Friday Night Lights is a television show highlighting the small town of Dillon, Texas, and the football team therein. During the first season, the Dillon High School Panthers experience some major changes - the loss of their quarterback, Jason Street, and the brand new head coach, Eric Taylor
. Friday Night Lights entertains audiences with the hopes and dreams of the football team and lifeblood of Dillon, all while highlighting the dramatic lives of high school football players.
In the tiny town of Dillon, the only thing that matters to each member is Friday night, where the town comes together to celebrate the Dillon Panthers. We follow Jason Street, whose potentially long term career is cut short by one wrong hit on the field. We also follow Tim Riggins, the town failure who has fallen in love with the old quarterback's girlfriend; coincidentally, also the best friend of Jason Street. Lyla Garrity, the town princess, daughter of the local car salesman, learns how to follow her dreams while staying true to herself.
The main storyline fo Friday Night Lights follows the Taylor family as they adjust to life in Dillon, a new baby girl, and the stress of becoming head coach for the town's football team. They have a teenager, who must also adjust to life in Dillon where friends can be tricky. Eric and his wife Tami, along with their daughter, Julie, learn how to love each other in the midst of the pressures of high school football.