DUDE RANCH DEBUTANTE
By Ken Amorosano
DEBBE DUNNING, THE FORMER HOME IMPROVEMENT TOOL TIME GIRL TRADES HOLLYWOOD FOR THE HEARTLAND
When actress Debbe Dunning was asked to come up with a concept for a new show for RFD-TV, the idea was almost instant...
The actress best known for her role as Heidi the Tool Time girl from TV's "Home Improvement" now proves America’s dude ranches are alive and well and has set her sights on visiting them all.
Dunning delves into the history of each location, revealing the nuances of the region and the geographic uniqueness of each property.
She shares the backgrounds of the owners as well as the dedicated staff, painting a picture of what is so special about each ranch.
As a producer and host, she finds herself in front of the camera and coordinating duties behind the scenes.
She is playing a role, this time not as an actress, but as a conservationist who cares about the legacy of America’s dude ranches.
TAKING THE GIRL OUT OF THE CITY
Although her years out of Hollywood's spotlight has faded, her sense of humor and comedy timing has not.