Friday Night Lights (5 seasons, 2006–2011)Zach Gilford (Matt Saracen), Adrianne Palicki (Tyra Collette), Scott Porter (Jason Street), Minka Kelly (Lyla Garrity), Gaius Charles (Smash Williams)Season 3, episode 13, “Tomorrow Blues” (with the exception of Charles, who left in episode four, “Hello, Goodbye”; and Porter, who left in episode 7, “New York, New York”)They all graduated — sort of, this takes some explaining. Friday Night Lights is one of the few high-school-TV shows to commit to its setting rather than just its characters, which meant that, as the series characters aged into senior year, it had to reckon with their future all at once (except for Landry, who the series decided was one year younger than everyone else). Some characters returned to Dillon, Texas, occasionally, but, as happens in life, most everyone ended going in different directions. In order of increasing heartbreak:After sustaining an injury in playoffs with the … [Read more...] about What Happens When Actors Leave High-School-TV Shows?
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She's not the only politician who loves musicals—former President Barack Obama is a big fan, and so is Vice President Mike Pence, who was booed and confronted by the Hamilton cast when he caught a performance last year shortly after the Trump ticket won. But people have begun to take notice of the former first lady's frequent appearances. … [Read more...] about After Donald Trump Won, Hillary Clinton Went to Broadway: Here’s Every Show She Saw
Even the most disciplined and effective candidate would struggle in a time of a public health and economic crisis. And Trump is one of the least disciplined candidates we've ever seen. The time for his campaign is right now. But can he drive a consistent narrative and not chase every last grievance? Or will he continue to lash out and let negative news about him define the race? History tells us that it's much more likely to be the latter. … [Read more...] about The three writers who could cost Trump the election
“Oprah was a person who almost had to raise herself, was abandoned by her mother for a little while and raised by her grandfather,” said Rubenstein. “She was fired from a job and it looked like her career was going nowhere and then she became the most famous interviewer in the world. She would say it’s because she learned how to listen. She has another quality that’s very important called empathy.” … [Read more...] about David Rubenstein Dishes On Jeff Bezos, Nancy Pelosi, Bill Clinton, Others In New Book ‘How To Lead: Wisdom From World’s Greatest CEOs, Founders, And Game Changers’
The analysis, which included survey responses from 677 school districts covering 13 million students, found that most U.S. students will begin the school year online. The surveys were sent to the biggest school districts across categories established by the National Center for Education Statistics: urban, suburban, town and rural. … [Read more...] about Predominantly white schools more likely to start in-person classes than mostly Black, Latino schools: analysis