Dallas Exclusive: 'Governor' Steven Weber Will Aim to Take Down [Spoiler]

Dallas Season 2 Spoilers: Steven WeberTelevision journeyman Steven Weber‘s next stop will be in Dallas, with a recurring role on the TNT drama.

TVLine has learned exclusively that Weber will play Governor McConaughey, an ambitious politico who conspires with Cliff Barnes and Harris Ryland — a gruesome twosome if ever there was — to take down the Ewing family.

Weber will first air in Season 2′s 12th episode.

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In addition to his runs on, of course, Wings, Brothers & Sisters and Studio 60, Weber’s more recent TV credits include visits to Malibu Country, 2 Broke Girls (where he plays Caroline’s father), Parenthood and TNT’s Falling Skies.

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Dallas airs Mondays at 9/8c, with Season 2, Episode 6 coming up this week.

Comments (8)

  • Coo, I do like Steven Weber.

    Comment by Dee – February 22, 2013 12:47 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Wow, this news instantly made my day better! Love Dallas, and LOVE Steven Weber.

    Comment by Rebecca – February 22, 2013 12:49 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Gov. McConaughey?! They should make Matthew his “fictional” brother. There is a resemblance! Would be fun if he could be persuaded to do a brief cameo.

    Comment by Jeff Arner (@ArnJmrk) – February 22, 2013 12:53 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • He conspires to take down the Ewings?? What??? This is unheard of lol.

    Wasn’t the original Dallas like this? Always fighting for Ewing Oil?

    Comment by Ed – February 22, 2013 01:07 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Cliff and Ryland against the Ewings?!

    Where will Pamela Rebecca fall?

    Comment by Julia – February 22, 2013 01:23 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • WOW this is some great Dallas News thank you love this show , where is Pamela Rebecca in all this I Hope she and John Ross are and will still be together and help to Fight her Dad and Harris Ryland and take them both down. Also Pamela Rebecca needs to take over the Family biz / Money From Cliff .

    Comment by linda – February 22, 2013 02:11 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I still can’t believe how good the new version is! I was sure it was going to be terrible, but it’s so well done and entertaining! Hat’s off to TNT!

    Comment by Mary – February 22, 2013 03:12 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • He’s a great choice! I can see him being a real asset to the show!

    Comment by TV Gord – February 23, 2013 10:52 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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