Five More Who Mattered: Dallas Decoder’s Other 2014 VIPs

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The fans are Dallas Decoder’s Persons of the Year, but here are five others who made important contributions to “Dallas” in 2014: Cynthia Cidre and Michael M. Robin. If you’re a fan of the new “Dallas,” then join me in honoring executive producers Cidre and Robin for delivering an entertaining show and then fighting like […]

Dressing Dallas: A Day with Costume Designer Rachel Kunin

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Rachel Sage Kunin is standing inside an antique store on the edge of Dallas, carefully examining an ornate ring. “This could work,” she says before handing over her credit card, scribbling her signature on the receipt and dashing back to her car. It’s early April, and Kunin — the costume designer for TNT’s “Dallas” — […]

Let’s Hear It for Dallas Fans!

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I want to take a few moments to applaud everyone who participated in the #SaveDallas campaign. We’re all disappointed with the outcome, but we shouldn’t be disappointed with ourselves. We put up a good fight. If nothing else, the past few weeks revealed how much “Dallas” means to its fans. When you read the tweets, […]

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 […]

#SaveDallas: ‘Don’t Give Up,’ Patrick Duffy Says

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“Dallas” fans should continue their efforts to save the series, Patrick Duffy told radio host Jason Matheson today. “Keep going is the basic mantra. Don’t give up is the basic mantra,” Duffy said. Showrunner Cynthia Cidre and Warner Bros., the studio that produces “Dallas,” are still trying to find a new home for the series, […]

We’re Another Step Closer to Saving Dallas!

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The #SaveDallas campaign is working! Since the fan-drive effort began, we’ve had two goals: 1) to persuade Warner Bros., the studio that produces “Dallas,” to find a new home for the show, and 2) to demonstrate our passion and loyalty so another network will want to pick up the show. Well, we can now scratch […]

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 […]

The Fight to Save Dallas Picks Up Steam

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“Dallas” fans are fighting hard to save the show from cancellation — and the world is beginning to take notice. The New York Times reported yesterday on the efforts to save the series, including the largest online petition, which has garnered more than 55,000 signatures. Also, the #SaveDallas hashtag has been embraced by many fans, as […]

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 […]

Critique: TNT’s Dallas Episode 40 — ‘Brave New World’

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Throughout “Dallas’s” third season, John Ross strives to honor J.R. without becoming him. He wears Daddy’s wristwatch and belt buckle and embarks on one ambitious scheme after another, hoping to emulate J.R.’s business successes without repeating his personal failures. Nothing goes according to plan, of course, and by the end of the season’s final hour, “Brave […]

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