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.
ESPN Boss Admits Cocaine Extortion Plot Forced His Resignation
The December resignation of ESPN chief John Skipper led to speculation of imminent harassment scandals, but the truth was far more complicated. Skipper now reveals that threats of extortion from his cocaine dealer placed both ESPN and his family in an “untenable position.”
A Fake ‘Simpsons’ Word Has Embiggened the Real Dictionary
As often as The Simpsons predicts reality, America’s favorite family can sometimes make their own. Such is the case with a perfectly cromulent new addition to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, dating all the way back to a 1996 Simpsons episode.
President Claire Leads ‘House of Cards’ Without Kevin Spacey in First Season 6 Teaser
So long, Frank Underwood. President Claire is behind the Oval Office desk as House of Cards prepares for its final season with a busy first teaser, and nary a Kevin Spacey in sight.
‘Roseanne’ Revival Lampshades Dan’s Death in First ABC Trailer
One wouldn’t necessarily expect the Conner family to take stock of the Oscars, but Roseanne is officially going for gold. The 90th Academy Awards brought our first look at ABC’s upcoming Roseanne revival, and John Goodman’s miraculous return has not gone unnoticed.
FOX Will Air O.J. Simpson’s ‘If I Did It’ Interview as a ‘Lost Confession’
Just when you thought FX and Ryan Murphy wrung every last drop from The People v. O.J. Simpson, FOX will air another side of the story. Twelve years after FOX had the good sense to pull O.J. Simpson’s distasteful If I Did It special, The Juice will officially be loose as a Lost Confession in …
‘Walking Dead’ Star Jeffrey Dean Morgan Not Happy With AMC’s Carl Twist
The Walking Dead made waves with a significant change to the source material in recent weeks, and fallout continues to rain. Series lead Jeffrey Dean Morgan is the latest to admit he’s “disappointed” with how AMC handled a major character exit, citing it as a reason he joined th…
Ryan Murphy Just Signed a $300 Million Netflix TV and Movie Deal
Ratched and The Politician were just the beginning of Ryan Murphy’s Netflix career. The American Horror Story and Pose showrunner has officially made the streaming service his new home, signing a whopping $300 million deal to develop new series for the next five years.
A ‘Seinfeld’ Revival Is Finally ‘Possible,’ Says Jerry
It’s official – er, officially possible. Seinfeld has long been seen as the holy grail of potential TV revivals, and its star and co-creator finally concedes that Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramer may join the ranks of iconic TV shows brought back for an encore.
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.
‘Westworld’ Season 2 Sets April Premiere in Violent Super Bowl Trailer
If the football game doesn’t look like anything to you, we have something that might. Return to Westworld as HBO drops the first official Season 2 trailer, chock-full of all the robot-on-human carnage you could ask for from the Super Bowl, along with an April premiere date.
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…
Trump Tell-All ‘Fire and Fury’ Is Getting Its Own TV Show
We knew the Trump presidency would make one hell of an event series someday; maybe not one year in, and three weeks after its tell-all book. And yet, the all-consuming Fire and Fury novel will indeed spark its own TV adaptation, landing a seven-figure deal for author Michael Wolff.