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TNT Greenlights 'Dallas' Reboot

Will offer sneak peak during premieres of 'Rizzoli & Isles' and 'Closer'
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TNT has officially
greenlit their Dallas reboot, the network announced Friday.

Based on the
popular series that ran from 1978-1991, Dallas centers around the
rivalries and power struggles within a the Ewing family, a Texas oil and cattle-ranching
dynasty. The original was famous for its notable cliffhangers, including the
well-known, "Who Shot J.R.?"

TNT will be giving
viewers a sneak peak of Dallas during the season
premieres of Rizzoli & Isles and The Closer, both of which
are on Monday, June 11. Sneak peaks can also be viewed at
http://www.dallastnt.com.

The new series stars Josh Henderson (90210), Jesse Metcalfe (John
Tucker Must Die
), Jordana Brewster (Fast & Furious), Julie
Gonzalo (Veronica Mars) and Brenda Strong (Desperate Housewives),
who will be joined by original castmembers Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray and Larry
Hagman.

The 10-episode season is expected to premiere in summer 2012.

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