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Type
Scripted
Premiered
Aug. 04, 1980
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
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Texas

Daytime Drama, spun off from "Another World," which followed Iris Carrington (Beverlee McKinsey) from Bay City as she rediscovered Alex Wheeler, a former love, and moved to the Houston area. The stories centered around the daily lives of the wealthy Wheelers and Bellmans and the middle-class Marshalls with their ranching and oil interests.

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  • This series was originally intended as a historical soap opera set in 19th century Louisiana, but NBC wanted to capitalize on the success of CBS's Dallas (1978) and asked for changes in the format.
  • Country singers Tom T. Hall, Johnny Paycheck all made appearances on the show.
  • Several actors went on to act on the mothership soap, Another World, after the cancellation of Texas, only as completely different characters: Carla Borelli (Reena Bellman Cook Dekker,…
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    Several actors went on to act on the mothership soap, Another World, after the cancellation of Texas, only as completely different characters: Carla Borelli (Reena Bellman Cook Dekker, Texas/Barbara Van Arkdale, Another World), Jerry Lanning (Justin Marshall, Texas/Dr. Russ Matthews, Another World), Alexandra Neil (Ruby Wright, Texas/Emily Benson, Another World), Morgan Freeman (Detective Michaels, Texas/Roy Bingham, Another World), David Forsyth (T.J. Canfield, Texas/Dr. John Hudson, Another World), Benjamin Hendrickson (Chris Shaw, Texas/Sgt. Bartlett, Another World) and Virginia Graham (Stella Stanton, Texas/Virginia Graham, Another World).
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