Mario Lopez’s Colonel Sanders Has ‘A Recipe for Seduction’ in Lifetime Movie Spoof

KFC's branded content mini-movie will debut Sunday on the cable network


Lifetime’s latest original movie has all of the genre’s most familiar tropes—deception, threats, forbidden love and attempted murder—along with a surprising twist: One of the characters is KFC’s Colonel Harland Sanders.

Yes, this is a joke—but it’s also a real Lifetime movie. Or, actually, what the network is calling a “Lifetime original mini-movie.” A Recipe for Seduction—starring Mario Lopez as the KFC founder—is a 15-minute branded content collaboration from Lifetime, KFC and agency Wieden+Kennedy Portland, and debuts on the cable network this Sunday, Dec.

AW+

WORK SMARTER - LEARN, GROW AND BE INSPIRED.

Subscribe today!

To Read the Full Story Become an Adweek+ Subscriber

View Subscription Options

Already a member? Sign in