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'Dallas' premiere strikes it rich for TNT

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  • TNT's reboot of the classic series "Dallas" averaged 6.8 million viewers Wednesday
  • It was the No. 1 scripted series premiere on all of cable so far this year
  • The show attracted 1.9 million adults 18-49 and 2.4 million adults 25-54
The premiere of "Dallas" — TNT's reboot of the classic series — averaged 6.8 million viewers on Wednesday, making it the No. 1 scripted series premiere on all of cable so far this year.
TNT, as a result, was the No. 1 network among basic cable Wednesday. The show that stars Larry Hagman, Linda Gray, Jesse Metcalfe and Jordana Brewster lured 1.9 million adults 18-49 and 2.4 million adults 25-54.
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