Exclusive: Parenthood Raids FNL Talent Pool Again, Casts Jurnee Smollett for Season 5
Clear eyes, full hearts, contain your understandable excitement: Another Friday Night Lights MVP is headed to Parenthood!
Former FNL boss-turned-Parenthood showrunner Jason Katims has recruited Dillon grad (and current True Blood co-star) Jurnee Smollett to join the NBC tear-jerker in a major recurring role for Season 5, TVLine has learned exclusively. READ MORE
Friday Night Lights @ ATX Festival: Surprise Chandler/Britton Reunion Scores a Touchdown
Eyes may have been clear, if a bit wet, and hearts were very full when the ATX Television Festival staged a surprise reunion of Friday Night Lights stars Kyle Chandler and Connie Britton — aka Coach and Mrs. Coach. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTO
Nashville Exclusive: Connie Britton Kisses and Tells on 'Micromanaged' Rayna-Deacon Sex Scene, Breaks 'News' About FNL Film
Last week’s long-awaited romantic ‘collision’ between star-crossed lovers Rayna and Deacon on Nashville was not nearly as intimate an experience off screen as it was on.
“That might have been one of the most micromanaged [moments] in television history,” the drama’s luminous leading lady, Connie Britton, tells me in the following video Q&A. “There were a lot of …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Boy Meets World, FNL, Scandal, Hart of Dixie Casts Set to Headline the 2013 ATX Festival
As Disney Channel readies its buzzy Girl Meets World spin-off, the beloved cast of Boy Meets World will come together for their first-ever reunion at the 2nd Annual ATX Television Festival.
Taking place in Austin, Texas from June 6-9, the weekend-long event …READ MORE
Bunheads' Stacey Oristano on a Truly Funny Role and Her Dream Friday Night Lights Spin-Off
Fans of Friday Night Lights – and if you’re a TVLine reader and not a fan, what’s wrong with you? – may recognize Bunheads‘ quirky clothing designer Truly as Mindy Riggins. But while Tyra’s sister had her funny moments on the football drama, no one could have been prepared for Stacey Oristano‘s hilarious performance on the ABC Family series. And to think, it almost didn’t happen! READ MORE
Friday Night Lights Movie Update: Kyle Chandler and Connie Britton Offer Differing Takes
Mr. and Mrs. Coach don’t seem to be on same page regarding the rumored big-screen continuation of Friday Night Lights.
Kyle Chandler, who played Eric Taylor on the NBC drama, says he hasn’t read a script or discussed the potential project with anyone involved.
“My general attitude about Friday Night Lights is …READ MORE
Storm Und Drang: 10 Great TV Weather Events
When TV shows need a quick hit of heightened drama, they tend to call in Mother Nature. But in real life — more specifically, in real life right now on the East Coast, where Hurricane Sandy is headed straight for TVLine’s Times Square offices — storms tend to be more about filling sandbags and boarding up windows and less about dramatic revelations and passionate declarations of love. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS
Friday Night Lights Creator Accuses Mitt Romney of Plagiarism – Plus: A Few New Slogan Ideas
Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t… use this slogan anymore?
Friday Night Lights writer-director Peter Berg apparently isn’t enamored with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney‘s frequent use of the Dillon Panthers’ battle cry.
He’s so unhappy, he penned a letter asking the campaign to …READ MORE
Video: Connie Britton Talks Friday Night Lights Movie 'Start Date,' Sings Nashville's Praises
Connie Britton is one cool gal — and in this video, she reveals exactly how she beats the heat of a sun-baked Emmys red carpet.
After TV’s erstwhile Mrs. Coach “passes along” her secret to me, she reflects on …READ MORE
Grey's Anatomy Exclusive: FNL MVP Gaius Charles Joins Season 9 Cast as [Spoiler]
Grey’s Anatomy‘s ninth season is shaping up to be a real Smash: Friday Night Lights grad Gaius Charles is joining the cast in a recurring role, TVLine has learned exclusively.
The details regarding Charles’ character are still being worked out, but it stands to reason that he will be playing a …READ MORE