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We're just a couple weeks away from the series finale of Friday Night Lights (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5), and there are a pair of parallel events that will play into how things end.

Coach Eric Taylor and the Lions ought to be on top of the world. They're looking strong as they head into the state playoffs.

But budget cuts could threaten the future of the East Dillon football program.

Meanwhile, an amazing opportunity comes Tammy's way. But Eric is so focused on his team he isn't interested in hearing about it.

It's a great episode. And the upcoming series finale is also great stuff.

Elsewhere on TV ...

Tennis (noon, NBC/Ch. 5): The men's semifinals at Wimbledon

Golf (1 p.m., Golf Channel): Second round of the AT&T National