Be sure to catch “Dolly Parton‘s Coat of Many Colors” tonight, December 10th at 9/8c on NBC. The movie is based on the inspiring true story of Parton’s remarkable childhood in Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains. Set in 1955, the program follows the tight-knit Parton family as they struggle to overcome tragedy and discover the healing power of love, faith, and a meaningful patchwork coat that helped make Parton the success she is today. Interesting note, Sugarland‘s Jennifer Nettles portrays Parton’s mother, Avie Lee Parton.
Dolly Parton, 69, remains the undisputed Queen of classic country music. She’s the most honored female country performer of all time— eight Grammy Awards, 46 Grammy nominations, two Academy Award nominations, ten Country Music Association Awards, seven Academy of Country Music Awards, three American Music Awards, and is one of only seven female singers to clinch the Country Music Association’s coveted ‘Entertainer of the Year’ award.
Earlier this week, Dolly joined Instagram and it’s gosh darn adorable.