via press release:
TNT to Launch Post-Episode Webshows for
All-New Series Dallas and Returning Hit Falling Skies
Cameron Mathison to Host Dallas Round-Up,
Beginning with Live Episode June 13 at 11 p.m. (ET)
Wil Wheaton to Host 2nd Watch,
Launching with Live Episode June 17 at 11 p.m. (ET)
TNT is about to take fans of the returning hit series Falling Skies and viewers of the all-new series Dallas deeper into both series with a pair of post-episode webshows. The new 15-minute digital talk shows 2nd Watch and Dallas Round-Up will feature discussions on each week’s episodes, interviews with special guests from the cast and crew, exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, fan questions, trivia and more. 2nd Watch will air on http://fallingskies.com and Dallas Round-Up will air on http://dallastnt.com.
Cameron Mathison (Good Morning America, Dancing with the Stars) is set to host Dallas Round-Up, which will kick off with a live premiere episode Wednesday, June 13, at 11 p.m. (ET), immediately following the two-hour East Coast premiere of Dallas. Dallas Round-Up will air for nine weeks and will feature such guests as Dallas stars Larry Hagman, Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray, Josh Henderson, Jesse Metcalfe, Jordana Brewster, Julie Gonzalo, Brenda Strong and Callard Harris; guest star Mitch Pileggi and executive producer/writer Cynthia Cidre and executive producer Michael M. Robin. Dallas Round-Up is presented by Lowe’s.
Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Leverage) will host 2nd Watch, which is set to launch with a live premiere episode Sunday, June 17, at 11 p.m. (ET), after the two-hour East Coast season premiere of Falling Skies. Airing over nine weeks, 2nd Watch is slated to feature such Falling Skies cast members as Noah Wyle, Moon Bloodgood, Will Patton, Drew Roy, Maxim Knight, Connor Jessup, Colin Cunningham, Sarah Sanguine Carter, Mpho Koaho and Peter Shinkoda, as well as executive producers Remi Aubuchon and Greg Beeman, consulting producer/writer Mark Verheiden and producer/writers Bradley Thompson and David Weddle.
About TNT’s Dallas
The one and only Dallas is back with more great drama. J.R., Bobby and Sue Ellen Ewing return to Southfork with their arsenal of secrets, schemes and betrayals. This time, they’re joined by the next generation of Ewings, who take ambition and deception to a new level. The battle for power, love and Southfork erupts in the new Dallas on TNT, beginning with a two-hour series premiere Wednesday, June 13, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT). The exciting drama stars Josh Henderson as John Ross, the son of J.R. and Sue Ellen Ewing; Jesse Metcalfe as Christopher, Bobby’s adopted son; Jordana Brewster as Elena Ramos, John Ross’ girlfriend; Julie Gonzalo as Rebecca Sutter, Christopher’s fiancee; and Brenda Strong as Bobby’s wife, Ann. They are joined by the original series’ iconic stars: Patrick Duffy as Bobby Ewing, Linda Gray as Sue Ellen Ewing and Larry Hagman as J.R. Ewing. Shot on location in the titl e city, Dallas comes to TNT from Warner Horizon Television, with pilot writer Cynthia Cidre and Michael M. Robin serving as executive producers. TNT’s Dallas is based upon the series created by David Jacobs.
Dallas news and hi-res artwork available at http://tntnewsroom/show/dallas/.
About TNT’s Falling Skies
The wait is nearly over as basic cable’s #1 new series of 2011 returns to continue its extraordinary story about life and survival in the wake of a catastrophic alien invasion. Noah Wyle stars as a college professor who becomes an unlikely resistance leader in this gripping series from DreamWorks Television and executive producer Steven Spielberg. Moon Bloodgood, Will Patton, Drew Roy, Maxim Knight and Connor Jessup also star when the series returns with a two-hour season premiere Sunday, June 17, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT). Falling Skies scored more than 6.9 million viewers in its first season and ranked as basic cable’s #1 new series of the year. In addition to Spielberg, Falling Skies is executive-produced by DreamWorks Television heads Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank. Remi Aubuchon and Greg Beeman also serve as executive producers.
Falling Skies news and hi-res artwork available at http://tntnewsroom/show/fallingskies/.
TNT, one of cable’s top-rated networks, is television’s destination for drama. Seen in 99 million households, TNT is home to such original drama series as The Closer, Rizzoli & Isles, Falling Skies, Franklin & Bash, Leverage, Southland and the upcoming Major Crimes, Dallas, Perception and Monday Mornings. The network also features dramatic unscripted originals like this summer’s The Great Escape and the upcoming Boston Blue (w.t.) and 72 Hours (w.t.). In addition, TNT is the cable home to popular dramas like The Mentalist, Bones, Supernatural, Las Vegas, Law & Order and Castle, which starts this year; primetime specials, such as the Screen Actors Guild Awards®; blockbuster movies; and championship sports coverage, including NASCAR, the NBA and the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship.
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