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Friday Night Lights' fifth and final season will premiere on NBC on Friday, April 15 at 8/7c, a show rep confirmed.

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The football drama is currently wrapping up its first broadcast run on DirecTV, with the series finale scheduled to air next Wednesday. NBC saved the critically acclaimed but ratings-challenged series from cancellation in 2008 when it struck a deal to air new episodes first on DirecTV. In 2009, NBC ordered two more 13-episode seasons under the same arrangement.Will you be sad to see the show go?