Television: Season of the Nightsoaps

Beyond Dallas: sexy new series populate prime time

Lots goes on here in the town of Night-soap, most every night of the week. Mondays Blake Carrington comes to visit, with his young wife, his tramp daughter, his homosexual son and a billion dollars' worth of Colorado oil contracts; Blake is trying to build a Dynasty. Tuesdays we see the Weldons,from up on Flamingo Road; they got more problems, and hormones, than an alligator has teeth. Thursdays we play bridge with the young marrieds from Knots Landing; most of the time, though, they want to...

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