Drill Bits: TNT’s ‘Dallas’ Finale Draws a Crowd

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TNT’s “Dallas” went out with a bang: “Revelations,” the first-season finale, scored 4.3 million viewers on August 8, becoming the evening’s most-watched cable program. The audience included 1.6 million viewers between the ages of 18 and 49, the demographic advertisers covet. The show soared despite stiff competition from NBC’s Olympics coverage, which drew 29 million […]

Drill Bits: This Week, Ratings Rose for TNT’s ‘Dallas’

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Ratings for TNT’s “Dallas” rebounded this week after dipping on Independence Day. Approximately 3.4 million viewers watched “Truth and Consequences,”the show’s fifth episode, on July 4. Although the audience was down about 18 percent from the previous week – no surprise there, TV audiences always shrink on holidays – “Truth and Consequences” still managed to […]

Drill Bits: TNT’s ‘Dallas’ Wrangles Big Audience

EXT. SOUTHFORK RANCH - WEDDING AREAJohn Ross attemps to blackmail Christopher who heads for Elena EXT. SOUTHFORK RANCH - WEDDING AREA Christopher heads for ElenaEXT. SOUTHFORK RANCH - WEDDING AREAChristopher & Rebecca are marriedEXT. SOUTHFORK RANCH - BOBBY'S STUDY Intruder jumpsout window. Ann decides not to shoot EXT. SOUTHFORK RANCH Ann's POV - Intruder running into darkness

The June 13 debut of TNT’s “Dallas” drew 6.9 million viewers, becoming the year’s most-watched premiere of a cable drama or comedy. The audience included a healthy 1.9 million viewers between the ages of 18 and 49, the group advertisers pay a premium to reach. “Dallas’s” two-hour premiere drew more viewers than any program on […]

The Dallas Decoder Interview: David W. of Dallas Divas Derby

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The best thing about starting Dallas Decoder has been meeting fellow “Dallas” fans like David W., the genius behind Dallas Divas Derby, a new online brackets game that pits the show’s women characters against each other. David has really interesting ideas about “Dallas” and graciously agreed to share some here. Read what he has to […]