Lonesome Dove

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Lonesome Dove is an American epic Western adventure television miniseries directed by Simon Wincer. It is a four-part adaptation of the 1985 novel of the same name by Larry McMurtry and is the first installment in the Lonesome Dove series.read more
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Lonesome Dove is an American epic Western adventure television miniseries directed by Simon Wincer. It is a four-part adaptation of the 1985 novel of the same name by Larry McMurtry and is the first installment in the Lonesome Dove series. The novel was based upon a screenplay by Peter Bogdanovich and McMurtry, intended to star John Wayne, James Stewart and Henry Fonda, but the film was never made after John Ford advised Wayne against it. The eventual television miniseries stars Robert Duvall and Tommy Lee Jones. The series was originally broadcast by CBS from February 5 to 8, 1989, drawing a huge viewing audience, earning numerous awards, and reviving both the television western and the miniseries.

Original Release

02/05/1989 on CBS

US Release

02/05/1989

Cast

(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Leaving Sunday, 05 February 1989
2 On the Trail Monday, 16 October 1989
3 The Plains Monday, 30 October 1989
4 Return Monday, 13 November 1989

Directors

Simon Wincer

Writers

William D. Wittliff, Larry McMurtry

Cast

Producers

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