Didn’t think the live productions of The Sound of Music and Peter Pan were too much? Neither did NBC, who announced plans to produce and televise a film series based on a rather unlikely source — Dolly Parton. Yes, the country singer and Dollywood namesake is coming to a television set near you.
“We’re going to try and create uplifting movies the entire family can enjoy together,” [Bob Greenblatt] told reporters at the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour, noting that he sees that as a “pretty untapped” genre on television right now.
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