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"Friday Night Lights" Renewed! Plus: More from NBC

"Friday Night Lights" Renewed! Plus: More from NBC

NBC won't make its official scheduling announcements till Monday, but there's lots of good news floating around for "Friday Night Lights" fans. This afternoon, reporters at both E! and TV Guide reported that the show has been renewed for a second season! E! reporter Kristin Veitch said the cast found out today that the show will be back. I've told you guys why I'm a little nervous about a second season for "FNL," but I admit I gasped and then did a little dance in my chair when I saw the news. (By the way, that notice about "Friday Night Lights" maybe returning this month is still online, though no announcement has been made.)

Meanwhile, there's some other news dribbling out about the network's schedule plans. Both Veitch and TV Guide's Michael Ausiello report that NBC is picking up "Chuck," a show from "The O.C." creator Josh Schwartz about an unlikely hero who gets spy secrets embedded in his brain, and "Journeyman," a time-travel drama. Ausiello also listed "The Bionic Woman" as a sure thing for fall, and Veitch said the plan to make "The Office" an hour long is looking pretty likely.

We'll hear the rest of the networks' plans next week. Until then, what do you make of the news?


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blondie829 blondie829 8 years
SOO excited about this! This is the most excited/relieved I have been about a TV show EVER. Clear eyes, full hearts... :)
KerryG KerryG 8 years
I'm a little nervous for the same reasons you described in your earlier post, but still, yay!
blogsap blogsap 8 years
fingers still crossed for andy barker p.i.
juliet juliet 8 years
YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!! Go Panthers! And as Riggins says, "Texas Forever!" :-)
Livience Livience 8 years
WHOOHOOO!!!!! Go, PANTHERS!!!!! So excited!!! But, please, don't make "The Office" an hour long... I feel like that'll sacrifice quality.
JessNess JessNess 8 years
If the Office is an hour long that means something has to go and it probably will be Scrubs which is very sad. I know ABC said they would pick up Scrubs if NBC dropped it but I have a feeling it wouldnt work out on ABC
Linda-McP Linda-McP 8 years
Woo Hoo! You just made my day, Buzz. Go Panthers!!!
boosh-bitch boosh-bitch 8 years
This makes me unbelievably happy!
Amity-A Amity-A 8 years
I got really excited too when I read this! My fists were in the air before I knew what I was doing.
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