"Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors" received the Epiphany Prize for the Most Inspiring TV Program from the Movieguide® Awards and Alyvia Alyn Lind took home the Grace Award.
Each year, the Movieguide® Awards recognizes the best family-friendly productions in television and film. "Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors" made quite an impression on 15.9 million viewers after it aired on NBC in December 2015. Dolly was delighted to accept the Epiphany Prize for the Most Inspiring TV Program of 2015. Dolly said,
“I really wanted to celebrate the people, my whole family, who made me who and what I am today. I'm so blessed and thankful for a great cast, producers, director, and for everyone who watched and I’m extremely thankful to the Movieguide® Awards for this honor.”
In addition to the Epiphany Prize, Alyvia Alyn Lind received the Grace Award for her performance as young Dolly. Recipients of this award exemplify God's grace and mercy through their outstanding performance.
Watch Dolly and Alyvia receive these awards in one of two telecasts set for Monday, Feb. 22 and Wednesday, Feb. 24 on the REELZChannel.
The premier of "Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors" drew a record-breaking audience. To date, total viewership equals 15.9 million making it the most-watched movie on broadcast television in six years.
It is the first of four films Dolly and NBC plan to release based on her music. The next film will focus on Dolly's 1973 hit, "Jolene."