Dolly Parton is going home for the holidays. The CBS Television Network has announced that the legendary singer and actress will be filmed in a new Christmas special next month. The one-hour special, titled Holly Dolly Christmas, will be aired on Sunday, June 6. December, broadcast on CBS and its streaming service CBS All Access. According to the press release, at the end of this difficult year Mr Parton will give an intimate candlelit light show, with much-needed joy and a festive atmosphere.
I am very proud to be part of the CBS family this holiday season with my new Christmas special, Parton told the news.
If Dolly Parton calls you and tells you he wants to do a Christmas show, don’t hesitate, says Jack Sussman, CBS executive vice president of special offers, music and live/alternative and reality events, also in a statement. A multiple Grammy Award winning feature film, a productive songwriter, an epic actor of all time? She called us. There’s only one Dolly Parton, and we’d like to present it to the public at this festive moment.
What the public can expect from the special Christmas A Holly Dolly, says the official description that the famous singer will bring both powerful and faithful hymns and carefree holiday classics to the audience and pass on personal Christmas stories and religious memories of the season.
In recent years Parton has paid a lot of attention to the holiday season, but in 2020 it is really preparing itself. Last month she released her first holiday album in 30 years, also known as Holly Dolly Christmas. This is their third Christmas album after their previous albums Once Upon a Christmas with Kenny Rogers and Home for Christmas. The new album includes performances by other stars such as Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus, Willie Nelson, Jimmy Fallon and Michael Buble.
In the meantime, Parton will also be shown in a new Christmas movie for Netflix, which will be released in streaming at the end of the month. He is called Christmas on the Square, the movie star Parton, as an angel who accompanies the town of Scrooge (Christina Baranski) on her musical journey of redemption on Christmas Eve. In addition to Parton in the leading role, Christmas on the square will also contain 14 original songs by the singer. The film will be aired on Netflix from November 22nd and the official trailer is already for rent.
In addition to Christmas music, Parton has appeared on many television programmes during the holidays. Including Kenny and Dolly: Christmas in memory of Kenny Rogers, the Christmas story of the country and Henry Winkler’s classic holiday film, A Smoky Mountain Christmas. Recently Parton was shown in a multicolored special Christmas edition of Dolly Parton on NBC: Circle of Love, a festive sequel to Dolly Parton’s colourful jacket. Holly Dolly’s Christmas takes place on Sunday the 6th. December, airing at 8:30 ET and 8 a.m. CT on CBS and CBS All Access.
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