Drill Bits: ‘Dallas’ Returns to TNT — and So Do Viewers

“Dallas” returned for its third season on February 24 — and so did the TNT dramas’s loyal fans. The episode, “The Return,” drew 2.7 million viewers, matching the show’s audience average on Monday nights last year. “It was a big night of television and ‘Dallas’ held its own. That’s good news,” says Marc Berman, editor in […]

Let’s Discuss ‘The Return’ Tonight on #DallasChat

You’re invited to join Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat on Twitter, which I’ll hold Tuesday, February 25, from 9 to 10 p.m. Eastern time. We’ll discuss “The Return,” TNT’s third-season “Dallas” opener. This will be #DallasChat’s first appearance in its new Tuesday time slot, and to mark the occasion, I’m going to shake up our format. […]

The Dal-List: 5 Women Who Spied for Cliff Barnes

Say what you will about Cliff Barnes (Ken Kercheval), but the man knows how to get women to spy on the Ewings for him. In “The Return,” TNT’s third-season “Dallas” opener, Elena Ramos (Jordana Brewster) becomes the latest gal to go undercover on Cliff’s behalf. Here’s a look at five others. 5. Julie Grey. When J.R. […]

The Dal-List: 5 Ewings Who Had Multiple Southfork Weddings

In “The Return,” “Dallas’s” third-season opener, Pamela (Julie Gonzalo) says she’s “feeling a little shy” about having another wedding at Southfork. Sue Ellen’s response: “Trust me. You won’t be the first bride to have had multiple weddings here.” She ain’t kidding. Here are three others, along with two grooms who couldn’t stop tempting the notorious […]

In Season 3, ‘Dallas’ Resets the Chessboard, J.R. Style

Who misses J.R.? We all do, but the third season of TNT’s “Dallas” still manages to be fun, freewheeling television — even if our beloved Larry Hagman is no longer there to breathe life into his most famous character. Watching next week’s season premiere is a little like attending a family reunion after the loss […]

New ‘Dallas’ Episode Titles Surface

The titles and airdates for the first six episodes from “Dallas’s” new season are starting to pop up on TiVo and online TV listings. Stop reading now if you don’t appreciate breathless speculation about even the tiniest “Dallas” tidbits. Here are the titles and dates: “The Return,” February 24; “Trust Me,” March 3; “Playing Chicken,” March […]