NBC is bringing Dolly Parton back to the show, just in time for the holidays. If you missed her special anniversary at the Grand Ole Opry, where she was honored for 50 years of being a member, you can now watch it on NBC. The special titled Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Opry kicks off NBC’s holiday programming and will air on November 26, 2019, from 9 p.m. ET-11 p.m. ET. The show will feature performances from Dolly and include past interviews as well as guest musicians who will honor Dolly.
Dolly Parton released a statement regarding the show.
“I’m so thrilled to be celebrating my 50-year anniversary with the Grand Ole Opry,” Parton said. “I’m also excited that NBC wanted to share in this milestone with me. Together we hope to entertain a broader audience on what the Grand Ole Opry is and what it means to me. We have some special treats, surprises and great performances by some very talented artists and I’m looking so forward to sharing it with you.”
You may find out more about the holiday special featuring Dolly Parton’s 50 years as a Grand Ole Opry member below.
If you couldn't attend @DollyParton’s 50th anniversary show at the @opry on Oct. 12, @nbc has you covered. A 2-hour TV special, Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Grand Ole Opry, will debut on NBC, Nov. 26, 9 p.m. ET with @DierksBentley, @ladyantebellum + more https://t.co/YobsbijM30
— Nash Country Daily (@NashCntryDaily) November 22, 2019
NBC and Dolly Parton have a long and successful history and for many years, the network has aired original, movie programming centering on Dolly’s life and music. This year’s celebration of her 50 years being a Grand Ole Opry member is fitting for the network and Dolly’s fans are excited to see the program.
Dolly Parton’s movies Coat of Many Colors and Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love were huge successes and went viral. Dolly Parton’s music has touched, blessed, and inspired generations and many generations to come. She is the godmother of Miley Cyrus and one of Miley’s most viral videos is her cover of Dolly’s song “Jolene.”
Many singers and musicians will honor Dolly on the special by performing her music. Some of those include Dierks Bentley, Emmylou Harris, Chris Janson, Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Margo Price, and Hank Williams Jr.
What do you think about the upcoming Dolly Parton holiday special? Are you looking forward to seeing Dolly Parton return to NBC?