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Dynasty Renewed For Second Season By The CW!

While the ratings have been less than stellar, but with a move to Friday night’s and the addition of Nicollette Sheridan as Alexis Carrington which saw an uptick, the CW announced it has officially renewed Dynasty for a second season!

According to Deadline on the surprise renewal: “The reboot of the classic 1980s soap has a lucrative distribution deal with Netflix for CBS TV Studios, whose parent CBS co-owns the CW. Additionally, the CW brass hope that the arrival of Nicollette Sheridan as Alexis Carrington would provide the spark that Joan Collins delivered when she joined the original series as Alexis in Season 2.”

The CW also renewed Riverdale, Jane the Virgin, The Flash, Arrow and Supernatural among others.

So, glad to hear more CW Dynasty is on the way? Comment below!

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mike
mike

This version of Dynasty is like a bad cartoon. The one good thing they have is Alan Dale as Anders.

su0000
su0000

I haven’t heard of Dynasty , not until it was talked of being a comeback soap, or some such thing..
So– I checked in 3 times..
0ooh gawd! it is so awful !!
It’s so phony! phooey! ..

( 3 strikes and I was out …

dmr
dmr

The “real” Dynasty was great-full of 80’s soapy goodness! I haven’t checked out this version, and I don’t plan on it. We had Dynasty, Dallas, and Knots Landing in the 80’s-such great drama!

Phil
Phil

I’m thrilled! I’m loving this show! Nicolette Sheridan is awesome as Alexis! I hope the cast Adam next season!

Linda
Linda

I am SO glad to hear that Dynasty has been renewed! I love this show!

SO glad to hear that Riverdale has been renewed as well!

Jamesj75
Jamesj75

Linda, I am with you on both counts. I had never watched anything on CW until Riverdale premiered. Both shows are enjoyable.

Kyle
Kyle

Hooray! I’m surprised and pleased. The writing (especially some of the one-liners) is smart, campy, and fun. This show is my guilty pleasure.

Phil
Phil

Campy! Exactly! Finally someone who understands the concept!

Antonio
Antonio

Joan Collins, the original Alexis Carrington, came in with incoming writers Eileen and Robert Mason Pollock. No such luck for Nicolette Sheridan. She is good, but the show is crap.

Rodd
Rodd

I’m happy. It’s not the old Dynasty that I loved, but there are a number of familiar elements and a lot of newer ones that keep me tuning in. Glad it’ll be around for another season.

Iakovos
Iakovos

Cannot believe this decision based on the anemic ratings. The CW though does give its series a chance, more than other outlets. (And a sweet distribution deal helps.) This DYNASTYreally is less a reboot than a new soap using familiar names and relationships. It is not especially memorable but it is naughty frothy fun. Maybe producers will tweak some with the opportunity of a secure future. I miss the slow builds those 1980s primetime soaps had. Now it seems every episode has to have an over-the-top moment or quickly resolved arc. (Thanks EMPIRE!) Wonder where the show will land. I hope The CW has a plan to reintroduce Season 1 to build interest,.

Phil
Phil

Actually this IS a reboot! This is where it is important to understand the difference between a reboot and a revival! A revival is a continuation of some sort from the original ala 90210 and Melrose Place! A reboot is a reinvention of the original using the same concept and hitting the reset button. It is a new way of telling the old story. Keep in mind Dynasty has NEVER been a classy show. It has always been a trashy larger than life drama! It has always been a guilty pleasure with over the top stories and scenery chewing characters. It has always been light hearted and was never like Empire or even Riverdale! Frankly, I think the show accomplishes everything it sets out to accomplish. If you are looking for grounded stories then it isn’t the show for you. The Carrington are NOT everyday people they are so far removed from the first generations that they were born with silver spoons in their mouths! Don’t watch for reality watch for its flashy cheese because that is exactly what it is meant to be! Gawdy you say? Check out the original because it too was Gawdy and flashy and far from grounded… it was like any other 80s Primetime Soap, save Knots Landing! As for rebroadcasting season one, the series currently airs on international versions of NETFLlX and plays out at the same time we view the series! It will be available for streaming in its entirety on Netflix US once it finishes here!

James
James

Ratings are irrelevant when a show has a lucrative streaming deal that allows for worldwide distribution with a same-day window, similar to that of Riverdale.

That will, at the very least, guarantee Dynasty two season tops. And yeah, I share your hope that the reboot will make needed tweaks.

Satan
Satan

When Dallas did their reboot a few years back, they did it the right way…. they brought back JR, Bobby, and Sue Ellen, but their grown kids were introduced as primary characters. The idea -in the long term – was to pass the torch off to the kids entirely.

It only went wrong when Larry Hagman passed away, and even with the new characters, the show wasn’t ready to function without the presence of JR Ewing. (This should be a lesson to critics of another show who are constantly demanding the lead character be written off)

Had Larry & JR survived, I believe the “new” Dallas would still be going today. But this so-called “Dynasty” without any legitimate ties to the past show… I don’t see it going more than another year.

