‘Dallas’ on DVD: The Ewings Have a Few More Surprises For Us

“Dallas: The Complete Third Season” arrives on DVD tomorrow, and for many fans, the highlight will be the three-disc set’s 31 deleted scenes. This previously unseen material comprises an impressive 48 minutes of screen time; if you watch it all in one sitting, it’s almost like having a brand-new episode to enjoy. Whether you binge […]

‘Dallas’ Takes a Ratings Hit Against Tough Competition

To the surprise of no one, “Dallas” took a hit in the ratings this week. The TNT drama’s latest episode, “Dead Reckoning,” debuted August 25, opposite NBC’s Primetime Emmys coverage. The result: The Emmys drew 15.59 million viewers — the annual broadcast’s second biggest haul in eight years — while “Dead Reckoning” drew 1.84 million, […]

Drill Bits: ‘Dallas’ Picked Up More Viewers This Week

“Dallas’s” audience grew a little this week: “D.T.R.,” the latest episode, debuted to 1.79 million viewers on March 24, or about 8,000 more viewers than the previous entry, “Lifting the Veil,” drew one week earlier. The show lost viewers in one important category, however. “D.T.R.” grabbed 577,000 adults between 18 and 49, a demographic many […]

TNT’s Dallas Recap: ‘D.T.R.’

Here’s what happened in “D.T.R.,” TNT’s latest “Dallas” episode: • Sue Ellen struck back (part 1): Sue Ellen (Linda Gray) visited Governor McConaughey (Steven Weber) and gave him a bottle of J.R. Ewing Bourbon, hoping it would persuade him to replace Stanley Babcock, the corrupt railroad commissioner, with an appointee who would agree to revoke […]

Dallas Burning Questions: Season 3, Week 5

Here are the questions we’re pondering as we await tonight’s telecast of “D.T.R.,” TNT’s latest “Dallas” episode: • What will Sue Ellen do about John Ross? “Lifting the Veil,” last week’s episode, ended with John Ross riding high: He secured a permit to drill on Southfork and then exchanged vows with Pamela (Julie Gonzalo) during […]

Say What?! This Week’s Best Dallas Sound Bites

“Dallas” delivers the most delicious dialogue on television. Here are the best sound bites from “Lifting the Veil,” this week’s episode. Included: Sue Ellen’s delicious quip about Kristin, which wasn’t included in show but has been running in TNT’s promos for weeks. What are your favorite lines from “Lifting the Veil”? Share them below and […]

TNT’s Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘Just Like Your Daddy’

In “Lifting the Veil,” a third-season “Dallas” episode, Sue Ellen (Linda Gray) enters her son’s bedroom, where John Ross (Josh Henderson) stands in front of the mirror, getting ready for his wedding. SUE ELLEN: We’ve got to talk, John Ross. JOHN ROSS: [Turns toward her, fastens his cuff links] Sorry I’m late, Mama. I was […]

Critique: TNT’s ‘Dallas’ Episode 29 — ‘Lifting the Veil’

“Lifting the Veil” reveals new truths about several “Dallas” characters, beginning with John Ross. We’ve always known he was as ambitious and as charming as J.R., but in the scene where Sue Ellen confronts him about his infidelity and he treats her cruelly, we discover the son can also be as mean as the father. […]

Drill Bits: ‘Dallas’ Takes a Ratings Dip

“Dallas” slipped in the ratings this week: “Lifting the Veil,” the latest episode, was seen by 1.78 million viewers on March 17. This is the TNT drama’s smallest audience yet. There’s a bright spot, however: The show drew 595,000 viewers in the advertiser-prized demographic of adults between ages 18 and 49, up from 512,000 viewers […]

TNT’s Dallas Recap: ‘Lifting the Veil’

Here’s what happened in “Lifting the Veil,” TNT’s latest “Dallas” episode: • John Ross blasted Emma. On the morning of his wedding to Pamela, John Ross (Josh Henderson) received a call from his secretary Candace (Jude Demorest), who told him Stanley Babcock, the railroad commissioner who denied his drilling permit, was willing to see him. […]