Classic Critiques Return to Dallas Decoder

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Dallas Decoder is resuming its coverage of the original “Dallas” series, starting today. I’m picking up where I left off earlier this year — about two-thirds of the way through the seventh season. Look for a fresh episode critique and “Dallas Scene of the Day” transcript each Wednesday for the next few weeks. These are the […]

Dallas’s Third and Final Season Comes to DVD on January 13

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Mark your calendars: The third and final season of TNT’s “Dallas” will come to DVD on Tuesday, January 13. The three-disc set will contain all 15 episodes, along with never-before-aired scenes. The recommended sale price is $39.98 You can pre-order the set from WBshop.com, the online retail arm of Warner Bros., the studio that produced “Dallas,” […]

BREAKING NEWS: The Efforts to Save Dallas Have Ended

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The efforts to find “Dallas” a new home have ended, executive producers Cynthia Cidre and Michael M. Robin said today. “After a 6-week attempt to try and land our beloved ‘Dallas’ at another network, we have to inform you that we have not succeeded. Warner Horizon has attempted, in a Herculean way, to try and […]

The Dallas Decoder Interview: Linda Gray

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TNT has canceled “Dallas,” but don’t tell Linda Gray the show is over. I was honored to speak to her today about the #SaveDallas campaign. Fans are so upset that “Dallas” has been cancelled. What happened? It’s challenging to even describe what happened. We lost our two biggest cheerleaders when Steve Koonin and Michael Wright […]

CANCELED: TNT Drops Dallas

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TNT has canceled “Dallas,” more than a week after the series concluded its third season. The revival of the 1978-91 CBS classic got off to a promising start, debuting in June 2012 with almost 7 million viewers. Ratings dropped when TNT brought the series back the following winter in a tough time slot, a few months […]

Dallas Ranks Among the Hottest Cable Shows on Social Media

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You know where “Dallas” was a runaway hit last week? Social media. The series ranks fifth (!) on a list of the 25 cable shows that generated the most online chatter last week. The list, which was compiled by research firm General Sentiment, tracked mentions of series’ titles, Twitter handles, hashtags and major characters. General […]

The Dallas Decoder Interview: Cynthia Cidre

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Spoiler alert! “Dallas” fans are still reeling from this week’s season finale, in which Christopher (Jesse Metcalfe) was killed when his car blew up and John Ross (Josh Henderson) learned J.R. has a secret daughter. I spoke with executive producer Cynthia Cidre about the cliffhangers — and what fans will see if “Dallas” returns next year. […]

On a Tough Night, Dallas Takes a Hit in the Ratings

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“Dallas” wrapped up its season on one of the most competitive nights of the year — and it has the numbers to prove it. The two-hour season finale debuted September 22 to approximately 1.72 million viewers, the show’s smallest Monday audience this year, according to Nielsen. This included 560,000 adults between ages 18 and 49, a […]

Which Ewing Dies? Dallas Boss Cynthia Cidre Offers a Tease.

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Warning: This article contains clues about the identity of the Ewing who’ll die during “Dallas’s” September 22 cliffhanger. The character who dies in “Dallas’s” season finale is named Ewing, executive producer Cynthia Cidre told Dallas Decoder yesterday. “It’s a Ewing we know well,” she said. Cidre declined to give additional details about the death, which […]

Dallas’s Ratings Dip, But It’s Not All Bad News

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It’s a good news/bad news week where “Dallas’s” ratings are concerned. First, the bad news: The TNT drama’s latest episode, “Boxed In,” debuted to 1.86 million viewers on September 15, according to Nielsen. The numbers are down 3.9 percent from the previous week, when “Victims of Love” debuted to 1.93 million viewers. In the advertiser-prized category […]

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