Marathon Will Serve as Lead-In To TNT's Third-Season 'Dallas' Debut

TNT will set the stage for the third season of its Dallas reboot by giving fans a chance to catch up on its first two campaigns via a marathon.

The new season is scheduled to bow on Monday Feb. 24 at 9 p.m. (ET/PT), which will be preceded by a 25-hour marathon, beginning the previous day at 8 p.m. As such, viewers will be able to jump right into the new season.

The marathon will also feature a social media component, with various fan and character tweets featured throughout each episode. Additional content will be available through the Dallas Facebook page, narrated by John Ross Ewing.

Dallas made its TNT premiere in 2012 and finished the year as one of basic cable's Top 10 new dramas. In its second season, Dallas drew more than 3.8 million viewers, with 1.7 million adults 25 to 54. Shot on location in the title city, Dallas was developed by executive producer Cynthia Cidre from the series created by David Jacobs. Serving as executive producers with Cidre are Michael M. Robin, Robert Rovner and Bruce Rasmussen.

Produced for TNT by Warner Horizon Television, Dallas, follows the internal and external conflicts facing the oil-rich Ewing family, stars Jesse Metcalfe, Josh Henderson, Jordana Brewster, Julie Gonzalo, Brenda Strong, Mitch Pileggi and Emma Bell, with Patrick Duffy and Linda Gray. The new season will also see the addition of Juan Pablo Di Pace as a regular cast member and the return of guest stars Ken Kercheval, Judith Light, Kuno Becker and Marlene Forte. In addition, AnnaLynne McCord is set to guest-star in several episodes.