Was Dallas considered a soap opera? Dallas is an American prime time television soap opera that aired on CBS from April 2, 1978, to May 3, 1991. The series revolves around an affluent and feuding Texas family, the Ewings, who own the independent oil company Ewing Oil and the cattle-ranching land of Southfork.
Why was Dallas Cancelled? On October 3, 2014, the series was cancelled by TNT after three seasons, because of the declining ratings.
How many seasons was Dallas on TV? Dallas, American television soap opera that revolutionized prime-time drama and was one of the most popular programs of the 1980s. Dallas started as a five-part miniseries on CBS in April 1978 and continued to air for 13 full seasons (1978–91), becoming one of the era’s signature shows and a global phenomenon.
Who were the main characters in Dallas?