[10/19/06 - 11:21 AM] NBC Gives 'Friday' a Monday Showcase, Orders Additional Scripts By Brian Ford Sullivan (TFC)
LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- "Friday Night Lights" is slowly earning confidence from the Peacock as the network has asked for seven additional scripts of the series.
The order is on top of the two additional scripts ordered last week, giving the drama a full "back nine" order of scripts. (The network however still has yet to greenlight production on any additional episodes beyond its initial commitment of 13.)
In addition, NBC plans to showcase the series with a special first-run broadcast on Monday, October 30 at 10:00/9:00c in place of a previously announced repeat of "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip." Said episode will then encore in the show's regular Tuesday, 8:00/7:00c slot the following night.
"Lights" most-recent episode earned a 2.7 rating among adults 18-49 according to preliminary Nielsen data, a 12.50% growth from its second episode (2.4 rating) and just shy of its premiere numbers (2.8 rating).
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