Posts Tagged ‘J.R. Ewing’

The Shows That Changed Television

Sunday, November 1st, 2015

RemingtonTelevision’s progress as a creative medium began, arguably, with I Love Lucy, starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.  When the television series about a ditzy redhead married to a Cuban bandleader premiered on CBS in 1951, it introduced the three-camera format with different sets on a soundstage.

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J.R.’s Back and You’re Gonna Be in Trouble As “Dallas” Returns

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

Returning to television tonight on TNT at 9:00 pm, Dallas is an example of branding.

That’s “branding” as in image, marketing, and monetizing. For a moment, the word “branding” might have triggered images of cattle. It’s a logical nexus. After all, Jock and Miss Ellie Ewing were regular attendees of the Cattlemen’s Ball, the Southfork Ranch is spread across 100,000 acres of land, and the Ewing family prizes its ranching roots.

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