Fantastic news! TNT’s reboot of Dallas which had had stellar cable ratings over the past three weeks of its first season debut, already got picked up by the network for a season two! Can you say, “Bonafide Hit?”
In a press release today TNT programming president Michael Wright announced that the Dallas has been given the orders for another 15 episodes that will debut in 2013! So far, the show is averaging 6.9 million viewers for its first season.
Wright stated, “Dallas has been a success for us on every level: pitch-perfect writing, smart directing and buzz-worthy performances by a new generation of stars and their iconic counterparts. With Dallas’ top-flight ratings, robust growth through time-shifted viewing and the extensive online buzz, it’s clear the Ewings of Southfork have once again captured the imagination of viewers.”
So look for more dysfunctional family drama, just like us soapers, like it! What do you think of the quick renewal pick-up? Do you think it gives hope that the soaps are going to have a true resurgence on primetime? Will the rumored Dynasty reboot be next in line?