J.R. Ewing

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Statue of Texas’ Legend Larry Hagman Revealed

Statue of actor Larry Hagmen revealed in hometown on his birthday.

CBS 11–09/21/2014

Writer Bill Simmons (Photo by Rob Loud/Getty Images)

Bill Simmons, The Cowboys, J.R. Ewing And Our ‘Self-Image’

When it comes to taking complex social issues and transforming them into pudding to be consumed by what Bill seemingly views as the Lowest-Common-Denominator consumer (his fans), Bill Simmons suffers from “Bill Simmons Syndrome Syndrome.’’

05/30/2013

Actor Larry Hagman played J.R. Ewing on the television series "Dallas." (credit: CHRISTIAN ALMINANA/AFP/Getty Images)

City Raising Life-Sized Statue Of Actor Larry Hagman

The city of Weatherford is planning to honor actor Larry Hagman with a life-sized statue. Space for the statue has been cleared in the city’s new Heritage Park.

CBSDFW.COM–03/15/2013

Actor Larry Hagman played J.R. Ewing on the television series "Dallas." (credit: CHRISTIAN ALMINANA/AFP/Getty Images)

In Memoriam: Celebrity Deaths Of 2012

This year the world said goodbye to many famous public figures and celebrities. We can’t cover them all here in a blog but I will cover those who made contributions to the CBS Television Network that has made it the most successful television network in the history of mankind:

12/26/2012

UK: British Soap Awards - Pressroom

Network: Funeral Coming For J.R. Ewing On New ‘Dallas’

J.R. Ewing will get a send-off with a proper funeral on “Dallas.” The network that airs the new “Dallas: television show said the program will feature a funeral for Larry Hagman’s memorable character at some point.

12/11/2012

Larry Hagman as J.R. Ewing from TV series "Dallas" (AP Photo)

City Dealing To Keep Shooting J.R. In Dallas

The rebooted TV show ‘Dallas’ will debut on June 15, but before it even hits the screen there is already talk of it being renewed for another season. City of Dallas officials want to make sure if that happens, the filming will continue in Big D.

05/21/2012

Actor Larry Hagman played J.R. Ewing on the television series "Dallas." (credit: CHRISTIAN ALMINANA/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Dallas’ Star Larry Hagman Diagnosed With Cancer

Larry Hagman has been diagnosed with cancer. The 80-year-old actor famous for playing J.R. Ewing on the CBS show “Dallas” made the announcement in a statement Friday.

10/14/2011

Actor Larry Hagman's personal antiques, fine and decorative art, furniture, and memorabilia from the 1980's primetime soap opera 'Dallas'. (credit: Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images)

It’s Official – New ‘Dallas’ TV series Will Be Shot In Dallas

Back in the day, if you said “Dallas” to anyone, they would ask you if you knew J.R. Ewing. Well, the Ewing clan is back and the city of Dallas has been selected as the location to shoot the all-new television series.

07/11/2011

Larry Hagman as J.R. Ewing from TV series "Dallas" (AP Photo)

J.R. To Be Shot In Dallas

The saga of Southfork Ranch is returning to TV, and the City of Dallas is proud to finally say that J.R. will be shot here.

03/16/2011

Larry Hagman as J.R. Ewing from TV series "Dallas" (AP Photo)

‘Who Shot J.R.?’ – 30 Years Later

They were the shots heard around the world. Two .38 caliber slugs to the gut took “Dallas” from a primetime guilty pleasure to a pop-culture phenomenon.

CBSDFW.COM–11/19/2010