Larry Hagman, Linda Gray and Patrick Duffy are among the stars as the glossy reboot of American night-time soap 'Dallas'
launches in London with a Texan themed party. (Aug. 22)
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SHOTLIST (including transcript):-TNT1. TV clip: "Dallas" (2012) AP EntertainmentLondon, 21 August 20122. Mid of horses by the River Thames3. Mid of cows fighting 4. Close of Southfork Ranch signage, pull to wide5. Various of photocall of Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray and 6. SOUNDBITE (English) (r-l) Larry Hagman, Linda Gray and Patrick Duffy, actors, on their London premiere party:Duffy: "We were really launched here thirty years ago when you guys adopted us and said that we were your favorite show. Then all of a sudden we were an international success not just one in the U.S. so thank you for that and I hope that you will do it again."Gray: "We love you over here so thank you very much."TNT7. TV clip: "Dallas" (2012) AP EntertainmentLondon, 21 August 20128. SOUNDBITE: (English) (r-l) Larry Hagman, Linda Gray and Patrick Duffy, actors, on why now was a good time for the return of the show:Gray: "It is needed right now, people love to watch the Ewings and see what they are up to and it is great fun."Duffy: "There is so much reality television and so many musical contests and things like that. This is good old fashioned drama and it is the sit on the edge of your seat kind of stuff and it is kind of fun. I think people need to have fun and not root for someone to get eliminated and all of that kind of stuff. So this is a good reason to have us on now."TNT9. TV clip: "Dallas" (2012) AP EntertainmentLondon, 21 August 201210. SOUNDBITE: (English) Brenda Strong, actress:"You can never have too much good scripted drama and we finally ended up with a script that these three would agree to. So they said yes and luckily I got to come along for the ride."11. SOUNDBITE: (English) Jesse Metcalfe, actor, on what advice the older cast members gave him:"They weren't overzealous with the advice. But they did say, don't take anything too seriously and enjoy the ride because they had an incredible wild ride when they were shooting the original series and we hope to capture some of that with the new series."12. SOUNDBITE: (English) Josh Henderson, actor:"They told me to have fun, especially Larry, Larry was like, 'enjoy it.' "Dallas" means the ride of your life, have fun. And I so much have. They are best friends and you can see that when you look at them and we are a family and it really works."TNT13. TV clip: "Dallas" (2012)