Friday Night Lights

Sports |
September 30, 2017

“Friday Night Writes”: We’re Over Julie Taylor

Plus: Does Coach really deserve Tami Taylor?

Film & TV |
September 22, 2017

“Friday Night Writes”: Who’s Landry?

Going to Gatling, meeting Landry, and discovering the cruelty of teenage girls.

Sports |
September 8, 2017

“Friday Night Writes”: Can Coach Taylor Make Boys into Men?

Yeah, we love Coach Taylor. But we're skeptical that his big hearted speeches are doing much for his team off of the field.

Sports |
September 1, 2017

“Friday Night Writes”: Meeting the Dillon Panthers

The Dillon Panthers are back (for us, anyway).

The Daily Post |
December 10, 2013

Great News. There Won’t Be a Friday Night Lights Movie.

Yesterday, Peter Berg—the guy responsible for the screen adaptations of Friday Night Lights—revealed that the beloved TV series would not add a big-screen coda, as the long-discussed project had been officially benched. Here's why that's great news.

Web Exclusive |
January 20, 2013

Good Friday Night

John Spong talks about unearthing the history of TV’s portrayal of Texas through the ages and how Friday Night Lights changed it all.

Feature |
January 20, 2013

Glory Days

Texas high school football may be in decline, but filmmakers still want to play.

Sports |
January 1, 2013

Friday Night Tykes

I. The HawksPreteen football players are usually described by other preteen football players with one of three words: “nice,” “funny,” or, the highest possible compliment, “awesome.” Celdon Manning, a running back with the Allen Hawks, is the rare athlete who makes his teammates reach for the Scholastic Children’s Thesaurus.“Celdon is

Music |
December 1, 2011

Liza Richardson

The disc jockey and music producer on hanging out in Deep Ellum, working on the TV show Friday Nights Lights, and keeping up with Texas music.

Sports |
August 31, 2011

It’s Not About the Hike

You’re probably well aware that earlier this summer the television show Friday Night Lights came to an end. The network season finale, in mid-July, triggered a wave of epitaphs from critics and slews of tearful “texasforever”-hashtagged tweets from fans, more reminders of the powerful chord that the scrappy football drama