Dolly Parton Shares ‘Christmas of Many Colors’ Premiere Date
Dolly Parton's second TV movie, Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love, officially has a premiere date. The country icon shared the news during a recent TV appearance.
While on Fox & Friends, Parton shared that Christmas of Many Colors will premiere on NBC on Nov. 30.
"We did so well last year," she explains, "so this year, we're doing another one."
Parton's first made-for-TV movie, Coat of Many Colors, aired in December of 2015 and earned 15.9 million viewers overall. It was the most-watched film on broadcast or cable TV in nearly seven years.
“I was so overwhelmed and touched by how many people watched Coat of Many Colors and their reaction to it,” Parton says. “The song “Coat of Many Colors,” of course, has always been my favorite and has touched so many people through the years, especially me … I am so happy to share this story with the viewers and to say there is so much more to tell because mine truly has been a life of many colors. I hope the viewers will fall in love all over again.”
According to a press release, Christmas of Many Colors “is the next chapter in the life of young Dolly Parton.” During an unexpected blizzard, the Parton family — specifically, Parton’s father and his children — find themselves sacrificing their own wants and needs for a special gift for Parton’s mother, while an important person in Parton’s life starts to recognize that she is meant for musical stardom. Alyvia Alyn Lind will revise her role as a young Parton, while Jennifer Nettles and Ricky Schroder will return as Parton’s parents. Coat of Many Colors director Stephen Herek has signed on again as well, with Pamela K. Long writing the script and Long, Sam Haskell and Parton acting as the movie’s executive producers.
In another recent interview, Parton shared that she will make a cameo in Christmas of Many Colors. In addition to the Coat of Many Colors sequel, fans can also expect to see another made-for-TV movie from Parton, based on her song “Jolene,” soon.
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