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Iconic 'Dallas' returns to British TV screen with new series in 2012

October 11, 2011 - London

Iconic American TV show 'Dallas' is set to return to UK screens in a totally new series.

The 10-part series comes after Channel 5 snapped up the rights to a revamped version of the original show, which ran on TV from 1978 to 1991.

The remake is a continuation of the original series and features former stars such as Patrick Duffy and Linda Gray, with Larry Hagman reprising his role as JR Ewing, along with newcomers, and is expected to be screened next year.he new series features Jesse Metcalfe and Brenda Strong, both from Desperate Housewives.

"With its alluring mix of wealth, seduction, scandal and intrigue, there is something for everyone on the Southfork Ranch and it's a hugely exciting addition to our 2012 schedule," The Mirror quoted Jeff Ford, Channel 5's director of programmes as saying.


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