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.
CBS ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ May Not Premiere Until Fall
The exit of showrunner Bryan Fuller understandably delayed CBS’ Star Trek: Discovery from its initial January 2017 premiere, but recent reports suggested there was no guarantee for its May rescheduling, either. Now, CBS reveals the series could be delayed as far back as fall, but definitely f…
Bill Paxton Completed Work on CBS ‘Training Day’ Before His Death
The film and TV communities are still reeling from the sudden loss of actor Bill Paxton, especially in light of the Terminator star’s still-active career. Most immediately, Paxton could be seen leading CBS’ Training Day adaptation, of which producers now clarify the late actor’s…
Ian McShane Taunts ‘Game of Thrones’ Fans to ‘Get a F—king Life’
Whatever your spoiler politics, it was hard to stay mad at Game of Thrones star Ian McShane for his cavalier attitude on revealing a “beloved character” return. The notoriously top-secret series got a dose of vulgar humility from the actor, and now McShane continues his candor, remindi…
Louis C.K. Adds Two New Standup Specials to Netflix Comedy Empire
As if Sarah Silverman, Dave Chappelle and Jerry Seinfeld weren’t enough, Netflix has picked up yet another comedy icon for new specials. Louis C.K. has joined the streaming service with a commitment for two new standup performances, the first of which will arrive as early as April.
Jimmy Kimmel Might Retire From Late-Night ‘Live!’ in 2019
The late-night wars have seen a surprising shift in recent months, as Colbert’s Late Show begins to overtake Fallon’s Tonight Show ratings, but might we be in for another shake-up soon? Perhaps over at ABC, as Jimmy Kimmel is apparently considering leaving Jimmy Kimmel Live! in 2019.
Warren Frost, ‘Twin Peaks’ Star and Co-Creator’s Father, Dies at 91
Twin Peaks has lost yet another of its returning Showtime cast, as star and co-creator Mark Frost’s father Warren is no longer with us. The Twin Peaks coroner and sometime Seinfeld star has passed away at age 91.
UFC’s Conor McGregor Denies ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Casting
Game of Thrones generally doesn’t hide the fact each season features a celebrity cameo or two, but those expecting to see UFC fighter Conor McGregor putting up his dukes in Westeros are apparently in for a bit of a dodge. McGregor apparently denies taking any role, adding “I’ve …
Watch Stephen Colbert’s Alter-Ego Return for Obama’s Final ‘Werd’
If ever conservative madmen escaped into the real world, Stephen Colbert would be judge. The Late Show host’s not-quite Colbert Report alter-ego returned to have the final “Werd” on Barack Obama’s presidency, the full clip of which you can watch right now.
Carrie Fisher, ‘Star Wars’ Princess Leia, Dies at 60
Terrible news to confirm today, as a beloved icon and Star Wars star’s condition has taken a turn for the worse. Carrie Fisher, actress behind both Princess and General Leia, has passed away at age 60. The revered actress and comedic presence had earlier suffered a heart attack en-route from …
Legion of Doom Kidnaps Rip Hunter in ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ 2017 Trailer
Legends of Tomorrow likely had the most cleanup after the four-way crossover, though winter finale “The Chicago Way” did manage to catch us up with Rip Hunter; albeit a very different Rip than we remember. Now, the 2017 return trailer teases a more fully-formed Legion of Doom, with a d…
Alan Thicke, ‘Growing Pains’ Star, Dies at 69
As 2016 seems to be an unendingly cruel mistress, another beloved TV parent has left us behind. Alan Thicke, actor behind Growing Pains patriarch Jason Seaver has passed away at age 69. The acclaimed sitcom star had only days earlier made a surprise cameo in the second season of Netflix’s Ful…
Florence Henderson, ‘Brady Bunch’ Mother and Star, Dies at 82
A sad day for fans of The Brady Bunch and revered actress Florence Henderson, as the Brady family matriarch has passed away at age 82. Henderson had since appeared in everything from Murder, She Wrote, to Roseanne, 30 Rock and Dancing With the Stars.