Which are the reviews for “Friday Night Lights”?

The TV show “Friday Night Lights” have been received very well by the critics and the audience. Despite the fact that the TV series wasn’t a great success if we consider the number of the viewers, the specialized websites in films reviews gave to this TV show very good ratings. For example, Rotten Tomatoes have evaluated “Friday Night Lights” with a score of 9.6 out of 10. Another website, Metacritic, has rated this TV series of 78 out of 100. Also a very good review was received from the “Washington Post”. Magazines such as “Time Out” and “Slant Magazine” gave also very good reviews for this TV show. Besides, in 2013, “Friday Night Lights” was voted by the “Writers Guild of America” among the best written TV Series.


How ratings for the TV show “Friday Night Lights” looks like?

The ratings of the TV show “Friday Night Lights” indicate a positive reception, but not at a very high level, despite the very favourable reviews. The ratings in the United States speak about 18 million viewers for those 5 seasons. As for DVD ratings, Nielsen Media Research reported in 2006 an increase in “Friday Night Lights” records, indicating that the public is interested in later viewing of this TV series.


“Friday Night Lights” TV show have received any awards? If YES, which are those awards?

Due to its success, the TV show “Friday Night Lights” has been nominated and won several awards during the time. The TV series has been nominated at awards such as “American Film Institute”, “Critics’ Choice Television Award”, “Eddie Awards”, “Emmy Awards”, “NAACP Image Awards” or “Satellite Awards”. The TV show has won part of these awards, as for example the “American Film Institute Award” in 2006, 2007 and 2008. In 2010, “Friday Night Lights” won the “Satellite Awards”. In 2007, it won “Eddie Awards”, “Creative Arts Emmy Awards” and “George Foster Peabody Award”. “Humanitas Prize” has been won in 2009 and 2011, while “NAACP Image Awards” has been won in 2008.

How many seasons and episodes “Friday Night Lights” has?

The TV show “Friday Night Lights” has been released in 2006 and it concluded in 2011. During this time, there were 5 seasons, representing a number of 76 episodes. The 1st season had 22 episodes; the 2nd season contains 15 episodes, while the last three seasons contain 13 episodes per season. Each episode has 43 minutes duration. The first two seasons were distributed by NBC, while the last three seasons by DirecTV.

The TV show “Friday Night Lights” will move forwards with new episodes?

In 2011, the idea of the “Friday Night Lights” producer, naming here Peter Berg, was to go forward with this TV show. This idea was supported in 2013 by the executive producer of this TV show, naming here Brian Grazer, but at the end of 2013, Peter Berg announced that the TV show will not go forward with new episodes. So, those 5 seasons and 76 episodes are the story of “Friday Night Lights”.


It really is a quite difficult to conceive a realistic approach for a TV Show and then earn the sizeable audience that the show actually deserves. Same has been the case with Friday Night Lights; it had the exceptional realistic plot that included the deep exploration of central America and also some very sound characterization of the cast but still failed to achieve the targeted number of audience.