Dolly Goes Head-to-Head with Cookie Lyon and Comes Out on Top

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After going head-to-head with Cookie Wednesday night, Dolly Parton officially comes out on top.  Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love was number-one for the night, drawing nearly 12 million viewers for NBC, compared to nearly eight million for Fox’s hip-hop drama Empire, according to Variety.

The holiday-themed sequel to last year’s Coat of Many Colors was down about a million-and-a-half viewers compared to its record-setting predecessor, which was the most-watched made-for-TV movie in some time.

If you missed Dolly’s cameo as The Painted Lady who inspired her iconic look, you can stream or download Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love now, with the DVD on the way December 20.

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