Thirty years after Buzz Bissinger’s bestseller chronicled the Permian Panthers’ 1988 season, these black and white photos are as compelling as ever.
A modest request for Kyle Chandler in quarantine.
The Permian Basin is the birthplace of Friday Night Lights. But the historic oil boom threatens beloved high school football traditions.
’21 Bridges’ won’t be the film to get him there.
Twenty years on, the band is Texas’s most subliminally recognizable export.
Veronica Mars may be set in California, but you don’t have to look too far to see the show’s Texas roots. Creator Rob Thomas graduated from San Marcos High School and attended Texas Christian University, where he walked on to the football team, before transferring to (and graduating from) the…
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the actress who won our full hearts playing Tyra Collette discusses the beloved series’ legacy and her new life aboard ’The Orville.’
A newcomer to the state is looking for a cinematic introduction to his adopted home.
Texas forever, again.
In this exclusive premiere, Jackie Venson agreed to indulge us.
Texas’s premier portrayer of creepy, weaselly dudes once played drums in Crucifictorious.
From Waco to Wakanda, the folks from Dillon are all over the place right now.
Plus: Does Coach really deserve Tami Taylor?
Going to Gatling, meeting Landry, and discovering the cruelty of teenage girls.
Yeah, we love Coach Taylor. But we're skeptical that his big hearted speeches are doing much for his team off of the field.
The Dillon Panthers are back (for us, anyway).
Join us as we watch season one of ”Friday Night Lights.”
Discovering the joys of Friday Night Lights, ten years after everyone else.
The sad, but triumphant post-rock band from Austin is the latest group to find their music in the hands of politicians.
The big question for the biggest thing to happen in Dillon since the Lions won State.
Over the weekend, a referee was targeted and tackled by high school players. Does Texas have a football problem?
Kyle Chandler dons his blue polo and delivers an inspirational locker room speech — but this time it’s to remind you how to behave in a movie theater.
“Full hearts, clear eyes, don’t rape” is a motto worth shouting.
Lance, son, we need to talk about what you're doing with your life.
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.
Connie Britton took to the pages of USA Today to criticize the Romney campaign for using the Friday Night Lights slogan "clear eyes, full hearts, can't lose."
UPDATE: Friday Night Lights author Buzz Bissinger and FNL TV producer Peter Berg have both joined the fray over Mitt Romney and "Clear Eyes, Full Hearts...Can't Lose."
Mitt Romney and Barack Obama have both attempted to claim coach Eric Taylor's "Clear Eyes, Full Hearts..." rallying cry as their own—and FNL author Buzz Bissinger has picked a side.
Is this the Jerry World of high school football? The Eagles open the 18,000-seat facility in style August 31, when Southlake Carroll comes to visit.
Friday Night Lights cast members and producers come home for the ATX Television Festival, with a panel and an Alamo Drafthouse Rolling Roadshow screening.
Actor Kyle Chandler was among the fans at the BookPeople, where Friday Night Lights author H.G. "Buzz" Bissinger read from his new book Father's Day.
And Details also gets more details on the upcoming FNL movie from the director.
After Friday Night Lights, an e-book published today by Byliner, focuses on Bissinger's relationship with star-crossed Odessa Permian star James “Boobie” Miles.
The Friday Night Lights heartthrob tells GQ he's building a house on the lake in Austin.
A possible fourth iteration of Friday Night Lights would focus on “Mad Pirate” Mike Leach.
The ten greatest TV Texans.
The trouble with Texas TV shows.
Is Friday Night Lights the best TV show ever made about Texas? Or just the first one (sorry, J.R.! Sorry, Hank!) that’s tried so hard to get the details right?
Dim the Lights.
John Spong talks about unearthing the history of TV’s portrayal of Texas through the ages and how Friday Night Lights changed it all.
Texas high school football may be in decline, but filmmakers still want to play.
I. The Hawks Preteen 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.
Kitsch, who played Tim Riggins in Friday Night Lights, takes the big screen, but could does he run the risk of becoming an action hero flop?
The school district serving Premont, a rural South Texas town, has suspended sports to save itself.
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.
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…