Scoop: NBC Sets Friday Night Lights Debut

Heads-up to all you Friday Night Lights fans without DirecTV: It’s almost game time: The show’s fifth and final season will bow on NBC on April 15 at 8 pm/ET.

The news comes just days after Universal announced that the show’s farewell season would arrive on DVD on April 5. The seemingly counter-intuitive timing of the release ignited talk that NBC was going to forfeit its second-window rights to season 5. But a Peacock insider tells TVLine that the network isn’t concerned about DVD sales driving down viewership.