Tribute to Larry Hagman Makes Bravo's DALLAS the #1 Specialty Program Monday With 453,000 Viewers

- "J.R.'s Masterpiece" is the most-watched episode of Season 2 -

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TORONTO, March 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Last night, a record 453,000 Canadians paid homage to acting great Larry Hagman as his notorious DALLAS character, J.R. Ewing, was laid to rest. The special episode, "J.R.'s Masterpiece", was the most-watched episode of the season, and made DALLAS the #1 specialty program on Monday. The episode also made Bravo the #1 non-sports specialty channel in the country in the 9 p.m. ET timeslot with total viewers and the key A18-49 and A25-54 demos. Peaking at 527,000 viewers, the episode reached a total of 723,000 Canadians.

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On the next episode of DALLAS (Monday, March 18 at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo), work is done on J.R.'s (Larry Hagman) masterpiece as the late oil baron's will impacts the family legacy. Elsewhere, Pamela (Julie Gonzalo) shows her allegiance to John Ross (Josh Henderson) and Christopher's (Jesse Metcalfe) machinations test his relationship with Elena (Jordana Brewster). Encore broadcasts of DALLAS air Saturdays at 11 a.m. ET on Bravo (visit bravo.ca to confirm local broadcast times). Episodes are also available on demand on bravo.ca.

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