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  • Follow in the footsteps of J.R. Ewing in Dallas

    Follow in the footsteps of J.R. Ewing in Dallas
    DALLAS — On June 13, Larry Hagman's formidable eyebrows will welcome you back to a new "Dallas" TV series on TNT, and the city to our north is once again ready to bask in the spotlight of oil-rich backbiters. Let's clarify one thing right from...
  • The Lone Star state's long shadow

    The Lone Star state's long shadow
    For most of us, Texas conjures associations with Enron, Waco and Larry Hagman's "Dallas," but for Gail Collins, it's the whole ballgame. Collins, a New York Times columnist and one of the most adroit political observers, explains why in As Texas Goes ......
  • TNT does 'Dallas' again, but you have to wonder why

    TNT does 'Dallas' again, but you have to wonder why
    Whatever you thought of the original "Dallas"  on CBS, you have to admit it spoke to its times like few other pop culture artifacts of the 1980s. In the Reagan era with its celebration of McMansions, corporations and de-regulated savings & loan...
  • Jesse Metcalfe thankful for conflicted 'Dallas' character

    Jesse Metcalfe thankful for conflicted 'Dallas' character
    Jesse Metcalfe was born in 1978, the year "Dallas" debuted, so obviously he didn't watch the show during its original run. Now 33, he's starring in TNT's continuation of the iconic series as Christopher Ewing, the adopted son of Bobby (Patrick Duffy)....
  • Josh Henderson loves sparring with J.R. in 'Dallas'

    Josh Henderson loves sparring with J.R. in 'Dallas'
    Josh Henderson was floored just to test for a role in TNT's "Dallas," but that didn't compare to how he felt when he he was cast as John Ross, J.R. Ewing's son, and knew he'd be playing opposite Larry Hagman. "I was so excited, a little intimidated and a...
  • TV review: Hagman still a hoot in 'Dallas'

    TV review: Hagman still a hoot in 'Dallas'
    Larry Hagman's J.R. Ewing doesn't show up until nearly 15 minutes into the premiere of TNT's "Dallas" update, but when he does, oh boy. "Bobby was always a fool," the irritable oil baron says of his brother (Patrick Duffy), with whom he has feuded all...
  • Brenda Strong: Happy to be living in 'Dallas'

    Brenda Strong: Happy to be living in 'Dallas'
    Nevermind that Brenda Strong is working on the relaunch of iconic TV series "Dallas" opposite original cast member Patrick Duffy, she's just happy to play a living character. "It's nice to be above ground and chewing up some scenery," said Strong, who...
  • Larry Hagman, Deliciously Villainous J.R. On 'Dallas,' Dies At 81

    Larry Hagman, Deliciously Villainous J.R. On 'Dallas,' Dies At 81
    Actor Larry Hagman, who created one of television's iconic villains with the treacherous J.R. Ewing of "Dallas," died Friday, according to a family statement. He was 81. Hagman died at a Dallas hospital of complications from cancer, said the statement...
  • Remembering a different version of Larry Hagman

    Remembering a different version of  Larry Hagman
    I wasn't going to write about Larry Hagman, who died Friday in Texas at age 81 from complications of cancer. Even though I had reported on him and reviewed much of his work over the years, as well as doing an interview with him during a party at his...
  • Larry Hagman's death leaves future of 'Dallas' uncertain

    Larry Hagman's death leaves future of 'Dallas' uncertain
    With a premiere that drew nearly 7 million viewers this summer, TNT’s splashy “Dallas” reboot seemed primed for success in its second life. The cable series – in which Larry Hagman reprised his 1980s role as the legendary Texas oil...
  • Tonight: 25 Days of Christmas; ‘A Bride for Christmas’; ‘Sullivan’s Travels’

     
    Yes, “It's a Wonderful Life” is a tradition on NBC, and it's airing at 8 tonight. But Jimmy Stewart has a lot of competition, some of it very worthy, Saturday night. A sampling: ***ABC Family starts its 25 Days of Christmas festival with a...