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Archive For: Friday Night Lights

IN LIKE A LION

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Friday Night Lights is widely regarded as one of the best television series of all time – and fans now have an opportunity to claim a piece of the East Dillon Lions championship season. VIP Fan Auctions is offering a screen-used Lions jersey (No. 48) and a screen-used jersey (No. 32) and pants. Click the links for photos and more information on each listing. There is also a pair of Dillon Panthers cheerleading tee-shirts – including one that features “Riggins” above the Panthers logo. Don’t miss your chance to own a piece of this groundbreaking series!…

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WALKING IN DILLON

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Billy Riggins (Derek Phillips) has made a lot of bad moves in his lifetime, but he eventually found the right path through fatherhood, coaching football – and a big-hearted younger brother, Tim Riggins (Taylor Kitsch), who served time in prison to give Billy a shot at redemption. Fans of Friday Night Lights may not want to walk a mile in Billy’s shoes, but they do have an opportunity to own his screen-worn Justin cowboy boots. VIP Fan Auctions is offering the boots to the winning bidder, so click here for photos, size information – and to place your bid today on a piece of Friday Night Lights history.…

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FNL BOSS TO REPRISE ROLE

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Producer/director/actor Peter Berg, who brought Friday Night Lights to television and will direct the big-screen continuation of the series, says he will reprise his role as real estate mogul – and Tami Taylor’s ex-boyfriend – Mo McArnold. Berg told Digital Spy that the character, who appeared in the second-season episode “May the Best Man Win,” will be “madder and richer than ever.” The Berg-directed Battleship, the big-budget action film based on the popular board game, hits theaters May 18. The film also stars FNL alum Taylor Kitsch. Fans of the series still have an opportunity to own a piece of Friday Night Lights by bidding on wardrobe items worn on-screen by the cast.…

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TAYLOR KITSCH IS READY FOR 'BATTLE'

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Taylor Kitsch’s mega-budget Mars spectacle John Carter may not have rocked the box office like a Tim Riggins hit rocks opposing quarterbacks, but Friday Night Lights fans don’t have to worry about the breakout star’s burgeoning film career. Kitsch returns to theaters this summer for another major action release – Battleship (pictured above) – in which he re-teams with Friday Night Lights executive producer Peter Berg, who directs the high-seas thriller. After that, Kitsch stars in the Oliver Stone drama Savages, opposite Hollywood heavyweights John Travolta and Benicio Del Toro. In other words, like Johnny Depp, Robin Williams and George Clooney, Kitsch remains on the verge of becoming a major film star, and fans still have an opportunity to own a piece of the show that started it all!…

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COWBOY WEDDING

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Everybody loves a wedding episode, but there was so much turmoil during the Friday Night Lights third-season finale “Tomorrow Blues” that the marriage of Billy and Mindy was just one part of the story. In fact, the biggest moment for fans came during the wedding – and it wasn’t when the groom kissed the bride. The wedding is where Coach Taylor (Kyle Chandler) learns that he would no longer be coaching the Dillon Panthers. For fans of the series, VIP Fan Auctions has an amazing opportunity to make you feel as if you were on the FNL set when you heard that Wade Aikman was taking over the coach’s job – the site is offering one of the screen-worn cowboy groomsman suits featured in the episode.…

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THE FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS STORY IS NOT OVER

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“We’re not done with Friday Night Lights,” executive producer Peter Berg told MTV News earlier this month. He explained that the script for a new Friday Night Lights film by FNL executive producer Jason Katims is nearly complete, and Berg (who will direct the film) indicated that one storyline would see Coach Eric Taylor (played by Kyle Chandler) mirror the headline-grabbing story of former Texas Tech football coach Mike Leach.

“[Katims] has come up with a really great storyline that parallels what happened to Mike Leach, one of my heroes, a coach at Texas Tech who was unjustly fired and unjustly accused of mistreating a player with a concussion, which was proven to not have been the case.…

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INTRODUCING TAMI TAYLOR

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From the very first episode of Friday Night Lights, fans knew the series was going to be special – thanks to stellar writing, a timeless story and a phenomenal cast. One of the many breakout stars from the series is Connie Britton (who played Coach Taylor’s wife, Tami), and VIP Fan Auctions is offering an opportunity to hold on to a piece of her debut. Right now, a complete outfit Britton wore on-screen in the series premiere – including her jeans, tank top, v-neck, purse and necklace – is available to the highest bidder. Click here to place your bid – or to see close-up images of each wardrobe item.…

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FNL’S MOST FASCINATING

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Popular entertainment news website TheWrap, released its list of the five most fascinating characters on television in 2011. Not surprisingly, Friday Night Lights’ Tami Taylor (played by Connie Britton) ranked third on the list. “The delicate push-pull between Tami and Eric Taylor was always the heart of NBC and DirecTV’s beautiful “Friday Night Lights,” which concluded this year,” said TheWrap. “It came to a head during a tense family dinner in the final episode, as Coach Taylor tried to explain to their daughter why she was too young to marry. As he firmly explained that marriage is about compromise, Tami (Connie Britton) had to leave: The speech belied her husband’s refusal to move for the sake of her career.” Britton currently stars in FX’s American Horror Story, but fans can still hold on to a piece of the actress’ brilliant run as the coach’s wife.…

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PANTHERS LETTERMAN’S JACKET: REAL McCOY

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J.D. McCoy’s (Jeremy Sumpter) Dillon Panthers letterman’s jacket worn on-screen in multiple episodes of Friday Night Lights’ third season is on the auction block at VIP Fan Auctions. The freshman quarterback with the varsity arm created a bit of a stir when he was named the starter, but it was not nearly as big a shake-up as McCoy’s high-powered father would make by getting his son’s personal coach to take over for Eric Taylor at the helm of the Dillon football program – and leading the Taylor’s move to East Dillon. While fans of Coach Taylor (Kyle Chandler) probably aren’t fans of the McCoy family, any Friday Night Lights fan would love to own this genuine Panthers jacket.…

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FNL STAR GETS COZY WITH TAYLOR SWIFT

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Somebody better tell Julie Taylor or at least tell the coach: Friday Night Lights star Zach Guilford has been spotted getting cozy with singer Taylor Swift – of course, it’s a scene from her new video for the song “Ours.” Guilford, who played Matt Saracen on FNL, portrays Swift’s boyfriend in the video (watch it here). Off-screen, Guilford recently announced his engagement to actress Kiele Sanchez (Lost) – the couple reportedly started dating after filming a pilot in Chicago in 2010. For fans or Guilford or any of the Friday Night Lights cast, check out the locker room full of screen-worn wardrobe items and screen-used props from the series at VIP Fan Auctions.…

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