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Friday Night Lights is an American drama television series about a high school football team in the fictional town of Dillon, Texas. It was developed by Peter Berg and executive produced by Brian Grazer, David Nevins, Sarah Aubrey, and Jason Katims, based on the 1990 nonfiction book by H. G. Bissinger, adapted as the 2004 film of the same name. The series' primary setting, Dillon, is a small, close-knit community in rural Texas. Team coach Eric Taylor (Kyle Chandler) and his family, Tami, Julie, and Grace, are featured. The show uses this small-town backdrop to address many issues facing contemporary American culture, including family values, school funding, racism, drugs, abortion and lack of economic opportunities.

Produced by NBCUniversal, Friday Night Lights premiered on October 3, 2006, and aired for two seasons on NBC. The series ended its run on The 101 Network on February 9, 2011, after five seasons.

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  • Kyle Chandler
  • Connie Britton
  • Gaius Charles
  • Zach Gilford
  • Minka Kelly
  • Adrianne Palicki
  • Taylor Kitsch
  • Jesse Plemons
  • Scott Porter
  • Aimee Teegarden
  • Michael B. Jordan
  • Jurnee Smollett
  • Matt Lauria
  • Madison Burge
  • Grey Damon
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