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Keck's Exclusives: Dallas Video First Look — Bobby Visits Ewing Cemetery

Patrick Duffy

With the Ewing family in crisis (are they ever not?), Bobby (Patrick Duffy) is forced to make a difficult choice about the future of Southfork on tonight's Dallas (9/8c, TNT). So who does a cowboy turn to at such a crossroads? His late mama, naturally.

As this first look video clip shows, Bobby brings a simple bouquet of flowers to the woodsy grave of Miss Ellie, a.k.a. Eleanor Southworth Ewing Farlow, who passed away in 2001. Keep an eye out for other Ewing headstones in the gated family plot, including... read more

The Dummies' Guide to Dallas

Dallas

Who shot J.R.? That was the question that plagued millions of Dallas viewers during the summer of 1980. But that famous phrase may also be the only thing today's advertiser-coveted youths know about the veteran CBS nighttime soap. However, it's both of these groups, the obsessive former fans and those unacquainted with the Ewing family, that TNT hopes to win over with its reboot, which premieres Wednesday at 9/8c. Just in case, TVGuide.com has devised a handy cheat sheet to catch newbies up on all the romance, backstabbing and, of course, who actually killed J.R. (Um, spoiler alert?).... read more

Keck's Exclusives First Look: Dallas Honors Miss Ellie

Dallas

J.R., Sue Ellen, Bobby, Ray, Cliff and Lucy will be back at Southfork when TNT's Dallas premieres June 13, but one original cast member will not return. Barbara Bel Geddes, who played beloved matriarch Miss Ellie, passed away in 2005, and the series will explain that her... read more

Keck's Exclusives: Dallas 2011: Miss Ellie Dead, Bobby Remarried

Dallas

TNT is currently negotiating deals with veteran Dallas stars Larry Hagman, Patrick Duffy and Linda Gray to head down south in early February to join a cast of hot, younger Ewings for a continuation of the 1978-91 primetime soap. And a lot has changed since we last visited with the Ewings in CBS's 1996 and 1998 reunion movies. read more

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Stage and screen star Barbara Bel Geddes, best known for playing Dallas matriarch Miss Ellie, died at her home in Northeast Harbor, Maine, on Monday. The cause of death was lung cancer. Bel Geddes was 82. For more on her illustrious career, see Wednesday's Entertainment News.... Matthew McGrory, a 7-foot-plus actor who appeared in such movies as Big Fish, Men in Black II and The Devil's Rejects, died Tuesday of natural causes. He was 32. read more

MOURNING MISS ELLIE

Barbara Bel Geddes

Stage and screen star Barbara Bel Geddes, best known for playing Dallas matriarch Miss Ellie, died at her home in Northeast Harbor, Maine, on Monday, the San Francisco Gate reports. The cause of death was lung cancer. Bel Geddes was 82. The daughter of famed theatrical set designer Norman Bel Geddes, the actress started her career on Broadway, then made her film debut in 1947's The Long Night. Not two years later, she garnered her first Oscar nod, for I Remember Mama. Her other noteworthy projects include Elia Kazan's Panic in the Streets, read more

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