Aug 26, 2015
Prime time producers found audiences ripe for serialized dramas in the late 70s and early 80s. Advanced TV Herstory explores the most memorable two matriarchs: Miss Ellie Ewing and Angela Channing, of Dallas and Falcon Crest respectively. Actresses Barbara Bel Geddes and Jane Wyman brought stature to this new genre. These two women characters and the plotlines of the long-running series, were far more bold than their daytime counterparts. Shoulder pads? Check. Hair? Check. Showdown in the board room? Check? Then.... ACTION!