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.
‘Iron Fist’ Season 2 Adds ‘Star Trek’ Star Alice Eve in Mystery Role
We still don’t know much about Jessica Jones or Luke Cage’s Season 2 premieres next year, but it looks like Iron Fist is gearing up for his own sophomore showing. Our first new addition to the series has arrived, as Star Trek and Black Mirror alum Alice Eve heads to Danny Rand’s…
‘Black Mirror’ Season 4 Trailer Finally Sets December Premiere
At long last, the fourth season of Black Mirror has cleared away the fog. Months after a first trailer and weeks after its promotional tour began, Netflix confirms a late December premiere for the six new stories that comprise the dystopian techno-thriller.
‘House of Cards’ Confirms Shortened Final Season Shooting in 2018
Weeks have gone by without much update on House of Cards’ future, and Netflix has finally made it official. Production will resume without Kevin Spacey in 2018, albeit with a modified episode order.
‘Stranger Things’ Is Officially Renewed for Season 3
Stranger Things has officially been canceled. No, I’m kidding – can you imagine? Given all the hoopla and unanswered questions of the breakout Netflix drama’s second season, the streaming service has of course confirmed that Eleven, Mike, Will, Joyce, Dustin and all the rest wil…
‘SNL’ Season 43 Adds Three New Cast Members, Seven (!) New Writers
We knew changes were coming to SNL Season 43 after the departures of Vanessa Bayer, Bobby Moynihan and Sasheer Zamata, but these additions are real buzzer-beaters. Ahead of Saturday’s premiere, SNL welcomes Heidi Gardner, Luke Null and Chris Redd to the series, with more than double as many w…
‘Batman’ Stars Burt Ward, Julie Newmar and More React to Adam West’s Passing
We’re still reeling from the loss of Adam West, TV’s original Batman and “Bright Knight” icon of superhero fans. The actor lost a battle with leukemia this weekend, and now Batman co-stars Julie Newmar and Burt Ward weigh in, along with Family Guy producers and many more.
Adam West, TV’s ‘Batman,’ Dies at 88
We’ve lost one of comic and TV culture’s most enduring favorites, as original Batman star Adam West has passed away. The smooth-voiced star became iconic for his portrayal of the ‘60s Caped Crusader, earning a place in the pop culture pantheon over the decades.
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…
SNL Will Cut Down on Commercial Breaks by 30% Next Season
SNL hasn’t yet revealed its final host of Season 41, let alone what, if any cast turnover to expect in Season 42, but a notable change is already afoot. The NBC mainstay will cut at least two commercial breaks from live airings next season, but what might replace the additional runtime?
‘Simpsons’ Boss Shares Script Pages of Unmade Prince Episode
The Simpsons has visited just about every nook and cranny of pop culture in its near-30 years, though a long-abandoned episode concept saw the late Prince putting in a particularly meta appearance. Now, Simpsons boss Al Jean shares the tribute episode that might have been, as well what caused the re…
SNL Will Air an All-Prince Tribute Special on Saturday
SNL had always intended to take off the coming weekend in preparation for its final May shows, but given the tragic passing of music icon Prince, NBC will pay tribute to the late star with a special highlight of the artist’s musical performances.
Joanie ‘Chyna’ Laurer, Star of WWE, Dies at 45
Tragic news for fans of former WWE diva and reality star Joanie Laurer, as the iconic “Chyna” has passed away at age 45. In the years since here tenure as “9th wonder of the world” wrestling star, the performer was also known for her reality TV appearances, public persona…