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50 Best Episodes of 2011

BuddyTV | Posted 02.18.2012 | TV

The best individual episodes of television that aired in 2011. #50 "Finale," Smallville A fitting end to the superhero drama's 10-year run, Clar...

RIP: TV Shows We Lost In 2011

BuddyTV | Posted 12.16.2011 | TV

2011 was a brutal year for television. Shows dropped like flies. From decades-old daytime shows to quickly-canceled prime-time fare, the 60 programs f...

Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Free 'FNL' Box Set

HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 12.16.2011 | TV

We've got the complete "Friday Night Lights" box set -- containing all five seasons of the critically acclaimed drama series on 19 discs -- and we're ...

College Football Bowls: Breaking Down Every Game Based On Plot Lines From Friday Night Lights -- Week 1

Dan Treadway | Posted 02.14.2012 | Sports
Dan Treadway

I've made a habit of making Friday Night Lights parallels whenever I'm watching a football game with someone uninitiated with the sport, and for the most part, its made the game watching experience more fun for both of us.

The 11 Best TV Shows Of 2011

Maureen Ryan | Posted 02.14.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

The weirdest thing about my list of the best television shows of the year is that "Mad Men" is not on it. This December, it feels odd not to be writing about the exploits of Don Draper and his fellow ad men and women. But the good news is that 2011 was a very good year for television, even without Roger Sterling's witticisms and Don's flings and existential crises.

'Community,' 'Breaking Bad' Snubbed At Golden Globe Nominations

HuffPost TV | Posted 12.15.2011 | TV

"Community" fans had yet another reason to be outraged as the NBC cult favorite, recently placed on indefinite hiatus, was snubbed at the Golden Globe...

Taylor Swift's Top 5 Most Romantic Music Videos

Posted 12.04.2011 | Home

We'll admit it: Taylor Swift's new music video for 'Ours' -- her fifth single off her multiplatinum-selling album 'Speak Now' -- might be our favorite...

2011 Workers Voice Awards Named, Signals Strong Year for Worker-Based Themes in Pop Culture

Wyatt Closs | Posted 01.28.2012 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

Can a film about an immigrant father struggling to start a gardening business be a defining work of 2011? Yes. Who was best at amplifying workers' voi...


Posted 12.06.2011 | Entertainment

Rejoice, fans of "Friday Night Lights!" With clear eyes and full hearts, it's happening -- "Friday Night Lights" is coming to the big screen. "It'...

The Top 10 TV Theme Songs We Listen to on Purpose | Posted 12.05.2011 | Comedy

Have you ever had that moment in your car when you stopped bobbing your head long enough to realize that you've been getting really into the "Knight Rider" theme song for the last 45 seconds?

5 TV Shows That Should Not Make It to the Big Screen

Kris LoPresto | Posted 11.20.2011 | Entertainment
Kris LoPresto

The idea of making a film that already has a major built-in fan base is often too alluring for Hollywood to pass up. In other words: ka-ching! Ahead, five television shows that could be turned into movies but really shouldn't bother.

Bright Eyes, Full Hearts, Can't Lose!

Posted 11.18.2011 | Entertainment

Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can't Lose. Critically and fan-beloved "Friday Night Lights" star Kyle Chandler, the so often put-upon Coach Taylor, took ...

LIVE: TV's Biggest Night & Its Biggest Stars

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.18.2011 | Entertainment

By LYNN ELBER, Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- The Emmys keep buying what "Mad Men" is selling. The 1960s Madison Avenue saga won its fourth consec...

Emmy 2011: The Winners Are Tougher to Call Than Usual

Ed Martin | Posted 11.16.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

Few will dispute that voting members of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences largely got it right this year.

Jurnee Smollett To Play A 'Supreme?'

Posted 10.25.2011 | Black Voices

Child actor turned full-blown star Jurnee Smollett's role on NBC's Friday Night Lights ended with the series' finale last season, but rumor has it she...

All The TV News You Could Ever Want

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 10.03.2011 | Home

The Television Critics Association has embarked on its press tour, letting networks unveil new shows for the upcoming season, reveal developments on o...

Lucas Kavner

Good Night, Friday Night Lights | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.14.2011 | Home

Even though I consumed every episode of "Friday Night Lights'" fifth and final season on DirecTV well before this evening's "official" series finale o...

Is This Hunk The Next Big Action Hero?

Posted 09.13.2011 | Entertainment

Finally, John Carter has arrived. Well, on Barsoom, anyway. The highly anticipated action adventure film from Disney -- the first live action film ...

Is Taylor Kitsch The Next Bourne Star? | Posted 06.19.2011 | Entertainment

I asked Kitsch point-blank how his meeting with Gilroy went, which he met with a twinkle in the eye and a raise of the eyebrow: "[The meeting was] goo...

Why You're Not Watching Friday Night Lights

Lucas Kavner | Posted 06.18.2011 | Entertainment
Lucas Kavner

Friday Night Lights, which has only gotten better in recent years, debuted its final season to middling ratings. Why can't this phenomenal show succeed?

'Friday Night Lights' Star Sought Therapy After Filming New Movie

Posted 06.18.2011 | Entertainment

War is hell. Even when it's make believe. Starring as Kevin Carter, one of the four brave "Bang Bang Club" photographers who chronicled the mass vi...

Spring Thaw 2011: Television Finally Comes to Life

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

Is April the new September? The official season may have been an only sporadically satisfying slog so far, but a host of uncommonly ambitious programs are about to make spring the new fall.

Friday Night Lights: A Fond Farewell

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

One of the finest drama series in the history of television comes to an end this week -- and, sadly, most people won't even be aware of it. Then again, that's nothing new for Friday Night Lights.

Super Bowl Sunday: The Best Football Movies

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Like football, but not a fan of the Steelers or Packers? Or maybe you prefer some more handsome and heartwarming in your gridiron action? No problem a...

Minka Kelly To 'Charlie's Angels'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Derek Jeter is going to have to share: Minka Kelly is now one of 'Charlie's Angels.' The former 'Friday Night Lights' star has been cast in an as y...