Top-Ranked "Dallas" Wrangles 3.2 Million Viewers and Solid Demo Growth
TNT's Dallas held its own against tough competition last night, delivering 3.2 million viewers in Live + Same Day and ranking as cable's #1 program yesterday with total viewers and adults 25-54. The show scored solid growth among key demos compared to last week's episode, with adults 18-49 up 8% to 1 million and adults 25-54 up 9% to 1.3 million.
Dallas, which will close out its first season next Wednesday at 9 p.m. (ET/PT), currently ranks as cable's #1 new drama of 2012-to-date with adults 18-49 and adults 25-54. The series marks the return of J.R., Bobby and Sue Ellen Ewing to Southfork, complete with their arsenal of secrets, schemes and betrayals. This time, they also have to deal with the next generation of Ewings, who take ambition and deception to a new level. exciting drama stars Josh Henderson as John Ross, the son of J.R. and Sue Ellen Ewing; Jesse Metcalfe as Christopher, Bobby's adopted son; Jordana Brewster as Elena Ramos, John Ross' girlfriend; Julie Gonzalo as Rebecca Sutter, Christopher's fiancee; and Brenda Strong as Bobby's wife, Ann. They are joined by the original series' iconic stars: Patrick Duffy as Bobby Ewing, Linda Gray as Sue Ellen Ewing and Larry Hagman as J.R. Ewing.
Shot on location in the title city, Dallas comes to TNT from Warner Horizon Television, with pilot writer Cynthia Cidre and Michael M. Robin serving as executive producers. TNT's Dallas is based upon the series created by David Jacobs.