<p>Landry learns a new position, with help from Jess.</p>

Landry learns a new position, with help from Jess.

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'Friday Night Lights' - 'In the Skin of a Lion': Open eyes, full slate, can't sleep

Coach and the Lions struggle to fit into new roles

Once, again, I reviewed all the episodes for this season of "Friday Night Lights" on my old blog as they aired on DirecTV. Because I can't bring content from the old blog over here, each week I'm going to link to those reviews so you can see what I and the DirecTV audience thought of them back in the fall, then discuss them here.

This week: "In the Skin of a Lion," in which Landry learns a new position, Coach tries to pay for new uniforms and Mrs. Coach has a crisis of (Julie's) faith. Go read the review and - keeping in mind that we will not be discussing, or even hinting at, anything that happens in episodes that have yet to air on NBC - tell me what you thought of the episode.

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<p>Alt-Olivia on &quot;Fringe.&quot;</p>

Alt-Olivia on "Fringe."

Credit: Fox

'Fringe' - 'Over There: Part 2': Pure energy!

Walter vs. Walternate and Olivia vs. Olivia in the season finale

There have been questions lately about why I stopped reviewing "Fringe," and I thought I'd take the occasion of the season finale to go into more detail about that - and to discuss the episode briefly, and of course provide you guys with an opportunity to do so. All those thoughts coming up just as soon as I pick a new place to hide my key...

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<p>Liz Lemon gets down with Carol (Matt Damon)&nbsp;in the &quot;30 Rock&quot;&nbsp;season finale.</p>

Liz Lemon gets down with Carol (Matt Damon) in the "30 Rock" season finale.

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'30 Rock' - 'I Do Do': Jack and Carol and Nancy and Avery

Matt Damon, Michael Sheen, Julianne Moore and Elizabeth Banks make for a guest-packed finale.

A quick review of the "30 Rock" season finale coming up just as soon as I implement Sky Law...

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<p>J'accuse!&nbsp;Dwight in action in &quot;The Office&quot;&nbsp;season finale.</p>

J'accuse! Dwight in action in "The Office" season finale.

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'The Office' - 'Whistleblower': I am Spartacus!

An appropriately disappointing end to a disappointing season.

A review of "The Office" season finale coming up just as soon as they make a Barbie out of me...

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<p>Meredith makes a desperate plea on the &quot;Grey's Anatomy&quot;&nbsp;finale.</p>

Meredith makes a desperate plea on the "Grey's Anatomy" finale.

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'Grey's Anatomy' - 'Sanctuary'/'Death and All His Friends': First-person shooter

Bullets fly in a riveting two-hour season finale.

Ordinarily, I review the four NBC comedies in a row to start off my Friday morning, but the events (and quality) of last night's "Grey's Anatomy" compel me to both write about the show for the first time in a while, and to jump it in queue ahead of "The Office" and "30 Rock" (which I will get to later along with, if I have time to watch it today, "Fringe," so please save all questions and comments on them all until those posts go up). Spoilers coming up just as soon as I tell you that, yes, you're going to die...

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<p>Ron Effing Swanson:&nbsp;hero?</p>

Ron Effing Swanson: hero?

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'Parks and Recreation' - 'Freddy Spaghetti': The show must go wrong?

The terrific second season ends in fine form.

A review of the "Parks and Recreation" season two finale coming up just as soon as I advance medical science 30 years...

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<p>Britta makes a bold declaration on &quot;Community.&quot;</p>
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Britta makes a bold declaration on "Community."

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'Community' - 'Pascal's Triangle Revisited': Trannies and furries and cookies, oh my!

The season finale takes a sharp romantic left turn.

A review of the "Community" season one finale coming up just as soon as I find a loophole...

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<p>The college cheerleaders of &quot;Hellcats.&quot;</p>

The college cheerleaders of "Hellcats."

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The CW's 2010-11 schedule: Not much new to see

The littlest broadcaster introduces two new fall series

Upfront Week 2010 concluded on a "Freaky Friday" note(*), with old man CBS unveiling by far the boldest schedule on Wednesday and then its little corporate sibling the CW playing it fairly safe the next day, with a schedule featuring only two new shows and a series of changes that make too much sense to be surprising.

(*) That's Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan to the CW's target demo, and other combinations to, um, earlier generations.

Of course, when you only program 10 hours a week (and, with the network for now ditching its Friday "Top Model" repeat, it will actually be 10 and not 9) and are programming to a tiny demographic sliver compared to the Big Four nets, there isn't as much room or need for innovation. The CW has the game it plays - and spent much of its upfront trying to sell itself as the "convergence" network, where advertisers can reach viewers not only on TV but Facebook, video streams, etc. - and next year's schedule seems a sensible way of playing it.

The schedule, and my thoughts on it, night-by-night:

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<p>Grayson shows off his hat collection on the &quot;Cougar Town&quot;&nbsp;finale.</p>

Grayson shows off his hat collection on the "Cougar Town" finale.

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'Cougar Town' - 'Finding Out': Penny caaaaaaan!

A funny, sweet season finale.

A review of the "Cougar Town" season finale coming up just as soon as I ruin the ending of "Teen Wolf" for you...

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<p>Gloria and Phil go to a Lakers game in the &quot;Modern Family&quot;&nbsp;finale.</p>

Gloria and Phil go to a Lakers game in the "Modern Family" finale.

Credit: ABC

'Modern Family' - 'Family Portrait': The fugitive pigeon

Claire goes crazy in search of a picture-perfect moment.

A review of the "Modern Family" season finale coming up just as soon as I postpone this hissy fit for a few minutes...

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