Dolly Parton's second short-lived variety series.
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1988   1987  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Dolly Parton ...  Self - Hostess 22 episodes, 1987-1988
Ritch Brinkley ...  Charlie Boil 16 episodes, 1987-1988
Walter Olkewicz ...  Bubba 15 episodes, 1987-1988
Sal Lopez ...  Carlos 15 episodes, 1987-1988
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Dolly Parton's second solo television variety series. See more »


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Closing theme song:
"I Will Always Love You"
Written and Performed by Dolly Parton
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Cute Host, Dull Show
9 August 2003 | by 15231See all my reviews

Dolly Parton was and still is one of the most vivacious singers/actresses to have graced the stage and screen, so to have the show bearing her name have had no life is hard to accept. Sadly, it was a real sleeper.

The show had big-name guests and a host that was not only beautiful but also normally full of laughs and bubbles. The show's format and scripts somehow constrained all that and the production settled for too long and dreamy song sequences, darkly lit sets, uninspired camera work, Oprah trying to sing, gospel choirs, flat skits, and just bad "down-home country" clips of everyday people trying to be silly. The show was destined for disaster.

Happily, Ms. Parton's career survived!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 September 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Dolly Parton Variety Hour See more »

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Sandollar Productions See more »
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Runtime:

(22 episodes)

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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