Things are always heating up on TNT’s Dallas, but with Elena sleeping with John Ross to get her hands on the letter that details J.R.’s plan for the Ewings to frame Cliff for his murder, they’re about to reach a boil. One man who always keeps his cool is Patrick Duffy (Bobby), which he proves taking our Pop Culture Personality Test. Watch the video and read the transcript below. Dallas airs Mondays at 9 p.m. ET on TNT. READ FULL STORY
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'Dallas': Josh Henderson, Linda Gray reveal their first celebrity crushes in our Pop Culture Personality Test -- VIDEO
When Dallas stars Josh Henderson and Linda Gray sit down next to each other, it’s as if they’re sitting down on the couch at home. They start talking about their day, and he inevitably calls her “Momma.” They say, “I love you” between jokes and stories, and you can’t help but forget that they only play a mother-son duo on television. (And a very complicated mother-son duo at that.)
So before you get caught up in tonight’s juicy episode of Dallas, we sat the stars down for a quick Pop Culture Personality Test, where they revealed their first celebrity crushes, the movies that scared them the most, and more.
Watch it below: READ FULL STORY
You can’t go home again — unless you’re a television star.
ABC announced a big shocker Thursday: Isaiah Washington, who played heart surgeon Dr. Preston Burke on three seasons of Grey’s Anatomy, will soon reprise the role he left in 2007. Washington exited the show after his contract was not renewed, following accusations that he had used a homophobic slur in reference to his then co-star T.R. Knight. He is set to return in a May episode, which will coincide with Sandra Oh’s departure from the medical drama. (Washington played Oh’s love interest on the show; their story ended with Burke leaving Oh’s Cristina Yang on their wedding day.)
Washington is just one of several actors who have reprised a well-known role. Here’s a roundup of some of TV’s most notable returns:
TNT’s Dallas is gunning for more watercooler moments in its third season, and scene-stealer Judith Light, who recurs as sharp-tongued matriarch Judith Ryland, certainly provided one in Monday’s episode (read our full recap). You’re going to want to watch it below.
The backstory for those who haven’t been tuning in: Judith Ryland made her triumphant return in the hour after her son, Harris (Mitch Pileggi) — the bastard ex-husband of Bobby Ewing’s wife Ann, with whom Harris shares a conniving daughter — pushed her down the stairs and locked her away in a “rehab” facility in season 2. She insisted upon taking back control of the family transport company, which she’d just learned was muling cocaine for a Mexican cartel. She also wanted to renegotiate the terms of that arrangement: “I made my bones dealing with psychopaths and criminals while you were still playing with your Easy Bake Oven,” she hissed to Harris. Together they went to Nuevo Laredo, where mama not only liked the idea of the cartel honcho frisking her for a wire but also the concept of product-testing. READ FULL STORY
Aaaannnd exhale. After weeks of Olympic coverage, it’s just about time to get back to our regularly scheduled programming. My DVR might not be happy about, but I’m over the moon.
This is the week when your favorite shows find their way back to your TV screens. From the long-awaited returns of Scandal and Grey’s Anatomy to the season premieres of Dallas and The Voice, it’s hard to go wrong with your television choices. Meanwhile, at the theater, Liam Neeson is heating up the screen, and elsewhere, we’ve found book and album releases that are not to be missed. Basically, you’ve got a lot of work to do this week. Enjoy!
It’s the biggest PBS phenomenon since Sesame Street, and might very well be the classiest thing you do every Sunday night. Yes, Downton Abbey is returning on Jan. 5, and Entertainment Weekly was on the set for season four of the British TV phenomenon. Creator Julian Fellowes’ wildly popular period drama about life on a decadent English countryside estate shocked viewers last season with two major character deaths (we’ll never forget you, Matthew and Sybil!), and the show’s anticipated fourth season promises to be nothing short of shocking, exciting, and traumatic — which is just what we’ve come to expect of the Grantham and Crawley clan. Even guest star Shirley MacLaine was floored by the show’s drama: “When Matthew died I nearly threw a chair at the television. I thought, what is Julian Fellowes doing? It took me a few days to get over it.” READ FULL STORY
The holiday season is a time for peace on earth — and between family members — and TNT’s marketing department is very cleverly using that as a means to plug the return of Dallas later this winter. Watch the NSFW video below.
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Ross and Rachel. Carrie and Big. Clair and Cliff. Ricky and Lucy. These are just a few of the iconic pairings competing for the chance to be EW’s “Greatest TV Couple of All Time.” Check out our full bracket here and vote in the polls below to determine who will move on to the next round. Now for the 16 couples in our “I Thought Our Story Was Epic” conference. READ FULL STORY
The March 11 episode of TNT’s Dallas features J.R. Ewing’s funeral, but tonight’s hour (9 p.m. ET) is, according to the network’s promo, “the end of J.R. Ewing.” Haven’t been watching the reboot’s second season but want to take part in this pop culture moment? Here’s a quick primer:
1. While season 1 of TNT’s Dallas was about J.R. (Larry Hagman) and his son John Ross (Josh Henderson) scheming to steal Southfork from Bobby (Patrick Duffy), whose name is still on the deed, season 2 has revolved around John Ross and J.R. trying to gain control of Ewing Energies. John Ross, Bobby, Bobby’s son Christopher (Jesse Metcalfe), and Christopher’s fiancée Elena (Jordana Brewster) were equal partners in the business until last week’s episode. John Ross had made sure Elena’s brother Drew (Kuno Becker) got caught transporting stolen goods. Drew pled guilty, which violated the morality clause in the contract Elena had with John Ross’ mother, Sue Ellen (Linda Gray), who’d loaned Elena money in season 1 to drill a well that Drew had recently been put in charge of (Elena had yet to strike oil and Sue Ellen, prompted by John Ross, was demanding a return on her investment). Bobby had season 1 dirt on J.R. and John Ross saved on a cloud drive, which he was prepared to turn over to the authorities if Sue Ellen tried to seize Elena’s assets — namely her shares of Ewing Energies. But when Bobby went to show the evidence to Sue Ellen, he realized a video that J.R. had sent him of a dog playing basketball had planted some kind of virus on Bobby’s laptop that erased the cloud drive. J.R., by this point, was already gone. We have no idea where he went. Sue Ellen, meanwhile, later showed up at Ewing Energies ready to take her seat at the table. Assuming that sticks, John Ross and his mother now control 50 percent of the company. That’s important because… READ FULL STORY
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