Just two weeks after the dramatic season finale of "Dallas," which found one of its lead characters killed after the car they were in exploded, TNT has opted to cancel the series after just three seasons, the network announced today.
All we can say about the season three finale of TNT’s primetime soap, “Dallas,” is holy sheep sh*%#t! A promo for the popular series teased that an Ewing was going to die in last night’s September 22 episode, and by golly, the show followed through: Christopher Ewing (played by former “Passions” star Jesse Metcalf) died in a fiery car explosion, much to the horror of audiences everywhere!
TNT has announced that the third season of "Dallas" will kick off on Monday, February 24, which will be the first season without actor Larry Hagman and his iconic character J.R. Ewing. Hagman died just before season two premiered, and as a result the show was forced to kill off the character as well. In season three, Patrick Duffy's Bobby Ewing is now the senior member of the Ewing family following the death of his older brother. John Ross (Josh Henderson) is out to prove he can be just as powerful an ally or enemy as his infamous father. Meanwhile, Bobby's adopted son Christopher (Jesse Metcalfe) is newly single and determined to make a name for himself and his family in the world of natural gas. John Ross and Christopher’s former girlfriend, Elena Ramos (Jordana Brewster), is now blinded by thoughts of justice for previous wrongs.
Larry Hagman, best known for such iconic roles as Major Tony Nelson on "I Dream of Jeannie" and J.R. Ewing on "Dallas," has died, reports The Dallas Morning News. The actor, 81, died at 4:20 PM local time earlier today.