Live Large Like A Ewing with Ultimate “Dallas” Package from Groupon and TNT
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In celebration of TNT's new series Dallas debuting Wednesday, June 13 at 9 pm ET & PT/8 pm CT, Groupon (GRPN) (http://www.groupon.com) (NASDAQ: GRPN) and TNT invite fans to live large like a Ewing and indulge in todays once-in-a-lifetime epic Dallas getaway, available at http://www.groupon.com/pages/tmg-dallas.
Priced at $1,978 (the year the original show premiered) and valued at more than $10,000, each two-person package brings to life the luxury and high drama of Americas greediest, most notorious heirs, beginning with:
- First-class air travel to Dallas / Ft. Worth International Airport
- Private tour of Southfork Ranch, the Ewing family home
- Autographed memorabilia from the new series and a custom cowboy hat, boots and bolo tie
Once secret family alliances are established and Ewing is added to all surnames, a personal chauffeur will whisk guests to downtown Dallas for a weekend of unabashed luxury:
- $500 / person shopping spree at Dallas' most Ewing-worthy shops
- Camera-ready custom makeover
- Intimate, five-star custom dinner at Fearings, ranked one of the top restaurants in Dallas by Zagat
- Two-night stay in one of the Magnificent 7 suites of glamorous Hotel ZaZa
- Chauffeured SUV for each couple for the entire weekend
Dallas is considered one of the top TV series of all time and still boasts legions of fans 20 years after the end of the show, said Darren Schwartz, head of Groupons Epic deals. Were excited to help our subscribers welcome back the Ewings with this indulgent getaway, no scheming required.
This package is a great way for viewers to get into the spirit of TNT's new Dallas in a big, Texas-sized way, said Tricia Melton, senior vice president of entertainment marketing for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies (TCM). Were pleased to work with Groupon to bring this opportunity to fans who want to experience a little bit of the Ewing magic.
Subscribers will need to keep an eye on the site; with just five units available (accommodating ten customers total), the deal could go live unexpectedly at any moment today.
Groupon, launched in November 2008 in Chicago, features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in 48 countries around the world. Groupon works with selected business partners to create a win-win proposition for business and consumers, delivering more than 1,000 daily deals globally. To subscribe for the best deals in your city, visit http://www.groupon.com. To learn how to become a featured business, visit http://www.grouponworks.com.
About TNT's Dallas
The one and only Dallas is back with more great drama. J.R., Bobby and Sue Ellen Ewing return to Southfork with their arsenal of secrets, schemes and betrayals. This time, theyre joined by the next generation of Ewings, who take ambition and deception to a new level. The battle for power, love and Southfork erupts in the new Dallas on TNT, beginning with a two-hour series premiere Wednesday, June 13, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT). The exciting drama stars Josh Henderson as John Ross, the son of J.R. and Sue Ellen Ewing; Jesse Metcalfe as Christopher, Bobbys adopted son; Jordana Brewster as Elena Ramos, John Ross girlfriend; Julie Gonzalo as Rebecca Sutter, Christophers fiancee; and Brenda Strong as Bobbys wife, Ann. They are joined by the original series iconic stars: Patrick Duffy as Bobby Ewing, Linda Gray as Sue Ellen Ewing and Larry Hagman as J.R. Ewing. Shot on location in the title city, Dallas comes to TNT from Warner Horizon Television, with pilot writer Cynthia Cidre and Michael M. Robin serving as executive producers. TNTs Dallas is based upon the series created by David Jacobs.
TNT, one of cables top-rated networks, is televisions destination for drama. Seen in 99 million households, TNT is home to such original drama series as The Closer, Rizzoli & Isles, Falling Skies, Franklin & Bash, Leverage, Southland and the upcoming Major Crimes, Dallas, Perception and Monday Mornings. The network also features dramatic unscripted originals like this summer's The Great Escape and the upcoming Boston Blue (w.t.) and 72 Hours (w.t.). In addition, TNT is the cable home to popular dramas like The Mentalist, Bones, Supernatural, Las Vegas, Law & Order and Castle, which starts this year; primetime specials, such as the Screen Actors Guild Awards®; blockbuster movies; and championship sports coverage, including NASCAR, the NBA and the NCAA Division I Mens Basketball Championship.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.
Julie Mossler, 312.242.2033
Jennifer Greene, 404/885-0272
Source: GrouponCopyright Business Wire 2012