Dolly Parton's second short-lived variety series.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Dolly Parton ...  Herself - 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 short-lived variety series.

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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

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Dolly Parton's second solo television variety series. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Not Necessarily the News: Inside Entertainment (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Original theme song:
"Baby, I'm Burnin'"
Written and Performed by Dolly Parton
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Ah, The Variety Show...
6 January 2003 | by jwrowe3See all my reviews

Probably the last real gasp for the American variety show. What was the staple of TV viewing in the 60's and 70's had begun a slow descent, long before the multi-talented Ms. Parton took to the airwaves. it seemed like anybody WHO was anybody had a variety show. Sonny and Cher, Carol Burnett, any just about any warm body that could introduce an act, or make an audience laugh, had their own variety show. But with the onset of the 70's Fred Silverman sit-com's, the genre was going out of style. The lowest point would have to be the infamous "Pink Lady and Jeff" show, and commentary on THAT is probably better suited on their page, here at IMDB.com.

It wasn't for a lack of trying that "DOLLY" faded, as a good deal of work seemed to go into this show. Quality acts, just look at the run of guests she had, and Ms. Parton's happy nature drove the program for it's short but memorable run.

Had it started in 1977, instead of 1987, it might have had longer legs.

And of course, those red blooded American males of us who watched the show, probably were NOT tuning in just to hear her sing, she was(IS) a very beautiful lady to look at.


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