Emily Rios Signs on For Friday Night Lights

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Emily Rios is the latest actress/actor to come aboard Friday Night Lights.

Earlier this week, it was announced that Lynn Blackburn would play Tami's new friend and co-worker on season five of the show. Before that, Grey Damon was revealed to be the next stud wide received for the Lions.

Now, say hello to Rios. She played the character of Maria on Men of a Certain Age this year, and appeared on a 2008 episode of House. She'll star on FNL for at least six episodes as Epyck, a rebellious, goth student.

The fifth season of the incredible drama begins production this month. Season four, after finishing its run on DIRECTV, premieres on NBC on May 7.

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Friday Night Lights Quotes

Tami: It didn't look to me like you were having fun. It looked to me like you were passed out cold.
Maura [rolls eyes]: Have you ever been to a party?
Tami: I sure have. I usually try to stay awake, it's a lot more fun that way.

"The kind of pregnant when you have a baby?"

Eric Taylor

Friday Night Lights Music

  Song Artist
Muzzle of bees Muzzle of Bees Wilco iTunes
Song Evergreen The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Song Bang a Gong (Get it On) T. Rex