The “Dallas” television series was one of the first to be distributed globally. “Dallas” was eventually translated and dubbed into 67 languages in over 90 countries, a record that to this day still stands for an American television series.
The mini-series made its debut on CBS in 1978 and ran for 14 seasons, the show ended in 1991. Internationally “Dallas” holds the record for the highest rated episode with nearly 360 million viewers tuning in to see who shot J.R (Ewing). - Wikipedia February 12th, 2010