

Carter Oosterhouse’s expertise in green-building solutions and eco-friendly designs makes him one of the most relevant and sought after lifestyle experts today. The instantly recognizable host has helmed several popular television series including HGTV’s “Million Dollar Rooms” and “Red Hot and Green.”

“The Great Christmas Light Fight” comes from FremantleMedia North America (“American Idol,” “America’s Got Talent”). Brady Connell and Max Swedlow are Executive Producers for the series. Jennifer Mullin is the Executive Producer for FremantleMedia North America.

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