• Publication date: October 19, 2018

Friday Night Lights

Set in Odessa, Texas a small town going thru economical hardship, and the town’s football team and dream of being champion

  • Publication date: October 19, 2018

Friday Night Lights

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2004

MBC Action:

October 19, 2018 19:00 (KSA) ~ October 19, 2018 18:00 (CLT)

(mbc.net) An inspiring sports drama, one of the best to be precise, follows the lives of the people in Odessa, Texas a town struggling through financial issues. With the economy at an all time low, the mood is grim in general; nothing to cheers them up; except maybe of their beloved, football team. Every Friday, the whole town rallies behind their team, leaving trouble behind. It helps them, when their team wins, lifting their spirit. So when the team, seems on a good track towards a spot in the playoffs and most probably in the finale, the whole town is electrified.

The film was a huge success with audiences and critics alike, winning the award for best Sports Movie ESPY.


  • Billy Bob Thornton as Coach Gary Gaines
  • Lucas Black as Mike Winchell
  • Garrett Hedlund as Don Billingsley
  • Derek Luke as James "Boobie" Miles
  • Jay Hernandez as Brian Chavez
  • Lee Jackson III as Ivory Christian
  • Lee Thompson Young as Chris Comer
  • Tim McGraw as Charles Billingsley
  • Grover Coulson as L.V. Miles
  • Connie Britton as Sharon Gaines
  • Julius Tennon as Coach Freddie James
  • Connie Cooper as Ms. Winchell
  • Amber Heard as Maria
  • Kasey Stevens as Flippy 

Directed by: Peter Burg

Rating: PG-13