Friday Night Lights
A small Texas town has high expectations for its top-ranked football team.
Air Dates: 2006 - 2011
Genres: Drama, Football
"Friday Night Lights" is not good. It's great. show more
It isn't as ambitious or objective as HBO's "The Wire," but it's about as close as broadcast TV gets to "The Wire." It finely depicts the daily grim and gritty existence of kids and adults dealing with narrow hopes, sad expectations, provincial victories, race and poverty. show more
It's the best high school coaching drama since "The White Shadow," and deserves a chance. show more