‘Dallas’ Returns, and So Do Most of This Season’s Viewers

“Dallas” fans are nothing if not loyal. The TNT drama’s midseason premiere drew 1.97 million viewers on August 18, essentially matching its audience from the winter and spring, when the series averaged 1.99 million viewers on Mondays nights. The episode, “Denial, Anger, Acceptance,” was seen by approximately 567,000 viewers between ages 18 and 49, a group […]

What’s Going to Happen on ‘Dallas’? EW Has the Scoop

“Dallas” will resume its third season on August 18 and continue airing weekly until the two-hour season finale on September 22 — but if you can’t wait until then to find out what happens on the show, head over to EW.com. In an interview posted today, showrunner Cynthia Cidre drops several tidbits about the remaining […]

TNT Releases New Promo, Pics for ‘Dallas’

It looks like John Ross will pay the price for his sins — and maybe renew an old romance — when TNT’s “Dallas” resumes its third season on Monday, August 18. In a new promo posted yesterday to the show’s Facebook page, John Ross (Josh Henderson) surveys the charred remains of his Southfork bedroom and […]

No Emmy Love for ‘Dallas,’ Again

The Primetime Emmy nominations were announced today, and “Dallas” was nowhere to be found. This comes as a surprise to absolutely no one, of course. Although the TNT series was eligible in several categories, it wasn’t regarded as a strong contender. Other prime-time soap operas fared better. PBS’s “Downton Abbey” received 12 nominations, including one […]

Melinda Clarke to Play Tracey McKay on ‘Dallas’

“Dallas” has cast Melinda Clarke as Tracey McKay, one of Bobby Ewing’s girlfriends from the original series. Clarke will appear on the TNT drama during the second half of the third season, which resumes Monday, August 18. Tracey was introduced during the original “Dallas’s” 12th season and was played by Beth Toussaint. The character is the daughter of […]

‘Dallas’ Episode Titles, Airdates Posted

We don’t know what will happen during the second half of “Dallas’s” third season, but we do know what the episodes will be called and when we might see them: • TNT posted the titles online last week. They are: “Denial, Anger, Acceptance” (Episode 34), “Dead Reckoning” (Episode 35), “Hurt” (Episode 36), “Victims of Love” (Episode 37), […]

Emmy Voting is Underway. Will ‘Dallas’ Make the Cut?

Will “Dallas” receive Primetime Emmy nominations this year? The conventional wisdom says no, although at this early stage, the TNT drama is a contender — along with more than 100 other shows. The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences released the preliminary ballots this week. Academy members are asked to vote for their favorites in […]

‘Dallas’s’ Renewal Likely Depends on the Summer Ratings

“Dallas” could fit nicely with TNT’s new strategy to draw younger viewers by airing edgier programming, but the show’s future depends mostly on the strength of its ratings, industry observers say. For years, TNT focused on shows that appeal to older audiences, such as “Major Crimes” and “Rizzoli & Isles.” Last week, the cable network’s […]

9 Questions (and Answers) About ‘Dallas’s’ Future

“Dallas” fans have questions about the show’s future. Dallas Decoder has answers. 1. “Dallas’s” third season has reached its midpoint. How’s the show doing? Creatively, “Dallas” has never been better. The performances are top-notch, the writing is strong and the pacing has slowed down. The show no longer moves at the speed at light, making […]

‘Dallas’ Gets a Summer Premiere Date

“Dallas’s” third season will continue through mid-April, and then the show will take a midseason break and return on Monday, August 18,  TNT announced today. The series is expected to run seven episodes during its “summer” run, which means the 15-hour season will probably wrap up in late September or early October. TNT will continue […]