The Immortal Kevin Fitzpatrick was born and raised in New York City, and that doesn't make sense. Kevin wears many hats, including actor, editor, and writer, but never yellow. The best things in life are Back to the Future, beets, Firefly and The Venture Bros. When not picking apart the minutia of pop culture in film and TV, Kevin can usually be found RIGHT BEHIND YOU.
‘Jeopardy!’ Contestants Blew an Entire Sports Category, and Trebek’s Reaction Was Priceles…
A great man once spoke about the “gaps” we fill in one another. That man was Rocky Balboa, but these sports-deficient Jeopardy! players might not even recognize him. A new viral clip sees all three contestants completely confounded by a football category, and Alex Trebek was not amused…
Maisie Williams Debunks ‘Game of Thrones’ April 2019 Premiere Reports
Reporters claiming Game of Thrones’ final season will premiere in April 2019 have officially made Arya’s list. Star Maisie Williams says recent comments about the 2019 premiere landing in spring were “completely false,” and taken out of context from an earlier interview.
Kevin Spacey Cost Netflix $39 Million Over ‘House of Cards’ and ‘Gore’
The price of doing business with predators is high. A new Netflix earnings report from the end of 2017 reveals that the streaming giant took a staggering $39 million write-down in disbanding the relationship with Hollywood abuser Kevin Spacey, both in shortening the final House of Cards season and s…
‘Stranger Things’ Boss Hints at New Season 3 Evil, Fewer Episodes
Word that Stranger Things 3 would wait until 2019 has us all upside down, but there may be good news yet. Season 3 of the breakout Netflix drama is largely mapped out, including new “forces of evil” and slim hope that fewer episodes might keep a 2018 premiere in play.
Would a ‘Friends’ Revival Be as ‘Sad’ as Lisa Kudrow Says?
Now that CBS has reached back through time to bring Murphy Brown to 2018, the age of revivals is truly upon us. Many have long-viewed Friends as the Holy Grail of potential reunion series, but star Lisa Kudrow now dismisses the prospect as “sad.” Is she right?
‘Veep’ Season 7 Moves to 2019 for Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ Cancer Recovery
Fans of Julia Louis-Dreyfus want the Emmy-winning actress in good health, and Veep isn’t taking any chances. The HBO comedy will officially postpone filming on the seventh and final season until Louis-Dreyfus has had time to recover from chemotherapy for her breast cancer, thereby placing a p…
‘Better Call Saul’ Season 4 Is Finally Starting Production
The third season of Better Call Saul arrived at its latest yet with an April premiere, but that’s nothing compared to Jimmy McGill’s fourth year. New episodes of Better Call Saul have only just started production, and will likely bring us closer to Breaking Bad than ever.
‘Animaniacs’ Reboot Officially Lands at Hulu With Two-Season Order
Whatever your take on TV’s endless revivals, the latest will really put some bologna in your slacks. Yes, the Animaniacs are officially returning, as Hulu places a two-season order for a new version of the classic series with Steven Spielberg returning as executive producer.
‘Jeopardy!’ Player’s ‘Gangsta’ Pronunciation Costs Thousands in Must-See Clip
Boy, if there’s one topic you’d never imagine Jeopardy! a stickler for, it’s gangsta rap. You have to see this viral video of a contestant losing over $3000, as judges reverse Alex Trebek’s acceptance of proper “Gangsta’s Paradise” pronunciation.
Hoda Kotb Will Officially Replace Matt Lauer as ‘Today’ Co-Host
It took the whole of December, but NBC has finally named a new Today host to replace Matt Lauer. Hoda Kotb will permanently take over the co-hosting slot alongside Savannah Guthrie, having filled in for Lauer after the disgraced anchor was let go over sexual harassment charges.
James Franco Is Young Santa in Cut ‘SNL’ Hallmark Christmas Sketch
The bizarre subculture of dime-store Christmas movies seems oddly pervasive this year, and has not gone unnoticed at SNL. The “Not Ready for Primetime Players” have at least one more gift in the form of a cut short, featuring host James Franco in an endless stream of indistinguishable …
Amazon Passed on All Three of Its New Pilots, Might Cancel Others
Amazon is undergoing even more overhaul. In addition to its abandonment of the viewer feedback model for new pilots, Amazon has now passed on almost all of its latest shows, and might not renew some critical favorites.