Riverdale…. that’s a whole other story. I just don’t think of the Archie cartoons when I watch that show, and then it’s OK. The characters & the writing are enough to sustain the show on it’s own, despite the characters coincidentally having the same name as a comic book or a 60’s bubblegum band.

dmr
dmr

Dallas was a great reboot-done in an honorable way which paid homage and respect to the original series. The acting and storylines were great! I can’t believe it was cancelled! I loved it! Strange to think that Larry is gone-what an icon!

Phil
Phil

Dallas was a revival because it continued on the same storyline! Dynasty is reboot because while it used the same characters it retold the story in a different way. They are two totally different concepts! The creators of the original Dynasty work on this one as well. There goal was a reboot aka a retelling NOT a revival aka continuation! They have in fact done what was expected! If you want the original story check it out on The CW seed app!

Alan
Alan

I think the show has a chance to improve its ratings now that Nicolette has joined the cast. The original wasn’t a hit until the second season when Joan Collins joined the cast.

Tora
Tora

Thank you for renewing this show! I love it, I can’t wait to see the second season

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Dynasty Casts A New Alexis Carrington

We have come to expect the unexpected from CW’s soap, Dynasty, especially in the casting department.  There have already been three Cristal’s since the show debuted, and now it appears a third Alexis Carrington.

When we last left off, Nicollette Sheridan (Knots Landing and Desperate Housewives) bowed out of the reboot as Alexis; the role originally played on the ABC version by Joan Collins.  When Sheridan last appeared as troublemaker Alexis she had her face burned in the fireplace thanks to Adam (Sam Underwood)! After plastic surgery, it was revealed that she looked just like Elizabeth Gilles, who plays Fallon, thus setting up what we thought would be dual role for the talented Gilles.

However, it looks like their has been a change of plans with the casting news today via Deadline, that actress Elaine Hendrix is now set to play the pivotal role on the series.

Hendrix is known from her work in The Parent Trap, and Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll.  Elaine will also be seen on-screen in the upcoming feature The Country Club, plus Spectrum Originals mystery series Paradise Lost, and the upcoming feature  Adopt A Highway.

Details on how the soap will explain the new look Alexis and what she has been up to are being kept under wraps, but apparently she is back in Atlanta (where the story and show takes place) with some serious scores to settle.

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DYNASTY Ups Four To Series Regulars As Season Three Kicks-Off

Just in time for the start of the new season of CWs deliciously wicked soap reboot of Dynasty! News on Friday has that four members of the cast have been upped to series regular, meaning they will be pivotal in story and see a lot more screen time.

According to Deadline:  the third actress to play Cristal Jennings, Daniella Alonso, who debuts tonight in the season three opener has been made series regular. Along with the previously recurring: Michael Michele (Dominique Devereaux), Sam Underwood (Adam Carrington) and Adam Huber (Liam), who have now been upped to major cast status.

Additionally, Elizabeth Gillies (Fallon) seemed to have taken over the the role of Alexis from Nicollette Sheridan.  Is this going to be a doppelgänger story, or not? Time will tell.

The new season gets underway with new showrunner Josh Reims, and Sallie Patrick staying on as an executive producer.

CW’s Dynasty is a modernized reboot of the 1980s primetime soap of the same name, the series follows two of America’s wealthiest families, the Carringtons and the Colbys, as they feud for control over their fortune and their children.

Glad to hear Sam, Adam, Michael and Daniella are series regulars for season three? Watch what happens tonight beginning at 9PMEST on the CW.

 

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Groundbreaking Star of ‘Dynasty’ and ‘Julia’, Diahann Carroll Dies At 84

One of the beautiful and beloved actresses in the world, Diahann Carroll, has passed away in heartbreaking news on Friday.  Carroll died at her home in Los Angeles after a long bout with cancer, according to her daughter,  producer-journalist Suzanne Kay.

Carroll, who was first-known for her amazing singing voice, and then as an actress, received a Tony Award and an Oscar nomination in her legendary career. She also make television history for her turns on Julia and Dynasty.

In her role as Julia, Carroll, became the first African American female to star in a non-stereotypical role in her own primetime network series . Julia, premiered in September 1968, finished No. 7 in the ratings in the first of its three seasons, and Carroll received an Emmy nomination and a Golden Globe for her work.

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And later in her career, after loving ABC’s primetime soap, Dynasty, Carroll got the attention of producer Aaron Spelling to create a role on the show for her. And thus she became the one and only Dominique Deveraux … the half-sister of Blake Carrington (John Forstyhe).

That part broke ground as well, for Diahann in 1984, became the first featured African American character on a prime time soap.  Carroll later appeared on the Dynasty spinoff, The Colbys,  In films, Carroll earned her Oscar nomination for her work in Claudine (1974),

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Diahann was married four times.  In addition to her daughter, she is survived by her grandchildren, August and Sydney.

For more on the passing of Diahann Carroll check out the Hollywood Reporter.

Share your remembrances and condolences on the passing of Diahann Carroll via the comment section below.

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