Celebritology 2.0: Friday Night Lights


Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 12/06/2012

Kyle Chandler doesn’t sound so into doing a ‘Friday Night Lights’ movie

In a new interview, Coach Eric Taylor makes the rumored “Friday Night Lights” movie sound unlikely.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:04 PM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 10/29/2012

Tom Cruise trespasser turns out to be drunk neighbor; Gary Glitter arrested in BBC scandal

Also: Avril Lavigne’s ex-husband thought dressing as her for Halloween was a great idea.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:03 AM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Watch, Kim Kardashian | Tags:  Morning Mix; Tom Cruise; Friday Night Lights

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 10/17/2012

Mitt Romney is still riding ‘Friday Night Lights’ wave despite Peter Berg’s letter

A pre-debate photo shows he is not daunted by Peter Berg’s letter.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:32 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Statement | Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 10/12/2012

Peter Berg is not messing around about Mitt Romney’s ‘Friday Night Lights’ slogan

The “Friday Night Lights” producer tells Romney what he can do with his “clear eyes and full hearts.”

By Jen Chaney  |  05:15 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Statement | Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 10/11/2012

A few thoughts on this whole Mitt Romney and ‘Friday Night Lights’ thing

“Clear eyes, full hearts, smart campaign move”?

By Jen Chaney  |  10:22 AM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Statement | Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 05/17/2012

Peter Berg talks ‘Battleship,’ Rihanna’s toughness and the ‘Friday Night Lights’ movie

Also covered: Taylor Kitsch and the “John Carter” debacle.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:50 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Friday Night Lights, Summer Movies

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 05/11/2012

Photos from the premiere of ‘Friday Night Lights’ ... uh, I mean ‘Battleship’

Tim Riggins and Tami Taylor were all over this premiere, y’all.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:32 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 03/07/2012

FYI: Taylor Kitsch is building a house in Texas, just like Tim Riggins

As far as we know, Billy Riggins is not helping with construction. Which is probably for the best.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:03 PM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Connie Britton is returning to television ... as a country star

She’s signed on to star in a pilot titled “Nashville” that is not based on the Robert Altman film of the same name.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:14 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  American Horror Story, Friday Night Lights, TV

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 02/15/2012

The ‘Friday Night Lights’ movie is almost written

So far, this is coming together much faster than the “Arrested Development” film.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:53 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Zach Gilford of ‘Friday Night Lights’ engaged to someone who is not Julie Taylor

His fiancee is a notoriously controversial former “Lost” cast member.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:36 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lost | Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 10/05/2011

Connie Britton on ‘American Horror Story,’ ‘Friday Night Lights’ and what she learned from Rob Zombie

The actress who once played Tami Taylor has a new role on the freaky FX drama. Let’s just say she’s not in Dillon, Tex., anymore.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:21 PM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  American Horror Story, Friday Night Lights, TV

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 09/19/2011

‘Friday Night Lights’: How its Emmy wins (and losses) represent the show’s values

Just like the Dillon Panthers and East Dillon Lions, the show lost some. But finally, after five seasons of quality play, it won some, too.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:29 AM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Emmy Awards; Friday Night Lights

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 08/02/2011

‘Friday Night Lights’ the (second) movie: should it happen?

Peter Berg has confirmed that he’s moving forward with plans to make a “Friday Night Lights” movie that picks up where the TV show’s finale left off. Should he?

By Jen Chaney  |  03:47 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 09:51 PM ET, 07/15/2011

‘Friday Night Lights,’ the final farewell: A champion finale in ‘Always’

Parting with our friends from Dillon is the sweetest sorrow.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:51 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 07:48 PM ET, 07/15/2011

The ‘Friday Night Lights’ finale: Live tweeting

The Dillon drama comes to an end. I’ll be crying and tweeting my way through it.

By Jen Chaney  |  07:48 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:38 PM ET, 07/08/2011

‘Friday Night Lights,’ the final farewell: Five poignant moments in ‘Texas Whatever’

It’s the last episode before the finale. Let the tears begin, and the tension betwee Eric and Tami build.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:38 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:26 PM ET, 07/01/2011

‘Friday Night Lights,’ the final farewell: When unbelievable things happen to good Texas people

In which several semi-unrealistic things happen involving Tami Taylor’s job prospects and the potential combination of Dillon’s football programs.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:26 PM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 06/25/2011

‘Friday Night Lights,’ the final farewell: ‘Don’t Go’

In which Tim Riggins returns, Coach Taylor ponders a departure and Buddy Garrity doesn’t like the look of oranges one bit.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:20 PM ET, 06/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 05:44 PM ET, 06/18/2011

‘Friday Night Lights,’ the final farewell: ‘Gut Check’

My gut tells me that Vince may be realizing he needs to go easy on the egotistical behavior. It also tells me Becky shouldn’t be serving alcohol at the Landing Strip.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:44 PM ET, 06/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 06/04/2011

‘Friday Night Lights,’ the final farewell: ‘Fracture’

In which Eric Taylor uses the handlebars of a Lil’ Scoot tricycle to show he means business.

By Jen Chaney  |  06:20 PM ET, 06/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 05/28/2011

‘Friday Night Lights,’ the final farewell: ‘Perfect Record’

So who’s up for a morale-building barbecue?

By Jen Chaney  |  11:10 AM ET, 05/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 05/21/2011

‘Friday Night Lights,’ the final farewell: ‘Swerve’

Julie Taylor hits the gas pedal and a mailbox will never be the same.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:19 PM ET, 05/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 05/14/2011

‘Friday Night Lights,’ the final farewell: ‘Kingdom’

In which Julie Taylor is called a mean word by a scorned wife.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:11 PM ET, 05/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:05 PM ET, 05/06/2011

‘Friday Night Lights,’ the final farewell: ‘Keep Looking’

All kinds of people in this episode deserve a swift kick in the pants: Buddy Garrity, Jr., Epyck, Julie...

By Jen Chaney  |  09:05 PM ET, 05/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 04/30/2011

‘Friday Night Lights,’ the final farewell: ‘The Right Hand of the Father’

The third episode in the final “Friday Night Lights” season gave us Coach and Tami Taylor in tough love mode and Julie Taylor making a dumber freshman mistake than gaining 15 pounds.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:45 AM ET, 04/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:02 PM ET, 04/22/2011

‘Friday Night Lights,’ the final farewell: ‘On the Outside Looking In’

The second episode of the final season of “Friday Night Lights” gives us beer bongs, girl fights and a promise: the East Dillon Lions are going to state. Oh, and Julie’s also going to do something stupid with her T.A.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:02 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 09:15 PM ET, 04/15/2011

‘Friday Night Lights’ the final farewell: In ‘Expectations,’ hello to Hastings Ruckle, goodbye to Landry Clarke

When God sends one East Dillon Lion to Rice University, he introduces a potential new one who looks like he wandered in from an episode of “Skins.”

By Jen Chaney  |  09:15 PM ET, 04/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Friday Night Lights; TV

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 04/15/2011

‘Friday Night Lights’: The end begins tonight. Unless you saw it on DirecTV or DVD already.

Say goodbye to Dillon, Tex. Or, if you already saw it on DirecTV or DVD, say goodbye again. Whatever.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:00 PM ET, 04/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebritology Weekend | Tags:  Friday Night Lights