News for Oct. 07, 2006

Kyle Chandler scores big as high-school coach in 'Friday Night Lights'

10/07/06, 8:53 pm EST - Xoanon

NEW YORK (AP) - Panther head coach Eric Taylor is visiting his star quarterback, Jason Street, who is hospitalized with a crippling injury received during the season's first game. Coach Taylor looks upon this fine young man and exemplary athlete, maybe paralyzed forever. They exchange a few brave pleasantries. Then heavily fall silent. "Damn, son," Taylor manages to say, his second word a scarce whisper. It's a scene from the next episode of "Friday Night Lights," NBC's new family drama about a football-crazy town that (airing at 8 p.m. EDT Tuesday) has won critics' raves for its heart and authenticity. [More]