FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
"A MIRACLE OF A SERIES ABOUT BIGHEARTED PEOPLE IN SMALL TOWN AMERICA"
- MATT ROUSH, TV GUIDE
From Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Friday Night Lights
The Fifth and Final Season
OWN IT ON DVD ON APRIL 5, 2011
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Jan. 27, 2011 - Everything has been building to this: the bittersweet fifth and final season of one of the most critically acclaimed television dramas of all time, "Friday Night Lights
." For four years, the residents and students of Dillon, Texas, have faced difficult choices on and off the field with courage, passion and perseverance. Now the time has come to find closure for problems of the past, all while pursuing new possibilities that will lead many beyond the Dillon city limits.
From Executive Producers Jason Katims ("Parenthood
"), Peter Berg (Hancock
), Brian Grazer (Apollo 13
), David Nevins ("Arrested Development
"), Sarah Aubrey ("Battleship
") and David Hudgins ("Parenthood
") comes "Friday Night Lights" The Fifth Season
, a show that has Neal Gabler (Los Angeles Times
) raving, "It may have the greatest emotional range of any series ever on television." The final season features an all-star cast including Kyle Chandler (The Kingdom, The Day the Earth Stood Still
), Connie Britton ("24," "The West Wing"
), Aimee Teegarden (Scream 4
), Taylor Kitsch (X-Men Origins: Wolverine
), Michael B. Jordan ("Parenthood"
), Jurnee Smollett ("The Defenders"
), Matt Lauria ("Lipstick Jungle"
), Madison Burge (Trick or Treat
) and Grey Damon ("True Blood"
). "Friday Night Lights" The Fifth Season
debuts on DVD on April 5, 2011 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
DVD BONUS FEATURES:
Friday Night Lights: The Fifth and Final Season
- DELETED SCENES
- THE LIGHTS GO OUT: An emotional and entertaining journey through all five seasons of "Friday Night Lights" as the cast and crew say goodbye.
- FEATURED COMMENTARIES:
- "Don't Go" Commentary with Director Michael Waxman
- "Always" Commentary with Executive Producer and Showrunner Jason Katims
- PHOTO GALLERY/YEARBOOK
Street Date: April 5, 2011
Running Time : 9 Hours 40 Minutes
Aspect Ratio : Anamorphic Widescreen 1.78:1
Languages: English Digital Dolby 5.1
Subtitles: English SDH
Universal Studios Home Entertainment:
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