30 November 2012 7:20 AM, PST | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

You’d think after a long holiday weekend my notebook would be fairly light, but it’s been a busy back-to-work week. I’ve got Sons of Anarchy scoop, Scandal spoilers and Cougar Town tidbits to pass along...

... But first, I want to mention the passing of a TV icon Larry Hagman. I remember the original Dallas, so was thrilled when TNT rebooted the prime time soap earlier this year. One of the most exciting things about Dallas Season 1 was that Jr, who Hagman began playing in 1978, was still Jr and Hagman was clearly having a blast stirring the pot with Jr’s devilish ways.

Doing press for the show was just as thrilling and meeting Hagman, as well as other original cast members Patrick Duffy and Linda Gray, was a marvel because the actor was so full of life, cracking jokes and fist bumping every journalist in the press »

- jimhalterman@gmail.com (Jim Halterman)

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