Netflix announced Monday it ordered eight episodes of an anthology series starring and executive produced by Dolly Parton.

Each episode of the as-yet-untitled show will be based on one of Parton's country classics.

No debut date for the series has been set.

"As a songwriter, I have always enjoyed telling stories through my music," the 72-year-old Tennessee native said in a statement.

"I am thrilled to be bringing some of my favorite songs to life with Netflix. We hope our show will inspire and entertain families and folks of all generations, and I want to thank the good folks at Netflix and Warner Bros. TV for their incredible support."

Netflix also is the home of the comedy "Grace & Frankie," which co-stars Parton's "9 to 5" castmates Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin.

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