Ever since that opening shot four years ago of mega-hot Tim Riggins passed out on his couch in his football uniform, I have been thoroughly and hopelessly addicted to “Friday Night Lights.” So I am close to despondent that, even though season four of the show premieres tonight on DirecTV at 9 p.m., I won’t be able to watch. See, I—like most television hounds—have standard cable, not DirecTV’s satellite service. Those of us who are DirecTV-less will have to wait until freaking January to see these episodes. Which is why I’m harnessing the power of the internet to ask—is there anyone out there who lives in New York City, has DirecTV, and is fired up to see what’s going down in Dillon, Texas, this year? I’ll bring mac and cheese and okra, and we can call it a tailgate party.
But that’s not why I’m writing. I’m writing because, assuming you’re anywhere near as obsessive about this show as I am, you’ll want some insider info on the new season. Keep reading »