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.
‘The Walking Dead’ Will Look Completely Different in Season 9
It is a confusing time to follow The Walking Dead. A few major upsets had fans wondering if Season 9 might break from the comic entirely, but first photos from the Georgia set tease a strange new (albeit familiar) look for the AMC zombie drama. Is that time-jump happening after all?
Amazon Prices Are Going Up – Is ‘Lord of the Rings’ to Blame?
Amazon is going all-out for its original series, but that money has to come from somewhere. The company confirms its Prime membership costs will rise 20% next month, and it may just have to do with all those expensive new TV offerings like Lord of the Rings.
‘SNL’ Stars Colin Jost and Michael Che Will Host the 2018 Emmys
Weekend Update is officially going to the Emmys. NBC confirms that SNL writers and stars Colin Jost and Michael Che will host the 2018 ceremony later this year, while creator Lorne Michaels is getting back involved as well.
Mike Myers’ Dr. Evil Returns in New ‘Tonight Show’ Sketch
The White House has no shortage of evil bald men, but consider it officially down one. Watch Mike Myers bring his most evil Austin Powers character out of cryo-stasis, as Jimmy Fallon consults with the latest White House castoff.
‘Ren and Stimpy’ Creator Had Relationships With At Least Two Underage Girls
Another entertainment industry predator has been brought to light. A thorough investigative report on Ren & Stimpy creator John Kricfalusi reveals the showrunner maintained several relationships with underage female animators, and may have trafficked in child pornography.
Of Course Donald Trump Called ‘Roseanne’ Over Ratings Success
The ratings bonanza around ABC’s Roseanne revival caught everyone by surprise, but what happened next should not. Documented ratings-hound and sitting U.S. President Donald Trump naturally reached out to bask in the success and show his own support for the revival.
John Mahoney, Star of ‘Frasier,’ Dies at 77
One of TV’s most beloved fathers has sadly passed away. Reports confirm that John Mahoney, best known for his role as the curmudgeonly Martin Crane across eleven seasons of Frasier, died in Chicago at the age of 77.
‘Jeopardy!’ Contestants Blew an Entire Sports Category, and Trebek’s Reaction Was Priceless
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.
Not Even ‘Game of Thrones’ Stars Know Which Ending Is Real
Game of Thrones employs the occasional subterfuge to thwart spoilers. HBO even hinted at multiple Season 8 endings for exactly that purpose, but a new report suggests not only that cast aren’t certain which ending will air, but also that HBO wants them quiet on social media.
Amazon May Not Release Pilots for Viewer Feedback Anymore
Amazon has undergone significant changes in recent months with regard to its TV department. Not only is the company aiming for broader, Lord of the Rings-size hits under a new studio head, but Amazon may drop its signature pilot process of letting viewers pick new series.
‘Forces of Destiny’ Just Revealed a Major Piece of ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Ending
Star Wars Rebels won’t officially conclude its fourth and final season until 2018, but both Rogue One and the animated Forces of Destiny have offered tantalizing clues. Now, the latest short definitively answers the fate of several Rebels figures beyond Rogue One, and potentially into the new trilogy.
‘Walking Dead’ Season 8 Had the Series’ Worst Premiere Ratings in Years
Any series is bound to show its age after eight seasons, but The Walking Dead might finally have begun to decompose. Sunday’s Season 8 premiere ratings were the third-lowest in the series’ history, beating only the 2010 series premiere and the 2011 Season 2 opener.