A Country Music Celebration: The 30th Anniversary of the Country Music Assocation 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)
Barbara Mandrell worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. She also appeared in the TV movie "Murder in Music City" (1978-79). She appeared in a number of television specials, including "The Wayne Newton Special" (1974-75), "The Johnny Cash Christmas Special" (1976-77) and "Playboy's Playmate Party" (1976-77). She also appeared in "Country Night of the Stars I" (1977-78) and "Lucy Comes to Nashville" (1978-79). Mandrell was nominated for a Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy Or Musical Golden Globe Award for "Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters" in 1981. A regular on the awards show circuit, she made an appearance on "The 12th Annual People's Choice Awards" (1985-86). She appeared in a number of television specials, including "The Funniest Joke I Ever Heard" (1983-84), "The Barbara Walters Special (03/25/85)" (1984-85) and "The Academy of Country Music's 20th Anniversary Reunion" (1985-86). Mandrell had a number of different projects under her belt in the nineties, including "24th Annual Dove Awards" (Family Channel Studios, 1992-93), "From the Heart: A Tribute to Lawrence Welk and the American Dream" (PBS, 1992-93), "Hats Off to Minnie Pearl: America Honors Minnie Pearl" (The Nashville Network, 1992-93), "Sunset Beach" (NBC, 1996-2000) and "The Hee Haw 20th Anniversary Show." Most recently, Mandrell appeared on "The 40th Annual CMA Awards" (2006-07). Mandrell's husband was Ken Dudney and Mandrell had two children.