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Friday Night Lights Recast as the New York Giants

Kris LoPresto | Posted 04.02.2012 | Sports
Kris LoPresto

At first glance the Giants share very little with the fictional team in Dillon, Texas. However, after rewatching the first season this past week, it dawned on me that this year's Giants team is shockingly similar to the Dillon Panthers/Lions.

Clear Heart Full Eyes: Friday Night Lights and Relating to Rock 'n' Roll

Craig Finn | Posted 04.02.2012 | Entertainment
Craig Finn

We can all appreciate something to get behind, whether it's a team or a band. In fact, one of the best parts of rock and roll is the community that comes up around it.

Downton Abbey, Breaking Bad, Doctor Who and More: The Twelve Best Series of 2011

Ed Martin | Posted 03.10.2012 | TV
Ed Martin

Television critics started compiling year-end top-10 lists back when there were only three networks. Aren't longer lists called for by now? Allow me to break with time-honored tradition by offering my choices for the 12 best series of 2011, plus eight very deserving runners-up.

Breaking Down Every BCS Bowl Based On Plot Lines From Friday Night Lights

Dan Treadway | Posted 03.03.2012 | Sports
Dan Treadway

So it is now time to embark on the final chapter in my mindless quest to compare Friday Night Lights plot lines to bowl games.

Best TV Lines Of 2011 MASH-UP!

Posted 12.28.2011 | TV

HuffPost TV's critic Maureen Ryan posted her list of the 11 best TV lines of 2011 last week, including some of the most memorable quotes from "Game of...

Breaking Down Every Bowl Game Based on Plot Lines From Friday Night Lights: Week 2

Dan Treadway | Posted 02.25.2012 | Sports
Dan Treadway

I'm back for another attempt at TV-to-sports metaphor glory, and will be breaking down this week's slate of bowl games in terms of Friday Night Lights plot lines.

Santa, Can You Hear Me?

Jenna Hogan Piuze | Posted 02.22.2012 | TV
Jenna Hogan Piuze

It's that time of year. The time for magic and Christmas miracles -- and TV wish lists! Here are the top 8 TV wishes on my Christmas list!

11 TV Shows To Start Steaming On Netflix

Posted 12.21.2011 | TV

Let's face it: Unless your job is to watch TV (which is not as glamorous as it sounds), then there's no way you can catch all of TV's finest the first...

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...

IT'S HAPPENING!

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

Hulu.com | Posted 12.05.2011 | Comedy
Hulu.com

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...