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Clear Eyes, Full Hearts: NBC Renews "Friday Night Lights"

Good news for Friday Night Lights fans: it's coming back.

Nikki Finke is reporting that NBC has issued an eleventh hour reprieve for struggling drama Friday Night Lights, following a deal to share the series with DirecTV, and has renewed it for a third season.

(Several networks were said to be in the running for a second windowing of the sophomore drama including netlet the CW, TNT, and Comcast.)

"It's an innovative deal where NBC found a partner who will share costs and exhibition windows," a source told Finke.

That source will be satellite provider/nascent content platform DirecTV. While there's still no official word as of this posting, it does look like FNL fans can break open the Bollinger...

Stay tuned.

Comments

Anonymous said…
HOLY GODAMN! I am so excited that NBC came to their senses and realized that not everyone wants to watch crappy Knight Rider remakes and American Gladiators. Thank you for renewing the best damn tv show on the air today.
Vance said…
Woot Woot!
Anonymous said…
Best news I could have gotten today. Thank God NBC saw sense in the end, something I didn't expect from Ben Silverman.
Anonymous said…
Awesome news!
Anonymous said…
Waaaaaaahoooooooooo!!

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