TNT’s Michael Wright On Plans For J.R. Funeral On ‘Dallas’: TCA

Diane Haithman contributes to Deadline’s TCA coverage.

In his opening remarks during the Turner portion of the TCA press tour this morning, TNT head of original programming Michael Wright addressed the recent passing of Dallas star Larry Hagman. He said he was “very saddened” by Hagman’s death and confirmed that the TNT reboot will honor Hagman’s passing with “an episode including J.R.’s funeral” as part of “a storyline that would have made Larry very happy.”

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