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Dec
15

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Dolly Parton’s ‘Coat of Many Colors’ Movie A Ratings Hit

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Most-Watched Film on Broadcast Networks Since May 2012

“Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors” captivated the hearts of 13 million when the TV-movie aired on NBC Thursday night.

The heartwarming film about following your dreams, having faith and keeping love alive despite tough times attracted 13 million viewers and a 1.8 in adults 18-49. It was the most watched movie on broadcast TV in more than 3 years.

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Dec
7

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Dolly Parton’s ‘Coat of Many Colors’ Sweepstakes Offers Amazing Prizes

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Dolly Parton wants to provide one lucky winner, and three guests a once-in-a-lifetime getaway to the Great Smoky Mountains, which includes a tour of her own Tennessee Mountain Home, by providing chances to win the “Coat of Many Colors” Sweepstakes.

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Dec
5

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Dolly Parton and Cassadee Pope To Perform On Dec 8 Episode of ‘The Voice’

THE VOICE -- "Season 8 Logo" -- Pictured: -- (Photo by: NBC)

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Parton to Offer Advice to Semi-Finalists and Sing Heartfelt Song “Coat of Many Colors”

Country music legend Dolly Parton will perform one of her most personal and beloved songs, “Coat of Many Colors,” on the Tuesday, Dec. 8 (8-9 p.m.) live telecast of NBC’s Emmy Award-winning musical competition series “The Voice.”

Also taking the stage will be country star and “Voice” season three champion Cassadee Pope, who will perform her latest single, “I Am Invincible.”

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Nov
20

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Dolly Parton Releases Sneak Peek of ‘Coat of Many Colors’ Movie

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“Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors” Airs December 10 at 8 p.m. CST / 9 p.m. ET on NBC

There won’t be a dry eye around the television when “Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors” airs December 10 on NBC. Parton and NBC released a three-minute preview of the upcoming TV-movie based on the Country Music Hall of Famer’s 1971 hit “Coat of Many Colors.”

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Oct
8

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Don Henley Talks About Land and Hopes and Dreams

Don Henley still can remember the smell of fresh dirt when he played as a child. And lying on his back in the big corn field of his family’s farm, he would gaze up to the expansive blue Texas skies. The stalks of corn looked like skyscrapers to the young boy.

“It wasn’t like the movie ‘Field of Dreams’ where baseball players were coming out of the corn but it gave me a place to dream,” the native Texan reflected during his visit to the Country Music Hall of Fame. “When the mind opens up you can think and dream.”

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Oct
2

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Kenny Rogers Raises $60,000 for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

September 27, 2015 Pigeon Forge, Tn. Kenny Rogers Kenny Rogers Performs at the Celebrity Theater at Dollywood © Curtis Hilbun / AFF-USA.COM

September 27, 2015 Pigeon Forge, Tn.
Kenny Rogers Performs at the Celebrity Theater at Dollywood
© Curtis Hilbun / AFF-USA.COM

Dollywood Concert Series Raises over $635,000
for The Imagination Library.

Dolly Parton’s long time friend and duet partner Kenny Rogers returned to Dollywood this past weekend to help raise money and awareness for her Imagination Library, a book gifting program for kids from birth to age five. Just days after announcing his retirement on the TODAY show, Kenny sang to a sold-out crowd, giving everyone a night to remember at Dollywood’s D.P. Celebrity Theatre. Fans from around the world made their way to Pigeon Forge for a chance to see “The Gambler” performing songs from his treasure chest of mega hits in an intimate setting.

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Sep
7

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Hall of Fangirl – September 2015 [covers edition]

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Taking a step away from our usual habit of spotlighting songwriters in this monthly feature, I thought I would showcase some recent badass covers for September’s edition. Largely focusing on country and Americana artists covering some classic songs, I hope this provides a great soundtrack to your Monday and beyond! Thanks to a number of friends and Twitter followers for some of these selections.

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Aug
19

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Dolly Parton’s ‘Coat of Many Colors’ To Air December 10 On NBC

NBCUNIVERSAL EVENTS --  NBCUniversal Press Tour, August 2015 -- NBC's "Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors"  Session -- Pictured: (l-r) Jennifer Nettles, Dolly Parton, Executive Producer; Alyvia Lind -- (Photo by: Ben Cohen/NBCUniversal)

NBCUNIVERSAL EVENTS — NBCUniversal Press Tour, August 2015 — NBC’s “Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors” Session — Pictured: (l-r) Jennifer Nettles, Dolly Parton, Executive Producer; Alyvia Lind — (Photo by: Ben Cohen/NBCUniversal)

NBC’s Holiday Film Based on Iconic Country Singer’s Remarkable Upbringing in Rural Tennessee

NBC has announced that its upcoming holiday film “Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors” will air Thursday, Dec. 10 from 9-11 p.m. ET/PT.

“Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors” is based on the inspiring true story of living legend Dolly Parton’s remarkable upbringing. This once-in-a-lifetime movie special takes place inside the tight-knit Parton family as they struggle to overcome devastating tragedy and discover the healing power of love, faith, and a raggedy patchwork coat that helped make Parton who she is today.

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