DOLLY PARTON'S CHRISTMAS OF MANY COLORS: CIRCLE OF LOVE WINS CHRISTOPHER & MOVIEGUIDE® AWARDS

Dolly Parton 03.30.17

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 3, 2017) – Dolly Parton continues to enjoy a successful music career on many levels. Her Pure & Simple album and tour were both resounding successes, as have been her two NBC-TV movies from the holiday seasons, 2015’s Coat of Many Colors, and 2016’s Christmas Of Many Colors: Circle of Love. Both films were resounding successes for the network, and have resulted in a series of awards for the singer.

Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love was cited as one of the TV and Cable winners of the 68th Annual Christopher Awards, along with This Is Us, the runaway hit of the season, Academy Award Nominees Hidden Figures and Hacksaw Ridge, and...

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Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors Wins the Top Prize for Inspiring Television

Dolly Parton 02.16.17

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (February 16, 2017) – DOLLY PARTON’S CHRISTMAS OF MANY COLORS: CIRCLE OF LOVE wins the Epiphany Prize for the Most Inspiring TV Program for at the 25th Annual Movieguide® Awards, hosted by Actor Terry Crews. Last year, Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors NBC movie of the week took home the same award.

Dolly Parton attended last year’s ceremony, but was not able to attend this year’s Movieguide® Awards. Co-executive producer Sam Haskell accepted the award along with stars Alyvia Alyn Lind, Cameron Jones and Mary Lane Haskell, as well as Director Stephen Herek, Writer Pamela K. Long and Editor Maysie Hoy.

“To stand in the...

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Contains Hits "Dumb Blonde" and "Something Fishy"

DOLLY PARTON CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF HER DEBUT ALBUM, 'HELLO, I'M DOLLY'

Dolly Parton 02.13.17

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 13, 2017) – 50 years ago today, Dolly Parton released her first full-length album, Hello, I'm Dolly. The album, which debuted on Monument Records, contained Parton's hits "Dumb Blonde" (written by Curly Putman) and "Something Fishy" (written by Parton). Both singles reached the top twenty on the country singles charts, and the album itself reached #11 on the country albums chart.

Produced by Fred Foster, Hello, I’m Dolly caught the attention of Porter Wagoner, who...

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PENTATONIX / PARTON COLLABORATION ON "JOLENE" TAKES HOME COUNTRY DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE GRAMMY AWARD'

DOLLY PARTON WINS 8TH GRAMMY AWARD

Dolly Parton 02.12.17

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 12, 2017) – World-renowned singer/songwriter/entertainer Dolly Parton continues racking up the honors! In 2014, The Recording Academy inducted Parton's self-penned hit JOLENE into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Now, in 2017, that same song, released as a collaboration with Pentatonix, was awarded a Grammy in the Country Duo/Group Performance category. Watch the collaborative performance here.

"Oh my Lord I am so excited to have won the Grammy with Pentatonix on my old song Jolene," says Dolly Parton. "I am so happy and am so very proud of Pentatonix. The song is one...

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Jane Fonda and Dolly Parton to Present Lily Tomlin with the 53rd SAG Life Achievement Award at the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

Dolly Parton 01.17.17

LOS ANGELESJane Fonda and Dolly Parton will present the SAG Life Achievement Award to actor, comedian, writer, producer and all-round entertainment maverick Lily Tomlin during the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced today. Tomlin's accepting SAG-AFTRA’s highest accolade from her two long-time friends, a trio beloved as the co-conspirators in the 1980 feminist revenge comedy hit 9 to 5, will be a highlight of the annual SAG Awards® ceremony, which will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017 at 8 p.m. (ET), 5 p.m...

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DOLLY PARTON'S MY PEOPLE FUND SERVES NEARLY 900 FAMILIES IN FIRST DISTRIBUTION

Dolly Parton 12.22.16

Donations to the fund continue as totals climb to $9.3 million

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (December 22, 2016) – In a little more than two weeks after the wildfires that spread across Dolly Parton’s home area of Sevier County, Tennessee, Parton and the Dollywood Foundation launched the distribution of assistance from the My People Fund. During the four day cash distribution, 884 families received their initial support payments.

“It’s a blessing during this holiday season that we are able to help as many families as we have so far,” Parton said. “We know there are more families out there who need our help and we encourage them to be in contact...

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DOLLY PARTON'S CHRISTMAS OF MANY COLORS: CIRCLE OF LOVE - DVD AVAILABLE TODAY!

Dolly Parton 12.20.16
NBC to Re-Air Special on Friday, December 23
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 20, 2016) – NBC is set to re-air their blockbuster special: “Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love” starring Jennifer Nettles, Ricky Schroder, and Gerald McCraney. The 2-hour special will air again on Friday, December 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The DVD of the movie, which also features a guest appearance by Dolly Parton, is available today at retailers nationwide.

“Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love” tells the story of when the Partons, a family of humble means living in the mountains of Tennessee, face a devastating event that challenges their will. But...
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DOLLY PARTON, LORETTA LYNN, CHRIS YOUNG, JEAN SHEPPARD AND MORE FEATURED IN A VERY FESTIVE EDITION OF 'THE PICKUP'

Dolly Parton 12.19.16

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 19, 2016) – Continuing the tradition of presenting the top stories in country music, another all-new episode of the "The Pickup" features a look at the Smoky Mountains Rise Telethon, Christmas Albums and a Jean Shepard Tribute.

Country music legend Dolly Parton put on a Smoky Mountains Rise Telethon in order to help raise money for the towns affected by the devastating fires in the Gatlinburg area. Artists like Big & Rich, Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers, Alabama, Hank Williams Jr., LOCASH, Cyndi Lauper and more were onsite to perform for the telethon. The total raised from the telethon is now over $9 million.

Bill Anderson,...

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STAR-STUDDED SMOKY MOUNTAINS RISE TELETHON RAISES NEARLY $9 MILLION, SO FAR

Dolly Parton Kenny Rogers 12.15.16

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (December 14, 2016) – Millions watched Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund telethon and millions were raised. The telethon, broadcast on GAC, AXS-TV, RFD and The Heartland Network Tuesday, received huge donations from music stars like Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney, Chris Stapleton, Chris Young, Paul Simon and Dierks Bentley but also from families across the country who just want to give the people of Dolly’s home area a hand up in the tragic wildfires.

“I am overwhelmed by the generosity of the people who have donated from all over the country and to my friends who donated their time, their talent, and money...

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STAR-STUDDED SMOKY MOUNTAINS RISE TELETHON SET TO AIR TONIGHT

Dolly Parton 12.13.16

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (December 13, 2016) – Nearly $500,000 of donations already have been committed before the Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund telethon has even started. The telethon, which will be broadcast on GAC, AXS-TV, RFD and The Heartland Network at 8 p.m. (EST), already has received pledges from Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney and both the Academy of Country Music (ACM) and the Country Music Association (CMA).

The ACM donated $100,000 to the fund, with Taylor Swift matching the amount, while the CMA donated $125,000 accompanied by a matching donation by East Tennessean Kenny Chesney. Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and...

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