The Southfork shall rise again! TNT's soapgasmic premiere of Dallas on Wednesday night was watched by 6.9 million viewers, making it the No.1 scripted series premiere on all of cable for the year-to-date.
The latest chapter of David Jacobs' classic, CBS sudser—developed for TNT by Cynthia Cidre—hit a 3.7 in households, and was watched by over 1.9 million in Mad Ave's beloved 18-49 demo. Dallas also bested its timeslot competitors on the Big Four broadcast networks. Yep, soap fans, we have ourselves a Texas-size hit!
CBS Daytime's The Talk celebrated the return of Dallas to the airwaves with a special reunion episode today. Co-hosts Julie Chen, Sharon Osbourne and Sheryl Underwood dressed up in sequins and wore Texas-size wigs as they interviewed Larry Hagman (J.R.), Linda Gray (Sue Ellen) and Patrick Duffy (Bobby). Watch the clip below to see the iconic stars dish about reuniting almost 35 years after Dallas first premiered!
Grab your Stetson and pour yourself a glass of bourbon and branch. The soap opera to end all soap operas, Dallas, returns to television tonight at 9/8C on TNT! READ MORE
Could Ted Shackelford and Joan Van Ark be gearing up for a reunion at the Southfork ranch? Van Ark chatted with KSiteTV about the possibility of her and her former Knots Landing leading man reprising the roles of Valene and Gary Ewing for TNT's reboot of Dallas.
The Ewings of Dallas are returning soon (on TNT June 13). Is there any chance we might see Valene on this new show?
Well, rumor has it… I’m having lunch with Ted Shackelford tomorrow. They asked him to come down and be part of it. It was several months ago, and he’s deeply into filming The Young And The Restless, the daytime soap for CBS. But if they asked Gary, maybe they’ll ask [for Val].
Deadline is reporting, Days of Our Lives hunk Eric Winter has been signed on as the male lead in Scent of The Missing. Based on the book by Susannah Charleson, the show's plot revolves around Susannah (Tricia Helfer), a tough as nails K-9 search and rescue volunteer. Susannah works side-by-side with her equally no nonsense, but sneaky partner, Puzzle, a golden retriever. According to Deadline, Winter will play Jake, who is part of the search and rescue team. He is partnered up with Shadow, his dog.
You love Lisa LoCicero on General Hospital as Dante’s (Dominic Zamprogna) mother and Sonny’s (Maurice Benard) ex Olivia Falconeri. Now you’ll be able to see her in primetime! According to TVLine, LoCicero has been cast as a “dance mom” and suspect Yvonne Smith.
LoCicero will play Yvonne Smith, a woman whose own daughter is involved in a heated dance competition. When the aforementioned offing occurs just beyond the curtains, Yvonne lands squarely in Rizzoli’s crosshairs.
Reportedly, the episode "Don't Stop Dancing, Girl" will air in December.