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Buzz Bissinger


A former Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist who worked for several newspapers and wrote two acclaimed non-fiction bestsellers, 'Friday Night Lights' (as H.G. Bissinger) and 'A Prayer for the City.' See full bio »

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(2004)
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(2006-2011)
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(2001)

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  Friday Night Lights (characters) (announced)
 2006-2011 Friday Night Lights (TV Series) (book - 75 episodes)
- Always (2011) ... (book - as H.G. Bissinger)
- Texas Whatever (2011) ... (book - as H.G. Bissinger)
- The March (2011) ... (book - as H.G. Bissinger)
- Don't Go (2011) ... (book - as H.G. Bissinger)
- Gut Check (2011) ... (book - as H.G. Bissinger)
 2004 Friday Night Lights (book "Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream" - as H.G. Bissinger)
 2003 Shattered Glass (article - as H.G. Bissinger)
  NYPD Blue (TV Series) (teleplay by - 4 episodes, 2001) (story by - 3 episodes, 2001)
- Lost Time (2001) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
- Thumb Enchanted Evening (2001) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
- In-Laws, Outlaws (2001) ... (teleplay by)
- Family Ties (2001) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
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Other Works:

Release of his book, "Father's Day: A Journey Into the Mind and Heart of MY Extraordinary Son". See more »

Alternate Names:

H.G. Bissinger
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Previous newspaper experience includes stints on Norfolk, Virginia's Ledger-Star, 1976-1978, St. Paul's Pioneer Press Dispatch, Minnesota, 1978-1981; investigative reporter at Chicago Tribune, Illinois, and reporter, then editor at the Inquirer, 1981-1988. See more »

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