QUEEN OF COUNTRY DOLLY PARTON GUEST STARS ON ALL NEW EPISODE
“LILY’S DRIFTWOOD BAY” AIRING ONLY ON SPROUT, MARCH 13 AT 9AM Eastern
Parton Makes Kids’ Animation Debut as Noleen, a Famous Singing Chicken
WHAT: Global music legend Dolly Parton guest stars on a special episode of the preschool series LILY’S DRIFTWOOD BAY airing on Sprout, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment’s 24-hour preschool network.
Parton plays the role Nolene, a famous country music star, who becomes stranded on Driftwood Bay due to a storm. While she waits for her yacht to be repaired, Nolene tempts sea dog Salty (Peter Mullan) to form a glamourous singing duo with her. With dreams for becoming a big star, Salty nearly accept the amazing offer until he realizes how much he’ll miss his friends.
Parton’s episode will air during “Sunny Side Up,” the only LIVE morning show for preschoolers, at 9 AM ET on Monday, March 13.
Lily’s Driftwood Bay follows the life of a five-year-old girl named Lily who lives with her Dad in a hut on the beach. Across the way is Driftwood Bay, an island that Lily can see from her window. Each episode, Lily and her best friend Gull, the clever seagull, travel to Driftwood Bay. Lily uses her imagination to create a world of adventure and friendship from all of the different treasures she finds washed up on the beach.