Friday Night Lights Renewed for 2 years

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March 30th, 2009

Variety is reporting that the deal between NBC and DirecTV has officially been hashed out that will result in two more seasons of 13 episodes each (26 total episodes) of Friday Night Lights:

Deal calls for the Imagine TV/Universal Media Studios drama skein to continue through a fourth and fifth season of 13 episodes each. As they did this season, "Friday Night Light's" third, DirecTV will get the first shot at airing the segs commercial-free before they bow on NBC. The negotiations between the Peacock and DirecTV hit a roadblock last week but ultimately resumed and the agreement was reached today.

Stacey Oristano, Derek Phillips and Dana Wheeler-Nicholson

Stacey Oristano, Derek Phillips and Dana Wheeler-Nicholson

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