Fnlseason2cropHere’s a handy way to kill time at work. Yahoo’s TV page is offering streaming vids of a smattering of new and returning shows. Most notably, they’re giving people a sneak peek at the sophomore season opener of NBC’s glorious "Friday Night Lights."

I’m a latecomer to "FNL" fanaticism but I’ve been hooked ever since Season Pass maven Kathy Lyford thrust the season one DVD set in my hand and said "watch!" I don’t have the time to gush properly here about how fabulous the show is on every level: writing, cast (leads Kyle Chandler and Connie Britton were robbed this year of Emmy noms, that’s just a fact), directing, pacing, setting, tone — I could go on. And on.

I can’t wait to see the season opener but first I’ve got about five segs to go from last season. Kathy sez the opener is apt to be a little controversial among the "FNL" faithful, so click here to watch it via Yahoo, and if anyone has an opinion, let us know right here….

Other shows on Yahoo’s free streaming vid menu include:

Aliens in America — CW

The Big Bang TheoryCBS

Blood Ties — Lifetime

Brotherhood — Showtime

Chuck — NBC

Dexter — Showtime

Life is Wild — CW

–Cynthia Littleton

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