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452714, The reason FNL is still on is because of DirectTV
Posted by BrillRick, Wed May-20-09 10:07 AM
I believe that NBC and DirectTV have a 50/50 deal on Friday Night Lights where DirectTV is covering 50% of the costs of the show.

Since NBC doesn't have to pay for the show itself it is willing to keep it on the air.