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“Dynasty” is coming back to television in the form of a younger, sexier, sassier CW series.
In anticipation of the fall debut, the cast and creators of The CW’s “Dynasty” addressed the press for the first time on Wednesday at the Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills for a well-received panel about the differences and similarities to the original primetime soap opera.
The cast and executive producers, Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage of “Gossip Girl” and writer Sallie Patrick, expressed their desire to honor the original characters, while also making them their own. “I wanted to bring my own thing to her. I think she’s feisty as ever,” Gillies said.
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- Elizabeth Wagmeister
Advertisers attracted to a growing slate of superhero dramas and a revival of the long-running drama “Dynasty” helped boost upfront volume at the CW, another signal that the 2017 market for TV advertising could be more robust than had been previously expected.
The CW expects a gain in volume of advance ad commitments of between 3% and 5%, according to a person familiar with the matter. This means the network, owned jointly by CBS and Time Warner, could have collected commitments worth between $490.9 million and $549.4 million. In 2016, the CW notched commitments believed to be valued between $476.6 million and $523.2 million.
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- Brian Steinberg
The CW just released a first look at their upcoming Dynasty reboot, but what about the original series? Today, the network also announced the '80s primetime soap is coming to their streaming platform, CW Seed.From executive producer Aaron Spelling, the drama first premiered in 1981 and centered on "the lives and loves of the fabulously wealthy Carrington family and their rivals, the Colbys." The cast included John Forsythe, Linda Evans, and Joan Collins. The series ran for nine seasons before ending in 1989.Read More… »
Someone is close to living a life like they're on Dynasty — and that may include some epic brawling.
The "Dynasty Mansion," famously known as the setting for the catfight between Krystle (Linda Evans) and Alexis Carrington (Joan Collins), is for sale at a listing price of $28 million. And the lily pond where the claws came out on the 1980s series is still intact.
Built in 1913, the Arden Villa's main residence offers 13,000 square feet of space including its spacious entertainment rooms, nine bathrooms, five main bedrooms and a lavish and luxurious master »
- Brian Porreca
The CW channel has picked up a reboot series of 1980s show Dynasty starring Elizabeth Gillies. The CW Picks Up Dynasty Reboot The Dynasty project, spearheaded by Gossip Girl creators Stephanie Savage and Josh Schwartz, was announced last September. The series follows members of rival powerful families, and the original starred John Forsythe, Joan Collins and Linda Evans. The reboot will be told from the perspectives […]
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- Hillary Luehring-Jones
Dynasty is returning to television. The CW has ordered Dynasty to series for the 2017-2018. The reboot of the classic primetime soap starring Joan Collins will now star Grant Show, Elizabeth Gillies, Nathalie Kelley, James Mackay, Alan Dale, Sam Adegoke, Robert Christopher Riley and Rafael de la Fuente. No premiere date or episode count was announced. The CW's Dynasty hails from Gossip Girl and The O.C. veterans Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage and executive producers Sallie Patrick of Revenge, Esther and Richard Shapiro, the creators of the original Dynasty, and Jane the Virgin's Brad Siberling. The original Dynasty ran for 220 episodes on ABC from 1981-1989. Over the years it starred Linda Evans, »
After dash cam footage of her 2014 DUI arrest surfaced last week, Dynasty legend Linda Evans is clearing the air on speculations of whether or not the beloved former actress was suffering from a addiction problem.
“When I saw the footage, I was surprised because I don’t remember myself that way,” Evans exclusively tells People. “That’s not the way I perceive myself. To see it, it was disturbing. I saw the pain in my eyes. It just took me right back to the moment.”
In May 2014, the 74-year-old was pulled over in her home state of Washington for driving erratically. »
- Christina Dugan
7 items from 2017
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