For the first time ever, Dolly Parton and Dollywood host Hallmark Channel’s Daytime Emmy® nominated series “Home & Family.” Tune in the week of May 30 to enjoy this exciting week of shows, “Home & Family: The Ultimate Dollywood Experience.”
Throughout the week, special guest Dolly Parton hosts Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare as well as H&F’s family members. The shows will highlight Dollywood’s unique mix of southern charm, thrill rides, amazing shows, down-home cooking and Dolly will sing some of her most memorable songs.
Family members that will be joining in this Ultimate Dollywood experience are lifestyle expert Debbie Matenopoulos, beauty expert Kym Douglas, medical expert Matt Iseman, family man Matt Rogers, fashion designer Orly Shani, DIY expert Ken Wingard and design expert Paige Hemmis.
ABOUT “HOME & FAMILY”
The fourth season of “Home & Family” features not only the best in lifestyle advice, but also plays host to some of Hollywood’s biggest stars and most exciting music acts. Recent guests that have visited include; Dolly Parton, Geena Davis, Kathy Bates, Mira Sorvino, John Rhys-Davies, Joseph Fiennes, Kate Bosworth, Naomi Judd, Wolfgang Puck, Tony Robbins, Melissa Ethridge, Fran Drescher, Hayden Christensen, Betty White, Olivia Newton-John, La Toya Jackson and James Brolin. The series reaches viewers’ homes from its own 2,800 square foot working home at Universal Studios.
Woody Fraser is the creator of “Home & Family.” Marty Tenney and Tracy Verna Soiseth are executive producers. Rob George and William O’Hara are directors of “Home & Family” from Woody Fraser Enterprises. “Home & Family” is broadcast in 1080i, Hallmark Channel’s selected HD Format. This program carries a TV-G parental guideline.
ABOUT DOLLY PARTON:
An internationally renowned superstar, the iconic and irrepressible Dolly Parton has contributed countless treasures to the world of entertainment. All-inclusive sales of singles, albums, hits collections, paid digital downloads and compilation usage during her illustrious career have topped a staggering 100 million records worldwide. Achieving 25 RIAA certified gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards, Dolly has had 25 songs reach No. 1 on the Billboard Country charts, a record for a female artist. Dolly has garnered 7 Grammy Awards, 10 Country Music Association Awards, 5 Academy of Country Music Awards, 3 American Music Awards and is one of only five female artists to win the Country Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year Award. Making her film debut in the 1980 hit comedy “9 to 5,” Dolly earned rave reviews for her performance and an Oscar nomination for writing the title tune, along with her second and third Grammy Awards. Roles in “Steel Magnolias,” “Best Little Whorehouse in Texas,” “Rhinestone,” and “Straight Talk” followed. Dolly saw a cherished dream become a reality in 1986 with the opening of her own theme park, Dollywood, in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. In 1988, Dolly began the Dollywood Foundation which funds Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library across America and in Canada by giving every preschool child a book each month from the time he or she is born until the child reaches kindergarten. Currently 60,000,000 books are mailed to children in the US, Canada and throughout the UK. In 1999, Dolly was inducted as a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame. She has her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and in 2004, the U.S. Library of Congress presented her with their Living Legend Award for her contribution to the cultural heritage of the United States. In December 2015, more than 13 million tuned into “Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors” and was the most-watched film on broadcast networks since May 2012. To learn more about this American icon, visit DollyParton.com.