Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights
(Friday, 8/7c, NBC) In one of the most heart-wrenching episodes of the season, Matt Saracen comes to terms with his feelings about his long-absent father, turning to his surrogate family at the Taylor household for solace at a time of personal crisis.

The 2010 Scripps National Spelling Bee
(Friday, 8/7c, ABC) Chris Harrison (The Bachelor) hosts the prime-time coverage as the final championship round decides a winner in the annual white-knuckle spelling competition. (Semifinals air earlier in the day on ESPN.) Can you spell T-E-N-S-I-O-N?

MTV Movie Awards
(Sunday, 9/8c, MTV) Aziz Ansari (Parks and Recreation) hosts the annual quirky lovefest for movie blockbusters, with The Hangover, Avatar and Twilight: New Moon among the top nominees. (Attempting to seal the deal, Twilight stars will be on hand to screen an exclusive clip from the next movie, Eclipse.)

Drop Dead Diva
(Sunday, 9/8c, Lifetime) Season two of this fanciful comedy series begins with Jane confronting her "secret" husband. Paula Abdul returns as an imaginary judge in a musical dream sequence choreographed by Tyce Diorio of So You Think You Can Dance fame. Diva-licious!

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