Ranch house known for "Dallas" TV show residents, J.R. Ewing and family, is now available for weddings and private events.. In Short After 13 years of running, the show "Dallas" made this 340-acre ranch famous around the world. Today, it's available for tours, weddings, parties, meeting retreats and other events. See the gun that shot J.R. and other show memorabilia before jumping on the tram for the guided tour of the grounds, barns and rodeo area. Visitors can also walk through Ewing Mansion where each room is designed to represent a "Dallas" character.