Larry Hagman’s Son Criticizes Emmys In Memoriam Segment: ‘Do It Correctly’

BY ALLISON TAKEDA Sunday’s 65th Annual Primetime Emmys brought some unexpected wins (Jeff Daniels) and losses (Bryan Cranston), but to some people, the biggest snub of all wasn’t even an award — it was the In Memoriam segment. Unlike past Emmys broadcasts, which have traditionally featured one long In Memoriam photo reel honoring everyone who […]

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"Dallas": "J.R.'s Masterpiece" (TNT)

‘Dallas’: J.R.’s Masterpiece Lives Up to Its Title

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 […]

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‘Dallas’ Stars Preview J.R.’s Funeral and Share Memories of Larry Hagman

Tonight, “Dallas” airs an episode over 30 years in the making: the funeral of J.R.  “J.R.’s Masterpiece” is a moving tribute to both the iconic television character and the man who played him, Larry Hagman. In true ‘Dallas” fashion, there are both poignant moments and surprising plot twists. On the red carpet at Sunday’s PaleyFest […]

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