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Dolly’s Epic CMT Channel Takeover On Saturday, December 5

Published December 1, 2020 / Last Updated December 1, 2020

Join Dolly for an all-day Christmas extravaganza with “CMT’s Holly Dolly Christmas Movie Marathon” featuring classic holiday films, Dolly-themed “CMT Hot 20 Countdown” episode and more.

Tis the season to be Dolly! Today, CMT and global music icon Dolly Parton announced an epic all-day Christmas extravaganza on Saturday, December 5. “CMT’s Holly Dolly Christmas Movie Marathon” will feature a full Dolly channel takeover that includes a holiday movie marathon, classic music videos, a full episode of “CMT Hot 20 Countdown,” personal anecdotes from Dolly and more.

Kicking off the holiday festivities will be an entirely Dolly-themed episode of “CMT Hot 20 Countdown” airing at 9am ET/8am CT. Hosted by CMT’s Cody Alan and Katie Cook, the show will welcome Dolly as its only guest of the weekend to chat about her new album, A Holly Dolly Christmas, preview the holiday movie marathon and take a look back at her 30+ year history with CMT.

The main event – “CMT’s Holly Dolly Christmas Movie Marathon” – will begin directly following the episode and feature the most iconic Dolly films of all time: Coat of Many Colors, Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love, Unlikely Angel and Steel Magnolias. Throughout the marathon, fans can expect some fun Dolly surprises including personal holiday reflections and Christmas memories from Dolly herself, a tease for her upcoming CBS special and much more to make this ‘Holly Dolly Christmas’ truly unforgettable.

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