Chelsea Handler can rest easy as one of her favorite shows that has struggling was not cancelled.
NBC renewed Friday Night Lights for 2 seasons. Although it is a 26 episode order of 13 episodes per season, it shows promise for the critics who love it and the audience that is not following it. The reason it is being renewed? DirectTV. They share the budget of the show and get the first few episodes on DirectTV first before NBC.
The episode count by 2011 will be 77 episodes where it can be syndicated and maybe find an auidence there.-Dr.FB