CBS, Here’s Your Chance to Save Dallas

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MEMORANDUM To: Leslie Moonves, president and chief executive officer, CBS Corporation From: Dallas Decoder Re: #SaveDallas Mr. Moonves, have I got a deal for you. You know better than anyone how hard fans are fighting to save “Dallas” after TNT canceled the show last week. There’s an online petition calling on CBS to pick up […]

#SaveDallas: Where Will the Ewings Find a New Home?

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If the effort to save “Dallas” succeeds — wait, I mean when it succeeds — where might the show find a new home? It isn’t clear if Warner Bros., the studio that produces “Dallas,” is shopping the series to other outlets. Warner Bros. hasn’t issued a statement since the #SaveDallas campaign began last week, and […]

#SaveDallas: Let’s Kick It Up a Notch, Fellow Fans

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We need to make more noise, fellow “Dallas” fans. The campaign to save our favorite show from cancellation is off to a strong start. We’re signing petitions, liking Facebook pages and tweeting our love using the #SaveDallas hashtag. Our collective efforts have earned attention from across the media spectrum, including a brief report in the […]

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 […]

Let’s Keep Fighting to Save Dallas!

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You’re doing a helluva job, “Dallas” fans! Three days after TNT cancelled the series, you’ve raised your voices and let the world know you want the show to go on. Let’s keep up the fight. Our goal is to encourage Warner Horizon, the studio that produces “Dallas,” to find a new home for the show. […]

Let’s Discuss the #SaveDallas Effort, Tonight on #DallasChat

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You’re invited to Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat on Twitter, which I’ll hold Monday, October 6, from 9 to 10 p.m. Eastern time. We’ll discuss “Dallas’s” cancellation and the #SaveDallas campaign to find the show a new home. If you have ideas for questions, leave them in the comments section below, tweet them to me @DallasDecoder […]

Let’s Save Dallas!

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Dry your tears, darlins. We’ve got work to do. We were all saddened yesterday by TNT’s cancelation of “Dallas.” Today brings new hope: Patrick Duffy and Linda Gray each sent tweets this morning suggesting the show could go on. Duffy wrote, “I for one am not done with Bobby Ewing! Let’s see if some network […]

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 […]

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