J.R. Ewing was many things: patriarch, schemer, lover, fighter. He was something else that is rarely acknowledged: the prototype for the modern, morally ambiguous television protagonist. There is a direct line from J.R. Ewing to Tony Soprano, Don Draper and Walter White. During the original “Dallas,” the show was perceived as populist trash. “Hill Street […]
TNT is sudsing up for its hotly anticipated remake of the classic prime-time soap “Dallas,” and if its steamy new promo is any indication, it’s going to be one of summer’s guiltiest pleasures.
The upcoming remake of the ’80s prime-time soap “Dallas” is shaping up to be quite the family reunion. TNT confirms that two more Ewings have been invited back to Southfork Ranch: Charlene Tilton and Steve Kanaly have signed on to appear in the pilot episode of the new “Dallas,” TV Guide reports. Tilton, who played […]