Watching Dallas again 2: Locating viewing pleasures—An audience study of the new Dallas

Raquel L. Raj, Mabel Wale, Joscha-Nicolai Spoellmink, Arelis Dania, Amanda Gilroy


This audience reception project performs a study of the first season of the new Dallas (2012–14) in terms of its lack of ironic viewing, which relegates the show to a restorative form of nostalgia.


Ien Ang; Nostalgia; TV studies

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