Larry Hagman, the television icon best known for playing J.R. Ewing on CBS' Dallas as well as TNT's current incarnation, died Friday, TVGuide.com has confirmed. He was 81.
Hagman died of complications from...
After 21 years and one of the biggest TV cliff-hangers of all time, Dallas returns to TV this June on TNT. Just don't call the new series a reboot or a remake.
"I couldn't imagine making a remake. We've seen it. There were 357 episodes," Dallas executive producer Cynthia Cidre told reporters Saturday at TNT's winter TV previews. "It just seemed natural to catch up with Ewing family 20 years later."
When we return to Southfork, Bobby Ewing is happily re-married — to Desperate Housewives' Brenda Strong! -- and his adopted son, Christopher (Jesse Metcalfe) is desperate to push the Ewing family into a new, more environmentally minded direction away from oil. However...