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PIONEERS OF TELEVISION

Primetime Soaps

  • Aired: 01/22/2013
  • 52:00
  • Rating: NR
Dallas and Dynasty kicked off the nighttime soap frenzy in the late 1970s, a phenomenon that continued through the last season of Knots Landing in 1993. The episode offers new details about the famous “Who Shot JR” episode of Dallas. Interviewees in this episode include Larry Hagman, Joan Collins, Linda Evans, Patrick Duffy, Diahann Carroll, Linda Gray, Michele Lee, Joan Van Ark and Donna Mills.
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"Dallas," "Dynasty" and "Knots Landing" were all part of the nighttime soap frenzy.
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